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Make sense of the day. Every weekday afternoon, the hosts of All Things Considered help you consider the major stories of the day in less than 15 minutes, featuring the reporting and storytelling resources of NPR. In participating regions, you'll also hear a local news segment that will help you make sense of what's going on in your community.

    Student Debt Is Weighing Americans Down. Here's How Biden May Address It

    Student Debt Is Weighing Americans Down. Here's How Biden May Address It

    While politicians say they're ready to address the student debt crisis, they haven't agreed on how to do it. In the meantime the total amount keeps growing.

    • 12 min
    Play It Forward: A Musical Chain Of Gratitude

    Play It Forward: A Musical Chain Of Gratitude

    Every musician hopes their art touches someone else. Now, we get to hear what it sounds like when those artists learn whom they've inspired.

    • 12 min
    A Feast For A Few: Rethinking The Traditional Thanksgiving Meal

    A Feast For A Few: Rethinking The Traditional Thanksgiving Meal

    Thanksgiving during a pandemic isn't ideal but that doesn't mean it can't be memorable. And rethinking the traditional holiday meal could help.

    • 10 min
    As Biden Transition Picks Up Pace, Trump Lays Government Speedbumps

    As Biden Transition Picks Up Pace, Trump Lays Government Speedbumps

    President-elect Biden can now access federal transition funding, while President Trump issues last-minute policy changes and staffing appointments.

    • 13 min
    Stunned By Congressional Losses, Democrats Debate The Future

    Stunned By Congressional Losses, Democrats Debate The Future

    Democrats went into election day expecting to gain seats in the House. Instead, their majority shrunk. Now there are divides in the party over what went wrong.

    • 14 min
    BONUS: Biden And McConnell

    BONUS: Biden And McConnell

    Mitch McConnell and President-elect Joe Biden have a long history of working together. But can they work together when Joe Biden is President?

    • 23 min

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