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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.

September 5, 2014 Comment

Assessing India’s New Leader After 100 Days

During his campaign, Narendra Modi promised to bring good times to India. The BBC’s Sanjoy Majumder reports on how that’s working out.

September 5, 2014 3 Comments

Carson Kressley Of ‘Queer Eye’ Remembers Joan Rivers

From one fashionista to another, the stylist remembers the late comic and co-host of “Fashion Police.”

September 5, 2014 Comment

Ex. Virginia Governor’s Conviction Could Serve As Warning To Politicians

David Nather of Politico discusses the lessons and implications of the trial of Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen.

September 5, 2014 5 Comments

Slowing Job Growth And Falling Incomes For Most Americans

Two reports out today – one from the Labor Department, the other from the Fed – give a worrying picture of the U.S. economy.

September 4, 2014 Comment

Music From The Show

From Three Trapped Tigers to Brothertiger.

September 4, 2014 Comment

Joan Rivers Dead At 81

The raucous, acid-tongued comedian who crashed the male-dominated realm of late-night talk shows has died.

September 4, 2014 Comment

Ex-Virginia Gov., Wife Guilty Of Public Corruption

Former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, have been convicted in a public corruption case.

September 4, 2014 Comment

DJ Sessions: Reggae With Staying Power

Howard “Flagga” Duperly of WDNA in Miami shares new reggae artists that he says won’t be one-hit wonders – from Chronixx to Sasha Dias.

September 4, 2014 Comment

Free Universal Pre-K Program Launches In NYC

Mayor Bill DeBlasio’s program commences today with tens of thousands of 4-year-olds heading to more than 1,700 sites across the city.

September 4, 2014 Comment

Bloomberg Back At The Helm Of His Media Empire

The Atlantic’s Derek Thompson discusses what’s behind the decision and what it may mean for the company – and for the former mayor.

September 4, 2014 7 Comments

Racial Gaps Not Unusual In Police Departments

Ferguson is not alone when it comes to a race gap in the police force. Nick Castele of WCPN took a survey of departments in Ohio.

Robin and Jeremy

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

September 26 4 Comments

Dean Of Boston Sports Journalism Celebrates 42 Years On The Job

Here & Now's Robin Young visits the most-beloved sportscaster you've never heard of: Jonny Miller.

September 26 4 Comments

Severe Black Lung Rebounds Among Miners

The most severe kind of black lung almost disappeared from Appalachia after regulations went into effect. But now it is on the rise again.

September 25 3 Comments

U.S. Ebola Effort Focuses On Treatment Facilities, Training

The White House is sending 3,000 U.S. troops to Monrovia, Liberia, to help assist in the effort to contain the Ebola crisis in the region.

September 25 4 Comments

Seattle To Fine Residents For Trashing Food Waste

A new measure in Seattle will fine residents if more than 10 percent of their garbage is food waste in an attempt to curb waste going to landfills.