All Things Considered

Weekday Evenings 2-3, 3:30 - 5:30, & 6-7
Robert Siegel, Melissa Block, Audie Cornish
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Breaking news mixed with compelling analysis, insightful commentaries, interviews, and special -- sometimes quirky -- features.

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3:00pm

Fri July 8, 2011
NPR Story

Jobs Report Offers Disappointing Numbers

The unemployment rate notched up again in June, and the number of new jobs created was far less than what was expected. Payrolls increased by just 18,000 — less than the prior month and way below the level of job creation earlier in the year.

3:00pm

Fri July 8, 2011
NPR Story

Sen. Whitehouse Discusses Debt Talks

Michele Norris speaks with Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-RI, about the debt ceiling talks. He has said that the White House may not have the Democrats, depending on what is being proposed.

3:00pm

Fri July 8, 2011
Middle East

Despite Heat, Protesters Flood Cairo's Main Square

Tens of thousands gathered at Cairo's Tahrir Square Friday amid growing frustration and anger in the streets over the military junta's failure to punish those responsible for violence during the revolution — and the slow pace of reform. NPR's Soraya Nelson talks to Michele Norris.

3:00pm

Fri July 8, 2011
Analysis

Week In Politics: Unemployment Numbers; Debt Ceiling

Michele Norris reviews the week in politics with our regular commentators E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and Brookings Institution, and David Brooks of The New York Times.

11:37am

Fri July 8, 2011
Solar manufacturing

Growth for Abound Solar Heats Up in Colorado and Midwest

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A Colorado company that makes solar panels says its plans to start production at an Indiana facility are on track.  And Abound Solar is expanding its capacity within Colorado too.

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