Attorney General Martha Coakley is praising Wednesday’s Supreme Court ruling that overturned the Defense of Marriage Act. Coakley says families will no longer be denied Social Security and medical benefits simply because of who they love. She says she’s proud of Massachusetts’ leadership on same-sex marriage, and the decision is a step on the march toward equality for all.
A look at the big stories that made news this week and the headlines you may have missed.
Americans are angry with the handling of issues ranging from healthcare reform to the rise of Islamic State militants.
Effective immediately, anyone visiting a new mother or child at the Birthplace at Baystate Franklin Medical Center must be 14 or older
The city of Northampton has officially opened discussion on an ordinance banning plastic bags and styrofoam