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July 22, 2014 Comment

Remains Of Clovis Boy Reburied In Montana

DNA from the boy buried 12,600 years ago shows his people were ancestors of many of today’s native peoples.

July 22, 2014 2 Comments

Detroit Couple Decides Whether To Stay Or Go

Michigan Radio reporter Sarah Hulett and her family have been grappling with whether to leave Detroit. One consideration: crime.

July 22, 2014 Comment

Texas To Deploy National Guard To Mexico Border

Governor Rick Perry is sending up to 1,000 National Guard troops to the border, amid an influx of Central Americans to the region.

July 22, 2014 13 Comments

Retail Confession: Adults Who Wear Kids’ Clothes To Save Money

Taylor Quimby of New Hampshire Public Radio is among the many adults buying kids XL-size clothing instead of adult size smalls.

July 22, 2014 Comment

Modest, Obscure Deal Has Tech Industry Talking

Yahoo is set to buy the mobile advertising company Flurry, as it tries to figure out how to increase revenue from mobile ads.

July 22, 2014 2 Comments

Why Iran Nuclear Talks Failed To Meet Deadline

The U.S. and Iran have agreed to extend negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program for four more months.

July 22, 2014 Comment

MH17 Crash Victims’ Remains Reach Ukraine-Held City

The bodies of many of those who died on the Malaysia Airlines flight will now be taken to the Netherlands.

July 22, 2014 2 Comments

Courts Issue Contradictory Rulings On Health Law

Within hours of each other, two federal appeals courts issued contradictory rulings on a key financing issue of the Affordable Care Act.

July 21, 2014 Comment

Music From The Show

From Mux Mool to Planet Patrol.

July 21, 2014 Comment

The History Of Tunnel Warfare

As Israel targets the tunnels used by Hamas, we take a look at tunnel warfare, from ancient Rome to today.

July 21, 2014 2 Comments

Battle Survivor Receives Medal Of Honor

At the White House this afternoon, Ryan Pitts will become the ninth living recipient of the nation’s highest military honor.

July 21, 2014 Comment

Why Hot Cars Are So Deadly

An average of 38 kids die in a hot car every year in the U.S. We look at the science of why cars get so hot so fast, and why children are more vulnerable.

July 21, 2014 Comment

More Than 20 Major Wildfires Burning In Oregon And Washington

Nearly a million acres are burning across the two states, and thousands of firefighters are working to contain them.

July 21, 2014 4 Comments

Another Facet Of The Jobs Debate: Baby Boomers

The U.S. labor force has been shrinking since 2007. Some say this is because baby boomers are retiring, but critics disagree.

July 21, 2014 Comment

The Russian View Of What Happened To Flight MH17

While the West says pro-Russian separatists fired a missile that brought down the plane, the view in Russia is different.

July 21, 2014 Comment

Chaotic Investigation Into Plane Crash Continues

The BBC’s Olga Ivshina discusses the latest on the cleanup and investigation effort at the crash site.

July 17, 2014 Comment

Music From The Show

From Wunder Wunder to múm.

July 17, 2014 Comment

Israel Launches Ground Operation In Gaza

Aaron David Miller, who was a Middle East negotiator for Republican and Democratic administrations, discusses the implications.

July 17, 2014 Comment

Microsoft To Cut 14 Percent Of Its Workforce

Microsoft’s new CEO says he will cut 14 percent of the company’s workforce over the next year, as he reshapes the software giant.

July 17, 2014 Comment

Hamas, Israel Resume Attacks

After a five-hour pause, both rocket fire and airstrikes have resumed, even amid reports of full ceasefire negotiations in Cairo.

Robin and Jeremy

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

July 21 Comment

Boxing Attracts More Than Would-Be Fighters

At the Ring Boxing Club, boxers range in age, are both men and women, and include an award-winning author.

July 21 Comment

Why Hot Cars Are So Deadly

An average of 38 kids die in a hot car every year in the U.S. We look at the science of why cars get so hot so fast, and why children are more vulnerable.

July 18 28 Comments

A Conversation With Immigrant Activist Jose Antonio Vargas

We sit down with the immigrant-rights activist, who has written extensively about the fact that he has been living illegally in the U.S. for years.

July 18 4 Comments

Will Israel Widen The War And Will Hamas Run Out of Rockets?

What will drive Israel's decision? What are the strategic calculations Hamas is making and how will it emerge from this conflict?