Several thousand people angry at Republican lawmakers for rushing passage of what protesters say is anti-union legislation are converging in Lansing this morning, as lawmakers take final votes on so-called “right to work” legislation.
What began as a chance encounter between an aging Holocaust survivor and a young mother developed into a 15-year-long relationship that both credit with changing, if not saving, each other’s life.
One of the most famous wolves in Yellowstone National Park was shot and killed by hunters over the weekend.
States and the White House are negotiating over details of two key elements of Obamacare — expansion of Medicaid and Health Insurance Exchanges.
This past weekend, Renee Robinson–the last dancer in the company chosen by the late Ailey who was called “the quintessential Ailey woman” by another company dancer–retired from the stage, after 31 years with the company.
Jeremy Hobson joins Robin Young as co-host of Here & Now in its new 2-hour format, from WBUR and NPR.
Opposition leader Olga Bielkova says the attempt by the police to disperse protesters overnight in Ukraine was yet another instance of the country’s president breaking a promise.2 Comments | more »
Marianne Mollmann, director of programs at the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission, joins us to discuss gay rights from India to Uganda.6 Comments | more »
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 »