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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 Monster Rally to The Beta Band.
A Summer TV Preview From NPR’s Eric Deggans
It used to be that summer was a time for reruns on television, but networks are now taking summer television seriously.
A ‘DREAMer’ Goes To College
An Arizona high school senior tells us in her own words how growing up in two cultures helped her prepare for college.
Big Decisions Still To Come From U.S. Supreme Court
Same-sex marriage, healthcare reform and the death penalty are a few of the issues the justices will weigh in on in the next few weeks.
Behind China’s Roller Coaster Stock Market
The Shanghai Composite Index tumbled more than 6 percent today, after hitting a historic high earlier this week.
How Bits Of Pink Chewing Gum In A Pouch Changed Baseball
The story of Big League Chew starts in a bullpen, where two pitchers didn't like players' habit of chewing tobacco.
U.K. Wants European Union Reforms
British Prime Minister David Cameron is hoping to negotiate reforms with the E.U. before the U.K. votes on whether to remain in it.
‘Below-Normal’ Atlantic Hurricane Season Predicted
As the hurricane season is set to begin, Texas and Oklahoma are bracing for more rain and flooding. We check in with a weather expert.
Videos Of Police Using Force Become Tool For Learning
At the Criminal Justice Training Center in Burien, Wash., videos of police-involved shootings are unpacked in the classroom.
DJ Sessions: ‘Crunkadelic Funk’ And Beyond
WUKY's DeBraun Thomas shares his favorite funky and soulful tracks, from Betty Davis to Mark Ronson.
Teens Enter Summer With Brighter Job Prospects
With the national unemployment rate down to 5.4 percent, the outlook is improving for young workers.
The Epic Rise And Fall Of BlackBerry
How does a company go from controlling half the world's smartphone market to less than 1 percent?
Illegal Immigration At Lowest Level In Over 20 Years
Fewer migrants are crossing the Southwestern border and entering the U.S. illegally now than at any other time in at least 20 years.
Russia’s Putin Pulls A Red Card On U.S. Over FIFA Case
Vladimir Putin says the corruption charges levied against top soccer officials are a "blatant attempt" by the U.S to extend its jurisdiction.
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.

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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