As lawmakers haggle over how to avert a government shutdown that’s just hours away, we take a look at a number of bargaining chips on the table.
Members of the military, border control agents, air traffic controllers, the FBI and the TSA are among those who would remain on duty. National monuments and museums would close.
While Democrats accuse House Republicans of holding the government hostage, Rep. Marsha Blackburn tells Here & Now that congressional Republicans are just answering to their constituents.
As the U.S. heads toward a partial government shutdown, Independent U.S. Senator Angus King of Maine tells Here & Now that a small group of Republicans is holding the U.S. government hostage.
Key parts of the Affordable Care Act go into effect tomorrow, with heath insurance exchanges opening for enrollment. Jay Hancock of Kaiser Health News returns to answer your questions.
Wilson Kipsang of Kenya set a world record at the Berlin Marathon yesterday. But Here & Now producer, director and marathon man Alex Ashlock argues it’s not the fastest-ever marathon.
The co-founder of the Granite Mountain Hotshots and a former hotshot firefighter join us to discuss the final report on the deaths of 19 hotshot firefighters, and how Prescott, Arizona, is moving forward.
The nine justices of the U.S. Supreme Court head back to work today. The docket for the new term includes cases involving abortion, separation of church and state and campaign finance.
The critically acclaimed series “Breaking Bad” came to its much-anticipated end last night. We take a look at how things worked out for Walter White, the chemistry teacher turned drug kingpin.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is urging President Obama to keep tough economic sanctions on Iran in place, even as the U.S. weighs a potential warming of relations.
NPR’s Stephen Thompson introduces us to the song “Homage” — a collaboration between singer-songwriter Feist and the lead singer of Timber Timbre — from their record label’s anniversary album.
Airlines are offering a new set of services that they say will improve travelers’ flying experiences, including hot meals in coach, luggage delivery services and rented iPads pre-loaded with movies.
Detroit is leaving no stone unturned as it works to climb out of bankruptcy. And that includes considering selling some of the city’s esteemed art collection at the Detroit Institute of Art.
In the U.K., some Syrian-British doctors have started to use online tools like Skype to offer their much-needed surgical expertise to health clinics in Syria.
Jeremy Hobson joins Robin Young as co-host of Here & Now in its new 2-hour format, from WBUR and NPR.
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As the BBC’s State Department correspondent, Kim Ghattas has traveled hundreds of thousands of miles with U.S. secretaries of state, including Condoleezza Rice, Hillary Clinton and John Kerry.1 Comment | more »