Authorities searching waters for the missing Boeing 777 jetliner said they saw something today that they think was one of the plane’s doors.
A year after the deadly bombs at the Boston Marathon, officials seek to balance security with the race’s traditionally festive feel.
Police are investigating whether a Brookline officer was justified in shooting a man who allegedly charged at two officers.
The "Blarney Blowout” near the Amherst campus spiraled out of control, pitting police against thousands of drunken revelers.
Jail guard Nancy Gonzalez’s may have conceived a baby behind bars with a cop killer, but her stories of misconduct at the jail don’t end there.
The star and creator of HBO’s ‘Girls’ hosted this week, and Liam Neeson dropped by with a warning to Vladimir Putin.
Michelle Kosilek, in prison for murdering her spouse, got approved for the surgery and the follow-up treatment that goes with it.
Stores selling luxury goods — once modest and often isolated outposts of high couture in Boston — are rapidly multiplying citywide.
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.
BOSTON (AP) — The ladies of Wellesley College will still be allowed to plant kisses on passing runners and crowds will still flock to the finish line at the 118th Boston Marathon.
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — The Army captain who has accused Brig. Gen. Jeffrey A. Sinclair of sexually assaulting her during their three-year relationship was an ambitious soldier with plans to make the military her career, much like the boss she loved and admired.
BRUSSELS (AP) — Gerard Mortier, a Belgian opera director whose nonconformist style often grated the tradition-bound elite and who became a fiercely avant-garde impresario, has died. He was 70.
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.’’
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — A stage at a Southern California high school collapsed during a performance, sending 25 students to the hospital with mainly minor injuries, authorities said.
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Transit Police have released photos of a man suspected of stealing a woman’s bag on the Orange Line Monday morning in the hopes that the public will help to identify him....
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....