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June 9, 2016 Comment

President Barack Obama Formally Endorses Hillary Clinton

In an online video, Obama calls on Democrats to unify behind his former secretary of state’s bid and “build on the progress” of his eight years in the White House.

June 9, 2016 Comment

Obama Endorses Hillary Clinton For President

President Barack Obama has endorsed Hillary Clinton to succeed him as president.

June 9, 2016 6 Comments

Supreme Court Cases On Abortion, Affirmative Action And Immigration Still Pending

The court handed down several decisions today, though not in any of this term’s three most prominent pending cases.

June 9, 2016 Comment

Sanders Denounces Trump, But Says He’ll Remain In Race

Sanders said he will do everything in his power to make sure Donald Trump does not become the next president.

June 9, 2016 7 Comments

Questions Raised About 6-Month Prison Sentence In Stanford Rape Case

There are more than 800,000 signatures on a petition calling for Judge Aaron Persky to be removed from the bench.

June 9, 2016 18 Comments

What Can ’13 Hours’ Tell Us About Benghazi?

Congress continues to investigate the 2012 attacks on a U.S. diplomatic mission and a CIA station in Benghazi, Libya.

June 9, 2016 4 Comments

Vermont Program Hailed As Model For Elder Healthcare

The country’s medical costs are skyrocketing, with a nursing home stay running about $7,000 a month.

June 9, 2016 2 Comments

Bernie Sanders Visits With Obama At The White House

How will Sanders approach the rest of the campaign, and the Democratic convention next month?

June 8, 2016 11 Comments

How 1968 Defined The Political Fault Lines That Divide America Today

Riots, assassinations and protests against the Vietnam War all affected that year’s presidential election.

June 8, 2016 4 Comments

Elite Law Firm Raises Pay For First Time In Years

The annual salary for first-year lawyers at Cravath, Swaine & More increased by $20,000 for the first time in nearly a decade.

June 8, 2016 6 Comments

An Unlikely Friendship Sheds Light On Muhammad Ali’s Life After Boxing

One day, author Davis Miller worked up the courage to knock on Muhammad Ali’s door. That was the beginning of a lifelong friendship.

June 8, 2016 4 Comments

How Hispanics Fare Under The Affordable Care Act

Hispanics have seen some of the biggest gains in health coverage under the ACA, but some disparities remain.

June 8, 2016 6 Comments

Hillary Clinton Claims Democratic Nomination In Night Of Historic Firsts

She is now the first woman to claim the mantle of presumptive Democratic nominee for president.

June 8, 2016 8 Comments

Deadly Michigan Crash Leaves 5 Bicyclists Dead

The crash happened despite several people calling law enforcement agencies to complain about an erratic driver.

June 8, 2016 5 Comments

The Fresh Air Fund Tackles 21st-Century Challenges

The non-profit began 140 years ago to provide New York City children with an outdoor summer experience.

June 8, 2016 28 Comments

Stage Is Set For Historic General Election Showdown

Hillary Clinton is the first woman to become the presumptive nominee for president of a major political party.

June 7, 2016 4 Comments

The Best View In Town: A Helicopter Ride Over Los Angeles

Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson rides along with reporter Rick Dickert, and finds out how the city – and its traffic – are changing.

June 7, 2016 63 Comments

Law Professor Says Trump’s Comments About Judge Signal Rise Of Authoritarianism

A legal expert says voters must consider what it means for a presidential candidate to attack judicial independence.

June 7, 2016 3 Comments

Did San Bernardino’s Terror Attack Change The Politics Of Those Involved?

The attacks began a national debate on terrorism, Muslim immigration and gun control.

June 7, 2016 3 Comments

Ahead Of Primary Vote, Trump Backs Away From Criticisms Of New Mexico's Governor

In May, Trump said Gov. Susana Martinez was “not doing her job.” But last Thursday, Trump said he’d like her endorsement.

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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.