In a neighborhood peppered with beauty shops, what makes Shamso Hair Studio and Spa unique is not the silver and black décor — or even the henna body art or the hammam steam spa — it is who is allowed in and who is not.
Prosecutors from Massachusetts to Minnesota detail cases where mostly foreign-born women work seven days a week, 12-24 hours a day, sleeping in parlors or nearby flophouses, and are managed by a network of interstate traffickers and business people.
Since 2004, Boston University professor Richard Primack and his students have been documenting the same things as Henry David Thoreau did in his book, "Walden."
Vietnam is in the midst of a four-day holiday. Their jubilant festivities mark the reunification of North and South Vietnam. But in Boston’s Vietnamese community, the "Fall of Saigon" is a day of collective mourning.
Joe Milano is the owner of Union Oyster House. He also happens to be the honorary consul general for Thailand.
Walk up and down Commonwealth Avenue on the Boston University campus, and it's easy to see and hear the presence of international students. The largest percentage of foreign students — here and nationwide — come from China. So when President Donald Trump sounds off, college administrators get anxious.
On a rainy night, people filed past several police officers and packed into City Hall. They were there to debate whether Newton should position itself as a sanctuary city for undocumented immigrants.
Boston's Allston neighborhood is a hub for the local Russian community. US-Russia relations have been a source of political intrigue this election season. So with the election of Donald Trump, many in Allston are keeping close tabs on the relationship between the US President and Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Amity University loses bid to expand into Boston, but will move into the New York market.
As Boston gets ready for Election Day, there’s one job that's particularly difficult to fill: interpreter.