Bob Oakes has been WBUR’s Morning Edition anchor since 1992. He is one of the most well-known and respected news people in New England, with a 20-year career in radio broadcasting, including ten years with Boston’s all-news commercial radio station WEEI and coverage of national issues for the CBS Radio Network.
The Massachusetts presidential primary might not get the national attention of New Hampshire’s, but that doesn’t mean Massachusetts voters can’t help influence the race.
Our political analysts discusses news on the presidential campaign trail in New Hampshire a day before the Granite State’s primary race.
A chunk of the fight on the Democratic side of the New Hampshire presidential primary plays out near Route 1 in Hampton, N.H., by the sea coast.
Answers to the remaining questions of the New Hampshire primary race might rest with the effectiveness of the candidates’ ground games, which are in high gear just one day before the race.
A frenzied day of campaigning in New Hampshire wrapped up Saturday night with a lively debate among the Republican presidential candidates.
For a look at the shape of the Republican race heading into Tuesday, Dante Scala, professor of political science at the University of New Hampshire, joined WBUR’s Morning Edition.
Political analysts Republican Todd Domke and Democrat Dan Payne discusses the state of competition in the final days of the New Hampshire primary races.
Both Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders supporters often cite frustration as a key factor in choosing their respective candidates. The commonalities between these voting groups, which sit on opposite ends of the political spectrum, are striking and a bit ironic.
Andy Smith, a political scientist at the University of New Hampshire and director of the UNH Survey Center, said he believes the big question of the race is: How much of the gap can Clinton close against clear front-runner Sanders?
The Boston Globe’s James Pindell, who is covering the race in New Hampshire, joined WBUR’s Morning Edition.
After a Boston resident contracted the Zika virus while traveling abroad, Dr. Donald Thea explains what the medical community knows about the virus and what precautions to take.
Naloxone is touted as an invaluable tool in the battle against opiate overdoses. But some doctors warn that naloxone is not a cure-all and has some limitations.
“I want people to really treasure this place,” new MFA director Matthew Teitelbaum told WBUR.
“LIT: A Portrait of Bob Dylan By Lesley Schiff” is a multimedia interpretation of Bob Dylan’s extensive archive, premiering Sept. 18 as a pop-up museum exhibit in the new Van Ness building in the Fenway.
Calling it one of the largest payment reform initiatives in the nation, the company’s CEO says that the insurer’s model for payments has helped control health care costs and improve the quality of patient care.
Dr. Daniel Alford, who oversees the clinical addiction research and education unit at Boston Medical Center, sheds some light on the opiate addiction crisis facing Massachusetts.
Author Thomas Maier weaves together the history and the fate of the Churchills and Kennedys in his new book, “When Lions Roar: The Churchills and the Kennedys.”
In the wake of a fatal shooting at Boston’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital Tuesday, we look at safety protocols in area hospitals.
The flu season is upon us, and the Centers for Disease Control has announced that influenza has officially reached epidemic proportions across the U.S. The Boston Public Health Commission’s Dr. Anita Barry discusses how the city is coping.
Sheila Davis, the chief nursing officer at Partners In Health, joins WBUR to discuss how the Ebola virus has highlighted the important role health infrastructures play in these kinds of health crises.
Documentary filmmakers Shelia Canavan and Michael Chandler say when they arrived in Washington to begin filming in 2012, they were struck by the demeanor of Rep. Frank, who was then in his final term.
The new exhibit set to debut in Springfield puts masterpieces by the likes of Picasso and Matisse alongside “ingenious fakes that confounded the experts.”
Tom Workman says more needs to be done to make sure people’s rights aren’t being violated.
The new book “Rose Kennedy: The Life And Times Of A Political Matriarch,” out July 15, uses newly released documents and letters to tell the story of the Kennedy matriarch.
State lawmakers are looking to hold hearings as early as next Wednesday to try to get to the bottom of what happened at the state’s drug lab.