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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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Fill It With Regular: AAA Finds Millions Of Drivers Waste Money On Premium Gas

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 20:57:00 -0400

A study by AAA found 16.5 million Americans buy premium gas when their cars don't need it. Director of Automotive Engineering Greg Brannon says drivers waste money when they unnecessarily use premium.

Ugandan Actress's Journey Mirrors That Of Her 'Queen Of Katwe' Character

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 18:05:00 -0400

Like her chess champion character, first-time film actress Madina Nalwanga grew up in a poor neighborhood in Uganda. She says co-star Lupita Nyong'o has been her guide to the world of moviemaking.

Did Russia Hack The NSA? Maybe Not

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 17:56:00 -0400

When news broke last month the National Security Agency might have been hacked, suspicion fell on Russia. Now some analysts think an NSA insider might have been involved, wittingly or not.

Ed Temple, Track Coach Who Led Wilma Rudolph To Olympic Gold, Dies

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 16:42:31 -0400

One of the few coaches in the Olympic Hall of Fame has died. Ed Temple coached sprinter Wilma Rudolph and the legendary Tigerbelles of Tennessee State University.

Police Departments Pressured To Release Video Of Shootings

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 16:42:31 -0400

NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with former police officer Seth Stoughton, now a professor at the University of South Carolina, about whether police departments should release videos of police shootings.

Syrian Regime Conducts Airstrikes In Effort To Reclaim Aleppo

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 16:42:31 -0400

Warplanes blasted the rebel-held section of the Syrian city of Aleppo, marking a clear failure of Secretary of State John Kerry's efforts to resurrect a cease-fire. Syria declared plans to fully recapture the city.

University Of Chicago Freshmen React To Letter Denouncing Trigger Warnings

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 16:42:00 -0400

Classes begin next week at the University of Chicago, which sent out a letter last month to incoming freshmen criticizing safe spaces and trigger warnings. NPR talks to two of these freshmen.

Trump, Pence Strike Contrasting Tones On Campaign Trail

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 16:42:00 -0400

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and his running mate, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, strike very different tones on the campaign trail.

As U.S. Economy Grows, Many Americans Struggle To Face Trade-Offs

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 16:42:00 -0400

Many economists say stronger growth is a reliable path toward boosting opportunity. But they also agree that many Americans are not ready to face the trade-offs that come with a more dynamic economy.

Syrian Airstrikes Target White Helmets Volunteer Group In Aleppo

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 16:42:00 -0400

Syria is unleashing its air power on rebel-held Aleppo, saying it will reclaim all of the embattled city. A target of the air assault appears to be the White Helmets — the volunteer rescue group that works in the opposition area and has been talked about as a contender for the Nobel Peace Prize.

First-Time Voters In Iowa Process Unusual Presidential Election

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 16:42:00 -0400

For many voters, 2016 seems like an unusual election compared to what they've seen in past years. For the youngest voters this year, it's the only one they've participated in.

'Audrie & Daisy' Explores Social Media Shaming After Sexual Assaults

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 16:42:00 -0400

NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to co-directors and husband and wife duo, Bonni Cohen and Jon Shenk, about their documentary, Audrie & Daisy. The documentary addresses the sexual assault — and ensuing social media shaming — of two high school girls.

Week In Politics: Police Shootings, Upcoming Presidential Debate

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 16:42:00 -0400

NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with our regular political commentators David Brooks of The New York Times and E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and Brookings Institution. They discuss reaction to the police shooting in Charlotte, N.C., and look ahead to the presidential debate next week.

Protesters Renew Calls To Release Police Video Of Charlotte, N.C. Shooting

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 16:42:00 -0400

In Charlotte, N.C., there are renewed calls to release video that shows Tuesday's fatal shooting of a black man by police. The family of Keith Lamont Scott saw it for the first time and asked for it be shown publicly.

Presidential Candidates Hold Starkly Different Views On Energy

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 16:42:00 -0400

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have starkly different views on energy policies. We hear from the people who are advising the candidates on everything from clean energy to fracking.