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NPR and WBUR's live midday news program

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November 12, 2018: Hour 2

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As the global climate warms, scientists say that hotter and drier conditions are leading to more intense and longer-burning wildfires in the western United States. That and more, in hour two of Here & Now's Nov. 12, 2018 full broadcast.

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November 12, 2018: Hour 1

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Wildfires continue to ravage California, forcing hundreds of thousands of people to flee their homes. NPR's Nathan Rott joins us with the latest. Also, the legendary blues composer W.C. Handy will be remembered this week in a series of special performances as a part of the New York Festival of Song. That and more, in hour one of Here & Now's Nov. 12, 2018 full broadcast.

Duration:00:42:49

November 9, 2018: Hour 2

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The Senate and governor's races in Florida are still too-close-to-call and appear headed for a recount. Plus, Here & Now's Robin Young talks with an ultra-Orthodox Jewish rabbi who advocates for LGBTQ individuals. That and more, in hour two of Here & Now's Nov. 8, 2018 full broadcast.

Duration:00:42:42

November 9, 2018: Hour 1

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We review ongoing fallout from the midterm elections, and President Trump forcing out Attorney General Jeff Sessions and replacing him with Russia investigation critic Matthew Whitaker, with Rick Klein of ABC News and Univision news anchor Enrique Acevedo. That and more, in hour one of Here & Now's Nov. 9, 2018 full broadcast.

Duration:00:42:48

November 8, 2018: Hour 2

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New Mexico was the last state to grant full suffrage to Native Americans. On Tuesday, it elected one of America's first Indigenous congresswomen. That and more, in hour two of Here & Now's Nov. 8, 2018 full broadcast.

Duration:00:42:19

November 8, 2018: Hour 1

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We get the latest on the shooting at a bar in Thousand Oaks, California. And a Nike endorsement deal for an athlete with cerebral palsy is getting mixed reaction from some other athletes with disabilities. That and more, in hour one of Here & Now's Nov. 8, 2018 full broadcast.

Duration:00:42:07

Attorney General Sessions Resigns; Election Night Analysis As Democrats Win House

11/7/2018
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions resigned Wednesday at the request of President Trump. We get the latest from NPR's Domenico Montanaro. Also, Republican strategist John Brabender and Democratic strategist Jamal Simmons weigh in on election night and outcomes for each party. That and more, in this episode of the Here & Now podcast.

Duration:00:31:29

November 6, 2018: Hour 2

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We hear from a reporter at a Texas polling place about the latest on Election Day, and we continue a conversation with astronaut Scott Kelly on his newly-published book, "Infinite Wonder: An Astronaut's Photographs From a Year in Space," and a possible human visit to Mars. That and more, in hour two of Here & Now's Nov. 6, 2018 full broadcast.

Duration:00:42:29

November 6, 2018: Hour 1

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We get the latest on Election Day as voters head to the polls across the country. And as jury selection continues in the trial of the Mexican drug lord known as "El Chapo," a law professor explains the pros and cons of anonymous juries. That and more, in hour one of Here & Now's Nov. 6, 2018 full broadcast.

Duration:00:42:33

November 5, 2018: Hour 2

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Astronaut Scott Kelly spent a year at the International Space Station, and while there, he took numerous photographs of Earth. Now he's sharing them in his new book, "Infinite Wonder." That and more, in hour two of Here & Now's Nov. 5, 2018 full broadcast. You can read and hear more at hereandnow.org, follow us on Twitter and join the conversation on Facebook.

Duration:00:42:29

November 5, 2018: Hour 1

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Ahead of tomorrow's midterm elections, President Trump and former President Obama have hit the campaign trail to make closing arguments for their political parties. That and more, in hour one of Here & Now's Nov. 5, 2018 full broadcast. You can read and hear more at hereandnow.org, follow us on Twitter and join the conversation on Facebook.

Duration:00:42:31

November 2, 2018: Hour 2

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It's been a traumatic week in Pittsburgh as mourners continue to bury the victims who were killed at the Tree of Life synagogue. We talk with Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald about how people in the city are doing. That and more, in hour two of Here & Now's Nov. 2, 2018 full broadcast.

Duration:00:42:54

November 2, 2018: Hour 1

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We discuss another busy week in politics and look ahead to Tuesday's pivotal midterm election. Also, we meet Jeannie Rice, a 70-year-old Cleveland grandmother who set a world record for her age group at last month's Chicago Marathon. And Oregon's sanctuary state law could be overturned by voters on Election Day. That and more, in hour one of Here & Now's Nov. 2, 2018 full broadcast.

Duration:00:42:34

November 1, 2018: Hour 2

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Democratic National Committee Chair Tom Perez talks with Here & Now's Robin Young about how Democrats would govern if they gain power in the midterm elections. Also, poet Austin Smith joins us to talk about "Flyover Country," a new collection that tackles misconceptions about the Midwest and drone violence. And news organizations, civil rights groups and universities collaborated in a project called Documenting Hate, led by the nonprofit newsroom ProPublica, in an effort to better track hate...

Duration:00:42:15

November 1, 2018: Hour 1

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The race for governor in Wisconsin is neck and neck. The incumbent with a national profile, Republican Scott Walker, called himself the "underdog" recently. He's going up against Tony Evers, the state's school superintendent. Also, Elaine May returns to Broadway in the recently opened "The Waverly Gallery," a Kenneth Lonergan portrayal of the toll Alzheimer's takes on families. May is 86 and known for her comedy, but her latest performance is emotionally crushing. And we meet a group of...

Duration:00:42:44

October 31, 2018: Hour 2

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We catch up with the cast of the new Broadway play "Lifespan of a Fact," which follows what happens when an essayist pens what he thinks is one of his greatest stories, only to be met by the scrutiny of a zealous young fact checker, played by Daniel Radcliffe. Also, the political party that controls the state legislature in 2020 will be able to redraw district maps, affecting the balance of power in the United States for the following decade. Are these local races more important than federal...

Duration:00:42:26

October 31, 2018: Hour 1

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This election day, voters in 37 states will decide on 155 ballot measures, including 64 citizen-initiated initiatives. Ballot measures are part of direct democracy, when policies and laws are decided by voters rather than legislatures. Also, we speak with Hiwaida Elarabi, a Sudanese Temporary Protected Status holder who has lived in the U.S. for 21 years and sold her restaurant when she learned the Trump administration planned to terminate her legal status. And funeral services for three...

Duration:00:42:48

October 30, 2018: Hour 2

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Maurice Stallard, 69, and Vickie Jones, 67, both African-American, were shot and killed last week at a Kroger grocery store in Jeffersontown, Kentucky, by a white gunman. The shooting is being investigated as a hate crime. Also, funeral services are being held Tuesday for three of the 11 victims of Saturday's shooting rampage at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh. We speak with composer Osvaldo Golijov, whose "Passion of St. Mark" includes an emotional version of the Kaddish. And as...

Duration:00:42:34

October 30, 2018: Hour 1

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Former Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan joins Here & Now to discuss the financial crisis, the deficit and immigration, as well as his new book "Capitalism in America: A History." Also, the mass shooting that killed 11 people at a Pittsburgh synagogue over the weekend took place in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood, where Fred Rogers lived while making his children's television show, "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood." And Hillary Clinton raised some eyebrows when she told Recode's Kara...

Duration:00:42:49

October 29, 2018: Hour 2

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In July, New York became the first state to pass a law requiring mental health education in every public school. Also, artist Mary Corse has had a steady career since the 1960s — despite being ignored by the male-dominated art world. And a local rabbi in Pittsburgh said it was "very encouraging" to see such a tremendous show of support from people outside of the Jewish community after the mass shooting at the city's Tree of Life synagogue Saturday. That and more, in hour two of Here & Now's...

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