John King — host of Inside Politics on CNN — talked about immigration, the downing of the Malaysian airliner, the Ukraine-Russia crisis, and why Massachusetts seems to produce so many presidential also-rans. (Starts at 1:00)
Mass. Education Secretary Matt Malone joined Jim and Margery for Ask the Secretary.
Boston Globe business writer Shirley Leung wrote Friday about a MoveOn.org petition to help Roxbury-based businesses succeed in Dudley Square. Business is booming with the renovation of the Ferdinand Building.
Are you feeling overwhelmed by all the coverage of the missing Malaysian Air flight 370? Jim and Margery asked listeners if they appreciate wall-to-wall coverage — even when it risks heading into aimless speculation. (Starts at 1:00)
The Boston Globe recently cataloged ways workers take their lunch breaks. For some it was a quick meal outdoors. Others stayed right at their desks and kept on working. Jim Braude and Margery Eagan surveyed listeners on their lunchtime habits.
City Councilor-At-Large John Connolly joined Jim Braude and Margery Eagan for a final pre-election interview. Voters go to the polls Tuesday to decide which candidate ushers in a new era at City Hall. State Rep. Marty Walsh will join Jim and Margery Monday for a final interview.
PatrickSmith has piloted flights for decades across the US and other countries. On Wednesday he joined Margery Eagan and Sue O'Connell — filling in for Jim Braude — to answer listeners' questions about air travel. Curious what goes on once the cockpit is locked? Have nagging questions that come up every time you fly? Tweet us, leave a message on Facebook, or comment below.
President Barack Obama fist bumps World Bank President Jim Kim after Kim teed off during their golf outing at Vineyard Golf Club in Edgartown, Mass., on the island of Martha's Vineyard Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013.
When airline pilot and writer Patrick Smith started taking questions from the traveling public through his Salon.com series, Ask the Pilot, he was amazed by how many people were terrified of turbulence.
Soon hordes of travelers will descend on the nation's airports for the year's busiest travel season. Long lines and delays, crying babies, missed connections and expensive snacks are common irritants for travelers. But behind the scenes, airline workers have their own long list of gripes.