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Erika Ryan

Producer, All Things Considered

Erika Ryan is a producer for All Things Considered. She joined NPR after spending 4 years at CNN, where she worked for various shows and CNN.com in Atlanta and Washington, D.C. Ryan began her career in journalism as a print reporter covering arts and culture. She's a graduate of the University of South Carolina, and currently lives in Washington, D.C., with her dog, Millie.

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Wednesday

Whether Biden or Trump wins in November will mean very different things for America's place in the world. Jim Watson/Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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What a second Biden or Trump presidency could mean for American allies and foes

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Tuesday

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Michael Cohen's former lawyer Lanny Davis discusses Trump verdict

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GOP strategist examines the political implications of Trump's felony conviction

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Georgetown law professor reacts to Trump verdict

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Monday

Remembering legendary Disney songwriter Richard Sherman

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Wednesday

Stephen King says finishing one of his stories decades after he started it felt like "calling into a canyon of time." Francois Mori/AP hide caption

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Stephen King's new story took him 45 years to write

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Tuesday

Horror icon Stephen King doubts it's possible to 'gross out' the American public

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Wednesday

Is this the beginning of the end of beauty pageants?

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Monday

An expert's takeaways from day 1 of Michael Cohen's testimony

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Thursday

Autocracies are pushing propaganda against democracy itself, says 'Atlantic' writer

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Tuesday

Why it feels like tornadoes are becoming more common, according to an expert

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Friday

Katie Ledecky reacts after setting a world record and winning the Woman's 1500m Final at the FINA Swimming World Cup in 2022. Gregory Shamus/Getty Images hide caption

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Katie Ledecky tells NPR about her plans for the Paris Olympics — and LA in 2028

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Tuesday

'The Crown' creator Peter Morgan tackles Putin's Rise to Power in new play 'Patriots'

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Tuesday

Technology and disinformation places U.S. in multiple cold wars, author argues

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Thursday

Arizona Gov. Hobbs is determined to repeal state's near total abortion ban

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Tuesday

Trump's abortion comments are 'showing support' for women, campaign surrogate says

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Thursday

Former U.S. diplomat argues for stronger tactics on Israel

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Wednesday

The U.S. Department of Agriculture says cows in multiple states have tested positive for bird flu. Charlie Litchfield/AP hide caption

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What the CDC is doing to monitor and protect against bird flu

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Friday

Transportation Secretary Buttigieg gives update on Baltimore Key Bridge

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Friday

The interpreter for Dodgers' Shohei Ohtani is fired amid gambling and theft scandal

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Wednesday

U.S. Commerce secretary says $8.5B Intel grant is a national security and economy win

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Tuesday

What can Viktor Orbán's rise as a conservative superstar teach Trump?

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Thursday

Joe Biden answers questions while leaving the White House on January 30. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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'Message has been received': Biden's campaign reacts to 'uncommitted' votes

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