All Things Considered

The World Health Organization says two vaccine candidates now undergoing small-scale tests of dosage and safety in people might be ready for broader deployment in Africa by early 2015.Read More

Almost 50 U.S. cities and towns have banned pet stores from selling puppies. The laws are aimed at cracking down on substandard, large-scale breeders, but many store owners say the bans are unfair.Read More

An American held by North Korea since June was freed on Tuesday. The U.S. State Department confirmed that Jeffrey Fowle was released following negotiations.Read More

Legendary fashion designer Oscar de la Renta died at the age of 82 on Monday. Audie Cornish talks to one of the women who modeled his clothing, Bethann Hardison.Read More

The million-plus healthy residents of Liberia's capital, Monrovia, are doing their best to maintain their lives in a city where Ebola has killed more than 1,300.Read More

Since his early days in politics, President Obama has championed the cause of expanding access to the ballot box. But that cause is facing growing resistance, in the guise of preventing "voter fraud."Read More

Audie Cornish and Robert Siegel read stories about the memorable letters listeners have stored and savored over the years. The call-out was inspired by last week's series on "Letters of Note."Read More

The San Francisco area is the home to the high-tech sector and has a history of embracing Eastern spirituality. Now the two meet in the yoga and meditation classes popular with the local tech workers.Read More

What's in a name? Bob Peterson President and CEO of the American Royal tells Robert Siegel where the local baseball team got their name and why the main event this week is not at Kauffman Stadium.Read More

Game one of the World Series begins tonight between the San Francisco Giants and the Kansas City Royals. Relief pitching and scrappy play by both teams are expected to make the series close.Read More


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