We speak with Phillip Martin, reporter for WGBH, about the increase in human trafficking in New England and beyond. Martin's reporting exposes where and how human trafficking crimes take place and why it is so difficult to prevent them.
We speak with writer Kris Frieswick about her forthcoming article about the office of lieutenant governor in this Sunday's Boston Globe Magazine: 'Do we really need a lieutenant governor? Several states say no. Should Massachusetts be next?'
President Barack Obama will meet with Arizona Governor Jan Brewer today. The president opposes Arizona's controversial immigration law, but sentiment may be growing to support the kind of harsh anti-immigrant legislation seen in Arizona.
This month, our friends at Serious Eats are kicking off a new series, in which they look at the most emblematic foods from all fifty of our United States. Ed Levine, the founder of Serious Eats, talks with us about the Northeast edition.
We're holding Mother Nature responsible for this week's nominations. In partnership with The Week magazine, we find that it was a good week for an uninhabited island in the Bay of Bengal and a bad week for Rhode Island basements.
Eight states are implementing a radical new program in high schools next year that will allow students to graduate early and enter into two-year community colleges, if they pass the right tests. But are students mature enough to handle the pressure?
So, why does it seem to be the explosive of choice for these terrorists? To help explain this is Jimmie Oxley, a professor of chemistry at the University of Rhode Island, whose specialty is explosives.
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