Arun Rath appears in the following:
Saturday, March 11, 2017
Carfentanil's a highly potent opioid. It is blamed for hundreds of lethal overdoses. Much of it reaches the U.S. from China, via the U.S. Postal Service. Now, China's announced a ban on the substance.
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Are former detainees still a threat or just desperate to rebuild their lives? In partnership with PBS's
Frontline, Arun Rath traveled to Serbia to find out why it's so difficult to relocate the men.
Thursday, January 19, 2017
Despite President Obama's executive order to close the Guantanamo Bay prison, dozens of detainees from the war on terrorism are still there.
Thursday, January 19, 2017
Kurt Andersen follows the yellow brick road through America’s favorite story and discovers places in the Land of Oz more wonderful, and weirder, than you ever imagined.
Friday, September 23, 2016
Harry Selker has spent his life trying to come up with better ways to keep people from dying of heart attacks. Now he's intent on figuring out if a simple, cheap medication could be a game changer.
Thursday, September 08, 2016
Camp 5, built in 2003 when it seemed the Guantanamo Bay facility was there to stay, will be converted, in part, into a medical clinic. It was where "non-compliant" detainees once were held.
Wednesday, August 03, 2016
Defense attorneys in the military commissions of the alleged 9/11 plotters are throwing up roadblock after roadblock to increase the chances of saving their clients from the death penalty. The government could make the case go a lot quicker, they say, if prosecutors took that danger off the table.
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
The memorial came together in front of the police department — flowers, pictures, messages of support from individuals and communities. Large numbers of people are stopping by, paying their respects.
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
At Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, the focus of a hearing has shifted to a probe of defendants' rights. Five men, accused of planning or supporting the Sept. 11 attacks, claim they've been mistreated in prison.
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Public schools in Massachusetts aren't rushing to comply with President Obama's instructions for bathrooms and transgender students — the state has had that rule on the books for nearly 5 years.
Saturday, May 07, 2016
A new report from the office of the Massachusetts Attorney General's office details egregious misconduct and extensive drug use on the job by a former employee of the state crime lab.
Monday, May 02, 2016
On Sunday night, the Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus featured elephants for the last time. The circus elephants are retiring to Florida.
Sunday, April 17, 2016
Since the bombing at the 2013 Boston Marathon, the event has come to represent the city's resilience. What's changed in the wake of more recent terror attacks in Paris, Brussels and San Bernardino?
Sunday, March 06, 2016
On Friday, the Dean of Harvard Law School, Martha Minow, endorsed a recommendation to change the school's official shield. That's because the shield contains the crest of Isaac Royall, a plantation owner, slave trader and justice of the peace from Antigua whose endowment of land helped establish the school. The ...
Saturday, March 05, 2016
Harvard Law School is considering changing its official seal, which currently honors a slaveholder who was an early donor to the school. That's in response to student protests.
Sunday, February 21, 2016
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Monday, January 25, 2016
When a body goes unclaimed in Boston, it may receive a burial at a city cemetery. Students at a nearby boys' school are among those who volunteer to be pallbearers for people they've never met.
Friday, January 01, 2016
Addiction will be on the agenda for a lot of state legislatures in the coming year. Overdose deaths related to abuse of prescription opioids and heroin are setting records across the country.
Thursday, November 26, 2015
Urban foragers don't just pick their meals from the trash; many eat only the finest, freshest produce — picked from city trees. The League of Urban Canners harvests fruit from trees to make jam.
Sunday, September 27, 2015
Geoff Sobelle calls his new one-man play "a meditation on our relationship to things." On a visit to the show, NPR's Arun Rath gathers a lesson in the meaning of
stuff -- and the memories it can bear.