Here & Now

Weekdays 1:00 - 2:00pm on KCLU FM, 10:00 am - 11:00 am on AM 1340


For one energetic hour each weekday, Here & Now 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.

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 - Hour 2

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Stories from this broadcast: Millions Of Cars Recalled For Possible Exploding Air Bag; Are Airlines Doing Enough To Protect Cleaning Staff From Ebola?; China’s Economic Growth Falters; Politicians And Populace Face Off In Hong Kong; ‘Pee-Wee’s Playhouse’ Is Out On Blu-Ray; The Case For A U.S. Surgeon General During Ebola Outbreak; DJ Sessions: Vivaldi To Scarlatti

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 - Hour 1

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Stories from this broadcast: A Closer Look At Governor’s Races In Kansas, Colorado, Connecticut; Louisiana Gov. Issues Executive Order To Better Protect Rape Survivors; Critical Care Nurse Writes Open Letter To Ebola Nurse; An E-Reader That ‘Beats Hardcovers’?; Jill Abramson Announces Plans For News Startup; Jim Gaffigan’s Love Affair With Food

Monday, October 20th, 2014 - Hour 2

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Stories from this broadcast: Week In Politics: Midterm Elections Approach, Texas Voter ID Law Stands; Heroin Use On The Rise In North Carolina; Holiday Retail Sales Projected To Be High; HGTV Is A Hit With Affluent Women Viewers; Alternate Routes: Lasting Impressions From The Road; Comet Narrowly Passes Mars, NASA Orbiters

Monday, October 20th, 2014 - Hour 1

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Stories from this broadcast: Airline Expert: U.S. Should Enact Ebola-Related Travel Ban; College Campuses Work To Reduce Their Carbon Footprints; Who’s Next In Allowing Same-Sex Marriages; Spending On 2014 Campaign Ads On Track To Exceed $1 Billion; In Kansas City, It’s A Generational Thing; Mario Batali Goes Farm To Table

Friday, October 17th, 2014 - Hour 2

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Stories from this broadcast: Putin Stands Defiant Despite Falling Oil Prices; The Economic Impact Of Ebola; Is The Bay Area Safer 25 Years After The Loma Prieta Quake?; Bermuda Resident Says She Is Not Fazed By Hurricane Gonzalo; Senate Tracker: South Dakota No Longer A Shoo-in For Republicans; Colorado Considers Another ‘Personhood’ Amendment; Phillip Morris May Enter E-Cigarette Market

Friday, October 17th, 2014 - Hour 1

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Stories from this broadcast: Obama Names Ron Klain Ebola ‘Czar’; USAID: Challenges And Small Victories In Liberia; Toll Lanes: Coming Soon To Almost Every Major City In Florida; Creating Safe Drivers? There’s An App For That; DJ Sessions: From Thom York To Derevolutions

Thursday, October 16th, 2014 - Hour 2

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Stories from this broadcast: Larry Summers: Worry About Deflation Not Inflation; ‘Fangate’ Nearly Derails Florida Governor Debate; ‘Alternate Routes’: Tradition And Change In Utah; CBS And HBO To Offer Stand Alone Online Streaming Services; Cleveland Closes Schools Over Ebola Fears; How Rational Are Our Fears Of Ebola?; Kathy Gunst Thinks Fall Greens

Thursday, October 16th, 2014 - Hour 1

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Stories from this broadcast: CDC Director Faces Tough Questions At Ebola Hearing; Capturing The ‘Humans Of New York,’ And The World; Kansas City Moves Onto World Series; The Best And Worst Of The 2014 Midterm Political Ads; ‘The Wonder Years,’ Finally Out On DVD

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 - Hour 2

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Stories from this broadcast: Hospital Worker Diagnosed With Ebola Traveled On Plane; Snyderman's Soup: The Media's Coverage of Ebola; What’s Behind Falling Stock Prices?; ‘Hidden’ Hotel Fees Set Record This Year; Whole Foods To Roll Out Sustainability Ratings; Wisconsin Utilities Trying To Manage Solar Energy Industry; A Roadtrip To See Baby Animals; ‘Only A Game’ Host Talks About Sports With Poetry

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 - Hour 1

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Stories from this broadcast: Texas Reacts To Court Decisions On Voter ID, Abortion; Atul Gawande’s Prescription For A Better Way To Die; Anger In Hong Kong As Police Use More Force; Rebuilding Liberia’s Devastated Health System; Political Wrap Up: Democrats Focus Energy On Most Likely Wins; Teaching An Old Mule New Tricks

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 - Hour 2

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Stories from this broadcast: Ebola Transmission Raises Questions About Hospital Protocol; Early Intervention For Toddlers With Autism Showing Signs Of Success; An End to Flight Restrictions In Dallas; Stemming The Flow Of Central American Child Migrants; E.O. Wilson On ‘The Meaning Of Human Existence’

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 - Hour 1

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Stories from this broadcast: Oil Prices Plummet Amid Global Unease; Spanish Government Faces Protests, Criticism Over Ebola Response; Surveys Show Millennials Are Not A Patriotic Bunch; Tesla Unveils Latest Electric Model, Wall Street Not Impressed; Michigan High School Cancels Football Season Due To Injuries; First And Only Debate In Kentucky Senate Race; Simon Rich Takes On Solipsism In ‘Spoiled Brats’

Monday, October 13th, 2014 - Hour 2

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Stories from this broadcast: U.S. Nurses Say Hospitals Not Well Prepared To Deal With Ebola; Unions Pouring Money Into Tight Wisconsin Governor’s Race; Atheist Delivers Invocation At Alabama City Council Meeting; French Economist Wins Nobel Prize; A New Face To Watch Out For; Bodies Get Picked Clean By Vultures In The Name Of Science

Monday, October 13th, 2014 - Hour 1

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Stories from this broadcast: The Politics Of Covering Ebola In Liberia; Wells Have Run Dry In One Central California Community; Helping the Mountain Lions Cross the Road; District Profile: Fight For Southern Arizona Seat Is 2012 Rematch; Short Stories Exploring The Jewish Experience

Friday, October 10th, 2014 - Hour 2

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Stories from this broadcast: Giroir: ‘We’re Behind the Curve’ In Ebola Drug Development; Afghan Officers Await Deportation Trials; New Hong Kong Protests As Officials Cancel Negotiations; Is North Korea’s Ruler Missing In Action?; Washington Post App: Reversing the Paper's Problems?; District Profile: A Cast Of Characters In Louisiana’s Sixth; On Stage: Festival Seeks To Pass The Torch In Tango

Friday, October 10th, 2014 - Hour 1

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Stories from this broadcast: Malala Yousafzai, Kailash Satyarthi Share Nobel Peace Prize; From ‘The Girl Who Was Shot’ To Nobel Laureate; Catholic Church Leaders Debate Positions On Family; The World Series And More In The World Of Sports; ‘Drawing the Drawdown’: Sketching The War In Afghanistan; Turning a Rural Town Into A Living Museum

Thursday, October 9th, 2014 - Hour 2

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Stories from this broadcast: Turkey Faces Critical Choice As ISIS Fights On Border; Little Havana’s Changing Voter Profile; European Finance Leaders Meet In Washington; A Train Project Could Be Third Rail In Florida Race; The Mysterious Process of Awarding Science Nobels; Impressions After A Week On The Road

Thursday, October 9th, 2014 - Hour 1

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Stories from this broadcast: Another Officer Involved Shooting Sparks Protests In St. Louis; How Are US Hospitals Preparing For The Possibility Of Ebola?; Florida Governor’s Race Is A Toss-Up; Biometrics For A Better Gaming Experience; In Politics, Florida's Division Represents National Turmoil; Poems Inspired By Two Letter Words; French Novelist Wins Nobel Prize In Literature

Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 - Hour 2

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Stories from this broadcast: U.S. Life Expectancy At An All Time High; Outsourcing, Obama Legacy Ignite Georgia Senate Debate; How Is Corporate America Doing?; A Snapshot Of Monrovia As Ebola Takes Its Toll; A Witness To History In Atlanta

Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 - Hour 1

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Stories from this broadcast: Feisty Debate Heats Up Georgia Senate Race; Syrian Town Of Kobani In Danger Of Falling To ISIS; Dallas Ebola Patient Dies; ‘If You Can’t Beat ‘Em, Eat ‘Em’; Spanish Dog Raises Questions About Ebola And Animals; In Hot Political Season, Georgia Unemployment Inches Higher; Carl Hiaasen Writes A ‘Skink’ Book For Teens