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April 28, 2016 2 Comments

Music From The Show

From Broods to Mountains.

April 28, 2016 Comment

Using Video Games To Help Stroke Victims Recover

There’s growing scientific evidence suggesting that these types of games may improve physical therapy outcomes.

April 28, 2016 10 Comments

Hastert Case Raises Questions About Statute Of Limitations

Law professor Marci Hamilton says Illinois’ call to eliminate the statute of limitations for child sex crimes is part of a national trend.

April 28, 2016 7 Comments

HBO's CEO On Virtual Reality And ‘Sesame Street’

In the second part of our interview with Richard Plepler, he discusses why the premium cable network picked up “Sesame Street.”

April 28, 2016 5 Comments

Texas Businesses Gear Up To Defeat ‘Bathroom Bills’

Opponents say the measures allow discrimination against people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender.

April 28, 2016 Comment

For NFL Draft Fans, Quarterbacks Take Center Stage

Today is NFL draft day, the day when top college players get picked to play professional football. It’s become a major television event.

April 28, 2016 Comment

Gloria Estefan Reflects On Her Life Story In ‘On Your Feet!’

Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson catches up with the Cuban-born American singer backstage after a performance.

April 28, 2016 5 Comments

Ahead Of California Primary, Latina Moms Get Out The Vote

Researchers have determined that Latina mothers and grandmothers are more influential in getting family and friends to vote.

April 28, 2016 24 Comments

Falling Behind, Senators Ted Cruz And Bernie Sanders Make Campaign Changes

GOP Sen. Ted Cruz announced yesterday that former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina will be his running mate.

April 27, 2016 Comment

Music From The Show

From Yacht to The Cars.

April 27, 2016 9 Comments

Trump Vows To Put ‘America First’ In Foreign Policy

Much of the speech was similar to his typical campaign remarks, but it was delivered it a much more sober, restrained manner.

April 27, 2016 15 Comments

What Beyoncé Means By ‘Becky With The Good Hair’

The line raised questions about infidelity, but MTV’s Rebecca Thomas says it’s also a carefully coded lyric about black women in America.

April 27, 2016 5 Comments

How Greece Is Managing The Migrant Crisis

With the route through the Balkans to northern Europe blocked, more than 50,000 migrants are stuck in Greece.

April 27, 2016 5 Comments

Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert Sentenced To 15 Months In Prison

The hush-money case centered on accusations that Hastert sexually abused at least four students when he was a wrestling coach.

April 27, 2016 12 Comments

HBO CEO Talks ‘Game Of Thrones’ And The Future Of Streaming

Richard Plepler discusses how the company is going after millennials and what he sees as the future of HBO and television.

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One Student Sees Two Sides Of Philadelphia Area Schools

For NPR Ed’s School Money series, we meet Jameria Miller, a young woman who has been both “have” and “have not.”

April 27, 2016 3 Comments

Big Wins for Clinton, Trump In Northeast States

Donald Trump swept last night’s GOP primaries, while Hillary Clinton won four out of five states on the Democratic side.

April 26, 2016 Comment

Music From The Show

From Blonde Redhead to Zoot Woman.

April 26, 2016 6 Comments

Prince, Beyoncé And The Business Of Streaming

As fans react to the death of Prince and Beyoncé’s latest album drop, is paying for music “in” again?

April 26, 2016 3 Comments

Clinton, Trump, Kasich Lean On Pennsylvania Connections For An Edge

Already the contest has proved interesting: more than 165,000 of the state’s voters switched their party registration for the closed primary.

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

April 28 17 Comments

Men Read Mean Tweets At Women And The Video Goes Viral

Two Chicago-area sports journalists gathered the tweets directed at them and asked men to read them to their faces. The result went viral.

April 28 7 Comments

HBO's CEO On Virtual Reality And ‘Sesame Street’

In the second part of our interview with Richard Plepler, he discusses why the premium cable network picked up "Sesame Street."

April 28 Comment

Gloria Estefan Reflects On Her Life Story In ‘On Your Feet!’

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson catches up with the Cuban-born American singer backstage after a performance.

April 27 26 Comments

Economist: NAFTA Benefits Economy Despite Job Losses

Gordon Hanson explains his research on the effects of the North American Free Trade Agreement and why he still supports it.