MONTPELIER, Vt. — Power struggles between the legislative and executive branches aren’t anything new. But one brewing in Montpelier these days is unique: The administration’s decision to block Internet entertainment sites has spawned a battle between top lawmakers and executive-branch techies.
By a 2-1 margin, voters at Monday's Town Meeting rejected a proposed bylaw to prohibit the "display of non-domesticated animals for entertainment"
Hind Mari came to UMass Amherst from Palestine in 1986. She'd planned on returning home, but opted to stay in western Mass. She says she now feels like a "nomad."
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?
One Pittsburgh middle-school teacher is giving his black students a valuable education in social studies. And life.
Longmeadow, Mass. — Massachusetts Congressman Richie Neal is dismissing recent criticism of Hilary Clinton over foreign donations to the Clinton foundation while she was secretary of state.
Fresh fighting around Najran comes after a nearly six-week Saudi-led air campaign against Houthi rebels. Aid agencies urge a halt to bombing Yemen's airports so humanitarian supplies can be delivered.
BOSTON — For the first time in this trial, the defendant too appeared to show emotion, however briefly.
People have been farming — and eating — a GMO for thousands of years without knowing it. Scientists have found genes from bacteria in sweet potatoes around the world. So who made the GMO?