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

  • 5:14pm Aug 10, 2016
    National National

    Justice Department Report Finds Baltimore Police Violated Civil Rights

    The Baltimore Police Department has been engaged a longstanding pattern and practice of discriminating against African-Americans, especially in areas where the poor are concentrated. That is just one of the findings of a comprehensive review by the Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division.
  • 4:28pm Aug 10, 2016
    National National Health & Safety

    Slaughterhouses Often Face Meager Safety Violations, Critics Say

    Hundreds of thousands of people go to work each day preparing the beef, pork and poultry that ends up on our dinner tables. Their workplace is among the most hazardous in the country. Slaughterhouses — while safer than they were decades ago — can exact a steep price from workers. As it tries to enforce safety rules, the government fines the businesses for violations, but one former official calls those fines ineffective and "embarrassingly low."
  • 4:28pm Aug 10, 2016
    National National Politics & Government

    Chris Christie Aide Accuses Governor Of Lying About 'Bridgegate'

    "Bridgegate" defense documents filed in court Wednesday night include a deleted text message from a Chris Christie staffer saying he "flat-out lied" during a 2013 press conference when he told reporters his senior staff were not involved in the bridge lane closures.
  • 4:28pm Aug 10, 2016
    National National Politics & Government

    State Department Emails Raise Possible Links To Clinton Foundation

    A new batch of emails just released between aides at the State Department under Hillary Clinton and Clinton Foundation staff raise new questions about whether the foundation was able to earn influence and favors when Clinton was secretary of state. NPR's Audie Cornish talks to reporter Eric Lichtblau, who has been covering this story for The New York Times.