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12:06 PM EST 5 Comments

Talk Of Arming Syrian Rebels Grows In White House

Arguments in favor of arming Syrian rebels are gaining ground in the White House, according to officials quoted Thursday.

12:15 PM EST 11 Comments

The Complicated Truth About Fracking And The Environment

The EPA says the drilling process known as fracking releases less methane into the atmosphere than previously thought. But uses up vast quantities of water and researchers say it has caused earthquakes.

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Journalists Get Rare Look Inside Cuba’s Prisons

Cuban prisons are usually closed to outside scrutiny, but foreign journalists were recently allowed through the doors of one prison, for the first time in almost a decade.

12:40 PM EST 13 Comments

Finger Pointing And Few Answers After Texas Explosion

Two weeks after an explosion at a fertilizer plant killed 15 people and leveled neighborhoods in West, Texas, the community rebuilds and presses for answers.

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Marathon Organizers Try To Come To Terms With Bombings

The directors of the Boston Marathon are speaking out for the first time since the day of the bombings, as they make decisions about next year’s race, and runners who couldn’t finish.

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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.

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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.