All Things Considered for June 12, 2018 Hear the All Things Considered program for June 12, 2018

All Things Considered

Hussam Allahham, a refugee from Syria who is trained as a doctor, now works part-time for a refugee aid organization in Wales. He says Syrians can be shocked when they reach small villages, and he tells them to consider it a break after years of struggle to survive. Daniella Cheslow/NPR hide caption

toggle caption
Daniella Cheslow/NPR

World

'Your Children Are Safe': A Town In Wales Welcomes Refugees From Syria

The U.K. began its community sponsorship program for Syrians in 2016. Some refugees who arrived earlier have helped newcomers settle in — and are persuading Welsh communities to open their doors.

Americans are increasingly taking multiple drugs. And depression is a potential side effect of many of them. Glasshouse Images/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Glasshouse Images/Getty Images

1 In 3 Adults In The U.S. Takes Medications Linked To Depression

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/619274492/619294449" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

AT&T and Time Warner are not competitors; their proposed merger would be a "vertical integration" of complementary companies. Stephanie Keith/Reuters hide caption

toggle caption
Stephanie Keith/Reuters

U.S. Judge Approves AT&T's $85 Billion Merger With Time Warner

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/614092532/619294457" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Hussam Allahham, a refugee from Syria who is trained as a doctor, now works part-time for a refugee aid organization in Wales. He says Syrians can be shocked when they reach small villages, and he tells them to consider it a break after years of struggle to survive. Daniella Cheslow/NPR hide caption

toggle caption
Daniella Cheslow/NPR

'Your Children Are Safe': A Town In Wales Welcomes Refugees From Syria

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/615762704/619294463" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Now that New Jersey can allow sports betting, Monmouth Park in Oceanport has set up a sportsbook operation and plans to start taking bets later this week. Seth Wenig/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Seth Wenig/AP

Sports Betting Starts In New Jersey After A Decade Of Legal Battles

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/619294434/619294435" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Searching for a song you heard between stories? We've retired music buttons on these pages. Learn more here.

All Things Considered