On two recent occasions, stray bullets have hit buildings on the campus of American International College in Springfield. But the school's president says the campus is safe regardless.
Next week, a state board will be in Holyoke to assess whether Massachusetts should take control of the city's public schools. The only other school district in the state currently in receivership is Lawrence.
Presidents Vladimir Putin of Russia and Francois Hollande of France were among those who attended a ceremony in the Armenian capital. German lawmakers vote to call the event "genocide."
April is book-ended, give or take a few days, by the birthdays of Billie Holiday and Ella Fitzgerald; Billie on April 7, 1915, Ella ...
For the composer, life is how the past and the future connect. Glass' new memoir, Words Without Music, looks back on his childhood, travels through Asia and when his music provoked violence.
Amherst, Mass. — For the first time, an Armenian student group has organized on the campus of the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Founded this ...
Last year, our commentator reported alone from the front lines in the war against Valentine’s Day, complete with a 17-point list of the basic characteristics of the man she thought she sought. And this year?
Impatient gardeners don't have to wait for summer to harvest salad fixings. A surprising variety of crops will bring homegrown produce to your table in as little as three weeks.
Massachusetts state police are investigating concerns that some breathalyzer tests may be inaccurate, causing some upheaval in prosecutors' offices.
NPR's Arun Rath speaks with Kunda Dixit, a Nepali Times editor, about today's deadly quake. It caused an Everest avalanche and destroyed ancient monuments in and around the capital, Kathmandu.
Researchers from China and the University of Maryland say the newly discovered microbe could be in New England as well -- with symptoms similar to Lyme Disease.
People marched in the city's streets in support of Freddie Gray, who died after sustaining a fatal spinal cord injury during or after his arrest. Later, protests took a violent turn at Camden Yards.