The annual summer fighting season is now well underway in Afghanistan, with nearly daily suicide bombings, assassinations, and other high-profile attacks by the Taliban and other militant groups. But one thing appears decidedly different this...
By Lawrence Harmon and Noah Guiney It’s been a struggle for the 19 at-large candidates for Boston City Council to gain notice during the highly...
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EUREKA, Calif. (AP) — One of the largest earthquakes to hit California in decades rattled the state's northern coast, but its depth and distance from shore reduced the impact on land, where there were no reports of injuries or damage, scientists and authorities said on Monday.
LIMINGTON, Maine (AP) — The Maine state fire marshal's office says a woman has died in a farm house fire in Limington.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Eric Holder on Monday called the increase in heroin-related deaths an "urgent and growing public health crisis" and said first responders should carry with them a drug that can reverse the effects of an overdose.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has declined to wade into a dispute between the Episcopal Church and a conservative congregation that left the denomination in a rift over homosexuality and other issues.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire businessman convicted of orchestrating an elaborate and fraudulent scheme to strip the equity out of homes on the brink of foreclosure on the pretense of rescuing distressed homeowners is facing more than six years in prison.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Officials in Vermont's capital city say they want a combination of public and private efforts to make Montpelier the first state capital in the country to use "net zero" non-renewable energy by 2030.
The chaos at the University of Massachusetts over the weekend during a pre-St. Patrick's Day celebration brought renewed attention to an old problem affecting colleges nationwide: how to deal with alcohol-fueled revelers during the March festivities.
NEW YORK (AP) — New York's Metro-North Railroad says an employee was struck and killed by a train while working on tracks in Manhattan.
FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Fairfield officials say a second woman has died in an early morning house fire.
In his most extensive comments about the 2012 Connecticut school massacre, the father of gunman Adam Lanza describes his struggle to comprehend what his son did — an act that "couldn't get any more evil" — and how he now wishes that his son had never been born.
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