David Hyde talks with Brendan Nyhan, political science professor at Dartmouth College about why people keep on believing, even when the facts tell us not to. An example he provides is the challenge in countering the perception that vaccines cause autism
Marcie Sillman talks with Seattle actor Shawn Telford about his first feature film, "BFE." It's the story of disaffected youth in a small Idaho town. The film had its local premier at the Seattle International Film Festival.
For centuries, Native Americans from Boise to Wenatchee to the southern Oregon coast have harvested Pacific lamprey, colloquially called eels. The ugly-looking critter resembles an eel, but it is actually a primitive fish with a distinctive, toothy suction cup mouth.
June 6 is the 70th anniversary of the Allied invasion of Western Europe. And this year’s D-Day will be especially meaningful for World War II veterans in Oregon as the state's long-awaited World War II Memorial will open on that day.
You can see some of the differences between an old growth forest and one that's been logged.
On a hike through an old growth forest near Portland, Matt Wagoner of the Forest Park Conservancy points out some of the most obvious ones: Older, taller, coniferous trees, dead trees both standing and fallen, and a wide variety of plants and animals living inside of and on top of that dead wood.
"One of the things that really defines old growth forests is biodiversity," Wagoner says.
A year ago this week, The Guardian and The Washington Post first published stories that came out of revelations from NSA leaker Edward Snowden.
The leaks brought new focus onto U.S. intelligence agencies themselves — and how they keep their secrets safe. The same themes come up in a new spy thriller from author and veteran Post columnist David Ignatius.
As you start packing books (or your e-reader) for summer vacation, do you go for trashy novels? Here & Now literary critic Steve Almond says you don’t have to. Some of his favorite summer reads have great plots and great writing. He shares some of his favorites with host Robin Young.
Ross Reynolds speaks with Roger Valdez of the pro-growth group Smart Growth Seattle about how the last comprehensive plan helped create growth in South Lake Union and what the next comprehensive plan for 2035 should be doing.
Perhaps no Seattle neighborhood has changed more than South Lake Union. What was once low rise and low income is now shiny high rises and Amazon. They spoke at Stackhouse, an apartment complex developed from an old laundry building.
Mount Rainier is one of the most popular climbing destinations in the nation, but this weekend, it became the scene of a terrible tragedy -- the second worst climbing tragedy in the mountain's history. Six climbers apparently fell to their deaths.