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Should the richest Americans pay more taxes, not just on what they earn, but on everything they own? We examine the case for and against a wealth tax.
Of note: Councilor Michelle Wu expressed "deep concerns" about the city's plans to rebuild a Long Island treatment facility.
William Taylor has provided lawmakers with a "disturbing" account of events at the center of the impeachment probe, Democrats said Tuesday.
Support for impeachment has grown among Massachusetts voters, according to a WBUR survey. It's a trend that mirrors national polling.
All eight candidates for the four at-large seats on the council square off Tuesday afternoon.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has failed to form a coalition government, so now his rival Benny Gantz gets to give it a shot.
In Iowa, 31 counties flipped from Obama to Trump in 2016, more than any other state. Maintaining those counties will be key to Trump's reelection bid.
Defense Secretary Mark Esper said the plan had not been run by Trump yet, but it signals a possible change in policy.
The diplomat who wrote in text: "I think it's crazy to withhold security assistance for help with a political campaign," is set to testify Tuesday.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau won a second term in Canada's general election Monday.
There is clear public support for Gov. Charlie Baker's four-month ban on the sale of vaping products in the state, according to a new WBUR poll.
Climate change won't even be on the G7's agenda in June 2020, writes Frederick Hewett, and that's just fine with ExxonMobil and other fossil fuel giants.
Knowledgeable voices are putting this mess in perspective while offering a way forward.
ExxonMobil goes on trial over charges it defrauded investors about climate change.
William Taylor, a top U.S. diplomat to Ukraine, is scheduled to testify on Tuesday as part of the impeachment inquiry.
Former Sen. Heidi Heitkamp says the 2020 race needs to be a “referendum” on President Trump.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau faces stiff competition as he tries to form a majority government in Monday's Canadian election.
Some of the nation's largest drug companies have reached a $260 million settlement to avoid a trial over the opioid crisis.
The Massachusetts senator came under criticism from her opponents during last week's Democratic primary debate for refusing to say whether her plan would raise taxes on the middle class.
A family of Kurds living alongside other local Kurds in an area of Dorchester they call a "Kurdish village" talks about what it's like watching the Turkish invasion from afar....