President Barack Obama’s re-election, coupled with Republicans’ continued hold on the House, gives both parties a chance to rethink, and perhaps undo, the bitter partisanship that has gripped Washington for four years and frustrated Americans who see big problems going unsolved.
Weather forecasters predict that the nor’easter hitting the east coast Wednesday afternoon will be less severe than Superstorm Sandy. But people in parts of New Jersey and New York are being urged to move to higher ground.
What’s next for Gov. Mitt Romney now that he has conceded the 2012 Presidential election?
Pulitzer-prize winning composer, Elliott Carter, died Monday at 103-years-old. We remember the man and revisit a celebration of his 100th birthday.
Jeremy Hobson joins Robin Young as co-host of Here & Now in its new 2-hour format, from WBUR and NPR.
In the early 1980s, Nelson Mandela’s name was virtually unknown in the United States. In fact, it was Steve Biko, who first put the struggles of black South Africans into public consciousness in the U.S.9 Comments | more »
As the first anniversary of the Newtown school shooting approaches, we check in with former astronaut Mark Kelly, who lobbies for responsible gun ownership with his wife, former congresswoman Gabby Giffords.10 Comments | more »
Residents have decided not to hold a public commemoration to mark the first anniversary this coming Saturday of the shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.3 Comments | more »