One year after the deadly bombings that shook this city, public safety officials have announced a long list of security measures designed to keep runners and viewers safe.
The Boston area is known for groundbreaking medical research and for pioneering new medical procedures. Well, here’s one of the latest: fecal transplants.
In the mental health court, the defendant is sentenced to a different kind of probation: instead of going to prison, they are receiving mental health treatment with substantial oversight.
Nearly a century ago this winter, the ground in Northeastern France began to shake. Artillery fire began the battle of Verdun, which only ended ten months later. 160,000 Frenchmen died. 140,000 Germans did as well. We take a look at this epic confrontation and its legacy.
Our week in review panel digs behind the headlines on the state legislatures banning of “upskirting” photographs, controversy over gay rights groups marching in the St. Patrick’s Day parade, the latest on the drug lab scandal, and a judge steps down from a big case.
Boston rapper Moufy has the fastest growing fan base of any urban artist in New England. He’s got a complicated, compelling story to tell through his music… and he does so with bravado, and an unabashed love for Boston.
We sit down with the real-life “reformed” hacker who worked as a consultant on the second season of the Netflix series, “House of Cards.”
Every now and then the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court issues a ruling that makes headlines worldwide. Yesterday, the online magazine Jezebel screamed, “Great News, Creeps!”, as the state’s highest court ruled that ‘upskirting’ — that is, taking photos up the skirts of women — is legal. So today, lawmakers are scrambling to fix the law and make it illegal.
The SAT is undergoing sweeping changes. The new test debuts Spring 2016. The score will revert back to the old 1600 scale. The essay portion? No longer mandatory. Dreaded so-called “SAT vocabulary words” like “pellucid” and “legerdemain”? They’re out as well, to be replaced by words more common in college courses like “empirical” and “synthesis”. The math section will zero in on linear equations, functions, and proportional reasoning.
Stokely Carmichael helped start the Black Panther Party, grew impatient with the slow pace of change in America, and in 1969, moved to Africa, where he devoted much of his life to a revolutionary Pan-African movement.
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