Massachusetts http://kunc.org en Sen. Elizabeth Warren Writes Of A Worldview Shaped In Youth http://kunc.org/post/sen-elizabeth-warren-writes-worldview-shaped-youth Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren became an unlikely media star following the 2008 financial crisis.<p>She was a plainspoken law professor from Harvard who advocated on behalf of families and consumers affected by the Wall Street meltdown.<p>Warren was brought to Washington to help monitor the multibillion-dollar bank bailout package.<p>As part of that work, Warren helped to create the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau — a watchdog agency that oversees and enforces consumer finance laws.<p>Republican opposition kept Warren from being nominated as the bureau's director. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:21:00 +0000 NPR Staff 55540 at http://kunc.org Sen. Elizabeth Warren Writes Of A Worldview Shaped In Youth After Losing A Leg, Woman Walks On Her Own — In 4-Inch Heels http://kunc.org/post/after-losing-leg-woman-walks-her-own-4-inch-heels Returning to watch the Boston Marathon was never a question for Heather Abbott. After losing her leg in the bombing last year, watching the race is just one item on a long list of things she did before and intends to do again. Also on that list: wearing 4-inch heels.<p>"Sometimes, I think: Why am I doing this to myself? Because I could just wear regular flat shoes," Abbott says. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:02:02 +0000 Tovia Smith 55474 at http://kunc.org After Losing A Leg, Woman Walks On Her Own — In 4-Inch Heels Why The Cod On Cape Cod Now Comes From Iceland http://kunc.org/post/why-cod-cape-cod-now-comes-iceland Good luck finding local cod in Cape Cod, Mass.<p>The fish once sustained New England's fishing industry, but in recent years, regulators have imposed severe catch limits on cod, and the fish remain scarce.<p>"I've never seen cod fishing this bad," says Greg Walinsky, who has been fishing on Cape Cod for more than 30 years. "It looks to me like it's over. Thu, 02 Jan 2014 10:22:00 +0000 Rachel Gotbaum 53190 at http://kunc.org Why The Cod On Cape Cod Now Comes From Iceland Now You Can Go To Harvard And Learn Cooking Science From Top Chefs http://kunc.org/post/now-you-can-go-harvard-and-learn-cooking-science-top-chefs <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NkT0dmUkKdc</p> Tue, 01 Oct 2013 15:46:00 +0000 50263 at http://kunc.org Now You Can Go To Harvard And Learn Cooking Science From Top Chefs Lessons For The Obamacare Rollout, Courtesy Of Massachusetts http://kunc.org/post/lessons-obamacare-rollout-courtesy-massachusetts Today marks a milestone on the nation's long march toward universal health coverage: the launch of online marketplaces, called exchanges, designed to help people find insurance they can afford.<p>It's an idea <a href="http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=5330854">pioneered</a> by Massachusetts seven years ago. Tue, 01 Oct 2013 07:23:00 +0000 Richard Knox 50239 at http://kunc.org Lessons For The Obamacare Rollout, Courtesy Of Massachusetts