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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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September 22, 2017: Hour 2

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In hour two of Here & Now's Sept. 22, 2017 full broadcast, we hear from Angelica Garcia, who is among those trying to reach family in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria. Garcia's mother, grandmother and uncle were together in the small town of Aguada on the western side of the island during the storm. Also, we revisit some of the week's speeches from the U.N. General Assembly in New York, and discuss the escalating war of words between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un with...

Duration: 00:41:11


September 22, 2017: Hour 1

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In hour one of Here & Now's Sept. 22, 2017 full broadcast, the war of words escalated between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President Trump overnight, following Trump's tightening of sanctions against North Korea. NPR's Domenico Montanaro joins us to survey the week in politics. Also, did you know that the sprinkles on your ice cream were first developed by 18th century pharmaceutical companies? Award-winning pastry chef Stella Parks' new cookbook "BraveTart" not only shares more than...

Duration: 00:41:45


September 21, 2017: Hour 2

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In hour two of Here & Now's Sept. 21, 2017 full broadcast, we talk with U.S. Virgin Islands Gov. Kenneth Mapp about the recovery effort there after hurricanes Maria and Irma. Also, Politico reporter Dan Diamond tells us more about Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price facing scrutiny for taking expensive charter planes for government travel. And as the sun set Wednesday night, Jews around the world began observing Rosh Hashana. Rabbi Jeremy Fine of the Temple of Aaron in St. Paul,...

Duration: 00:41:05


September 21, 2017: Hour 1

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In hour one of Here & Now's Sept. 21, 2017 full broadcast, we get the latest on rescue and recovery efforts after Tuesday's magnitude 7.1 earthquake in Mexico City from KJZZ correspondent Jorge Valencia. Also, Latvian President Raimonds Vējonis discusses his concerns about Russia amid large-scale military exercises near the border with the Baltic nations of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, and his confidence in the European Union and NATO. And KCRW DJ Anne Litt shares the latest tracks she's...

Duration: 00:41:43


September 20, 2017: Hour 2

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In hour two of Here & Now's Sept. 20, 2017 full broadcast, we continue updated coverage of both Hurricane Maria, which has made landfall in Puerto Rico, and the magnitude 7.1 earthquake Tuesday in Mexico City. Also we welcome political analysts Jamal Simmons and Paris Dennard to discuss President Trump's speech to the U.N. General Assembly Tuesday and the most recent GOP efforts to do away with the Affordable Care Act. And, we talk with playwright Sarah Ruhl, whose new production "For Peter...

Duration: 00:40:30


September 20, 2017: Hour 1

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In hour one of Here & Now's Sept. 20, 2017 full broadcast, we check in with Associated Press reporter Peter Orsi in Mexico City about what he's been seeing in the aftermath of a magnitude 7.1 earthquake that hit central Mexico on Tuesday. Also, Republican Congressional leaders are making one last push to repeal the Affordable Care Act. Kaiser Health News' chief Washington correspondent Julie Rovner joins us to discuss the so-called Graham-Cassidy bill and its prospects. And have you ever...

Duration: 00:41:28


September 19, 2017: Hour 2

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In hour two of Here & Now's Sept. 19, 2017 full broadcast, we continue updated coverage of Hurricane Maria, which is bearing down on Puerto Rico after causing "mind-boggling" damage to the island of Dominica. Also we look at how Attorney General Jeff Sessions is rolling back Obama-era measures on local policing. And, we discuss a new study that finds kids who start playing tackle football before the age of 12 are at much higher risk of developing behavioral and emotional troubles as adults,...

Duration: 00:40:41


September 19, 2017: Hour 1

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In hour one of Here & Now's Sept. 19, 2017 full broadcast, we open with NPR's Michele Kelemen to discuss reaction to President Trump's first U.N. General Assembly address. Also, Miguel Santiago of Radio Universidad de Puerto Rico shares an update on how the island is preparing for Hurricane Maria, a dangerous Category 5 storm that comes on the heels of Irma. And how damaging would a major earthquake be for San Francisco and Los Angeles? Seismologist Lucy Jones joins us to take a closer look...

Duration: 00:41:51


September 18, 2017: Hour 2

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In hour two of Here & Now's Sept. 18, 2017 full broadcast, we sit down with actor Jake Gyllenhaal and Boston Marathon bombing survivor Jeff Bauman to discuss the new film, "Stronger." Also we turn to the U.N. General Assembly in New York and discuss what to expect with NPR's Michele Kelemen. And, the rough hurricane season has caused destruction and port closures in the Caribbean. How are the tourism and cruise industries being impacted?

Duration: 00:41:36


September 18, 2017: Hour 1

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In hour one of Here & Now's Sept. 18, 2017 full broadcast, we talk with NPR's Ron Elving about President Trump's prospects at the United Nations, and more on the week ahead in politics. Also, on Oct. 19, 1987, the stock market fell 22.6 percent — the largest single-day loss in Wall Street history. New York Times financial reporter Diana Henriques examines what led up to "Black Monday," and what lessons can be learned from it, in her new book "A First-Class Catastrophe." And the biggest...

Duration: 00:41:08


September 15, 2017: Hour 2

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In hour two of Here & Now's Sept. 15, 2017 full broadcast, the extent of the damage caused by Hurricane Irma in the Caribbean is still coming into view. We check in with NPR's Jason Beaubien, who is in St. Thomas. Also, as ISIS loses territory in Iraq and Syria, authorities in Europe fear that people who left to fight for the group will return to Europe and carry out attacks across the continent. And a musical based on the songs of 1970s singer-songwriter Dan Fogelberg has launched in...

Duration: 00:43:05


September 15, 2017: Hour 1

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In hour one of Here & Now's Sept. 15, 2017 full broadcast, we review the week in politics with Chad Pergram of Fox News and USA Today's Alan Gomez. Also, the Caribbean island of St. Martin was one of the hardest hit by Irma. CNN's Clarissa Ward, who's on St. Martin, joins us to describe how people there are coping. And fall is fast approaching. For our resident chef Kathy Gunst, that means it's canning time.

Duration: 00:42:23


September 14, 2017: Hour 2

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In hour two of Here & Now's Sept. 14, 2017 full broadcast, we discuss the latest in politics with NPR's Domenico Montanaro, including President Trump's trip to Florida to visit with Irma victims, and Democrats' push for a DACA deal. Also, the stage production of "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time" — based on the book by Mark Haddon — premiered in 2013 and has, since then, featured an actor without autism in the lead role. That changes on Sept. 17. And hundreds of thousands...

Duration: 00:42:06


September 14, 2017: Hour 1

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In hour one of Here & Now's Sept. 14, 2017 full broadcast, long-term care facilities across Florida are being evaluated as police investigate the deaths of eight elderly people who died in a nursing home after Hurricane Irma. Associated Press reporter Terry Spencer joins us with the latest. Also, historians Brian Balogh and Nathan Connolly explain how presidents have often made controversial moves while public attention is focused elsewhere. And WHYY's Laura Benshoff reports undocumented...

Duration: 00:42:42


September 13, 2017: Hour 2

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In hour two of Here & Now's Sept. 13, 2017 full broadcast, we get an update from the U.S. Virgin Islands, one of the areas hit hardest by Hurricane Irma, with a pastor on St. Thomas helping with relief efforts. Also, we discuss President Trump's discussions with lawmakers on tax overhaul, and his meeting with Republican Sen. Tim Scott of South Carolina about Charlottesville. And some schools in cities around the country are extending the school day. But does more time in the classroom mean...

Duration: 00:41:46


September 13, 2017: Hour 1

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In hour one of Here & Now's Sept. 13, 2017 full broadcast, we continue coverage of the Irma cleanup effort in Florida with an update on housing challenges from NPR's Leila Fadel, and a report on damage in the Florida Keys from The Miami Herald's David Ovalle. Also, the summer is (unfortunately) coming to a close. KCRW's Chris Muckley shares tunes to help us look back and celebrate the season. And two recent studies have found strong evidence that intestinal bacteria play a role in multiple...

Duration: 00:44:18


September 12, 2017: Hour 2

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In hour two of Here & Now's Sept. 12, 2017 full broadcast, we continue Irma coverage with the latest from Jacksonville and the Florida Keys, and a closer look at how the media has covered both that storm and Harvey. Also, we hear from one BBC reporter who traveled to a Libyan migrant detention camp and talked to the people housed there who described the living conditions as hellish. And, we speak with the astronaut whose lifelong dream of traveling to space was slightly sidetracked by...

Duration: 00:41:25


September 12, 2017: Hour 1

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In hour one of Here & Now's Sept. 12, 2017 full broadcast, NPR's Kirk Siegler gives us an update on Irma cleanup and rescue efforts underway in South Florida and the Florida Keys. Also, political analyst Angela Rye joins us to assess Hillary Clinton's new memoir, and Clinton's argument that sexism, James Comey and Russian election interference were partly to blame for her 2016 election loss. And, Here & Now's Peter O'Dowd sits down with Seth and Scott Avett of The Avett Brothers to talk...

Duration: 00:41:42


September 11, 2017: Hour 2

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In hour two of Here & Now's Sept. 11, 2017 full broadcast, we check in with Marco Island, Fort Lauderdale, Tampa and Fort Myers to see how cities across Florida are dealing with and recovering from Irma, now a tropical storm. Also we turn to President Trump's remarks this morning from the Pentagon in observance of the 16th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. And, Grammy Award-winning musician Esperanza Spalding joins us to discuss her new album, "Exposure," which will be created over the...

Duration: 00:41:50


September 11, 2017: Hour 1

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In hour one of Here & Now's Sept. 11, 2017 full broadcast, we get the latest updates on Irma's impact in Florida from NPR's Camila Domonoske and meteorologist Jeff Huffman of the Florida Public Radio Emergency Network. Also, on Sept. 11, 2001, one young man led several people down the stairs to safety after a plane hit the south tower of the World Trade Center. The people he helped only knew him as "the man in the red bandanna." We hear more about his story from ESPN correspondent Tom...

Duration: 00:41:34

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