All Things Considered for November 3, 2022 Hear the All Things Considered program for November 3, 2022

All Things Considered

A customer is handed Powerball lottery tickets to purchased at Lichine's Liquor & Deli in Sacramento, Calif., Monday, Oct. 31, 2022. The jackpot for Monday night's drawing soared to $1.9 billion after no one matched all six numbers in Saturday night's drawing. Rich Pedroncelli/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Rich Pedroncelli/AP

Your Money

'Predatory gambling' has helped the lottery reach sky-high jackpot, critics say

The game's jackpot has increased to an estimated $1.9 billion — one of the largest in U.S. lottery history.

A view of soybeans being planted on a farm in Balfour, South Africa on Oct. 20, 2021. Regenerative agriculture is a loosely defined term, but generally involves promoting on-farm soil health and carbon sequestration through practices like cover cropping and no-tilling. Phil Magakoe/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Phil Magakoe/AFP/Getty Images

Big food companies commit to 'regenerative agriculture' but skepticism remains

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1131679803/1134079097" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Signs indicate the location of an early voting polling site at Frank McCourt High School on the Upper West Side of Manhattan in New York City on Tuesday, November 1, 2022. Ted Shaffrey/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Ted Shaffrey/AP

Politicians need to mobilize Black male voters ahead of the midterms, experts say

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1134024641/1134187068" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Local activist and politician Thomas Loeb, 55, in front of the Tesla factory in Gruenheide on Oct. 26. Loeb is concerned that the factory poses a risk to the groundwater, forest and wildlife around it, and that Tesla has not been transparent about its manufacturing processes and developments. Jacobia Dahm for NPR hide caption

toggle caption
Jacobia Dahm for NPR

Tesla's first European factory needs more water to expand. Drought stands in its way

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1131695382/1134079103" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Good Night Oppy is a suspense-filled ride, crammed with brainstorming, trouble-shooting, deadline-pushing, and frequent nail-biting. Courtesy of Prime Video hide caption

toggle caption
Courtesy of Prime Video

A loving salute to NASA's Mars rover program in 'Good Night Oppy'

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1134095343/1134095344" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Flooding levee district board member Regan Griffin surveys his farmland in Atchison County, Missouri on Sept. 14, 2022. A pond marks where a levee was breached during the 2019 flood of the Missouri River, flooding Griffin's farmland. The board hopes to set this levee back in the future. Eva Tesfaye/Harvest Public Media hide caption

toggle caption
Eva Tesfaye/Harvest Public Media

Climate

Mississippi River Basin adapts as climate change brings extreme rain and flooding

5 min

Mississippi River Basin adapts as climate change brings extreme rain and flooding

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1127966940/1134079115" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

A customer is handed Powerball lottery tickets to purchased at Lichine's Liquor & Deli in Sacramento, Calif., Monday, Oct. 31, 2022. The jackpot for Monday night's drawing soared to $1.9 billion after no one matched all six numbers in Saturday night's drawing. Rich Pedroncelli/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Rich Pedroncelli/AP

'Predatory gambling' has helped the lottery reach sky-high jackpot, critics say

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1132983777/1134079121" 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