Edward Knapp, a supervisory special agent with the FBI, has spent much of the day testifying about how the bombs were made and the destruction they left in their wake.
Douthit-Boyd is just 30 years old. He’s been with Alvin Ailey for 11 years, but his love of dance started young. His artistically-inclined family enrolled him in dance classes at the age of 5, which Douthit-Boyd says was fun, but dance didn’t become a calling until he turned 13 and saw his first live performance of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.
Beacon Hill is buzzing with a proposal to legalize marijuana for recreational use — we talk to Dr. Kevin Hill about the real facts behind the drug.
Efforts to pass federal legislation mandating that businesses provide paid leave have repeatedly stalled. So, the action on this issue has shifted to state and local legislatures.
Mayor Marty Walsh announced a series of initiatives to improve safety for cars, pedestrians and bicycles. Among the plans — a $17 million project to rebuild part of Commonwealth Avenue. When completed in 2017, it would be the first so-called “cycle track” in the city.
Kate Reed and Mohammed Sayed’s innovative ways to improve the average wheelchair earned them tickets to the White House Science Fair on Monday.
Is Boston on its way to becoming kid-free? We speak to one of the co-authors of a recent article in CommonWealth Magazine that explores the sharp decline in the population of school-aged children in Boston.
We’ll talk with author Bob Katz about his new book: The Whistleblower: Rooting for the Ref in the High-Stakes World of College Basketball. Then, we’ll talk with Bill Littlefield about the sports news of the week.
Boston 2024, the privately funded group behind the Olympics bid, is now working to put a referendum on next year’s ballot.
A study by Stanford University suggests students at charter schools in Boston dramatically out-performed students at traditional public schools. We examine the debate over charter schools and if there’s another way.
We talk to folklore expert Maria Tatar about a recently unearthed collection of 19th century fairy tales that she’s translated into modern English.
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