All Things Considered

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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.

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  • 6:30pm Nov 30, 2016
    World News World News

    Fidel Castro's Ashes Begin 4-Day Journey Across Cuba

    Fidel Castro's ashes have begun their journey east, retracing the route he and his rebels took in 1959 to seize control of Cuba. They will be interred Sunday in Santiago de Cuba.
  • 6:30pm Nov 30, 2016
    National National Politics & Government

    House Democrats Re-Elect Nancy Pelosi As Minority Leader

    House Democrats held leadership elections Wednesday. Minority leader Nancy Pelosi, who has led House Democrats since 2003 was re-elected after an unexpected challenge from Ohio Democrat Tim Ryan.
  • 5:06pm Nov 30, 2016
    World News World News

    After Fidel Castro's Death, Cuban Dissidents Continue Fight For Human Rights

    The U.S. deal to reopen relations with Cuba did not address human rights issues, and dissidents on the communist island say that repression, detentions and harassment continue. We hear from some of those still working for what they hope will be a better future.
  • 5:06pm Nov 30, 2016
    National National Politics & Government

    Trump Says He Will Leave Business To Fully Focus On Presidency

    President-elect Trump tweeted Wednesday morning that he is drafting "legal documents...[to] take me completely out of business operations." He said he will hold a press conference in two weeks with his children to explain it. Many ethics experts say he would need to liquidate all of his holdings and sell them to non-family members to avoid conflicts. At this point, his plans are unclear.
  • 5:06pm Nov 30, 2016
    National National Politics & Government Health & Safety

    Trump's Choice To Oversee Medicaid Signals Likely Changes

    Big changes could be in store for Medicaid, the program that provides health care for more than 70 million. Trump has chosen the architect of Indiana's Medicaid overhaul to run the program nationwide.
  • 5:06pm Nov 30, 2016
    National National Economy Politics & Government

    Postelection Stock Market Rise Shocks Prominent Economists

    Before the election, two prominent economists were predicting that the stock market would fall 12 percent lower if Trump won versus Clinton. But, as it often does, the market surprised everybody and went in the other direction.
  • 5:06pm Nov 30, 2016
    National National Economy Politics & Government

    Trump Strikes Deal With Carrier To Keep Jobs In U.S.

    Carrier says it will keep about 1,000 jobs in Indiana instead of shifting production to Mexico. Donald Trump repeatedly singled out Carrier during his campaign and made stopping the move a priority. Now there is great interest in how Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence persuaded the company to reverse its decision.