All Things Considered for October 3, 2016 Hear the All Things Considered program for October 3, 2016

All Things Considered

"It becomes a gift ... to get to see things from a different perspective," Regina Spektor says. Her new album is called Remember Us To Life. Shervin Lainez/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

toggle caption
Shervin Lainez/Courtesy of the artist

Music Interviews

Regina Spektor: 'I See My Family ... In Everybody'

The singer discusses how growing up an immigrant has shaped her work. "People don't understand," she says, "how easy it is to find yourself in a situation where you're in an absolutely foreign place."

Air traffic controllers at Dulles International Airport outside Washington, D.C., are using new technology that lets them exchange digital messages with pilots. Cliff Owen/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Cliff Owen/AP

Air Traffic Controllers And Pilots Can Now Communicate Electronically

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/496393787/496442179" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

People pose for pictures during an NFL fan rally on Regent Street in London on Saturday. Tim Ireland/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Tim Ireland/AP

Some Britons Are Learning To Love Football — The American Kind

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/496383176/496442185" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

The Golden Gate Bridge stands over San Francisco Bay in 2014. Bridge officials have rolled out a crisis text hotline to encourage young people to reach out for help. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

At Golden Gate Bridge, Texting Offers New Lifeline To Prevent Suicides

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/496394732/496442191" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

"It becomes a gift ... to get to see things from a different perspective," Regina Spektor says. Her new album is called Remember Us To Life. Shervin Lainez/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

toggle caption
Shervin Lainez/Courtesy of the artist

Regina Spektor: 'I See My Family ... In Everybody'

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/496125426/496442197" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Donald Trump answers a question during an interview in Virginia Beach, Va., in July. Steve Helber/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Steve Helber/AP

New York Attorney General: Trump Charitable Foundation Violated The Law

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/496420873/496442203" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

A single trip on the Morgantown, W.Va., PRT costs just 50 cents — and is free for students. The system provides about 15,000 rides a day (and double that when WVU has a home game). Joanne C. Sullivan/Flickr hide caption

toggle caption
Joanne C. Sullivan/Flickr

A Revolution That Didn't Happen: Personal Rapid Transit

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/494569967/496442215" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

"It's a difficult subject," says Luke Cage actor Mike Colter, "but I felt like what we're doing with the show is saying there can be some heroes in hoodies." Myles Aronowitz/Netflix hide caption

toggle caption
Myles Aronowitz/Netflix

Luke Cage, Marvel's Reluctant Hero In A Hoodie

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/496442064/496442221" 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