Most talked about WBUR Boston stories

Federal Health Insurance Exchange Activity Remains High — The number of people signing up for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act was about 5 million on April 19, the end of the open-enrollment period. Though media coverage of the numbers has faded since then, a new report by ProPublica shows there have been 1 million transactions since then - an unexpectedly high number.

Juvenile Prisons; Plus, Former Secretary Of State Hillary Clinton — Juvenile Prisons; Plus, Former Secretary Of State Hillary Clinton The cold hard facts about juvenile prisons. And the case for shutting them all down. Plus: former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is with us. In her new book, Hillary Rodham Clinton describes four years leading the Obama administration's foreign policy.

Saving Lives In South Miami, One Pool At A Time — It's hot out. The usual midday thunderstorm has just passed, and the few kids hanging out on bleachers around the pool at Miami's Ransom Everglades School finally get the go-ahead to jump in and cool off. Eight-year-old Gary Kendrick and the others are all here for swim lessons.

Controversy Over Two-Hour Execution In Arizona — Another problematic prison execution is further fueling debate over the death penalty in the U.S. At a state prison in Florence, Ariz. yesterday, it took almost two hours for convicted double murderer Joseph Wood to die after he was injected with a combination of sedative and painkiller.

Arizona Execution Of Inmate Takes Nearly 2 Hours — Another U.S. execution has gone awry, as Arizona officials who were attempting to put inmate Joseph Rudolph Wood to death today instead watched him gasp and snort for more than an hour after the mix of lethal injection drugs was administered, Wood's attorney says. Nearly two hours after the execution began at 1:52 p.m.