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

  • 5:43pm May 11, 2016
    World News World News National

    As 10-Year Deal Nears End, Israel Urges U.S. To Provide More Arms Aid

    Israel is the top recipient, by a wide margin, of U.S. foreign military aid. As the current 10-year aid package nears its end, U.S. and Israeli officials are negotiating a new and likely even bigger aid deal. Senators from both parties are prodding the White House to get a "robust" deal done; many have arms industries that will benefit. Critics call it a give away to a prosperous nation that drains spending on the home front.
  • 5:43pm May 11, 2016
    World News World News

    Romania Hosts First U.S. Bases As Russia Distrust Mounts

    Mounting Romanian distrust of Russia following its actions in neighboring Ukraine and Moldova has driven Bucharest to take dramatic steps to modernize its military and host some of the first U.S. bases in a former Iron Curtain country.
  • 4:28pm May 11, 2016
    National National Politics & Government Health & Safety

    Presidential Candidates Confront Obstacles To Opioid Addiction Treatment

    Presidential candidates have been confronted by voters over the crisis of opioid abuse and heroin addiction. One major problem is accessing treatment when someone who needs it is ready to receive it.
  • 4:28pm May 11, 2016
    National National Politics & Government

    Donald Trump Sets Vice Presidential Search In Motion

    Donald Trump has a vice presidential search in full motion, and the names being discussed reveal some weaknesses the apparent GOP nominee is looking to shore up on his ticket.
  • 4:28pm May 11, 2016
    National National

    Google To Ban Payday Loan Ads

    Google says it will ban all payday loan ads from its site. Consumer advocates say the lending practice hurts the poor and vulnerable.