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September 29, 2014 5 Comments

Michigan Coach Faces Criticism For Keeping QB In Play

University of Michigan quarterback Shane Morris was having trouble standing on his own after a major sack. The coach kept him in the game.

September 29, 2014 26 Comments

Methodist Pastor Faces Last Church Trial

Reverend Frank Schaefer, who was defrocked for officiating his son’s same-sex marriage and later reinstated, awaits one more church trial. He writes about the experience in a new memoir.

September 29, 2014 7 Comments

Monarch Butterflies Could Be On Rebound

After precipitous declines in the monarch butterfly population, there are signs the species may be on the rebound.

September 26, 2014 4 Comments

Dean Of Boston Sports Journalism Celebrates 42 Years On The Job

Here & Now’s Robin Young visits the most-beloved sportscaster you’ve never heard of: Jonny Miller.

September 26, 2014 3 Comments

On Living After Accidentally Killing Someone

Poet Gregory Orr reflects on accidentally shooting and killing his brother during a hunting trip decades ago when they were children.

September 26, 2014 5 Comments

Severe Black Lung Rebounds Among Miners

The most severe kind of black lung almost disappeared from Appalachia after regulations went into effect. But now it is on the rise again.

September 25, 2014 3 Comments

U.S. Ebola Effort Focuses On Treatment Facilities, Training

The White House is sending 3,000 U.S. troops to Monrovia, Liberia, to help assist in the effort to contain the Ebola crisis in the region.

September 25, 2014 4 Comments

Seattle To Fine Residents For Trashing Food Waste

A new measure in Seattle will fine residents if more than 10 percent of their garbage is food waste in an attempt to curb waste going to landfills.

September 24, 2014 Comment

Gregory Maguire Goes from ‘Wicked’ To Pre-Revolutionary Russia

The author of the “Wicked” books takes inspiration from Russian folklore in his new book, “Egg & Spoon.”

September 24, 2014 9 Comments

A Century Of U.S. Involvement In Iraq

With ISIS in control of about one third of Iraq, we take a historical look at how the U.S. and Iraq have come to this juncture.

September 23, 2014 2 Comments

Kathy Gunst Falls For Winter Squash

‘Tis the season for winter squash. Resident Chef Kathy Gunst has a number of recipes and a guide for tasting and selecting squash.

September 23, 2014 9 Comments

Philippine President On Climate Change

Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson spoke with Philippine President Benigno Aquino III ahead of the UN Climate Summit.

September 22, 2014 45 Comments

Demystifying The Islamic Veil

Sahar Amer, an Islamic studies professor, takes a comparative cultural look at the hotly debated and misunderstood practice of veiling.

September 22, 2014 4 Comments

Guitarist Raul Midón Out With Self-Produced Album

Guitar virtuoso Raul Midón for the first time produced his own album, using software for the blind.

September 22, 2014 6 Comments

What Issues Matter To Young Americans?

Here & Now’s digital and social media producer, Rachel Rohr, is traveling cross-country in a VW camper van, talking to young people ahead of midterm elections.

September 19, 2014 2 Comments

Paige Rawl Remains ‘Positive’ While Living With HIV

Paige Rawl grew up enduring intense bullying due to her HIV status. Her new memoir recounts the journey.

September 19, 2014 30 Comments

Climate Change Activists To Converge On New York

Climate change activists will march on New York this weekend ahead of the United Nation’s Climate Change Summit.

September 18, 2014 Comment

Terry Gilliam Goes Back To The Dystopian Future

Terry Gilliam’s new film, “The Zero Theorem” will be familiar to his fans.

September 18, 2014 6 Comments

DJ Sessions: Kansas’ ‘Retro Cocktail Hour’

“Space age pop” and “incredibly strange music” are the songs of the day on this installment of the DJ Sessions.

September 17, 2014 21 Comments

Volkswagen’s 300 MPG Car

The XL-1 can get 300 miles per gallon. The key is reducing wind resistance.

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

September 29 5 Comments

Michigan Coach Faces Criticism For Keeping QB In Play

University of Michigan quarterback Shane Morris was having trouble standing on his own after a major sack. The coach kept him in the game.

September 29 26 Comments

Methodist Pastor Faces Last Church Trial

Reverend Frank Schaefer, who was defrocked for officiating his son's same-sex marriage and later reinstated, awaits one more church trial. He writes about the experience in a new memoir.

September 29 7 Comments

Monarch Butterflies Could Be On Rebound

After precipitous declines in the monarch butterfly population, there are signs the species may be on the rebound.

September 26 4 Comments

Dean Of Boston Sports Journalism Celebrates 42 Years On The Job

Here & Now's Robin Young visits the most-beloved sportscaster you've never heard of: Jonny Miller.