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All Things Considered
Weekdays 3:00pm-6:00pm, Weekend at 4pm

Since its debut in 1971, this afternoon radio newsmagazine has delivered in-depth reporting and transformed the way listeners understand current events and view the world. Heard by almost 13 million* people on nearly 700 radio stations each week, All Things Considered is one of the most popular programs in America. Every weekday, hosts Melissa Block Robert Siegel, and Audie Cornish present two hours of breaking news mixed with compelling analysis, insightful commentaries, interviews, and special -- sometimes quirky -- features. 

A one-hour edition of the program runs on Saturday and Sunday.

The posts below are some of the highlights from All Things ConsideredVisit the program page on NPR to see a full list of stories.

  • A bitter legal fight over the childhood home of Singapore's founding father, Lee Kuan Yew, has come to define Singapore's ruling family.
  • NPR's Scott Detrow speaks with Amanda Shanor, a First Amendment scholar, about the case United States v. Hansen, which will be argued before the Supreme Court on Monday.
  • President Biden has approved a federal emergency declaration for Mississippi, after a tornado hit four counties killing at least 25 people, injuring dozens of others and destroying countless homes.
  • NPR's Scott Detrow speaks with Marta Wosińska, a visiting fellow at the Brookings Institution, about the rise in prescription drug shortages and what can be done to fix it.
  • Scott Detrow speaks with Miami Herald reporter Jacqueline Charles about the gang violence and hunger crisis in Haiti.
  • The difference between song and record of the year at the Grammys can be confusing. So confusing, that we messed it up on a story on npr.org, and had to issue a correction.
  • Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is eyeing a run for president. He's made a national name for himself by taking on culture war topics. So how do Florida voters feel about all this?
  • Thinking about quitting your job or maybe starting a business? NPR's Life Kit has tips on getting your finances in order before making a big leap.
  • An explosion Friday night in a chocolate factory in West Reading, Pa., has killed at least two people and left several more missing.
  • NPR's Scott Detrow talks with Emily Wagster Pettus of The Associated Press about a rare, long-track tornado that left a trail of devastation across western Mississippi on Friday night.