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WBUR is Boston's NPR News Station, featuring NPR news and programs such as Car Talk, On Point, Here & Now, Only A Game and Radio Boston.

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@WBUR

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English

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890 Commonwealth Avenue Third Floor Boston, MA 02215 (617) 353-0909


Episodes

'Black Kung Fu Chick' Fights Back Against Stereotypes And Adultification Of Black Girls

2/24/2021
The series follows a young Black woman whose responsibilities and burdens get her into trouble when her teacher intervenes with lessons in Qi Gong and Kung Fu.

Duration:00:03:19

Mass. Education Officials Want Schools Fully Reopened

2/23/2021
It’s been nearly a year since Massachusetts schools closed due to the pandemic, and state education officials are taking steps to get some of those schools fully reopened by April.

Duration:00:04:22

Boston Medical Center Emergency Room Doctor Joins Mayoral Race

2/23/2021
He joined WBUR's Deborah Becker to discuss his run for the city's highest office.

Duration:00:03:45

As U.S. Surpasses A Half Million Deaths, COVID Cases Are On The Decline

2/23/2021
"It's certainly premature to think that we are out of the woods. We're not out of the woods. We're just in a somewhat less densely wooded part of the woods," says Bill Hanage, an associate professor of epidemiology at Harvard’s T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

Duration:00:04:33

N.H. Lady, Stranded In New Zealand During Pandemic, Lands Herself A Lockdown Fellow

2/22/2021
Carol Clapp, 73, of Epping, New Hampshire, has been stuck in New Zealand for the past year and a half through the coronavirus pandemic. With her visa set to expire soon, she's finally coming back home to the U.S.

Duration:00:04:30

As He Prepares To Leave Office, U.S. Attorney Lelling Looks Back On What He's Proud Of

2/22/2021
Speaking to WBUR's Deborah Becker, the longtime federal prosecutor was candid and talked about what he is most proud of.

Duration:00:06:40

Singing Bollywood In The Sunroom: A Daughter Remembers Her Dad As He Was Before COVID

2/19/2021
Salman Wasti was an immigrant, a professor, a lover of plants and a collector of things. He’s also one of nearly 500,000 Americans who’ve died from COVID-19. Here, his daughter Noreen remembers her father.

Duration:00:08:50

The Snow Is Falling Slowly In Boston, But The Storm Isn't Finished Yet

2/19/2021
The storm moving through the region could still bring predicted levels of snow accumulation by the time it's over, but it's slow going after just about 1 inch of snow fell in Greater Boston on Thursday.

Duration:00:03:07

Do I Qualify? Vaccine Confusion For Patients With Multiple Serious Medical Conditions

2/18/2021
As Massachusetts makes vaccines available for residents with two or more medical conditions that put them at risk of a severe case of COVID, many residents are finding the state's criteria can be confusing and are trying to figure out if they qualify.

Duration:00:05:00

An Art Installation Confronts Us With A Hurricane, And Our Role In Climate Change

2/18/2021
Boston-based artist Georgie Friedman hopes the installation "Hurricane Lost" will confront people with the growing climate crisis, and their complicity in it.

Duration:00:03:38

Mass. To Expand Vaccinations To Residents Ages 65 And Older

2/17/2021
Beginning Thursday, Massachusetts residents 65 and older will be able to schedule an appointment to receive a COVID vaccine, as will anyone who has two or more specific health issues.

Duration:00:05:36

Lawsuit On COVID Prison Releases Shows Many DOC Workers Refusing Vaccine

2/17/2021
Though the state has started vaccinating prisoners and correctional staff, the numbers show that many are refusing the vaccine and advocates say more needs to be done to stem the spread of the virus now.

Duration:00:04:04

Whitey Bulger Informant Asks For Compassionate Release From Prison

2/17/2021
Former WBUR reporter David Boeri, who closely followed the Bulger saga and trial for years, joined Morning Edition host Bob Oakes to discuss.

Duration:00:05:02

Nobel Peace Prize Winner Bernard Lown Dies

2/16/2021
A leading Harvard physician who shared in the 1985 Nobel Peace Prize has died at his home in Newton. The prize was for activism against nuclear weapons. But Dr. Bernard Lown had a vast array of arrangements.

Duration:00:04:58

Bill Proposes $600M For Universal Child Care

2/16/2021
For more on this proposal, WBUR's Morning Edition was joined by Amy O'Leary, director of the Early Education for All campaign with the advocacy group Strategies for Children.

Duration:00:04:24

Freezing Rain Makes For Icy Commute Tuesday, With Snow On The Way

2/16/2021
Temperatures will rise slightly as rain continues to fall Tuesday, but colder temperatures and more snow are on the way later this week.

Duration:00:03:00

Maine Startup Aims To Pull Carbon Out Of The Atmosphere By Growing — And Then Sinking — Kelp Farms

2/16/2021
The fight against climate change has long focused on scaling back humanity’s emissions of carbon-dioxide. But a movement is growing to think bigger and find ways to actually pull existing CO2 out of the air and lock it up somewhere safe.

Duration:00:06:15

2 Storms Will Hit New England This Week

2/15/2021
We'll see freezing rain accumulate overnight Monday into Tuesday and then a plowable snowstorm Thursday into Friday.

Duration:00:03:14

UMass Amherst Lockdown Taking Mental, Financial Toll On Students

2/15/2021
UMass Amherst went into a two-week lockdown amid a spike in COVID-19 cases. Sara McKenna, a senior there, shares what it's been like on campus.

Duration:00:04:27