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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3:00pm

Thu May 12, 2011
NPR Story

Oil Exec Explains His Perspective

Robert Siegel interviews Red Cavaney of ConocoPhilips about the congressional battle over tax breaks for the top oil companies.

3:00pm

Thu May 12, 2011
NPR Story

Obama, Senate GOP Discuss Reducing Debt Ceiling

President Obama met Thursday with Senate Republicans to discuss the nation's debt ceiling and long-term efforts to control the deficit. Meanwhile, a group of Main Street businesses are urging Congress to raise the debt ceiling without delay.

3:00pm

Thu May 12, 2011
Remembrances

Scientist Willard Boyle Dies

Robert Siegel talks with electrical engineering and computer science professor Ruzena Bajcsy about one of the inventors of the C.C.D. — the charged coupling device. Scientist Willard Boyle's creation is found in bar code scanners, digital photography, medical endoscopes and the Hubble Space Telescope. Boyle, who won a Nobel Prize for his invention, recently died at age 86.

3:00pm

Thu May 12, 2011
Conflict In Libya

Libyan Rebels Gain Ground

We've been hearing for weeks about the besieged port city of Misrata. The population of Libya's third largest city has been surrounded on all sides, facing faced relentless bombardment by forces loyal to Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi. Hundreds have been killed in the fighting. Thursday, news coming out of Misrata suggests that the rebels have gained significant ground in the past few days.

2:04pm

Thu May 12, 2011
Drug Prevention

Teen Awareness of Meth Dangers Up in Colorado

Colorado Meth Project

According to the latest statistics Colorado teens are less likely to use methamphetamine than they were just two years ago. And part of the change is attributed to an ad campaign highlighting the danger of the drug.

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