We talk with Ilan Stavans, author of a history of Latinos in the U.S. Stavans says there’s a question of assimilation, of diversity and of becoming “American,” especially for Latinos, and especially when it comes to how Massachusetts understands what he calls “non-whiteness.”
According to a new study, wild summer temperature swings could actually be fatal for elders struggling with chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.
An MBTA commuter and BU student looks into the damage being done to riders’ hearing by the loud screeching noise made by the Green Line as it turns out of Boylston Station.
The meaning of the word “jazz” has an unlikely history. It starts 100 years ago with an obscure baseball player named Ben Henderson.
WBUR's Sacha Pfeiffer is co-hosting Radio Boston while Meghna Chakrabarti is on maternity leave.
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