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April 28, 2015 Comment

Music From The Show

From Matias Aguayo to Seekae.

April 28, 2015 Comment

Recipes: Healthy Salads With Spring Produce

Our resident chef Kathy Gunst brings us a chopped spring salad, a farro salad and two asparagus salads.

April 28, 2015 2 Comments

Indianapolis: Tensions Stir As Murder Rate Surges

Most of the suspects – and most of the victims – are young black men. That’s opened up a difficult conversation about race and class.

April 28, 2015 Comment

David Breashears Describes Devastation At Everest Base Camp

The filmmaker and mountaineer survived the deadly avalanche caused by the weekend’s earthquake in Nepal.

April 28, 2015 2 Comments

Historians Look Back At The Midwest, America’s ‘Forgotten’ Region

A group of historians say the Midwest’s rich landscape and cultural diversity are too often left out of elementary school classrooms.

April 28, 2015 3 Comments

Have Mass Shootings Led To More Gun Control?

After the mass shootings in Aurora and Newtown, many family members of victims made an emotional pleas for stricter gun control.

April 28, 2015 5 Comments

Baltimore City Councilman Responds To Unrest

More National Guard troops are heading to Baltimore, after rioters set police cars and buildings on fire, looted stores and threw rocks.

April 28, 2015 Comment

How American Tech Giants Are Stepping In To Help Nepal

Facebook and Google are making it easier to identify survivors, while Apple and PayPal are streamlining the donation process.

April 28, 2015 2 Comments

O, Miami Celebrates Poetry for All

A poem for every person is the goal of the annual festival. Lines of poetry can be found on everything from dog bandanas to urinals.

April 28, 2015 2 Comments

At Long Last, It’s The Peepers Big Night

Before frogs can start singing in the spring, a massive migration of millions of amphibians has to take place first.

April 28, 2015 Comment

Remote Villages In Nepal Wait For Aid

The official death toll has risen to more than 5,000 after Saturday’s earthquake. Some of the worst-hit villages are very hard to access.

April 28, 2015 9 Comments

Obergefell V. Hodges May Go Down In History As Landmark Civil Rights Case

The case centers on whether same-sex marriage is a constitutional right, and whether states with bans must recognize legal gay unions.

April 28, 2015 Comment

Police Chief Calls Cameras ‘Sign Of The Times’

Chief Kelvin Wright was an early adopter of body cameras, and he says it is within a citizen’s rights to tape police officers.

April 28, 2015 5 Comments

Baltimore Braces For More Violence

NPR’s Eyder Peralta is on the streets of Baltimore, talking with residents. He discusses what he’s hearing.

April 24, 2015 Comment

Music From The Show

From Trentemoller to Tristeza.

April 24, 2015 2 Comments

Legendary Rock Climber Lynn Hill

She’s been pushing boundaries since she started climbing as a teen in the 1970s, a time when there were very few women in the sport.

April 24, 2015 Comment

25 Years Later, What’s Next For Hubble?

Longtime Hubble astronomer Kenneth Sembach about its significance and what comes next for the space telescope.

April 24, 2015 4 Comments

Russell Crowe Taps History To Make ‘The Water Diviner’

The Academy Award winner directed and stars in the film, which draws on the diaries of young Australian soldiers.

April 24, 2015 Comment

Young Armenian Composer Looks To Past, Future

Joseph Bohigian is commemorating the 100th anniversary of the genocide with new music by contemporary Armenian composers.

April 24, 2015 4 Comments

Week In 2016 Politics Focuses On Bush, Clinton Money Issues

Hillary Clinton is being asked about Clinton Foundation donors, and Jeb Bush is pushing the envelope of campaign finance rules.

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

April 27 Comment

‘Tension Rising’ In Nepal, Says Aid Worker

An aid worker with Save the Children estimates that 1 million Nepalese children are in need of help following Saturday's devastating earthquake.

April 27 Comment

Thousands Attend Funeral For Baltimore’s Freddie Gray

The 25-year-old's death has sparked outrage and protests in Baltimore and across the nation.

April 24 2 Comments

Legendary Rock Climber Lynn Hill

She's been pushing boundaries since she started climbing as a teen in the 1970s, a time when there were very few women in the sport.

April 24 4 Comments

Russell Crowe Taps History To Make ‘The Water Diviner’

The Academy Award winner directed and stars in the film, which draws on the diaries of young Australian soldiers.