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A black teenager sees a friend killed by a white police officer. That's the storyline of the new film "The Hate U Give." The director and young activists tell their...
We'll talk with actor Tom Hanks on his career, his book and his love affair with the typewriter.
About 20 protesters rallied in frigid temperatures Thursday morning outside the Dartmouth residence of Bristol Sheriff Thomas Hodgson.
To mark the Thanksgiving holiday, Radio Boston has a special hour on the science, history, and technology behind some of American's favorite foods.
Looking for the right gift for the feminists in your life? We're here to help.
The new movie “First Man” puts the Apollo 11 moon landing on the big screen. But what was Neil Armstrong, the man who took that giant leap, really like? We’ll...
"The Little House," written by the Gloucester author and illustrator Virginia Lee Burton, won the Caldecott medal and became a hit in Japan. Now the popular children's book is the...
Here are my favorite books by authors with Boston-area ties. Most were released this year. Others are oldies, but goodies.
Whether you're traveling, cooking, or storing leftovers, get ready for scrumptious Thanksgiving listening with 90 minutes of your favorite Circle Round stories about food! Stories included: "Fiona and the Fairies,"...
Here are our top picks for the foodies and readers in your life, with local flair.
Equal parts educational and creative fun, the book offers write-ups about some of Boston's most famous buildings alongside detailed coloring pages.
"Did You Just Eat That?" looks at some of the do's and don'ts of preventing illness when eating and sharing food.
Brookline author James Geary is out with a book on the art of wit, featuring plenty of samples and his take on what makes them work.
The newly expanded bookstore in Boston's South End is using the power of books to help young people.
In the battle for power in Washington, political scientist David Faris says Democrats should adopt the same insurgent and obstructionist tactics as Republicans.
We’ll marvel one last time at Marvel Comics' real-life superhero, Stan Lee.
Dr. Joseph Warren laid the groundwork for American independence, at a time when many colonists were opposed to armed rebellion. But Warren was martyred at Bunker Hill, and today his...
Jackie Tohn (G.L.O.W.) stars as a clever grocer who teaches a dishonest judge the importance of being fair and trustworthy.
In her new book "Forget 'Having It All,' " journalist Amy Westervelt traces the history of motherhood in America, and explores ways to make it better for everyone.
Douglass was a fierce critic of America, a radical patriot and an abolitionist who was formerly enslaved. A new biography sheds light on the lesser-known corners of his life.