Massachusetts

Kiely & Brown: Local businesses must support employees facing violence

1 hour ago   |   Boston Herald

COVID-19 has increased the danger and the severity of domestic and sexual violence. People are confined at home with their abusers, children are in harm's way, many social...
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Video: Heavy rain for most, snow for some Thursday into Friday

Video: Heavy rain for most, snow for some Thursday into Friday

8 hours ago   |   WCVB

Much of Massachusetts will see heavy rain Thursday night into Friday with measurable snow in higher elevations.
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5-year-old known as 'The Mighty Quinn' celebrates final cancer treatment

5-year-old known as 'The Mighty Quinn' celebrates final cancer treatment

10 hours ago   |   WLWT

A Massachusetts boy celebrated his final cancer treatment by going to see his favorite hockey team.
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Group calls for lottery system for admission to vocational schools

10 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Proposed new state education regulations are a major breakthrough toward reforming a discriminatory policy on admissions to vocational schools, a coalition of advocates for...
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Massachusetts coronavirus daily death count drops to lowest point in 380 days: ‘Vaccines work'

10 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

The daily number of people dying from coronavirus in Massachusetts has plummeted to the lowest point since last March, as doctors say the encouraging trend shows “vaccines...
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Boston area coronavirus wastewater data shows B.1.1.7 variant for three straight weeks

11 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

The more contagious U.K. coronavirus variant has been detected in Boston area sewage samples for three straight weeks, a daily occurrence since March 20 that shows the variant...
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Walk-in COVID-19 vaccinations offered at Dorchester site

Walk-in COVID-19 vaccinations offered at Dorchester site

11 hours ago   |   WCVB

Setting up a vaccine appointment has been a challenge for a lot of Massachusetts residents, so the walk-in clinics are a welcome sight.
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Former shoe company executive to plead guilty to stealing $30 million he spent on jewelry, NYC apartments, private flights

12 hours ago   |   Boston Herald   |   2 articles

A former executive of a Middleboro-based shoe company has agreed to plead guilty to stealing nearly $30 million from the business in a years-long scheme where he used the money...
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How closing dates can impact Massachusetts winning home bids: Ben Has Your Back

How closing dates can impact Massachusetts winning home bids: Ben Has Your Back

12 hours ago   |   WCVB

The similarities in home purchase offers means selecting a buyer came down to other factors at the top of a seller's list.
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UMass Amherst officials ‘expect' students, staff to get coronavirus vaccines; Lasell University mandates shots for students

13 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

The state's flagship university said Wednesday it will “expect” students and other members of its campus community to be vaccinated against the coronavirus come fall as other...
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Bitcoin edges up in volatile trade after tumbling from record highs scored...

Bitcoin edges up in volatile trade after tumbling from record highs scored after Coinbase listing

Summary List Placement Bitcoin edged up in volatile trade on Thursday after having fallen by as much as 3.9% from record highs reached the previous day following the public... Read more ...

Cathie Wood's Ark funds bought Coinbase shares worth about $250 million on...

Cathie Wood's Ark funds bought Coinbase shares worth about $250 million on its trading debut

Summary List Placement Three Ark Invest funds bought Coinbase shares worth $250 million on their first day of trading. Coinbase closed at $328.28 per share, showing a 31% gain... Read more ...

France calls on nationals to leave Pakistan, citing ‘serious threats' to...

France calls on nationals to leave Pakistan, citing ‘serious threats' to their security amid deadly anti-French protests

The French embassy in Pakistan has told its citizens to temporarily leave the country amid increasing anti-French sentiment and action by a now-banned radical Islamist group... Read more ...

Democrats to unveil bill to expand US Supreme Court by four justices

Democrats to unveil bill to expand US Supreme Court by four justices

WASHINGTON - Congressional Democrats plan to introduce legislation on Thursday to expand the U.S. Supreme Court by four justices, a proposal aimed at breaking the conservative... Read more ...

US poised to announce sanctions on Russia in response to SolarWinds hack

US poised to announce sanctions on Russia in response to SolarWinds hack

In response to a massive hacking campaign that breached vital federal agencies, and believed to have been aimed at stealing government information, the Biden administration is... Read more ...

Tokyo Games: Officials say cancelation, no fans still option

Tokyo Games: Officials say cancelation, no fans still option

TOKYO - Two top officials of Japan's ruling LDP party on Thursday said radical changes could be coming to the Tokyo Olympics. One went as far to suggest they still could be... Read more ...

Luca Doncic's 3-pointer at buzzer leads Mavericks past Grizzlies

Luca Doncic's 3-pointer at buzzer leads Mavericks past Grizzlies

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Luka Doncic hit a leaning, lunging 3-pointer as time expired to give the Dallas Mavericks a 114-113 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday night... Read more ...

Rep. Matt Gaetz's Woes Deepen As New Report Details Associate's Shady Venmo...

Rep. Matt Gaetz's Woes Deepen As New Report Details Associate's Shady Venmo Payments

Joel Greenberg made more than 150 payments to dozens of women, including a minor, The Daily Beast reported. Read more ...

Almost perfect: Rodón throws no-hitter after HBP in 9th

Almost perfect: Rodón throws no-hitter after HBP in 9th

CHICAGO - Carlos Rodón threw the second no-hitter of the young baseball season Wednesday night, losing his bid for a perfect game on a hit batter with one out in the ninth... Read more ...

Ennis, Carter Jr. come up big as Magic beat Bulls 115-106

Ennis, Carter Jr. come up big as Magic beat Bulls 115-106

CHICAGO - James Ennis scored 22 points, Wendell Carter Jr. added 19 points and 12 rebounds, and the Orlando Magic snapped a six-game losing streak by beating the Chicago Bulls... Read more ...