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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1:45pm

Tue October 30, 2012
CO VOTE 2012

Marijuana Possession Arrests Up Despite Medical Cards

Coloradans will decide whether to legalize marijuana on Nov. 6
Stephen Swofford Colorado Public News

The Colorado Bureau of Investigation reports that 10,259 people were arrested in the state for possession of marijuana last year, despite the fact that 100,000 people now have the legal right to use medical marijuana.

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1:00pm

Tue October 30, 2012
Election

Sorting Out Last-Minute Confusion Over Mail Ballots

Erin O'Toole KUNC

Nearly a million Coloradans have already cast ballots for next week’s election. But some in Summit County say they’re still waiting for their mail-in ballots that should have arrived two weeks ago.

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12:03pm

Tue October 30, 2012
Music Reviews

Neil Young Still Vital On 'Psychedelic Pill'

Originally published on Wed October 31, 2012 10:51 am

Crazy Horse doesn't just redeem Neil Young's mawkish moments — it transforms them. From left, Ralph Molina, Poncho Sampedro, Neil Young and Billy Talbot are Neil Young and Crazy Horse.
Julie Gardner Courtesy of the artist

10:36am

Tue October 30, 2012
China: Change Or Crisis

In China, A Ceaseless Quest To Silence Dissent

Originally published on Tue October 30, 2012 9:06 pm

A bloodied woman is helped by demonstrators after clashes with police in a protest against an industrial waste pipeline in Qidong, Jiangsu province, on July 28. The Chinese government devotes enormous resources to suppressing dissent, but opposition to government policies is increasingly common.
Carlos Barria Reuters/Landov

China is about to get new leaders for the first time in a decade, and it comes at a crucial moment for the world's most populous nation. Economic growth, which surged for decades, has slowed. Demands for political reform have increased and the Communist Party has been hit by scandal. In a series of stories this week, NPR is examining the multiple challenges facing China. In this story, Louisa Lim looks at China's pervasive efforts to maintain order.

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7:39pm

Mon October 29, 2012
Around the Nation

Parts Of Manhattan Go Dark As Sandy Rolls Through

Originally published on Mon October 29, 2012 7:40 pm

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AUDIE CORNISH, HOST:

You're listening to ALL THINGS CONSIDERED from NPR News.

ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST:

The storm on the East Coast is making a devastating impression on New York City. Storm surge coupled with a high tide have swelled the water to record levels in some places that includes Battery Park, and now, reports of flooding in the subway and in automotive tunnels.

NPR's Margot Adler joins us from New York with more details. And, Margot, what can you tell us about these reports of flooding?

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