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Officials confirm 2 workers dead after Financial District accident

1 month ago   |   By WCVB

A technical recovery was underway after two workers were struck Wednesday by a truck at a construction site in Boston's Financial District. Officials confirmed the two workers have died.
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Technical rescue underway after 2 people struck by truck in Financial District

Technical rescue underway after 2 people struck by truck in Financial District

1 month ago   |   By WCVB

A technical rescue is underway after two people were struck Wednesday by a truck at a construction site in Boston's Financial District.
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India records world's biggest single-day rise in COVID-19 cases

India records world's biggest single-day rise in COVID-19 cases

India recorded the world's highest daily tally of 314,835 COVID-19 infections on Thursday as a second wave of the pandemic raised new fears about the ability of crumbling... Read more ...

Biden announces US greenhouse gas emissions goal, cites ‘moral imperative'

Biden announces US greenhouse gas emissions goal, cites ‘moral imperative'

President Biden, citing a “moral imperative,” has announced an ambitious goal to battle climate change by pledging to cut greenhouse gas emissions in the US by 52 percent by... Read more ...

Workers file 547,000 new jobless claims in sign COVID layoffs are slowing

Workers file 547,000 new jobless claims in sign COVID layoffs are slowing

WASHINGTON - The number of Americans applying for unemployment aid fell last week to 547,000, a new low since the pandemic struck and a further encouraging sign that layoffs... Read more ...

Emerson requiring COVID-19 vaccination for all on-campus students this fall

Emerson requiring COVID-19 vaccination for all on-campus students this fall

The school says it expects to return to full in-person learning for the upcoming semester, but that it will require students who return to campus to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Read more ...

LeBron James says tweet about police shooting ‘being used to create more hate'

LeBron James says tweet about police shooting ‘being used to create more hate'

LeBron James eventually deleted the tweet after it sparked a firestorm of outrage. Read more ...

Texas school teacher suspended over photo of her foot on black student's neck

Texas school teacher suspended over photo of her foot on black student's neck

A female teacher from Lamar Elementary in Greenville, Texas has been suspended after she texted a photo of her foot on a black pupil's neck to the boy's mother on the same day... Read more ...

Not Paul over: Floyd Mayweather vs Logan Paul ‘rebooked for June 5' - as...

Not Paul over: Floyd Mayweather vs Logan Paul ‘rebooked for June 5' - as fans still claim fight ‘is utter stupidity'

Floyd Mayweather versus Logan Paul appears to be back on, with tentative plans in place for the boxing icon to face the YouTube celebrity on June 5, according to... Read more ...

President Biden opening global Earth Day summit with ambitious new emisisons...

President Biden opening global Earth Day summit with ambitious new emisisons pledge

President Joe Biden is to tell dozens of world leaders at the virtual summit that the U.S. will cut fossil fuel emissions by up to 52% by 2030. Read more ...

Extinction Rebellion activists break windows, stage protest outside HSBC HQ...

Extinction Rebellion activists break windows, stage protest outside HSBC HQ in London over fossil fuel financing

A group of female climate activists protested outside the headquarters of HSBC in London, breaking multiple windows and staging a sit-in over the bank's involvement in... Read more ...

NH Primary Source: Local election officials briefed on H.R. 1 details by...

NH Primary Source: Local election officials briefed on H.R. 1 details by deputy secretary of state

Dozens of local election officials learned Wednesday about the additional responsibilities they and the state will be required to meet if the sweeping federal legislation... Read more ...