SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — A Massachusetts law known as Section 35 was meant to help family members force their loved ones into treatment. But as the opioid epidemic worsens, some people are pursuing their own civil commitment.
A report released by the state auditor said the Massachusetts Parole Board has not been following its own rules for fee collection or re-evaluating former prisoners.
Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton faced off in the final presidential debate Wednesday night at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. NPR's politics team, with help from reporters and editors who cover national security, immigration, business, foreign policy and more, fact-checked the debate.
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Poet Alisina Saee-Nazari and vocalist Laura Sui are creating an original song together for this year’s performance at Live Art Magazine on October 21st.
Our commentator recently returned to the Jersey shore, where his family been sailing for six generations. He made some surprising connections to family and place.
Lanesborough, Mass. — Lauren Stevens is the author of the recently released hiking guide, "50 Hikes in the Berkshire Hills."
In Connecticut, you can register right up to Election Day. In Vermont, it's the Wednesday before. Massachusetts' deadline is much earlier.
The State Department is calling for the immediate release of Siamak and Baquer Namazi and said they are "unjustly detained." Siamak is a business consultant and Baquer is a retired UNICEF official.
The federal Environmental Protection Agency and General Electric have been at odds over the so-called "Rest of the River" cleanup plan.
Obama said that the GOP nominee's claims that the election will be rigged threaten to undermine American democracy and show that he's not able to handle the pressures of the Oval Office.