Road Safety Advocates Take Remembrance Bike Ride To State House

November 15, 2015
Emily Stein holds a photo of her late father, who was killed by a distracted driver. She told WBUR that her father's death has driven her to raise awareness about the dangers of distracted driving. (Sharon Brody/WBUR)

A bicycle ride of remembrance takes place Sunday afternoon in Boston.

Commentary: Don’t Forget To Not Watch The Democratic Debate On Saturday

November 13, 2015
From left: Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Rodham Clinton, Bernie Sanders and Martin O'Malley smile after a forum at Winthrop University in Rock Hill, S.C., last week. (Chuck Burton/AP)

Only conflict Saturday night will make enough news to have any significant impact on the Democratic race, Todd Domke writes.

Muslim Advocacy Groups Gather At State House For First-Ever ‘Muslim Day On The Hill’

November 12, 2015

Participants urged legislators to support a handful of bills pertaining to issues including affordable housing and criminal justice reform.

Latinos See Electoral Gains In Cities Across Mass.

November 12, 2015
Newly elected Judith Garcia, 24, will be one of six Latinos on the Chelsea City Council. Here she is in Bellingham Square on Tuesday. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

Next year, at least 46 elected Latinos will be serving in positions across Massachusetts, a figure analysts say is the highest number since the first Latinos were elected to local offices three decades ago.

Payne & Domke: Recapping The Fourth GOP Debate

November 11, 2015

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.

Infrastructure Expert Says Federal Transportation Bill Leaves Transit In The Lurch

November 10, 2015
House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis. listens during his news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015. The House has voted to continue transportation programs for six years with no significant increase in spending. That’s despite warnings that the nation’s roads, bridges and transit systems are falling apart. (Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP Photo)

The House has approved a transportation bill with no significant increase in spending, despite warnings about crumbling infrastructure.

British Prime Minister Pushes EU Reform

November 10, 2015
British Prime Minister David Cameron departs No. 10 Downing St. to greet Ireland's Taoiseach Enda Kenny at Downing Street on November 9, 2015, in London, England. The head of Ireland's government released a statement this morning that it is supportive of Britain remaining in the European Union. (Ben Pruchnie/Getty Images)

David Cameron today outlined a reform plan he hopes will make that membership more appealing to the United Kingdom.

Could The GOP Nomination Come Down To Rubio Vs. Cruz?

November 10, 2015
Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio (left) and Ted Cruz (right) take part in the presidential debates at the Reagan Library on September 16, 2015 in Simi Valley, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Paris Dennard, who served in the George W. Bush administration, says it’s too early to say, but he thinks Marco Rubio is target No. 1.

Candidates Prepare For 4th Republican Debate

November 10, 2015
Workers test the setup at the Milwaukee Theater for the Republican presidential debate sponsored by Fox Business News and the Wall Street Journal on November 9, 2015 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The debate, which is scheduled for tomorrow evening, will be the third for the Republicans seeking their party's nomination for president. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Only eight candidates will take the stage in Milwaukee tonight for Fox Business Network’s presidential debate.

Courts Deal Severe Blow To Obama Immigration Program

November 10, 2015
Immigration activists protest outside the federal appeals court in New Orleans, Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2015. The activists are accusing the federal appeals court in New Orleans of delaying a ruling about President Barack Obama's immigration proposal in an effort to prevent it from reaching the U.S. Supreme Court during the current term. Left to right are Nora Hernandez, of Albuquerque, N.M., Myrta Venture, of Silver Spring, Md., Mayra Jannet Ramierz, of Mountain Hope, Ark. and Miguel H. Claros, of Silver Spring. (Gerald Herbert/AP)

The decision may spell the end to the president’s immigration plan, which would prevent nearly 5 million people from being deported.

Watchdog Group Warns Mass. Has Spent Too Much From Its ‘Rainy Day Fund’

November 10, 2015

The report says the $2.2 billion spent from the fund in the last two fiscal years is eroding the state’s financial security to weather a recession. The group behind the report is calling upon lawmakers to double the fund’s size.

In N.H., Clinton Stresses Political Experience, Discusses Questions Of Public Trust

November 10, 2015

Hillary Clinton is back on the campaign trail in the midst of a two-day visit to the Granite State. Here’s an update on the first day of her trip there.

Commentary: Bush Is The Latest Reluctant Warrior

November 10, 2015
Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush speaks at a campaign event on Nov. 3 in Scott Brown's barn, in Rye, N.H. (Steven Senne/AP)

Like Romney and Dukakis in years past, Jeb Bush is the latest candidate who says he has other things he’d rather do, writes Dan Payne.

Who Won Where: Mapping Boston’s City Council At-Large Election

November 9, 2015
There will be two new faces on the Boston City Council: Andrea Campbell, left, and Annissa Essaibi George (WBUR file photos)

We break out the maps to take a deep dive into last week’s council elections.

Obama, Netanyahu Meet For First Time In Over A Year

November 9, 2015
U.S. President Barack Obama (R) and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hold a meeting in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, November 9, 2015. Netanyahu meets Obama in a bid to set aside their frosty personal ties, turn the page on the Iran nuclear deal and talk defense in the first encounter by the two leaders since October 2014. (Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)

Despite a strained relationship, President Obama welcomed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to the White House.

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