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WBUR’s true crime podcast Last Seen returns in February 2022 with a genre-bending anthology of stories about surprising people, places and things that have all gone...missing. It explores what losing them means, why we keep searching, and whether or not they can - or even should - be found.
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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, ...
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. Editors’ Notes: Mexican-American recording artist Selena Quintanilla not only popularized Tejano music to mainstream American audiences, but also helped put Latinos on the map and broke barriers o ...
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.
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Commentaries on music from NPR's Here and Now and elsewhere... Author Tim Riley has written books on the Beatles, Bob Dylan, and Madonna, and his most recent title is FEVER: HOW ROCK'N'ROLL TRANSFORMED GENDER IN AMERICA (Picador 2005). He is at work on a major new biography of John Lennon for W.W. Norton slated for 2009. His music commentary is featured regularly on NPR's HERE AND NOW, the nationally-syndicated show produced weekdays out of WBUR-FM in Boston.
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 ...
WBUR Arts and Culture reporter Cristela Guerra joins us to share fun indoor and outdoor activities to do in and around the city this weekend.By WBUR
This week's Week in Review, we tackle the governor's race and the Senate's voting rights fight.By WBUR
Plus, WBUR Arts and Culture reporter Cristela Guerra joins us to talk about a variety of fun and safe activities to do in Boston this weekend.By WBUR
Scientists believe the explosion was triggered by seawater flooding into a chamber filled with magma.By WBUR & NPR
The education system is at an inflection point as we enter year three of the pandemic.By WBUR & NPR
Oriini Kaipara became the first woman with a traditional face marking to anchor a primetime news show last month.By WBUR & NPR
Shelves at grocery stores across the country are bare and fresh produce is sparse. Checkout lines snake through the aisles because of a shortage of workers.By WBUR & NPR
Around this time 25 years ago, a new artist planted the seed for what would become a new genre.By WBUR & NPR
President Biden acknowledged this week that he did not have the FDR-style first year in office that he had hoped for, after his legislative agenda stalled.By WBUR & NPR
"Ozark" follows Laura Linney and Jason Bateman, heads of a family-run money laundering operation.By WBUR & NPR
The Abortion Counseling Service of Women's Liberation, or Jane, provided abortions to women illegally before the Supreme Court legalized the procedure in the 1970s.By WBUR & NPR
More than 70 medical centers have taken special measures to try to cover essential jobs.By WBUR & NPR
R&B singer-songwriter Maxwell talks about the 25th anniversary of his debut album, "Maxwell's Urban Hang Suite," a groundbreaking record of neo-Soul music. And, Oriini Kaipara is a Maori journalist from New Zealand who made history last month when she became the first woman with a traditional face marking to anchor a primetime TV news show. She joi…
100,000 Russian troops remain on Ukraine's border.By WBUR & NPR
High school students across the country are concerned about COVID-19 safety and demanding more protections from their districts.By WBUR & NPR
Claims are being denied because insurance companies say it's not possible to prove someone got the virus at work.By WBUR & NPR
As the Supreme Court debates various abortion-related laws before it, we revisit a conversation with Laura Kaplan, a former member of a Chicago group that provided abortions to women illegally before the Supreme Court legalized the procedure in the 1970s. And, high school students across the country are concerned about COVID-19 safety and demanding…
From infrastructure to child care, Democrats are pushing for issues with broad public support. So why do so many Americans believe our country is headed in the wrong direction? Jack Beatty, Mike Murphy and Anat Shenker-Osorio join Kimberly Atkins Stohr.By WBUR
Cmdr. Billie J. Farrell takes command of Old Ironsides and its 80 crew members on Friday. Throughout its 224-year history, the ship has been run by men.By WBUR
Massachusetts produces more trash than it can manage locally. State officials have a plan to reduce trash over the next 10 years, but activists say it doesn't go far enough, and relies too much on incineration.By WBUR
Until recently it's been particularly challenging for avid beer geeks to find nonalcoholic alternatives that satisfy their quest for interesting flavors. But more craft brewers — many who've been skeptics — are brewing tasty nonalcoholic beers.By WBUR
There are potentially tens of millions of domestic violence survivors with undiagnosed brain injuries. Their stories are slowly coming to light. In a podcast extra, Paula Walters shares her journey to discovering her brain injury, and taking her power back.By WBUR
Michael Curry, president & CEO of the Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers and former president of the NAACP Boston Branch, says Healey enters the race in a position of strength but that other candidates could "catch fire."By WBUR
As an upgraded 5G gets rolled out, 3G is getting rolled back.By WBUR
But the road from the Attorney General's office to the Governorship hasn't been an easy one historically. Can Maura Healey buck the trend?By WBUR
Musician, composer, and author Rob Kapilow is re-upping his work with Celebrity Series of Boston in What Makes It Great this weekend, highlighting the work of songwriting duo Lerner and Loewe.By WBUR
Plus, a conversation with musician, composer and author Rob Kapilow about his new digital performance this week.By WBUR
The suffering caused by domestic violence is emotional, spiritual and physical. But there's one aspect of that suffering that is almost invisible: brain injury. In this First Person diary, survivor Freya Doe shares her story.By WBUR
Others say the term itself is not the problem.By WBUR & NPR
One year ago at his inauguration, Biden promised to unite a deeply divided nation, still reeling from the attack on the Capitol and struggling with the pandemic.By WBUR & NPR
Under the new rule, transgender athletes are required to document sport-specific testosterone levels four weeks before their sport's championship selections.By WBUR & NPR
Republicans plan to take advantage of school closures ahead of midterm congressional elections this year.By WBUR & NPR
New York Attorney General Letitia James released a lengthy filing about financial irregularities in Trump's businesses.By WBUR & NPR
Amory, Ben, and producer Quincy explore three stories, in which a man's furry best friend is shot by a police officer, a person accuses Reese Witherspoon of stealing her horse, and cats are... ethnically stereotyped?By WBUR