A new law that defines sexual consent took effect in Connecticut today. It says only “yes” means “yes” on college campuses. The law mandates that […]
In addition to this week’s federal indictment in Massachusetts, the U-S Attorney’s office in Boston says Sawyer is suspected of contacting at least six other boys in Illinois and Virginia.
Organizers are expecting hundreds of people to attend a drag show and fundraiser tomorrow night at Diva’s nightclub in Northampton, Mass.
The UMass Donahue Institute has been awarded a new federal grant to help strengthen teen pregnancy prevention programs throughout the country.
The new indictment alleges Alexander Ciccolo provided “material support and resources” to ISIS and that he attempted to use a weapon of mass destruction on a college campus.
Each of the 33 horses were hand-carved and painted by some of the volunteers, with a little help from experts. It took 1,800 hours to build each horse.
Arkwright follows a renowned writer who dedicates his fortune to creating a starship, in hopes of establishing a human colony on a distant planet.
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The news organization ProPublica has just released national data from 2014 on the number of doctors who take gifts or payments from pharmaceutical companies. While Massachusetts has one of the lowest rates overall, two Western Massachusetts hospitals show the highest percentage of doctors taking payments in the state.
An unusual affordable housing development for previously homeless veterans is now open at the VA in Leeds, Massachusetts. The project, modeled after one in Pittsfield, gives tenants a chance to purchase equity in their home.
While the terms “GMO” and “genetic engineering” carry some stigma for certain audiences, to scientists simply agreeing on a definition of what counts as genetically engineered — and what doesn’t — isn’t so straightforward.
If approved, the university says this would be the first time it’s taken such an action.
“Splendor, Myth, and Vision: Nudes from the Prado” features 28 fleshy paintings on loan from the esteemed Museo Nacional de Prado in Madrid. They were collected, with great fervor, by generations of Catholic royalty. As you might imagine, their passion for nudes created a fascinating paradox.
Massachusetts education officials say more than 30 schools and districts across the state suspend students more than they should. A publicly released list shows a number of those cited are in western Massachusetts.
A recent newspaper article quoted residents and local officials who said Neal has been largely invisible in Franklin County.
At the end of the week, Massachusetts will welcome fiscal year 20-17. As it stands, it looks like state revenues are down about $750 million […]