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Market Basket Conflict Crops Up in Newest Mass. Jobs Report

The Massachusetts unemployment rate rose to 5.8 percent from 5.6 percent in July, with the state citing “temporary employment disruptions” in retail for part of the job loss. BLS: Market Basket Drama Sunk US Jobs Numbers Full Market Basket Coverage

Sens. Warren, Markey Oppose Syrian Rebel Training

Democratic U.S. Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Edward Markey are opposing President Barack Obama's request to train and arm Syrian rebels for a war against Islamic state militants.

Tsarnaev Defense Requests Trial Delay, Change of Venue Hearing

Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev asked a judge Thursday to hold a hearing on a venue change and for more time to prepare for trial. Russians Say Tsarnaev Defense Team Members Posed as FBI Thousands of Potential Jurors to be Summoned in Trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

Cold Mornings Ahead, Warm-Up to Follow

Cold air will make its presence felt over the next couple of days before more summer-like air takes over this weekend. Cooler temperatures return next week.

Australian Police: Raids Thwarted Beheading Plot

Police on Thursday said they thwarted a plot to carry out beheadings in Australia by supporters of the radical Islamic State group.

Sheriff: Burned Armpit Hair Led to Crash

A car full of teenagers crashed in Idaho after authorities say one of the passengers lit the driver's armpit hair on fire with a lighter.

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