All Things Considered for May 21, 2024 (2024)

Law

Defense rests in Trump's hush money trial

byAndrea Bernstein

3 min

Defense rests in Trump's hush money trial

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World

Biden responds to the ICC seeking arrest warrants for leaders of Israel and Hamas

byMichele Kelemen

3 min

Biden responds to the ICC seeking arrest warrants for leaders of Israel and Hamas

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Culture

First-time director Chris Pine draws a Wild Card and answers a big question

byRachel Martin

3 min

First-time director Chris Pine draws a Wild Card and answers a big question

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Author Interviews

Horror icon Stephen King doubts it's possible to 'gross out' the American public

byErika Ryan,Courtney Dorning,Mary Louise Kelly

8 min

Horror icon Stephen King doubts it's possible to 'gross out' the American public

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Climate

A long drought in Zambia has left people with no crops or money for food

byAlejandra Marquez Janse,William Troop,Ari Shapiro

4 min

A long drought in Zambia has left people with no crops or money for food

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Children in Nasarawa, Nigeria, hold samples of their urine specimens. Blood in the urine is a sign of Schistosomiasis, a microscopic worm that, left untreated, can damage organs as well as cause learning delays. A new pill has been developed to treat preschoolers. Wes Pope/Chicago Tribune/Tribune News Service via Getty Images hide caption

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Goats and Soda

A new pill cures preschoolers of a parasitic worm. Delivering it could be a challenge

byGabrielle Emanuel

4 min

A new pill cures preschoolers of a parasitic worm. Delivering it could be a challenge

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Climate

Phoenix is making changes to cooling centers to protect more people from heat

byKatherine Davis-Young

3 min

Phoenix is making changes to cooling centers to protect more people from heat

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Movie Interviews

Amid a crumbling media landscape in India, journalist Ravish Kumar is resolute

byJonaki Mehta,Christopher Intagliata,Ailsa Chang

8 min

Amid a crumbling media landscape in India, journalist Ravish Kumar is resolute

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Anti-abortion activists who describe themselves as "abolitionists" protest outside a fertility clinic in North Carolina in April 2024. Sarah McCammon/NPR hide caption

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We, The Voters

Republicans try to soften stance on abortion as 'abolitionists' go farther

bySarah McCammon

7 min

Republicans try to soften stance on abortion as 'abolitionists' go farther

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Africa

Meet ZiG, Zimbabwe's latest baffling currency

byKate Bartlett

3 min

Meet ZiG, Zimbabwe's latest baffling currency

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Law

Texans await fate of law that would allow detainment of suspected illegal immigrants

bySergio Martínez-Beltrán

5 min

Texans await fate of law that would allow detainment of suspected illegal immigrants

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Media

Israeli authorities seize The Associated Press' broadcasting equipment from

byHadeel Al-Shalchi

2 min

Israeli authorities seize The Associated Press' broadcasting equipment from

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On the last full day of a Bahamas excursion, Vincent Wasney had three epileptic seizures. While being evacuated, he received a bill for expenses incurred during the cruise. Kristen Norman for KFF Health News hide caption

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Shots - Health News

He fell ill on a cruise. Before he boarded the rescue boat, they handed him the bill

byBram Sable-Smith

5 min

He fell ill on a cruise. Before he boarded the rescue boat, they handed him the bill

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Law

Texas Medical Board faces backlash over lack of clarity around abortion ban exception

bySelena Simmons-Duffin

2 min

Texas Medical Board faces backlash over lack of clarity around abortion ban exception

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Culture

Learning to sing (again) on testosterone

byManola Secaira/CapRadio

3 min

Learning to sing (again) on testosterone

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Movie Interviews

New documentary charts the rise and fall of iconic Memphis record label

byMarc Rivers,Patrick Jarenwattananon,Ailsa Chang

8 min

New documentary charts the rise and fall of iconic Memphis record label

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