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.
To mark the second anniversary of the bombings, Mayor Marty Walsh has declared April 15 “One Boston Day,” a day for giving back through acts of kindness.
Democrat Dan Payne and Republican Todd Domke joined WBUR to talk about a Clinton campaign from a New England perspective.
Donald Stern, a former U.S. attorney for Massachusetts, discusses what the U.S. Attorney’s Office may present going forward in the trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
Former federal Judge Nancy Gertner discusses the penalty phase ahead in the trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
Democrat Dan Payne and Republican Todd Domke talk about the latest developments in the 2016 presidential candidate field.
After closing arguments Monday morning, federal court jurors will begin deliberating the guilt or innocence of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on 30 federal charges.
Retired federal judge Nancy Gertner joined WBUR’s Morning Edition to discuss the trial of admitted-Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
Paul Kirk, who was appointed to the U.S. Senate when Ted Kennedy died in 2009, says in today’s era of extreme partisanship and brinkmanship, the rising generation should look toward Ted Kennedy’s legacy of working across the aisle.
Organizers of the Boston 2024 Olympic bid say they will only move forward if a majority of the public backs the idea.
Political analysts Democrat Dan Payne and Republican Todd Domke join WBUR’s Morning Edition to discuss the early presidential race and Boston’s bid for the 2024 Olympics.
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.