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Every weekday, All Things Considered hosts Robert Siegel, Audie Cornish, Ari Shapiro, and Kelly McEvers present the program's trademark mix of news, interviews, commentaries, reviews, and offbeat features. Michel Martin hosts on the weekends.

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A U.S. Commander Works With Iraqi Forces To Fight 'Brutal Enemy' ISIS

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 18:59:00 -0500

As the war against ISIS enters a tough new phase, a visit with Lt. Gen. Stephen J. Townsend, the senior American commander in Iraq, shows his coalition troops deeply involved in the fight.

Landowners Likely To Bring More Lawsuits As Trump Moves On Border Wall

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 18:35:00 -0500

More than 300 imminent domain lawsuits were filed after previous efforts to build barriers along the U.S.-Mexico border. Now more lawsuits are expected as President Trump continues the project.

A Moment With Zucchero, Italian Pop Star And Amateur Linguist

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 17:41:00 -0500

Zucchero Forniciari speaks with Ari Shapiro about getting career advice from Miles Davis and writing songs with in what he calls "macaroni English."

Who Declares A Famine? And What Does That Actually Mean?

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 17:09:00 -0500

Just as we rank hurricanes and earthquakes, officials have developed a five-phase scale to rank food crises.

Russian Defense Minister Says His Military Has Tested 162 Weapons In Syria

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 16:26:00 -0500

Sergei Shoigu praised Russia's military prowess in Syria, noting that of 162 weapons tested, 10 performed below expectations. Human rights groups say Russia's campaign has come at a horrific cost.

Immigration Judge Considers Consequences Of New Enforcement Rules

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 16:26:00 -0500

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Dana Leigh Marks, president of the National Association of Immigration Judges, about the new immigration enforcement guidelines from the Department of Homeland Security.

Trump Sends Top Aides To Mexico Amid Tensions With U.S.

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 16:26:00 -0500

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson visits Mexico to discuss issues including border security, trade and fractious relations between the two neighboring countries.

When Argentina Elected A Populist President, Some Companies Left The Country

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 16:26:00 -0500

A charismatic populist president in Argentina wanted to boost manufacturing and create jobs. So she told companies that if they wanted to sell their products in Argentina, they had to build them there, too.

Transgender Student In Virginia Bathroom Case Reacts To Trump's Order

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 16:26:00 -0500

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to Gavin Grimm, a trans high school senior, and his lawyer, Joshua Block of the American Civil Liberties Union, about Trump's lifting of transgender bathroom guidelines.

CPAC Attendees Weigh In On Trump's Lifting Of Transgender Bathroom Rule

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 16:26:00 -0500

Attendees of CPAC voice their opinions about President Trump's decision to roll back Obama's guidance to schools regarding transgender students and bathroom use.

Jordanian Man Deported During First Days Of Trump's Travel Ban

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 16:26:00 -0500

A Jordanian man was one of scores who lawyers say was coerced into giving up his visa at a U.S. airport during the first days of President Trump's travel restrictions. He's back in Amman.

Trump Advisers Steve Bannon And Reince Priebus Appear At CPAC

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 16:26:00 -0500

White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus and chief strategist Steve Bannon appeared together at the nation's biggest gathering of conservatives Thursday, as they try to defy reports of infighting in the administration.

In Wisconsin, Trump Democrats Consider Future Of Their Party

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 16:26:00 -0500

President Trump won over Democrats in rural Wisconsin in the 2016 election. Voters weigh in on how Trump was able to break the blue wall by flipping so many states in the Rust Belt.

Trump Directs Agencies To Identify How Much Aid The U.S. Gives Mexico

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 16:26:00 -0500

President Trump has directed the heads of all executive departments and agencies to identify all funds given to Mexico. NPR takes a look at the exact amount of those funds and how that figure compares to the cost of building a wall on the southern U.S. border.

'Get Out' Offers Sharp Satire Along With The Scares

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 16:26:00 -0500

Get Out is an impressively accomplished directorial debut says NPR film critic Bob Mondello.