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All Things Considered brings listeners the biggest stories of the day, thoughtful commentaries, insightful features on the quirky and the mainstream in arts and life, music and entertainment, all brought alive through sound.

All Things Considered is the most listened-to, afternoon drive-time, news radio program in the country. The program has earned many of journalism's highest honors, including the George Foster Peabody Award, the Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award and the Overseas Press Club Award.

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Politics
4:30 pm
Fri May 1, 2015

Baltimore State's Attorney Known For Understanding City's Poor Communities

Originally published on Fri May 1, 2015 8:18 pm

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Now, more about the woman who's building the case against those six officers. Marilyn Mosby is 35 years old. She just took the office of chief prosecutor in Baltimore four months ago. NPR's Nurith Aizenman reports.

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Law
4:30 pm
Fri May 1, 2015

What Is Depraved Heart Murder? The Unusual Charges Against Officers In Baltimore

Originally published on Fri May 1, 2015 8:18 pm

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Around the Nation
4:30 pm
Fri May 1, 2015

Ta-Nehisi Coates Criticizes Calls For Nonviolence In Baltimore

Originally published on Fri May 1, 2015 8:18 pm

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Africa
3:29 pm
Fri May 1, 2015

South African Government Denies Xenophobia Played Role In Man's Death

Originally published on Fri May 1, 2015 8:18 pm

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Sports
3:29 pm
Fri May 1, 2015

Mayweather, Pacquiao Finally Go Head-To-Head This Weekend

Originally published on Fri May 1, 2015 8:18 pm

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Business
3:29 pm
Fri May 1, 2015

U.S., Canada Announce New Safety Standards For Oil Trains

Firefighters douse blazes after a freight train loaded with oil derailed in Lac-Mégantic in Canada's Quebec province on July 6, 2013, sparking explosions that engulfed about 30 buildings in fire.
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Originally published on Fri May 1, 2015 8:18 pm

Transportation officials in the U.S. and Canada are imposing tougher safety standards on trains hauling crude oil.

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and Canada's Transport Minister Lisa Raitt announced Friday that shippers must use stronger tank cars to haul oil across North America by October 1. The new rules will also mandate the use of a controversial braking system on trains carrying crude.

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Business
7:19 pm
Thu April 30, 2015

Health Insurer Aetna Raises Wages For Lowest-Paid Workers To $16 An Hour

Aetna announced one of its largest pay hikes recently. CEO Mark Bertolini says he believes it largely could pay for itself by making workers more productive.
Courtesy of Aetna

Originally published on Fri May 1, 2015 3:56 pm

Prospects for low-wage workers at some large companies have improved recently as both Walmart and McDonald's announced pay hikes, but one of the most significant announcements came at Aetna.

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Health
6:17 pm
Thu April 30, 2015

Western Hemisphere Wipes Out Its Third Virus

Health worker Jackie Carnegie delivers a rubella vaccine in Colorado in 1972.
Ira Gay Sealy Denver Post via Getty Images

Originally published on Mon May 4, 2015 10:39 am

It took 15 years and hundreds of millions of vaccines. But North America and South America have officially eradicated rubella, health authorities said Wednesday. Rubella is only the third virus eradicated from people in the Western Hemisphere.

Also known as German measles, rubella causes only a mild illness in children, with a rash and sometimes a fever.

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Asia
5:05 pm
Thu April 30, 2015

He Carried His Mom On His Back For 5 Hours En Route To Medical Care

Amar Baramu carried his 70-year-old mother on his back for five hours, then rode with her on a bus for 12 more, to get her to a hospital for the head wound she suffered during the earthquake.
Julie McCarthy NPR

Originally published on Mon May 4, 2015 10:42 am

He carried his 70-year-old mother on his back for five hours.

Then he traveled with her by bus for 12 more.

She suffered a severe head injury when the earthquake rumbled through her village of Thumi. He was trying to get her to a hospital in the Gorkha district in northern-central Nepal.

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Sports
5:05 pm
Thu April 30, 2015

Clothing Designer Helps NFL Prospects Suit Up For The Draft

Originally published on Thu April 30, 2015 7:19 pm

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