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May 26, 2016 5 Comments

As Lethal Heroin Overdose Numbers Rise, Families Find Solace In Organ Donation

Organ banks around the country have noted an increasing number of organs from donors who have died of overdoses.

May 26, 2016 3 Comments

NEADS Assistance Dog Bailey Graduates From Service Dog Training

NEADS provides dogs like Bailey, a yellow Labrador, for deaf and disabled Americans.

May 25, 2016 Comment

Celebrating The Class Of 2016: Peace Odiase

Odiase is one of two valedictorians at Fisk University, a historically black college in Nashville, Tennessee.

May 25, 2016 8 Comments

NEADS Service Dog Meets His Match

Here & Now has been tracking service dog Bailey, who recently met his new owner, since last year.

May 24, 2016 20 Comments

Remembering A Forgotten Scandal At Yale

Mark Oppenheimer was surprised to find how the scandal impacted those involved, almost 60 years later.

May 24, 2016 9 Comments

Arizona’s ‘Adopt-A-Burro’ Program Tries To Solve An Overpopulation Issue

The small donkeys are federally protected animals, but cause problems like digging up plants and walking on highways.

May 23, 2016 36 Comments

The Politics Of Home Ownership

Author Brian McCabe finds that our belief about home ownership as a way to improve civic life doesn’t necessarily pan out

May 23, 2016 15 Comments

How Political Cartoonists Are Watching The Presidential Campaign

For cartoonists Marshall Ramsey, Darrin Bell and Gary Varvel, it’s been a mixture of hilarity and sadness.

May 20, 2016 2 Comments

Olympic Swimmer: After Russian Doping, ‘No Confidence’ Of Fair Competition In Rio

Olympic athletes from around the world are outraged at the latest doping allegations out of Russia.

May 20, 2016 19 Comments

Oklahoma Bill Criminalizing Abortion Is Most Likely Unconstitutional

The Oklahoma legislature has passed a bill making it a felony to perform an abortion, unless it is to save the life of the mother.

May 20, 2016 Comment

The Rich, Sexy History Of Oneida — Commune And Silverware Maker

Once proclaiming free love and breeding for a super race, Oneida, New York became known for silverware production.

May 19, 2016 Comment

The Latest On The Missing EgyptAir Plane

We speak with Phil Ewing, NPR’s national security editor.

May 19, 2016 Comment

Seasonal Ingredients And How To Use Them

As local produce makes its way into stores and farmers markets, Here & Now resident chef Kathy Gunst wants to know: What’s in season?

May 19, 2016 59 Comments

Looking For A Third Party Candidate? Meet Gary Johnson, Libertarian

Former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson is hoping to emerge as the Libertarian party’s nominee for president.

May 19, 2016 3 Comments

Michael Phelps' Coach On How To Set Goals – And Achieve Them

Bob Bowman’s new book is “The Golden Rules: 10 Steps to World-Class Excellence in Your Life and Work.”

May 18, 2016 Comment

In Washington, D.C., Charter Schools Are Hurting Public Schools

In Washington DC, nearly half of all students attend charter schools, some switching to them between grades.

May 18, 2016 148 Comments

Sanders Under Fire Over Supporter Outbursts

Democratic Party officials say Sanders is not denouncing the outbursts forcefully enough.

May 18, 2016 42 Comments

Who Made Trump? The Man Or The Media?

Who’s to blame for Trump’s political ascendancy? It’s a question that everyone has been asking.

May 17, 2016 4 Comments

The Oregon Trail Game's Minnesota Roots

We speak with Paul Dillenberger, one of the game’s creators, about the origins of Oregon Trail.

May 17, 2016 86 Comments

Why It’s ‘Transgender’ Not ‘Transgendered’

The word has only recently entered widespread lexicon, largely due to a national debate over transgender bathroom use.

Robin and Jeremy

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

May 26 5 Comments

As Lethal Heroin Overdose Numbers Rise, Families Find Solace In Organ Donation

Organ banks around the country have noted an increasing number of organs from donors who have died of overdoses.

May 26 3 Comments

NEADS Assistance Dog Bailey Graduates From Service Dog Training

NEADS provides dogs like Bailey, a yellow Labrador, for deaf and disabled Americans.

May 25 Comment

Celebrating The Class Of 2016: Peace Odiase

Odiase is one of two valedictorians at Fisk University, a historically black college in Nashville, Tennessee.

May 25 8 Comments

NEADS Service Dog Meets His Match

Here & Now has been tracking service dog Bailey, who recently met his new owner, since last year.