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Produced every weekday in Boston, this is a fast-paced program that covers up-to-the-minute news and also provides regular features on food and cooking, science and technology, and personal finance, as well as cultural stories about film, theater, music and more.

Produced every weekday in Boston, this is a fast-paced program that covers up-to-the-minute news and also provides regular features on food and cooking, science and technology, and personal finance, as well as cultural stories about film, theater, music and more.
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Produced every weekday in Boston, this is a fast-paced program that covers up-to-the-minute news and also provides regular features on food and cooking, science and technology, and personal finance, as well as cultural stories about film, theater, music and more.

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@hereandnow

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English

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Episodes

January 17, 2018: Hour 2

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In hour two of Here & Now's Jan. 17, 2018 full broadcast, we welcome political strategists Jamal Simmons and John Brabender to discuss the politics of a DACA immigration deal, and a possible government shutdown on Friday night. Also, Adam Rippon grew up in Scranton, Pennsylvania, being bullied and feeling out of place. Now, he's on his way to the Olympics as the first openly gay man chosen to represent the U.S. at the Winter Games. And we hear a report on an emerging industry that's trying...

Duration: 00:43:13


January 17, 2018: Hour 1

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In hour one of Here & Now's Jan. 17, 2018 full broadcast, we get the latest from NPR's Domenico Montanaro on negotiations in Congress over the budget and DACA. Also, Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson speaks with former Interior Secretary Sally Jewell about nine of the National Park Service advisory board's 12 members resigning Monday night. And McDonald's has announced that it will produce all its packaging from recycled or renewable materials by 2025. The company's chief sustainability officer...

Duration: 00:42:08


January 16, 2018: Hour 2

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In hour two of Here & Now's Jan. 16, 2018 full broadcast, lawmakers have just four days left to reach a spending agreement before federal funding runs out and the government shuts down. NPR's Susan Davis discusses the latest from Washington, including DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen appearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Also, pork can be so much more than the dry, flavorless meat many of us might remember, according to our resident chef. And we speak with Collette and Scott...

Duration: 00:43:05


January 16, 2018: Hour 1

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In hour one of Here & Now's Jan. 16, 2018 full broadcast, lawmakers in Washington are trying to pick up the pieces of a deal on immigration after inflammatory comments from President Trump derailed talks last week. We break down the day's political news with NPR's Domenico Montanaro. Also, we take a look back at the WPA's impact on American infrastructure, and explore why many of its projects are still relied upon today. And an influx of Haitian immigrants has been pouring steadily in Canada...

Duration: 00:42:05


January 15, 2018: Hour 2

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In hour two of Here & Now's Jan. 15, 2018 full broadcast, NPR's Scott Horsley joins us to discuss the continuing fallout from reports President Trump spoke in crude terms about immigrants from Haiti, El Salvador and African countries. Also, Erin Hamlin has been riding the luge since she was 12 years old. Now, almost 20 years later, the champion American athlete will be heading to the Olympics for her fourth, and likely final, time. And this week the House will hear arguments in favor of...

Duration: 00:42:02


January 15, 2018: Hour 1

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In hour one of Here & Now's Jan. 15, 2018 full broadcast, we discuss the false alarm about a missile strike in Hawaii over the weekend with security analyst Jim Walsh. Also, Martin Luther King Jr. Day is being marked across the country, including Memphis, where the civil rights leader was assassinated in 1968. We take a look back at King's ties to the city with scholar and author Otis Sanford. And Confederate flags and statues have sparked demonstrations in communities across the country....

Duration: 00:42:27


January 12, 2018: Hour 2

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In hour two of Here & Now's Jan. 12, 2018 full broadcast, Democratic New Mexico Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham, chairwoman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, discusses what her caucus will and won't support in any immigration deal that might emerge next week. Also, we check in with Femi Oke of Al Jazeera English about reaction on social media to President Trump cancelling his upcoming trip to London. And you may not have heard of them, but electronic sports, or e-sports, are a fast-growing...

Duration: 00:42:00


January 12, 2018: Hour 1

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In hour one of Here & Now's Jan. 12, 2018 full broadcast, NBC and Telemundo news anchor José Díaz-Balart and Chad Pergram of Fox News join Here & Now's Peter O'Dowd and Meghna Chakrabarti to discuss the week in politics. Also, we meet Jake Lacourse, who designed a game to help his 2-year-old daughter, Rebecca, learn pre-braille concepts. He calls it BecDot. And rescue efforts continue Friday in Southern California after rainstorms triggered deadly mudslides earlier this week. We hear from...

Duration: 00:41:53


January 11, 2018: Hour 2

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In hour two of Here & Now's Jan. 11, 2018 full broadcast, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio discusses the city's decision to sue five major oil companies, and divest its pension funds of $5 billion in fossil fuel investments. Also, we hear perspective from Claudia Ivette Canjura, El Salvador's ambassador to the United States, about how El Salvador is reacting to the Trump administration ending temporary protected status. And in war zones all over the world, volunteers are doing what they...

Duration: 00:40:26


January 11, 2018: Hour 1

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In hour one of Here & Now's Jan. 11, 2018 full broadcast, GOP Rep. Will Hurd explains why he wants to give an eventual pathway to citizenship to young immigrants shielded from deportation under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. Also, we revisit our conversation with cellist Yo-Yo Ma, mandolinist Chris Thile and bassist Edgar Meyer, and take another listen to their performance of a song from their "Bach Trios" album. And two journalists from the Reuters news agency are now...

Duration: 00:41:50


January 10, 2018: Hour 2

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In hour two of Here & Now's Jan. 9, 2018 full broadcast, several groups of lawmakers are working on legislative solutions to the dilemma faced by the end of the Deferred Action for Child Arrivals program. One is a bill proposed by Republican Rep. Bob Goodlatte of Virginia. We talk with him about it. Also we discuss lax oversight and the lack of clinical trials for medical devices in the United States — and how that may make them more likely to injure than cure. And, big wave surfers are...

Duration: 00:41:58


January 10, 2018: Hour 1

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In hour one of Here & Now's Jan. 10, 2018 full broadcast, USA Today reporter Alan Gomez joins us to discuss the latest news on DACA, including President Trump's reaction to a federal judge's decision to temporarily block the administration from ending the program. Also, in her new film, "My Art," artist Laurie Simmons says she wanted to depict on screen the women she knows who are "living in the moment" and "appreciating their lives." And the release of Senate testimony from Fusion GPS...

Duration: 00:41:23


January 9, 2018: Hour 2

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In hour two of Here & Now's Jan. 9, 2018 full broadcast, we look at a development in relations between North and South Korea, as North Korea has agreed to send athletes to the Olympics for the first time in eight years. Also, the Trump administration has announced it will end temporary protected status for Salvadorans. We look at how the end of the program will affect nearly 200,000 Salvadorans in the U.S., and, specifically, 6,000 in Massachusetts. And, shelters are struggling amid the cold...

Duration: 00:41:45


January 9, 2018: Hour 1

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In hour one of Here & Now's Jan. 9, 2018 full broadcast, we begin with a look at President Trump's meeting with a bipartisan group of lawmakers from the House and Senate to try to craft a deal on deportation protection for young immigrants in the U.S. under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA. Also, we continue our look at how blue states are reacting to the new Republican tax law with perspective from Dean Baker, an economist with the left-leaning Center for Economic...

Duration: 00:41:05


January 8, 2018: Hour 2

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In hour two of Here & Now's Jan. 8, 2018 full broadcast, USA Today reporter Alan Gomez joins us with the latest on the Trump administration ending temporary protected status for immigrants from El Salvador who've been allowed to live and work in the United States since 2001. Also, speculation is growing that Oprah Winfrey may run for president, after her speech Sunday night at the Golden Globes. We recap with NPR TV critic Eric Deggans. And we check in with food and climate reporter Ari...

Duration: 00:41:17


January 8, 2018: Hour 1

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In hour one of Here & Now's Jan. 8, 2018 full broadcast, we discuss the latest in politics, including top aides taking to cable television over the weekend to defend President Trump's mental state, with NPR's Domenico Montanaro. Also, we take a closer look at lawmakers in high-cost, high-tax blue states looking for ways around the provision in the new Republican tax law that limits deductions on local taxes. And Derek Thompson of The Atlantic says inflation plays an important role when...

Duration: 00:41:15


January 5, 2018: Hour 1

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In hour one of Here & Now's Jan. 5, 2018 full broadcast, we discuss the latest fallout after President Trump tried unsuccessfully to halt publication of reporter Michael Wolff's book "Fire and Fury," which details chaos and dysfunction in the administration. Also, Colorado Public Radio's Ben Markus reports on how Colorado's marijuana industry is reacting to Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Thursday rescinding an Obama administration policy that gave tacit approval of recreational marijuana....

Duration: 00:41:22


January 5, 2018: Hour 2

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In hour two of Here & Now's Jan. 5, 2018 full broadcast, we talk through stories trending on social media — from #bombogenesis to controversy involving YouTube star Logan Paul — with Femi Oke of Al Jazeera English. Also, law professor and commentator Jonathan Turley weighs in on the legal implications of "Fire and Fury," and Trump's reaction to the book by reporter Michael Wolff. And a new law in Oregon allows people in counties with a population of less than 40,000 to pump their own gas....

Duration: 00:42:09


January 4, 2018: Hour 2

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In hour two of Here & Now's Jan. 4, 2018 full broadcast, we check in with Greg Carbin, chief of forecast operations at the National Weather Service, as winter weather slams a massive East Coast stretch. Also, who's already making the trip to Iowa and New Hampshire to "plant a flag" for the 2020 presidential race? Radio Iowa news director Kay Henderson and NH1 political director Paul Steinhauser join us to discuss, including Democrats like former Vice President Joe Biden and Republicans like...

Duration: 00:42:13


January 4, 2018: Hour 1

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In hour one of Here & Now's Jan. 4, 2018 full broadcast, NPR media correspondent David Folkenflik joins us to discuss reaction to incendiary excerpts from reporter Michael Wolff's forthcoming book about President Trump. Also, the partisan divide between Americans is one of the most significant in the last century, according to an October study by the Pew Research Center. But 50 years ago, divisions were arguably worse. And the Buffalo Bills haven't made the postseason since 1999, but they're...

Duration: 00:41:56

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