CVS Flips: In most states, the company says, it will no longer require customers to present an ID to purchase products containing acetone or iodine (chemicals used to make methamphetamine) including nail polish remover.
If you try to buy nail polish remover at CVS, you’ll find it’s now a controlled substance and you’ll be carded.
Musicologist Christopher Kirkley went to West Africa with the plan of recording traditional guitar music. Instead, he found the Saharan soundscape full of tinny digital audio.
Veterans’ issues took center stage Saturday at rallies for both U.S. Senate candidates in Massachusetts.
Boston Mayor Thomas Menino has launched a public information campaign aimed largely at immigrants who do not know their rights as tenants.
According to 24-year-old Frank Mahoney Burroughs, the problems started after he converted to Sikhism while working at an AutoZone in Everett in 2009.
Numbers provided by the library show the number of e-books it lends out each month has doubled, from 6,639 in February to 13,554 in September.
Some Boston-area doctors are concerned that a new prenatal test for Down syndrome will lead to a rise in abortions.
The state Appeals Court has overturned the conviction of a Lowell woman who, along with her husband, had been found guilty of drugging, raping and beating their four sons.
An analysis published in the journal MassBenchmarks says demand for products and services in the state’s high-tech sector is flattening.
A new federal report finds fishing revenue in the Northeast is being concentrated in the hands of fewer and fewer fishermen.
WBUR’s Rachel Rohr was living 10 blocks from ground zero on Sept. 11. She retells the experience through photos she quickly captured.
The chairman of the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe testified before Congress Tuesday in favor of two bills that could make it easier for the tribe to get land for a future casino.
A natural gas boom is underway in America, but how safe is the extraction process known as fracking?