Republican Karyn Polito is a veteran state legislator from Shrewsbury, an attorney and part owner of a commercial real estate development firm and she’s running to be the state’s next lieutenant governor.
Madeline Barnes died November 26, 2012, in Boston. She was 74 years old — a single mother, a nurse and nursing instructor, an eternal dieter, and a determined force who didn’t ask for help.
Oral contraceptives were born in Massachusetts out of the ardent efforts of four people: a researcher ousted from Harvard in the 1930s, a Catholic gynecologist in Boston, an MIT-trained millionaire and feminist Margaret Sanger.
This week in Boston, Shakespeare’s Globe, the London-based theater company, is performing King Lear in a production presented by ArtsEmerson.
Here’s the latest dispatch from a health care system in need of repair: if you need psychiatric care — or if you’re trying to help a family member get it — it’s a challenge in Boston.
The story of 3,600 South Sudanese refugees who were relocated to the United States has inspired a Hollywood movie.
Much of Boston was built by claiming land from the sea. But with rising seas, those areas are will soon be vulnerable to the waters again.
Big time out-of-state help arrived for the gubernatorial two candidates, state officials try to ease public fears about Ebola, and former Gov. Michael Dukakis testified on behalf of Robel Phillipos.
What does it mean for a women’s college to embrace students who are born female and become men?
Actor Carey Elwes — who plays Westley — has written a book about the film. It’s called, “As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales from the Making of the Princess Bride.”
WBUR's Sacha Pfeiffer is co-hosting Radio Boston while Meghna Chakrabarti is on maternity leave.
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