Curt Nickisch appears in the following:
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Super Bowl madness is in full swing in Phoenix, where the majority of fans have flocked for Sunday's championship. Budget hotels have suddenly turned pricey, buildings have been covered in sponsors' colors — and there's even some references to the two teams competing in the game.
Saturday, December 06, 2014
Sunday's MLS Cup features a player with one leg shorter than the other, metal plates in his face and an ear-to-ear scar. Charlie Davies, nearly killed in a 2009 car crash, is finally back on his game.
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
We hear from young Germans, from a 17-year-old who urges solidarity, to a 27-year-old who thinks the wall should be rebuilt.
Monday, November 10, 2014
On the 25th anniversary of the day the wall came down, Curt Nickisch of WBUR speaks to Germans about their memories of that time.
Friday, September 05, 2014
Thousands of workers for the supermarket chain forced the company to back down and restore its CEO. One expert says the labor movement needs to be as creative as those workers to win the next fight.
Thursday, August 28, 2014
For six weeks, workers at Market Basket have protested to demand the reinstatement of the supermarket chain's former president, Arthur T. Demoulas. On Thursday, they got their way. Demoulas, who had been ousted by the company's board in June, will be returning to his position as part of a new deal.
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Arthur T. Demoulas has regained control of the company in a deal worth $1.5 billion. The move ends a battle between rival factions of the family that left store shelves bare and stakeholders angry.
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Worker protests have brought business to a standstill, forcing managers to tell thousands of part-time employees to stay home. Workers demand the return of their ousted CEO.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Arthur T. Demoulas, chief executive of the New England grocery chain Market Basket, was pushed out by his cousin in a boardroom struggle. Protesting employees have brought business to a standstill.
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Ted Stanley is giving $650 million to the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard to find and treat the genetic underpinnings of mental illnesses. His son has bipolar disorder.
Thursday, June 26, 2014
One reason for weakness: many young people, saddled with student loan debt, elevated unemployment and less-than-perfect credit scores, are staying out of the market.
Friday, June 06, 2014
The on-demand car ride company is taking to the waters of Boston Harbor to try out water taxi service.
Friday, June 06, 2014
State media reports that Jeffrey Edward Fowle acted "contrary to the purpose of tourism" and is being investigated. North Korea is known to be holding at least two other Americans.
Sunday, August 11, 2013
When the FBI brought reputed mob boss James "Whitey" Bulger back to his old stomping ground of South Boston to be tried in federal court after 16 years on the lam, he must have done a double take. The neighborhood that Bulger is accused of terrorizing with murders and extortion is booming. This story originally aired on All Things Considered on July 18, 2013.
Thursday, July 18, 2013
The neighborhood that reputed mob boss James "Whitey" Bulger is accused of terrorizing with murders and extortion is now a destination.
Friday, May 31, 2013
The State of Massachusetts is suing the Obama administration over lowered catch limits for historic Northeast species such as cod. Commercial fishermen say the drastic reductions that just went into effect will put them out of business. The state attorney general alleges regulators violated federal law by failing to take the economic impact into account.
Sunday, May 26, 2013
Now in their 70s, those who lost their dads in the war may not have clear memories of their own fathers. They've made do with voice recordings, letters and long-hidden photos, and found their own ways to honor their fathers' sacrifices.
Friday, April 26, 2013
Businesses around Copley Square are hoping the Boston Marathon bombings won't be officially declared an act of terrorism. That's because they stand to lose insurance money. Many have business interruption insurance to pay for lost income — but that doesn't apply to terrorism and few businesses pay extra to cover it.
Monday, April 22, 2013
Monday is the first major work day since police apprehended a man believed to be one of the marathon bombers. The other suspect was killed in a shootout with police on Friday. Much of the Boston-area was locked down on Friday.
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Johnson & Johnson, Starbucks and Citigroup are among 278 employers asking the Supreme Court to strike down the Defense of Marriage Act. They say the 1996 law barring federal recognition of same-sex marriages costs them time and money and hurts their ability to create an inclusive work environment.