President Barack Obama’s warnings to Russia are being brushed aside by President Vladimir Putin, who appears to be speeding up efforts to formally stake his claim to Ukraine’s Crimea peninsula.
US Sen. Edward Markey is planning to join Congressman Richard Neal and Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse to discuss heroin and prescription drug abuse in western Massachusetts.
Boston police and city officials told residents they are doing everything they can to keep the area safe after a recent spate of sexual assaults and crime.
The bill came a day after the state’s highest court ruled a law aimed at prohibiting criminal voyeurism does not apply to taking secret photos up a woman’s skirt.
The pioneering orthopedic surgeon whose groundbreaking Tommy John surgery saved the careers of countless major league pitchers died Thursday.
Colorado is spending $1 million on TV ads making fun of pot users who space out during everyday tasks — an effort to stop stoned driving.
Traffic will be redirected and lanes will be closed this weekend on the Mass. Pike downtown.
The former MLB superstar was known for his enthusiasm — but it doesn’t show in his Wednesday interview with SportsCenter’s Linda Cohn.
Tyler Seddon, who is battling leukemia, was greeted by hundreds of first responders who traveled to Rhode Island to wish him a happy birthday.
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's prime minister has threatened drastic steps to censor the Internet, including shutting down Facebook and YouTube, where audio recordings of his alleged conversations suggesting corruption have been leaked in the past weeks, dealing him a major blow ahead of this month's local elections.
WASHINGTON — Relief may be on the way for a weather-weary United States with the predicted warming of the central Pacific Ocean brewing this year that will probably change weather worldwide. But it won’t be for the better everywhere.The warming, called an El Nino, is expected to lead to fewer Atlantic hurricanes and more rain next winter for drought-stricken California and southern states, and even a milder winter for the nation’s frigid northern tier next year, meteorologists say.While it could be good news to lessen the southwestern US drought and shrink heating bills next winter in the far north, ‘‘worldwide it can be quite a different story,’’ said Ken Kunkel, an atmospheric sciences professor at North Carolina State University. ‘‘Some areas benefit. Some don’t.’’
Pre-Lenten celebrations around the globe, including Carnival and a rain soaked Mardi Gras celebration in New Orleans, wrapped up yesterday before the marking of Ash...
Former Senator Scott Brown lags Democratic incumbent Jeanne Shaheen by 13 points in a hypothetical November matchup for the US senate seat....
Would-be candidate Scott Brown would trail New Hampshire US Senator Jeanne Shaheen by double-digits, according to a new poll released today....
Meredith Weenick, Boston’s chief financial officer, announced today she will leave city government in April after helping Mayor Martin J. Walsh submit his first budget.Weenick worked for the administration of former mayor Thomas M. Menino...
A Boston scientist poised to launch a pioneering Alzheimer’s prevention study was awarded an $8 million grant Thursday to expand the research and further explore potential causes of cognitive decline in the mind-robbing disease....