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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:

Music From The Show
From Downton Abby to Ancient Lasers.
Iraq Launches Offensive Against ISIS
Backed by allied Shiite and Sunni fighters, Iraqi security forces today began a large-scale military operation to recapture Tikrit.
Revisiting The Pre-WWII Chinese Nightclubs With Author Lisa See
The novel "China Dolls" tells the story of popular Chinese nightclubs in San Francisco in the late 1930s.
Warren Buffett’s Letter To Shareholders Only Hints At Successor
There's long been speculation about who will take the reins as CEO of Berkshire Hathaway when Warren Buffett steps down.
Texas Charter Schools Get Creative To Finance Buildings
Laura Isensee of Houston Public Media takes us on a tour of an extreme schoolhouse makeover.
View From The Top: CEO Of The Mayo Clinic
Recently named the number one hospital in the U.S. by U.S. News & World Report, we talk with Mayo Clinic CEO, Dr. John Noseworthy.
Collecting Garbage In Mounds Of Snow
Boston trash collectors have struggled to navigate city streets and pick up garbage that may be blocked by or buried in snow.
Week In Politics: Israeli Prime Minister And The Fight Over DHS Funding
NPR's Ron Elving discusses Benjamin Netanyahu's visit to the U.S., as well as the battle over Department of Homeland Security funding.
Seattle Public Transit Reacts To Income Inequality
People in low-income households in the Seattle metro area can now ride buses, trains and ferries at reduced fares.
A ‘Night Camp’ For People With Dementia
Many Alzheimer's patients are most alert at night. A program in the Bronx gives them a place where they can thrive at night.
Cellphone Video Captures LA Police Shooting
The footage provides a disturbing view of a weekend police shooting of a homeless man in LA's notorious Skid Row.
The Beanie Baby Boom And Bust – What Happened?
Zac Bissonnette drew on hundreds of interviews to write a book about "mass delusion and the dark side of cute."
Threats On Twitter And Other Trending Topics On Social Media
Slate 's Julia Turner joins us for a look at how the news is reverberating online, from ISIS threats to the death of blogger Avijit Roy.
Russian Opposition MP Reacts To Nemtsov Killing
The sole member of the Russian parliament to vote against the annexation of Crimea discusses the killing of opposition leader Boris Nemtsov.
Music From The Show
From India.Arie to ARP.
Young Singers Beat The Odds To Sing With National Honor Choir
Three students beat the odds to perform in one of the most prestigious junior choruses in the country.
After Red Carpet Controversy, A Look At The History Of Dreadlocks
Dreadlocks go back "thousands and thousands of years," according to professor Bert Ashe, who also shares his own dreadlocks stories.
‘Star Trek’ Star Leonard Nimoy Dies At 83
Best known for playing Mr. Spock, Nimoy touched a chord as the brainy, unflappably logical half-human half-Vulcan.
What Color Is The Dress? The Debate That Broke The Internet
Disagreement over the color of one dress is setting web traffic records and leaving many observers confused.
Earl Lloyd, NBA’s First Black Player, Dies At Age 86
He also became the NBA's first black assistant coach in 1968 and was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 2003.

WBHM Interviews

UA BOT Member On Dr. Ray Watts, UAB Football Controversy
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

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