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Wednesday, Jun 19, 2019 at 07:43 PM EDT

BAMS Festival to Be Held at Boston's Franklin Park

BAMS Festival to Be Held at Boston's Franklin Park

The second Boston Arts & Music Soul (BAMS) festival will be held Saturday in Franklin Park and will feature hip-hop, spoken word and soul music. BAMS festival founder, curator and executive director...

Tuesday, Jun 18, 2019 at 07:52 PM EDT

ACLU Poll Finds Mass. Voters Want Checks on Face Recognition Technology

ACLU Poll Finds Mass. Voters Want Checks on Face Recognition Technology

The ACLU of Massachusetts launched a new campaign Tuesday about face surveillance and the threats to civil liberties that technology poses. They've also announced the findings of a first-of-its-kind poll that...

Tuesday, Jun 18, 2019 at 07:33 PM EDT

Vatican Considers Married Priests for Amazon Region

Vatican Considers Married Priests for Amazon Region

In a potentially groundbreaking move, the Roman Catholic Church has opened the door to ordaining older married men to the priesthood in remote areas of the Amazon. Richard Gaillardetz, chair of the Theology...

Tuesday, Jun 18, 2019 at 07:49 PM EDT

What is Restorative Justice and How Was It Applied in Arlington?

What is Restorative Justice and How Was It Applied in Arlington?

An Arlington, Massachusetts police lieutenant who was put on paid leave after writing a column filled with controversial statements about violence, immigrants and more is back on the job after going through a...

Monday, Jun 17, 2019 at 07:43 PM EDT

Concerns That 'Deepfakes' Technology Could Impact Disinforation Wars

Concerns That 'Deepfakes' Technology Could Impact Disinforation Wars

It may be humorous to some but researchers fear "deepfakes" technology could be the next front in disinformation wars in politics online, especially in communities where conspiracy theories thrive....

Monday, Jun 17, 2019 at 07:40 PM EDT

Iran Threatens to Violate Nuclear Deal

Iran Threatens to Violate Nuclear Deal

There are new concerns about escalating tensions with the Trump administration and Iran. Monday morning, Iran announced that it would soon violate a central element of the landmark 2015 nuclear deal. This, after...

Monday, Jun 17, 2019 at 07:43 PM EDT

New PSA Urges Young People to Get Off Their Phones

New PSA Urges Young People to Get Off Their Phones

The Kennedy Forum is trying to raise awareness of young people and their attachment of cell phones, increasing feelings of loneliness with the PSA #getoffthephone. Kristen Standish, CEO of Grapevine, which is...

Friday, Jun 14, 2019 at 07:38 PM EDT

Lawmakers Push to Statewide Ban on Flavored Tabacco Products

Lawmakers Push to Statewide Ban on Flavored Tabacco Products

State Sen. John Keenan joins Sue to talk about the vaping epidemic in Massachusetts schools and how lawmakers want a ban on flavored tobacco products to cut down on their use.

Friday, Jun 14, 2019 at 10:06 PM EDT

Jessica Biel on Anti-Vaccine Bill; Jon Stewart Makes Plea to Congress

Jessica Biel on Anti-Vaccine Bill; Jon Stewart Makes Plea to Congress

Scott Kearnan, food editor of Boston Magazine, and the Reverend Irene Monroe of WGBH Radio's "All Revved Up", join Sue for this week's hot list. Topics include Actress Jessica Biel's stance on...

Thursday, Jun 13, 2019 at 07:43 PM EDT

Scholar Athletes Marks 10th Anniversary With Gala

Scholar Athletes Marks 10th Anniversary With Gala

The local education nonprofit Scholar Athletes is celebrating 10 years and 5,000 students served with a gala next week. Linda Dorcena Forry, Vice Chair of the Board joins Sue to discuss the nonprofit's mission.