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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 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."
Single Motherhood, And A Dad
How does a dad feel when a mom is called a "single mother"? Teenager Diamond Russell brings us the story of her own mom and dad.
Jim Kweskin Jug Band Still Performing After 50 Years
The group is still touring with some of its earliest members – Geoff Muldaur, Maria Muldaur and, of course, Jim Kweskin.
ConocoPhillips To Slash 10 Percent Of Global Workforce
The Houston-based oil giant is cutting 1,800 jobs – most in North America – as the industry struggles to weather a downturn in oil prices.
Why Head Lice Are Becoming More Drug-Resistant
Some of these small parasites have been mutating and are now resistant to many over-the-counter medications.
Missouri Has The Youngest Teachers In The Nation
As students return to school, they're being taught by teachers who are generally younger and less experienced than generations past.
New Pew Study Looks At American Catholics
Among the findings: only about a third of U.S. Catholics view caring for the environment as an important part of their Catholic identity.
Music From The Show
From Nosaj Thing to Donnacha Costella.
Solitary Confinement Rules To Be Changed In California
Lawyers representing thousands of inmates who have been held in small, windowless rooms say they've reached a settlement.
A Push To Make Flying Safer For People With Peanut Allergies
A coalition of allergy organizations wants airlines to be required to carry EpiPens to treat someone who goes into anaphylactic shock.
Google Chrome Begins Blocking Flash Internet Ads
People who use Google's internet browser could soon see fewer of those ads that pop up or start playing automatically.
Robert Redford On Aging, Curiosity And ‘A Walk In The Woods’
The 79-year-old Hollywood legend is out with a new film co-starring Nick Nolte, about hiking the Appalachian Trail.
In Alaska, Obama Calls For Urgent Action On Climate Change
Speaking at an international Arctic conference, President Obama said the world is not acting fast enough to address climate change.
2016 Candidates Get Big Donations From The Tech Industry
Republican Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida is leading in tech industry campaign donations by a wide margin, according to a recent analysis.

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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