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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AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The former spokeswoman for U.S. Sen. Angus King will head communications operations for independent candidate Eliot Cutler's bid for Maine governor.
UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — A Massachusetts man who was driving a casino tour bus that struck and killed a pedestrian at Mohegan Sun last year has been arrested.
BOSTON (AP) — State gambling regulators are set to decide whether to allow Mohegan Sun to proceed with a bid to build a resort casino on land owned by Suffolk Downs in Revere.
The candidates hoping to fill Edward Markey's seat are making their final appeals to voters in the 5th District.
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — The remains of an Air Force colonel who died in the Vietnam War have been identified and are to be buried 45 years to the day of his death.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Prosecutors are considering whether to move forward with domestic violence charges against George Zimmerman even though his girlfriend is asking them not to do so.
NEW HAVEN, Conn (AP) — New Haven police say they have arrested on unrelated charges a "person of interest" who may have information about a Nov. 25 phone call that said an armed man would shoot up the Yale University campus.
DALLAS (AP) — A Texas woman is expected to plead guilty to sending ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Roughly three years ago, a man referred to in a federal indictment as "Visitor LF" went to Men's Central Jail to discuss his inability to visit his brother there. Instead, a Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputy allegedly handcuffed him, took him to a break room with no windows or public access, and threw him against a refrigerator.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — State officials say a recent security breach at JPMorgan Chase bank may have exposed personal and financial information of 1,850 Rhode Islanders receiving unemployment insurance, temporary disability or child-support payments.
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