90.9 WBUR - Boston's NPR news station
Top Stories:
PLEDGE NOW
Here and Now with Robin Young
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
Rundown for November 26, 2008

Holiday Travel

AAA is predicting a fall in Thanksgiving travel for the first time in seven years.

A Conversation with Rose Styron

We revisit a conversation with Rose Styron, wife of author William Styron, from the fall of 2006.

The Economy

Mortgage rates fell after the government pledged to pump $800 billion into the credit markets yesterday, but a trio of reports today paint a troubling picture of the economy.

Word of the Year?

It’s “bailout,” according to the online Merriam Webster — hundreds of thousands of us have been going to our computer to look it up.

Calvin Trillin

Calvin Trillin, the “Deadline Poet” for The Nation, looks back at the year in politics.

Find past shows by date
Robin and Jeremy

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

April 16 Comment

ER Doctor Looks Back A Year After Marathon Bombing

Dr. Ron Medzon, an emergency room physician at Boston Medical Center, recalls treating victims injured in the bombing.

April 16 33 Comments

Tensions Build In San Francisco Amid Tech Boom

As San Francisco experiences a historic economic boom, some activists say not all city residents are reaping the benefits.

April 15 8 Comments

4 Lamb Recipes, Plus Lamb Cooking Tips

With the weather getting warmer, Here & Now resident chef Kathy Gunst is thinking lamb. She shares recipes for Middle Eastern-style lamb meatballs and more.

April 15 14 Comments

The Problem With U.S. Tax Policies

Tax expert David Cay Johnston says it's easy to fool the IRS, but there's one catch: "you have to be rich." He says outdated tax policies are hurting the economy.