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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

    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.

    • 12 min
    A Real-Life Pearl Harbor Love Story

    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.

    • 11 min
    Women's Tennis Stands Up To China

    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.

    • 13 min
    Bonus: Banned Books

    Bonus: Banned Books

    This year there's been a lot of talk about what books should and shouldn't be allowed in public schools.

    • 30 min
    Omicron Is Here. What That Means For The Winter

    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.

    • 13 min
    Why Americans Love To Shop And What It's Doing To The Planet

    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.

    • 13 min

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