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The public apology is not America's strong suit, according to historians Joanne Freeman and Brian Balogh.
Children under the care of the Massachusetts Department of Children and Families suffered at least 260 serious injuries in 2014 and 2015, and none of those injuries were noted in...
All Aboard Florida's Brightline rail service opens in the state this month, with trains running between West Palm Beach and Fort Lauderdale.
A group of nonprofits is testing a new program in Los Angeles meant to overcome the barriers that keep female veterans from seeking health care needs.
Unlike legal action at the state level, these suits would seek damages that would go directly to the communities.
Women in the food service, retail and manufacturing industries reported more sexual harassment issues than in any other sector, according to surveys.
The study projects that if current tends continue, more than 57 percent of today's youth will be obese at age 35.
As tensions between the U.S. and North Korea grow, the island state is taking precautions.
In this high-volume world, do we need more stillness in our lives? We’ll tag along on one man’s quest to find silence in the middle of New York City all...
One of the new policies involves striking deals in Libya to stop migrants from reaching Italy.
Average weekday ridership on the New York City subway fell slightly last year for the first time since 2009, and has also been declining this year.
“Children should never, ever die during sedation for a dental procedure," an author in the journal Pediatrics writes. And yet, this isn’t an isolated case.
Julia Stiles ("Riviera") tells the story of a woman who has a perfect New York City apartment ... and a crush on her roommate.
After narrowly voting to become a city, Framingham selected its first mayor and city council. The mayor is a relative newcomer to politics, whose job is to bring together a...
Maine has become the first state to expand Medicaid through a voter referendum. It's a strategy activists in several other states across the country are hoping to employ in coming...
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Ahead of Boston's mayoral election on Tuesday, incumbent Marty Walsh joined us for an interview.
Do we have to accept life with soft target attacks?
This is the time of year you want to bring your houseplants inside in order to save them through the harsh winter.