All Things Considered on WAMC HD2 en Germany And Argentina Face Off In World Cup Final The World Cup final takes place on Sunday in Brazil. NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with Russell Lewis in Rio de Janeiro about the match, which went into extra time with a score of 0-0. Sun, 13 Jul 2014 22:22:00 +0000 editor 94752 at Palestinians With Foreign Passports Leave Gaza As Attacks Continue The conflict between Israel and Hamas continued, with intensifying Israeli air strikes against in Gaza and Hamas rocket fire aimed at Israel. More than 160 people have been killed so far. Sun, 13 Jul 2014 22:22:00 +0000 Daniel Estrin 94751 at Lorin Maazel, World-Renowned American Composer, Dies At 84 Transcript <p>KELLY MCEVERS, HOST: <p>And we end today's show with a remembrance world-renowned American conductor Lorin Maazel has died. Maazel was born in 1930 in Paris and was a child prodigy. By age 5 he was taking violin lessons, by 7 he was conducting. And by the time he was a teenager he had conducted most of the major American orchestras. He spoke with NPR's Robert Siegel in 2009.<p>(SOUNDBITE OF ARCHIVED BROADCAST)<p>LORIN MAAZEL: I had the good fortune of not being exploited as so many child prodigies were. Sun, 13 Jul 2014 21:03:00 +0000 editor 94747 at The Best Movies Of The Year — From 20 Years Ago From Forrest Gump, to Pulp Fiction, to the Lion King, to Quiz Show, 1994 was a momentous year in film, according to a series from the website Grantland. NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with Grantland's Wesley Morris about that year's movies and why they're worth remembering. Sun, 13 Jul 2014 21:03:00 +0000 editor 94748 at Kurdish Authorities Plan Referendum On Independence From Iraq NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to Middle East correspondent Leila Fadel about the rift between Iraqi Kurds and Iraq's central government in Baghdad. Sun, 13 Jul 2014 21:03:00 +0000 editor 94749 at Tommy Ramone, Co-Founder Of The Ramones, Dies At 65 Tommy Ramone, born Tom Erdelyi, has died at age 65. The drummer was the last living member of the legendary punk band he helped create. Sat, 12 Jul 2014 20:54:00 +0000 Kelly McEvers 94728 at Heading Home To Ohio, LeBron Returns To Cleveland Cavaliers Four years after famously leaving, NBA superstar LeBron James has decided to return to the team where he started his professional career. Many fans in Cleveland say they're excited to have him back. Sat, 12 Jul 2014 20:54:00 +0000 editor 94729 at Truckers Strike At LA Port, While Dock Worker Talks Continue Transcript <p>KELLY MCEVERS, HOST: <p>It's ALL THINGS CONSIDERED from NPR West. I'm Kelly McEvers. There's been tension this week at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. Mind you, this is the largest port complex in the U.S. A place where 40 percent of the cargo arriving to the country passes through. More than 100 short-haul truck drivers at the ports are on strike. These are the guys who move cargo off of container ships and into warehouses and rail yards. Many of them work as independent contractors, meaning they have to pay for their own vehicles and they don't get benefits. Sat, 12 Jul 2014 20:54:00 +0000 editor 94730 at Feds Tighten Lab Security After Anthrax, Bird Flu Blunders In the course of trying to understand a laboratory accident involving anthrax, officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention stumbled upon another major blunder — involving a deadly flu virus.<p>The flu incident apparently posed no health risk, but it went unreported to top brass for six weeks. Those officials now recognize a <a href="">pattern of problems</a> in their world-class laboratory. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 22:34:00 +0000 Richard Harris 94693 at Feds Tighten Lab Security After Anthrax, Bird Flu Blunders Veterans Kick The Prescription Pill Habit, Against Doctors' Orders For many people with post-traumatic stress disorder, <a href="">sleeping can return you to the worst place</a> you've ever been, at the worst possible moment.<p>"I always see his face," says Will, who did tours in Iraq and Afghanistan with the Army. "And in my dreams it's the same thing. ... I always walk over to him, and instead of this Afghani kid that's laying there, it's my little brother."<p>The memory that triggers Will's nightmare happened during his tour in Afghanistan. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 22:34:00 +0000 Quil Lawrence 94694 at Veterans Kick The Prescription Pill Habit, Against Doctors' Orders