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.
Baseball writer Glenn Stout discusses the Red Sox ending their 2015 season in last place in their division — again.
Boston Globe political reporter James Pindell gave his weekly update on the N.H. presidential primary.
The week-long festival of ideas kicks off Saturday.
As the state faces an opioid crisis, Hillary Clinton is expected to hold a forum on drug abuse. WBUR’s political analysts weigh in on the political arena in Massachusetts.
Boston Globe reporter James Pindell discusses the latest developments in the New Hampshire presidential primary race.
Among the Massachusetts Catholics in New York Friday to see Pope Francis is Tiziana Dearing, a former president of Catholic Charities for the Archdiocese of Boston.
The panel meets to discuss the possibility that two casinos will exist in southeastern Massachusetts after the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe received recognition of sovereignty in Taunton and Mashpee.
Rep. Joe Kennedy III speaks with us about his thoughts on Pope Francis’ historically significant address to Congress.
Baseball legend and Yankees icon Yogi Berra died in his New Jersey home Monday. He was 90.
“I want people to really treasure this place,” new MFA director Matthew Teitelbaum told WBUR.
Boston Globe reporter James Pindell says Scott Walker likely had to suspend his campaign because he “ran out of money.” “What drove the money to dry out was his poor debate performances,” he continued.
“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.