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Live On World Cafe: Our Favorite Performances Of 2017

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 14:00:15 -0500

We've assembled two full hours of World Cafe moments from the past year that made us go "whoa."

Binging On TV This Thanksgiving Weekend? Here's What To Watch

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 13:40:00 -0500

With so many options these days, it can be tough to choose what to watch while you graze on leftovers.

Anti-Smoking Ads, Funded By Big Tobacco, To Air

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 13:33:00 -0500

Thanks to a court order, commercials and print ads touting the negative effects of smoking — and paid for by three major tobacco companies — begin running on Sunday.

Loudon Wainwright III Opens Up About The 'Exes & Excess' That Inform His Music

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 13:31:00 -0500

Wainwright details his life as a husband, father, son, philanderer and musician in the memoir Liner Notes. Originally broadcast Sept. 6, 2017.

In Vermont, How One Small Family Dairy Farm Has Stayed Afloat

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 13:25:00 -0500

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.

Not Quite Stuffed? 4 Recipes To Give Thanksgiving Leftovers New Life

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 13:20:00 -0500

From turkey pot pie to a salad made with leftover roasted vegetables, resident chef Kathy Gunst shares ideas for making the most of what's left in your fridge.

Social Media Buzz: Joe Barton Nude Selfie, President Trump Feuds With LaVar Ball And More

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 13:12:00 -0500

Here & Now's Peter O'Dowd gets the latest on what's trending on social media from Femi Oke of Al Jazeera English.

Hope Fades For Missing Argentine Submarine Crew

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 13:06:00 -0500

The search continues for the 44 crew members on a submarine from Argentina's Navy that has been missing since Nov. 15.

Could Universal Basic Income Catch On In The U.S.?

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 12:52:00 -0500

As fears about automation killing jobs increase, some in the tech world — and elsewhere — say the solution is universal basic income.

A Beautiful And Wild Winter Day In The Adirondacks

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 12:48:00 -0500

North Country Public Radio's Brian Mann trekked over sun-swept snow and crackling ice to the summit of Noonmark Mountain in New York's Adirondack Park.

The History Of Sexual Harassment At Work

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 12:40:00 -0500

As the list of men accused of harassment and misconduct grows, historians Ed Ayers and Nathan Connolly say the U.S. hasn't seen such a moment before.

Black Friday Marks Important Moment For Toys R Us

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 12:33:00 -0500

The retailer is hoping for a fruitful holiday shopping season after filing for bankruptcy earlier this year.

'Shakshuka,' 'Burner' And 'MacGuffin' Are Among This Year's American Heritage Dictionary Additions

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 12:20:00 -0500

Steve Kleinedler, executive editor of the American Heritage Dictionaries, joins Here & Now's Peter O'Dowd to go through some of the new words.

After Harvey, Texans With HIV Cope With Destroyed Homes And Medication Loss

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 12:11:00 -0500

Months after Hurricane Harvey unleashed some 60 inches of rain on Houston, many in Texas are still trying to recover.

Ellyn Rucker On Piano Jazz

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 12:00:15 -0500

On this 1993 episode, the versatile vocalist and pianist joins host Marian McPartland to play the title song from her album This Heart Of Mine.