Gayle Johnson, 52, was struck and killed by an MBTA bus on Broadway last night, according to the Suffolk District Attorney’s office. A spokesman for the D.A. said no charges have been filed in the case yet, and the driver was not impaired. An investigation is continuing.
A potential storm this weekend is likely to happen, writes meteorologist Dave Epstein.
Edwin J. Alemany was arraigned for the July 23 murder of Amy Lord as well as additional charges linked to attacks on three other women.
An official called the man doing sign language at Nelson Mandela's memorial a "fake.”
Tickets for the 2014 season will go on sale on Saturday at 10 a.m. in conjunction with the “Christmas at Fenway” event.
TIME selected Pope Francis as “Person of the Year”—the person with the greatest impact on the world, for good or bad, in 2013.
Steve McQueen’s historic saga is among the top nominees for the Screen Actors Guild Awards.
SPENCER, Mass. (AP) — State police continue to investigate the death of a 23-year-old Spencer woman whose body was found in an overturned car in a pond.
NEW YORK (AP) — Time magazine selected Pope Francis as its Person of the Year on Wednesday, saying the Catholic Church's new leader has changed the perception of the 2,000-year-old institution in an extraordinary way in a short time.
BAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan (AP) — America's top military officer said the U.S. has no intention to renegotiate a security deal with Afghanistan and that a full withdrawal of U.S. forces from the country at the end of 2014 could reverse gains made by the fledgling Afghan forces in their war against the Taliban.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Comet ISON, once optimistically called the comet of the century, is dead, the victim of a way-too-close brush with the sun. It was barely a year old.
BERLIN (AP) — Police say a sapling cloned from the tree that lifted Anne Frank's spirits while she hid from the Nazis in Amsterdam has been felled and stolen from outside a school in Frankfurt bearing the name of the Jewish teenage diarist.
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......
MBTA service on the Ashmont branch of the Red Line was disrupted for more than four hours this morning after the third rail cracked near the JFK/UMass station in Dorchester, MBTA officials said.The defect was discovered shortly after 7 a.m. on the northbound tracks, said MBTA spokesman Joe Pesaturo. Service was restored shortly after 11 a.m., he said.
Democrat Katherine M. Clark cruised to victory Tuesday, capturing the US House seat long held by Edward J. Markey, in a lightly contested special election....
Arbour HRI is again accepting patients, but on a limited basis, after the state gave preliminary approval to the hospital’s plan for correcting serious safety and human rights violations....