As mass shootings become a fact of life in the United States, parents are grappling with how to explain these horrors to their children.
Salem is well known for its anti-witch hysteria. But it is also believed that there was a network of people in the area who secretly worked to help accused witches...
At 19 years old, John Kaag visited the Swiss mountains where the philosopher wrote some of his most important works. Some 20 years later, he went back.
In his latest book of essays, Jabari Asim takes on America's complicated past and present when it comes to race and racism.
How does the bitter divide over the Kavanaugh confirmation affect teenagers, particularly when it comes to talking with them about sexual assault and consent?
"It's hard to describe it in any any other way than deception if you're promoting something as if it works, but there's actually human data to suggest it doesn't."
Anand Giridharadas thinks that changing the world has been co-opted by the rich and that corporate philanthropic projects are unwilling to push for deeper structural changes in society.
If a woman grows up in a more sexist state, her wages, workforce participation, and age at marriage and childbirth will be impacted, even if she moves to a less...
Are workplace temperature regulations sexist?
We speak with Maine-based author Richard Russo about whether the shock of a school shooting in novels and in art has worn off and how novelists should write about them...
"The Queen of Soul" passed away Thursday at her home in Detroit.
Author Keith O'Brien tells the forgotten stories of five women pilots who refused to take no for an answer.
Weezer's rendition of Africa, which as a very unique origin story, has been all over pop radio stations this summer. But, in our opinion, it's just not a very good...
Juul's answer to accusations of marketing to minors is an anti-smoking marketing campaign targeted at young people. But, will the ads — some of which stress that Juuls are just...
Bill Littlefield talks about a career filled with unforgettable Super Bowl haikus, early concussion reporting and interviews with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Rubin Carter and other greats.
Highway Administrator Jonathan Gulliver discussed the next phase of construction on the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge. It begins Thursday.
The meeting house turned tourist attraction is named for Peter Faneuil, known as one of the richest merchants in 18th century New England. But, he was also a slave owner...
Are doctors talking enough with expectant mothers about the brain changes that motherhood brings?
North End residents and local business owners are pushing back against the proposal.
We preview tomorrow's big concert with Keith Lockhart, Boston Pops conductor.