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.
Among those traveling to Havana with John Kerry is Micho Spring, who moved to the U.S. at the age of 10 and is a former deputy mayor of Boston.
Buying sex can offer a certain sense of anonymity. But there are people on both ends of the transaction, and they each have a story.
“I’ve learned that it’s happening in my own community, it’s happening everywhere,” says one anti-sex trafficking activist. “It’s prolific, especially in the online space.”
Study: Playing Tackle Football Before Age 12 Linked To Higher Risk For Abnormal Brain Development In NFL PlayersAugust 11, 2015
A new study by Boston University’s School of Medicine and Brigham and Women’s hospital shows new data about the risk to youths later in life who begin playing football before age 12.
Now that the first debate is behind us, the campaigns are gearing up for the fall.
The landscape architect’s landmark report is largely credited with providing the basis for the creation of Yosemite National Park.
Downtown Crossing. The Seaport District. Dudley Square. We tour some of the city’s newest developments with an architect.
Boston Mayor Marty Walsh is joining a national effort to raise awareness about sexual exploitation.
It’s a week late, but on Beacon Hill, state lawmakers vote Wednesday on a new state budget. The $38.1 billion package addresses opioid addiction, the earned income tax credit and homelessness.
Political analysts take a look at Boston’s reaction to the revised Olympic plan, “bid 2.0.”
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.