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July 19, 2019: Heat Wave; Robert Arellano's 'On Time'

July 19th, 2019

41:55

A heat wave is set to blanket much of the U.S. from the Midwest to the Northeast this week. Mark Elliot, a meteorologist with The Weather Channel, …

July 19, 2019: 'Lion King' Stars JD McCrary And Shahadi Wright Joseph; Apollo 11 Challenges

July 19th, 2019

42:12

We meet JD McCrary and Shahadi Wright Joseph, who voice the young Simba and the young Nala in the new Disney remake of "The Lion King." Also, 50 years ago this month, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin made history by …

July 18, 2019: 2020 Candidate Rep. Seth Moulton; Dry-Eye Drug Shortages Persist

July 18th, 2019

41:41

We continue our series of conversations with 2020 presidential candidates by speaking with Rep. Seth Moulton (D-Mass.), a former Marine who's …

July 18, 2019: Alaska Police Shortage; David Crosby Documentary 'Remember My Name'

July 18th, 2019

42:10

An investigation by The Anchorage Daily News and ProPublica found that 1 in 3 villages in Alaska don't have any police officers. Some communities are …

July 17, 2019: Trump's Racist Tweets; Medical Myths

July 17th, 2019

42:23

Republican strategist Alice Stewart and Democratic strategist Bill Press join Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson and Robin Young to discuss the political …

July 17, 2019: 2020 Candidate Sen. Cory Booker; New Research Into Origins Of HIV

July 17th, 2019

42:21

New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker talks with Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson about his campaign to be the Democratic presidential candidate. Also, …

July 16, 2019: Update On Epstein; Valerie Jarrett On Trump's White House

July 16th, 2019

42:39

A judge is expected to rule Thursday on whether to grant bail to financier Jeffrey Epstein while he awaits trial on sex trafficking and conspiracy …

July 16, 2019: Resolution On Trump's Racist Tweets; Drug-Resistant Urinary Tract Infections

July 16th, 2019

42:29

NPR's Domenico Montanaro joins Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson to discuss the latest on President Trump's racist tweets about four female freshmen …

July 15, 2019: Remembering Sadie Roberts-Joseph; Tasty Meatless Burgers For Summer

July 15th, 2019

42:18

A beloved community activist and founder of Baton Rouge's African American history museum, Sadie Roberts-Joseph, was found dead in the truck of a car on Friday. As news of her death spread, Louisiana state Rep. C. …

July 15, 2019: Trump Tweets Target Democratic Women Of Color; Historic Wimbledon Final

July 15th, 2019

41:47

This morning on Fox News, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) urged President Trump to "aim higher" in criticizing four Democratic congresswomen of color, …

July 12, 2019: Tropical Storm Barry Bears Down On Louisiana; Richmond Sees Rapid Transit Success

July 12th, 2019

43:24

Tropical Storm Barry is inching closer to Louisiana and heavy, unrelenting rain is a main concern going into the weekend. We check in with …

July 12, 2019: Acosta Resignation Rocks Washington; Ebola Surges In Congo

July 12th, 2019

42:21

Leaving the White House on Friday morning with Labor Secretary Alex Acosta by his side, President Trump said Acosta would be resigning in one week. …

July 11, 2019: Massive ICE Raids; Awkwafina Stars In 'The Farewell'

July 11th, 2019

42:38

After weeks of delay, there are reports that nationwide ICE raids are set to begin Sunday in at least 10 major cities. NPR's Franco Ordoñez speaks …

July 11, 2019: Storm Expected To Hit Louisiana This Weekend; China's Footprint In Indonesia

July 11th, 2019

42:55

Forecasters are predicting a storm picking up steam in the Gulf of Mexico could arrive in Louisiana this weekend as a hurricane. Meanwhile, parts of …

July 10, 2019: What Makes A Good Peach; DJ Sessions Soulful Sounds

July 10th, 2019

42:29

Republican strategist Matt Mackowiak and Democratic strategist Maria Cardona join Here & Now's Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson to discuss today's …

July 10, 2019: U.S. Women Celebrate World Cup Triumph; China's Role In The Philippines

July 10th, 2019

42:52

The World Cup-winning United States women's soccer team is being honored with a ticker-tape parade in New York on Wednesday. The U.S. defeated the Netherlands on Sunday to capture its second-straight World Cup. Also, as …

July 9, 2019: Affordable Care Act Hearing; Texting Behind The Wheel

July 9th, 2019

43:44

Twenty million Americans could lose health insurance if a federal appeals court rules against the Affordable Care Act. The Obama-era law will get a …

July 9, 2019: Sen. Tim Kaine Calls For Acosta To Resign; Electric Scooters In Paris

July 9th, 2019

42:41

Sen. Tim Kaine joins Here & Now's Robin Young to discuss why he is among the lawmakers calling for Labor Secretary Alex Acosta to resign over his …

July 8, 2019: Captain Cook's Legacy; Canadian Market's Plastic Bags

July 8th, 2019

43:09

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is planning to go ahead with a massive raid this week of undocumented immigrants. NPR's Ron Elving joins us …

July 8, 2019: Gray Area In Abortion Politics; Vietnam's Relationship With U.S. And China

July 8th, 2019

43:00

Hedge fund manager Jeffrey Epstein is being charged with sex trafficking of minors and paying victims to recruit other underage girls. Host Robin …

July 5, 2019: Colorado Invests In Wildfire Response; How To Raise An Organized Child

July 5th, 2019

42:23

Colorado saw its most destructive wildfire season in years in 2018. It's predicted that wildfires in the state will become even more destructive as …

July 5, 2019: National Geographic's 'Apollo: Missions to the Moon;' Census Question Deadline

July 5th, 2019

42:11

The new National Geographic documentary "Apollo: Missions to the Moon" examines the Apollo program using archival footage including NASA film, local …

July 4, 2019: Trump Pushes For Census Citizenship Question; A New Gilded Age In America?

July 4th, 2019

41:03

We get the latest on President Trump's renewed efforts to include a citizenship question on the 2020 census. Also, the U.S. economy entered its 121st month of consecutive growth this week, a historic high that beats out …

July 4, 2019: Protests And Parades In D.C.; Sikh Drivers Changing Face Of U.S. Trucking

July 4th, 2019

42:12

Tanks are on display in Washington, D.C., for the July 4th parade. But protests in opposition to the unusually grand events are also underway. The …

July 3, 2019: Kamala Harris Rises In Polls; Boeing And Airbus Dispute Could Bring Tariffs

July 3rd, 2019

41:48

Sen. Kamala Harris is rising in the polls after her performance at last week's Democratic presidential debate. Democratic strategist Adrienne Elrod …

July 3, 2019: Trump, Tanks And The 4th Of July; New FDA Sunscreen Study

July 3rd, 2019

42:16

The Pentagon is scrambling to to arrange for the military hardware President Trump wants for Thursday's Fourth of July celebration in Washington, …

July 2, 2019: Democrats Decry Border Facility Conditions; Actor Wes Studi Makes Oscar History

July 2nd, 2019

42:22

Rep. Pete Aguilar (D-Calif.) discusses conditions he observed Monday on a visit to two southern border facilities where undocumented migrants are …

July 2, 2019: Trump's July 4th Event; Escalating Violence Against Trans Community

July 2nd, 2019

42:06

Two Army tanks have reportedly arrived in Washington, D.C., where they'll be part of President Trump's "Salute to America" event. But the White House faces criticism over the event's high cost and the potential damage …

July 1, 2019: Trump Visits North Korea; Rio Grande River Survivor

July 1st, 2019

42:36

President Trump made history this weekend when he briefly met with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in the demilitarized zone. NPR's Ayesha Rascoe joins us for the latest on Trump's visit. And, Greisa Martinez swam …

July 1, 2019: Wealthy Americans Call For Wealth Tax; Go-Go And Gentrification In D.C.

July 1st, 2019

41:41

In a recent spate of op-eds, wealthy individuals like Eli Broad, Abigail Disney and others seem to be embracing the idea of a "wealth tax" to fight economic inequity. Also, for many residents of Washington, D.C., the …

June 28, 2019: Recapping Democratic Debate Night 2; Total Solar Eclipse In South America

June 28th, 2019

43:22

Ten more Democratic presidential candidates debated each other Thursday night. Former Vice President Joe Biden was sharply criticized by other …

June 28, 2019: 50 Years After Stonewall; Women's Soccer Puts Spotlight On Gender Inequality

June 28th, 2019

43:30

Friday marks 50 years since the Stonewall riots in New York, which helped spark the LGBTQ rights movement. So where does the movement stand for young people now who identify as LGBTQ? Host Jeremy Hobson speaks with Amit …

June 27, 2019: Looking Ahead After 1st Democratic Debate; Couple Remembers Stonewall Riots

June 27th, 2019

42:39

Ten Democrats took to lecterns Wednesday night, sharply divided on health care, immigration and how to win back the presidency from Donald Trump. The discussion continues with 10 more candidates debating Thursday night. …

June 27, 2019: Supreme Court Hands Down Highly Anticipated Rulings

June 27th, 2019

42:57

In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court has ruled that partisan redistricting is a political question, not reviewable by federal courts and can't judge …

June 26, 2019: Democratic Presidential Debates; Apple Watch Safety Features

June 26th, 2019

43:20

A group of Democratic presidential candidates are set to debate on Wednesday night in the first of two primary debates this week. Republican strategist Alice Stewart and Democratic strategist Bill Press join us to …

June 26, 2019: Democratic Debate Preview; More Grad Schools Go GRE-Optional

June 26th, 2019

43:08

Miami will host the first Democratic presidential primary debate Wednesday night ahead of the 2020 election. We preview the debate with NPR political …

June 25, 2019: Iran Escalates Criticism Of U.S.; Why A 1965 Novel Continues To Resonate

June 25th, 2019

43:15

Iran has sharply criticized new U.S. sanctions targeting the Islamic Republic's supreme leader and other top officials, saying the measures spell an end to diplomacy between the two nations. Also, John Williams' novel …

June 25, 2019: Migrant Children Moved From Detention Center; FedEx Sues Commerce Dept.

June 25th, 2019

43:05

The federal government moved 249 migrant children from a detention center in Clint, Texas, after reports of poor living conditions. Julián Aguilar, a …

June 24, 2019: Trump Vows To Tighten Iran Sanctions; Bioethicist On His Struggle With Opioids

June 24th, 2019

43:19

The Trump administration says it's set to impose more sanctions on Iran Monday. The move comes after the president called off an airstrike in response to Iran downing a U.S. drone. Also, after a motorcycle accident that …

June 24, 2019: Supreme Court Decisions; 2020 Candidate Michael Bennet On His Campaign

June 24th, 2019

42:32

We learn more about Supreme Court decisions coming down Monday. Also, Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet of Colorado says he's running for president on a …

June 21, 2019: GOP Sen. John Kennedy On Iran; Life As A Cirque Du Soleil Performer

June 21st, 2019

42:11

President Trump said he called off an airstrike on Iran Thursday after Iran shot down a U.S. drone. Republican Sen. John Kennedy joins Here & …

June 21, 2019: Trump Calls Off Iran Strike; Class Of 2019 Speaks Out On Climate Change

June 21st, 2019

43:00

NPR White House reporter Ayesha Rascoe and Fox News senior Capitol Hill producer Chad Pergram join Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson and Lisa Mullins to …

June 20, 2019: GOP Rep. On Iran; Study Finds Pot Use Doubled Among Pregnant Women

June 20th, 2019

42:02

Iran's Revolutionary Guard says it shot down a U.S. drone in Iranian airspace. The U.S. says the drone was actually in international airspace. Host …

June 20, 2019: Iran Shoots Down U.S. Drone; Actor Tony Hale Talks 'Toy Story 4'

June 20th, 2019

41:56

We get the latest on Iran-U.S. tensions from NPR international correspondent David Welna, following Iran's Revolutionary Guard saying it shot down an …

June 19, 2019: 'We Live In Cairo' Musical; Boeing Bounces Back

June 19th, 2019

42:21

Inspired by a single photograph of Egyptian activists poring over a computer screen above Tahrir Square during the 2011 riots, brothers Patrick and Daniel Lazour created the musical stage drama "We Live In Cairo." Here …

June 19, 2019: Andrew Yang On His 2020 Campaign; Flag Controversy In North Carolina

June 19th, 2019

42:21

As we continue our series of conversations with 2020 presidential candidates, Democrat Andrew Yang tells Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson that America …

June 18, 2019: Flying In A Farmer's Biplane; Why Do Systems Fail?

June 18th, 2019

42:34

A federal court in Ohio extended the deadline for state legislators there to redraw its congressional maps. Ohio Statehouse News Bureau Chief Karen Kasler joins host Robin Young to discuss the redistricting fight in the …

June 18, 2019: Rep. Schiff On Iran; Effects Of Vaping On Cardiovascular Health

June 18th, 2019

41:59

President Trump is ordering an additional 1,000 troops to the Middle East, after Iran announced on Monday that it would soon defy the 2015 nuclear …

June 17, 2019: Chinese State TV Host On Trade War; Ethiopian Prime Minister Profile

June 17th, 2019

42:25

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross says Trump would be "perfectly happy" raising tariffs on more Chinese goods if the two countries can't strike a trade …

June 14, 2019: Bill Gates On Tech And Privacy; Trump Blames Iran For Tanker Attack

June 14th, 2019

42:36

President Trump said on Friday that Iran carried out the attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. Here & Now security analyst Jim Walsh of …

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