AMHERST, Mass. — The rally was organized to counter the Westboro Baptist Church, an anti-gay church whose members came to picket on campus in response to UMass basketball player Derrick Gordon's coming out.
About twice as many voters view Warren as more effective than Markey in a UMass poll released Thursday.
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.
A new documentary on the brass band tradition and its vital influence on jazz in New Orleans.
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.
The unemployment rate in Massachusetts dropped to 6.3 percent in March, while Connecticut's unemployment rate remained unchanged at 7 percent. Both states saw job growth, but Massachusetts added almost twice as many jobs as Connecticut.
The 34-year-old daughter of former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says she and husband Marc Mezvinsky are "very excited."
More job cuts announced Wednesday for UMass Memorial hospital in Worcester. In a letter on the hospital website, UMass Memorial ...
Thirty-six years after Congress passed the Pregnancy Discrimination Act, employers still have very different interpretations of what they're required to do to accommodate expectant mothers.