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February 11, 2016 Comment

$10-A-Barrel Oil Tax Could Add $3.50 To Average Fill-Up

President Obama’s proposed budget includes an oil tax to pay for higher spending on “clean transportation infrastructure.”

February 11, 2016 Comment

The Unfulfilled Promise Of Carbon Capture

Despite millions in government investment, “carbon capture and storage,” as it’s called, has largely flopped in California.

February 11, 2016 Comment

2016 Presidential Race Highlights Cultural Shifts

In addition to watching a presidential campaign, are we watching a unique cultural moment?

February 11, 2016 Comment

State Of The State: Wyoming, Connecticut And Kentucky

As governors across the country issue their budget plans and outline policy proposals, we check in on three states.

February 11, 2016 Comment

A Senator Makes The Case For Authorizing Use Of Force Against ISIS

It’s been a year since the president asked Congress to authorize the offensive already underway. Sen. Jeff Flake is pushing for a vote.

February 10, 2016 2 Comments

Ferguson Votes To Reject Police Reform Agreement

City councilman Wesley Bell explains why he proposed changes to the agreement on police reform with the Justice Department.

February 10, 2016 6 Comments

Killings Of Muslim Students Spark Awakening

The families of the students killed in Chapel Hill, N.C., have been working to reshape the narrative around Muslims in America.

February 10, 2016 6 Comments

Rural And Diverse, Nevada Poses New Challenges For Candidates

Democrats hold their caucuses on Saturday Feb. 20 in Nevada, and Republicans will vote in a caucus of their own Feb. 23.

February 10, 2016 2 Comments

Yellen: Slower Rate Hikes If Economy Disappoints

While the Fed expects to raise interest rates gradually, they are not on any preset course, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said.

February 10, 2016 Comment

A Look At Prisons Around The World, With A Spotlight On Our Own

Baz Dreisinger visited prisons in nine countries and wrote about her experiences in a new book, “Incarceration Nations.”

February 10, 2016 9 Comments

What The N.H. Primary Results Mean For Clinton, Kasich

Democrat Hillary Clinton lost to Bernie Sanders by double digits, and Kasich was the second-place GOP finisher with 16 percent.

February 10, 2016 66 Comments

Sanders, Trump Roll To Victories In New Hampshire Primary

The Granite State made clear choices in last night’s presidential primary, as both winners ended up with 20-point victories.

February 10, 2016 13 Comments

California Crab Fishermen Struggling, As Algae Blooms

Regulators indefinitely delayed the season for Dungeness crab for the first time ever, due to the huge algae bloom off the coast.

February 10, 2016 3 Comments

Real Estate Through The Eyes Of Zillow

We revisit our conversation with the CEO and chief economist about their new book, “Zillow Talk: The New Rules of Real Estate.”

February 10, 2016 4 Comments

Needle Exchange Tries To Keep Pace With Rising Drug Use

Facilities like this one on Skid Row could receive a boost now that Congress has lifted a ban on federal funding.

February 10, 2016 21 Comments

With New Hampshire In Rearview, Candidates Head To South Carolina

The electorate in South Carolina differs dramatically from New Hampshire. Political reporter Jamie Self joins us for a primer.

February 9, 2016 Comment

One Of Denver’s Last Movie Rental Stores Has A Plan To Stay Afloat

Video One has survived the rise and fall of mega chains like Blockbuster and it’s still here during the age of online streaming.

February 9, 2016 15 Comments

New Hampshire Primary: The View From The Farm

Carole Soule is taking advantage of primary season to give New Hampshire’s farming community more attention.

February 9, 2016 Comment

Election Tradition: A Visit To Canterbury Country Store

It’s an election-year tradition for Here & Now to visit Toni Halla’s general store and talk politics with the patrons.

February 9, 2016 Comment

A Happy Day For ‘Happy Birthday’ Singers

The song could soon be in the public domain, as part of a settlement against the company that has collected money on it for years.

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February 10 Comment

A Look At Prisons Around The World, With A Spotlight On Our Own

Baz Dreisinger visited prisons in nine countries and wrote about her experiences in a new book, "Incarceration Nations."

February 10 4 Comments

Needle Exchange Tries To Keep Pace With Rising Drug Use

Facilities like this one on Skid Row could receive a boost now that Congress has lifted a ban on federal funding.

February 9 11 Comments

Aviation Factory Struggles To Attract Young Workers

Business is booming at the GE Aviation plant in New Hampshire, but it's having trouble drawing young workers.

February 9 13 Comments

Opiate Addiction In New Hampshire

Robin Young visits a clinic called Recover Together that charges patients $65 a week for group therapy and a Suboxone prescription.