Audie Cornish

Audie Cornish is host of All Things Considered, along with Robert Siegel and Melissa Block.

Previously, she served as host of Weekend Edition Sunday. Prior to moving into that host position in the fall of 2011, Cornish reported from Capitol Hill for NPR News, covering issues and power in both the House and Senate and specializing in financial industry policy. She was part of NPR's six-person reporting team during the 2008 presidential election, and had a featured role in coverage of the Democratic National Convention in Denver.

Cornish comes to Washington, D.C., from Nashville, where she covered the South for NPR, including many the Gulf states left reeling by the 2005 hurricane season. She has also covered the aftermath of other disasters, including the deaths of several miners in West Virginia in 2006, as well as the tornadoes that struck Tennessee in 2006 and Alabama in 2007.

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U.S.
12:00 pm
Tue September 30, 2014

Secret Service Chief On White House Breach: It Won't Happen Again

Originally published on Tue September 30, 2014 12:46 pm

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This is one of those questions that is perfect for a Congressional hearing, though not so perfect for the witness. The question is how a man managed to get so far onto the White House grounds.

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Men In America
4:14 pm
Wed September 10, 2014

Economy, Social Isolation May Be Driving Up Suicide Rates In Boomer Men

Originally published on Wed September 10, 2014 5:29 pm

Suicide rates among middle-aged men in America have shown a sudden, distressing increase in the last decade. For our series on men, Shankar Vedantam talks with Audie Cornish about the trend and what some researchers think might be causing it.

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Business
3:32 pm
Tue September 9, 2014

Apple Unveils New Payment System, iPhones, Smartwatch

Originally published on Tue September 9, 2014 5:00 pm

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5:51 pm
Thu September 4, 2014

These Kids Grew Up With The Woods As Their Only Classroom

The Hewitt family at home in Vermont.
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Originally published on Mon September 8, 2014 9:24 am

On a typical morning on Ben Hewitt's small farm in Cabot, Vt., he and his wife, Penny, and their two sons wake up early. But after doing the chores and eating breakfast, Fin, 12, and Rye, 9, don't have to run for the school bus.

Instead, they spend the morning reading Gary Paulsen tales, or they strap on pack baskets they wove themselves, carrying small knives at their belts, and head out to build shelters and forage in the woods.

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Health
3:10 pm
Thu August 21, 2014

American Ebola Patients Leave Atlanta Hospital Healthy

Originally published on Thu August 21, 2014 5:24 pm

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National Security
7:30 pm
Wed August 20, 2014

U.S. Reveals Failed Special Forces Mission To Rescue Hostages

Originally published on Wed August 20, 2014 8:59 pm

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Law
4:58 pm
Wed August 20, 2014

Supreme Court Steps In To Put Hold On Va. Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

Originally published on Thu August 21, 2014 12:39 pm

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From NPR News, this is ALL THINGS CONSIDERED, I'm Audie Cornish.

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Remembrances
3:19 pm
Tue August 19, 2014

Simin Behbahani, 'Lioness Of Iran,' Dies At 87

Originally published on Tue August 19, 2014 6:38 pm

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Iraq
3:05 pm
Fri August 8, 2014

U.S. Begins Airstrikes Against Iraqi Militants, With Narrow Aims

Originally published on Fri August 8, 2014 5:57 pm

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Media
3:01 pm
Fri August 1, 2014

A Note Of Appreciation And Farewell For Margaret Low Smith

Originally published on Mon August 25, 2014 1:34 pm

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We end this hour with a note of appreciation and gratitude. Today is the last day at NPR for Margaret Low Smith. You may not know her name but you hear her work every day.

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