All Things Considered for October 8, 2013
Oct 8, 2013 — This week, All Things Considered is talking with leaders from different faiths about their perspectives on an afterlife. Mufti Asif Umar says Muslims believe that a person who enters paradise will find whatever he or she desires waiting there.
Oct 8, 2013 — The Obama administration says the technology powering health exchange sign-ups buckled under unexpectedly high traffic. But healthcare.gov's glitches are part of much more complicated issue: a systemic contracting and procurement problem.
Oct 8, 2013 — Robert Siegel and Melissa Block read emails from listeners, which provided a very mixed review of Robert Siegel's conversation about the afterlife Monday with Rev. Gabriel Salguero, pastor of The Lamb's Church in New York City and president of the National Latino Evangelical Coalition. That conversation opened All Things Considered's week-long look at what the afterlife means to religious leaders and scholars of different faiths.