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One By One, Companies Cut Ties With NRA

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 15:24:00 -0500

Advocates for stricter gun laws have coalesced under the hashtag #boycottNRA and several companies appear to have heeded the call a little more than a week after the Parkland, Fla., school shooting.



Heavy Rotation: The Songs Public Radio Can't Stop Playing

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 14:58:44 -0500

This month's playlist includes a new track from an Austin up-and-comer, a song about white privilege from Tune-Yards and jazz instrumental cover of Amy Winehouse.



Despite Frigid Weather, The Snow In Pyeongchang Is Fake

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 14:48:33 -0500

Between 90 and 98 percent of the snow at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games is man-made, says Joe VanderKelen, president of the Michigan-based company that is supplying the snow machines.



'Coco' Filmmakers Explore The 'Connection To Loved Ones Past'

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 14:39:27 -0500

Co-writers and co-directors Lee Unkrich and Adrian Molina spent six years creating their Oscar-nominated animated film about the Day of the Dead. Originally broadcast Jan. 10, 2018.



'Blue Planet II' Celebrates The Beauty Of Nature Across The Globe

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 14:39:27 -0500

Scientists and filmmakers capture images in unprecedented, truly breathtaking ways in the BBC nature documentary series. Critic David Bianculli calls Blue Planet II a "dazzling piece of television."



Christian Scott: Building Bridges Across Cultures

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 14:18:00 -0500

We join Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah for a performance at the New Orleans Jazz Market drawn from The Centennial Trilogy — and explore his work as a bridge-builder, an ambassador and an avatar.



President Trump Meets With Australian Prime Minister, Takes Questions

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 14:01:00 -0500

The president discussed trade and security issues with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull.



Tea, Honey And Lemon: Does This Classic Trifecta Actually Help A Sore Throat?

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 13:58:36 -0500

The time-honored elixir gets mixed reviews from doctors and, depending on factors such as caffeine or acids, might even make symptoms worse. Another complication: The scientific research is murky.



New Attention Focused On Federal Prosecutor's Unsolved 2001 Murder

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 13:52:00 -0500

Here & Now's Meghna Chakrabarti speaks with Jeffrey Toobin, staff writer for The New Yorker and legal analyst for CNN, who says the case "haunts him."



Japanese-Americans Remember Internment

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 13:45:00 -0500

In February 1942, President Franklin Roosevelt signed an executive order that allowed the government to imprison Americans of Japanese descent.



Bahamas On World Cafe

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 13:44:27 -0500

Afie Jurvanen's latest album, Earthtones, rests firmly in a funky pocket of groove.



South Korean Women Win Thriller In Curling, Putting 'Garlic' Gold In Reach

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 13:42:00 -0500

Their historic run on the Olympic sheet has captured the hearts of their host country. Now, after a clutch semifinal win Friday, the so-called "Garlic Girls" have a shot to capture gold, too.



Why UCLA Conservative Group Uninvited Milo Yiannopoulos From Campus Event

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 13:40:00 -0500

Here & Now's Meghna Chakrabarti speaks with UCLA student Mariela Muro about the group's decision to uninvite the controversial far-right activist.



Warren Buffett To Release Annual Shareholder Letter

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 13:33:00 -0500

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson speaks with CBS News' Jill Schlesinger about why the letter is so closely watched on Wall Street.



The Latest Recreational Craze: Ax Throwing

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 13:27:00 -0500

The Canadian pastime is hacking its way into the U.S. — imagine bocce or cornhole, but with deadly weapons.