After months in which the Republican primary seemed to be all Donald Trump all the time now, Carly Fiorina is getting her moment in the spotlight. But is her rise real or just another Republican primary dalliance that won’t last?
One recent poll has Fiorina in second place in New Hampshire, just five points behind Trump. So is she the real deal?
Something many of us take for granted is our hands. For the roughly 6.5 million people in the U.S. with impaired hand function—whether it’s from ALS or stroke, not being able to grasp something is a harsh reality. But the rapidly growing field of soft robotics could potentially change that, bringing them closer to regaining independence.
Harvard Law Professor Randall Kennedy recently wrote a cover story in Harper’s magazine called "In Defense of Respectability."
In it, he lauds the peaceful tactics of the civil rights movement, and he has some criticism for the tactics groups like Black Lives Matter have been using lately, criticism that’s not been well received by everyone.
You’ve likely been hearing a lot about the websites DraftKings and FanDuel lately. Before this week, they were all the rage, the way to capitalize on your sports knowledge and maybe, win big money, fast, not by betting on the outcomes of games, but on the individual performances a team of players you put together.
Sandy Hook mother Michele Gay (@MicheleGay_) talks about her initiative to make schools safer, after losing her daughter to the school shooting.
Michele Gay's daughter, Joey, was one of the 20 six and seven-year-olds killed in Newtown. And while Michele continues to mourn she’s also taken action, co-founding the group “Safe and Sound.”
Michele and others from Safe and Sound are hosting a free event at Boston University on Thursday, October 22nd. It’s aimed at students, educators, and first responders to talk about how we can keep our schools safe. You can find more information at safeandsoundschools.org.
A few years ago, Erik decided to travel down a new path and go to farm school. Now, the husband-and-wife team runs an organic farm in Lincoln, called Plough and Stars Farm with the help of their son, Wendall. And that was the inspiration for Dina’s new book (most photos by Erik.)
It’s a primer on how and where to raise chickens, goats, horses and other barnyard types.
Two years ago, when the scandal-plagued William Lantigua was still mayor of Lawrence, then-city councilor Dan Rivera decided to take him on, making a forceful argument: Lantigua was making the city look bad.
Robert Reich (@RBReich) served as Secretary of Labor during the Clinton administration for which Time Magazine named him one of the ten most effective cabinet secretaries of the twentieth century. Now, he’s putting that knowledge to work for the rest of us with his new book, “Saving Capitalism For The Many Not The Few."
Reich talks his new book and his long history with both of the Clintons.
'Best Of Enemies' Co-Director Robert Gordon talks his new film, a documentary on the legendary debates between intellectual heavyweights and ideological polar opposites William F. Buckley and Gore Vidal.
You don’t have to go as far as Serena Williams’ high profile run at tennis’ Grand Slam or the US Women’s heady World Cup win for proof that women’s athletics has come of age. Right in our backyard, the Boston Derby Dames – a four-team, all-female roller derby league – have been showcasing a gritty blend of speed, power and tenacity for more than a decade.
Volkswagen’s CEO has stepped down as expected, after his company’s multi-billion dollar fraud. Friday, we learned that the company deliberately programmed 500,000 diesel-powered vehicles in the U.S. to scam emissions tests. Then Tuesday, we learned the number of cars affected is actually 11 million, worldwide.