At least one person is reported dead and 16 are injured in an explosion that may have been triggered by a gas leak northeast of New York City’s Central Park today. Dispatchers sent out 44 units and 198 firefighters for a five-alarm fire.
The missing Malaysia Airlines jet was intact and “burning at high altitude,” the worker said.
Boston is ranked the 13th selfiest city in the world, reports Time in its “The Selfiest Cities in the World” report.
Tonight’s rain will turn into flash freezing conditions that may affect Thursday morning’s commute, writes meteorologist David Epstein.
The standardized test for high school students is undergoing major changes for the first time in years, and we wonder if it’s for the better or worse.
A series of unfortunate events on the MBTA this week has left some T-riders feeling timid.
The parents of two young Maine women hurt when a metal bar tumbled onto them at the TD Garden say both suffered concussions.
A 22-pound housecat trapped an Oregon couple in their bedroom after attacking their baby, but the owners said they’re not giving up on their pet.
BOSTON (AP) — A hearing on a request to dismiss some of the charges against the surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect will be held a year and a day after the deadly blasts.
MOSCOW (AP) — A Soyuz capsule carrying a U.S.-Russian crew returning after spending nearly six months on the International Space Station landed safely on the steppes of Kazakhstan.
Dallas Seavey won the Iditarod Trail Dog Race in a dramatic finish today, rallying from third place. A storm knocked out the front-runner and Seavey...
A doctor who worked at Phillips Academy, Andover, and at Boston Children’s Hospital was sentenced today in federal court in Boston to 6½ years in prison for possession of child pornography.Richard Keller had pictures and...
Treasurer Steven Grossman today pressed fellow gubernatorial candidate Attorney General Martha Coakley to support Massachusetts granting driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants, a policy she has...
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....