Here! Now! In the moment! Paddling in the middle of a fast moving stream of news and information. Here & Now is a daily news magazine, bringing you the news that breaks after "Morning Edition" and before "All Things Considered."
Amtrak may spare 30th Street Station’s beloved flipping board
The beloved split-flap sign at 30th Street Station, in Philadelphia, may have earned an 11th hour reprieve.
8 mins ago
Cosby lawyers detail 11 alleged trial errors as they appeal
They've also asked the Pennsylvania Supreme Court this month to release the 81-year-old disgraced comedian from a state prison near Philadelphia while the appeal proceeds.
2 hours ago
Retiring Shore congressman co-leads charge against airgun ocean blasting
A bipartisan group of federal legislators is opposing the Trump administration's recent decision to permit seismic airgun surveying off the Eastern seaboard.
Judge denies emergency petition for Mariner East shutdown
A suit brought by seven residents fails on all four requirements.
3 hours ago
Lots of antibiotics are used in beef production. McDonald’s vows to change this
Environmentalists are applauding the commitment.
5 hours ago
New ‘Safe Corridors’ program brings parent patrols to opioid-plagued Kensington
The Philadelphia Resilience Project’s Safe Corridors initiative intends to make walks back and forth to school safer
6 hours ago
Lawsuit: Pa. should end ‘good moral character’ requirement for cosmetology licenses
The lawsuit filed by The Institute for Justice argues the requirement creates employment barriers for ex-offenders.
A new coal mine is opening in Pennsylvania. Is Trump to thank?
A new mine in Pennsylvania's anthracite coal country has not brought new jobs to the region.
7 hours ago
Will ‘big soda’ be a player in Philly’s 2019 elections?
The beverage industry could put money into Philadelphia City Council or mayoral candidates next year
ACLU: N.J. police unfairly taking cash, property from criminal suspects
Civil asset forfeitures tends to happen more often in cities and towns in New Jersey with higher minority populations
16 hours ago
University of Delaware names public policy school after Joe Biden
University President Dennis Assanis salutes the former vice president's role in bringing the school added prominence.
17 hours ago
Trump administration rolls back Obama-era water protections
Farmers and developers are saluting the proposed rollback of regulations.
Kenney crackdown on flipping city lots falls short, critics say
Is it possible to reform Philadelphia’s corruption-prone system of selling public land without removing City’s Council’s informal power over sales?
18 hours ago
Pa. state lawmaker convicted of bribery resigns ‘under protest’
Lowery Brown, 52, was convicted by a jury in October of bribery, conflict of interest and failure to properly file a financial disclosure report.
Pa. lawmakers offers positive budget update, but opinions differ on what’s ahead
The Independent Fiscal Office has projected between a $1.5 billion and $1.7 billion deficit next year.
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