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April 17, 2014 | NPR · Scientists and food activists are launching a campaign to promote seeds that can be freely shared, rather than protected through patents and licenses. They call it the Open Source Seed Initiative.
 
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April 17, 2014 | NPR · A typical UPS truck now has hundreds of sensors on it. That's changing the way UPS drivers work — and it foreshadows changes coming for workers throughout the economy.
 
April 17, 2014 | NPR · Brazil is the spiritual home of soccer and a world powerhouse in the sport. It's woven into the Brazilian psyche. Wins and losses have had repercussions in other realms — including politics.
 

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April 17, 2014 | NPR · President Obama met Thursday with insurance company executives and a separate group of insurance regulators from the states, discussing their mutual interest in administering the new health care law.
 
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April 17, 2014 | NPR · The president has visited Prince George's County, Md., four times this year. It is the most affluent county with an African-American majority. It also happens to be very close to the White House.
 
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April 17, 2014 | NPR · Kepler-186f is almost the same size as Earth, and it orbits in its star's "Goldilocks zone"-- where temperatures may be just right for life. But much is unknown because it's also 500 light-years away.
 

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April 12, 2014 | NPR · As pro-Russia demonstrators continue their tense standoff in Eastern Ukraine, police are conspicuously absent from city streets.
 

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April 13, 2014 | NPR · As the anniversary of last year's marathon bombing approaches, NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with correspondent Carrie Johnson about the investigation and legal wrangling yet to come.
 

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Guest DJs From All Songs Considered

Jun 17, 2013 — The French electronic duo sits with NPR's Sami Yenigun to talk about their latest album, and share some of their favorite music by other artists, including James Blake, The Strokes and the '70s disco band Chic.
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Apr 9, 2013 — This week, hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton sit down with Flaming Lips frontman Wayne Coyne to discuss his musical influences, the creative process, his career that spans thirty years, and the band's amazing new album The Terror.
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Oct 16, 2012 — Peter Gabriel talks with Bob Boilen about the 25th anniversary release of Gabriel's classic album, So and shares some of the songs by other artists that have influenced his music.
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Oct 2, 2012 — A founding member of The Velvet Underground, Cale discusses his new solo record, Shifty Adventures in Nookie Wood, and shares some of his favorite songs by other artists.
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Aug 21, 2012 — On this edition of All Songs Considered electro-pop genius Dan Deacon shares some of his favorite music, and talks about his latest record, America.
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Mar 20, 2012 — The stars of the IFC comedy series discuss the music they grew up with, the sounds of Portland and how spooky Glenn Danzig's house is.
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Jun 1, 2011 — In advance of his new album Drums Between the Bells, the influential artist and producer shares some of his favorite new and old music.
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Mar 29, 2011 — The experimental music maven spins some of his favorite songs from contemporary artists — including his Animal Collective bandmate Avey Tare — and previews some of his own upcoming album, Tomboy.
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Feb 8, 2011 — Make a list of the great crooners who sing love songs and Tom Jones is likely to be near the top. He was for us when we sought out a guest DJ to share songs of romance and heartache for Valentine's Day. In this edition of the show, Jones plays Barry White, James Brown and more.
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Nov 9, 2010 — This week on All Songs Considered, producer and musician Daniel Lanois shares some of his favorite recordings and talks about his musical influences from childhood. Hear music from from Sly and the Family Stone, Jimi Hendrix, Brian Eno, some of Lanois' own solo work and more.
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