All Things Considered

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

Triad Arts: Monday, Wednesday, Friday at 5:44 pm

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

  • 8:18pm Oct 09, 2015
    World News World News National

    U.S. Halts Program To Train Syrian Rebels Fighting ISIS

    The Obama administration is shifting its policy on arming and training rebels to fight the Islamic State in the Syrian conflict. NPR takes a look at the new policy and what it changes about the role of the U.S. in the conflict.
  • 8:18pm Oct 09, 2015
    World News World News Religion

    6 Palestinians Killed In Clashes With Israeli Soldiers

    Israeli troops killed several Palestinians in clashes and there were a series of separate stabbing attacks as violence increased over access to Jerusalem sites holy to both sides.
  • 8:18pm Oct 09, 2015
    World News World News National Economy Politics & Government

    Week In Politics: Speaker Of The House Race, Hillary Clinton On The TPP

    NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with our regular political commentators E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and Brookings Institution and David Brooks of The New York Times. They discuss Rep. Kevin McCarthy's decision to withdraw from the race for the next Speaker of the House, Hillary Clinton's opposition to the TPP, and the Russian strategy in Syria.
  • 6:38pm Oct 09, 2015
    World News World News National Economy Politics & Government Health & Safety

    TPP Negotiators Reached Agreement With Sticky Compromise On Biologics Drugs

    A big sticking point in the negotiations over the Trans-Pacific Partnership involved biologics medicines and vaccines created from living organisms. The dispute centered on patent protection: how many years drug companies should have before facing competition from generics. The negotiators ended up with a complicated compromise that gives drug makers five to eight years of protection. But nobody is really happy with the outcome.
  • 5:09pm Oct 09, 2015
    World News World News Politics & Government

    Tunisia's National Dialogue Quartet Awarded Nobel Peace Prize

    Leaders of Tunisia's political factions win the Nobel peace prize for guiding the country through a political transition that's been a lot more peaceful than transitions in neighboring countries.
  • 2:22pm Oct 09, 2015
    World News World News National Economy Politics & Government

    Obama Begins Sales Pitch To Congress On Trans-Pacific Partnership

    Negotiators reached agreement on a massive trade deal this week. It sets in motion a complex political fight — one that involves federal policy, the national economy, President Obama's legacy, and creates a backdrop for the 2016 presidential election.
  • 2:16pm Oct 09, 2015
    National National Politics & Government

    How Will The New Crop Of First-Time Voters Lean In 2016?

    The "kids" who came of age during the Obama years are all grown up and are getting their first chance to vote for president. What issues are influencing this new batch of voters?