“There is no evening the scales. There’s no point in trying to hurt him as he hurt, because it can’t be done.” Those words came from the defense’s opening statement in Boston federal court Monday
Communities across Massachusetts are holding ceremonies this month and in May to mark the centennial of the Armenian Genocide.
The Nepalese community here in Massachusetts is one of the largest in the U.S. Sunday, in Copley Square, more than 1,000 people gathered for a vigil. Boston Mayor Marty Walsh was among those in attendance.
According to one researcher, as estrogen fluctuates, so does the ability to cope with anxiety.
Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines: the prosecution rests it’s case in the penalty phase of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s trial, several Massachusetts district attorneys hold off on using breathalyzer test results, Gov. Baker pushes for new fiscal oversight of the MBTA, and Sen. Elizabeth Warren and President Obama trade barbs over the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal.
Armenian communities around the world today commemorate the anniversary of what many historians have called a “genocide,” including Watertown, Massachusetts — the third largest Armenian community in the country.
The bird is the red knot, a small shorebird that weighs less than a coffee cup. The ancient crab is the horseshoe crab, a creature that’s lived basically unchanged on this earth for 450 million years.
Jurors heard detailed, graphic testimony from three survivors of the bombing who each lost a limb in the attacks. They also heard from a trauma surgeon at Massachusetts General Hospital.
The alcohol breath test and its testing procedure are under review by Massachusetts State Police who question its reliability.
Why, as individuals, and as a nation, do we still find it so hard to talk about things like slavery?
We talk to Brandeis students and playwrights Julian Seltzer and Amanda Jane Stern about their new documentary play, “Coerced.”
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