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.




Fri July 22, 2011

Debt Talks Collapse

Michele Norris talks to NPR's Ron Elving about President Obama's announcement.


Fri July 22, 2011

A Look At Obama's News Conference

President Obama announced that Republican House Speaker John Boehner is walking away from talks to raise the debt ceiling. Michele Norris talks to NPR's Ari Shapiro for more.


Fri July 22, 2011
Colorado Inside Out

Governor John Hickenlooper and "Blueprint Colorado"

Raj Chohan
Colorado Public Television

This week, Governor John Hickenlooper released a wide-ranging economic plan for Colorado.  It’s one of the topics our media partners at Colorado Public Television and Colorado Inside Out are discussing. Here’s host Raj Chohan.


Fri July 22, 2011
NPR Story

Officials Certify Repeal Of Don't Ask, Don't Tell

The secretary of Defense and the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff certified the repeal of Don't Ask, Don't Tell will not harm military readiness. That's a crucial step that will lead to the end of the law that barred homosexuals from serving openly in the United States military. Michele Norris talks to NPR's Rachel Martin, who has the latest from the Pentagon.


Fri July 22, 2011
Music Interviews

Joss Stone: First Thought, Best Thought

Joss Stone's new album, her first on her own label, is called LP1.
Courtesy of the artist

At 13, Joss Stone already sounded like a veteran soul singer. Now 24, Stone actually is a veteran of the music business — and for the first time, she's taken control of her sound.

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