There's a new archive in western Massachusetts on the history of U.S. drug policy. The UMass Amherst collection includes documents from the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws.
Boston, Mass. — Candidates for Massachusetts governor on Wednesday will appear on stage together for the first time since the September 9th primary.
The men are described as senior Afghan army officers who were vetted before being allowed to participate in training exercises. They are not considered a threat, officials say.
If you've seen the Ken Burns documentary on jazz, or just about any other film related to jazz history, you've probably seen part of ...
The Pacifica Quartet explores the world of Soviet-era composer Dmitri Shostakovich. Watch the group play selections from his introspective cycle of string quartets.
Amherst, Mass. — On August 4th 2014 Daryl Brown, son of legendary funk musician James Brown, appeared at Amherst Books to speak about his book " My ...
Amalio Jusino has personally responded to about 40 heroin overdose calls in the past 12 months. He's been able to save a lot of lives, and he's seen other people die.
What does it take to get chickens off antibiotics? According to Perdue Farms, an added dose of the "good bacteria" known as probiotics can help crowd out the harmful microbes that make a chicken sick.
Boston's former police commissioner says Amherst and UMass police used inappropriate force in last year's annual party, which got out of hand and resulted in 55 arrests.
Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone were just starting to see economic progress after years of conflict. The blow of Ebola, says the World Bank, could be "catastrophic."
One woman's obsessive collection with old chairs has turned into an exhibit of the work of 30 artists
Justin McCowan wanted to help find a cure for Alzheimer's because it's more common in people like him who have Down syndrome. He died in his sleep last week at age 40.