In New Jersey, where Hurricane Sandy killed dozens of people and caused nearly $30 billion in damage, many people are asking: will the shore be open for business?
The Oklahoma medical examiner’s office says two infants are among 24 people killed by the tornado that ripped across the Oklahoma City area this week. It has positively identified all but one of the victims.
The FBI in Washington confirms that an agent shot and killed a man in Orlando, Fla. last night who was being questioned in connection with the Boston Marathon bombing investigation.
Prince is a brilliant musician, a mesmerizing performer and — according to cultural commentator Touré — a Generation X icon. Touré says Prince played a wise older brother to the latchkey kids of Gen X.
Last week, Mother Jones reporter Mac McClelland told us about her schizophrenic cousin who murdered his father during a psychotic break. A jury has found him not guilty, by reason of insanity.
A conversation Here & Now’s Alex Ashlock had with Paul Monti about his son Jared Monti, who was killed in Afghanistan, sparked a song that hit No. 1 on the country charts last month.4 Comments | more »
The Black and Missing Foundation says African Americans make up about one-third of all missing people in the U.S. but they’re not represented in the media as much as pretty white females.3 Comments | more »
After last month’s devastating garment factory collapse in Bangladesh, are you taking a second look at the labels in your clothing? Dara O’Rourke explains what we know about how our clothing is made.9 Comments | more »
Mission Log is a podcast that delves into every aspect of the classic sci-fi series. It’s produced by Rod Roddenberry, son of Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry.7 Comments | more »
President Obama delivers the commencement address this weekend at Morehouse College, the all-male historically black college. The school’s president discusses recent controversies and challenges.1 Comment | more »
Failures in mental health care mean that often the only way to get help for a loved one is to call the police. We speak with a journalist about the tragic consequences for her family.19 Comments | more »
Swarms of a type of hybrid bee have been attacking hikers and walkers in Arizona, killing at least one and injuring half a dozen others.Comment | more »
The discovery of three kidnapped Cleveland women has parents thinking about how to protect their kids.7 Comments | more »
Here & Now resident chef Kathy Gunst brings us five recipes, including an Asian asparagus salad, braised artichokes with roasted asparagus and an upside down rhubarb cake.7 Comments | more »
Kelly Frey, the editor of Oklahoma’s big daily newspaper The Oklahoman, is from El Reno, Okla. and describes what it’s like to grow up in “tornado alley.”Comment | more »
Are home-based shelters really enough to hold back an F5 category tornado, which can have winds upwards of 300 miles per hour? And what about people who don’t have home-based shelters?3 Comments | more »
If you find yourself waxing nostalgic for the kind of 1970s investigative journalism that led to the Watergate hearings, you can now relive the chills and thrills of the Washington Post investigation.Comment | more »