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The Boy Scouts of America opened up its flagship program to girls this month, breaking with more than 100 years of tradition.
An American woman joined the Islamic State, went to Syria, married three ISIS fighters and called for attacks on Americans. Now, she says she was brainwashed and wants to come...
Ten billion people on earth by 2050. But what if that prediction is … all wrong? A pair of researchers argues the population is headed for a steep decline —...
California’s governor spiked the state’s high-speed rail project. "Let’s get real," he said, "it would cost too much and take too long." Why can’t the U.S. get high-speed rail right?
We take a look at some of Boston's housing affordability issues and discuss potential solutions that have worked in other cities.
Some cities and states have tried implementing universal pre-K. But the idea’s struggled to find a nationwide platform. Could that be changing?
The ecstatic sailor shown kissing a woman in Times Square celebrating the end of World War II has died.
We review the major news stories of the week with our expert panel.
Billions of people around the world are celebrating the Lunar New Year. One dish in particular is a staple of the celebration: pork dumplings.
There's an estimated 2.4 million LGBT people age 50 and older, according to the Williams Institute at the UCLA School of Law.
These days, you can look for romance in all kinds of places, but that doesn't mean it's gotten any easier.
After a classroom incident involving the n-word, community members in Cambridge are grappling with how to talk about racist language in an academic setting.
Looking for a poetry recommendation to help get you through Valentine's Day? Sarah Kay, one of the people behind the Paris Review column Poetry Rx, is here to help.
This year marks 20 years since the Columbine High School shooting. Survivor Amy Over talks about how the tragedy has impacted her life.
The Baker administration has shown the occasional willingness to embrace big ideas, writes Tony Dutzik, but when it comes to our transportation future, it comes up short.
Just in time for Valentine’s Day, we’ll talk with Daniel Jones, editor of the New York Times column Modern Love. A lot has changed since it debuted in 2004.
Liyna Anwar is battling leukemia and desperately needs a blood stem cell transplant. Her ethnic background is proving to be a challenge in finding a donor match.
Lessons for New Englanders from Robert Frost on surviving the long winter.
President Abraham Lincoln was born on this day in 1809. Last year, Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson visited his presidential library in Springfield, Illinois.
North Carolina Congressman Walter Jones died Sunday on his 76th birthday.