Malaysia’s air force chief says that military radar indicated the missing plane carrying 239 people may have turned back toward Kuala Lumpur.
The "Blarney Blowout” near the Amherst campus spiraled out of control, pitting police against thousands of drunken revelers.
Obnoxious Boston Fan has some advice for the B’s coach for the next time he visits Florida, and it involves sunscreen and a hat.
The Connecticut legislature’s Public Safety and Security Committee is considering a bill which would prevent theaters from showing a film or preview that exceeds 85 decibels, in order to minimize hearing loss.
Nearly four years in, the local underground magazine continues to be shaped by new ideas and experimentation.
Vacationing in Florida, President Barack Obama continued telephone consultations with world leaders on Ukraine, speaking Saturday with the leaders of three European powers and the heads of the three Baltic states.
Stores selling luxury goods — once modest and often isolated outposts of high couture in Boston — are rapidly multiplying citywide.
AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — An early St. Patrick's Day celebration around the University of Massachusetts' flagship campus known as "Blarney Blowout" spun out of control Saturday as police officers in riot gear arrested more than 70 people while dispersing massive crowds, including unruly students throwing beer cans and bottles.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Military radar indicates that the missing Boeing 777 jet may have turned back before vanishing, Malaysia's air force chief said Sunday as authorities were investigating up to four passengers with suspicious identifications.
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.’’
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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....