Members of a synagogue in Pittsburgh joined members of the Mother Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, for a worship service focused on unity and healing during the Martin Luther King Jr. weekend. Both congregations are still healing from separate shootings. Also, mayors from around the country are in Washington, D.C., as the partial government shutdown continues into day 33. We speak with Steve Benjamin, the Democratic mayor of Columbia, South Carolina, about impacts being felt in his city. That and more, in hour two of Here & Now's Jan. 23, 2019 ...
January 23, 2019: Hour 1
Newly elected Colorado Gov. Jared Polis, the nation's first openly gay governor, joins us to discuss his agenda and his politics. "I never really saw politics as about left versus right," Polis tells Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson. "I see it as about forward versus backward." Also, "Surviving R. Kelly," a new Lifetime TV docuseries about allegations of sexual abuse against singer R. Kelly, has sparked widespread response from his fans and the music industry. That and more, in hour one of Here & Now's Jan. 23, 2019 full broadcast.
January 22, 2019: Hour 2
Huntsville, Alabama, is home to NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center. Most of the center's 5,000 employees have been furloughed. The Rev. Travis Collins wanted to help. Also, "Roma" and "The Favourite" both received 10 Oscar nominations Tuesday, more than any other film. Here & Now's Robin Young goes through the top nominees with John Horn, host of KPCC's "The Frame." That and more, in hour two of Here & Now's Jan. 22, 2019 full broadcast.
January 22, 2019: Hour 1
The World Economic Forum opened in Davos, Switzerland, but several world leaders are not attending this year, including President Trump, who cancelled the U.S. delegation's trip amid the partial government shutdown. Also, regulations and fishing quotas have put a lot of pressure on small fishermen in New England. We meet one fisherman is trying to fish differently and more sustainably. That and more, in hour one of Here & Now's Jan. 22, 2019 full broadcast.
January 21, 2019: Hour 2
Negotiations remain halted between the White House and congressional Democrats after they rejected the president's deal offering temporary DACA protections. Meanwhile, Democratic Sen. Kamala Harris announced her 2020 presidential bid. Also, there are reports that Prince Philip was driving last weekend, a few days after he was involved in an accident that injured a passenger in the other car. Philip is 97 years old, and the accident has raised questions about seniors who drive. That and more, in hour two of Here & Now's Jan. 21, 2019 full broadcast.