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June 9, 2016 Comment

The Hair Apparent—Stylist Adir Abergel Takes Over The Red Carpet

Abergel is the “it man” of hair, and joined us in our studio to discuss his hair philosophy and worldly inspirations.

June 9, 2016 Comment

How To Avoid Family Arguments After A Long Workday

Experts say couples fight after work because different people need different things after a stressful day on the job.

June 2, 2016 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.

May 30, 2016 Comment

From The Sugar Cane Plantation To The International Swimming Stage

We revisit our conversation with author Julie Checkoway about her book “The Three Year Swim Club.”

May 27, 2016 Comment

Here & Now Celebrates This Year's Graduates

We listen to Tom Rush’s iconic “Child Song,” and honor graduates from the WBUR family.

May 25, 2016 9 Comments

NEADS Service Dog Meets His Match

Here & Now has been tracking service dog Bailey, who recently met his new owner, since last year.

May 23, 2016 39 Comments

The Politics Of Home Ownership

Author Brian McCabe finds that our belief about home ownership as a way to improve civic life doesn’t necessarily pan out

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 16, 2016 2 Comments

In Portland, Curried Tofu With A Side Of Kale Chips

Restaurants in Portland have catered to a unique demand from customers, focused on local and sustainable food.

May 6, 2016 2 Comments

Adopting In China, And A Lesson In Motherhood

For Elizabeth Fitzsimons, the challenges of motherhood began before she brought her daughter home from China.

May 3, 2016 24 Comments

Diane Rehm On Medically Assisted Dying

Rehm speaks about her husband’s battle with Parkinson’s Disease and her new book, “On My Own.”

May 2, 2016 5 Comments

Retirees Deciding To Hit The Road

Rather than “aging in place” retirees are increasingly choosing to do just the opposite.

April 22, 2016 Comment

Finding Comfort In Shakespeare’s ‘King Lear’

What might have been a typical night at the theater ended up having enormous significance for Barb Cone.

April 22, 2016 12 Comments

Former Friends Of Marathon Bomber Create Film, ‘Jahar’

The short film by childhood friends Zolan Kanno-Youngs and Henry Hayes premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival.

April 21, 2016 Comment

Border Churches Help Migrants On Two Continents

Two churches, one in Arizona, the other in Italy are working together to help migrants from across their respective borders.

April 20, 2016 Comment

Reimagining ‘Jane Eyre’ With Korean-American Author Patricia Park

Tomorrow marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of Charlotte Bronte, author of the much loved book “Jane Eyre.”

April 18, 2016 3 Comments

The Immigrant Languages Of New York City

Robin Young visits a number of neighborhoods to hear some of the languages and dialects spoken in the city.

April 15, 2016 Comment

Bobbi Gibb Led The Way For Women At The Boston Marathon

When she broke the rules to run the men’s-only race in 1966, “my father actually thought that I was deranged.”

April 14, 2016 3 Comments

As Fiesta Kicks Off, A New Exhibit Marks The Battle Of The Alamo

A new exhibit – not affiliated with the historic fort – uses graphics and music to depict the battle, which took place 180 years ago.

April 13, 2016 72 Comments

Cliches: The Language Issue As Old As Dust (To Use A Cliche)

Is there a difference between hail the size of a grapefruit and hail the size of a softball? NPR’s Mark Memmott weighs in.

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

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.