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March 30, 2015 8 Comments

Unveiling The Pain Of Secondary Trauma Victims

Mac McClelland was diagnosed with PTSD after witnessing another woman’s horror at being brutally assaulted. She joins us to explain why she didn’t believe the diagnosis, at first.

March 20, 2015 Comment

‘News Dissector’ Danny Schechter Dies

Journalist, activist, music and television producer Danny Schechter died yesterday at the age of 72 of pancreatic cancer.

March 18, 2015 Comment

Durst ‘Confession’ Raises Ethical Questions

NPR’s David Folkenflik discusses the ethical questions for filmmakers surrounding a supposed confession caught on tape.

February 17, 2015 Comment

Will Apple Make A Car? Maybe.

Apple fans erupted when rumors broke that the smartphone giant may be thinking about making its own electric vehicle.

January 13, 2015 2 Comments

USDA Hunts For Avian Flu In Pacific Northwest

The USDA and Washington state officials are testing flocks for the highly pathogenic H5N8 strain of avian flu.

December 12, 2014 11 Comments

Do All Dogs Go To Heaven? Christians React To Pope’s Comment

Pope Francis said “paradise is open to all God’s creatures.” It was apparently an attempt to cheer up a child whose dog had died.

October 15, 2014 Comment

Rebuilding Liberia’s Devastated Health System

The nonprofit Management Sciences for Health is setting up community care centers and medicine shops to move Ebola patients out of hospitals.

October 7, 2014 Comment

Oregon Election Brings In Washington Heavy Hitters

One of Oregon’s two Senate seats is up for grabs in November, in a race that has seen Party heavyweights campaigning.

September 9, 2014 9 Comments

Tabloid Site TMZ Claims NFL Did Not Seek Ray Rice Footage

Celebrity gossip site TMZ is claiming the NFL never asked for footage showing former Baltimore Ravens player punching his then-fiancee, Janay.

August 20, 2014 3 Comments

Senate Tracker: A Tough Fight In Kentucky

Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes, Kentucky’s secretary of state, is trying to unseat longtime U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell.

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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.

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.