A new report outlines some surprising results about the health of Massachusetts millennials, or those born between 1981 and 1996.
Has crawling along I-93 made you think of relocating? What about being stalled somewhere on the Orange Line? If so, youre not alone. Greater Boston is growing , but the regions struggles moving its residents around are causing a sizable number of them to consider leaving the area. Among Massachusetts voters who live within Route 128 and work full time, a third say that delays on the roads or on public transit have caused them to consider moving out of Greater Boston altogether. Thats...
In a rare public appearance on Tuesday, Jared Kushner, President Trump's son-in-law and one of his closest advisers, said that the multiple investigations into Russian election interference have been more harmful to American democracy than the original interference itself. "The whole thing is just a big distraction for the country," Kushner said at a Time magazine event in New York City. "You look at what Russia did — buying some Facebook ads to try and sow dissent. And it's a terrible thing,...
Sri Lanka held its first mass funerals on Tuesday for victims of the Easter Sunday attacks, a string of bombings at churches and hotels that has left a nation in mourning. The death toll rose to 321 people since the first blasts. In Negombo, about 20 miles north of the capital, Sri Lankans gathered at St. Sebastian's church after going through body checks . Security forces stood guard at the edges of the crowd, protecting men and women who sang solemn hymns through tears. Each casket was...
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Protest rock was once fueled by the Vietnam War and civil rights. But every era has musicians who use their art to make a point — and these days, there are plenty of points to make.
When Timothy Masters got his first chickens a decade ago, it was easy. He lives "way out in the country" in Pennsylvania, away from urban regulations about keeping chickens in backyards. He built a chicken coop and got three hens to provide eggs for him and his wife. "It was the perfect number for us," he says. That's when the catalogs began to arrive. "I started getting these chicken catalogs, and they'd show these photos of glorious chickens in every size and color," Masters says. He wished...
More than 80% of parents in the U.S. support the teaching of climate change. And that support crosses political divides, according to the results of an exclusive new NPR/Ipsos poll: Whether they have children or not, two-thirds of Republicans and 9 in 10 Democrats agree that the subject needs to be taught in school. A separate poll of teachers found that they are even more supportive, in theory — 86% agree that climate change should be taught. These polls are among the first to gauge public...
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