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Wed, 05 Apr 2017 15:00:00 -0400Hate is on the rise in U.S. schools. For students and educators, that means finding new ways to promote tolerance and inclusion.
Tue, 04 Apr 2017 05:12:00 -0400Massachusetts' high court is to hear a case that could determine how much local authorities can help federal efforts. Localities say they can't detain people just because the feds ask them to.
Tue, 14 Mar 2017 16:28:00 -0400A late-season storm has been crippling travel and knocking out power across the region. The hardest hit areas will likely be digging out of more than 2 feet of snow before the storm tapers off.
Thu, 02 Mar 2017 18:01:00 -0500Across the nation, Jewish Community Centers have been targeted by threatening calls and vandalism. Now, they may be getting help.
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 06:47:00 -0500More than 250 "substantive reports" of harassment and hate incidents have flooded in since November. Although perpetrators are hard to identify, the hotline also serves to provide support to victims.
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 17:42:00 -0500Many singles are using their dating profiles to say they're not interested in dating people who don't share their political preference. Politically segregated dating websites are booming.
Mon, 30 Jan 2017 16:37:00 -0500Colleges and universities are concerned about the implications of President Trump's executive order barring people from seven mainly Muslim countries from entering the U.S.
Wed, 25 Jan 2017 18:34:00 -0500Massachusetts' highest court is considering whether roadside sobriety tests for marijuana can be used as evidence of driving stoned in the same way they are used to determine if a driver is drunk.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 16:32:00 -0500Survivors of campus sexual assault and their allies are imploring President-elect Trump's nominee for education secretary to continue cracking down on schools who don't take the issue seriously.
Mon, 19 Dec 2016 16:36:00 -0500A new national survey highlights some attitudes and expectations that may underlie many campus sexual assaults. Researchers at Harvard University say many students are acting on deeply ingrained beliefs, such as the idea that women usually need a little convincing to have sex.
Thu, 24 Nov 2016 05:09:00 -0500There are fears the Trump administration will derail efforts to combat campus sexual assault. Some Republicans criticized the government crackdown on the issue, and say policies favor victims.
Wed, 09 Nov 2016 05:03:00 -0500In Massachusetts, students, staff and alumni at Hillary Clinton's alma mater of Wellesley College gathered to watch election returns. Clinton was unable to pull out a win over Donald Trump.
Tue, 08 Nov 2016 16:28:00 -0500Many women at Hillary Clinton's alma mater of Wellesley College are hoping to see the Democratic nominee break the ultimate glass ceiling Tuesday night in becoming the first woman elected president in the U.S.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 16:30:00 -0400A year and a half after it began, the race for president is beginning to wear on many voters. A growing number say they are fed up and fatigued by the especially bitter campaign and are taking extreme measures to block it out. But others are tuning in even more as the race enters the homestretch.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 17:47:00 -0400The videotape of Donald Trump bragging about groping and kissing women is already being used on campuses as a case study to teach students everything from bystander intervention to consent.