Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson host Here & Now, a live two-hour production of NPR and WBUR Boston.
Former Marine Matt Victoriano is being recognized as a "Champion of Change" at the White House.
Music critic Jody Rosen defends the kind of over-the-top, sentimental songs that Journey, Lionel Richie, Billy Joel and Prince made famous.
From barber shops to bike shops, WBUR's Deborah Becker looks at what the protests have meant for businesses.
Steve Almond writes, "our allegiance to football legitimizes and ever fosters within us a tolerance for violence, greed, racism, and even homophobia."