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Here & Now

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News & Politics
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Great news daily newscast

By Prophittman - Mar 26 2019
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I listen every day. Love it that it is in podcast format.

News and interesting science

By Rick in Marietta - Dec 14 2018
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Enjoy the news and get interesting scientific pieces thrown in from time to time.

iTunes Ratings

313 Ratings
Average Ratings
185
53
28
24
23

Great news daily newscast

By Prophittman - Mar 26 2019
Read more
I listen every day. Love it that it is in podcast format.

News and interesting science

By Rick in Marietta - Dec 14 2018
Read more
Enjoy the news and get interesting scientific pieces thrown in from time to time.
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Here & Now

Updated 10 days ago

Rank #37 in Arts category

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NPR and WBUR's live midday news program

Rank #1: August 5, 2019: Deadly Attack In Dayton; Florida Journalists Tackle Climate Change

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President Trump called for "strong background checks" after two mass shootings this weekend left at least 30 people dead in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio. Jeremy Hobson gets the latest in the investigation in Dayton. And, Florida newsrooms are tackling climate change head-on. Robin Young talks with journalists there about their efforts. That and more, in hour two of Here & Now's August 5, 2019 full broadcast.
Aug 05 2019
43 mins
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Rank #2: August 7, 2019: Trump Visits El Paso, Dayton; Fatal California Cliff Collapse

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Trump is visiting families and survivors in El Paso and Dayton Wednesday. Meanwhile, disturbing new details are emerging about the 24-year-old Dayton shooter. Friends and acquaintances describe the shooter as having a decade-long obsession with violence, guns, and death. Dayton Daily News reporter Will Garbe speaks with us. Also, three people were killed on a beach in Encinitas, California, this month. A slab of sandstone broke free from a cliff and crushed them. The state has long dealt with beach erosion and coastal landslides, but climate change could make ...
Aug 07 2019
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Rank #3: August 2, 2019: Jobs Report Overshadowed By Tariffs; Trump Rally

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The U.S. economy added 164,000 jobs in July, but that was overshadowed by President Trump's announcement that he would be placing new tariffs on $300 billion worth of Chinese goods. And, President Trump held a rally in front of a huge crowd of supporters in Cincinnati on Thursday night. Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson was there and gives his impression of the event. That and more, in hour two of Here & Now's August 2, 2019 full broadcast.
Aug 02 2019
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Rank #4: August 6, 2019: The Argument Against Retirement; Remembering Toni Morrison

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Neil Pasricha, author of "The Happiness Equation," explains why he thinks retirement isn't such a great concept. And, Toni Morrison has died at 88. Jeremy Hobson talks with NPR arts Correspondent Lynn Neary about the author's life and work. That and more, in hour two of Here & Now's August 6, 2019 full broadcast.
Aug 07 2019
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Rank #5: July 17, 2019: Trump's Racist Tweets; Medical Myths

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Republican strategist Alice Stewart and Democratic strategist Bill Press join Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson and Robin Young to discuss the political fallout from President Trump's racist tweets targeting Democratic congresswomen. And, when it comes to health, medical myths abound, but most of them aren't true. New York Times medical reporter Gina Kolata wrote about this and joins us to discuss. That and more, in hour two of Here & Now's July 17, 2019 full broadcast.
Jul 17 2019
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Rank #6: August 5, 2019: The Latest From El Paso; Trump Campaign Parallels George Wallace

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The nation is grieving with two cities — Dayton, Ohio and El Paso, Texas — after two mass shootings over the weekend. Robin Young gets the latest from El Paso. And, a historian breaks down the similarities and differences between President Trump's race-fueled campaign and that of Civil Rights era segregationist George Wallace. That and more, in hour one of Here & Now's August 5, 2019 full broadcast. You can read and hear more at hereandnow.org, follow us on Twitter and join the conversation on Facebook.
Aug 05 2019
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Rank #7: July 31, 2019: Democratic Debate; Utah School Diabetes Lawsuit

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Democratic strategist Jamal Simmons and Republican strategist Matt Mackowiak discuss the Democratic presidential candidates' debate last night and President Trump's re-election chances. Also, a family in Utah is suing their son's school district after it wouldn't allow him to return to class over his diabetes treatment plan. And, KCRW DJ Jason Kramer shares some of his favorite music right now, including a track by Billie Eilish's brother, Finneas. That and more, in hour two of Here & Now's July 31, 2019 full broadcast.
Jul 31 2019
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Rank #8: July 29, 2019: Ben Folds Memoir; Can You Swim After Eating?

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Host Robin Young speaks with singer-songwriter Ben Folds about his new memoir, "A Dream About Lightning Bugs: A Life of Music and Cheap Lessons." The singer reflects on being a wise songwriter, but unwise in everything else. Also, Las Vegas has been attracting swarms of grasshoppers. The insects are invading the city and creating a nuisance for visitors and locals. And, we all know the warning: wait an hour after eating before going swimming, or else you might drown. Turns out, it's a myth.
Jul 29 2019
42 mins
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Rank #9: July 18, 2019: 2020 Candidate Rep. Seth Moulton; Dry-Eye Drug Shortages Persist

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We continue our series of conversations with 2020 presidential candidates by speaking with Rep. Seth Moulton (D-Mass.), a former Marine who's focusing his campaign on veterans issues, foreign policy and voting rights. Also, earlier this year, Here & Now reported on a nationwide shortage of drops and gels that relieve a condition called dry eye. We follow up for the latest on the situation and how sufferers are coping. That and more, in hour two of Here & Now's July 18, 2019 full broadcast.
Jul 18 2019
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Rank #10: July 19, 2019: Heat Wave; Robert Arellano's 'On Time'

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A heat wave is set to blanket much of the U.S. from the Midwest to the Northeast this week. Mark Elliot, a meteorologist with The Weather Channel, joins us to discuss what to expect. And, Austin-based musician Robert Arellano joins Here & Now's Eric Westervelt to discuss his new EP, "On Time." That and more, in hour two of Here & Now's July 19, 2019 full broadcast.
Jul 19 2019
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