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Lawmakers Weigh In On Boston Bombing Case

Members of Congress are already expressing how they think the suspect in the marathon bombing case should be questioned and tried. Some lawmakers are also using the attack in Boston to argue both for and against overhauling immigration and gun control.

Lawmakers In Washington, D.C. Busy With Multiple Issues

Guns and immigration are both expected to top the agenda on Capitol Hill this week. And some people are sensing an outbreak of bipartisanship on both matters.

Obama To Send Detailed Budget To Capitol Hill

For years, Republicans have complained that the president has never sent a detailed blueprint. This time, the president's team says the spending plan will be very detailed.

How Close Is Doomsday?

Are you one of the last humans who will ever live? Commentator Adam Frank takes us through the famous Doomsday Argument and what it means.

Should All Women Heed Author's Advice To 'Lean In'?

Sheryl Sandberg's new book on women and ambition has some critics wondering what a top tech industry executive can really tell the average American woman. Commentator Tania Lombrozo argues that not all books by women and for women need to be for all women.

Week In News: North Korea's Posturing

North Korea has officially declared itself in a state of war with both the United States and with it's South Korean neighbors. Weekends on All Things Considered guest host Laura Sullivan speaks with James Fallows, national correspondent with The Atlantic, about that story and others from the past week.