All Things Considered Every weekday, All Things Considered hosts Robert Siegel, Audie Cornish, Ari Shapiro, and Kelly McEvers present the program's trademark mix of news, interviews, commentaries, reviews, and offbeat features. Michel Martin hosts on the weekends.

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All Things Considered for September 30, 2012

Coursera founders Andrew Ng and Daphne Koller are computer science professors at Stanford University. Jeff Chiu/AP hide caption

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Online Education Grows Up, And For Now, It's Free

Online Education Grows Up, And For Now, It's Free

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President Obama speaks during a campaign event at University of Colorado Boulder Sept. 2. He and his Republican challenger, Mitt Romney, will have their first debate at the University of Denver on Wednesday. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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Being 'Better Off' May Not Be Enough To Win Colo. KUNC

Being 'Better Off' May Not Be Enough To Win Colo.

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Vice President Richard Nixon listens as Sen. John F. Kennedy talks during their televised presidential race debate. This photo was made from a television screen in New York, Oct. 21, 1960. AP hide caption

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The Man Who Jump-Started Presidential Debates

The Man Who Jump-Started Presidential Debates

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Plankton make up 98 percent of the biomass of ocean life and provide half of the oxygen on the planet. Scientists are working to figure out how climate change may be affecting these important microorganisms. M. Ormestad/Tara Oceans hide caption

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A Tiny Ocean World With A Mighty Important Future

A Tiny Ocean World With A Mighty Important Future

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Las Cafeteras, from Los Angeles, have made their own version of the classic son jarocho song "La Bamba." Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Son Jarocho, The Sound Of Veracruz

Son Jarocho, The Sound Of Veracruz

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All Things Considered for September 29, 2012

President Barack Obama and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney both campaigned in the battleground state of Ohio this week. AP hide caption

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Ohio County A Historic Predictor Of State's Vote

Ohio County A Historic Predictor Of State's Vote

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Archbishop John J. Myers stands outside Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart in Newark, N.J. The archbishop has urged followers to assess the presidential candidates for their views on abortion and gay marriage. Mel Evans/AP hide caption

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What Winning The 'Catholic Vote' Means Today

What Winning The 'Catholic Vote' Means Today

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First-grade teacher Euginia Miller reads to her class at Avondale Elementary School in Birmingham, Ala. In this crucible of the civil rights movement, the city's schools are being reintegrated, as a handful of middle-class parents ignore the school district's poor reputation and enroll their kids in the city's public schools. Dan Carsen/WBHM hide caption

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New Wave Of School Integration In Birmingham, Ala. WBHM 90.3 FM

New Wave Of School Integration In Birmingham, Ala.

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Lorie Miller affixes a QR code to her grandparents' gravestone. Miller and her husband are launching a business that will supply QR tags and maintain a website featuring the deceased. Emma Lee/Newsworks hide caption

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QR Codes For Headstones Keep Dearly Departed Close

QR Codes For Headstones Keep Dearly Departed Close

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Former New York Times president and publisher Arthur Ochs Sulzberger, center, died on Saturday. He was 86. Marty Lederhandler/AP hide caption

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Sulzberger Ushered 'New York Times' Into New Era

Sulzberger Ushered 'New York Times' Into New Era

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Ben Folds Five (from left): Robert Sledge, Darren Jessee and Ben Folds. Autumn de Wilde/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Ben Folds Five Is Back

After A Dozen-Year Disappearance, Ben Folds Five Is Back

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