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Monday, May 20, 2019 at 07:47 PM EDT

Efforts to Save Endangered Right Whales

Efforts to Save Endangered Right Whales

Local lobstermen aren't happy about new federal regulations aimed at protecting endangered right whales. But whale scientists say the move is key to saving the whales and is important for the health of the...

Friday, May 17, 2019 at 07:32 PM EDT

15 Year Anniversary of Same-Sex Marriage in Massachusetts

15 Year Anniversary of Same-Sex Marriage in Massachusetts

On the 15th anniversary, we take a look back at the legal and political battles that preceded and followed the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court's ruling which legalized same-sex marriage. Arline Isaacson,...

Friday, May 17, 2019 at 07:57 PM EDT

Boston Answering; Constance Wu Backlash

Boston Answering; Constance Wu Backlash

Dr. Monica O'Neal, clinical psychologist, and the Reverend Irene Monroe of WGBH Radio's "All Revved Up", join Sue for this week's hot list. This week's topics include #youknowme, an alternative...

Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 10:39 PM EDT

The Works of Mark Garfinkel

The Works of Mark Garfinkel

Photojournalist and videographer Mark Garfinkel of necn and NBC10 Boston joins Sue to look at some of the images he has captured over the past few weeks.

Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 08:56 PM EDT

A Look at Alabama's Extreme Abortion Law

A Look at Alabama's Extreme Abortion Law

Alabama's new abortion law, like other restrictive laws in several other states, has received bi-partisan scorn in Washington. Is it destined for the Supreme Court and its new conservative majority? Jennifer...

Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 08:55 PM EDT

Remembering the Life and Work of Doris Day

Remembering the Life and Work of Doris Day

She retired from performing over 45 years ago, but by then, Doris Day had established herself as a major movie and singing star. Ty Burr, Boston Globe culture and film critic, joins Sue to talk about why Day...

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 07:52 PM EDT

San Francisco Becomes 1st City to Ban Facial Recognition Technology

San Francisco Becomes 1st City to Ban Facial Recognition Technology

San Francisco has become the first city in the United States to ban police or other government agencies to use facial recognition technology and a Massachusetts community may be next. Plus, new video of the...

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 07:54 PM EDT

Venezuelans Living in Boston Look at Situation in Their Country

Venezuelans Living in Boston Look at Situation in Their Country

Venezuela is in danger of becoming a failed state. Already, a humanitarian crisis has led more than 3 million Venezuelans to flee their homes, electricity and food has become scarce to many, and the country's...

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at 07:34 PM EDT

Sen. Elizabeth Warren Turns Down Fox News Town Hall

Sen. Elizabeth Warren Turns Down Fox News Town Hall

U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts turned down free media on Fox News Channel, rejecting an offer for a televised town hall. Was it a principled stand or a lost opportunity? Plus, how Joe Biden's strong...

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at 07:43 PM EDT

Communities Consider Banning Religious Exemptions for Vaccines

Communities Consider Banning Religious Exemptions for Vaccines

With the measles outbreak showing no signs of slowing down, communities are taking steps to try to control future outbreaks, by prohibiting religious exemptions from vaccines. Nadia Abuelezam, Boston College...