A powerful magnitude-6.9 earthquake struck late Sunday night off the coast of Northern California, but there were no immediate reports of injury or damage and no danger of a tsunami, officials said.
Dozens of ships and aircraft have failed to find any piece of the missing plane that vanished more than two days ago above waters south of Vietnam.
Local, state, and federal agencies, the Boston Athletic Association, and leaders from the eight communities along the marathon route are expected to reveal the new measures today.
The new poll showed the majority of those surveyed about marriage equality also oppose the ‘right’ to refuse business to someone based on religion.
The Army captain who has accused Brig. Gen. Jeffrey A. Sinclair of sexually assaulting her had plans to make the military her career.
Obnoxious Boston Fan has some advice for the B’s coach for the next time he visits Florida, and it involves sunscreen and a hat.
The "Blarney Blowout” near the Amherst campus spiraled out of control, pitting police against thousands of drunken revelers.
The Red Sox’s owner stoked the embers of controversy yesterday when he tweeted about the Marlins’ reaction to the Boston’s lineup on Thursday.
BOSTON (AP) — A hip-hop video contest will be held for Boston high school students during the city's participation in National Youth Violence Prevention Week.
EUREKA, Calif. (AP) — A powerful magnitude-6.9 earthquake struck late Sunday night off the coast of Northern California, but there were no immediate reports of injury or damage and no danger of a tsunami, officials said.
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — People in the western Venezuelan city of San Cristobal say National Guard troops have attacked and dismantled barricades that protesters had raised at key intersections.
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) — Investigators combed through a collapsed theater stage at a Southern California high school Sunday, trying to determine why it buckled during a performance and sent 25 students to the hospital, some with broken bones but most with minor injuries like bruises and scrapes, authorities said Sunday.
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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....
Last week, Martin J. Walsh stood on the tarmac of Logan International Airport to greet President Obama as he swept into Massachusetts on a political...
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....