All Things Considered for January 30, 2016 Hear the All Things Considered program for January 30, 2016

All Things Considered

Iris Galvez, a health insurance navigator (right) helps Mary Soliz of Houston, Texas, sign up for her first health plan through the Affordable Care Act on January 28, 2015 at a Houston community center. Courtesy of Iris Galvez hide caption

toggle caption
Courtesy of Iris Galvez

Shots - Health News

Feds Hopeful Hispanics Will Respond As Open Enrollment Come To A Close

Sunday January 31st is the deadline in most states to buy health insurance through the Affordable Care Act. Federal officials are reaching out to those previously uninsured, with a focus on Hispanics.

Aedes aegypti mosquitoes are displayed at an exhibition on Jan. 28 in Brazil. The mosquitoes can be carriers of the Zika virus. Several cases of the virus have spread to Puerto Rico. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Mario Tama/Getty Images

Puerto Rico Health Official 'Very Concerned' About Zika's Spread

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/464980582/464995816" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Iris Galvez, a health insurance navigator (right) helps Mary Soliz of Houston, Texas, sign up for her first health plan through the Affordable Care Act on January 28, 2015 at a Houston community center. Courtesy of Iris Galvez hide caption

toggle caption
Courtesy of Iris Galvez

Feds Hopeful Hispanics Will Respond As Open Enrollment Comes To A Close

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/464826389/464995822" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton (left) hugs Annette Bebout, 73, of Newton, during a campaign event at Berg Middle School, in Newton, Iowa, this week. Bebout told her story to the audience of how she lost her home. Paul Sancya/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Paul Sancya/AP

Clinton Runs As Wonk In Chief, Trying To Win Hearts With Plans

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/464762073/464995828" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

In 1987, Bernie Sanders --€” then the mayor of Burlington, Vermont --€” collaborated on a folk album called We Shall Overcome. Glenn Russell/Courtesy of Todd Lockwood hide caption

toggle caption
Glenn Russell/Courtesy of Todd Lockwood

Politics

Behind The Music: Bernie Sanders

3 min

Behind The Music: Bernie Sanders

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/464736315/464995834" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

From Dust Bowl refugees to post World War II travelers, people have long been drawn to Route 66 to make a change. That same story of transformation is still being told in the old 66 Motel. Laurel Morales/KJZZ hide caption

toggle caption
Laurel Morales/KJZZ

National

Building A New Community For The Rural Homeless

3 min

Building A New Community For The Rural Homeless

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/464876011/464995840" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Singer-songwriter Walter Martin. Sebastian Kim/Ile Flottante Music hide caption

toggle caption
Sebastian Kim/Ile Flottante Music

Music Interviews

Walter Martin Remembers Art History Class With 'Arts + Leisure'

5 min

Walter Martin Remembers Art History Class With 'Arts + Leisure'

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/464988293/465062474" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Searching for a song you heard between stories? We've retired music buttons on these pages. Learn more here.

All Things Considered