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Maria Garcia was 9 years old and living on the U.S.-Mexico border when Selena was murdered. Twenty five years later, Maria is on a quest to understand what it means to love, mourn and remember Selena. In this intimate journey, Maria explores what Selena’s legacy shows us about belonging in America. Produced by WBUR.
One woman's quest to end her war with food. Hosts Juna Gjata and Dr. Eddie Phillips wield solid science, medical knowledge, common sense and an endless supply of dad jokes to teach us how to eat better and feel better about it. Hint: It’s not dieting. They discuss exercise, body image, food addiction, genetics, weight loss and more.
13 artworks stolen from Boston’s Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. Twenty-eight years later, not a single piece in a haul worth half a billion dollars has surfaced. With more than a year of investigative reporting, "Last Seen" takes us into the biggest unsolved art heist in history. A production from WBUR and The Boston Globe.
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For 16 years, the Modern Love column has given New York Times readers a glimpse into the complicated love lives of real people. Since its start, the column has evolved into a TV show, three books and a podcast. Now, we are excited to announce a relaunch of the podcast at The Times, hosted by Daniel Jones, the editor and creator of Modern Love, and Miya Lee, editor of Tiny Love Stories and Modern Love projects. Each week, we’ll bring you their favorite stories from the column’s vast archive, ...
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The Washington Post's Presidential podcast explores how each former American president reached office, made decisions, handled crises and redefined the role of commander-in-chief. It was released leading up to up to Election Day 2016, starting with George Washington in week one and ending on week 44 with the president-elect. New special episodes in the countdown to the 2020 presidential election highlight other stories from U.S. presidential history that can help illuminate our current momen ...
A four minute weekly radio comic strip. ...It's what Steve Inskeep and Renee Montagne might be hotly debating as they walk into the studio -- just before they get on mic. This short radiostrip plays out in the kitchen of 11 Central Ave, the home of an extended family where a hodgepodge of other characters regularly drops in.As they rush around in the morning drinking coffee, reading the paper, looking for their shoes, they're talking about everything from the most compelling topics of our ti ...
NEXT was a radio show and podcast that aired its final episode in May 2021 after a successful five-year run. The weekly program focused on New England, one of America's oldest places, at a time of change. NEXT was produced at Connecticut Public Radio and featured stories from journalists across the New England News Collaborative. Most recently, the program was hosted by Morgan Springer. With New England as our laboratory, NEXT asked questions about how we power our society, how we move aroun ...
Several large commercial wind projects are planned up and down the east coast, and just this week, the Biden administration announced plans to lease even more federal waters by 2025.By WBUR
In a new series called "Power Shift, the Promise of Offshore Wind," WBUR and E&E News look deeply at wind and what it means for us and the world.By WBUR
Immigrants including Nora Ketter, who's been stuck at UMass Memorial's Clinton Hospital for more than three years, will now qualify for long-term care in skilled nursing facilities and other settings.By WBUR
Plus, we check-in with WBUR's Chris Citorik ahead of the Red Sox v. Astros match-up tonight.By WBUR
The Red Sox are preparing to take on the Houston Astros tonight in Game 1 of the American League Champion Series. Do the Sox have what it takes to make it to the World Series? We talk with WBUR's Chris Citorik about their chances.By WBUR
There's plenty of data and science about how vaccines for COVID-19 save lives. But for some, the case for vaccination has to be a religious one.By WBUR & NPR
Netflix's "Squid Game" became its most streamed show ever this week.By WBUR & NPR
LinkedIn will now focus on a new app in China, with only job postings — no commenting or sharing.By WBUR & NPR
The panel has issued a subpoena for the former Trump aide to appear but Bannon says he will not cooperate.By WBUR & NPR
In the top of the ninth with two runners on base — and the entire state of California holding its collective breath —Dodger Cody Bellinger stepped up to the plateBy WBUR & NPR
David Card shared the 2021 Nobel Prize in economics this week with two other economists, in recognition of his achievements and contributions to the field of labor economics.By WBUR & NPR
With students back in school this fall, music classes look almost normal.By WBUR & NPR
Judge Donna Scott has overseen a juvenile justice system that routinely jails children far more frequently and for longer periods than other counties in the state.By WBUR & NPR
This comes at a time when strikes are happening or being threatened across industries and across the country.By WBUR & NPR
FX's "Impeachment: American Crime Story" dramatizes the Monica Lewinsky scandal and the right-wing push to remove former President Bill Clinton from office.By WBUR & NPR
The state’s new eighth Congressional District has a big Latino community. But Latino advocates say it does not prioritize diversity.By WBUR & NPR
Protesters want President Biden to declare a climate emergency and stop all new fossil fuel projects.By WBUR & NPR
To figure out just how much water the farmers are pumping, local regulators are turning to satellites.By WBUR & NPR
Prosecutors are alleging that Mark Forkner lied to federal regulators about the automated system that caused the crashes in 2018 and 2019.By WBUR & NPR
Netflix's "Squid Game" became its most streamed original show ever this week. It's popularity may lie in its handling of cultural touchstones in South Korea, and a more universal satire of capitalism. Professor Seung-hwan Shin weighs in. And, David Card shared the 2021 Nobel Prize in economics this week with two other economists. Card talks about h…
Rutherford County, Tennessee, has been arresting and illegally jailing kids for years. Nashville Public Radio's Meribah Knight and ProPublica's Ken Armstrong investigated the situation. Knight talks about the report. And, climate protesters clashed with police in Washington D.C. Thursday night as part of a week of demonstrations demanding action on…
People. Don’t. Listen. “There’s so much in our society that is encouraging us not to listen," Kate Murphy says. What is good listening and can it make a difference? Kate Murphy and John Wood, Jr. join Meghna Chakrabarti.By WBUR
As the Red Sox head into Game 1 of the ALCS, Morning Edition host Rupa Shenoy spoke with Boston Globe sports columnist Tara Sullivan.By WBUR
Some experts say oil companies’ deep pockets and decades of working offshore make them uniquely suited to build turbines at sea. Others are skeptical. They worry that offshore wind could be a token investment.By WBUR
A new WBUR poll shows most Boston voters think the conditions on the T are generally safe. But many say there is room for improvement.By WBUR
It's redistricting season, and legislators are redrawing the Massachusetts political map based on new census data.By WBUR
We find out what voters think about the state of Boston Pubic Schools with WBUR's Max Larkin.By WBUR
About 800 employees — including a small number of physicians and nurses — still aren't vaccinated as of Thursday afternoon and are at risk of suspension or losing their jobs.By WBUR
Historian Nathaniel Philbrick's new book, "Travels with George: In Search of Washington and His Legacy," chronicles two parallel journeys, more than two centuries apart. We talk with Philbrick about Washington's journey across the region, and what he learned on his own journey, following in Washington's footsteps.…
Plus we talk to local historian Nathaniel Philbrick about his new book, "Travels with George: In Search of Washington and His Legacy."By WBUR
Humor is a key ingredient of any unit of culture that morphs and spreads over time. But humor isn’t always there at the beginning. For “Real Housewife” Taylor Armstrong, the meme that made her even more famous on the internet has bitter roots: physical domestic abuse exposed on television. In this episode, we hear the little-known origin story of t…
America's hospitals are already strained from the Delta surge. Now they fear they'll be further overwhelmed by pent-up demand for services and a potentially bad flu season.By WBUR & NPR
As a gay Black man, writer Saeed Jones has felt increasingly upset by the comedian’s insistence on making jokes about queer people in the name of creative freedom.By WBUR & NPR
The police union is urging its members to not comply and now plans to sue Mayor Lori Lightfoot's administration.By WBUR & NPR
District Attorney George Gascón about why he wants to see more jurisdictions expunge marijuana convictions.By WBUR & NPR
"The Eye Is the First Circle" runs at Montclair State University in New Jersey from Oct. 14 to Oct. 17.By WBUR & NPR
Food and Drug Administration advisory committee meetings this week will determine if booster shots will be authorized for the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines.By WBUR & NPR
Life can be hectic. But with a bit of planning, you don't need to scramble to get a week's worth of meals on the table. Chef Kathy Gunst shared three make-ahead meals. And, as a gay Black man, writer Saeed Jones has felt increasingly upset by Dave Chappelle's insistence on making jokes about queer people in the name of creative freedom. He talks ab…