Jeremy Hobson

Jeremy Hobson is the new co-host of Here and Now. Since October of 2010, he has been hosting has been hosting American Public Media's Marketplace Morning Report heard on RADIO IQ and RADIO IQ With BBC News. As host of Marketplace Morning Report, Jeremy has interviewed hundreds of people, including Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates, former Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers, Chef Daniel Boulud and Fashion Designer Cynthia Rowley. Hobson started at Marketplace in 2007 as a reporter in the Washington D.C. bureau. He has also covered Wall Street and its impact on ordinary Americans for Marketplace, based in the New York City bureau. He started reporting from New York one week before Lehman Brothers collapsed in 2008.

For the first time in decades, Democrats are energized about their chances to take a longtime-Republican congressional seat in Texas this fall.

Since the 1970s, the 21st Congressional District has been solidly in Republican hands. Incumbent Rep. Lamar Smith has held onto the district, which includes a large portion of Austin, for more than 30 years. But Smith is retiring at the end of this term — and with signs of a possible wave election for Democrats, Smith's exit has sparked hopes on the Democratic side.

Chef David Chang's new Netflix show Ugly Delicious dives deep into how some of his favorite kinds of foods — from pizza to fried chicken — are made all over the world.

One-third of all the food produced each year for human consumption is never eaten. That adds up to about 1.3 billion tons of waste per year. That unappetizing fact is the inspiration for a new documentary, Wasted! The Story of Food Waste, which was released on Oct. 13 in theaters and on demand.