John Burbine, 50, a convicted sex offender, had been accused of molesting 13 infants and toddlers.
The Malaysia Airlines jet lost contact on a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing.
Police are still searching for suspects in the stabbing of two women on Hereford Street.
Mayor Martin Walsh’s administration has continued a shakeup at the city’s planning and development agency.
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.
After it was closed for repairs in December, the tunnel is scheduled to reopen two days ahead of schedule.
Two major business tax benefits were extended through 2013. If you own a small business, here are some useful tips to keep in mind.
A sure sign that spring is on the horizon: It's time to set the clocks forward for daylight saving time.
A pregnant South Carolina woman who drove a minivan carrying her three children into the ocean faced attempted murder charges today.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200 carrying 239 people lost contact over the South China Sea early Saturday morning on a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing, and international aviation authorities still hadn't located the jetliner several hours later.
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.’’
Brown University is kicking off a 15-month-long celebration for its 250th anniversary. The school was chartered in 1764 and opened its doors as the College of Rhode Island in Warren in 1765. The college was renamed in 1804 following a $5,000 gift from Providence businessman Nicholas Brown. Brown’s celebration started Friday with events including a giant cake in the shape of the school’s first building, University Hall.
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....