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Week In Review: Cuba, Olympics, Budget Shortfall, Warren’s Rise

We’ll talk about Washington’s about-face on Cuba, the looming shortfall in the state budget, the bid for Boston to get the 2024 summer Olympics, and the rise of Elizabeth Warren as a liberal standard-bearer.

Harvard Family, Work Survey Points To High Expectations, Disappointing Results For Women

When 7,000 business school alumni were asked how career priorities and child care were split between husbands and wives, their answers didn’t sound like progress.

Chadwick Stokes On “The Horse Comanche”

Massachusetts-native Chadwick Stokes is perhaps best known as the frontman for the bands Dispatch and State Radio, with whom he’s played to sold-out crowds at TD Garden and Madison Square Garden in New York.

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Tsarnaev Appears In Court For First Time In Over One Year

Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev appeared in court earlier this morning in what was a very short hearing. An outburst from the courtroom crowd made the hearing eventful.

Cognoscenti: Improving The Massachusetts Criminal Justice System

Dr. Don Berwick on how to improve the criminal justice system in Massachusetts.

Slow Food, Meet Slow Medicine

Slow medicine means really knowing your patients instead of just treating them, slow observation instead of quick intervention. If slow is good for food, why not for medicine?

Hiawatha Bray On Technology: Tech Wins And Loses For 2014

Reporters who cover the tech beat don’t get to keep all those nifty gadgets that companies like Apple or Google send them to review.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Historic Breakthrough In U.S.-Cuban Relations

We get some perspective on what a thawing of U.S.-Cuban relations means for both nations from Paul Hare, former British Ambassador to Cuba.

Pharmaceutical Fraud: 14 Accused Of Causing Meningitis Deaths

An investigation on the 14 arrests of founders and NECC employees who knowingly compounded, mislabeled, and distributed contaminated medication that killed 64 people in 20 states.

Should Environmental Considerations Be Factored Into Dietary Guidelines?

The Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee is working on revisions to federal guidelines due out next year. And for the first time, it’s considering the environmental implications of your food choices.

Folk Singer Tom Rush Brings ‘Club 47 Tradition’ Back To Life

Now, after more than 50 years onstage, Tom Rush is still writing music and performing.

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