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 September 14, 2012
Music Reviews

Haunted Harmonies On The xx's 'Coexist​'

Originally published on Fri September 14, 2012 3:50 pm

The xx's new album, Coexist, comes out Sept. 11.
Jamie-James Medina Courtesy of the artist

The focal point of The xx, on its debut as well as its new album Coexist, is the existential romance between the singers, Oliver Sim and Romy Madley Croft — each of whom sounds adrift in his or her own bubble.

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Fri September 14, 2012

Mitt Romney to Campaign in Pueblo

Gage Skidmore Flickr – Creative Commons

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney will make a campaign stop in Colorado on Sunday. It’s his first visit since August and since clinching the party nomination in Florida last month.

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Fri September 14, 2012
Planet Money

Even If You're All-Powerful, It's Hard To Fix The Economy

Originally published on Tue September 18, 2012 12:43 pm

This guy lives in a computer. Can you get him a job?
Walt Disney Pictures The Kobal Collection

The world inside Mark Zandi's computer model feels pretty familiar. It's full of people who are worried about the economy. Their homes are being foreclosed on. They're paying more for gas. Something like 13 million of them can't find jobs.

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Fri September 14, 2012

Salazar Announces Sweeping Wildlife Conservation Agreement

Interior Sec. Ken Salazar unveiled the new Sangre de Cristo National Conservation Area in Denver Friday.
Kirk Siegler

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar has announced a deal that will permanently protect nearly 170,000 acres of land in southern Colorado’s San Luis Valley.

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Thu September 13, 2012
The Salt

A Little Patience, A Lot Of Salt Are Keys To A Lost Pickle Recipe

Originally published on Tue September 18, 2012 12:45 pm

There's more than one way to make a pickle.