Here & Now
Here & Now

A live production of NPR and WBUR Boston, in collaboration with stations across the country, Here & Now reflects the fluid world of news as it's happening in the middle of the day, with timely, in-depth news, interviews and conversation. Hosted by Robin Young, Jeremy Hobson and Tonya Mosley.

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42 min

Trump Floats Entitlement Cuts; Wetlands Protection Rollbacks

Trump floated possible budget cuts to social programs in an interview at the World Economic Forum in Davos this week. NPR's Jim Zarroli discusses the implications of those statements and what cuts to benefit programs, including Social Security, would mean. And, the Trump administration is rolling back federal protections for the nation's waterways, which could have a huge impact on more than half of the nation's wetlands.
43 min

Inside A U.S. Clothing Factory; Protests Against American Troops In Iraq

More than 95% of all American apparel is made overseas before it is sold in the U.S. As consumers demand more accountability, that number is starting to slowly change. But making clothes in America is still hard work. We go inside a Massachusetts factory to see how it's done. Also, thousands rallied in Iraq Friday to demand that U.S. troops leave the country. We get the latest from NPR's Jane Arraf in Baghdad.
41 min

Election Security Ahead Of 2020; New Hampshire Primary Poll

Election security experts say a wider range of aggressors could interfere in the 2020 election. NPR election security editor Phil Ewing joins us to discuss how federal and state governments are working to combat election interference. And, a new poll shows Bernie Sanders peaking ahead of the New Hampshire primary. WBUR's Anthony Brooks reports.
43 min

Vietnam War Movie 'The Last Full Measure'; Primaries Primer

The new film "The Last Full Measure" tells the story of the effort to upgrade the posthumous honors awarded to U.S. Air Force pararescue medic William Pitsenbarger to the Congressional Medal of Honor. Also, you may have questions about how preliminary elections work. What's the difference between primaries and caucuses? What's Super Tuesday? We discuss.
42 min

Counting Calories To Lose Weight; Coronavirus Impacts Airlines

What if we've got it all wrong, and counting calories is not the way to lose weight? That could be the case and according to one Economist writer, "it's time to bury the world's most misleading measure." Also, as the number of deaths from the coronavirus in China rises to 17, the new outbreak is impacting airline travel.
43 min

Watching The Impeachment Trial In Person; Fish Recipes For Winter

Members of the public can watch the impeachment trial of President Trump in person if they are able to get tickets from their senator. Host Robin Young talks to Mary Finn and Aidan Hollinger-Miles, who received tickets to watch the first day of the trial from the office of Oregon Democratic Sen. Jeff Merkley. Also, chef Kathy Gunst shares three fish dishes that use smoked, frozen and canned fish.
42 min

Social Mobility Better In Canada; Media Access To Impeachment Trial

The World Economic Forum published a new report on social mobility that ranks countries on how easy it is for a person born to a poor family to reach the middle class. Also, the media is pushing back against restrictions on covering the Senate impeachment trial. What does limited access for reporters mean for the public? We talk to NPR media correspondent David Folkenflik.
42 min

2020 Census Starts In Remote Alaskan Villages; VA Smoking Ban

The 2020 U.S. census officially starts Tuesday in the remote villages of Alaska. NPR's census reporter, Hansi Lo Wang, is there and speaks with Robin Young about the day's events. Also, the recent smoking ban at all Veteran Administration medical facilities has been lauded for creating a healthier environment for veterans and federal employees. But the new smoke-free policy has been difficult for some veterans and staff, Stephanie Colombini of WUSF reports for the American Homefront Project.
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