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.

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015 - Hour 2

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Stories from this broadcast: Arkansas Governor Urges Changes To Religious Objection Bill; Reversible Abortions? Doctors Question Arizona Law; China's New Development Bank, And What It Means For The U.S.; The Trouble With Truffles; God Is Everywhere, At Least On TV; Airport Codes: Three Letters And A Few Unsolved Mysteries; More Than A Garnish: 6 Great Parsley Recipes

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015 - Hour 1

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Stories from this broadcast: From Bad To Worse: California's Snowpack Drops To Historic Low; Marathon Bombing Trial Heads for Closing Arguments; 'Becoming Steve Jobs' Attempts To Dispel Myths, Chart An Evolution; Under Pressure, Wal-Mart Urges Suppliers To Cut Costs; Nigeria's Peaceful Handover Of Power Is 'Huge'; What Amazon's New 'Dash Button' Means For Shoppers; Study: Time With Mom More Important In Adolescence Than Younger Years

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015 - Hour 2

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Stories from this broadcast: Indiana Governor Wants Changes To Religious Freedom Law; Unsolved Murders Haunt Cleveland Family; Is The News Losing Its Appeal?; Jay Z Reveals Plan For Streaming Service Tidal; U.S. Promises To Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions By 28 Percent; Buhari's Campaign: Nigeria's President Concedes Defeat; IBM Bets $3 Billion On 'Internet Of Things'

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015 - Hour 1

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Stories from this broadcast: Who's Friends With Whom In The Middle East?; U.S. Tennis Association CEO Hopes To Spread Love Of Game; In Boston, Runners Endure 'Worst Winter' For Marathon Training; McDonald's To Try Out All-Day Breakfast; DJ Sessions: Beyond Kendrick Lamar; Startup Gives New Incentive To Use Solar Energy

Monday, March 30th, 2015 - Hour 2

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Stories from this broadcast: Indiana Says New Law Does Not Discriminate Against LGBT Community; New CDC Anti-Smoking Ad Features E-Cig User; Sen. Warren: Not Interested In Reid's Job And Still Not Running For President; GNC Agrees To New Testing Of Supplements; 'Twenty Feet From Stardom's' Lisa Fischer Returns Center Stage; Hi-Tech Now An Essential Tool On Southwest Farms

Monday, March 30th, 2015 - Hour 1

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Stories from this broadcast: As Deadline Looms, A Look At The Sticking Points In Iran Nuclear Talks; Is Schumer A Shoo-In For Senate Leadership?; Unveiling The Pain Of Secondary Trauma Victims; Trevor Noah To Take Over 'Daily Show'; Buzz Over New Scientology Documentary; Prosecution Rests, Defense Set To Begin In Boston Bombing Trial; New Kidney Donation Guidelines Begin To Pay Off; Silicon Valley Reacts To Ellen Pao Gender Discrimination Verdict

Friday, March 27th, 2015 - Hour 2

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Stories from this broadcast: What We Know About The Germanwings Co-Pilot; In Boston Marathon Bombing Trial, Prosecution Close To Wrapping Up; Birkenstock Design Has Staying Power; George Carlin Honored In National Portrait Gallery; Oil Prices Jump After Saudi Strikes In Yemen; Using Poetry To Expose The Power Of Money, Class And Gender; Plan To Save Astrodome Tops $240 Million

Friday, March 27th, 2015 - Hour 1

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Stories from this broadcast: 2 People Unaccounted For In NYC Blast; The Day Before Elections, Nigeria Claims A Military Victory Over Boko Haram; Yale Is Starting A VHS Archive And It's Full Of Horror Movies; IRS Cuts Can Make Filing Difficult; Harry Reid Stepping Down, Ted Cruz Stepping Up; Are We Winning The 'War On Cancer'?

Thursday, March 26th, 2015 - Hour 2

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Stories from this broadcast: What We Know – And Don't Yet Know – About The Germanwings Crash; 5 Years In, How's It Going With The Affordable Care Act?; Tornado Hits Oklahoma On Anniversary Of Historic 1948 Forecast; Will Saturday's Election Change Anything In Nigeria?; Noah Baumbach On Middle Age And 'While We're Young'; WWII Veterans Return 'Good Luck Flags' To Japanese

Thursday, March 26th, 2015 - Hour 1

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Stories from this broadcast: Co-Pilot 'Intentionally' Brought Down Germanwings Plane; Bowe Bergdahl's Hometown Quiet After Desertion Charges; Can Kentucky Do It?; How March Became Mad; Census: Florida Nets Biggest Population Gains; Southern Indiana County Experiencing HIV Outbreak; Key West Honors Its Other Famous Writer; The U.S. Dollar Is Strong. But That's Not Necessarily A Good Thing.

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015 - Hour 2

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Stories from this broadcast: Indiana Governor To Sign Controversial 'Religious Freedom' Bill; Kraft And Heinz To Merge, Bringing Together Prominent American Brands; From The Battle Field To The Farm Field; Manatee Count Is Up And How Dogs Helped Take Neanderthals Down; U.S. Universities Accept Record Number of Foreign Students; Giving Up The Concert Stage To Teach; A Crisis In Slow Motion: California Enters Fourth Year Of Drought

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015 - Hour 1

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Stories from this broadcast: Talks Set To Resume On Iran's Nuclear Program; Concerns About Nuclear Weapons Go Beyond Iran; The College You Go To May Not Matter As Much As You Think; DJ Sessions: Opera Greats Past And Present; With New App, StoryCorps Hopes To 'Collect The Wisdom Of Humanity'

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015 - Hour 2

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Stories from this broadcast: French Official: No Survivors In Alps Plane Crash; Researchers Say Global Warming Is Slowing Ocean Currents; Angelina Jolie Goes Public With Second Preventive Cancer Surgery; Retired Detroit Firefighters Battle Cancer And Medicals Bills; Americans' Love Of Diet Soda Fizzing Out; Britain's 'Greatest Complainer' Doesn't Get Mad, He Gets Even; James Corden Is The New Face of 'The Late Late Show'

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015 - Hour 1

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Stories from this broadcast: Afghan President Meets With President Obama; Proposed Natural Gas Liquids Pipeline In Kentucky Raises Concerns; Flushable Wipes Wiping Out Sewer Systems; Supreme Court To Hear Case On Power Plant Emission Standards; Astorphysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson Joins Late Night Lineup; Meerkat — Not The Furry Animal — Is The Latest Social Media Obsession

Monday, March 23rd, 2015 - Hour 2

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Stories from this broadcast: Ted Cruz Officially Announces Presidential Candidacy; Interweaving Family History With Healthy Soul Food; China's Top Weather Official Warns Of Climate Change Risks; Redesigned PSAT Shifts Preparation Efforts For High School Students; U.S. Skaters Aim For Gold At Worlds

Monday, March 23rd, 2015 - Hour 1

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Stories from this broadcast: Yemen On The Edge Of Civil War; Some Say They're Left Behind By Detroit's Comeback; Curtain Closes On 'Kroll Show'; News On Social Media: From Otis Byrd To Malaysia Sedition Charges; Surge In Tax Fraud Prompts Discussion Of Prevention Measures; Millennials Are Avid, 'Accidental' News Consumers

Friday, March 20th, 2015 - Hour 2

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Stories from this broadcast: Investigation Ongoing Into Black Man Found Hanging In Mississippi; The Week In 2016 Politics; Local Sports Become Lucrative Market; From Texas, A Supreme Court Case For Confederate Flag License Plates

Friday, March 20th, 2015 - Hour 1

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Stories from this broadcast: Fresh Off His Victory, Netanyahu Softens Comments On Two-State Solution; First Anniversary Of Deadly Washington Landslide Approaches; Back 'Into the Woods'; 'News Dissector' Danny Schechter Dies; Home Values Rise As Borrowers Sink Deeper; 15 Frustrated Students Launch The Country's First Student Debt Strike; The Long Reach Of The Snowmobile

Thursday, March 19th, 2015 - Hour 2

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Stories from this broadcast: California Community In Danger Of Running Out Of Water; Could A Cross-Country Pipeline Solve The West's Water Shortage?; After Tough Winter, Economists Look For Economic Spring; In Los Angeles, Surfing Catches On As The Newest Way To Network; Protests Breakout At University of Virginia After Violent Arrest; DJ Sessions: Sam Cooke Fans – Listen Up; 2,000 Snow Geese Die In Idaho

Thursday, March 19th, 2015 - Hour 1

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Stories from this broadcast: Taking Islam Out Of The Islamic State; 'Understanding Black Youth': Its Cultural Vibrancy And Its Challenges; March Madness Underway; Theater Group Challenges Audiences To Think (and Laugh) About Race; Authorities Revoke Blue Shield Of California's Tax-exempt Status