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."
Philly tree list: 9 spots to see dazzling fall colors right in the city
Where to peep gorgeous autumn leaves without a big trip.
12 mins ago
Pope endorses same-sex civil unions in new documentary film
The papal thumbs up came midway through the documentary “Francesco,” which had its premiere at the Rome Film Festival on Wednesday.
29 mins ago
Philly health chief: Despite virus case surge, schools should reopen for youngest students
The school board will vote on the plan Thursday.
50 mins ago
Barrett was trustee at private school with anti-gay policies
The private Christian schools effectively barred admission to children of same-sex parents and made it plain that openly LGBTQ teachers weren’t welcome in the classroom.
1 hour ago
NY Times: Tax records show Trump tried to land China projects
China is one of only three foreign nations — the others are Britain and Ireland — where Trump maintains a bank account, according to a Times analysis of Trump's tax records.
2 hours ago
Parents of 545 children separated at US-Mexico border still can’t be found
Thousands of families were separated under the "no tolerance" migration policy before the Trump administration ended the practice in 2018.
3 hours ago
Do masks on plane flights really cut your risk of catching COVID-19?
On an 8-hour Emirates flight, with mask-wearing enforced, a whopping 27 COVID-positive people boarded the plane in Dubai. Guess how many passengers got infected?
4 hours ago
The cutest thing about the 2020 election may be Philly’s get-out-the-vote windows
Democracy is looking peak adorable through these Philly windows.
5 hours ago
How the election is driving investors to Philadelphia’s ‘Opportunity Zones’
Fears of incoming Democratic control in Washington D.C. and baby boomer estate planning needs are fueling investment in certain Philadelphia neighborhoods.
Obama to stump for Biden in Philly Wednesday
For his first in-person event of the presidential campaign, Barack Obama is visiting Philly. Before a night rally, he will meet with Black male voters.
6 hours ago
Pa. Health Department warns against two state lawmakers’ false claims about potential COVID-19 vaccine
Both Metcalfe and Mastriano have been vocal critics of the Wolf administration’s handling of the pandemic.
15 hours ago
Pa. House fails to override Wolf’s restaurant capacity veto
It would have allowed taverns and restaurants to operate at half of capacity, or more if they met state and federal social distancing standards or built appropriate barriers.
Gov. Murphy signs N.J. prison reform bills; wants to sign more
As Gov. Phil Murphy signs bills aimed at reforming prisons, he’s calling on the legislature to consider the rest of the recommendations from a commission.
16 hours ago
McConnell warns White House against COVID relief deal
The Kentucky Republican appears worried that an agreement between Pelosi and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin would drive a wedge between Republicans.
17 hours ago
Trump ups pressure on Barr to probe Bidens as election nears
Trump for the first time explicitly called on Barr to investigate the Bidens and even pointed to the nearing Nov. 3 election as reason that Barr should not delay taking action
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