All Things Considered for March 29, 2014
Mar 29, 2014 — Almost 2 million undocumented immigrants have been deported in the years since president Obama took office. Among them is Jasmine Mendoza's husband, who was deported to Mexico following a routine traffic stop. But, as she tells NPR's Kelly McEvers, she's planning on joining her husband in Mexico.
Mar 29, 2014 — Latino activists have changed their strategy, tired of waiting for Congress to pass immigration legislation. Instead of pursuing lawmakers, many are calling on the White House to act on its own.
Mar 29, 2014 — Residents of a small town in southern Arizona say a local Border Patrol checkpoint is unnecessary and that agents have overstepped legal bounds. So now they conduct their own form of surveillance.
Mar 29, 2014 — NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to a local restaurant manager in Oso, Washington, and Karl Newman, president of the Northwest Insurance Council, about insurance coverage for the victims of the recent mudslides.
Mar 29, 2014 — This week, an independent team testing water quality at homes in West Virginia released some results, and met with residents. They found that small amounts of coal-cleaning chemical are still present in residents' water.
Mar 29, 2014 — Women who play competitive sports in college are more likely to go into politics, a study says, suggesting that increased opportunities for women under Title IX may help boost interest public office.
Mar 29, 2014 — Congressional campaigns have been releasing b-roll of their candidates, which can then be used for superPAC ads in their favor. Footage of Sen. Mitch McConnell got some extra attention online.
Mar 29, 2014 — Ozy deputy editor Eugene Robinson talks with NPR's Kelly McEvers about a new political satire show that aims to poke fun of the left and about the 50th anniversary of the first broadcast of Jeopardy!
Mar 29, 2014 — The Emmy-winning cartoon is one bizarre and hilarious plot after another. For the show's creators, making each 11-minute episode is its own adventure.
Mar 29, 2014 — The ancient story of the Great Flood gets a Hollywood update in director Darren Aronofsky's new film, Noah. Aronofsky says he wanted to add drama to the story, making Noah's character more dynamic.