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NPR's first show, All Things Considered began broadcasts in 1971.  Each show consists of the biggest stories of the day, thoughtful commentaries, insightful features on the quirky and the mainstream in arts and life, music and entertainment, all brought alive through sound.

All Things Considered is hosted by Audie Cornish, Ari Shapiro, Mary Louise Kelly and Ailsa Chang

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On any given day, the Justice Department could engineer the takedown of a Mexican drug cartel or lead the search for cyber thieves who steal millions of dollars. From international manhunts to plain old American political corruption, NPR's Carrie Johnson recently sat down with the man in charge of such efforts.

CARRIE JOHNSON, BYLINE: Kenneth Polite grew up around law enforcement. His dad spent 37 years on the force in New Orleans. His brother still works as a police officer in Houston. The family also has firsthand experience with gun violence.

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If you've been watching "Jeopardy!" over the past couple months, you have seen one contestant, Amy Schneider, absolutely dominate people.

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You might know the actor Leslie Jordan from his Emmy winning role on "Will & Grace" or from the new show "Call Me Kat" or maybe just from Instagram.

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Everyone has a breaking point. Two Black visitors to Brazil recently reached theirs after being subjected to racism. Their responses are resonating among Black Brazilians. NPR's Philip Reeves reports from Rio de Janeiro.

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