Officials in Amherst, Massachusetts are totaling up the costs of Saturday's "Blarney Blowout." The series of pre-St. Patrick's Day parties saw more than 70 arrests and police in riot gear breaking up large gatherings.
At least 3,500 police officers will be spread across the eight cities and towns that make up the marathon route. That's more than double the number from last year.
A bill that would change existing tax credits for United Technologies Corporation is expected to have bipartisan legislative support in Connecticut.
Charles Cajori, who died on December 1 at the age of 92, was one of the last of what constituted the 2nd generation of Abstract Expressionist artists. Born in Palo Alto in 1921, grandson of the renowned mathematician Florian Cajori, Charles grew up in Philadelphia
About a year ago I received a package from a friend in Tokyo. It contained a recording which had become a best seller in Japan: The Symphony No. 1 “Hiroshima” by Mamoru Samuragochi. Part of its popularity stemmed from the story of the composer.
A few UMass students discuss what they do to relax from the everyday pressures of being a college student.
The United States is in the middle of a natural gas boom. This is largely because of fracking, the controversial method for using pressurized fluids to break up rocks to get at the natural gas below.
Pro-Russian groups used whips to attack pro-Ukrainian demonstrators in Sevastopol, on Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula, the BBC says. Ukraine's interim prime minister plans to visit the U.S. this week.
Last week the Senate blocked a bill that would have stripped senior military commanders of their authority to prosecute rapes and other serious offenses in the ranks. Another bill dealing with some of the same issues is slated to come up for a vote Monday and Massachusetts U.S. Senator Ed Markey says he'll support it.
The extremists now committing a wave of attacks in Iraq's Anbar province are significantly better trained, funded and equipped than the al-Qaida-linked groups American soldiers battled there.
Museum leaders are optimistic about final passage of a $24.4 million grant approved by the state's House of Representatives.
The government wants to build sea walls in northeastern Japan that will stretch for more than 200 miles and be 30-feet high in places. Some say the cost is too high and it will ruin the beaches.