Accelerating the pace of engineering and science.
In the aftermath of the October fires, Jennifer Petruska has devoted much of her time to finding lost cats — going out nightly with a group of volunteers.
Classical music columnist Fran Hoepfner discusses the impact of French composer Georges Bizet and his work, including the youthful "Symphony in C" he wrote at the age of 17.
"I think there's still a 70, 80 percent chance that diplomacy can work this thing out," retired Navy Adm. James Stavridis tells Here & Now's Meghna Chakrabarti.
"It's a disease that is twice as common as multiple sclerosis and on average can be more debilitating, and yet we get no research funding and no access to medical...
Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with Perel, a couples therapist and author, about her new book "The State of Affairs: Rethinking Infidelity."
"People have to be coached to do this," author Andrea Pitzer says. "This is not something that arises sort of independently out of nowhere."
Spices and artisanal vinegar were two of this year's leading food trends, resident chef Kathy Gunst says.
Push notifications from The New York Times, The Washington Post and even Facebook took center stage on many smartphones across the country.
Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson talks with Bernard Haykel, professor of Near Eastern studies at Princeton University, about the Saudi crown prince.
Winter break is when many high school seniors are rushing to finish their college applications.
The Atlantic's Derek Thompson weighs in on trends that emerged in the economy, technology, retail and elsewhere this year.
Kelly plays headstrong English governess Anna in the touring production of the classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical.
A restaurant called Pujol in Mexico City is arguably the country's best. The man behind it all is chef Enrique Olvera.
Tim O'Connor of the National Christmas Tree Association tells Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson about common ways of disposing of your tree.
Andrew Enos traveled to Texas and Florida to help hurricane survivors, then on to Northern California to help victims of the October wildfires.
Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson and DJ Mike Haile listen to some of their favorite Christmas songs, from Darlene Love to Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass.
NPR media correspondent David Folkenflik discusses the year that was in the world of media with Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson.
The new film tells the story of The Washington Post's decision to publish the Pentagon Papers in 1971, despite strong opposition from the Nixon administration.
The death toll from the 1918 flu pandemic surpassed all the military deaths in the two world wars.
Former world chess champion Garry Kasparov joins Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson to discuss the first year of the Trump presidency.