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Robert Siegel, Melissa Block and Audie Cornish

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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Africa
3:50 pm
Fri October 17, 2014

'Bring Back Our Girls' Hopes Release Brings An End To Campaign

Originally published on Fri October 17, 2014 5:26 pm

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Sports
3:50 pm
Fri October 17, 2014

NBA Is Trying Shorter Games — Why Not A Shorter Season?

Originally published on Fri October 17, 2014 5:26 pm

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Shots - Health News
4:31 pm
Thu October 16, 2014

Women Can Freeze Their Eggs For The Future, But At A Cost

A doctor uses a microscrope to view a human egg during in vitro fertilization (IVF), which is used to fertilize eggs that have been frozen.
Mauro Fermariello ScienceSource

Originally published on Thu October 16, 2014 5:35 pm

Until recently, freezing a woman's eggs was reserved mainly for young women facing infertility as a result of cancer treatments like chemotherapy.

But recent advances in technology have made freezing eggs easier and more successful, and likely have a lot to do with the recent decisions by Facebook and Apple to offer female employees a health benefit worth up to $20,000 to freeze their eggs.

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Global Health
4:21 pm
Thu October 16, 2014

U.S. Could Learn Lessons From Africa's Ebola Response

Originally published on Thu October 16, 2014 5:35 pm

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Politics
4:21 pm
Thu October 16, 2014

Political TV Ad Spending Expected To Top $1 Billion

Originally published on Thu October 16, 2014 5:35 pm

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A Closer Look At Sexual Assaults On Campus
5:54 pm
Wed October 15, 2014

Harvard Law Professors Say New Sexual Assault Policy Is One-Sided

A group of professors at Harvard Law School in Cambridge, Mass., has slammed the school's new sexual assault policy, saying it gives victims an unfair advantage.
Darren McCollester Getty Images

Originally published on Thu October 16, 2014 9:32 am

Just a few months after Harvard University announced a new, tougher policy against campus sexual assault, a group of Harvard law professors is blasting the rules as unfair.

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Around the Nation
4:37 pm
Wed October 15, 2014

Immigrant Advocates Challenge The Way Mothers Are Detained

Children enter a dormitory in the Artesia Family Residential Center in Artesia, N.M, in September. The center has been held up by the Obama administration as an example of the crackdown on illegal crossings from Central America. But civil rights advocates are suing the federal government, saying that lack of access to legal representation turned the center into a "deportation mill."
Juan Carlos LLorca AP

Originally published on Wed October 15, 2014 5:54 pm

The federal government is opening new family detention centers for newly arrived immigrants in the hope it will speed the process of considering their claims for asylum, but civil rights advocates have challenged this practice of detaining mothers and children who are caught coming into this country illegally.

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Movie Interviews
4:37 pm
Wed October 15, 2014

'Citizenfour' Charts The Early Days Of Snowden's NSA Revelations

Originally published on Wed October 15, 2014 5:54 pm

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Revelations about a massive system of global surveillance all started with an email.

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Health
4:11 pm
Wed October 15, 2014

Ebola Seems To Stay Two Steps Ahead Of Government Response

Originally published on Wed October 15, 2014 5:54 pm

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Energy
3:44 pm
Wed October 15, 2014

Falling Oil Prices Could Affect Manufacturing, Automobile Industries

Originally published on Wed October 15, 2014 5:54 pm

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