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Stories for January 19, 2014

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Clear, Sharp And Properly Exposed: How A Photo Made A Career

Jan. 19, 2014
NPR Staff / NPR

As part of a new series called "My Big Break," All Things Considered is collecting stories of triumph, big and small. These are the moments when everything seems to click, and people leap forward into their careers.

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New York's Medical Marijuana Experiment Begins With Caution

Jan. 19, 2014
Margot Adler / NPR

New York is one of the only states in the Northeast without a medical marijuana program.

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South Texas: The New Hot Spot For Illegal Crossing

Jan. 19, 2014
Ted Robbins / NPR

As the U.S. government has militarized the California and Arizona segment of the Southwest border over the last two decades, illegal crossers have moved to another area. South Texas has become the new border hot spot.