All Things Considered for May 4, 2013
May 4, 2013 — The U.S. says it will consider arming the rebels if it can confirm Bashar Assad's regime used the nerve gas sarin in recent attacks. But there's a danger that any weapons the U.S. provides could fall into the wrong hands.
May 4, 2013 — Three heavily hyped new bands have little in common, except being led by women. How important is that?
May 4, 2013 — Illustrator Ralph Steadman had never heard of Hunter S. Thompson before he flew to Churchill Downs on assignment to cover the Kentucky Derby. But after an unforgettable, booze-ridden weekend with the writer, Steadman's life was never the same.
May 4, 2013 — Donning a cowboy hat, a guitar and little else, the Naked Cowboy has made a name for himself among New York tourists. But there's plenty of free spirit (and cash) to spread around: Fellow naked cowboys and cowgirls pay for a chance to make a buck under his brand.
May 4, 2013 — For this round of our short story contest, write a piece of original fiction in which a character finds something he or she has no intention of returning.
May 3, 2013 — Actress Paula Patton could watch Adam McKay's comedy Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby a million times. "I can't tell you how much I use quotes from it in my daily life," she says.