Supreme Court justices expressed skepticism Wednesday about a Massachusetts law that creates a 35-foot buffer zone outside abortion clinics. Click the play button below to listed to the arguments.
Before shooting two officers, N.Y. gunman bragged about his plans
The gunman boasted to two people about what he was about to do just moments before he opened fire on the officers.
New app will help blind navigate MBTA stations
An indoor navigation system will open new doors for the visually impaired at Boston-area MBTA stations.
How the PERCEPT app works
Here is how a blind or visually impaired commuter would use the PERCEPT application to navigate the inside the Arlington MBTA station.
With Dorchester teacher’s prize, the pupils win
UP Academy teacher Nicole Bollerman won books for her students and $150,000 for her school.
Transit a key in Boston’s 2024 Olympics bid
Local backers have begun exploring ways to use existing, temporary, and reusable venues close to mass transit stops.
Unexpected words led to yes on parade
An overture from an organizer of South Boston’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade led to the acceptance of a gay veterans group.
Caret’s legacy enlivens search for next UMass president
Robert Caret earned high marks for lobbying lawmakers to boost funding and for his advocacy of public education.
Ted Cruz has gained attention but little else
To be effective, the Texas Republican needs to get other senators to work with him. They’d rather stick needles in their eyes.
On PBS’s ‘Sacred Journeys,’ a long walk with God
The new six-part PBS series follows religious pilgrims to Lourdes, Jerusalem, and other devotional sites.
CIA’s poisonous legacy starts with who we are
American officials, and the American people, know very well what the CIA is, and what it does.
Boston police pledge vigilance after slayings in NYC
Boston Police Commissioner William Evans condemned Saturday’s execution-style shooting of two NYC police officers.
Obama considers returning North Korea to terror list
President Obama said he would “review” whether to return North Korea to the list of nations that sponsor terrorism.
Police officers’ deaths acutely felt in Brooklyn
The pain left by the murders of two police officers could be felt throughout New York, but nowhere was the loss more acute than in Brooklyn.
Christmas in the City brings joy to homeless children
More than 4,400 children and about 2,000 parents took part in the event that features a holiday celebration of colossal scale.
Politicians aren’t the only ones with knee-jerk reactions
Almost all of us are sandwich boards with slogans.
Blue Heron performs contemplative seasonal program
An unlikely seasonal hit, early-music ensemble Blue Heron’s annual holiday concert reflects on more somber aspects of the season.
Former Cabinet official elected Tunisia’s new president
Beji Caid Essebsi, an 88-year-old Cabinet minister from previous regimes, won Sunday’s presidential runoff, according to exit polls.
Civil rights leaders fear backlash from killings of officers
Civil rights leaders expressed fear that the backlash over the bloodshed could derail the protest movement that has grown out of the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner.
Philippines have a welcome shift on climate change action
It took courage for the Philippines to bolt from an alliance of developing countries that balked at cuts to greenhouse emissions.
Romania’s new president sworn in with promise to fight corruption
Romania’s Parliament swore in a former mayor as the country’s new president after an election he called a triumph for democracy 25 years after communism ended.