All Things Considered for June 11, 2020 Hear the All Things Considered program for June 11, 2020

All Things Considered

Stocks fell sharply Thursday after coronavirus cases spike and the Federal Reserve warned that the recovery will take a long time. Johannes Eisele/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Johannes Eisele/AFP via Getty Images

Coronavirus Live Updates

Market Meltdown: Dow Dives 1,800 Points On Worries Of 2nd Coronavirus Wave

The Dow and other stock indexes plunged as cases surged in several states and the Federal Reserve warned that the pandemic "will weigh heavily on economic activity."

Ella Jones, photographed in March of 2015, when she was a candidate for Ferguson's city council, became the Missouri city's first African American and first woman elected mayor of Ferguson. Christian Gooden/St. Louis Post-Dispatch/Tribune News Service via Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Christian Gooden/St. Louis Post-Dispatch/Tribune News Service via Getty Images

Mayor-Elect Of Ferguson, Mo., On Where Her City Stands, After Michael Brown

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/875311058/875311059" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Territory The Blaze
August Twelve Khruangbin
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
August Twelve
Album
The Universe Smiles Upon You [LP]
Artist
Khruangbin

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

Sea otters are tourist magnets--and voracious eaters. Not everyone is happy about their comeback off the coast of British Columbia. Ted S. Warren/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Ted S. Warren/AP

What Happens When Sea Otters Eat 15 Pounds of Shellfish A Day

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/873885445/875311249" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Protection Massive Attack
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
Protection
Album
Protection
Artist
Massive Attack

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

Expelled from Love The Raveonettes
Valentine Justice
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
Valentine
Album
Cross
Artist
Justice

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

Stocks fell sharply Thursday after coronavirus cases spike and the Federal Reserve warned that the recovery will take a long time. Johannes Eisele/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Johannes Eisele/AFP via Getty Images

Market Meltdown: Dow Dives 1,800 Points On Worries Of 2nd Coronavirus Wave

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/874600108/875311255" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Lazy Calm Cocteau Twins
Time Rider Chromatics

East Ascension High School Valedictorian Emma Cockrum at her home in Prairieville, La., on June 1, 2020. Emily Kask for NPR hide caption

toggle caption
Emily Kask for NPR

Reflections On A Lost Senior Year With Hope For The Future

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/872039264/875311261" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Pomp and Circumstance Military March No. 1 In D Major, Op. 39 Various
Daydreaming Radiohead

Los Angeles Police Department Chief Michel Moore speaks to a protester after a vigil with members of professional associations and the interfaith community at LAPD headquarters, Friday, June 5, 2020, in Los Angeles. Mark J. Terrill/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Mark J. Terrill/AP

LA Police Union Official: 'Every Dollar You Take Away' Has Consequences

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/875087138/875311267" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Belong Lycoriscoris
Dripping Sun Kikagaku Moyo
Labrador (Encore) Montag
Try The xx
Weissensee Neu!
T.O.R. Gaussian Curve
Mike Mills Air
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
Mike Mills
Album
Talkie Walkie
Artist
Air

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

Aided by an ensemble cast of jazz musicians new and old, Lakecia Benjamin recorded the entirety of her new album 'Pursuance: The Coltranes' in two days. Elizabeth Leitzell/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

toggle caption
Elizabeth Leitzell/Courtesy of the artist

Play It Forward: Lakecia Benjamin Sings Through Her Saxophone

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/860223572/875311273" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
I'll Come Too James Blake
Not the Same Anymore The Strokes

All Things Considered