Paris Alston, WGBH

Paris Alston


Boston, MA, United States

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Past articles by Paris:

Can the Catholic Church claim immunity from abuse lawsuits because it is a charity?

The Supreme Judicial Court ruled that it cannot. → Read More

How will Mayor Wu get around during the MBTA's Orange Line shutdown? 'There will be some chaos.'

'The honest truth is that I don't feel safe at every moment on the roads,' Wu said. → Read More

Analysis: Breaking down the Massachusetts auditor's debate

GBH News Politics Editor Peter Kadzis shares his thoughts. → Read More

What does the FBI's Mar-a-Lago raid mean for a case against Trump?

Plus, could Alex Jones' text messages lead to criminal charges? → Read More

Netflix's 'The Gray Man' hits every action trope

Netflix already ordered a sequel and a spinoff, trying to turn "The Gray Man" into a cinematic universe. → Read More

What was the whale who breached onto that boat in Plymouth doing? A naturalist explains

Since a humpback whale lunged out of the water and landed on a small, anchored boat off the coast of Plymouth, the talk of the town among area naturalists has been: Does anyone know that whale? It made waves across the harbor and across social media. But Laura Lilly, a naturalist for the New England Aquarium who leads whale watch tours with Boston Harbor City Cruises, said on Morning Edition she… → Read More

After a 7-day heat wave, expect more heat, meteorologist Dave Epstein says

Temps will cool slightly, but brisk weather is not yet here. → Read More

Morning Edition presents: Hot '90s jams for the heatwave

With temperatures in the 90s this weekend, we got to thinking: What songs were you listening to in the '90s? → Read More

How did the MBTA train lines get their colors?

It's Boston lore, but probably not the story you've heard. → Read More

The only women’s prison in Massachusetts is ‘dilapidated.' Should the state build a new one?

Activists say a new facility would encourage more incarceration. → Read More

Three pieces of weather wisdom from Dave Epstein: A perfect summer weekend, but an ongoing drought

“The weather this weekend just looks absolutely stunning,” says meteorologist Dave Epstein. → Read More

Discouraged by the Supreme Court? Take the next fight to the states, says legal analyst

Daniel Medwed talks about the court's tumultuous term. → Read More

Out on Boston harbor, a tale of a whale watch

A whale watch guide talks about falling in love with the ocean. → Read More

A walk down the block: Pride for all with Trans Resistance MA

Leaders hope that in the absence of Boston Pride, Trans Resistance can be the group to bring everyone together. → Read More

Dave Epstein on today's weather: Pockets of rain, then a 'glorious' Friday

Did you wake up to the pitter-patter of rain outside today? It won’t last all day. → Read More

Will this weekend's Democratic Convention be a 'coronation' for Maura Healey?

GBH's Adam Reilly previews the governor's race and several other statewide contested elections. → Read More

What was it like in Boston schools after the Texas shooting? We asked a teacher.

How a Boston Latin Academy English teacher talks about school shootings with her students. → Read More

Why do so many Massachusetts' town names end in 'ham'?

Here's a hint: Each one has a counterpart in England. → Read More

How to spice up your St. Patrick’s Day boiled dinner

“There are so many different ways you could spin it,” Curio Spice's Josh Mamaclay said. → Read More

Gov. Baker wants to cut ties with Russian state-owned companies. Will it work?

Baker wants independent agencies like universities to go through the same kind of process. → Read More