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May 20, 2016 2 Comments

Olympic Swimmer: After Russian Doping, ‘No Confidence’ Of Fair Competition In Rio

Olympic athletes from around the world are outraged at the latest doping allegations out of Russia.

May 20, 2016 19 Comments

Oklahoma Bill Criminalizing Abortion Is Most Likely Unconstitutional

The Oklahoma legislature has passed a bill making it a felony to perform an abortion, unless it is to save the life of the mother.

May 20, 2016 Comment

The Rich, Sexy History Of Oneida — Commune And Silverware Maker

Once proclaiming free love and breeding for a super race, Oneida, New York became known for silverware production.

May 19, 2016 Comment

The Latest On The Missing EgyptAir Plane

We speak with Phil Ewing, NPR’s national security editor.

May 19, 2016 Comment

Seasonal Ingredients And How To Use Them

As local produce makes its way into stores and farmers markets, Here & Now resident chef Kathy Gunst wants to know: What’s in season?

May 19, 2016 59 Comments

Looking For A Third Party Candidate? Meet Gary Johnson, Libertarian

Former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson is hoping to emerge as the Libertarian party’s nominee for president.

May 19, 2016 3 Comments

Michael Phelps' Coach On How To Set Goals – And Achieve Them

Bob Bowman’s new book is “The Golden Rules: 10 Steps to World-Class Excellence in Your Life and Work.”

May 18, 2016 Comment

In Washington, D.C., Charter Schools Are Hurting Public Schools

In Washington DC, nearly half of all students attend charter schools, some switching to them between grades.

May 18, 2016 150 Comments

Sanders Under Fire Over Supporter Outbursts

Democratic Party officials say Sanders is not denouncing the outbursts forcefully enough.

May 18, 2016 42 Comments

Who Made Trump? The Man Or The Media?

Who’s to blame for Trump’s political ascendancy? It’s a question that everyone has been asking.

May 17, 2016 4 Comments

The Oregon Trail Game's Minnesota Roots

We speak with Paul Dillenberger, one of the game’s creators, about the origins of Oregon Trail.

May 17, 2016 86 Comments

Why It’s ‘Transgender’ Not ‘Transgendered’

The word has only recently entered widespread lexicon, largely due to a national debate over transgender bathroom use.

May 17, 2016 14 Comments

Moving Out? Put Your Couch On A Bike Trailer

In bike-loving Portland, there is a movement afoot to use bicycles for something unheard of—moving out.

May 16, 2016 6 Comments

Addiction, Manslaughter Charge, College: David Norman’s Path To Columbia

David Norman nourished his love of reading in prison and counseled inmates when he got out. He recently graduated with a degree in philosophy.

May 16, 2016 6 Comments

Are Republicans Uniting Behind Trump?

We sit down with Republicans around Oregon and visit a Trump campaign office to hear from volunteers.

May 16, 2016 21 Comments

Drawing The Line: Preventing Urban Sprawl In Portland

Some believe the urban growth boundary line, established in the 1970s, has led to increased housing costs in the city.

May 13, 2016 16 Comments

Banker Chad Gifford Believes Banks Are Not Too Big

Is there a role for massive banks in our economy?

May 13, 2016 10 Comments

Oxfam: Poultry Plant Workers Unable To Take Bathroom Breaks

Inside production plants, employees are subject to inhumane working conditions, like not being able to use the bathroom upon request.

May 12, 2016 2 Comments

DJ Session: Big Bands For Swingin’ And Stompin’

This week’s DJ Sessions looks at beloved and sometimes overlooked Swing Era classics.

May 12, 2016 51 Comments

Why Aren’t Public Bathrooms More Private?

Amidst national discussion of transgender bathroom access, we examine how public bathrooms are designed.

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Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson host Here & Now, a live two-hour production of NPR and WBUR Boston.

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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.