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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 Couch to The Cure.
In India, Heat Kills As Monsoon Season Approaches
In the capital New Delhi, 113 degree Fahrenheit temperatures have melted roadway crosswalks.
Parched Rivers, Grasslands Choke California Wildlife
Here & Now's Peter O'Dowd reports there is no relief in sight for California farmers and wildlife ravaged by drought.
Texas Lake Slowly Recovers From Drought
In 2013, we spoke with the owner of a lodge on Lake Buchanan, which had shrunk to one-third capacity. We check back in with him.
IRS Investigates Breach Impacting 100,000 Taxpayers
The Internal Revenue Service says criminals were able to gain access to people's tax returns, and file fraudulent tax returns.
‘Heaven Knows What’ Takes A Bleak Look At Heroin Addiction
Filmmakers Josh and Benny Safdie discuss the unusual approach they took to making this film, which is based on Arielle Holmes' memoir.
China State Council Releases Report Detailing Military Strategy
The policy document says that China's Navy will focus on projecting power in the open seas.
FIFA Officials Arrested On Charges Of Bribery And Corruption
The arrests, on charges of accepting bribes and kickbacks, were made at the request of the U.S. Department of Justice.
Vox Media Acquires Tech News Site Re/Code
The growing digital media company has added Re/code to its stable of niche websites, which also include Vox and SB Nation.
Why It’s Hard To Prove Someone Not Guilty By Reason of Insanity
James Holmes, who opened fire in a movie theater in Aurora, Colo., has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity to 166 criminal counts.
Taco Bell, Pizza Hut To Phase Out Artificial Ingredients
The fast food chains have committed to phase out food coloring and additives, including trans fats and artificial preservatives.
Comedy Writer Brings ‘The Tweet Of God’ To Broadway
"An Act of God," starring Jim Parsons, was born out of David Javerbaum's parody Twitter account @TheTweetOfGod.
What The Latest Roadblock Means For Immigrants Living In The U.S. Illegally
The ruling comes as a victory for Texas and 25 other states that led the charge against President Obama's controversial program.
Gaps Remain In Oklahoma’s Spanish Language Weather Warnings
The deaths of nine Guatemalan immigrants in a flash flood spurred efforts to provide severe weather information in Spanish.
Music From The Show
From Deerhoof to Wax Stag.
Department Of Justice Unveils Settlement To Reform Cleveland Police
The settlement comes months after a scathing DOJ report found unnecessary and excessive use of force by patrol officers.
Bounce Houses: The Dangers Lurking Within
On Monday, three children in Florida were injured when a waterspout came ashore and lifted the inflatable house they were in.
Simon Rich’s ‘Spoiled Brats’
If you're looking for light fun read for an upcoming vacation, the short story collection "Spoiled Brats" comes out in paperback today.
Movie Theaters Had A Dismal Memorial Day Weekend
It's typically one of the most lucrative weekends for movie theaters, but box offices had the worst Memorial Day weekend since 2001.
Old-Fashioned Bell Helps 12-Year-Old Minnesota Boy Battle Cancer
David Gerfast and his family are fighting cancer with an old-fashioned ship captain's bell and high-tech proton beam radiation.

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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