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May 30, 2016 Comment

What Is The State Of The Airline Industry?

Airlines netted record profits last year. But concerns remain about terrorism and long security lines.

May 30, 2016 Comment

Brexit Debate Heads Into Home Stretch

British voters head to the polls in just four weeks to decide whether the country should remain in the European Union.

May 30, 2016 Comment

Foxconn And China Turn To Robots

Foxconn Technology Group, a supplier to Apple and Samsung, has reportedly replaced tens of thousands of workers with robots in factories in China.

May 27, 2016 Comment

Facebook And Microsoft Team Up On Undersea Internet Cable

Silicon Valley companies are getting more and more involved in the internet’s infrastructure.

May 27, 2016 7 Comments

The Man Who Filmed The Aftermath Of Atomic Destruction

Herbert Sussan’s footage from Hiroshima and Nagasaki was classified as top secret and suppressed for decades.

May 27, 2016 Comment

France Is Roiled By A Series Of Labor Strikes

The strikes have disrupted oil refineries, nuclear power stations, ports and public transportation.

May 26, 2016 2 Comments

The Spending Race Between Japan And China On Global Infrastructure

Japan is touting a new $200-billion infrastructure plan, while China has been heavily investing across Asia and Africa.

May 26, 2016 2 Comments

German Air Force Bids Farewell To New Mexico Community

The Luftwaffe’s training center at Holloman Air Force Base has meant millions of dollars to the U.S. government – and to the local economy.

May 26, 2016 Comment

In Japan, Obama ‘Appalled’ By Okinawa Murder

President Obama and the Prime Minister of Japan spent most of their time Wednesday discussing the recent murder of an Okinawa woman, allegedly by a U.S. military contractor.

May 26, 2016 6 Comments

Taliban Leadership Shakeup Affects The Entire Middle East

The change came after a U.S. drone strike killed Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Muhammad Mansour earlier this week.

May 25, 2016 11 Comments

Why A Parsons Student Designed A Collection For Syrian Refugees

Angela Luna’s clothing designs can double as tents, sleeping bags, flotation devices, child carriers and more.

May 24, 2016 4 Comments

When Is 2:00 Actually 2:15? Punctuality Around The World

Have you ever shown up for a 10 o’clock meeting at 10 o’clock and found that no one else was there?

May 24, 2016 Comment

Greece Authorities Begin Moving Migrants From A Border Camp

Migrants have been stranded at the makeshift Idomeni camp since March.

May 24, 2016 3 Comments

How A City, And A Family, Have Changed Since The End Of The Vietnam War

Tony Nong has seen firsthand how the country has changed since the Fall of Saigon in 1975.

May 23, 2016 Comment

Booking A Trip To The Rio Summer Olympics

The Zika virus outbreak has spawned discussions of whether the Rio games should be moved, postponed or canceled.

May 23, 2016 Comment

U.S. Lifts Decades-Long Arms Embargo On Vietnam

The embargo has been in place since the Vietnam War.

May 20, 2016 2 Comments

Olympic Swimmer: After Russian Doping, ‘No Confidence’ Of Fair Competition In Rio

Olympic athletes from around the world are outraged at the latest doping allegations out of Russia.

May 20, 2016 2 Comments

The Latest On Egypt Air Flight 804

Crews have found debris and personal belongings from the plane that plunged into the Mediterranean Sea yesterday.

May 19, 2016 Comment

The Latest On The Missing EgyptAir Plane

We speak with Phil Ewing, NPR’s national security editor.

May 19, 2016 Comment

EgyptAir Accident Highlights Its Troubled Past

The accident is the most recent in a long line of incidents plaguing the airline, dating back to 1999.

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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.