Former Gov. Michael Dukakis thought the result at the high court was positive but saw challenges ahead in the struggle to fix the U.S. health care system.
No matter how happy they seem in public, one local sports reporter has seen plenty of dark undercurrents once they get home.
Danielle Dreilinger, author and web producer for WGBH.org, shares her memory of conversion from New York-bred Yankees fan to a die-hard member of the Red Sox Nation, and the effect it's had on her loved ones.
At the age of 26, WGBH News' Ibby Caputo was diagnosed with leukemia. She needed expensive treatment — and qualified for MassHealth. It made her ask: whose lives matter, and at what cost?
The Super Bowl was the most-watched TV show in U.S. history — but for geeks, the excitement was online, with NBC's first-ever web stream. How did the experience measure up?
Did the New England Conservatory overreact when it fired its renowned conductor?
He may hold the Senate seat now, but Scott Brown is facing a stiff challenge from Democratic front-runner Elizabeth Warren.
New Census data show disturbingly high rates of poverty in the U.S. Should the government be doing more to help?
One observer said Barney Frank set an example for young LGBT politicians because he was open about his sexual orientation but it didn't define him.
WGBH News takes a critical look at the changing political landscape with former Mass. Gov. and past presidential candidate Michael Dukakis.
Cain is "reassessing" his options after accusations of a 13-year extramarital affair — and a former N.H. Republican party chair has had it up to here.
In his annual Thanksgiving visit to Emily Rooney's set, Boston mayor Tom Menino said he won't be the first to kick Occupiers out of Dewey Square but the movement's time may be running out. Also: a new project at the Filene's site in six months?
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It can be hard for Bostonians to understand the loyalty to now-departed Penn. State coach Joe Paterno, in an area where college football is a religion — until they think about the abuse scandal in the Catholic church.
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Sitcoms are featured, including I Love Lucy, Make Room for Daddy, The Honeymooners, and The Dick Van Dyke Show. Actors Joyce Randolph, Marlo Thomas, Andy Griffith, Mary Tyler Moore, and Dick Van Dyke reminisce.
We can’t imagine America without the Afghanistan War even though we have done almost everything possible to eliminate terrorism -- except for declare peace. We are numb to this war and it's time to snap out of it.
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