Michelle Kosilek was born Robert Kosilek and is serving a life sentence for killing her spouse, Cheryl, in 1990.
AMHERST, Mass. — Student-run businesses at UMass Amherst say they had a tough year because of competition from the university itself.
Artist Georges Annan-Kingsley left the Ivory Coast for Ghana because of violent political unrest. There, kidney failure threatened his life, and then helped lead to a new - and at times frustrating - beginning in the United States.
B.B. King is about all I've had on my mind lately, but he's been a constant in the back of my mind for the better part of five decades. I've been profoundly touched by many musicians in a wide range of styles, but BB's unique among them, a player who almost overwhelms me with emotion every time I hear him.
Donald Palumbo is the Metropolitan Opera's chorus master. He tells Fresh Air about "stagger breathing," the ways singers protect their voices and his own lack of formal training.
Amherst, Mass. — For the first time, an Armenian student group has organized on the campus of the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Founded this ...
Last year, our commentator reported alone from the front lines in the war against Valentine’s Day, complete with a 17-point list of the basic characteristics of the man she thought she sought. And this year?
As some boxing fans await a major welterweight matchup on Saturday, it's clear that the sport is struggling to keep the attention on the boxers' athleticism rather than their riches.
Holyoke Community College student Angelica Merino Monge was 10 years old when she, her mother and her older brother fled El Salvador.
The site, carlyfiorina.org, says the Republican presidential candidate laid off 30,000 people while she ran Hewlett-Packard. Fiorina does not deny the figure but says, overall, the firm created jobs.
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — Throughout the forum at the Rebecca Johnson school, local residents voiced a list of concerns to Commissioner John Barbieri, from youth services to police harassment, especially directed at people of color.
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Two more candidates got in on the Republican side Monday, including Ben Carson, who is black, and Carly Fiorina. It's the most diverse GOP field anyone can remember. But will it make a difference?