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Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson looks at stories trending on social media with Femi Oke of Al Jazeera English.
Kumail Nanjiani and Emily Gordon ("The Big Sick") tell the story of how a mother's cooking comes between a husband and wife.
Willem Dafoe ("The Florida Project") reads Bruce Eric Kaplan's essay, about waiting for a hilarious secret to be revealed.
Host Meghna Chakrabarti talks about what might happen to Sen. Stan Rosenberg after new allegations this week about his husband's involvement in government affairs. And we talk about the Allston...
After Senator Bob Menendez's bribery case is dismissed, we'll ask if it it's now impossible to prosecute politicians for corruption.
Ai-Jen Poo, executive director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance, discusses recent demonstrations marking the first anniversary of the Women's March on Washington.
Republican Majority Leader Mitch McConnell promised Democrats an open debate on immigration in exchange for an end to the three-day shutdown.
Richard Jenkins ("The Shape of Water") reads John Gfroerer's essay about going to the gym to cope with loss.
A new book argues that the key driver of American failure is not ideological so much as generational.
Lois Smith ("Marjorie Prime," "Lady Bird") reads an essay about passion in the golden years.
If you still have power, and you've finished shoveling off the sidewalks, today's a great day to catch-up on some old and new TV shows and movies.
Margarita Levieva ("The Deuce") reads Kristine Lloyd's essay, about making a New Year's resolution to attend a cuddle party.
At least a dozen people were killed in the fire late Thursday, the deadliest in New York City in more than 25 years.
A New Year's sampling of food for thought about weight loss and how very hard it is -- and what we now know about the difficulty.
Greta Gerwig ("Lady Bird") reads Julia Anne Miller's essay, about sharing an unusual cab ride in New York City.
Many people who have worked in kitchens say the industry's problem goes far beyond its celebrities.
Julie Klausner tells the story of dating an "indie rock dreamboat" -- who she sees as a bit of a man-child. Sasheer Zamata ("United States of Music," "Pizza Mind") reads...
Authorities in Guatemala have an arrest warrant for Juan Alecio Samayoa Cabrera, who had been living in Providence. He's now in immigration detention in Massachusetts.
Tom Ashbrook has been placed on leave after WBUR and BU received allegations against Tom.