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Make sense of the day. Every weekday afternoon, the hosts of All Things Considered and Kelly McEvers from Embedded 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.

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Make sense of the day. Every weekday afternoon, the hosts of All Things Considered and Kelly McEvers from Embedded 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.

    How Much Do You Really Know About Your Flood Or Wildfire Risk?

    How Much Do You Really Know About Your Flood Or Wildfire Risk?

    How do you know if your home or apartment is at risk for wildfire or flood damage? In many places, no one has to tell you.

    • 14 min
    Why More White Voters Aren't Supporting President Trump In 2020

    Why More White Voters Aren't Supporting President Trump In 2020

    White voters are supporting Joe Biden in record numbers. Here's why some of them say they cannot support the President.

    • 14 min
    From Air Travel to Hospital Treatment, We're Still Learning About The Virus

    From Air Travel to Hospital Treatment, We're Still Learning About The Virus

    Air travel may be relatively safe — depending on mask usage. And physicians all over the world are getting better at treating COVID-19 patients.

    • 12 min
    Election FAQs: Postmark Deadlines, Ballot Security And How To Track Your Vote

    Election FAQs: Postmark Deadlines, Ballot Security And How To Track Your Vote

    How can you make sure your vote was counted? Can you drop off a ballot for a family member? Do you have to vote for every race on your ballot? We have answers.

    • 13 min
    The Economy Is Driving Women Out Of The Workforce And Some May Not Return

    The Economy Is Driving Women Out Of The Workforce And Some May Not Return

    Women's jobs have disappeared at higher rates. And for those still working, child care is harder to come by.

    • 12 min
    The Pandemic Bounceback Abroad: Concerts And Movies In Other Countries

    The Pandemic Bounceback Abroad: Concerts And Movies In Other Countries

    Movies theaters are doing better internationally than in the U.S. And with the coronavirus spread under control in China, the country is once again holding music festivals.

    • 12 min

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Cosmillion ,

Like evening newspaper

Growing up, we had two newspapers in our town—The morning one and an evening one, the latter which gave a rundown of all the important news that happened during the day. Consider This is the equivalent of the evening newspaper… I look forward to hearing it while I make dinner. I feel more informed and it gives me something new to chat about with my family around the table.

2makakos ,

Good but biased

It’s extremely biased. I want to get informed, and I wish not everything was politicized nowadays. Take ep. “The Pandemic Bounceback...” 10/16/20, they praise China and its extremely authoritarian government for its ability to control the virus within their borders. Really?? If they are so amazing why didn’t they take severe measures to control it in Dec/Jan before their virus spread? This show is a joke.

l1200ggkk ,

A welcome podcast

A great summary of the day’s most important news. Please increase it to an hour so you can cover more topics. I love it!!!

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