Yet another weekend winter storm has set its sights on the coastal northeastern United States, bringing with it high winds, heavy snow, subzero wind chills and the potential for coastal flooding Saturday into Sunday. Continue reading
After winter storm Juno hit New England on Tuesday, Bostonians got out their skis and shovels to tackle the mess. One particular image circulated on Twitter, of a man hard at work clearing snow from the Boston Marathon finish line. Continue reading
A crippling and potentially historic winter storm was approaching a large swath of the northeastern United States Sunday, which officials and forecasters warned could dump up to three feet of snow, produce high winds and cause power outages and flight cancellations between Monday and Wednesday.
Last month, Museum of Fine Arts conservator Pam Hatchfield excavated a 219-year-old time capsule that Paul Revere and then-Governor Samuel Adams had buried under the Massachusetts State House. Continue reading
A 219-year-old time capsule believed to be originally buried in 1795 by then-Governor Samuel Adams and Paul Revere was unearthed Thursday. Continue reading
Alexander Calder was one of the modern masters of art — breaking the mold on sculpture in the 20th century. Nearly 40 years after his death, Calder’s work continues to captivate. WGBH’s Arts Editor Jared Bowen sat down recently with the Chief Curator of the Peabody Essex Museum near Boston to discuss Calder and his creations. Continue reading
Thomas Menino, whose folksy manner and verbal gaffes belied his shrewd political tactics to govern as Boston’s longest-serving mayor and one of its most beloved, died Thursday. He was 71. Continue reading
In a sweeping decision to protect privacy in the digital age, the Supreme Court ruled 9-0 that police need a warrant to search cell phones. Marcia Coyle of The National Law Journal joins Gwen Ifill to look at their unanimous decision, as well as the court’s ruling in a case against Aereo, an Internet startup that sought to share broadcast network TV signals without paying a fee. Continue reading
The FBI agent in charge of the investigation of $500 million worth artwork stolen from a museum in Boston nearly 25 years ago has confirmed sightings of the missing artwork from credible sources.
Under increased security, some 36,000 athletes — the second most in the race’s history — participated in the 118th Boston Marathon. Many raced to honor the three who were killed and more than 260 wounded in bombings a year ago. For the first time in decades, an American runner, Meb Keflezighi, came in first place. Judy Woodruff talks to Adam Reilly of WGBH and Maria Cramer of The Boston Globe. Continue reading