If Dzhokhar Tsarnaev gets life in prison, he’ll likely go to ADX, sometimes called the Alcatraz of the Rockies. The Boston Globe’s David Abel reports the Florence, Colorado, prison is designed for the harshest possible form of solitary confinement.
Undaunted is a new documentary about the first person with dwarfism to finish the Boston Marathon. Boston Globe reporter David Abel and Juli Windsor, the young woman who made the historic run speak about the journey.
The Massachusetts Department of Public Health this week announced it will change the way it licenses medical marijuana dispensaries, following a long and controversial process to open them.
When Red Sox owner John Henry won the bidding to purchase the Boston Globe this summer from the New York Times, there was great fanfare.
The Boston Globe announced this week that it would close its three remaining foreign bureaus — in Jerusalem, Berlin and Bogota — in an effort to save jobs elsewhere. The globe has been scaling back on its foreign bureaus for some time. It closed its post in Baghdad in February. WFCR’s Bob Paquette spoke with UMass journalism professor Norm Sims about the bureau closures. Sims says he doesn’t expect the Globe’s international coverage to diminish.