As governor of Massachusetts in 2005, Mitt Romney required all Massachusetts hospitals, including Catholic ones, to provide emergency contraception to rape victims, even though some Catholics view the morning-after pill as a form of abortion.
Economist Cliff Waldman says that while more people are getting jobs, the percentage of people who have been unemployed for 6 months or more rose to levels not seen since the Great Depression.
Waltham, Mass., resident Dave Cutler is hoping his activity on social media will grab the attention of prospective employers and help him land a job.
It was an odd game last night — with Giants quarterback Eli Manning telling his running back not to score even though the Giants were losing. And this happened with less than a minute on the clock.
Move over Madison Avenue– consumers created the most popular ads this Super Bowl. From the funny to the wistful to the downright raunchy, which ads were the winners and losers this Super Bowl?
Author Margot Livesey read Charlotte Bronte’s “Jane Eyre” when she was a nine-year-old in Scotland and identified strongly with the orphan Jane. We speak with Livesey about how Jane Eyre is incorporated into her new novel.
Jeremy Hobson joins Robin Young as co-host of Here & Now in its new 2-hour format, from WBUR and NPR.
Residents have decided not to hold a public commemoration to mark the first anniversary this coming Saturday of the shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.3 Comments | more »
School bullying used to take place in hallways and classrooms. Now much of it happens online. Some school districts are hiring private companies to monitor social media for potential problems.10 Comments | more »
Mary Robinson, the former president of Ireland, was a friend of former South African President Nelson Mandela. She joins us and says, “He was the best of us.”Comment | more »