The gay community wants the same hate-crime protections that blacks and Jews have – and would get them in legislation before Congress now.
A report card on arts education released Monday shows room for improvement.
The man charged with murder in the Holocaust Museum shooting gave clear clues about his hatred of Jews on the Web. But it's hard for law enforcement to filter anger from murderous intent.
The attack, which killed one, is the third fatal shooting by an extremist in 10 days.
Poor job market motivates many to earn their high school equivalency certificate.
The Globe's largest union votes Monday on whether to accept a 10 percent pay cut, among other concessions. It points to the turmoil reshaping the industry.
Foreclosures have forced some churches to meet in homes or cafes. Now, others are joining in – willingly.
As one of the few to perform late-term abortions, he had become a national figure.
As states like California grapple over gay marriage, New England has found that it can be a small fillip to the economy.
Courts have struck down many laws aimed at preventing sales to minors. Legal analysts see Supreme Court as unlikely to step in.
Key GOP leaders came to woo the NRA's annual convention this weekend, one sign of the group's growing clout.
Adults are taking stimulants like Ritalin and Adderall, normally used to treat serious medical conditions, to boost their concentration and job performance. Critics ask: Is it making Americans too dependent on their medicine cabinets?
Suicides are up and hard drugs are more prevalent – trends that are both linked to the hurricane's legacy, experts say.
Americans are ready for a break, and they're being enticed out of their homes by big travel discounts, according to AAA.
Tattoo parlors are seeing steady profits, as consumers shift spending toward purchases that are more meaningful.
The Los Angeles Dodger says he took a drug he did not know was banned. True or not, the excuse adds to a lengthening line of equivocations from ballplayers suspected of doping.
Fed up with growling tailpipes, one more city cracks down on the world's largest Harley rally.
Could it produce a prototype that other struggling big-city newspapers could use to survive the current recession?
Obama urges that schools with confirmed or suspected cases suspend classes. Mexican schools have already taken that step.
A new Pew survey suggests that many Catholics leave their church because of doctrine, whereas Protestants tend to leave because of life changes such as marriage.