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Cambridge Peacemaker Padraig O’Malley On Conflict, Addiction, New Documentary

A new documentary by Central Square Films and Brookline-based director James Demo dives deep into the professional — and personal — life of Padraig O’Malley.

Half Earth: E.O. Wilson On How To Save The Planet

Edward O. Wilson is professor emeritus at Harvard and one of the living giants in the natural sciences, but he doesn’t mind being called “the ant guy.”

Mona Haydar hands out free coffee, donuts and flowers. (Courtesy Mona Haydar)

What Happens When A Duxbury Couple Sets Up Their ‘Ask A Muslim’ Table Around Boston

One Duxbury-based Muslim married couple — Sebastian Robins and Mona Haydar — felt such discomfort after the attacks in San Bernardino and Paris, they didn’t even want to leave the house. Then, they had an idea.

New Settlements Reached In Clergy Sex Abuse Cases In Boston Area

The settlements were reached for cases from the 1930s to the 1980s and in all totaled over $750,000 in cash and counseling.

Boston Latin School. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

What Drives Teenagers To Say Hateful Things To Each Other?

We’ve been hearing a lot about racist hate speech among teenagers in the Boston area recently — what’s driving it and how can it change?

Newton North High School was the site of a series of chants that quickly escalated into anti-Semitism. (Wikimedia Commons)

Anti-Semitic Chants At High School Game Contrast Catholic Teachings

Catholic Memorial administrators planned a series of student assemblies and they’re asking students not to attend the state semifinal game at TD Garden.

Desiree Moninski stands in the middle of a corn field on the land the Islamic Society of Greater Worcester wants to turn into a cemetery. She lives in the farmhouse across Corbin Road and wishes the land would remain a farm. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

Dudley Zoning Board Rejects Muslim Cemetery Plans

A big battle over a proposed Muslim cemetery in the small town of Dudley carried over into another packed and angry hearing Thursday.

Reflecting On 2015: The Year In Catholicism

We look at the year in Catholicism.

What food traditions do you have with your family during the holidays? (Josh McGinn/Flickr)

When Family Comes Together Over Food During The Holidays

To talk about how food can bring us together with our families for the holidays, we were joined by a couple of family food experts.

How A Freshman Republican Senator Spoke Out Against McCarthyism In 1950

We look back on a Republican U.S. senator who stepped up and challenged her party in the days of McCarthyism.

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