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Every weekday, All Things Considered hosts Ailsa Chang, Audie Cornish, Mary Louise Kelly and Ari Shapiro present the program's trademark mix of news, interviews, commentaries, reviews, and offbeat features. Michel Martin hosts on the weekends.
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Trump Administration Revokes Visas For Palestinian Envoy

Sun, 2018-09-16 17:15

A Palestinian official is condemning the U.S. decision to revoke the visas of the family of a Palestinian envoy to the U.S.

Memoir: 'Not For The Faint Of Heart'

Sun, 2018-09-16 17:15

Wendy Sherman tells NPR's Michel Martin about her unlikely rise from social worker to high-stakes negotiator with North Korea and Iran, a story laid out in her memoir, Not for the Faint of Heart.

North Korea's Kim Set To Host South Korea's Moon

Sun, 2018-09-16 17:15

With U.S. and North Korea nuclear diplomacy seemingly on hold, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will host South Korean President Moon Jae-in in Pyongyang on Tuesday.

Tropical Storm Florence: Crumbling Levee Threatens North Carolina Homes

Sun, 2018-09-16 17:15

As tropical storm Florence lumbers west through the Carolinas, river towns face more heavy rain and rising waters. In Lumberton, N.C., officials say a deteriorating levee threatens hundreds of homes.

What The Kavanaugh Allegation Means

Sun, 2018-09-16 17:15

The public accusation against Brett Kavanaugh is sure to be the center of gravity in Washington politics this week.

Kavanaugh's Sexual Assault Accuser Speaks Out

Sun, 2018-09-16 17:15

Christine Blasey Ford is the woman behind a confidential letter alleging Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her. NPR's Michel Martin talks to Washington Post investigative reporter Emma Brown about her exclusive.**WARNING: THIS CONVERSATION CONTAINS GRAPHIC DESCRIPTIONS OF A SEXUAL ASSAULT ALLEGATION**

Botham Jean And Police Accountability

Sun, 2018-09-16 17:15

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with criminologist and former attorney Philip Stinson about police accountability in the wake of Botham Jean's killing in his Dallas home by an off-duty officer.

South Carolina Town Braces For Florence

Sun, 2018-09-16 17:15

In the town of Florence, S.C., residents have been spared the worst of the flooding since Florence made landfall. But at church on Sunday, residents were on edge as flash flood warnings continued.

Spike In Synthetic Marijuana Overdoses In Washington, D.C.

Sat, 2018-09-15 16:56

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Washington, D.C., Fire and EMS Chief Gregory Dean about a recent spate of overdoses involving a synthetic drug known as K2.

In Hurricane Florence Aftermath, The Luxury Of A Hot Meal

Sat, 2018-09-15 16:56

New Bern, N.C., is dealing with flooding and clean-up from Hurricane Florence. Many homes and businesses have no power, but one business is open: a favorite local restaurant, and people are flocking in.

Super Typhoon Mangkhut Hammers The Philippines

Sat, 2018-09-15 16:56

Super Typhoon Mangkhut brought its deadly winds and rain to the Philippines before heading back out to sea toward Hong Kong.

10 Years After The Financial Crisis: St. Louis Autoworkers

Sat, 2018-09-15 16:56

Ten years after the Great Recession, we look back at autoworkers in the St. Louis area and talk about how it altered their lives and changed their futures.

10 Years After The Financial Crisis: Early Warning Signs

Sat, 2018-09-15 16:56

On the 10th anniversary of the collapse of Lehman Brothers, NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Sheila Bair, the former FDIC chair who sounded an early warning about the financial crisis.

Tropical Storm Florence: FEMA Challenges

Sat, 2018-09-15 16:56

As Florence continues to blow through the Carolinas, NPR's Michel Martin speaks with James Joseph, a regional administrator for the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

Manafort's Guilty Plea

Sat, 2018-09-15 16:56

NPR's Michel Martin gets an assessment of President Trump's former campaign chair Paul Manafort's guilty plea from former federal prosecutor Seth Waxman.

Hurricane Florence: North Carolina Floods

Sat, 2018-09-15 16:56

Florence is still dumping rain on North Carolina, more than a day after it made landfall as a hurricane. Some areas near Wilmington are already seeing flooding.

Hurricane Florence: North Carolina Evacuations

Sat, 2018-09-15 16:56

Mandatory evacuations were issued for Fayetteville, N.C., earlier Saturday as a result of Tropical Storm Florence. NPR's Michel Martin speaks with city's Mayor Mitch Colvin about the situation.

Kandace Springs Is Nashville's Soulful Hidden Treasure

Sat, 2018-09-15 16:56

When you think of Nashville, you probably think of country music. But with her fusion of jazz, R&B and a little Americana twang, Kandace Springs is aiming to change that perception.

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Hurricane Florence Arrives In South Carolina

Fri, 2018-09-14 19:45

Hundreds of thousands are without power in North Carolina after Hurricane Florence made landfall. Meanwhile, the storm has begun to rip through South Carolina, where the worst is likely still ahead.

Hurricane Florence: Rescue Efforts Underway In North Carolina

Fri, 2018-09-14 16:26

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Chris Coudriet, county manager for New Hanover County, about the rescue efforts underway in and around Wilmington, N.C.