October 16, 2017: Hour 1

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In hour one of Here & Now's Oct. 16, 2017 full broadcast, the BBC's Anne Soy shares the latest on the truck bombing in Somalia's capital that killed more than 300 people and injured hundreds more. Also, fires in Northern California have hit Napa's wine country hard. But they've also raged during harvest time for another cash crop: marijuana. And The Atlantic's Derek Thompson takes us inside Google X, a moonshot laboratory where minds come together to find innovative solutions to the world's major problems. You can read and hear more at, follow us on Twitter and join the conversation on Facebook and Tumblr.

This program aired on October 16, 2017.


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