90.9 WBUR - Boston's NPR news station
Top Stories:
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 21 Comment

Remembering Rubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter

We remember the boxing champion, who was twice wrongly convicted of murder, with his longtime friend and defender.

April 21 2 Comments

‘Wait Wait’ Host Peter Sagal Runs Boston Marathon As Guide

For the second year in a row, the host of NPR's "Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me" is running with a legally blind athlete.

April 18 12 Comments

When Your Life Is On Fire, What Would You Save?

Erik Kolbell's new book asks what's most important to us in life -- loved ones, possessions, personal beliefs and more.

April 18 3 Comments

Adrianne Haslet-Davis Becomes Advocate For Amputees

The professional ballroom dancer reflects on the struggles and triumphs of the year since the marathon bombing.