NPR Programs: All Things Considered : NPR https://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=2 Every weekday, <em>All Things Considered</em> hosts Ailsa Chang, Audie Cornish, Mary Louise Kelly and Ari Shapiro present the program's trademark mix of news, interviews, commentaries, reviews, and offbeat features. Michel Martin hosts on the weekends. en Copyright 2019 NPR - For Personal Use Only NPR API RSS Generator 0.94 Sat, 19 Jan 2019 17:17:37 -0500 https://media.npr.org/assets/img/2018/08/06/npr_atc_podcasttile_sq-bcc33a301405d37aa6bdcc090f43d29264915f4a.jpg?s=200 All Things Considered https://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=2 no All Things Considered hosts Ailsa Chang, Audie Cornish, Mary Louise Kelly and Ari Shapiro present the program's trademark mix of news, interviews, commentaries, reviews, and offbeat features. Michel Martin hosts on the weekends.]]> NPR no Neyla Pekarek Strikes Out On Her Own In New Album Drawing On Colorado Folklore Rattlesnake, which was inspired by an actual frontierswoman named "Rattlesnake Kate."]]> Sat, 19 Jan 2019 17:17:37 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/01/19/686935292/neyla-pekarek-strikes-out-on-her-own-in-new-album-drawing-on-colorado-folklore?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered https://www.npr.org/2019/01/19/686935292/neyla-pekarek-strikes-out-on-her-own-in-new-album-drawing-on-colorado-folklore?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered Neyla Pekarek Strikes Out On Her Own In New Album Drawing On Colorado Folklore NPR Rattlesnake, which was inspired by an actual frontierswoman named "Rattlesnake Kate."]]> 410 no NPR's Melissa Block talks to Neyla Pekarek, formerly of The Lumineers, about her debut solo album, <em>Rattlesnake</em>, which was inspired by an actual frontierswoman named "Rattlesnake Kate." In Mexico, Dozens Killed In Gasoline Pipeline Explosion Sat, 19 Jan 2019 17:17:37 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/01/19/686935283/dozens-killed-in-explosion-of-gasoline-pipeline-tapped-by-thieves?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered https://www.npr.org/2019/01/19/686935283/dozens-killed-in-explosion-of-gasoline-pipeline-tapped-by-thieves?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered In Mexico, Dozens Killed In Gasoline Pipeline Explosion NPR 170 no A gasoline pipeline in the Mexican state of Hidalgo exploded Friday evening, killing more than 60 people and leaving many more injured. The pipeline had been illegally tapped by gasoline thieves. During Government Shutdown, Many Federal Workers Can't Afford To Miss A Paycheck Sat, 19 Jan 2019 17:17:37 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/01/19/686935272/during-government-shutdown-many-federal-workers-cant-afford-to-miss-a-paycheck?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered https://www.npr.org/2019/01/19/686935272/during-government-shutdown-many-federal-workers-cant-afford-to-miss-a-paycheck?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered During Government Shutdown, Many Federal Workers Can't Afford To Miss A Paycheck NPR 351 no The federal government's failure to pay its workers during the shutdown has caused hardship for many. Economist Joseph Stiglitz tells NPR's Melissa Block why so many have no savings to fall back on. Thousands Gather Across U.S. For 3rd Annual Women's Marches Sat, 19 Jan 2019 17:17:37 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/01/19/686935261/thousands-gather-across-u-s-for-3rd-annual-womens-marches?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered https://www.npr.org/2019/01/19/686935261/thousands-gather-across-u-s-for-3rd-annual-womens-marches?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered Thousands Gather Across U.S. For 3rd Annual Women's Marches NPR 235 no For the third time since President Trump's inauguration, women have gathered in Washington, D.C., for the Women's March, bringing attention to social justice issues. Trump Pitches 3-Year Extention Of DACA Protections For Border Wall Funding Sat, 19 Jan 2019 17:17:37 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/01/19/686935250/trump-pitches-3-year-extention-of-daca-protections-for-border-wall-funding?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered https://www.npr.org/2019/01/19/686935250/trump-pitches-3-year-extention-of-daca-protections-for-border-wall-funding?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered Trump Pitches 3-Year Extention Of DACA Protections For Border Wall Funding NPR 245 no President Trump proposed a deal to congressional Democrats that would protect recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program in exchange for $5.7 billion to fund the border wall. The Democratic Response To Trump's Latest Border Security Proposal Sat, 19 Jan 2019 17:17:37 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/01/19/686935241/the-democratic-response-to-trumps-latest-border-security-proposal?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered https://www.npr.org/2019/01/19/686935241/the-democratic-response-to-trumps-latest-border-security-proposal?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered The Democratic Response To Trump's Latest Border Security Proposal NPR 277 no NPR's Melissa Block speaks with Democratic Congressman Jamie Raskin following President Trump's latest proposal on border security. In Exchange For Border Wall Funding, Trump Proposes Temporary Immigrant Protections Sat, 19 Jan 2019 17:17:37 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/01/19/686935228/in-exchange-for-border-wall-funding-trump-offers-temporary-immigrant-protections?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered https://www.npr.org/2019/01/19/686935228/in-exchange-for-border-wall-funding-trump-offers-temporary-immigrant-protections?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered In Exchange For Border Wall Funding, Trump Proposes Temporary Immigrant Protections NPR 397 no With the partial government shutdown in its fifth week, President Trump offers to extend reprieves from deportation for so-called Dreamers and other immigrants in exchange for money for a border wall. There's No Rest For Anyone In 'The Dreamers' Sat, 19 Jan 2019 17:17:37 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/01/19/686690985/theres-no-rest-for-anyone-in-the-dreamers?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered https://www.npr.org/2019/01/19/686690985/theres-no-rest-for-anyone-in-the-dreamers?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered There's No Rest For Anyone In 'The Dreamers' NPR 365 no Karen Thompson Walker's new novel imagines a pandemic that puts victims into a deep sleep, giving them strange dreams from which they may not wake up — and panicking those still awake. BuzzFeed Editor-In-Chief Discusses Special Counsel's Challenge To Trump Report BuzzFeed editor-in-chief Ben Smith about the site's report that President Trump told his former lawyer to lie to Congress and the dispute by the special counsel.]]> Fri, 18 Jan 2019 21:48:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/01/18/686813156/buzzfeed-editor-in-chief-discusses-special-counsels-challenge-to-trump-report?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered https://www.npr.org/2019/01/18/686813156/buzzfeed-editor-in-chief-discusses-special-counsels-challenge-to-trump-report?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered BuzzFeed Editor-In-Chief Discusses Special Counsel's Challenge To Trump Report NPR BuzzFeed editor-in-chief Ben Smith about the site's report that President Trump told his former lawyer to lie to Congress and the dispute by the special counsel.]]> 224 no NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with <em>BuzzFeed</em> editor-in-chief Ben Smith about the site's report that President Trump told his former lawyer to lie to Congress and the dispute by the special counsel. Special Counsel Mueller's Office Says 'Buzzfeed' Report Is 'Not Accurate' Buzzfeed News that alleged President Trump directed his former lawyer Michael Cohen to lie to Congress is "not accurate."]]> Fri, 18 Jan 2019 20:48:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/01/18/686808444/special-counsel-muellers-office-says-buzzfeed-report-is-not-accurate?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered https://www.npr.org/2019/01/18/686808444/special-counsel-muellers-office-says-buzzfeed-report-is-not-accurate?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered Special Counsel Mueller's Office Says 'Buzzfeed' Report Is 'Not Accurate' NPR Buzzfeed News that alleged President Trump directed his former lawyer Michael Cohen to lie to Congress is "not accurate."]]> 256 no Special counsel Robert Mueller's office says a report from <em>Buzzfeed News</em> that alleged President Trump directed his former lawyer Michael Cohen to lie to Congress is "not accurate." Week In Politics: Special Counsel's Office Challenges 'BuzzFeed' Report The Washington Post's Jonathan Capehart and Politico reporter Eliana Johnson about a report from BuzzFeed News that special counsel Robert Mueller's office is challenging that says Trump directed Michael Cohen to lie to Congress.]]> Fri, 18 Jan 2019 20:45:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/01/18/686807708/week-in-politics-special-counsels-office-challenges-buzzfeed-report?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered https://www.npr.org/2019/01/18/686807708/week-in-politics-special-counsels-office-challenges-buzzfeed-report?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered Week In Politics: Special Counsel's Office Challenges 'BuzzFeed' Report NPR The Washington Post's Jonathan Capehart and Politico reporter Eliana Johnson about a report from BuzzFeed News that special counsel Robert Mueller's office is challenging that says Trump directed Michael Cohen to lie to Congress.]]> 423 no NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with <em>The Washington Post's</em> Jonathan Capehart and <em>Politico</em> reporter Eliana Johnson about a report from<em> BuzzFeed News</em> that special counsel Robert Mueller's office is challenging that says Trump directed Michael Cohen to lie to Congress. Former Chicago Police Officer Sentenced To Nearly 7 Years For Laquan McDonald Murder Fri, 18 Jan 2019 19:21:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/01/18/686794632/former-chicago-police-officer-sentenced-to-nearly-7-years-for-laquan-mcdonald-mu?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered https://www.npr.org/2019/01/18/686794632/former-chicago-police-officer-sentenced-to-nearly-7-years-for-laquan-mcdonald-mu?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered Former Chicago Police Officer Sentenced To Nearly 7 Years For Laquan McDonald Murder NPR 305 no Former Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke was sentenced to 6 years and 9 months in prison on Friday for the 2014 murder of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald. South Korea's Sports Prestige Gets Eclipsed By Sexual Abuse Against Female Athletes Fri, 18 Jan 2019 18:00:54 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/01/18/686696968/south-koreas-sports-prestige-gets-eclipsed-by-sexual-abuse-against-female-athlet?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered https://www.npr.org/2019/01/18/686696968/south-koreas-sports-prestige-gets-eclipsed-by-sexual-abuse-against-female-athlet?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered South Korea's Sports Prestige Gets Eclipsed By Sexual Abuse Against Female Athletes NPR 221 no Two-time Olympic gold medal speed skater Shim Suk-hee revealed earlier this month she was repeatedly raped by her coach. Now, South Korea's governing sports body has promised a crackdown on coaches. Order! Order! Listen To How The Speaker Of Britain's House Of Commons Became A Meme Fri, 18 Jan 2019 18:00:54 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/01/18/686696961/order-order-listen-to-how-the-speaker-of-britains-house-of-commons-became-a-meme?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered https://www.npr.org/2019/01/18/686696961/order-order-listen-to-how-the-speaker-of-britains-house-of-commons-became-a-meme?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered Order! Order! Listen To How The Speaker Of Britain's House Of Commons Became A Meme NPR 74 no The speaker of the British House of Commons, John Bercow, has become a meme in his efforts to keep Brexit negotiations civil. Joshua Tree Artist Built A Crystal Cave Of Wonder With Chicken Wire, Spray Foam Fri, 18 Jan 2019 18:00:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/01/18/686533352/joshua-tree-artist-built-a-crystal-cave-of-wonder-with-chicken-wire-spray-foam?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered https://www.npr.org/2019/01/18/686533352/joshua-tree-artist-built-a-crystal-cave-of-wonder-with-chicken-wire-spray-foam?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered Joshua Tree Artist Built A Crystal Cave Of Wonder With Chicken Wire, Spray Foam NPR 212 no Bob Carr's man-made world of miniature trees, waterfalls and geological formations delighted children and adults alike — and expressed his "uncontainable joy." Carr died earlier this month. R. Kelly Has Been Dropped By RCA Records, 'Billboard' Reports Surviving R. Kelly documentary series, RCA Records has reportedly dropped the singer, who has been accused by multiple women of sexual abuse.]]> Fri, 18 Jan 2019 17:32:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/01/18/686641970/r-kelly-has-been-dropped-by-rca-records-billboard-reports?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered https://www.npr.org/2019/01/18/686641970/r-kelly-has-been-dropped-by-rca-records-billboard-reports?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered R. Kelly Has Been Dropped By RCA Records, 'Billboard' Reports NPR Surviving R. Kelly documentary series, RCA Records has reportedly dropped the singer, who has been accused by multiple women of sexual abuse.]]> 237 no Amid increasing protests following the broadcast of the <em>Surviving R. Kelly</em> documentary series, RCA Records has reportedly dropped the singer, who has been accused by multiple women of sexual abuse. Sen. Amy Klobuchar Discusses New Allegations That Trump Told Cohen To Lie To Congress Fri, 18 Jan 2019 17:07:14 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/01/18/686696919/sen-amy-klobuchar-discusses-new-allegations-that-trump-told-cohen-to-lie-to-cong?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered https://www.npr.org/2019/01/18/686696919/sen-amy-klobuchar-discusses-new-allegations-that-trump-told-cohen-to-lie-to-cong?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered Sen. Amy Klobuchar Discusses New Allegations That Trump Told Cohen To Lie To Congress NPR 375 no NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., about allegations that President Trump instructed his attorney Michael Cohen to lie to Congress about his Russian real estate negotiations. As The Shutdown Continues, A Look At Trump's Claims About Fixing A Broken System Fri, 18 Jan 2019 17:07:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/01/18/686696954/as-the-shutdown-continues-a-look-at-trumps-claims-about-fixing-a-broken-system?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered https://www.npr.org/2019/01/18/686696954/as-the-shutdown-continues-a-look-at-trumps-claims-about-fixing-a-broken-system?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered As The Shutdown Continues, A Look At Trump's Claims About Fixing A Broken System NPR 207 no As a candidate, President Trump famously said "I alone can fix it." Two years into his presidency and he's tweeting about being all alone in the White House as the government shutdown drags on. Increasingly Bitter Showdown Continues Between President Trump And Speaker Pelosi Fri, 18 Jan 2019 17:07:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/01/18/686696947/increasingly-bitter-showdown-continues-between-president-trump-and-speaker-pelos?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered https://www.npr.org/2019/01/18/686696947/increasingly-bitter-showdown-continues-between-president-trump-and-speaker-pelos?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered Increasingly Bitter Showdown Continues Between President Trump And Speaker Pelosi NPR 200 no House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and President Trump are engaged in increasingly hostile negotiations over the government shutdown. What does this mean for the new Congress? A Look At The Quarterback Matchups For The NFL Conference Championship Games The Ringer to break down the quarterback matchups in NFL Conference Championship games this weekend.]]> Fri, 18 Jan 2019 17:07:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/01/18/686696940/a-look-at-the-quarterback-matchups-for-the-nfl-conference-championship-games?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered https://www.npr.org/2019/01/18/686696940/a-look-at-the-quarterback-matchups-for-the-nfl-conference-championship-games?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered A Look At The Quarterback Matchups For The NFL Conference Championship Games NPR The Ringer to break down the quarterback matchups in NFL Conference Championship games this weekend.]]> 256 no NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Robert Mays of <em>The Ringer</em> to break down the quarterback matchups in NFL Conference Championship games this weekend. Abortion Rights Opponents Descend Upon Washington For March For Life Rally Fri, 18 Jan 2019 17:07:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/01/18/686696933/abortion-rights-opponents-descend-upon-washington-for-march-for-life-rally?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered https://www.npr.org/2019/01/18/686696933/abortion-rights-opponents-descend-upon-washington-for-march-for-life-rally?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered Abortion Rights Opponents Descend Upon Washington For March For Life Rally NPR 230 no Tens of thousands of people were in Washington, D.C., Friday for the 'Right to Life' march, feeling reinvigorated with a new Supreme Court that could put in place sweeping new abortion regulations. What The Laquan McDonald Case Says About The Chicago Police Department's Culture Fri, 18 Jan 2019 17:07:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/01/18/686696926/what-the-laquan-mcdonald-case-says-about-the-chicago-police-departments-culture?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered https://www.npr.org/2019/01/18/686696926/what-the-laquan-mcdonald-case-says-about-the-chicago-police-departments-culture?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered What The Laquan McDonald Case Says About The Chicago Police Department's Culture NPR 248 no NPR's Mary Louise Kelly discusses a culture of police misconduct and a "code of silence" within the Chicago Police Department with Nicole Gonzalez Van Cleve, professor of sociology and criminal justice at the University of Delaware. Movie Review: Can M. Night Shyamalan's 'Glass' Make Its Trilogy Connection Clear? Glass is the third part of a trilogy that nobody knew was a trilogy until a few months ago.]]> Fri, 18 Jan 2019 17:07:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/01/18/686696912/movie-review-can-m-night-shyamalans-glass-make-its-trilogy-connection-clear?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered https://www.npr.org/2019/01/18/686696912/movie-review-can-m-night-shyamalans-glass-make-its-trilogy-connection-clear?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered Movie Review: Can M. Night Shyamalan's 'Glass' Make Its Trilogy Connection Clear? NPR Glass is the third part of a trilogy that nobody knew was a trilogy until a few months ago.]]> 267 no M. Night Shyamalan's new movie <em>Glass</em> is the third part of a trilogy that nobody knew was a trilogy until a few months ago. Looking Back On The First Government Shutdown In U.S. History Fri, 18 Jan 2019 16:33:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/01/18/686696856/looking-back-on-the-first-government-shutdown-in-u-s-history?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered https://www.npr.org/2019/01/18/686696856/looking-back-on-the-first-government-shutdown-in-u-s-history?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered Looking Back On The First Government Shutdown In U.S. History NPR 215 no The first government shutdown in history was in 1879, when former Confederate Democrats in Congress refused to fund the government unless protections for black voters went away. Who Is North Korean Diplomat Kim Yong-Chol? Fri, 18 Jan 2019 16:33:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/01/18/686696849/who-is-north-korean-diplomat-kim-yong-chol?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered https://www.npr.org/2019/01/18/686696849/who-is-north-korean-diplomat-kim-yong-chol?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered Who Is North Korean Diplomat Kim Yong-Chol? NPR 273 no A top North Korean Diplomat Kim Yong-chol met with President Trump Friday. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with journalist Jean Lee of the Wilson Center about the diplomat's background. White House Says There Will Be Another Summit With North Korea Fri, 18 Jan 2019 16:33:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/01/18/686696842/white-house-says-there-will-be-another-summit-with-north-korea?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered https://www.npr.org/2019/01/18/686696842/white-house-says-there-will-be-another-summit-with-north-korea?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered White House Says There Will Be Another Summit With North Korea NPR 221 no The U.S. and North Korea are working out the details for a possible second summit between President Trump and Kim Jong Un. Spending More On Education For Low-Income Kids Improves Their Prospects As Adults Fri, 18 Jan 2019 16:33:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/01/18/686696835/spending-more-on-education-for-low-income-kids-improves-their-prospects-as-adult?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered https://www.npr.org/2019/01/18/686696835/spending-more-on-education-for-low-income-kids-improves-their-prospects-as-adult?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered Spending More On Education For Low-Income Kids Improves Their Prospects As Adults NPR 261 no NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Kirabo Jackson, a labor economist at Northwestern University, about his research into how increases in spending on education positively influence outcomes in adulthood. Week In Politics: The BuzzFeed Report, Trump And Pelosi And A 2nd Summit With North Korea The Washington Post and Politico reporter Eliana Johnson about a report from BuzzFeed News that Trump directed Michael Cohen to lie to Congress, the feud between President Trump and Speaker Pelosi, and the second summit between Trump and Kim Jong Un.]]> Fri, 18 Jan 2019 16:33:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/01/18/686696828/week-in-politics-the-buzzfeed-report-trump-and-pelosi-and-a-2nd-summit-with-nort?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered https://www.npr.org/2019/01/18/686696828/week-in-politics-the-buzzfeed-report-trump-and-pelosi-and-a-2nd-summit-with-nort?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered Week In Politics: The BuzzFeed Report, Trump And Pelosi And A 2nd Summit With North Korea NPR The Washington Post and Politico reporter Eliana Johnson about a report from BuzzFeed News that Trump directed Michael Cohen to lie to Congress, the feud between President Trump and Speaker Pelosi, and the second summit between Trump and Kim Jong Un.]]> 453 no NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Karen Tumulty of <em>The Washington Post</em> and <em>Politico</em> reporter Eliana Johnson about a report from <em>BuzzFeed News</em> that Trump directed Michael Cohen to lie to Congress, the feud between President Trump and Speaker Pelosi, and the second summit between Trump and Kim Jong Un. BuzzFeed Reports Trump Directed Cohen To Lie To Congress BuzzFeed News.]]> Fri, 18 Jan 2019 16:33:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/01/18/686696821/buzzfeed-reports-trump-directed-cohen-to-lie-to-congress?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered https://www.npr.org/2019/01/18/686696821/buzzfeed-reports-trump-directed-cohen-to-lie-to-congress?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered BuzzFeed Reports Trump Directed Cohen To Lie To Congress NPR BuzzFeed News.]]> 255 no President Trump allegedly directed his onetime lawyer Michael Cohen to lie to Congress about the project to build a Trump tower in Moscow, according to new reporting from <em>BuzzFeed News.</em> 'A Different Kind Of Force': Sharon Van Etten Takes Her Sound In New Directions Remind Me Tomorrow.]]> Fri, 18 Jan 2019 16:33:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/01/18/686199118/a-different-kind-of-force-sharon-van-etten-takes-her-sound-in-new-directions?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered https://www.npr.org/2019/01/18/686199118/a-different-kind-of-force-sharon-van-etten-takes-her-sound-in-new-directions?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered 'A Different Kind Of Force': Sharon Van Etten Takes Her Sound In New Directions NPR Remind Me Tomorrow.]]> 480 no After taking a break, Van Etten tweaks her sound and loves the many versions of herself on her latest album, <em>Remind Me Tomorrow</em>. For Wildfire Victims Suing PG&E, A Company Bankruptcy Could Impact Their Compensation Thu, 17 Jan 2019 18:28:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/01/17/686330318/for-wildfire-victims-suing-pg-e-a-company-bankruptcy-could-impact-their-compensa?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered https://www.npr.org/2019/01/17/686330318/for-wildfire-victims-suing-pg-e-a-company-bankruptcy-could-impact-their-compensa?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered Lily Jamali 218 no Lawyers have descended on Chico, Calif., in a race to find fire victims to sign up for lawsuits against PG&E. But the utility company's announcement that they will be filing for bankruptcy has thrown the legal race into chaos. Trump Administration Brings Back Some Federal Workers As Shutdown Drags On Thu, 17 Jan 2019 18:28:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/01/17/686330311/trump-administration-brings-back-some-federal-workers-as-shutdown-drags-on?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered https://www.npr.org/2019/01/17/686330311/trump-administration-brings-back-some-federal-workers-as-shutdown-drags-on?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered Trump Administration Brings Back Some Federal Workers As Shutdown Drags On NPR 252 no The Trump administration is interpreting the somewhat vague law governing shutdowns broadly so it can ease the pain this shutdown causes. But some critics say they're not adhering to the law. Composer And Pianist André Mehmari On The Possibilities Of Theme And Variation All Things Considered theme song.]]> Thu, 17 Jan 2019 17:39:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/01/17/686330325/composer-and-pianist-andr-mehmari-on-the-possibilities-of-theme-and-variation?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered https://www.npr.org/2019/01/17/686330325/composer-and-pianist-andr-mehmari-on-the-possibilities-of-theme-and-variation?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered Composer And Pianist Andr? Mehmari On The Possibilities Of Theme And Variation NPR All Things Considered theme song.]]> 331 no NPR's Ari Shapiro catches up with Brazilian composer and pianist André Mehmari, who improvised a nearly 30-minute version of the <em>All Things Considered</em> theme song. Palestinian School And Sewage Projects Unfinished As U.S. Cuts Final Bit Of Aid Thu, 17 Jan 2019 17:24:08 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/01/17/685932903/palestinian-school-and-sewage-projects-unfinished-as-u-s-cuts-final-bit-of-aid?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered https://www.npr.org/2019/01/17/685932903/palestinian-school-and-sewage-projects-unfinished-as-u-s-cuts-final-bit-of-aid?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered Palestinian School And Sewage Projects Unfinished As U.S. Cuts Final Bit Of Aid NPR 234 no The White House has blocked efforts to finish U.S.-funded infrastructure projects in the West Bank and Gaza before a Feb. 1 aid cutoff date. Michigan State President Steps Down After Insulting Comments About Abuse Survivors Thu, 17 Jan 2019 17:23:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/01/17/686330297/michigan-state-president-steps-down-after-insulting-comments-about-abuse-survivo?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered https://www.npr.org/2019/01/17/686330297/michigan-state-president-steps-down-after-insulting-comments-about-abuse-survivo?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered Michigan State President Steps Down After Insulting Comments About Abuse Survivors Kate Wells 255 no The interim president of Michigan State University has resigned after comments that survivors of Larry Nassar felt were insulting. For some, this move by the university feels like a new direction. The Shutdown Is Testing Democrats' Promise To Work Across The Aisle Thu, 17 Jan 2019 17:23:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/01/17/686330290/the-shutdown-is-testing-democrats-promise-to-work-across-the-aisle?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered https://www.npr.org/2019/01/17/686330290/the-shutdown-is-testing-democrats-promise-to-work-across-the-aisle?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered The Shutdown Is Testing Democrats' Promise To Work Across The Aisle NPR 239 no Freshman Democrats won back control of the House for their party campaigning to break the gridlock in Washington, but the ongoing government shutdown is testing how they can deliver on that promise. Former Top National Security Official Reacts To New Missile Defense Review Thu, 17 Jan 2019 17:23:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/01/17/686330283/former-top-national-security-official-reacts-to-new-missile-defense-review?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered https://www.npr.org/2019/01/17/686330283/former-top-national-security-official-reacts-to-new-missile-defense-review?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered Former Top National Security Official Reacts To New Missile Defense Review NPR 242 no NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with former National Security Council official Michael Green about President Trump's new missile defense strategy that says North Korea is still a threat. The Los Angeles Teacher Strike's Class Size Conundrum Thu, 17 Jan 2019 17:23:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/01/17/685116971/the-los-angeles-teacher-strikes-class-size-conundrum?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered https://www.npr.org/2019/01/17/685116971/the-los-angeles-teacher-strikes-class-size-conundrum?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered The Los Angeles Teacher Strike's Class Size Conundrum Kyle Stokes 261 no Leaders of LA's teachers union have made class-size reduction a centerpiece of their negotiations. But researchers disagree on whether high price of smaller classes is worth it. Teenage Diver Finds Tons Of Golf Balls Rotting Off California Thu, 17 Jan 2019 16:37:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/01/17/686257550/teenage-diver-finds-tons-of-golf-balls-rotting-off-california?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered https://www.npr.org/2019/01/17/686257550/teenage-diver-finds-tons-of-golf-balls-rotting-off-california?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered Teenage Diver Finds Tons Of Golf Balls Rotting Off California NPR 151 no Alex Weber discovered more than 50,000 balls in the ocean near coastal California golf courses. When golf balls degrade, as these were doing, they release plastic particles and toxic chemicals. Hulu And Netflix Release Documentaries To Shed Light On Failed Fyre Festival Thu, 17 Jan 2019 16:29:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/01/17/686330243/hulu-and-netflix-release-documentaries-to-shed-light-on-failed-fyre-festival?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered https://www.npr.org/2019/01/17/686330243/hulu-and-netflix-release-documentaries-to-shed-light-on-failed-fyre-festival?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered Hulu And Netflix Release Documentaries To Shed Light On Failed Fyre Festival NPR 298 no Hulu and Netflix released documentaries about the failed Fyre Festival this week. Both offer insight into what went wrong with the infamous music festival crafted for social media influencers. GOP Rep. Steve King's Constituents Are Rethinking His Political Future Thu, 17 Jan 2019 16:29:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/01/17/686330236/gop-rep-steve-king-s-constituents-are-rethinking-his-political-future?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered https://www.npr.org/2019/01/17/686330236/gop-rep-steve-king-s-constituents-are-rethinking-his-political-future?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered GOP Rep. Steve King's Constituents Are Rethinking His Political Future Katie Peikes 157 no After Republican Rep. Steve King of Iowa was rebuked by the U.S. House this week for making racist comments, voters in his district are debating his remarks and whether he should stay in office. Why Trade Sanctions Against Iran Are Increasingly Hard For Iraq To Comply With Thu, 17 Jan 2019 16:29:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/01/17/686330229/why-trade-sanctions-against-iran-are-increasingly-hard-for-iraq-to-comply-with?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered https://www.npr.org/2019/01/17/686330229/why-trade-sanctions-against-iran-are-increasingly-hard-for-iraq-to-comply-with?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered Why Trade Sanctions Against Iran Are Increasingly Hard For Iraq To Comply With NPR 259 no After Secretary of State Pompeo went to Iraq to encourage the country to stop trading with Iran, an Iranian delegation arrived for a trade conference. The countries are deeply enmeshed in business. As Shutdown Continues, Many Unpaid Federal Workers Are Frustrated And Angry Thu, 17 Jan 2019 16:29:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/01/17/686330222/as-shutdown-continues-many-unpaid-federal-workers-are-frustrated-and-angry?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered https://www.npr.org/2019/01/17/686330222/as-shutdown-continues-many-unpaid-federal-workers-are-frustrated-and-angry?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered As Shutdown Continues, Many Unpaid Federal Workers Are Frustrated And Angry NPR 236 no Federal workers are growing increasingly frustrated with the shutdown and political mess in Washington. Some have found other jobs temporarily. How European Politicians Are Reacting To The Defeat Of The U.K. Brexit Plan The Economist, about how the European Parliament is reacting to the failure of the British Parliament to approve the Brexit deal.]]> Thu, 17 Jan 2019 16:29:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/01/17/686330215/how-european-politicians-are-reacting-to-the-defeat-of-the-u-k-brexit-plan?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered https://www.npr.org/2019/01/17/686330215/how-european-politicians-are-reacting-to-the-defeat-of-the-u-k-brexit-plan?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered How European Politicians Are Reacting To The Defeat Of The U.K. Brexit Plan NPR The Economist, about how the European Parliament is reacting to the failure of the British Parliament to approve the Brexit deal.]]> 234 no NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Jeremy Cliffe, Brussels bureau chief for <em>The Economist,</em> about how the European Parliament is reacting to the failure of the British Parliament to approve the Brexit deal. Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin Discusses Attorney General Nominee William Barr Thu, 17 Jan 2019 16:29:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/01/17/686330206/illinois-sen-dick-durbin-discusses-attorney-general-nominee-william-barr?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered https://www.npr.org/2019/01/17/686330206/illinois-sen-dick-durbin-discusses-attorney-general-nominee-william-barr?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin Discusses Attorney General Nominee William Barr NPR 421 no NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin of Illinois about the lengthy government shutdown and the nomination of William Barr to be attorney general. Trump Unveils Ambitious Missile Defense Plans Thu, 17 Jan 2019 15:53:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/01/17/686169529/trump-unveils-ambitious-missile-defense-plans?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered https://www.npr.org/2019/01/17/686169529/trump-unveils-ambitious-missile-defense-plans?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered Trump Unveils Ambitious Missile Defense Plans NPR 197 no The strategy, reminiscent of the Cold War-era Star Wars program, calls for new sensors in space, updated missile interceptors and advanced weapons, including lasers. Trump Postpones Pelosi Trip To War Zone After She Postpones State Of The Union Thu, 17 Jan 2019 15:06:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/01/17/686289954/trump-postpones-pelosi-trip-to-war-zone-after-she-postpones-state-of-the-union?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered https://www.npr.org/2019/01/17/686289954/trump-postpones-pelosi-trip-to-war-zone-after-she-postpones-state-of-the-union?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered Trump Postpones Pelosi Trip To War Zone After She Postpones State Of The Union NPR 239 no "In light of the 800,000 great American workers not receiving pay, I am sure you would agree that postponing this public relations event is totally appropriate," the president wrote to the speaker. Federal Immigration Agents Separated More Migrant Children Than Previously Thought Thu, 17 Jan 2019 13:05:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/01/17/686198267/federal-immigration-agents-separated-more-migrant-children-than-previously-thoug?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered https://www.npr.org/2019/01/17/686198267/federal-immigration-agents-separated-more-migrant-children-than-previously-thoug?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered Federal Immigration Agents Separated More Migrant Children Than Previously Thought NPR 232 no Before family separation became an official and controversial policy of the Trump administration, federal immigration agents separated "thousands" of migrant children from their parents. Beloved Poet Mary Oliver, Who Believed Poetry 'Mustn't Be Fancy,' Dies At 83 Thu, 17 Jan 2019 11:30:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/01/17/577380646/beloved-poet-mary-oliver-who-believed-poetry-mustn-t-be-fancy-dies-at-83?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered https://www.npr.org/2019/01/17/577380646/beloved-poet-mary-oliver-who-believed-poetry-mustn-t-be-fancy-dies-at-83?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered Beloved Poet Mary Oliver, Who Believed Poetry 'Mustn't Be Fancy,' Dies At 83 NPR 220 no Oliver wasn't always appreciated by critics, but she was still one of the country's most popular poets. In 2012, she told NPR, "Poetry, to be understood, must be clear." Chicago Cops Found Not Guilty Of Cover-Up In Laquan McDonald Shooting Case Thu, 17 Jan 2019 06:00:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2019/01/17/686097601/verdict-expected-for-chicago-cops-charged-in-cover-up-of-laquan-mcdonald-shootin?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered https://www.npr.org/2019/01/17/686097601/verdict-expected-for-chicago-cops-charged-in-cover-up-of-laquan-mcdonald-shootin?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsallthingsconsidered Chicago Cops Found Not Guilty Of Cover-Up In Laquan McDonald Shooting Case Patrick Smith 232 no The officers were charged with conspiracy, obstruction of justice, and official misconduct for allegedly exaggerating the threat the 17-year-old posed to officers.