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December 11, 2018: Hour 2

Many migrants from Central America have spoken up about violence in their home countries, but researchers say another factor may be driving them to the U.S.: the impacts of climate change. Also, we talk with jazz pianist Helen Sung about her latest album, "Sung with Words." That and more, in hour two of Here & Now's Dec. 11, 2018 full broadcast.

December 11, 2018: Hour 2

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December 11, 2018: Hour 1

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson talks with Arizona GOP Rep. Debbie Lesko as President Trump pushes to fund his promised border wall, amid a possible government shutdown. Also, in Robin Cook's new novel "Pandemic," the mysterious death of a woman on a New York subway opens a window into a lab that's pushing the boundaries of medical ethics. That and more, in hour one of Here & Now's Dec. 11, 2018 full broadcast.

December 11, 2018: Hour 1

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December 10, 2018: Hour 2

Nearly 10 million people in the U.S. live with a serious mental illness, and for many, deciding whether or not to tell an employer about their condition is a difficult choice to make. Also, New York Times media columnist Jim Rutenberg writes revelations about Facebook's sometimes-unethical business practices were predicted in "The Social Network." That and more, in hour two of Here & Now's Dec. 10, 2018 full broadcast.

December 10, 2018: Hour 2

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December 10, 2018: Hour 1

In an exclusive report, the last words of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi were revealed: "I can't breathe." Also, the families of seven men detained in Iran have published an open letter to world leaders, pleading them help secure their loved ones' release. That and more, in hour one of Here & Now's Dec. 10, 2018 full broadcast.

December 10, 2018: Hour 1

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December 7, 2018: Hour 2

The New York City Police Department this week unveiled a fleet of drones it says will help with hostage situations and search and rescue operations. But privacy advocates have concerns. Also, a long-distance swimmer recently gave up his quest to cross the Pacific Ocean, but he's continuing his mission with a new focus. That and more, in hour two of Here & Now's Dec. 7, 2018 full broadcast.

December 7, 2018: Hour 2

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December 7, 2018: Hour 1

President Trump will nominate William Barr to serve as the next attorney general, he told reporters at the White House on Friday morning. Also, Al Jazeera English journalist Jennifer Glasse and Jason Dempsey, senior fellow at the Center for a New American Security, join us to discuss the future of the conflict in Afghanistan. That and more, in hour one of Here & Now's Dec. 7, 2018 full broadcast.

December 7, 2018: Hour 1

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December 6, 2018: Hour 2

Friday is the deadline to sign up for this year's Medicare open enrollment. We break down a few key things to know with Julie Rovner of Kaiser Health News. And the French government has dropped new fuel taxes from next year's budget after weeks of mass protests by the so-called yellow vest movement, but more demonstrations are planned. That and more, in hour two of Here & Now's Dec. 6, 2018 full broadcast.

December 6, 2018: Hour 2

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December 6, 2018: Hour 1

China is demanding Canada release a Huawei Technologies executive who was arrested in Vancouver last week. Also, Here & Now's Robin Young talks with director Josie Rourke and screenwriter Beau Willimon about their new film "Mary Queen of Scots," which stars Saoirse Ronan and Margot Robbie. That and more, in hour one of Here & Now's Dec. 6, 2018 full broadcast.

December 6, 2018: Hour 1

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December 5, 2018: Hour 2

As the country remembers former President George H.W. Bush, so is the man who photographed decades of Bush's life. Also, a private detective in Tennessee is trying to solve an alleged murder. Her method? Podcasting. That and more, in hour two of Here & Now's Dec. 5, 2018 full broadcast.

December 5, 2018: Hour 2

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December 5, 2018: Hour 1

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson listens backs to some key moments and speeches from George H.W. Bush, as the former president is remembered at Washington National Cathedral. Also, in a new court filing, special counsel Robert Mueller called for no prison time for President Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn. That and more, in hour one of Here & Now's Dec. 5, 2018 full broadcast.

December 5, 2018: Hour 1

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