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March 31, 2015 Comment

Music From The Show

From Emanative to Ralome.

March 31, 2015 Comment

Buhari’s Campaign: Nigeria’s President Concedes Defeat

Opposition candidate Muhammadu Buhari’s campaign says President Goodluck Jonathan has called to concede defeat.

March 31, 2015 72 Comments

Is The News Losing Its Appeal?

Young people are spending less time consuming news than previous generations, according to Pew Research Center.

March 31, 2015 2 Comments

DJ Sessions: Beyond Kendrick Lamar

KCRW’s Anthony Valadez shares new jazz and rap selections, including Kamasi Washington (pictured) and DJ Khalab.

March 31, 2015 4 Comments

McDonald’s To Try Out All-Day Breakfast

The world’s largest restaurant chain is responding to consumer demand, and the move could be lucrative for the company.

March 31, 2015 4 Comments

Who’s Friends With Whom In The Middle East?

Discerning friends from enemies can be challenging when it comes to the complicated relationships in the Middle East.

March 31, 2015 Comment

Preliminary Deal Appears Near In Iran Nuclear Talks

Today is the deadline to reach a preliminary agreement, and it’s coming down to the wire. The BBC’s Imogen Foulkes has the latest.

March 30, 2015 6 Comments

Silicon Valley Reacts To Ellen Pao Gender Discrimination Verdict

The plaintiff claimed that while working for a venture capital firm, she was denied promotion and ultimately fired because of her sex.

March 30, 2015 Comment

New Kidney Donation Guidelines Begin To Pay Off

Joanna Richards of WCPN catches up with 31-year-old Mike Brown, who recently got a kidney transplant.

March 30, 2015 4 Comments

Is Schumer A Shoo-In For Senate Leadership?

NPR’s Domenico Montanaro discusses Sen. Chuck Schumer’s influence and whether anyone could challenge him for the role.

March 27, 2015 Comment

Music From The Show

From Global Goon to Animal Collective.

March 27, 2015 3 Comments

Are We Winning The ‘War On Cancer’?

The number of Americans who will die from cancer each year is growing, but there is evidence we’re moving in the right direction.

March 27, 2015 11 Comments

Harry Reid Stepping Down, Ted Cruz Stepping Up

Bloomberg’s Margaret Talev and NPR’s Don Gonyea discuss the latest in 2016 politics and Capitol Hill news.

March 27, 2015 7 Comments

IRS Cuts Can Make Filing Difficult

Are you among those who wait until the last minute to file your taxes? This year, that might not be the best idea.

March 27, 2015 11 Comments

Yale Is Starting A VHS Archive And It’s Full Of Horror Movies

“Silent Night, Deadly Night,” “Stripped to Kill” and “The Last Slumber Party” – all from the 80s – are a few of the titles.

March 27, 2015 Comment

The Day Before Elections, Nigeria Claims A Military Victory Over Boko Haram

NPR’s Ofeibea Quist-Arcton says the timing seems rather convenient, as President Goodluck Jonathan is trying to keep his seat.

March 27, 2015 Comment

2 People Unaccounted For In NYC Blast

An apparent gas explosion leveled three buildings in Manhattan’s East Village, injuring 19 people, four critically.

March 26, 2015 Comment

Music From The Show

From Dabrye to Tokimonsta.

March 26, 2015 4 Comments

WWII Veterans Return ‘Good Luck Flags’ To Japanese

Tom Banse reports on the effort to return the flags taken as war souvenirs from Pacific battlefields during World War II.

March 26, 2015 3 Comments

Noah Baumbach On Middle Age And ‘While We’re Young’

In the writer-director’s new film, Ben Stiller and Naomi Watts’ characters befriend a younger, free-spirited couple.

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

March 30 38 Comments

Sen. Warren: Not Interested In Reid's Job And Still Not Running For President

Elizabeth Warren insists she has no plans to jump into the 2016 race. She joins us to discuss her current political goals.

March 30 8 Comments

Unveiling The Pain Of Secondary Trauma Victims

Mac McClelland was diagnosed with PTSD after witnessing another woman's horror at being brutally assaulted. She joins us to explain why she didn't believe the diagnosis, at first.

March 27 Comment

Using Poetry To Expose The Power Of Money, Class And Gender

Alissa Quart's first book of poetry is both personal and universal - inspired by work and research she has done as a journalist.

March 27 11 Comments

Yale Is Starting A VHS Archive And It’s Full Of Horror Movies

"Silent Night, Deadly Night," "Stripped to Kill" and "The Last Slumber Party" – all from the 80s – are a few of the titles.