There's a new archive in western Massachusetts on the history of U.S. drug policy. The UMass Amherst collection includes documents from the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws.
The school that canceled its homecoming semi-formal in response to a sexually suggestive dance craze has scheduled a new dance. But twerking won’t be tolerated at Bennington’s Mount Anthony Union High School.
Boston, Mass. — Candidates for Massachusetts governor on Wednesday will appear on stage together for the first time since the September 9th primary.
If you've seen the Ken Burns documentary on jazz, or just about any other film related to jazz history, you've probably seen part of ...
The Pacifica Quartet explores the world of Soviet-era composer Dmitri Shostakovich. Watch the group play selections from his introspective cycle of string quartets.
Amherst, Mass. — On August 4th 2014 Daryl Brown, son of legendary funk musician James Brown, appeared at Amherst Books to speak about his book " My ...
Amalio Jusino has personally responded to about 40 heroin overdose calls in the past 12 months. He's been able to save a lot of lives, and he's seen other people die.
The ambitious scope of the intervention has impressed aid workers, who have been crying for help for months. But the plan will need to be implemented quickly to get ahead of the spread of infections.
Boston's former police commissioner says Amherst and UMass police used inappropriate force in last year's annual party, which got out of hand and resulted in 55 arrests.
Women, who make up 45 percent of the NFL's fan base, are critical the league's handling of domestic abuse scandals. But some will still support their team and express sympathy for the players.
One woman's obsessive collection with old chairs has turned into an exhibit of the work of 30 artists
When she was 17, Christina Quintanilla miscarried her 7-month-old fetus. After an anonymous hospital worker accused her of having an abortion, she faced up to 50 years in prison.