PLEDGE NOW
Here and Now with Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson
Public radio's live
midday news program
With sponsorship from
Mathworks - Accelerating the pace of engineering and science
Accelerating the pace
of engineering and science
H&N Favorites
April 28, 2016 20 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, 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 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, 2016 27 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.

April 26, 2016 4 Comments

How A City With 446 Bridges Deals With Infrastructure

Pittsburgh has more bridges than even Venice, Italy, but at least 20 are now labeled “structurally deficient.”

April 26, 2016 2 Comments

Trump's State Chair Woos Unbound Delegates In Pennsylvania

The state has one of the most unique methods of assigning delegates. The GOP winner gets only 17 of 71 delegates.

April 25, 2016 26 Comments

Congressman Charlie Dent Throws Support Behind John Kasich

The Pennsylvania Republican argues that the Ohio governor is the only GOP candidate who can beat Hillary Clinton.

April 25, 2016 15 Comments

New Book Takes In-Depth Look At Deadly Yarnell Fire

Nineteen members of the Granite Mountain Hotshots were killed in the wildfire, the largest single-day loss of firefighters since 9/11.

April 25, 2016 13 Comments

‘Lemonade’ Hailed As Beyoncé’s Most Important Release Yet

The album and accompanying hour-long movie were released on Tidal over the weekend, but begin a broader release on iTunes today.

April 22, 2016 Comment

Favorite Passover Recipes From Chef Kathy Gunst

Our resident chef shares recipes for spiced charoset, pavlova (flourless meringue cake) and chicken soup.

April 22, 2016 12 Comments

Former Friends Of Marathon Bomber Create Film, ‘Jahar’

The short film by childhood friends Zolan Kanno-Youngs and Henry Hayes premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival.

April 21, 2016 11 Comments

Harriet Tubman And The History Of The Underground Railroad

The abolitionist will replace President Andrew Jackson, a slave owner and anti-abolitionist, on the front of the $20 bill.

April 21, 2016 Comment

‘Sing Street’ Star Ferdia Walsh-Peelo

Before staring in “Sing Street,” Walsh-Peelo performed as a boy soprano in “The Magic Flute” and was in his first band at the age of 11.

April 21, 2016 13 Comments

Sweden, Though Welcoming, Tries To Stem The Flow Of Migrants

The country’s minister for justice and migration discusses the influx of migrants and what Europe should do about the crisis.

April 20, 2016 3 Comments

New NOVA Film Focuses On Efforts To Create Wildlife Corridors

The documentary focuses on efforts to allow animals to move from park to park, avoiding human development.

April 20, 2016 5 Comments

Commerce Secretary Pritzker On China’s Resistance To A Steel Deal

The steel glut has caused prices to go down and jobs to disappear, but China, one of the world’s largest producers, won’t agree to a deal.

April 20, 2016 4 Comments

Researchers Working To Speed Development Of A Zika Vaccine

An expert at Sanofi Pasteur discusses the process of vaccine development and when a Zika vaccine might be ready.

April 19, 2016 418 Comments

Were Dinosaurs Early Victims Of Climate Change?

A new study finds dinosaurs were having trouble even before the asteroid hit, as a result of changes in climate.

April 19, 2016 17 Comments

A Year After Freddie Gray Died, Baltimore Activist Says City Hasn't Changed Much

In April 2015, Gray was arrested and later died of spinal injuries sustained in a police van. His death sparked riots and calls for change.

April 18, 2016 6 Comments

New York Daily News Columnist: We Didn’t Create Donald Trump, ‘We Put Him On Steroids’

Longtime columnist Linda Stasi answers concerns that she and her paper helped make Trump a national candidate.

Robin and Jeremy

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

April 28 20 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 27 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.