The School Committee vote to approve the deal with the former superintendent was not held in a public meeting, possibly in violation of state law.
Lawmakers finally reached an agreement on the state's $42 billion budget, but the accord left out immigration policy proposals that would have restricted cooperation between local law enforcement and federal...
Republican primary candidate for governor Scott Lively talks about his vision for Massachusetts.
President Trump's trade war with China forges on, and a U.S. Labor Department data set offers insights about distinct regional industries.
What explains the erosion of Wisconsin's century-old progressive legacy? And what does it tell us about the rise of conservative populism in America?
Jay McMahon and Dan Shores explain why they each believe they are the best choice to be the next Massachusetts attorney general.
Senate Democrats are vowing to oppose the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh, as they say he would push the court further to the right.
The President attacked Senator Warren at a rally last Thursday, calling her "Pocahontas" and challenging her to take a DNA test to prove her heritage claims.
Safe driving advocates are pushing Massahcusetts lawmakers to pass a bill that would ban hand-held cellphone use while driving.
We look at the major headlines and news stories of the past week.
Massachusetts has had a law on the books since the 19th century that criminalizes abortion -- even though it's basically unenforceable because of Roe v. Wade. Now, with concern that...
When Israel Arbeiter was 14, the Nazis separated him from his parents. He never saw them again. Now at 93, he watched families being separated at the U.s. border with...
We review some of the week's biggest stories, as well as the results from WBUR's latest poll.
"This whole age defies exaggeration," says the writer of the satirical news column, The Borowitz Report.
A statewide poll of Democratic voters finds Republican Gov. Charlie Baker is still popular among Democratic voters, while his challengers struggle for name recognition.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's win in the New York primary parallels the 7th Congressional District race between Rep. Mike Capuano and Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley.
In a 5-4 decision, split along conservative and liberal lines, the court ruled that public sector unions cannot compel government workers to help pay for collective bargaining.
Even though recreational cannabis can be legally sold in Massachusetts starting on Sunday, there won't be any sales, as regulators have yet to issue any retail licenses.
Herr is a four-term Hopkinton selectman, a 25-year member of the Republican Party and the GOP's candidate for Senate in 2014. But he left the party last week.
We talk with legal experts about both of today's decisions and what they mean moving forward.