In a terror prediction market, people would bet real money on the likelihood of attacks. NPR’s Scott Simon speaks with Stephen Carter about whether such a market could predict — and deter — attacks.
Loneliness takes a toll on many aspects of health, in part because it activates a fight -or-flight immune response. That may have helped ancestors survive lonely exile, but can slowly kill us today.
Found guilty of rape in 2003, Ronjon Cameron was sentenced to 12 to 16 years.
The day after Thanksgiving, there’s a good chance you’ll be faced with an annual dilemma — what to do with all those leftovers.
The evolution of the pie in America has been chronicled by Robert Cox in his book, New England Pie: History Under a Crust.
The small liberal arts school in Amherst, Mass., says it will not invest in private prison or security companies.
A new poll shows Governor Charlie Baker remains popular among likely Massachusetts voters, with a 70 percent approval rating.
Opponents of a proposed pipeline through western Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire are pointing out that only about half the 3,000 promised construction jobs would go to local workers.
IN-DEPTH: The Pipeline Road Trip
The House and Senate capped their allegedly busy period last week by advancing mostly non-controversial bills and illustrating their differences more than their areas of agreement.
Our panel looks at the big stories in the news.
Prosecutors and attorneys say fewer district court judges in Berkshire County due to retirements are leading to delays in cases being heard and out-of-town judges coming in to cover sessions.
Tolls at the six western-most exits were reinstated in 2013 after Governor William Weld abolished them in the mid 1990’s
A spokesperson for the Springfield police said the threat was “not credible” but could not provide any other information.
Massachusetts Congressman Jim McGovern, a Worcester Democrat, led the opposition to the bill.
The FBI says a third party surrendered them to a retired agent in the Boston area.