Here & Now


    

Here! Now! In the moment! Paddling in the middle of a fast moving stream of news and information. Here & Now is Public Radio’s daily news magazine, bringing you the news that breaks after Morning Edition and before All Things Considered.

10 a.m.  Monday - Friday

A gifted journalist, Robin Young is a superb interviewer and versatile host who can go deep on the Syria crisis and then pivot to heartfelt, probing human interviews. She’s a Peabody Award-winning documentary filmmaker, and has been at the helm of Here & Now for a decade. Co-host Jeremy Hobson joins Here & Now from his role hosting the Marketplace Morning Report. Adept at taking complex news and making it comprehensible and engaging for listeners, Jeremy will be an equal partner with Robin Young, bringing his trademark candor and energy to the program.

Here & Now is a co-production between NPR and WBUR.

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Boston Marks First Anniversary Of Marathon Bombing
Area residents, victims' families and dignitaries are coming together today to mark the solemn anniversary.
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'Philomena' DVD Brings Real Philomena To New Audiences
As the DVD of the Oscar-nominated film is being released, we revisit our conversation with the real Philomena Lee.
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Talking Pot With Teens In Colorado
Jenny Brundin of Colorado Public Radio reports on how some parents and educators are talking about marijuana use with their kids.
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Is China Heading Towards A Housing Bust?
In Chinese "ghost cities," 20-story high rises have only a few occupants and developers are offering discounts as high as 40 percent.
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Google Glass: Is It Worth The Hype?
Google's wearable computing device goes on sale today for U.S. residents - for one day only. We look at whether it's worth the $1,500.
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Two Marathon Bombing Survivors Develop Lasting Bond
Roseann Sdoia and Heather Abbott had been acquainted before the bombing, but became fast friends after they were both injured.
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NATO Weighs Options In Ukraine
Leaders of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization want to show they back allies in the region, but don't want to provoke Russia into further escalation.
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Amid Strong Emotions, Boston Prepares For Upcoming Marathon
WBUR's Deborah Becker reports on how the city is preparing for this year's race, a year after the bombing.
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Tensions Grow In Eastern Ukraine As President Initiates 'Military Operation'
Ukrainian President Oleksandr Turchynov says the goal of his new offensive is to "root out separatists."
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The Problem With U.S. Tax Policies
Tax expert David Cay Johnston says it's easy to fool the IRS, but there's one catch: "you have to be rich." He says the outdated tax policies are hurting the economy.
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