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April 21, 2016 5 Comments

A Look Back At The Brief History Of Trump Airlines

In 1989, Trump bought the Eastern Air Lines Shuttle, which ran hourly flights between Boston, New York and Washington, D.C.

April 18, 2016 2 Comments

Ethiopians Complete First-Ever Sweep Of Boston Marathon

Lemi Berhanu Hayle won the men’s race with a time of 2:12:45 and Atsede Baysa won the women’s race in 2:29:19.

April 15, 2016 Comment

Bobbi Gibb Led The Way For Women At The Boston Marathon

When she broke the rules to run the men’s-only race in 1966, “my father actually thought that I was deranged.”

April 12, 2016 2 Comments

Two Women And The Impact Of War In The Middle East

A Syrian student and a U.S. Army veteran have struck up a friendship while studying conflict resolution.

March 4, 2016 3 Comments

Legendary Tennis Journalist Bud Collins Dies At 86

He was famous for his love and deep knowledge of tennis, and infamous perhaps for his sartorial sense.

January 18, 2016 2 Comments

U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera Celebrates MLK Day

The nation’s first Mexican-American poet laureate reflects on the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

January 14, 2016 Comment

Boston Celebrates GE’s Plans For Corporate Move

Starting this summer, 800 executives and top product managers will pack up their desks in Connecticut and move to Boston.

January 4, 2016 13 Comments

Boston Globe Reporters Deliver Their Own Newspapers

With customers and reporters increasingly frustrated about delivery problems, Globe staffers stepped up to help deliver papers.

January 1, 2016 3 Comments

Remembering WWII Veteran Susumu Ito

The Harvard professor, who served in one of the most decorated units in American military history, died in September at the age of 96.

December 30, 2015 2 Comments

Massachusetts Nurse On Volunteering With Migrants

Jennifer Silverstone volunteered at a refugee camp in western France. She tells us about her experience, and the conditions in the camp.

December 29, 2015 Comment

Veteran Marathoner Ready For Another Olympic Bid

In February, 40-year-old Meb Keflezighi will try to make his 4th Olympic team when he runs in the Olympic Marathon Trials race in Los Angeles.

December 21, 2015 3 Comments

Christmas In The City Brings Joy To Thousands Of Children In Need

Twenty-seven years ago, Jake and Sparky Kennedy held a party for 100 homeless children. Today, the party has grown to become one of the largest Christmas events in the country with almost 5,000 children each year.

December 10, 2015 Comment

Norovirus Outbreak Raises Questions About Chipotle Food Safety

Boston public health officials say norovirus is responsible for sickening scores of people who ate at a Chipotle restaurant.

November 23, 2015 Comment

New Exhibit Highlights Native American Fashion

A new traveling exhibition called Native Fashion Now has debuted at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Massachusetts.

November 17, 2015 Comment

Facial Feminization Surgery: What Makes A Face Feminine?

“We hear beauty is only skin deep; it’s not. It has to do a lot with the bones,” says one of the surgeons who pioneered the surgery.

November 9, 2015 20 Comments

Beyond Counting Footsteps: Wearable Tech That Measures How You Work

Humanyze builds devices to analyze things like how an employee talks, with whom they’re talking, body movement and location.

November 3, 2015 2 Comments

With New Film, Globe Editor Walter Robinson Steps Into The Spotlight

The Boston Globe’s Walter Robinson, played by Michael Keaton in “Spotlight”, discusses how it feels to be depicted on the big screen.

October 19, 2015 Comment

EMC Sale Tests Massachusetts Tech Sector

Dell is buying the data storage company for a whopping $67 billion. So why is it renewing doubts about the state’s tech sector?

October 16, 2015 7 Comments

Jacques Ze Whipper Cracks His Way Toward Guinness Book

News anchor by day, performer by night, Jack Lepiarz is trying to set the world record for the most whip-cracks in a minute.

October 7, 2015 2 Comments

New York Attorney General Launches Inquiry Into DraftKings, FanDuel

The fantasy sports companies are under scrutiny after a DraftKings employee won $350,000 on FanDuel’s site.

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Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson host Here & Now, a live two-hour production of NPR and WBUR Boston.

April 28 15 Comments

Men Read Mean Tweets At Women And The Video Goes Viral

Two Chicago-area sports journalists gathered the tweets directed at them and asked men to read them to their faces. The result went viral.

April 28 7 Comments

HBO's CEO On Virtual Reality And ‘Sesame Street’

In the second part of our interview with Richard Plepler, he discusses why the premium cable network picked up "Sesame Street."

April 28 Comment

Gloria Estefan Reflects On Her Life Story In ‘On Your Feet!’

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson catches up with the Cuban-born American singer backstage after a performance.

April 27 26 Comments

Economist: NAFTA Benefits Economy Despite Job Losses

Gordon Hanson explains his research on the effects of the North American Free Trade Agreement and why he still supports it.