The notoriously homophobic church says it's coming to denounce UMass basketball player Derrick Gordon's public announcement last week that he's gay. Rebecca Barrett-Fox says that from Westboro's point of view, the protests are evangelical work.
The Council on American-Islamic Relations monitors hate crimes against Muslims. The group's Ibrahim Hooper says there’s been no significant increase in reports of harassment, assaults or damage to mosques since the marathon bombings.
AMHERST, Mass. — Researchers say a study on the impact of casinos in Massachusetts is the first of its kind because they are collecting data now, before any casinos open in the state.
As if her singing weren't enough, could one wish for a better listener than Alice Babs? Watch how this Swedish nightingale, after singing Duke Ellington’s “Heaven,” makes way for a solo by Johnny Hodges and takes it all in with a look that inspired Paul Gonsalves to say, "She's as pretty inside as out."
I wasn’t there myself, but have heard from some who were that Yevgeny Kutik, the soloist in last Saturday’s Springfield Symphony Orchestra concert was really terrific. In his concert review, Clifton J. Noble, Jr. says Kutik may be the finest guest soloist....
Amherst, Mass. — Following up on last week's lecture on US-Russian relations from Dr. Andrew Kuchins, this panel discussion between Russian Studies ...
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.
On this April 15, Americans are thinking about the Boston Marathon bombings of one year ago. A moment of silence will be observed at 2:49 p.m. ET, the time of the first explosion.
Maura Healey's statement puts her at odds with her former boss, Attorney General Martha Coakley.
As the government tries to assert control in the eastern part of the nation, there's word that some Ukrainian troops may now be on the side of locals who wish to join Russia.
A Senate bill would classify leaks, requiring immediate repairs to severe leaks, and time limits for gas companies to address less threatening ones.
Most of the passengers, according to news reports, were high school students and teachers on a school trip. Of the nearly 500 people who were on board, nearly 300 were initially unaccounted for.