Sarah Birnbaum is a reporter based Boston. She was formerly in Cape Town, South Africa.
Previously, Sarah was WGBH Radio’s political and State House reporter.
Business, Economics and Jobs
The newly added aluminum cladding used to cover London's Grenfell Tower is being blamed for the fire's rapid spread. Planning documents reveal the material was used in order to make the flats look better from the luxury apartments nearby.
Arts, Culture & Media
The Guardian and London Evening Standard columnist Simon Jenkins says the media is giving the terrorists too much publicity.
Science, Tech & Environment
It's a bad time to be a sea turtle. They’re threatened by pollution. They get caught in fishing nets. Their habitat is being destroyed by coastal development. As if all that weren’t bad enough, they must also contend with egg poachers.
Jim Hoft thinks the Trump presidency will be a win for the US and for the world. And he's also not worried about Russia.
Awkward photos of Donald Trump on his foreign trip have inspired hilarious memes and caption contests. But why doesn't Trump have more control over the visual record of his presidency?