In a statement, Kos said he was "disappointed but not surprised" by Patrick's reply. He said the invitation remains open.
The drug Naloxone , also known as Narcan, is a short term fix in a long term fight against heroin addiction. Recently more people and first responders have permission to administer Narcan. It gives users another day to live, to get clean, say advocates. If they choose to.
Boston, Mass. — Only four days left to finish legislative session on Beacon Hill.
Duke Ellington was the envy of bandleaders far and wide for the privilege he enjoyed in presenting Johnny Hodges as a member of his orchestra for nearly 40 years. Notwithstanding a four-year
Renée Fleming, though she doesn’t appear to acknowledge it on her own website, is currently at the Williamstown Theater Festival; making her first appearance in a staged play rather than an opera. Not that this is too far a stretch for her to make, since she is playing a diva not totally....
Proliferating development is destroying grasslands and the species that thrive within. Pete Westover, conservation planner for Amherst, is working to preserve one such grassland called Atkins Flats. In this segment, Westover gives Laurie a tour of the area.
Margaret Rubega says sometimes the best way to talk to your teen is to talk less.
Turns out that for 7,000 years, snacking on nutsedge may have helped people avoid tooth decay. But at some point, the root it lost its charm. By the 1970s, it was branded "the world's worst weed."
Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley plans to open a campaign office in Springfield this weekend. She's one of four candidates for governor with offices in the central or western parts of the state.
Israel and Hamas carried out a rhetorical battle Sunday over the fate of dueling offers to extend a ceasefire. In the end, the fighting resumed after Saturday's 12-hour truce. Israel vowed to continue its military campaign, targeting tunnels along the border. Wary Gazans prepared as best they could for the feast that marks the end of Ramadan.
In 1897, a midwife returns to her isolated home in the depths of winter to find her family murdered. That's the premise of "The Kept," by James Scott.
Anne Barnard from The New York Times talks with NPR's Eric Westervelt about the differences between the current explosion of violence in Gaza and previous ones.