While he's probably best known for his novel "Deliverance," James Dickey is regarded as one of the finest poets of his generation. We speak with his journalist son Christopher Dickey.
Here & Now's Robin Young recently sat down with Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg and a sold-out crowd to talk about Sandberg's controversial new book, "Lean In."
The last 15 years have seen a "sea change" in how the average American thinks about transgender people.
Thinking about having a baby? Financial experts say you should also be thinking about health care, life insurance and college.
Bud Light said it with beer cans and Martha Stewart with red velvet cake, as companies and celebrities joined millions of social media users in posting an equals sign in...
A sheriff in the "spring break capital of the world," Panama Beach City, has come up with a novel way to handle the influx of students who may not be...
Legal scholar Emily Bazelon says the two gay marriage cases being heard this week make it "one blockbuster of a history-making year" for the U.S. Supreme Court.
Issues of child custody, property and finances are fraught in many divorces - gay or straight. But same-sex divorces can be particularly challenging due to various legal issues.
The eloquent majority opinion allowing gay marriage, written by Margaret Marshall, chief justice of Massachusetts' highest court, has turned into a popular reading at weddings.
What happens to the 250,000 wedding ceremonies that get canceled every year? A new online business aims to match up canceled weddings with couples looking for a good deal.
A new study finds that people who delay retirement by working just one more year would increase their retirement income by nine percent.
In a surprise turnaround, Republican Sen. Rob Portman of Ohio, a longtime opponent of same-sex marriage, now says he supports it after his son, Will, came out as gay.
Here & Now's Alex Ashlock tells the story of coach Frank McGuire's 1970 South Carolina team that featured John Roche and Bobby Cremins, and lost in the ACC tournament when...
The U.S. Postal Service has been putting some historically and architecturally significant post offices up for sale. One is the Berkeley Main Post Office, where residents have been protesting.
Facebook adamantly denies it, but many people believe New York Times columnist Nick Bilton's theory that Facebook is limiting the exposure of posts that users don't pay to promote.
The film "How to Survive a Plague," directed by David France, shows how the AIDS crisis mobilized the gay community in the 1980s, to fight for drugs to treat the...
In a book subtitled "Defeating The Culture Of Bullying And Rediscovering The Power And Character Of Empathy," Emily Bazelon says you must understand bullying to deal with it.
Food writer Mark Bittman says the Mediterranean diet is not the only way to eat well. "Whole minimally processed foods of almost any type can be included in a sound...
Pope Benedict XVI's successor will have to address a number of problems, including the ongoing sex abuse scandal, the shortage of priests and the clash with American nuns.
Dozens of American companies are submitting a joint brief to the U.S. Supreme Court today, arguing that laws banning same-sex marriage put them at a competitive disadvantage.