Hydraulic fracturing -- or fracking -- is so dramatically increasing domestic production that the United States is projected to surpass Saudi Arabia as the world's biggest oil producer by 2017.
US on path to being world leader in oil
The first mainstage concert of the Boston Early Music Festival was also the North American debut of Mozart’s own violin and viola.
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Erin Willinger wasn’t going to be held back by her illness, not by anything. With much to fear, she was fearless. And then she was gone.
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The tortured history of 48 Oceanside Drive in Scituate highlights the issues with the federal flood insurance program.
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In seeking Malcolm Rogers’s successor, the museum should weigh what he did splendidly and what he left undone, writes critic Sebastian Smee.
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Funding from pharmaceutical companies fills the gap left by federal budget cuts, but also raises concerns among many researchers.
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Growing up amid economic turmoil and financial scandal, wary millennials have become cautious.
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As students (and their parents) increasingly consider value when picking a college, a new push to examine what they can expect to earn.
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Available in a handful of cities in the Baltics and northern Europe, guided walks are billed as “free” tours, but participants are welcome to tip.
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How three runway statements — iridescents, tribal prints, and florals for men — look in Boston’s boutiques.
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“Keurig 2.0” brewing systems will shut out anything other than Keurig-produced K-Cup coffee pods.
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Lawmakers planned to unveil a bill to increase the number of charters last fall, but haven’t produced any legislation.
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The discovery that two passengers were carrying stolen passports raised the unsettling possibility of foul play.
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GM now says the problem is linked to 13 deaths and requires the recall of more than 1.6 million cars worldwide.
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If you go to Riga, Latvia; or Vilnius, Lithuania ...
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Which one will come up with the winning recommendation for a lipstick novice?
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From event planners to vet techs, 10 of the fastest-growing jobs. Plus, the industries to avoid at all costs.
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Mark Wahlberg has a steep challenge as executive producer of the reality show, which debuts Thursday on A&E.
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Aaron Paul’s first theatrical release is a videogame adaptation that hits 3-D screens Friday.
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Congressman Stephen F. Lynch said that he thought there was a 50-50 chance that a group of openly gay veterans would march next week.
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Families of the passengers aboard the Malaysia Airlines jet had dwindling hope that they would see their loved ones again.
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