All Things Considered

Weekday Evenings 2-3, 3:30 - 5:30, & 6-7
Robert Siegel, Melissa Block, Audie Cornish
Jackie Fortier

Breaking news mixed with compelling analysis, insightful commentaries, interviews, and special -- sometimes quirky -- features.

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2:52pm

Fri June 29, 2012
Drought

Help For the Yampa: Lease Could Boost River Flows this Summer

Yampa River in 2009
cm19590 Creative Commons/Flickr
  • Amy Beatie, Executive Director of the Colorado Water Trust, on the agreement to boost stream flows for the Yampa River through Steamboat Springs this summer.

An agreement among conservation groups and water agencies may soon boost anemic stream flows along the Yampa River in Steamboat Springs.

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2:44pm

Fri June 29, 2012
Youth Radio

Juvenile Sentencing Ruling May Affect Michigan Case

Originally published on Fri June 29, 2012 8:26 pm

This week, the Supreme Court struck down mandatory sentences of life without parole for juveniles. Youth Radio's Sayre Quevedo looks at one case in Michigan that may be affected by the court's decision.

2:44pm

Fri June 29, 2012
Politics

Week In Politics: Health Care, Eric Holder

Originally published on Fri June 29, 2012 8:26 pm

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AUDIE CORNISH, HOST:

We're joined now by our regular political commentators, columnist E.J. Dionne of the Washington Post and the Brookings Institution, and David Brooks of the New York Times. Both of you in Aspen, Colorado today for the Aspen Ideas Festival. Gentlemen, welcome.

E.J. DIONNE: Good to be with you.

DAVID BROOKS: Good to be with you.

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2:23pm

Fri June 29, 2012
Europe

Europe Reaches Deal To Help Ease Debt Woes

Originally published on Fri June 29, 2012 8:26 pm

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AUDIE CORNISH, HOST:

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

MELISSA BLOCK, HOST:

And I'm Melissa Block. For once, we have what looks like good news from the eurozone. At least that's how the financial markets view it. Markets shot upwards today after European leaders reached a deal to help Spain and Italy survive the region's financial crisis.

The agreement came at a summit in Brussels. NPR's Philip Reeves was there.

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1:54pm

Fri June 29, 2012
Wildfire Science

The Science of Predicting Which Houses Will Survive Wildfires

The High Park Fire has destroyed a total of 259 homes. This photo was taken on June 11th.
Dave Dennis KUNC

“Is my house still standing?” The burning question on the mind of each wildfire evacuee is also something researchers want to predict—well in advance.

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