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It remains the most valuable — and confounding — art heist in history: 13 artworks stolen from Boston’s Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. Twenty-eight years later, not a single piece in a haul worth half a billion dollars has surfaced. The art, and the thieves who made off with it, remain at large. With first-ever interviews, unprecedented access, and more than a year of investigative reporting, "Last Seen" takes us into the biggest unsolved art heist in history. A joint production from WBUR ...
For 16 years, the Modern Love column has given New York Times readers a glimpse into the complicated love lives of real people. Since its start, the column has evolved into a TV show, three books and a podcast. Now, we are excited to announce a relaunch of the podcast at The Times, hosted by Daniel Jones, the editor and creator of Modern Love, and Miya Lee, editor of Tiny Love Stories and Modern Love projects. Each week, we’ll bring you their favorite stories from the column’s vast archive, ...
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Kind World is a show about how a single act of kindness can change someone's life. In each episode, hosts and reporters Yasmin Amer and Andrea Asuaje search the world for good news stories that will restore your faith in humanity. A production of WBUR.
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The front page of the Internet--also known as Reddit--is making noise. Hosts Ben Brock Johnson and Amory Sivertson dig into the site's vast and curious ecosystem of online communities, collaborating with Reddit's 330 million users and over 140 thousand communities to find all kinds of jaw-dropping narratives. A collaboration between WBUR and Reddit.
Let's make sense of the world – together. From the economy and health care to politics and the environment – and so much more – On Point host Meghna Chakrabarti speaks with newsmakers and real people about the issues that matter most. On Point is produced by WBUR for NPR.
Created and produced by parents of young children, WBUR's Circle Round adapts carefully-selected folktales from around the world into sound- and music-rich radio plays for kids ages 4 to 10. Each 10- to 20-minute episode explores important issues like kindness, persistence and generosity. And each episode ends with an activity that inspires a deeper conversation between children and grown-ups.
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Freak Out and Carry On, WBUR's politics and history podcast, addresses the urgent issues of our time through the lens of history. Hosted by Pulitzer Prize-winning author and journalist Ron Suskind and noted Boston College historian Heather Cox Richardson, the podcast examines the national political landscape and dives into the historical context. New episodes available every Thursday.
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From WBUR and Slate, the solidly reported and also somewhat opinionated take on health news for you and your family. Hosted by veteran health reporters Carey Goldberg and Rachel Zimmerman. Part of the Panoply Network.
A four minute weekly radio comic strip. ...It's what Steve Inskeep and Renee Montagne might be hotly debating as they walk into the studio -- just before they get on mic. This short radiostrip plays out in the kitchen of 11 Central Ave, the home of an extended family where a hodgepodge of other characters regularly drops in.As they rush around in the morning drinking coffee, reading the paper, looking for their shoes, they're talking about everything from the most compelling topics of our ti ...
The Washington Post's Presidential podcast explores how each former American president reached office, made decisions, handled crises and redefined the role of commander-in-chief. It was released leading up to up to Election Day 2016, starting with George Washington in week one and ending on week 44 with the president-elect. New special episodes in the countdown to the 2020 presidential election highlight other stories from U.S. presidential history that can help illuminate our current momen ...
Season Ticket is full of engaging talk, insightful commentary, insider information, and unfiltered conversations with those who make news on the Boston sports scene and those who report on it five days a week. Hosted by Boston Globe sports columnist Chris Gasper, in partnership with WBUR, Boston’s NPR station, this daily show will make you feel closer to your favorite teams than ever before.
An exploration of the life that happens before, behind, and beyond the spotlight. Host Geoff Edgers paints intimate, sound-rich, and surprising portraits of some of the most creative people in the world. The first season includes: Norm Macdonald, Ava Duvernay, Ms. Pat, Hanson and David Letterman. A collaboration between WBUR and The Washington Post.
One woman's quest to end her war with food. Hosts Juna Gjata and Dr. Eddie Phillips wield solid science, medical knowledge, common sense and an endless supply of dad jokes to teach us how to eat better and feel better about it. Hint: It’s not dieting. They discuss exercise, body image, food addiction, genetics, weight loss and more. A WBUR production.
WBUR's Morning Edition host Bob Oakes spoke with Rev. Liz Walker, who helped arrange the virtual meeting. She is also a member of Gov. Charlie Baker's coronavirus vaccine advisory group.By WBUR
Start your day with WBUR meteorologist David Epstein's latest Boston-area weather forecast.By WBUR
A conversation with journalist Chris Whipple about restoring the CIA and the challenging road ahead for President-elect Joe Biden.By WBUR & NPR
A walking bridge in western Massachusetts was badly damaged in an autumn storm, but the town doesn’t own the land under it. So residents have banded together to take on the project — for its practical and historical value.By WBUR
Senator Ed Markey has been sporting a pair of red, white and black Nikes since 1981.By WBUR
Chicken patrol. Tiny plates. Purses lined with plastic bags. In the spirit of Thanksgiving, Endless Thread re-releases "All You Can Eat," an episode that peeks behind the curtain of the strange world of all-you-can-eat buffets, from the strategies buffet owners use to protect their profits to the hungry customers who try to game the system. Listen …
Chances are you didn't run your annual turkey trot this year. While some races went virtual, asking participants to run on their own and send a donation, others canceled altogether. So what does that mean for charity dollars during the giving season? Stacy Palmer of the Chronicle of Philanthropy explains the challenges. Also, Native Americans are a…
For centuries, composers have drawn inspiration from the oldest melody-makers in the world: birds.By WBUR & NPR
The president-elect's statements about national security represent a stark change of strategy from President Trump's "America first" approach.By WBUR & NPR
The poignant work is based on David Grossman's book about a couple grieving the death of their child.By WBUR & NPR
The company has admitted an error that is raising questions about the accuracy of the data.By WBUR & NPR
Social service nonprofits like food pantries and housing community centers are experiencing such severe need that the demand is “only going to grow worse" as the pandemic continues.By WBUR & NPR
The Indian Health Service federal agency reported a 25% positivity rate among Native Americans in the Great Plains, which includes North and South Dakota.By WBUR & NPR
As we do every Thanksgiving, we'll take a visit to see the snow geese in Vermont with host Robin Young and her late uncle Lachlan Maclachlan Field. And, Jane Arraf has covered Egypt, Iraq, and other parts of the Middle East for NPR News for the past four years. Before she leaves NPR for her next chapter at the New York Times, she joins us to talk a…
Some football games that are normally played on this holiday are canceled altogether. Others will be played with no fans or just a limited number of spectators.By WBUR & NPR
Jane Arraf has covered Egypt, Iraq, and other parts of the Middle East for NPR News for the past four years.By WBUR & NPR
In a 5-4 vote, SCOTUS sided with religious groups in New York who claim Gov. Andrew Cuomo's coronavirus restrictions on religious services targeted them.By WBUR & NPR
The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade was reduced in size and closed to spectators this year out of coronavirus concerns.By WBUR & NPR
As we do every Thanksgiving, we'll take a visit to see the snow geese in Vermont with host Robin Young and her late uncle Lachlan Maclachlan Field.By WBUR & NPR
What we can learn from Dwight Eisenhower's life and leadership. Susan Eisenhower and Jack Beatty join Meghna Chakrabarti.By WBUR & NPR
For more on how Pine Street Inn is approaching Thanksgiving this year, Lyndia Downie, the organization's president and executive director, joined WBUR's Morning Edition host Bob Oakes.By WBUR
In 2015, former Massachusetts Governor Michael Dukakis went viral for collecting turkey carcasses. The exposure made it hard for the tradition to continue.By WBUR
Start your day with WBUR meteorologist David Epstein's latest Boston-area weather forecast.By WBUR
Despite warnings and restrictions, many students do plan to travel during the Thanksgiving break. But others will keep their distance for the semester's final weeks.By WBUR
In the run up to Thanksgiving, more Massachusetts residents have been seeking coronavirus tests, and lines have lengthened at testing sites around the state.By WBUR
Surveys show people of color are the most hesitant to take a vaccine against the coronavirus. Plus, Amy Traverso is an unabashed apple fan, and the author of a newly revised and updated "The Apple Lover's Cookbook."By WBUR
The Maine-based groundfishing vessel went missing off the coast of Provincetown early Monday morning.By WBUR
Host Tiziana Dearing reflect on a Thanksgiving unlike any other -- which comes in the middle of a pandemic and a reckoning about who we are as a people, and what we stand for.By WBUR
These days, testing is easier said than done, with long lines stretching out at testing sites all over the state.By WBUR
Amy Traverso is the senior food editor at Yankee magazine. She's also an unabashed apple fan, and the author of a newly revised and updated "The Apple Lover's Cookbook." She takes listener calls on how to identify apples, buy them and how to eat and cook with them.By WBUR
As the promise of a coronavirus vaccine becomes more of a reality, not everyone is ready or willing to take a vaccine. Recent studies find that people of color are the most hesitant right now to take the vaccine.By WBUR
We join local chefs, restaurateurs and authors in the kitchen and at the table to talk about family and food.By WBUR
For Native peoples, Thanksgiving is not a day to rejoice. It's a day of mourning. We talk to the granddaughter of one of the founders of the National Day of Mourning, which is honored every Thanksgiving in Plymouth, Massachusetts. Also, we visit Crossroads Mission, a homeless shelter in Yuma, Arizona, ahead of their yearly Thanksgiving meal, which …