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Since its debut in 1971, this afternoon radio newsmagazine has delivered in-depth reporting and transformed the way listeners understand current events and view the world. Heard by almost 13 million* people on nearly 700 radio stations each week, All Things Considered is one of the most popular programs in America. Guy Raz hosts a one-hour edition of the program on Saturday and Sunday.

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Interviews
3:24 pm
Sat October 18, 2014

One Feminist Critic's Battle With Gaming's Darker Side

Feminist critic Anita Sarkeesian, seen here filming her Tropes vs. Women web series, recently canceled a talk at Utah State University after the school received threats of a mass shooting at the event.
Jonathan McIntosh

Originally published on Sun October 19, 2014 12:30 pm

For those who follow the video game industry and its community, feminist critic Anita Sarkeesian is a familiar figure. Her video series "Tropes vs Women in Video Games" analyzes how women are represented in games past and present.

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Around the Nation
3:24 pm
Sat October 18, 2014

Lawyers Band Together To Fight Gun Violence

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Eight thousand eight hundred and fifty-five - according to the FBI, that's the number of Americans killed in gun murders in 2012. Nearly 123,000 were robbed at gun point - more than 142,000 assaulted with a firearm.

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Your Health
3:24 pm
Sat October 18, 2014

Getting Medical Advice Is Often Just A Tap Away

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Business
3:26 pm
Fri October 17, 2014

As Gas Prices Drop, Hybrid Sales Shift Into Low Gear

Sales of traditional hybrids, plug-ins and all-electric cars are down about 5 percent in 2014 — while truck and SUV sales have jumped.
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Originally published on Fri October 17, 2014 5:19 pm

The recent drop in gas prices may be good for consumers, but it's not such good news for hybrid car sales.

Even before gas prices started to slide, hybrid sales were falling — all while sales of trucks, SUVs and luxury sedans have been on the rise.

That relationship between gas prices and sales is "rather remarkable," says John Krafcik, president of the website TrueCar. "During months when gas prices are low, less fuel-efficient cars tend to take a greater share of the market and vice versa. It's a fairly one-to-one relationship."

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Europe
2:10 pm
Fri October 17, 2014

Europe's Short-Term Economic Fixes Can't Solve Long-Term Problems

Originally published on Fri October 17, 2014 3:26 pm

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Trade Lingo
1:51 pm
Fri October 17, 2014

In Sky Diving, A 'Whuffo' Won't 'Burble' Or Try The 'Horny Gorilla'

Originally published on Fri October 17, 2014 3:26 pm

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Africa
1:50 pm
Fri October 17, 2014

'Bring Back Our Girls' Hopes Release Brings An End To Campaign

Originally published on Fri October 17, 2014 3:26 pm

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Iraq
1:07 pm
Fri October 17, 2014

In Iraq, Anbar Province Remains Fiercely Contested

Originally published on Fri October 17, 2014 3:26 pm

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Latin America
1:05 pm
Fri October 17, 2014

In Brazil, Conservationists Worried New Congress Could Harm Amazon

Originally published on Fri October 17, 2014 3:26 pm

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Africa
1:05 pm
Fri October 17, 2014

Families Of Kidnapped Nigerian Girls Skeptical Of Boko Haram Truce

Originally published on Fri October 17, 2014 3:26 pm

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