Police say Frein opened fire on two state troopers more than a month ago, and they've been searching for him since. The Pike County district attorney says he intends to seek the death penalty.
Over the past century, midterm elections have been pretty rough on the party that holds the White House.
An NPR investigation revealed how the emergency organization funneled its resources away from storm victims to create an "illusion of mass care." The Red Cross tells PBS NewsHour that's not true.
Quarantines have been imposed on the sick and contagious for thousands of years. We look at the use — and abuse — of this strategy to stop the spread of disease.
What's interesting is the spike started well before the August shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.
One of the top scientific conferences on tropical diseases will take place without the people who have the most recent and direct experience with Ebola in West Africa.
Israel's foreign minister says diplomacy is "more complicated than ... furniture from Ikea." His Swedish counterpart responds that diplomacy, like Ikea furniture, needs "a partner ... [and] a manual."
Why are infectious disease costumes even a thing? It's actually a relatively new development in Halloween history, but there are precedents. See: Plague Doctor mask, Venice.
Hickox, who returned to the U.S. after treating Ebola patients in West Africa, tested negative for Ebola upon her return, and she has no symptoms — so she says she poses no threat to the public.
Incumbent Dannel Malloy and Republican rival Tom Foley are neck and neck; the race is so close that both the president and first lady will visit the state in the next few days. NPR's Melissa Block talks to Hartford Courant political reporter Daniela Altimari about the race.
Mayor Marty Walsh says Boston has made significant strides in preparing for major natural disasters, rising sea levels and other impacts to the ever-changing climate on the two-year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy.
Massachusetts public safety agencies are beefing up security at public buildings and locations around the state as a response to recent violence both domestic and abroad, including the attack last week at Canada’s capitol.
The report predicts that by 2025 public campuses will graduate roughly 55,000 to 65,000 fewer students than employers will need.
We have a chance in our state to invest in a declining industry that will harm our economy, reduce property values, kill more jobs than it adds, lower incomes, injure public safety, reduce net government revenues, increase a major mental health burden and selectively harm the poor. Or, we can stop it.
A bold-faced name. A narrative-changing poll. Two head-to-head debates sounding the gun on the final sprint for redemption.