Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren has made what The Boston Globe called the “most definitive indication to date” that she plans to run for president in 2020.
Update, 9:00 pm ET: Journalist Luke O’Neil points out that Massachusetts police, in tweeting about the fires, inadvertently posted a screenshot of their bookmarks, including activist organizations they seem to be tracking, including MA Action Against Police Brutality and Resistance Calendar. They’ve now deleted the…
Update, 10:40 pm: Jesse Mermell tweeted a video of the emotional moment when Pressley first learned of her victory.
A study released Wednesday by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health shows that workers in industries with higher risk of injury die of opiate overdoses at a rate five or six times higher than average workers. Lack of sick pay and job security is also a contributing factor.
This week, an all-female team of high school students is traveling to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to present their newest invention: a solar-powered tent they invented to help shelter homeless people in their hometown.
According to the American Civil Liberties Union, the decision this week by the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court to vacate tens of thousands of drug conviction cases is the “largest dismissal of wrongful convictions in U.S. history.”
Undocumented immigrants are now worrying about turning up to apply for green cards due to fears they will be arrested, according to a report from WBUR on Thursday.
Bristol County, Massachusetts is a long way from President-elect Donald Trump's proposed border wall with Mexico. Nevertheless, prisoners in the Bristol County House of Corrections could someday find themselves hard at work on that wall, should Sheriff Thomas Hodgson get his way.
Massachusetts is the only state in the country in which the government has a legal obligation to give shelter to homeless families. But Massachusetts also has a Republican governor. Can you see where this is going?
Let's say you lived in a northeastern blue state, were feeling stressed about the direction the country is heading in, and craved some "herbal" remedies to help you relax. No need to buy that plane ticket to Colorado! Relief is now just a short drive away.
During what seems like an exceedingly awkward, ill-timed event at Harvard last night, Corey Lewandowski, Donald Trump's former campaign manager, dropped a revealing tidbit, accusing the media of failing in their coverage because they took Trump's proposals "literally."
Cole’s Hill is a quiet park in Massachusetts which sits across the street from Plymouth Rock, the historic symbol of the Pilgrims and their founding of New England.
BOSTON—Ajanay Hughes, 15, voted for Hillary Clinton in her school’s mock presidential election Tuesday. The Democratic candidate was also the favorite among most of her peers. Ajanay, a 10th grader at Roxbury Prep High School on Boston’s predominantly black southwest side, said some didn’t show up for class when they…
As the 2016 election lurches to a close, activists in Massachusetts are already looking ahead to the 2018 midterms to protect recent gains for transgender people across the state.
Maria Daly, the wife of a police officer in Millbury, Massachusetts, some 43 miles west of Boston, is facing charges from her husband's own department of staging a home robbery and pinning it on #BlackLivesMatter, via a "BLM" spray-painted on the side of the house.
That time of the year when people forget all rules of human decency and good taste with their Halloween costumes is upon us yet again. But luckily, a flier circulating on the University of Massachusetts at Amherst campus offers some pretty genius guidelines for you to know if you're stepping over the line.
Gwen McCormick tiptoed up the white steps of a large Victorian-style house with cream panels and green shutters, then knocked lightly on the front door. A woman pulled back the lace curtain, opened the green door a crack, then poked her head out.
Cari and Lauri Ryding have lived together in Natick, MA for more than four years. Their town's reaction to a brief moment of intolerance told them they were in the right place.
In Massachusetts, a star high school athlete accused of sexual assault has been given probation rather than prison time. It's the latest example in what's become a familiar story: Serious crimes allegedly committed by young, white men which result in lenient sentences.
On Thursday evening Uber announced that it had settled a pair of class action lawsuits in California and Massachusetts for at least $84 million, with the possibility of a $100 million payout. The settlement extracted a number of concessions from the popular ride-hailing company, including more transparency about how…