PHILADELPHIA — There are nearly a hundred members of the American Muslim Democratic Caucus at the Democratic National Convention — including several delegates from Massachusetts.
The number of homeless placed by the state in western Massachusetts hotels has dropped rapidly since Governor Charlie Baker took office in 2015.
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John Hinckley's not-guilty verdict prompted tighter restrictions on the insanity defense. Civil rights advocates say that means seriously ill people are imprisoned without adequate treatment.
After its legal victory over the Massachusetts Attorney General's office, Kinder Morgan still needs to get sign-offs from state and federal officials. That's before it can start work on its New York to Connecticut natural gas pipeline.
They also say they'll grant amnesty to fighters who lay down their weapons. But big questions remain. One civilian resident told NPR he tried to use one of the corridors but feared ongoing shelling.
Our panel looks at the big stories in the news.
Practicing surgery on a piece of pork — that's how some doctors are learning to implant a new drug that curbs opioid cravings. It's not a skill set typically used in addiction medicine.