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October 21, 2014 Comment

Jim Gaffigan’s Love Affair With Food

The stand-up comic gives his particular gastronomic take on the world in his new memoir “Food: A Love Story.”

October 21, 2014 Comment

Jill Abramson Announces Start-Up Plans

The former executive editor of The New York Times said her goal is to create a news outlet that favors quality over quantity.

October 21, 2014 Comment

Louisiana Gov. Issues Executive Order To Better Protect Rape Survivors

The move follows revelations that some survivors were being charged thousands of dollars for forensic exams and treatment.

October 21, 2014 Comment

A Closer Look At Governor’s Races In Kansas, Colorado, Connecticut

This year, almost a dozen incumbent governors are at risk of losing their bids for reelection. We take a look at three of those races.

October 20, 2014 Comment

Mario Batali Goes Farm To Table

The chef and restaurateur discusses the “farm to table” trend and shares recipes with a hearty and rustic twist.

October 20, 2014 Comment

In Kansas City, It’s A Generational Thing

Jeremy Bernfeld of KCUR talks to Royals fans in their 20s who have known only losing, and to little kids who have grown up with a winner.

October 20, 2014 Comment

Spending On 2014 Campaign Ads On Track To Exceed $1 Billion

As the midterm elections approach, our media analyst John Carroll discusses the volume of campaign ads and who’s behind them.

October 20, 2014 Comment

Who’s Next In Allowing Same-Sex Marriages

Nick Blumberg of KJZZ in Arizona – where same-sex marriage is now legal – reports on which courts are likely to rule next.

October 20, 2014 4 Comments

College Campuses Work To Reduce Their Carbon Footprints

The University of Minnesota, Morris, is among the universities working toward a goal of total carbon neutrality.

October 20, 2014 Comment

Indonesia Inaugurates New President

Joko Widodo was cheered through the streets of Jakarta by the tens of thousands of ordinary Indonesians who swept him to power.

October 20, 2014 23 Comments

Airline Expert: U.S. Should Enact Ebola-Related Travel Ban

Polls show the American public supports a travel ban, but federal health officials insist it could worsen the crisis.

September 5, 2014 Comment

Music From The Show

From Women to Man Man.

September 5, 2014 5 Comments

The Day Before The Day That Changed Everything

A new film on the National Geographic Channel called “9/10: The Final Hours” focuses on the day before 9/11.

September 5, 2014 3 Comments

Just When You Thought Dinosaurs Couldn’t Get Any Bigger

The Dreadnougtus measured 85 feet long and two and a half stories high, and weighed 65 tons. The skeleton was unearthed in Patagonia.

September 5, 2014 3 Comments

Chinese Firm To Invest $1 Billion In U.S. Homes

Real estate developer Landsea is planning projects in California’s Simi Valley, another near San Francisco and a third outside of Manhattan.

September 5, 2014 10 Comments

Political Turmoil In Pakistan

Police fired rubber bullets and tear gas at protesters, who were calling for the resignation of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

September 5, 2014 Comment

California Governor Debate Reveals Sharp Differences Between Brown, Kashkari

Gov. Jerry Brown and Republican Neel Kashkari clashed on issues ranging from jobs and immigration to water and high-speed rail.

September 5, 2014 Comment

As NATO Summit Wraps Up, Solutions Emerge

NPR’s Scott Horsley discusses President Obama’s address today and how world leaders hope to resolve the crises around the world.

September 5, 2014 9 Comments

California Group Gives Voice To Detained Immigrants

The group is releasing a new documentary about detainee life called “Detention Stories: Life Inside California’s New Angel Island.”

September 5, 2014 8 Comments

Could Amazon Go The Way Of Sears Roebuck?

Kevin Roose of New York magazine says there’s some evidence that Amazon is making the mistake of over-­diversification.

Robin and Jeremy

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

October 20 Comment

Alternate Routes: Lasting Impressions From The Road

Our digital and social media producer Rachel Rohr is back from a month-long trip cross-country, talking with young Americans.

October 20 Comment

Mario Batali Goes Farm To Table

The chef and restaurateur discusses the "farm to table" trend and shares recipes with a hearty and rustic twist.

October 17 Comment

Toll Lanes: Coming Soon To Almost Every Major City In Florida

Reporting by the Florida Center for Investigative Reporting found the toll lanes are developed without much public input, and without reliable knowledge of the cost.

October 17 Comment

USAID: Challenges And Small Victories In Liberia

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa has killed more than 4,500 people in the region with an estimated 8,900 more people currently infected.