The radio show host discusses her husband's illness and their often fraught marriage.
Before the government partially shut down on Tuesday, all eyes were on Syria.
A team of chemical weapons experts has been working in the country to dismantle Syria’s chemical arsenal.
Meanwhile, the ground fighting continues as fissures within the opposition widen.
NPR’s Deborah Amos has been reporting from the region and joins Here & Now for an update from Syria.
Throughout the week, Here & Now is looking at the impact a raise in the minimum wage would have on states, the federal government and workers.