The Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200 lost contact lost contact over the South China Sea on a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing .
A federal grand jury is investigating whether Mayor William Lantigua ordered Lawrence streets repaved to boost reelection chances last fall.
After winning on Yale’s turf, Harvard will make its third straight trip to the NCAA tournament after a drought that dated way back to 1946.
The veteran performer, best known for playing Alice Kramden in the 1960s re-creation of ‘‘The Honeymooners,’’ has died.
Don’t dumb things down, stick to character, give the duo’s WABAC machine a 3-D rebuild, and you’ve got your movie.
A sure sign that spring is on the horizon: It's time to set the clocks forward for daylight saving time.
Two major business tax benefits were extended through 2013. If you own a small business, here are some useful tips to keep in mind.
PITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Couples float across the hardwood floor — practicing the rise and fall of a classic waltz, or the fancy footwork of the Latin-flavored cha-cha — circling the single disco ball to the beat of a live band.
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — One of the biggest mysteries hanging over the protest mayhem that drove Ukraine's president from power: Who was behind the snipers who sowed death and terror in Kiev?
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.’’
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....