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 10 years with Boston’s all-news commercial radio station WEEI and coverage of national issues for the CBS Radio Network.
WBUR’s political analysts — Republican Todd Domke and Democrat Dan Payne — joined us with the latest news from the election.
Harvard Club’s First Woman President Says ‘Incredible Opportunity’ Exists To Boost Female MembershipMay 25, 2016
The new head of an old boys club is a woman. For the first time in its 108-year history, the Harvard Club has a female president.
Payne & Domke: Former Mass. Gov. Weld Expected To Jump Into Election 2016 As Third-Party VP CandidateMay 19, 2016
Former Gov. William Weld is expected to announce Thursday that he’s become a Libertarian Party candidate for vice president.
Conservation Law Foundation Director of Environmental Justice Rafael Mares said while the foundation is pleased with Monday’s vote to advance the project, concerns over funding remain.
“I’m optimistic, because the value of the Green Line project, what it brings not just to Somerville and the corridor communities of Cambridge and Medford, but for the entire commonwealth,” Somerville Mayor Joe Curtatone said.
Our political analysts — Republican Todd Domke and Democrat Dan Payne — discuss the results from the Indiana primaries.
Former state Transportation Secretary James Aloisi explains his proposed plan to utilize MBTA buses to revive late-night service in Boston.
We ride the Green Line from Government Center to Newton with the transportation secretary.
We speak with a gaming industry expert to learn more about what’s at stake as the state’s Gaming Commission reviews whether to move forward with giving Brockton the state’s final casino license.
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are moving closer to becoming their respective parties’ presidential nominees after the latest rounds of primaries on Tuesday.
“Inferno: Fire at the Cocoanut Grove 1942” is currently at the Boston Center for the Arts.
On Monday, Gov. Charlie Baker signed into law a new bill designed to combat the state’s deadly opioid crisis. The state’s health and human services secretary, Mary Lou Sudders, explains what measures went into effect immediately.
Alexander Dias’ dream was to bring his play titled, “Joseph’s Dream — A Vision of Choice” to a major theater. The production will run at the Hanover Theatre in Worcester.
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.