As part of an effort to help struggling cities outside of Boston, several Massachusetts legislators toured Holyoke Monday.
Massachusetts animal health officials say an inquiry is underway into outbreaks of a highly contagious and deadly virus affecting dogs in two areas of the...
Springfield has one of the state's highest rates of HIV and AIDS, according to statistics released by the state in 2011, one reason a cross-country tour by...
One day after pictures emerged of TV personality Nigella Lawson seemingly being choked by her husband, British police have cautioned former advertising executive Charles Saatchi over the incident. Police reportedly questioned Saatchi for five hours Monday. Lawson is a cookbook author who has also been a frequent guest on NPR's Morning Edition. Earlier Monday, Saatchi, 70, had said that photos showing his hands around his wife's throat during what appears to be an argument on a restaurant's patio had been misinterpreted. The photographs were published in the newspaper Sunday People, an arm of The Daily Mirror.
President Barack Obama arrived in Boston Wednesday to headline a rally for Democrat Ed Markey, hoping to give him a boost over Republican Gabriel Gomez.
In their second debate last night, U.S. Senate Candidates Gomez and Markey were slightly less combative than in last week's debate in Boston.
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The politicians remember Massachusetts Governor Paul Cellucci whose funeral is today. Also on the 60th anniversary of the execution of Ethel and Julius Rosenberg, their son talks about today's political climate, and Commentator Jeff Wagenheim contemplates the other boys of summer.