All Things Considered

Weekday Evenings 2-3, 3:30 - 5:30, & 6-7
Robert Siegel, Melissa Block, Audie Cornish
Jackie Fortier

Breaking news mixed with compelling analysis, insightful commentaries, interviews, and special -- sometimes quirky -- features.

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2:00pm

Mon August 29, 2011
The Record

The Tech Whiz Behind Lil Wayne's Curtain

Originally published on Mon September 16, 2013 12:40 pm

Mazy Kazerooni.
Brian Solis

Lil Wayne released his new album, Tha Carter IV, on Monday at midnight. It's been more than three years since his last official, full-length album, the triple-platinum-selling, Grammy-winning Tha Carter III. During the drought Lil Wayne had various legal issues and served eight months in prison. But his fan base has continued to grow, thanks to his digital strategy.

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1:00pm

Mon August 29, 2011
NPR Story

Why Is It Hard To Track A Hurricane's Intensity?

Melissa Block speaks with Hugh Willoughby, meteorology and research professor at Florida International University, about why it is so hard to track the intensity of hurricanes.

1:00pm

Mon August 29, 2011
NPR Story

Irene Batters Northeast

Irene had lost a lot of power when it hit New England as a tropical storm, but that didn't keep it from packing a punch. Roads and bridges were destroyed in Vermont. And in neighboring New York, a dam gave way, flooding homes and businesses downstream.

12:52pm

Mon August 29, 2011
Education

Enrollment on the Rise at Colorado Universities

More students are heading back to college and graduate school this fall. Initial reports from across Colorado show that student enrollment is up.
Wikiemedia Commons

As college students settle in for the fall semester, classrooms across the state are becoming more and more crowded. Colorado State University in Fort Collins and the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs are reporting record numbers of incoming freshman.

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11:08am

Mon August 29, 2011
Air travel

Travel Disruptions from Irene Minimal at DIA

Courtesy of Denver International Airport

Airports in the New York area are open again after Tropical Storm Irene grounded more than 12,000 thousand flights over the weekend. But the overall impact on Denver International Airport has been minimal.

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