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September 21, 2012 Comment

Honoring Inventors At The Museum Of Science

Robin was at the Museum of Science, Boston to honor four New Englad companies.

August 29, 2012 9 Comments

Missing Marine’s Remains Identified

It’s been nearly two years since Noah Pippin disappeared into the Bob Marshall Wilderness in Montana, and now his parents finally have some answers.

August 27, 2012 8 Comments

Here & Now On The Road

After a week covering the RNC in Tampa, we’re in North Carolina at the DNC.

August 17, 2012 Comment

Missing The Mississippi And You

The drought is causing widespread problems up and down the Mississippi River. Producer Alex Ashlock remembers his love of the river’s steamboat culture and music.

August 15, 2012 Comment

A Follow-Up: ‘Green On Blue’ Violence

We have a clarification after our story on so-called “green on blue” violence in Afghanistan.

August 13, 2012 3 Comments

Putting The Men’s Marathon In Context

Producer Alex Ashlock looks back on Sunday’s Olympic men’s marathon, and the performance of the only American to finish.

August 10, 2012 Comment

Kenya’s Late Sammy Wanjiru Casts Shadow Over Men’s Marathon

The men’s marathon wraps up the Olympics on Sunday. Here & Now’s Alex Ashlock writes about the contenders, and how the late Kenyan runner Sammy Wanjiru’s 2008 record win is pushing athletes to new levels.

August 9, 2012 Comment

Here & Now Office Olympics: Week Two

In our second week of the Here & Now Olympics, the Canadians take the lead!

August 3, 2012 2 Comments

Fierce Competition Expected In ‘Best Women’s Marathon Ever Assembled’

Runner’s World editor at large Amby Burfoot expects an “unbelievable” competition in this Sunday’s women’s marathon.

August 2, 2012 3 Comments

Here & Now Office Olympics

The Here & Now spandex-free, no athletes allowed office Olympics is in full swing!

August 1, 2012 11 Comments

Which Words Do You Botch?

From “assuage” to “clandestine,” listeners share the words they get wrong.

July 30, 2012 Comment

An Olympic Reflection

Here & Now’s Alex Ashlock is watching the Olympics closely, especially the sports that fall off the radar after the games.

July 25, 2012 3 Comments

Munich Olympics Tragedy Still Resonates

Here & Now’s Alex Ashlock looks back on the attacks at the Munich Olympics 40 years ago.

July 18, 2012 13 Comments

Music For Kids — Beyond The Wiggles

Does kiddie music make your stomach churn? Tell us what songs you and your kids can enjoy together.

July 12, 2012 6 Comments

Summer Music Listener Picks

From the “Summertime” remix by DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince to Kinnie Starr’s “Praise,” listeners share their favorite summer songs.

July 9, 2012 14 Comments

Here & Now Picks: Best Songs For Summer

From the Who’s “Who’s Next,” to Bill Evans’ “The Summer Knows,” we share the music that makes us think of summer.

July 4, 2012 3 Comments

The Story Behind Who Signed The Declaration Of Independence When

Massachusetts historical society librarian Peter Drummey says there are a lot of misunderstandings about the signing of the Declaration of Independence.

July 4, 2012 Comment

July Fourth, Here & Now Style

We ventured into work Wednesday in our red, white and blue!

July 2, 2012 2 Comments

Should We Be Celebrating July 2nd?

Alex Ashlock took a trip to the Massachusetts Historical Society to learn why some believe we should celebrate July 2 instead of the Fourth.

June 28, 2012 4 Comments

Insurers React To Health Care Ruling

What does Thursday’s Supreme Court ruling mean for insurers? For the answer, we turned to Jim Roosevelt, CEO of Tufts Helath Plan in Massachusetts, and David Cordani, CEO of Cigna.

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June 6 Comment

Introducing A New Here & Now Website

Coming June 9, 2016, Here & Now listeners and visitors will experience our stories and journalism online in a whole new way.

June 3 Comment

Teenagers Create Impromptu Exhibit At San Francisco Museum Of Modern Art

As the pair toured the museum, they wondered if they could do better. So 16-year-old Kevin Nguyen decided to get creative.

June 3 3 Comments

‘Silver Linings Playbook’ Author Explores Conformity, Mental Health In New Teen Novel

Matthew Quick published his fourth young adult book, "Every Exquisite Thing," this week.

June 2 13 Comments

Do Meal Kits Provide Great Taste Along With Convenience?

Resident chef Kathy Gunst tested a multitude of meal kits, and gives co-host Jeremy Hobson the inside scoop.