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.
Mayor Marty Walsh and 300 volunteers took the streets Wednesday night to tally up Boston’s homeless population for the city’s annual homeless census.
Frank DePaola, the state highway administrator, has been named the MBTA’s interim general manager, taking the post in April when the current general manager, Beverly Scott, steps down.
President of the Boston Bar Association says society needs to understand that the death penalty has a number of systemic issues.
Boston Globe sports columnist Dan Shaughnessy said the Red Sox added “proven hitters” to this season’s lineup.
A former Marine and Iraq war veteran, Congressman Seth Moulton is just back from Iraq. He joined WBUR to talk about his visit and President Obama’s request for authority to use military force against ISIS.
Since Boston’s historic snowfall and the resulting MBTA meltdown, public opinion of the T has plummeted.
They were a focus of the Oscar-nominated film “The Imitation Game.” And one of the largest collections of German Enigma machines is on display in Natick.
Boston Globe reporter David Scharfenberg talks about Massachusetts legislators’ current ideas for fixing the MBTA’s aging transit system.
A report argues family homelessness in Massachusetts is beyond crisis levels and it’s time to shift our approach.
For some perspective on the challenges the MBTA is facing, former Massachusetts Transportation Secretary James Aloisi joined WBUR’s Morning Edition.
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.