The trial of the last of four defendants accused of raping a UMass Amherst student in her dorm in 2012 abruptly ended before it began. Twenty-year-old Caleb Womack took a plea deal on Monday.
Massachusetts' Office of Campaign and Political Finance says Dan Knapik's 2013 mayoral campaign broke the law when it took two years to disclose more than $4,000 in expenses.
Professional solicitors in 2014 collected $543 million on behalf of Massachusetts charities but only $338 million ended up with those charities, according to a report released Monday by Attorney General Maura Healey.
It's Billy Strayhorn's centennial today. The great composer was born in Dayton, Ohio, on November 29, 1915. He grew up in Pittsburgh, ...
From an all-Beethoven residency week, hear the storied Berlin Philharmonic play the profound Sixth and witty Eighth with conductor Simon Rattle.
Robert Frost shares an "informal chat" with students of Mount Holyoke College, in Chapin Auditorium on October 20, 1954. These poetry ...
Our commentator will miss many things about the region, from its plethora of festivals to maple syrup.
GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. — The day after Thanksgiving, there's a good chance you'll be faced with an annual dilemma -- what to do with all those leftovers.
In a terror prediction market, people would bet real money on the likelihood of attacks. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Stephen Carter about whether such a market could predict — and deter — attacks.
Officer Jason Van Dyke is charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald. Van Dyke was captured on dashcam video shooting the teen 16 times.
Loneliness takes a toll on many aspects of health, in part because it activates a fight -or-flight immune response. That may have helped ancestors survive lonely exile, but can slowly kill us today.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie nabbed the backing of the New Hampshire Union Leader this weekend, citing his executive and national security experience. But that doesn't mean he's guaranteed a win.