At a press conference this afternoon, interim police commissioner William Evans addressed the Dorchester shooting that ended with a Boston police officer wounded and another man dead.
US senators from three New England states are urging Congress to extend benefits for the long-term unemployed before they expire at the end of the year.
South Africa has decided that sports — so central to the country’s new unity — will go on over the next days as a proud celebration of Nelson Mandela’s inspiring legacy.
Disney’s Princess Sofia the First doll could be the hot toy of the holidays this year, according to Panjiva.
With just weeks left in 2013, not one person has been fully enrolled in a health plan through the beleaguered state marketplace.
The Grammy nominations were announced Friday in Los Angeles.
After officials said coveted Boston Marathon bibs were up for grabs to those demonstrating in writing how they were impacted by the attacks, choosing proved tough.
William Keith, one of a dwindling number of veterans from the attack, is preparing to attend an event today to mark the attack’s 72d anniversary.
The weekend will be dry, but a storm moving across the country will bring snow on Monday.
Longtime Newbury Street bar Daisy Buchanan’s has had its license suspended for the fourth time in three years after it served minors in September, officials said.
She’s blond, claims English, Scottish, and Native American descent, and doesn’t speak Arabic, but Jennifer Grout is now a star thanks to “Arabs Got Talent.”
Martin Walsh has spent time at the side of Mayor Thomas Menino, studying the art of leading citizens in carols and countdowns.
Private deals between candidates can be a perilous way to pick running mates in the gubernatorial race.
For many small businesses, the slump from which the state is slowly recovering was another in a series of challenges they have faced and conquered over the years.
In the dark winters, when ambient light is low and the days are mercilessly short, haphazard sleep rhythms are often magnified.
US Vice President Joe Biden, whose visit to the Demilitarilzed Zone — the heavily fortified buffer between North and South Korea — had added significance after Pyongyang’s announcement.
We hear your Elf on the Shelf is back. Boston.com Moms brings you 20 ideas from our readers for how to keep your elf occupied and your kids entertained this month. Warning: Shenanigans aplenty to follow.
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