Since the 1970s, hallucinogens have been classified as Schedule I drugs, indicating they have no medical use. But researchers say there are benefits and that work must continue.
A local official says he was detained and tortured by the Communist Party after being accused of taking bribes. The Associated Press reports these investigations occur without judicial oversight.
William Clay Ford, a descendant of auto industry pioneer Henry Ford and owner of the Detroit Lions, has died at age 88. He bought the NFL team in 1963.
A new blood test for people in their 70s can detect who will develop Alzheimer's disease. A positive result could help people prepare. But since there's no treatment, will people really want to know?
The Conservative Political Action Conference made Sen. Rand Paul its top choice Saturday, less than two years before primary voting begins for the 2016 election.
An intense search and unusual revelations have not yet told us what happened to Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, a Boeing jet with 239 people aboard.
There's never been a better time for black Republicans seeking office, yet even as some black candidates are hitting their stride, the party's support among blacks is still at rock bottom.
Pro-Russian groups used whips to attack pro-Ukrainian demonstrators in Sevastopol, on Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula, the BBC says. Ukraine's interim prime minister plans to visit the U.S. this week.
Interpol says that "at least two passports" used to board flight MH370 were listed in its Stolen and Lost Travel Documents database. The agency identified them as being Austrian and Italian documents.
The Detroit Symphony Orchestra has struggled financially, but after much work, it's set itself on solid footing and become a bright spot in a struggling city.
BOSTON — Residents say they want Patrick to press the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to shutter the plant.
BOSTON — Shutter speeds can be manipulated to control exposure, a basic tenet of photography that lawmakers put to use this week as the state’s high court handed down a controversial ruling that no doubt had some scrambling for their urban dictionaries.
BOSTON — The governor has signed a bill rushed to his desk outlawing people from secretly photographing up a woman’s skirt or other similarly invasive acts.
BOSTON — The Massachusetts Senate has approved a bill authorizing $13 billion in capital spending over the next five years to pay for upgrades to the state’s transportation system.
The new campaign is aimed at deterring drivers from getting behind the wheel while under the influence of marijuana.
BOSTON — The Supreme Judicial Court ruled Wednesday that existing laws do not protect women in public places from people taking pictures under their clothing.