The Northeast is known as the tailpipe of our country, because so much of the nation's pollution filters through the region. This takes a heavy toll on kids. The childhood asthma rate in New England tops 10 percent -- one of the highest in the country.
It's 30 years since the 1984 Iowa presidential caucuses, in which then dark horse Democratic presidential candidate Gary Hart broke though to the front ranks of presidential contenders with a "shock" second place finish.
For some, performances at the Olympics are great to marvel at from the couch while; for others, they are motivation to take on a challenge and step outside the comfort zone. If you fall into the latter camp, this list is for you.
Recently, New Hampshire Governor, Maggie Hassan, visited Pittsfield to experience how student-centered learning is transforming the district's classrooms and leading to students, teachers, and parents who are engaged and excited to learn.
This is the year in which impressions about the slow-paced economic recovery will solidify into a partial frame for the next presidential campaign.
The bill to require GMO labeling in New Hampshire was first introduced last summer, but was sidelined to a subcommittee for "study" and is now back on track. Groups opposed to the measure include local lobbyists but also several national players. That explains the shady tactics starting to emerge.
Right now is gut-check time. Not many runners are out there on the roads and trails right now. If you see one, you know at least three things about them: 1. They're serious, 2. They're tough, 3. They're suffering stoically.
Public support for making marijuana legal reached a record high in 2013. A Pew Research Center poll released in April showed 52 percent support, and a Gallup poll in October showed 58 percent support. It's now safe to say most Americans are fed up with marijuana prohibition.
While finding a fun, kid-friendly vibe on New Year's Eve can sometimes be a challenge, many hotels and resorts are offering special family-friendly celebrations complete with kids' menus and bedtime-friendly celebrations.
A drop in temperature isn't all bad though, because it means cuddling up to a fire and sipping hot cocoa (or something stiffer).
The stalemate seems irreconcilable. Neither party wins, but 58,000 eligible New Hampshire residents lose, because someone has to pay and in this case it's they who will pay as a result of inaction.
These are vets from all wars, from Iraq and Afghanistan to the Gulf War and all the way back to Vietnam, Korea and WWII. 22 a day. How could we have failed so many for so long? What makes us keep on failing them?
A minority of New Hampshire residents see religion as being important in their daily lives (46 percent) in contrast to a large majority of Mississippians (85 percent). How can such huge differences be explained?
This week will be seen as a turning point in the future. Ted Cruz and his band of merry Tea Partiers fought the Obamacare law, with every ounce of energy they could muster. And the law won.
Pronounced "Kank-ah-MAW-gus," this stretch of N.H. Route 112 is dotted with some of the most breathtaking scenery in the Northeast, including towering mountains, cascading waterfalls and wooded hikes.
Cinematically engrossing and emotionally gripping, Salinger paints a complete portrait of the man and the artist.