Roughly more than 25,000 people attended the Democratic presidential candidate’s Boston speech Saturday.
Massachusetts is making changes to its screening process for foster parents in response to the death of a 2-year-old girl in a foster home in Auburn and the near death of a second child.
Boston’s Cardinal Sean O’Malley said Pope Francis is committed to a “massive” process of educating bishops about how to deal with sexual abuse by priests, and removing them when necessary.
The League Collegiate Wear factory employs ex-gang members and hopes to keep students out of gangs by offering them jobs, too.
In an emotional court hearing Monday, prosecutors laid out the details of their case against the two people facing murder charges in the death of 2-year-old Bella Bond, whose body was found on Deer Island in June but was not identified until last week.
Michael McCarthy is facing a murder charge and the girl’s mother was placed under arrest as an accessory after the fact.
Donald Trump leads Ben Carson in the New Hampshire Republican presidential primary, 22 percent to 18 percent, according to WBUR’s first poll of the race.
Bostonians put together care packages for troops overseas and for veterans in need as part of a day of service to commemorate the 14th anniversary of 9/11 on Friday.
Two ex-governors are championing the plan. But the current governor says his highest priority is to fix the MBTA.
Matt Kressy says it took 13 years for his idea for an integrated design and management program to get traction at MIT. When it did, he was able to pick 18 students with completely different criteria from what the school typically uses.
Bristol County is seeing a surge in suicides. In the past three and a half years, 171 people in the county have died by suicide.
From the funeral of cardiac surgeon Dr. Michael J. Davidson, who was shot to death this week at a Boston hospital: “Surgeons are not known for their bedside manner, but Michael had it in spades,” Terri Halperin, Dr. Davidson’s widow, said during the service. “That’s why the fact that a patient’s family member would take Michael away from us makes it all the more devastating.”
My brother first developed symptoms when he was 15, and found that he could no longer run as fast as his high school soccer teammates. Since the age of 43, he has been confined to a wheelchair or scooter, unable to walk or stand.
With the new George Clooney film out, we bring back a 1998 interview with one of the real Monuments Men.