90.9 WBUR - Boston's NPR news station
Top Stories:
PLEDGE NOW
Here and Now with Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson
Public radio's live
midday news program
With sponsorship from
Mathworks - Accelerating the pace of engineering and science
Accelerating the pace
of engineering and science
Wednesday December 6, 2006

A Blunt Assessment

The congressionally-mandated Iraq Study Group calls for new and enhanced diplomatic and political efforts in Iraq and in the region.

Blood Diamonds

As the movie “Blood Diamond” opens, we take a look at the real-life underground diamond trade.

Scholars at Risk

What is it like to teach in a war-torn country?

Around the World On A Mule

Here and Now’s Lara Farrar catches up with a couple from Arkansas who are walking around the world with their mule.

Cookbooks of the Year

Do you need the perfect gift for a food connoisseur? Our resident chef, Kathy Gunst, and foodie, Scott Haas, review some of their favorite cookbooks of the year.

Spotlight

We now have a digital bookshelf! Explore all our books coverage or browse by genre.

Robin and Jeremy

Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson host Here & Now, a live two-hour production of NPR and WBUR Boston.

January 23 4 Comments

How ‘The Good War’ In Afghanistan Went Bad

Jack Fairweather's new book argues the war could turn out to be the defining tragedy of the 21st century.

January 23 4 Comments

How To Keep That Fitness Resolution

It's that time of year when the post-New Year's crowd at the gym starts to thin. We get advice on how to stick with it.

January 22 Comment

The Playwright Behind ‘Vanya And Sonia And Masha And Spike’

Christopher Durang's Tony Award-winning comedy is currently being performed in 27 regional theaters across the U.S.

January 22 25 Comments

EdX CEO Lays Out Disruptive Vision For Higher Ed

Anant Agarwal believes MOOCs — massive online courses — can be a disruptive force for good in higher education.