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."
US health panel reviews J&J vaccine pause over rare clots
Health officials said Friday they were aware of 15 cases of the unusual clots since the government authorized use of the vaccine and nearly 8 million shots were given.
22 mins ago
High court moves away from leniency for minors who murder
In a dissent, a liberal justice accused her colleagues of gutting earlier decisions that said life without parole sentences for people under age 18 should be rare.
2 hours ago
Philadelphia developer has big plans for Atlantic City’s Showboat
“We're going to be the first true year-round family resort in Atlantic City."
3 hours ago
Heeding pleas, Philadelphia revises district budget to add positions to schools
The budget changes follow a citywide survey, focus groups, and a coordinated campaign by principals and their union to guarantee five key positions in every school.
4 hours ago
How N.J. is trying to reduce police violence in the wake of George Floyd’s murder
N.J. was already in the midst of an effort to reduce police use of force against civilians when Floyd was murdered. Here’s where these efforts stand now.
5 hours ago
Science vs science: The contradictory fight over whether electromagnetic hypersensitivity is real
For years, sufferers of EHS have maintained that the electromagnetic fields around us are dangerous. A handful of scientists agree.
6 hours ago
‘A New View’ in Camden: Citywide project to tackle illegal dumping through public art
Artists have transformed six places along Camden’s public transit corridors for the next six months. The larger goal is to boost civic pride and economic development.
Could this famous con man be lying about his story? A new book suggests he is
Frank W. Abagnale Jr. is famous for cons documented in the blockbuster “Catch Me If You Can.” But science writer Alan Logan says the real grift is Abagnale’s entire story.
After Chauvin verdict, here’s the status of police reform proposals in Pennsylvania
After George Floyd’s death, Dems saw a rare opportunity to pressure the GOP to act on policing reform. Here’s where things stand.
7 hours ago
Philly launches ‘litter task force’ ahead of street cleaning reboot
The volunteer group would guide a $62 million effort to reintroduce street sweeping.
Chester County reaches consent decree for oversight of Mariner East pipeline builder
The agreement allows Chester County to hold the company accountable for any future violations of permits issued by the Department of Environmental Protection.
16 hours ago
NJ to bake climate change risk into policies, share costs
And while not putting a price tag on anything, the report acknowledges the obvious: this is going to be expensive.
Bill would offer legal avenue for medical monitoring of PFAS exposure
Congressional Democrats including Madeleine Dean introduced a measure in the House and the Senate to bring “long overdue accountability.”
17 hours ago
City Council demands answers on Philly sheriff’s sudden move to online sales
Under pressure, officials admitted that the Philadelphia Sheriff’s Office had entered into a six-year contract with Bid4Assets without issuing a public request for proposals.
18 hours ago
A philanthropic drive to aid Black women is gaining momentum
The needs of Black women and girls have become a focus of philanthropic efforts as major donors seek to narrow a racial wealth gap and address chronic funding disparities.
19 hours ago
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