Trade talk dominated the first day of the Winter Meetings, according to executives from several teams, a byproduct of so many high-profile free agents making decisions last week. For the Red Sox though, inquiries on their starting pitchers have yet to pick up.
Another small snowstorm will nick the area from the south by midday today with a few hours of steady snow, writes meteorologist David Epstein.
Democratic congressional candidate Katherine M. Clark, facing three little-known opponents in a special election Tuesday, is favored to win the seat that Edward J. Markey vacated this summer.
Parker was nominated for Academy Awards three times for her portrayals of strong-willed women and played a baroness in ‘‘The Sound of Music.”
The “new rich” are those with an income of $250,000 or more at some point during their working lives.
In a study at the school, a lesson on an iPad resulted in improvement on students’ ability to answer questions about the solar system.
George Zimmerman is asking a judge in Florida to change the terms of his bond so he can have contact with the girlfriend he’s accused of assaulting.
NEW YORK (AP) — Meiko Lyles had 11 points, eight rebounds and made all three of his 3-point attempts on Monday night to lead Columbia over Massachusetts-Lowell 78-39.
Reflections from people connected to the shooting on Dec. 14, 2012, at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., in which 20 first-graders and six educators died.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Joyous, singing South Africans gathered in the rain Tuesday to honor Nelson Mandela at a massive memorial service that is expected to draw some 100 heads of state and other luminaries, united in tribute to a global symbol of reconciliation.
Scientists at the University of Rhode Island are studying microbes that live deep below the surface of the earth. Oceanography professor Steven D’Hondt and other researchers are part of a team analyzing the DNA of organisms that live in sediments beneath the ocean floor. The scientists hope to determine whether the microbes are unique or whether they are similar to organisms that live on the surface of the planet.
The Farne Islands are off the coast of northeast England and are home to a huge seabird colony. The islands are owned and protected by......
A man was killed by a 12,000-pound steel beam in an industrial accident at a plant in East Boston on Monday, authorities said. The worker was killed when the beam fell onto him at Boston Bridge & Steel Inc. on Marginal Street, according to authorities. He was pronounced dead at the scene, said David Procopio, State Police spokesman.Family members at the site identified the victim as 46-year-old Marco Antonio Huezo Mancea, of El Salvador. He lived in the US for 12 years and had a wife, son, and two daughters in El Salvador, according to the family members. “A large piece in an arch shape shifted on the worker, trapping him underneath,” said Steve MacDonald, a spokesman for the Boston Fire Department.
They won’t again get caught napping. At least, they say they won’t....
With just weeks left in 2013, not one person has been fully enrolled in a health plan through the beleaguered state marketplace....