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Middlesex Superior Court Judge Kenneth Fishman re-sentenced Pallavi Macharla to three-and-a-half to four years in state prison, reducing the life sentence given to her in May.
Milasen is thought to be the first example of a treatment created for just one person that's likely to work only for her. Scientists reported the drug reduced or halted...
The data come from Boston University's Database of Road Transportation Emissions.
Psychologist Larry Berkowitz says these tragedies affect more than just those who knew the victims.
Five family members were found dead in an Abington condominium by a relative who showed up to take the children to school.
Under the Trump administration, an increasing number of Cambodians, many with decades old criminal records, are being deported. Several families learned their fate during a visit to an ICE office...
Republican U.S. Sen. Susan Collins and Democratic U.S. Rep. Jared Golden have been cautious, and that may be because of the political jeopardy both face next year.
A federal judge has ruled Harvard University does not discriminate against Asian Americans in admissions.
It was just over a year ago that multiple natural gas explosions led to fires across the Merrimack Valley, including Lawrence.
The town wants to eliminate its climate-changing emissions by 2050. A Town Meeting proposal to stop installing gas lines in new homes and major renovations would help the community reach...
While many in the crowd shared Warren's conviction, some expressed concern over the timing and implications of a full-blown impeachment push.
Created by Boston-based violist Rayna Yun Chou, "Concert for One" turns shipping containers into mini-concert halls for concerts that last one minute, and are performed to only one listener.
The move by Gov. Charlie Baker makes Massachusetts the first U.S. state to enact a total ban on vaping sales amid growing concerns over vaping-linked illnesses and deaths.
Thousands of young people from Massachusetts and surrounding states have "gone on strike," emptying out classrooms to gather at Boston City Hall Plaza Friday to demand bold and immediate action...
Artists-in-residence are usually invited to brainstorm and create work in museums, universities, galleries and sometimes corporations. But a graveyard?
Massachusetts public health officials are looking at 38 possible cases of vaping-related lung illness, including some that required intensive care.
The actress has apologized for paying a bribe to have a proctor correct answers on her daughter's SAT exam. On Friday, she was sentenced to 14 days in prison.
Called "Women Take the Floor," it aims to rewrite the art history narrative and shed light on the women who created rigorous work that went unseen, undervalued or underrepresented in...
WBUR's Jerome Campbell reports the mayor joined surviving family members in the public garden for a 9/11 wreath-laying ceremony.
Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey is opting to not join a tentative settlement other states and communities have reportedly reached with Purdue Pharma.