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Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson

Here & Now is public radio's daily news magazine, bringing you the news that breaks after Morning Edition and before All Things Considered. Airing weekdays from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m., (and from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. on Fridays), the program combines the best in news journalism with intelligent, broad-ranging conversation to form a fast-paced program that updates the news from the morning and adds important conversations on public policy and foreign affairs, science and technology, and the arts: film, theater, music, food and more.

Emmy and Peabody award winning Robin Young brings more than 25 years of broadcast experience to her role as host of Here & Now. Co-host Jeremy Hobson worked at Marketplace for six years and was also a producer for NPR's All Things Considered and Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! in addition to experience as a reporter for several NPR member stations.


The latest news headlines:

Proposal Could Open Parts Of Atlantic, Close Parts Of Arctic To Drilling
We take a look at the proposal, which is a win and a loss each for environmentalists and the oil industry.
Report: All 50 States Failing To Help Abused And Neglected Kids
The Children's Advocacy Institute says every state has failed to meet minimum federal requirements for the care of abused children.
Why Aren’t There More Latinos On TV?
New numbers show the four big television networks have made progress diversifying their casts, but only among African-Americans.
Russian Conservationist Optimistic About Tiger Repopulation
A young female tiger has been rehabilitated and released back into the wild, after she was found starving and frostbitten in 2012.
Kurds Claim Kobani, Syria
Aided by intense U.S. airstrikes, Kurdish fighters claim they've lifted a four-month siege by ISIS.
From Cancellations To Closures: The Storm’s Economic Impact
We take a look at the effect of travel bans, flight cancellations and office closures on the economy.
Storm Prompts Evacuations In Coastal Mass. Town
Waves crashed through the front door of one home in Scituate, and four feet of sea water flooded the streets.
Nun Hopes For More Gender Equality In The Church
Sister Joan Chittister describes how the Vatican's tone toward nuns has changed and shares her hopes for the Catholic church.
Saudi Students’ First Snowfall Is A Memorable One
Three 18-year-old Saudi Arabian students who arrived at Boston University a week ago, describe their first experience with snow.
Snowstorm Update: How Massachusetts Is Coping
We get the latest from Alex Ashlock, who ventured out onto the cold and snowy streets of Boston.
Drone Security After White House Breach
The crash of a small remote-controlled "quadcopter" on White House grounds is raising questions about safety and security.
Revisiting The Story Of A Long-Silent Auschwitz Survivor
On the anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp, we revisit our interview with Leslie Schwartz.
Blizzard Howls Its Way Into Boston But Largely Spares NYC
Massachusetts was pounded by snow and lashed by strong winds as a storm spun up the East Coast.
Music From The Show
From Des Ark to La Roux.
Snowy Owls ‘Irrupting’ In Northern States
For a second year in a row, a mass migration of snowy owls from Canada is occurring, and that's highly unusual.
‘Potentially Historic’ Blizzard To Hit Northeast
Peter Judge of the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency explains what the state is doing to prepare.
Limitations Of Winter Freeze Inspire Maine Chef
The food at Vinland in downtown Portland is 100 percent locally sourced, even in the dead of winter.
A Close-Up Of Celestial Activity
An asteroid is breezing by Earth tonight, and astronomers are buzzing over new images from the Rosetta comet mission.
Bloom Of Arab Spring Fades In Egypt
Protests in Egypt erupted on the fourth anniversary of the Arab Spring. Thanassis Cambanis' new book explores why Egypt had a revolution and why it failed.
One Greek’s View On The Election
Athens art gallery owner Christina Androulidaki says she's not sure Alexis Tsipras can live up to his promises to renegotiate the bailout.

WBHM Interviews

Carsen And Lindley Talk Alabama Schools' Low Test Scores
Federal Judge Puts Temporary Hold on Same-Sex Marriage Decision
UAB Faculty Senate Could Vote For Reassessment of Sports And "No-Confidence"on Watts
INTERVIEW: Big-Picture Perspective On Colleges Ending Football Programs
Protestors Demand Assurances UAB Football Will Not Be Cut
A College For Inmates, And An Interview With Its President
INTERVIEW: Inmate And Horticulture Student Timothy Brown
INTERVIEW: Trisha Powell Crain On Alabama's Low NAEP Ranks
INTERVIEWS With "Make Them Listen" Anti-Illegal-Immigration Protesters
Interview: Nick Patterson, Author of "Birmingham Foot Soldiers: Voices from the Civil Rights Movement"
INTERVIEW: New Jefferson County Schools Chief Craig Pouncey
Life After Prison: Interview With Robin, Student And Tutwiler Inmate
Interview: U.S. Attorney Joyce White Vance on Alabama's Heroin Problem
Interview: Reporter Alex Walsh on Alabama's Prison Budget
'Coming Back With Wes Moore' Explores the Struggles of Returning Combat Veterans
Interview: Mark Crosswhite, Alabama Power's New CEO
INTERVIEW: James Willig On The 'Gamification' Of Medical Education
AL.com, WBHM Event Yields Frank Talk On Hoover School Bus Fees
INTERVIEW: Rick Vest, Counseling Coordinator Of Two-Year College For Prisoners
Interview: Dr. Edward O. Wilson, Biologist and Alabama Native
Tornado Slams Small Alabama Town
Interview: Reporter Brian Lawson Discusses Inmate Healthcare
Interview: Birmingham Barons General Manager Jonathan Nelson
INTERVIEW: Arnold Shober On The Importance Of School Board Leadership
Folk Singer Willie Watson Brings Classic Folk and Blues to Birmingham
Going Natural: It's Not Just a Hairstyle, It's a Lifestyle
Birmingham Native Callie Courter's New Album 'Love is for the Brave'
Interview: Reporter Kelsey Stein on Julia Tutwiler Prison for Women
Interview: Michael Saag, M.D., Discusses His New Book

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