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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.
July 26, 2021
Food Service Workers Are Quitting At Record Rates. Why? Because They Can
Low-wage workers find themselves with new bargaining power — and they're using it.
July 25, 2021
On Our Watch: Conduct Unbecoming
How do departments treat victims who come forward and deal with officers who cross the line? Why hasn't the #MeToo movement reached policing?
July 23, 2021
Rodrigo Amarante Throws a Musical Tantrum in Latest Album, 'Drama'
In his new album, Drama, Rodrigo Amarante confronts his past by throwing a "musical tantrum" in the present.
July 22, 2021
Haiti's Unraveling: How A Mysterious Assassination Fanned Violent Unrest
As the violence in Haiti continues, the country's turmoil has been decades in the making.
July 21, 2021
Will Delta Surge Sway Unvaccinated? Plus: The Truth About 'Breakthrough' Infections
Some Republicans urge vaccination; scientists say 'breakthrough' infections are cause for caution, but not panic.
July 20, 2021
The New Child Tax Credit Is Here. Will Millions Get Cash Permanently?
The answer depends on Democrats in the Senate, who are working on a massive budget reconciliation bill that would make the expanded child tax credit permanent.
July 19, 2021
How The Pandemic Shaped Medical Education And, Ultimately, Your Healthcare
Like most industries, medical education and healthcare had to adapt during the pandemic. The question remains: which changes are here to stay?
July 18, 2021
On Our Watch: In Good Faith
In the small Northern California town of Rio Vista, a woman named Katheryn Jenks calls 911 for help. But after the police arrive, she ends up injured and inside a jail cell.
July 16, 2021
Cross-Cultural Casting: Noteworthy For Hollywood, But Not Exactly New
More and more traditionally white parts are going to non-white actors. But the only thing new about cross-cultural casting is who's getting the roles.
July 15, 2021
How Cuba's Government Is Attempting To Silence Unprecedented Protests
Demonstrations in Cuba appear to have gone quiet, but the government may not have quieted the protests for long.
July 14, 2021
Democrats Assail 'Jim Crow' Assault On Voting Rights. So What's Their Plan?
The Democratic response will involve litigation, legislation, and voter outreach. But it might not go as far as filibuster reform.
July 13, 2021
The U.S. Almost Out Of Afghanistan. What Happens There Next?
The U.S. military will be fully out of the country by August 31. The Taliban already control more than half of it.
July 12, 2021
Latest On Boosters; 'Trusted Messengers' Lead Vaccine Outreach
Public health experts say the most effective vaccine outreach comes from local voices who people know and trust.
July 9, 2021
Co-Opted And Weaponized, 'Cancel Culture' Is Just Today's 'Politically Correct'
Like 'politically correct' decades ago, 'cancelling' started as a progressive term was co-opted and weaponized to attack the left.
July 8, 2021
Why Wildfire Is Not Just A Western Problem
All over the east coast and Midwest, forests are hotter and drier. Many are also overdue for fire.
July 7, 2021
NPR Traces California Yoga Teacher's Alleged Path To The Capitol Riot
Alan Hostetter became known for protesting pandemic lockdowns in California. He's now facing conspiracy charges for his alleged role in the U.S. Capitol riot.
July 6, 2021
How Critical Race Theory Went From Harvard Law To Fox News
Critical race theory is a legal framework developed decades ago. It's been the subject of heated debates for years. Why are those debates flaring up again now?
July 5, 2021
Questlove Unearths The Long-Forgotten 'Summer Of Soul'
Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson directs a new film of never-before-seen footage from the Harlem Cultural Festival in the summer of 1969.
July 4, 2021
BONUS: American Anthem
Songs that define what it means to be American.
July 2, 2021
How The Delta Variant Is Changing The Pandemic On A Global Scale
As cases surge in countries with low vaccination rates, pressure is growing on vaccine-rich countries to do more.