Every weekday afternoon, the hosts of NPR's All Things Considered help you make sense of a major news story and what it means for you in 15 minutes. In participating regions, you'll also hear from local journalists about what's happening in your community.
US Political Divide Reflected in Attitudes And Deaths Related to COVID
According to new analysis from NPR, Republican-leaning Americans are less likely to be vaccinated and more likely to die from the disease caused by the coronavirus.
A Real-Life Pearl Harbor Love Story
80 years after the attack on Pearl Harbor, we look back on that day through the eyes of a young soldier who lived through it.
Women's Tennis Stands Up To China
In the past, American businesses - including pro sports - have often stayed quiet about human rights violations to protect their profits. Now, that calculus may be shifting.
Bonus: Banned Books
This year there's been a lot of talk about what books should and shouldn't be allowed in public schools.
Omicron Is Here. What That Means For The Winter
With vaccines and boosters, we should have what we need to avoid a winter surge like we saw last year. But an unpredictable variant might make that difficult.
Why Americans Love To Shop And What It's Doing To The Planet
Buying stuff is a part of this country's DNA. Today, consumption drives 70% of GDP, but it's also the leading driver of damage to the planet.