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12:06 PM EDT Comment

Ohio Missing Women Found

Three women who vanished a decade ago have been found in Cleveland alive and in good health.

12:15 PM EDT 16 Comments

Mother Saves Her Son From Overdose Thanks To Pilot Program

A pilot program is being credited with reversing more than a thousand drug overdoses. We speak with a mother who was able to save her son.

12:35 PM EDT Comment

Visiting A Somali Town Freed From Islamic Militants

The BBC’s Andrew Harding recently traveled to the Somali town of Afgoye, which was recently freed from the grip of the Islamic militant group al-Shabab.

12:40 PM EDT 10 Comments

Search Drags On For Burial Spot For Bomb Suspect

The body of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev remains in storage at a Worcester, Massachusetts funeral home as the debate over where to bury him continues.

12:55 PM EDT Comment

In Defense Of The Word ‘Nice’

Author Josh Chetwynd thinks that the word “nice” has gotten a bad rap. He writes that nice gestures can be “powerful shorthand for the virtues we consider important.”

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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.

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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.