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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 Submerse to Shellac.
Supply Storehouses Keep Wildland Firefighters Supplied, Fed
Tom Banse of Northwest News Network get a tour of what you might call the Amazon.com for wildland firefighting.
Garden-Inspired Cooking With Kathy Gunst
We visit our resident chef's garden in Maine, make gazpacho and get a recipe for a plum tart with hazelnut crust.
Microsoft Quietly Launches Windows 10
The company is hoping that users are happier with Windows 10, after Windows 8 was widely criticized when it was released in 2012.
Boston Mayor Wishes LA Luck In Possible Olympic Bid
Mayor Marty Walsh reflects on how Boston's Olympic bid fell apart and suggests changes at the International Olympic Committee.
Lion Shooting Shines Spotlight On Ethics Of Trophy Hunting
The killing of an adult male lion – one locals knew as Cecil – in Zimbabwe by a Minnesota dentist has sparked outrage and debate.
House And Senate Debate Separate Highway Bills
The House votes today on a patch to keep federal highway and transit aid going to states, while the Senate is debating a long-term bill.
‘Optimism Is High’ In The West As El Niño Strengthens
NASA climate scientist Bill Patzert says "everyone's thinking about this El Niño as the great wet hope" to help with the historic drought.
‘Key & Peele’ To End After Fifth Season
After receiving multiple Emmy nominations earlier this month, Keegan-Michael Key announced that this will be the last season.
Brady Continues Fighting ‘Deflategate’ Suspension
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady denies destroying his phone to avoid giving the NFL information it requested.
Two Sides Of The GMO Debate
We moderate a debate over a bill that would bar states from forcing food manufacturers to label genetically modified foods.
What China’s Stock Plunge Means For Its Government
It's been a bumpy ride for China's stock market this summer. What does it mean for confidence in the Xi Jinping administration?
Taliban Leader Reported Dead
An Afghan official said today his government is examining claims that reclusive Taliban leader Mullah Mohammed Omar is dead.
Music From The Show
From This American Analog Set to Stereolab.
What’s The Best Way To Deal With Feral Cats?
Australia's decision to kill 2 million feral cats is the latest in a battle between cat lovers and bird lovers, over cats' impact on wildlife.
For Arizona Mining Towns, A Diverse Economy Is A Good Economy
Town officials are hoping to put an end to the boom and bust cycle that comes from relying on copper mines that open and close.
The Benefits Of State-Of-The-Art Airports
After New York's governor unveiled a $4 billion plan to rebuild LaGuardia, we look at the role airports play in a region's economy.
Ford Profits Jump 44 Percent Amid Strong North America Sales
Ford is crediting steady demand for pickup trucks and sport utility vehicles for record-high profits in North America.
The Risks And Rewards Of Hummingbird Rescue
Terry Masear rescued and rehabilitated hummingbirds for over a decade. Her new book is "Fastest Things on Wings."
Religious Groups Upset Over Boy Scouts’ Decision To Lift Ban On Gay Leaders
The chairman of Trail Life USA, a group that formed after the Boy Scouts opened its membership to gay youth, explains his position.

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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