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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.


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Music From The Show
From Blondes to Swans.
Explore Yogurt’s Savory Side With These Recipes
Our resident chef Kathy Gunst brings us ideas and recipes, including one for zucchini-yogurt-mint fritters.
Is Private Investment In Public Housing Good For Baltimore?
A new program that allows allows real estate companies to buy a share of public housing buildings is raising concern.
Judge Lets Brady Play, Ruling Against NFL In ‘Deflategate’
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady can suit up for his team's season opener after a judge erased his suspension.
Jonathan Edwards Reflects On Making Music And Rediscovering Family
The singer-songwriter, who had his first big hit, "Sunshine," in 1971, is still engaging audiences across the country.
Judge Jails Kentucky Clerk For Refusing Marriage Licenses
Kim Davis was jailed for contempt after refusing to follow court orders to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
Migrants Board Trains In Budapest But International Borders Remain Closed
Hungary's prime minister claimed the crisis was a "German problem" and argued that migrants need to be told to stop coming.
What To Watch On-Demand This Fall
NPR TV critic Eric Deggans explains what original content means to online streaming services, and what shows are coming this fall.
Remembering Katrina Through Art
An exhibit at the New Orleans Museum of Art marks the anniversary by going beyond images of the storm-damaged city.
How Healthy Is The U.S. Economy?
The health of the American economy will be at the heart of the Fed's much-anticipated decision about whether to raise interest rates.
Steve Almond’s Manifesto Against Football, Continued
The author and lifelong football fan has written a new afterward to his controversial 2014 book "Against Football."
The Politics Of Vocal Pitch
Biologist Rindy Anderson of Florida Atlantic University found that people are biased towards candidates with deeper voices.
China Marks Anniversary Of WWII’s End
A massive parade of tanks, missiles and troops marked the anniversary of Japan's surrender and the end of WWII.
Music From The Show
From U137 to DIIV.
Claims On The Arctic Heat Up With The Climate
As ice melts in the Arctic Ocean, who has access to what in this increasingly accessible part of the world?
Technologies And Philosophies Changing The Workplace
How much are you working when you're at work? That's the question increasingly on the minds of employers.
Four Finalists In New Zealand Flag Competition
New Zealand residents will vote on a winner later this year, and then in March, they will vote on whether to actually replace the flag.
Loss And Renewal Mark New Orleans 10 Years After Katrina
ESPN The Magazine has devoted an entire issue to a single writer and subject. Wright Thompson discusses his story "Beyond the Breach."
Hunt Continues For Suspected Police Killers
Schools remain closed in Fox Lake, Illinois, where police are searching for three men suspected of killing a police lieutenant.
Iran Nuclear Deal Now Has Enough Votes To Survive A Challenge
Democratic Sen. Barbara Mikulski of Maryland became the 34th vote in favor of the agreement. She calls it "the best option available."

WBHM Interviews

INTERVIEW: US Secretary Of Education Arne Duncan
INTERVIEW: Recovering Heroin Addict Brad Blount On A Dark Time, And How He Escaped It
INTERVIEW: Trisha Powell Crain On State Supreme Court Upholding Alabama Accountability Act
INTERVIEW: State Senator Del Marsh On New Charter School Bill
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

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