A deal to double patrol agents and bolster fencing along the U.S.-Mexico border is drawing more supporters to an immigration reform bill likely to come up for a vote in the Senate next week. But will it survive the House?
And for a third year in a row, lawmakers there couldn’t agree on a farm bill that expands some subsidies for farmers but cuts food aid to the needy.
Jeremy Hobson joins Robin Young as co-host of Here & Now in its new 2-hour format, from WBUR and NPR.
Mary Robinson, the former president of Ireland, was a friend of former South African President Nelson Mandela. She joins us and says, “He was the best of us.”Comment | more »
As the world mourns the anti-apartheid leader and former South African president, we touch down in Johannesburg and hear from two people who knew Nelson Mandela.2 Comments | more »