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In recent years, new infections have tripled among people in their 20s. Health officials call it a side effect of the opioid epidemic.
Cyntoia Brown has been incarcerated since 2004 after getting a life sentence for killing a man she says hired her for sex when she was 16.
A Navy captain from Randolph will be heading to the International Space Station soon.
To thank Boston for its help after a deadly explosion in Halifax, Nova Scotia 100 years ago, the Canadian province has sent a Christmas tree every year for about half...
New data in Massachusetts shows that people who use heroin or fentanyl and overdose are up to 30 times more likely to die if they're homeless.
Whether you were his colleague or his customer, you were a friend of Jay Marsden -- a train conductor who loved life.
Author Lisa Napoli tells Joan Kroc's story in "Ray & Joan: The Man Who Made the McDonald's Fortune and the Woman Who Gave it All Away."
CBS News' Jill Schlesinger discusses where to give, how to give and what you can put on your tax forms.
Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson talks with filmmakers Brent and Craig Renaud about how a potent form of meth and a lack of economic opportunity are devastating one community.
Marblehead, Massachusetts, honored the 36-year-old runner for her tremendous career, and her historic win earlier this month.
How can we cultivate an authentic pleasure in giving rather than just getting?
For Vermont dairy farmers, making a living is increasingly difficult. In the 1980s, there were more than 3,000 daily farms in the state. Today, just about 800.
Steve Kleinedler, executive editor of the American Heritage Dictionaries, joins Here & Now's Peter O'Dowd to go through some of the new words.
For so many of us, Thanksgiving is a time for family, and a return home -- in whatever form home can take. So this hour, we bring you some of...
A medical diagnosis has 44-year-old Bob Charland preparing for the end. As he waits, though, he's discovering new ways to make a difference.
Since the middle of the last century more than 90 percent of Isle de Jean Charles has dissolved into the southern Louisiana bayou.
Revisiting host Robin Young's pilgrimage with her late uncle to see the migrating snow geese in Vermont has become a Thanksgiving tradition at Here & Now.
While many families reunite around the dinner table to celebrate the holiday, thousands of American soldiers serving overseas are away from their loved ones.
With the Thanksgiving holiday upon us, we thought we'd bring you a story about a character in Maine named Gardner Waldeier.
Christmas was out, writes Judy Bolton-Fasman. The Fourth of July baffled my people, on their third exile. But Thanksgiving was based on two groups who understood nothing about one another....