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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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December 13, 2017: Hour 2

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In hour two of Here & Now's Dec. 13, 2017 full broadcast, we welcome political analysts Angela Rye and Paris Dennard to discuss what's to come after Democrat Doug Jones' victory in deep-red Alabama. Also, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has made a surprise offer to North Korea: "Let's just meet." We look at how much weight the secretary's words actually carry. And, KCRW DJ Anthony Valadez shares his list of the top music from 2017, which includes musicians like SZA, Yaeji and...

Duration: 00:42:08


December 13, 2017: Hour 1

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In hour one of Here & Now's Dec. 13, 2017 full broadcast, NPR's Domenico Montanaro joins us to debrief after Democratic candidate Doug Jones' Alabama special election win, which narrows the Republican majority in the Senate and threatens President Trump's legislative agenda. Also, we hear more about how museums like the new Museum of Ice Cream are encouraging visitors to snap selfies to share on social media. And Stephanie Schriock, president of the political action committee Emily's List,...

Duration: 00:42:08


December 12, 2017: Hour 2

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In hour two of Here & Now's Dec. 12, 2017 full broadcast, we look back at the political history of Alabama on the day of the state's special Senate election, one of the most controversial races in recent memory. Also, we speak with author Robin Benway about her National Book Award-winning young adult novel "Far From the Tree." And, on the first night of Hanukkah, resident chef Kathy Gunst shares several recipes for latkes and other fried fare.

Duration: 00:41:50


December 12, 2017: Hour 1

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In hour one of Here & Now's Dec. 12, 2017 full broadcast, NPR's Mara Liasson joins us with the latest as Alabama voters head to the polls to decide who their next senator will be. Also, Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly weighs in on the state of the airline industry, and why the company sees upside in making sure "every single customer" feels important. And Apple confirmed Monday that it has bought the music app Shazam for $400 million — a price that some analysts are calling a bargain....

Duration: 00:41:31


December 11, 2017: Hour 2

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In hour two of Here & Now's Dec. 11, 2017 full broadcast, we continue with coverage from Birmingham, Alabama, on the eve of the special Senate election. We hear from voters, Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill and Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin. Also, we look at Russian President Vladimir Putin's visit to Syria and declaration of victory. And, we get the latest on three women who have accused President Trump of sexual misconduct and told their stories on "Megyn Kelly Today."

Duration: 00:36:16


December 11, 2017: Hour 1

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In hour one of Here & Now's Dec. 11, 2017 full broadcast, we get the latest on the New York subway station explosion from Monday morning that left four injured. Also, we kick off coverage from Birmingham, Alabama, one day ahead of the special Senate election. We are joined by both Democrat and Republican voters, as well as reporters from media outlets around Alabama who have been covering the race. And, we get the latest update on the California fires that continue to burn, including the...

Duration: 00:41:47


December 8, 2017: Hour 2

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In hour two of Here & Now's Dec. 8, 2017 full broadcast, we get the latest on Republican Rep. Trent Franks, the third member of Congress this week to announce his resignation due to allegations of sexual misconduct, from NPR's Susan Davis. Also, historians Joanne Freeman and Brian Balogh explain the history behind why they say the public apology is not America's strong suit. And Danielle Belton of The Root rounds up the week in social media, from a young man saving a rabbit from a Southern...

Duration: 00:41:18


December 8, 2017: Hour 1

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In hour one of Here & Now's Dec. 8, 2017 full broadcast, NPR's Domenico Montanaro and Chad Pergram of Fox News join us to discuss the week's top political storylines, including Republican Rep. Trent Franks, Democratic Sen. Al Franken and Democratic Rep. John Conyers announcing their early departures from government. Also, from Handel to Tchaikovsky, this year marked milestones for some of the most beloved classical music works. We take a listen with Vic Di Geronimo, DJ and host of Classic...

Duration: 00:41:59


December 7, 2017: Hour 1

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In hour one of Here & Now's Dec. 7, 2017 full broadcast, we discuss the latest in the wake of Democratic Minnesota Sen. Al Franken's announcement that he will resign from the Senate "in the coming weeks" with NPR's Jessica Taylor. Also, we take a closer look at what a new privately funded rail line might mean for South Florida, and whether it will spur similar projects around the country. And analysts Neri Zilber and Ghaith al-Omari of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy join us...

Duration: 00:42:03


December 7, 2017: Hour 2

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In hour two of Here & Now's Dec. 7, 2017 full broadcast, wildfires are still raging in Southern California, where more than 100,000 people have been forced to evacuate. We get the latest from KPCC's Alex Cohen. Also, "SMILF" executive producer, director, writer and star Frankie Shaw joins us to discuss the new Showtime series, about a single mom struggling to raise her son in South Boston. And decades of limestone mining beneath Kansas City has left an impressive network of underground...

Duration: 00:41:41


December 6, 2017: Hour 2

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In hour two of Here & Now's Dec. 6, 2017 full broadcast, we continue with the latest on President Trump's plan to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital and begin the process to relocate the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Also we hear from Democratic and Republican strategists about the latest political developments, including Roy Moore campaigning with Steve Bannon, President Trump's plan for Jerusalem and negotiations over a short-term government spending bill. And, we speak...

Duration: 00:41:32


December 6, 2017: Hour 1

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In hour one of Here & Now's Dec. 6, 2017 full broadcast, we take a look at international reaction to President Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, and discuss what the city represents to Jews, Arabs and Christians. Also, Here & Now's Robin Young checks back in on Mindi Ramos, an aunt we spoke with in October while she nursed her sister's family through unbearable losses suffered in the devastating Northern California wildfires. And one STAT reporter fills us in on...

Duration: 00:41:31


December 5, 2017: Hour 2

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In hour two of Here & Now's Dec. 5, 2017 full broadcast, we start with the latest in politics, including the Republican National Committee's backing of Senate candidate Roy Moore and Rep. John Conyers retirement announcement. Also, we hear from the former Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis about the lingering effects of the eurozone debt crisis and the U.S. tax overhaul. And, resident chef Kathy Gunst shares three quick, easy and healthy dinner recipes that can be thrown together...

Duration: 00:42:21


December 5, 2017: Hour 1

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In hour one of Here & Now's Dec. 5, 2017 full broadcast, we check in with with KPCC's Alex Cohen about the Thomas Fire, a fast-moving blaze that is prompting evacuations in Ventura County, California. Also, Sarah Ventre of KJZZ reports on what it's like for a few of those who have left the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and been deemed "apostates." And two months after wildfires swept through Northern California and destroyed thousands of houses, advocates are...

Duration: 00:41:36


December 4, 2017: Hour 2

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In hour two of Here & Now's Dec. 4, 2017 full broadcast, we learn more about a partnership focused on the future of the work in a part of the country where the coal industry has been hemorrhaging jobs. Also, New York Times columnist David Leonhardt joins us to break down the GOP tax overhaul that passed the Senate. And we speak with a Navajo Nation Council delegate and member of the Bears Ears Inter-Tribal Coalition about why he and others are pushing back on plans to drastically shrink...

Duration: 00:42:56


December 4, 2017: Hour 1

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In hour one of Here & Now's Dec. 4, 2017 full broadcast, NPR's Domenico Montanaro joins us to discuss the fallout from Michael Flynn's guilty plea, and preview the week ahead in politics. Also, we take a closer look at worker safety in the so-called gig economy. And what's the impact of the tax bill that appears headed to President Trump's desk? It depends on how old you are.

Duration: 00:42:42


December 1, 2017: Hour 2

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In hour two of Here & Now's Dec. 1, 2017 full broadcast, we get the latest on the GOP tax cut plan from NPR's Domenico Montanaro. Also, allegations of sexual harassment continue to come out against politicians and entertainment figures, but there are other industries facing similar problems — just without the headlines. And in this week's Here & Now DJ Session, host Jeremy Hobson speaks with KCRW DJ José Galván, whose latest favorites include unlikely bilingual heartthrob Cuco, British art...

Duration: 00:42:13


December 1, 2017: Hour 1

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In hour one of Here & Now's Dec. 1, 2017 full broadcast, Univision's Maria Elena Salinas and ABC News political director Rick Klein join us to discuss the latest in politics, including former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn pleading guilty to lying to the FBI. Also, there's a renewed effort to help free Cyntoia Brown, a woman who's been incarcerated since 2004 in Tennessee after getting a life sentence for killing a man she says hired her for sex when she was 16. And KQED...

Duration: 00:41:22


November 30, 2017: Hour 2

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In hour two of Here & Now's Nov. 30, 2017 full broadcast, Julie Rovner of Kaiser Health News joins us to discuss ways in which the GOP tax overhaul, which is heading toward a vote, would also make significant changes to health care policy. Also, in the months after a stroke, the thinking had been that what wasn't functioning in a patient's brain was dead. But one Stanford University neurosurgeon found it's actually dormant. And thanks to a glitch in the system that handles pilot schedules,...

Duration: 00:41:15


November 30, 2017: Hour 1

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In hour one of Here & Now's Nov. 30, 2017 full broadcast, we discuss the latest on the timing of a Senate vote on the Republican tax overhaul, and sticking points for holdout lawmakers. Also, we learn more about the state of mental health hospitals in the U.S. with Dominic Sisti, a medical ethicist at the University of Pennsylvania. And classical music columnist Fran Hoepfner has decided that November is a month to celebrate 20th-century Russian composer Sergei Prokofiev.

Duration: 00:41:59

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