All Things Considered

Weekdays from 4-6:00pm
Hosted by Michael Burke

In-depth reporting and transformed the way listeners understand current events and view the world. Every weekday, hear two hours of breaking news mixed with compelling analysis, insightful commentaries, interviews, and special - sometimes quirky - features.

All Things Considered website

  • 4:29pm Mar 27, 2017
    National National Politics & Government

    Congress Votes To Expand Drug Testing For Unemployment Recipients

    President Trump is expected to sign a bill making it easier for states to require drug testing for recipients of unemployment benefits. Critics say drug testing doesn't save the government money. NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to Elizabeth Lower-Basch of the Center for Law and Social Policy about drug testing as a condition for federal assistance.
  • 4:29pm Mar 27, 2017
    World News World News

    Russian Opposition Leader Alexei Navalny Arrested After Protests

    Large anti-corruption protests swept across Russia Sunday. Many of them were organized by opposition leader Alexei Navalny who has now been arrested. These protests were the biggest since 2012 when tens of thousands came out against the Kremlin over allegations of widespread vote fraud. NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to independent Russian journalist Vladimir Pozner who is in Moscow.
  • 4:29pm Mar 27, 2017
    World News World News

    Polling Stations Open In Europe For Turkish Referendum

    Voting in the controversial Turkish referendum that led to the nasty spat between President Erdogan and Western European leaders starts in Germany. It's home to the largest ex-pat European community outside Turkey. It goes on for several weeks.
  • 4:29pm Mar 27, 2017
    National National Politics & Government

    Paul Ryan Looks To Unite GOP After Health Care Failure

    Speaker Paul Ryan said on Friday that his party was going through "growing pains" as the Republican health care bill failed. Now Republicans have to figure how to pick up the pieces and figure out how to govern, or risk another leadership crisis in the House.
  • 4:29pm Mar 27, 2017
    National National Politics & Government

    President Trump Looks To Move On From Health Care Failure

    How does President Trump recover from his first legislative failure? He may be able to draw some lessons from the last president who tried and failed to reform the health care system.
  • 4:29pm Mar 27, 2017
    National National Science Politics & Government Environment

    Trump's Plan To Ditch Clean Power Plan Threatens Paris Agreement

    President Trump is expected to ditch the Clean Power Plan this week. The CPP regulations would reduce emissions of greenhouse gases that warm the planet. Without it, the U.S. won't live up to its pledge, made in Paris in 2015, to make deep cuts in emissions. That could jeopardize the Paris deal, in which nearly 200 nations made similar pledges.
  • 4:29pm Mar 27, 2017
    National National Science Politics & Government Environment

    Proposed Budget Cuts Slash Funding For Great Lakes Clean-Up

    Proposed White House budget cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency and other agencies will end federal spending on Great Lakes clean-up. That includes axing work on invasive species like Asian carp and a public health program that protects drinking water from toxic algae for 11 million residents around Lake Erie.