President Barack Obama has nominated Hampden County District Attorney Mark Mastroianni to fill a U.S. District Court vacancy.
Officials continue to investigate how Navy Yard gunman Aaron Alexis was able to receive and maintain a security clearance.
A big name jumped into the race for Massachusetts governor Monday.
As President Obama gets ready to address the nation, White House officials are briefing members of Congress. That’s even though a vote authorizing an attack against Syria may not take place.
Massachusetts no longer requires people taking the bar exam to get advance permission to wear something on their heads for religious or medical reasons.
In some countries, foraging for wild mushrooms is akin to going fishing here in the states.
In a new study, psychology researchers at UMass Amherst look at how same-sex couples who adopt children compare with heterosexual couples who adopt.
The Iraq and Afghanistan wars have introduced the phrase counter insurgency into U.S. jargon. And there is plenty of criticism about the way it’s been implemented in both wars.
The building collapse in Bangladesh has renewed the discussion about working conditions around the world.
Sexual misconduct in the military has been discussed more openly of late.
A collaboration between students in an investigative journalism class at UMass Amherst and the Huffington Post hopes to shed light on the issue of sexual assaults on college campuses.
In a suprisingly slim book UMass Amherst economist Robert Pollin argues that full employment is possible. New England Public Radio’s Susan Kaplan spoke with Pollin and asked him first to expl
UMass Medical School in Worcester has received a grant to train those who deal with traumatized children including police officers, pediatricians and court officers.
The entire Massachusetts congressional delegation voted for the last minute deal to avert drastic tax hikes and spending cuts late Tuesday night.
Retiring Massachusetts Congressman John Olver says during his twenty one years in Washington he learned about the difficulty of trying to help other countries solve internal conflicts.