A professor says the heat index and the crime rate can connect. “Lifestyle differences exist between cold weather and warm weather,” says James Alan Fox, a professor of Criminology, Law and […]
In fact, few teachers who witness school violence are offered counseling, said Edward Mooney, a California high school teacher and Northeastern University doctoral student who studies the effect of school violence on […]
The Washington State bridge collapse reignites focus on the nation’s aging infrastructure. Dan Simon reports.
Homeland security expert Stephen Flynn says neglecting infrastructure may have dire consequences.
Editor’s note: Stephen Flynn is founding co-director of the George J. Kostas Research Institute for Homeland Security and a professor of political science at Northeastern University. The views expressed are his own. […]
On GPS this Sunday at 10 a.m. and repeated at 1 p.m., a special live show with expert analysis and discussion of the lessons and implications of this week’s terrorist […]
Editor’s note: Dan Kennedy is an assistant professor of journalism at Northeastern University in Boston and the author of the forthcoming book “The Wired City: Reimagining Journalism and Civic Life in the […]
James Alan Fox: Gun control or carry permit won’t stop mass murder If one thing is predictable about mass shootings, however, is that they will spark arguments from gun control advocates […]
New details are emerging about Adam Lanza and how spent his time in the lead up to the massacre that left 20 children and 7 adults dead. A source with knowledge of the […]
The dreadful shooting sprees of the past few months, which claimed dozens of innocent lives, shocked and unnerved millions of Americans. The specter of some heavily armed madman turning a theater, […]
Major storms are always dangerous. Superstorm Sandy left 132 Americans dead, damaged and destroyed tens of thousands of homes, left millions without power, and crippled the largest metropolitan area in […]
If you’re wondering who else in the United States might fit a “profile” of becoming a mass killer, just look around: They are everywhere, and they’re most likely harmless. Frighteningly, […]