Vietnamese air force planes have spotted two large oil slicks that authorities suspect are from a Malaysian jetliner carrying 239 people that went missing.
A 23-year-old graduate student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has been found dead in his room.
When a first grader asked her mom if she has a vagina, the mom was thrown off guard. Barbara Meltz wieghs in.
In the spirit of St. Patrick’s Day, we offer a tour of 10 favorite Irish pubs in the region.
Color and ruthless editing make a 350-square-foot apartment pretty, neat and bright.
The veteran performer, best known for playing Alice Kramden in the 1960s re-creation of ‘‘The Honeymooners,’’ has died.
A sure sign that spring is on the horizon: It's time to set the clocks forward for daylight saving time.
Russia is considering a freeze of U.S. military inspections under arms control treaties in retaliation to Washington's decision to halt military cooperation with Russia, news reports said Saturday.
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.’’
CLAREMONT, N.H. (AP) — State labor investigators will check into conditions at a Claremont high school after a student complained about dust, odors and noise during an ongoing renovation project.
For this edition of our look at daily life we share images from North Korea, Canada, India, Pakistan, China, Poland, and United States and other...
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — A Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200 carrying 239 people lost contact with air traffic control early Saturday morning on a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing, and international aviation authorities still hadn’t...
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....