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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What Do We Have To Teach Plato?
Philosopher Rebecca Newberger Goldstein discusses her new book "Plato at the Googleplex: Why Philosophy Won't Go Away."
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Tension Remain High In Ukraine
In the pro-Russian stronghold of Lugansk, Natalia Antelava reports on the debate between those loyal to Kiev and those loyal to Moscow.

North Korea Steps Up Nuclear Activity Ahead Of Obama Visit
The South Korean Defense Ministry says it has spotted several activities related to a possible nuclear test in North Korea.
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Netflix Slams Planned Comcast-Time Warner Merger
The online streaming media company has come out against the proposed $45 billion merger of two cable giants.
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Aereo Supreme Court Case Will Shape Future Of TV
Major networks want Aereo to pay them for rebroadcasting their shows. Aereo says it has the right to take freely from public airwaves.
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Children's Literature: Apartheid Or Just A General Lack of Color?
African-American children's book authors Walter Dean Myers and his son Christopher Myers weigh in.
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America's Largest Reservoir Keeps Shrinking
Lake Mead, which provides water to Nevada, Arizona and other desert states, is at an alarmingly low level.
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Powerful Painkiller Moxduo Up For FDA Approval
Some are concerned the narcotic could worsen the epidemic of abuse of prescription painkillers and overdoses.
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Called 'Deporter-In-Chief,' Obama Weighs Deportation Changes
The policy change would shield immigrants who are in the U.S. illegally but don't have serious criminal records.
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Is Kentucky Ready For A Muslim Senator?
Siddique Malik believes his political affiliation - he's a Democrat - may be a bigger challenge than his Muslim background.
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