All Things Considered for January 13, 2015 Hear the All Things Considered program for January 13, 2015

All Things Considered

Bart Sadowski/iStockphoto

Author Interviews

'Girl On The Train' Is A Journey Into The Lives Of Familiar Strangers

In the new psychological thriller, Rachel Watson becomes obsessed with a "perfect couple" she sees each day during her commute. When the woman in the couple disappears, Rachel decides to get involved.

Ford's F-150 truck beat the Chevrolet Colorado and Lincoln MKC as the Detroit auto show's 2015 North American Truck of the Year. He Xianfeng/Xinhua/Landov hide caption

toggle caption
He Xianfeng/Xinhua/Landov

Winning The Truck Battle Isn't Just About Smack Talk. It's Everything

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/377005111/377024743" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush listens before a Nov. 20 speaking engagement in Washington. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Susan Walsh/AP

5 Years After 'Citizens United,' SuperPACs Continue To Grow

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/377024687/377024688" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Alex Sanchez with his wife, Blanca, and sons Duvan and Irvin. Sanchez has been eligible to live and work legally in the U.S. since 2001, when his home country, El Salvador, experienced a major earthquake. Alexandra Starr for NPR hide caption

toggle caption
Alexandra Starr for NPR

For Some Immigrants, Temporary Life In U.S. Can Mean A Long Stay

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/377003329/377024755" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Bishop Robert Finn of the Kansas City-St. Joseph Diocese was convicted of shielding a sexually abusive priest in 2012. He is now the subject of a Vatican investigation. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Patrick Semansky/AP

Kansas City Catholics Divided Over Vatican Investigation Of Bishop

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/377000433/377024761" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

President Obama speaks Tuesday at the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center in Arlington, Va. Pool/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Pool/Getty Images

A Closer Look At Obama's Plan To Protect Consumer Data

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/377001721/377024767" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

High school students protest the pending state takeover and privatization of the York, Pa. School District. Emily Previti/WITF hide caption

toggle caption
Emily Previti/WITF

For-Profit Charters Set To Run Pa. District's Schools

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/375835682/377024773" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

After a turn in the tumbling machine, these conventional russet Burbank potatoes are starting to show signs of bruising. New GMO potatoes called Innate russet Burbanks have been bred not to bruise as easily as these. Dan Charles/NPR hide caption

toggle caption
Dan Charles/NPR

GMO Potatoes Have Arrived. But Will Anyone Buy Them?

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/376184710/377024779" 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