Buses are taking over after a train derailed near Kenmore today, but the MBTA is hoping to have trains running for the morning commute.
Nuclear experts are being asked to check if they detected an explosion at high altitude that could have been the missing Malaysia Airlines plane.
A school district had tried to ban bracelets intended to promote breast cancer awareness with a provocative message.
Pat Garofalo, a fifth-term Republican from a St. Paul suburb, apologized today for his tweet about NBA players that some saw as racist.
Colorado reported $14.02 million worth of recreational marijuana sales in January, state revenue officials reported Monday.
Drinking beer in moderation can help lower the risk of heart diseases and build strong bones, researchers found.
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — George Beamon scored 16 points Monday night and Manhattan held off rival Iona 71-68 for the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference title and a berth into the NCAA tournament.
NEW YORK (AP) — Joe McGinniss, the adventurous and news-making author and reporter who skewered the marketing of Richard Nixon in "The Selling of the President 1968" and tracked his personal journey from sympathizer to scourge of convicted killer Jeffrey MacDonald in the blockbuster "Fatal Vision," died Monday at age 71.
PHILADELPHIA — William ‘‘Wild Bill’’ Guarnere, one of the World War II veterans whose exploits were dramatized in the TV miniseries ‘‘Band of Brothers,’’ has died. He was 90. His son, William Guarnere Jr., confirmed Sunday that his father died at Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia. Mr. Guarnere was rushed to the hospital early Saturday and died of a ruptured aneurysm early Saturday night. The HBO miniseries followed the members of Easy Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne Division from training in Georgia in 1942 through some of the war’s fiercest European battles through the war’s end in 1945. Mr. Guarnere was portrayed by the actor Frank John Hughes. Mr. Guarnere, whose combat exploits earned him his nickname, lost a leg while trying to help a wounded soldier during the Battle of the Bulge. His commendations included the Silver Star, two Bronze Stars, and two Purple Hearts.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Dr. Seuss had it right: Horton really does hear a Who. Wild elephants can distinguish between human languages, and they can tell whether a voice comes from a man, woman or boy, a new study says.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Some Connecticut legislators said Monday they're grappling with whether to support legislation proposed this year that would place new restrictions on the public release of information from homicides in an effort to protect victim privacy.
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WASHINGTON -- Senator Edward J. Markey said in a statement Monday that he was acting as a consumer advocate when he wrote letters to federal...
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....