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.
Simon Henshaw, principal deputy assistant secretary of state for the State Department’s population, refugees and migration bureau, says “we have the tightest system” for refugee resettlement acceptance into the U.S.
The meeting comes amid a charged political debate on the resettlement of Syrian refugees following the attacks in Paris.
Globe reporter James Pindell talks about results from a new poll, as well as the latest controversial comments made by GOP front-runner Donald Trump.
In a new book, the three-time Super Bowl champion reflects on life, football and his 15 seasons with New England.
Political analysts Todd Domke and Dan Payne joined WBUR’s Morning Edition to discuss the politics of refugees and the Paris attacks.
Widespread reports circulating Wednesday suggest Big Papi’s next season with the Red Sox may be his last. The team’s beloved slugger is expected to announce his retirement.
Worcester-based Ascentria Care Alliance helps to resettle refugees from all over the world, including Syria, into Massachusetts.
In light of the terrorist attacks in Paris, political debate among candidates running for president in the U.S. has changed from domestic issues to foreign policy, national security and terrorism.
As Quebec looks for new customers for hydropower, Premier Philippe Couillard discusses power the province could provide to Massachusetts.
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.
Immigration, the civil war in Syria and what it means to be a conservative were all hot topics in Tuesday night’s debate among the Republican presidential candidates.
“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.