All Things Considered for July 16, 2019 Hear the All Things Considered program for July 16, 2019

All Things Considered

Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, then 91, works in his office at the Supreme Court on Sept. 28, 2011. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

toggle caption
J. Scott Applewhite/AP

Law

Retired Justice John Paul Stevens, A Maverick On The Bench, Dies At 99

Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens has died at the age of 99. Appointed by President Gerald Ford, he was known for his "crafty and genial hand" and as a "judge's judge."

A now-closed Irish pub in Lawrence, Mass., displayed an old "Help Wanted/No Irish Need Apply" — a common sight across the country in the mid-1800s. Jonathan Wiggs/Boston Globe via Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Jonathan Wiggs/Boston Globe via Getty Images

With Latest Nativist Rhetoric, Trump Takes America Back To Where It Came From

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/742000247/742386900" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Álom Bella Boo
Stella Andreas Vollenweider
Schwarzbach Matthias Vogt
I'm Shakin' Rooney
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
I'm Shakin'
Album
Rooney
Artist
Rooney

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

Intro (Edamame remix) Tor
Tamatert Pablo Nouvelle
Time Travel Superpoze

Diver swimming over Elkhorn Coral in the Florida Keys. Elevated nutrients as well as elevated temperatures are causing a massive loss of this iconic branching species in Florida. JW Porter/University of Georgia hide caption

toggle caption
JW Porter/University of Georgia

Florida's Corals Are Dying Off, But It's Not All Due To Climate Change, Study Says

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/742050975/742386906" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Container ships and other maritime vessels currently run on pollutant-intensive heavy fuel oil. The world's largest container-shipping company, Maersk, has promised to make its operations zero carbon by 2050. Doing so will require using new fuels such as hydrogen. John Greim/LightRocket via Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
John Greim/LightRocket via Getty Images

The Dawn Of Low-Carbon Shipping

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/716693006/742386912" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Saint Ivy Beach Fossils
Beck's Bolero Jeff Beck

U.S. lawmakers will question lobbyists and officials from Facebook, Google, Amazon and Apple on an array of issues. Reuters hide caption

toggle caption
Reuters

'Facebook Is Dangerous': Firms In Hot Seat As Congress Probes Big Tech

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/742168185/742386918" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Go Whitney Ballen
Magnifique Ratatat
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
Magnifique
Album
Magnifique
Artist
Ratatat

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

Sunset Lover Petit Biscuit
Inkunzi Ayihlabi Ingokumisa Johnny Clegg and Juluka
Instrumental The Microphones

Bacteria (purple) in the bloodstream can trigger sepsis, a life-threatening illness. Steve Gschmeissner/ScienceSource hide caption

toggle caption
Steve Gschmeissner/ScienceSource

Regulations That Mandate Sepsis Care Appear To Have Worked In New York

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/741840484/742386930" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
I'm Ready Loupo
Your Excellency Cougar
Tokyo After Midnight Ottmar Liebert & Luna Negra
As God and Everest Pop Unknown

Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, then 91, works in his office at the Supreme Court on Sept. 28, 2011. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

toggle caption
J. Scott Applewhite/AP

Retired Justice John Paul Stevens, A Maverick On The Bench, Dies At 99

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/103908524/742500891" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

All Things Considered