All Things Considered


A U.S. Delegation Is In Talks With North Korea, According To The State Department

One day after a surprise meeting between the leaders of the Koreas, State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert says a U.S. delegation is in talks with North Korean officials at Panmunjom.(Image credit: Lee Jin-man/AP)
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Ahead Of Hurricane Season, Subtropical Storm Threatens Southeast U.S.

NPR's Michel Martin talks to Jenny Staletovich of The Miami Herald about Subtropical Storm Alberto.
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Danica Patrick's Career Ends With Crash At Indy 500

The 36-year-old racer returned to the same track that skyrocketed her career as she steps away from racing. Sunday marked Patrick's eighth appearance at the Indianapolis 500.(Image credit: Greg Huey/AP)
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Kilauea Volcano Disrupts Big Island's Tourist-Dependent Economy

The spectacular lava fountains and fissures on Hawaii's Big Island are scaring the tourists away. That's a big problem for an island whose economy is heavily dependent on visitor dollars.
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West, Midwest Prepare For Wildfire Season

Prescribed burns are underway in several states right now to try to get an early handle on wildfires. But the deliberate fires carry their own risks, including widespread and persistent smoke.
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'My Third Conversion': Rev. Rob Schenck On Why He Took On Gun Control

NPR's Michel Martin and Rev. Rob Schenck discuss his book, Costly Grace: An Evangelical Minister's Rediscovery of Faith, Hope, and Love. He's taken his pro-life message to fight gun violence.
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In 'Served Like A Girl,' Female Veterans Face Inequality In VA Support

NPR's Michel Martin talks with U.S. Army veteran Jas Boothe about the documentary Served Like a Girl, which follows female veterans as they prepare for the 2015 Ms. Veteran America competition.
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Saudi Women's Detentions Clash With Crown Prince's Reform Campaign

Saudi journalist in exile Jamal Khashoggi tells NPR's Michel Martin why the Saudi government has arrested women's rights activists, even as the crown prince pushes reforms including allowing women to drive.
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Hoboken Mayor Returns From Puerto Rico Exchange Trip

Hoboken Mayor Ravi Bhalla tells NPR's Michel Martin about his week in Puerto Rico as part of the Mayor Exchange. New Jersey is still recovering from Hurricane Sandy, and has advice for Puerto Rico.
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Pusha T On His Controversial New Album 'Daytona'

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with rapper Pusha T about his latest album, Daytona, his relationship with Kanye West, and his growth as an artist.
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Bikers From Across America Ride To Remember Soldiers 'Unaccounted For'

What started as a group of 2,500 has grown to an estimated 300,000. Motorcyclists from across the country rally in Washington, D.C. to raise awareness every Memorial Day weekend.(Image credit: Cliff Owen/AP)
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USS Arizona Memorial At Pearl Harbor Closes Indefinitely Due To Structural Concerns

The memorial, which honors the 1,177 sailors and Marines on the battleship who died during the December, 1941 Japanese surprise attack, has fissures on its exterior. (Image credit: Eugene Tanner/AP)
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Subtropical Storm Alberto 'Is Gaining Some Tropical Characteristics'

The storm, which is predicted to reach the northern U.S. gulf coast Sunday night or Monday, is currently moving through the Gulf of Mexico at a rate of 15 miles per hour. (Image credit: National Hurricane Center/NOAA)
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The NFL's Rule New On Kneeling

NFL owners announced this week that players must stand during the playing of the National Anthem. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with Howard Bryant of ESPN and author of the book The Heritage.
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'With Honor' Group Works To Elect Veterans

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to Rye Barcott, the co-founder and CEO of With Honor. The group supports military veterans running for Congress.
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Del McCoury On Bluegrass And Life On The Road

Bluegrass greats Del McCoury and Ronnie McCoury join NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro to talk about Del's new album, and life on the road with a band that's become like family.
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A Book Club Watches The Movie 'Book Club'

Book Club stars four women of a "certain age" whose book club helps to reinvigorate their romantic lives. We tagged along with a real-life book club to see the film.
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American Released From Venezuelan Prison Returns Home

Joshua Holt, an American prisoner in Venezuela for two years, has been released and returned to the United States.
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Mueller Investigation Latest

Robert Mueller doesn't speak publicly about his investigation and his office is fighting news outlets seeking information. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Watergate prosecutor Jill Wine-Banks.
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Failures In Afghanistan

A new report says the American effort to stabilize Afghanistan is a failure. Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with John Sopko of the office of the special inspector general for Afghanistan reconstruction.
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ACLU Report Alleges Government Abuse Of Migrants

The ACLU says detained immigrant children suffered pervasive abuse at the hands of U.S. border authorities. Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks to law professor Claudia Flores, who helped draft the report.
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An Ambassador On Leaving The Trump Administration

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with John Feeley, former U.S. ambassador to Panama, about why he left the Trump administration.
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Parenting Advice From Uncle Sam

Nervous mothers and dads once had only family and friends to turn to for advice on kids. Then, in 1912, the U.S. government created an agency devoted to children, and queries from moms poured in.(Image credit: Francis Luis Mora/Library of Congress)
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Sunday Puzzle: Yo!

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro and puzzlemaster Will Shortz play the puzzle with this week's winner Scott Meidroth from St. Louis.(Image credit: NPR)
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Latest On The North Korea Summit

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks to Korea expert Jean Lee of the Wilson Center about the latest on North Korea and a meeting between Kim Jong Un and President Trump.
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How The NFL's New Rule On Protesting Is Being Perceived By Players

NFL owners announced Wednesday that players must stand during the playing of the national anthem. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with Howard Bryant of ESPN and author of the book The Heritage.(Image credit: Elaine Thompson/AP)
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'My Voice Should Be Heard': #MeToo And The Women Of Opera

Three women — a soprano, a mezzo-soprano, and a vice president of opera programming — join NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro for a conversation about harassment and inequity in the opera world.(Image credit: Shannon Finney/Courtesy of the artist)
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The NFL's New Rule On Kneeling

NFL owners announced this week that players must stand during the playing of the National Anthem. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with Howard Bryant of ESPN and author of the book The Heritage.
Tags: News, NFL, Npr, Espn, Howard Bryant, Lulu Garcia Navarro

On 'White Fear Being Weaponized' And How To Respond

White people have called the police on black people in multiple incidents recently, despite no crimes being committed. Professor Khalil Muhammad thinks it's a problem with a complex history. (Image credit: Kiichiro Sato/AP)
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David Sedaris On The 'Sea Section' And His New Book, 'Calypso'

Author David Sedaris speaks to NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro about family, love, loss and his new book called Calypso.
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