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July 3, 2015 Comment

Music From The Show

From The Civil Wars to Horse Lords.

July 3, 2015 Comment

A Cherished Synagogue Prepares To Close

After serving the Jewish community in Revere, Massachusetts, for 103 years, Congregation Tifereth Israel is closing.

July 3, 2015 Comment

The Return Of Ebola In Liberia

Three new cases of the deadly virus have been found in Liberia, two months after the country was declared Ebola-free.

July 3, 2015 Comment

Not Your Typical Summer Reading List

NPR Books editor Petra Mayer and Cleveland poet and bookstore owner R. A. Washington share their picks.

July 3, 2015 Comment

A New Look At America’s Founding

Historian Joseph Ellis’s latest book takes us beyond the Declaration of Independence, to what happened after the war ended.

July 3, 2015 Comment

As Greek Government Falters, Food Relief Put In The Hands Of The People

With closed banks, shuttered aid programs and frozen imports, a number of nonprofits are stepping in to make sure Greeks are fed.

July 2, 2015 2 Comments

Sweet And Savory Watermelon

Our resident chef shares five recipes, including watermelon pickles and a watermelon, crab and arugula salad.

July 2, 2015 2 Comments

Supreme Court Term Wraps With Some Strong Language

NPR’s legal affairs correspondent Nina Totenberg discusses the landmark decisions this term, and what they say about this court.

July 2, 2015 Comment

U.S. Will Battle Japan In Women’s World Cup Final

After Japan beat England in a close game decided by an own goal from England, the stage was set for a tough match-up with the U.S.

July 2, 2015 2 Comments

Sousa Beyond ‘Stars And Stripes Forever’

With the Fourth of July holiday coming up, conductor Keith Brion shares a selection of patriotic marches by John Philip Sousa.

July 2, 2015 4 Comments

Greece In Turmoil Ahead Of Sunday’s Vote

As the anti-austerity prime minister urges Greeks to reject proposals made by creditors, we ask a gallery owner how she will vote.

July 2, 2015 Comment

5,000 Evacuated After Train Derailment In Tennessee

The CSX train was carrying a toxic and flammable substance called acrylonitrile. The derailment and fire prompted a mandatory evacuation.

July 2, 2015 2 Comments

BP To Pay Gulf Coast States, Feds $18.7 Billion

The British oil and gas giant has agreed to the settlement to resolve legal claims resulting from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

July 1, 2015 Comment

Music From The Show

From Geoglyphs to Proem.

July 1, 2015 5 Comments

What It’s Like To Lead A Non-Hierarchical Workplace

Terri Kelly is one of few people with a title at W. L. Gore – the maker of Gore-Tex – and she says she really doesn’t like having one.

July 1, 2015 Comment

Gettysburg Gets A Makeover

The site of the bloodiest battle of the Civil War changed dramatically in the decades that followed, but now it’s being changed back.

July 1, 2015 3 Comments

Joy Williams’ New American Songbook

The singer-songwriter and four-time Grammy winner joins us with a playlist of what she considers quintessentially American music.

July 1, 2015 12 Comments

Puerto Rico’s Debt Crisis: Who’s To Blame And What Can Be Done?

Anne Krueger, a former official with the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund, shares the findings of her new report.

July 1, 2015 2 Comments

Greek Prime Minister Offers New Bailout Concessions

European officials are ruling out any deal before Sunday’s referendum on the bailout, called by Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras.

June 30, 2015 Comment

Music From The Show

From Tides Of Man to The Cure.

Spotlight

From controversial new textbooks to a Maverick family reunion, here are stories from Jeremy Hobson's week in Houston and San Antonio.

Robin and Jeremy

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

July 2 11 Comments

Professor Says Jefferson Davis Statue Should Be Removed, Preserved

At the University of Texas at Austin, there are calls to take down a statue of the Confederate president on campus.

July 2 2 Comments

Sweet And Savory Watermelon

Our resident chef shares five recipes, including watermelon pickles and a watermelon, crab and arugula salad.

July 1 5 Comments

What It’s Like To Lead A Non-Hierarchical Workplace

Terri Kelly is one of few people with a title at W. L. Gore – the maker of Gore-Tex – and she says she really doesn't like having one.

July 1 3 Comments

Joy Williams’ New American Songbook

The singer-songwriter and four-time Grammy winner joins us with a playlist of what she considers quintessentially American music.