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June 7, 2016 10 Comments

Bob Kerrey Says He Won’t Step Down As Chair Of New University In Vietnam

Kerrey’s appointment to Fulbright University Vietnam has angered some Vietnamese.

June 7, 2016 26 Comments

Silicon Valley Shuns Donald Trump, Opens Its Wallet For Bernie Sanders

Tech workers, concerned about free trade with China, immigration and education, are keeping a close eye on the 2016 election.

June 7, 2016 2 Comments

Report Cites Widespread Problems In New York’s Prison System

Security lapses led to two convicted murderers digging their way out of a maximum security prison in upstate New York last summer.

June 7, 2016 20 Comments

California Republican Lawmaker Explains Why He’s Uncomfortable With Trump

Rocky Chavez decided against a U.S. Senate run because he was worried that Trump being on the ticket would make it harder to be elected.

June 7, 2016 10 Comments

Former California Governor Sees Similarities, Differences Between Trump, Schwarzenegger

Gray Davis was recalled in 2003 and replaced by Arnold Schwarzenegger, whose name recognition and celebrity helped fuel his rise.

June 7, 2016 31 Comments

How Muhammad Ali Shaped America’s View Of Islam

Born Cassius Clay, Ali converted to Islam in 1964, and later became a conscientious objector during the Vietnam War.

June 7, 2016 8 Comments

As New Jersey Votes, Polls Show Trump And Clinton With Lead

Gov. Chris Christie endorsed Donald Trump in the Republican race, while Hillary Clinton holds a wide lead over Bernie Sanders.

June 6, 2016 3 Comments

Muhammad Ali’s History With Vietnam

The boxer refused the draft, which cost him his title, but galvanized radicals across the country.

June 6, 2016 8 Comments

Trump’s Words, Politics Threaten GOP's Inroads With Latinos

Latinos are skeptical and even hostile towards the candidacy of Donald Trump, but he insists he’ll win their votes.

June 6, 2016 Comment

Witness, Officer, And Victim Remember San Bernardino Terror Attack, 6 Months On

The attack left the community in tatters, changing the city and the national dialogue about security and home grown terrorists.

June 6, 2016 3 Comments

The Issues At Stake In The Montana Primary

The Big Sky Country state is one of six states heading into the last “Super Tuesday” of the primary season.

June 6, 2016 8 Comments

Louisville Mourns Muhammad Ali, Hometown Hero

Thousands have flocked to Ali’s boyhood home, as well as to the city’s Muhammad Ali Center.

June 6, 2016 9 Comments

Sanders, Clinton Battle For California, But Why Is Trump In The Golden State?

Recent polls show Sanders drawing close to Clinton among the state’s voters.

June 6, 2016 32 Comments

Bill Maher Reflects On Humor, Politics In Wild 2016 Election

The unusual antics of this year’s presidential campaign could be seen as good fortune to a comedian like Maher.

June 6, 2016 11 Comments

Remembering NPR’s David Gilkey

Gilkey, an NPR photographer, and his interpreter, Zabihullah Tamanna, were killed while on assignment in Afghanistan yesterday.

June 6, 2016 3 Comments

South Dakotans Head To Polls On Tuesday For Primary Vote

The state is one of six that votes on Tuesday, the last major primary election day.

June 3, 2016 2 Comments

Economists Caught Off Guard By A Weak Jobs Report

The Labor Department reported just 38,000 new jobs in May, far fewer than most economists predicted.

June 3, 2016 15 Comments

Clinton, Trump Trade Names, Sanders Says He Has ‘Excellent Chance’ To Win California

Hillary Clinton called Donald Trump “temperamentally unfit” to be president during a press conference Thursday.

June 3, 2016 Comment

Massachusetts Town Reflects On Year Of Treating, Not Arresting, Opioid Addicts

More than 100 police departments around the country have started similar programs.

June 3, 2016 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.

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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.