The last stretch of the Boston Marathon course will never feel the same. But on Wednesday, those few blocks of Boylston Street in Boston re-opened to the public for the first time since the blasts on April 15th.
With funding tight and a desire to innovate in digital, Public Radio International has agreed to be acquired by WGBH, in an effort to have greater scale and greater impact. PRI will remain operationally independent, but an affiliated company of WGBH.
A piece of Chinese jade art stolen more than 30 years ago has been returned to Harvard Art Museums. The ornamental incense burner was set to be auctioned in Hong Kong when officials realized it was stolen.
Renata Teodoro was brought to the US as a toddler. Many years later, her family decided to return to their native Brazil after some of them faced deportation. But Renata stayed and now benefits from a program that protects some young immigrants from deportation. It even gave her the freedom to travel to Brazil to see her family again.
The World's Marco Werman profiles two musicians who are taking part in the annual South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas. Dutch blues guitarist Joep Pelt and blues guitarist Lobi Traore from Mali recorded a CD together.