Buses are taking over after a train derailed near Kenmore today, but the MBTA is hoping to have trains running for the morning commute.
Nuclear experts are being asked to check if they detected an explosion at high altitude that could have been the missing Malaysia Airlines plane.
Adam Lanza’s father broke his silence about his son in a New Yorker magazine article.
The Boston Marathon’s security plans were released today.
A school district had tried to ban bracelets intended to promote breast cancer awareness with a provocative message.
Pat Garofalo, a fifth-term Republican from a St. Paul suburb, apologized today for his tweet about NBA players that some saw as racist.
Colorado reported $14.02 million worth of recreational marijuana sales in January, state revenue officials reported Monday.
Drinking beer in moderation can help lower the risk of heart diseases and build strong bones, researchers found.
BOSTON (AP) — Gov. Deval Patrick and operators of Boston's Logan International Airport are celebrating the launch of new nonstop service to Dubai by the Middle East's biggest airline.
SEATTLE (AP) — An immigrant-rights attorney says detainees at the Northwest Detention Center in Washington state are being threatened with forced feeding if they continue their hunger strike.
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.’’
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Some Connecticut legislators said Monday they're grappling with whether to support legislation proposed this year that would place new restrictions on the public release of information from homicides in an effort to protect victim privacy.
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WASHINGTON—Senator Edward J. Markey said in a statement Monday that he was acting as a consumer advocate when he wrote letters to federal regulators urging a fraud investigation of Herbalife and did not know an...
WASHINGTON -- Senator Edward J. Markey said in a statement Monday that he was acting as a consumer advocate when he wrote letters to federal...
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....