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As Boston rat complaints rise, city launches ‘aggressive campaign' to reduce rodent population

11 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

As Boston continues to face a spike in rat activity during the coronavirus pandemic, the city's Inspectional Services Department says it's launching an “aggressive campaign” to...
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Poll shows ‘insane' lack of knowledge of Holocaust

12 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

A recent poll showing some Millennials and Gen Z young adults have a stunning lack of knowledge of the Holocaust is “insane,” said a Massachusetts-based advocate for never...
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Ticker: Floating Hospital now Tufts Children's Hospital; R.I. casinos expand hours; Allston Pike project review extended; Microsoft to buy game maker 

12 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Tufts Medical Center officially renamed its pediatric hospital on Monday, changing it from the historic Floating Hospital for Children to Tufts Children's Hospital. “Floating...
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Florida decision likely clears Patriots owner Robert Kraft of solicitation

12 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - Florida prosecutors said Monday that they will not appeal a court ruling throwing out video recordings allegedly showing New England Patriots owner...
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In Latest Legal Rebuke, Court Orders Postal Service to Prioritize Mail-In Voting

13 hours ago   |   NY Times

A federal judge, in response to a lawsuit filed in New York, also ordered the agency to reverse operational changes that have slowed mail delivery in recent months.
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St. Anthony Shrine begins renovations on women's clinic

St. Anthony Shrine begins renovations on women's clinic

13 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

The friars at St. Anthony Shrine downtown put on their hardhats Monday and got to work on a new women's clinic that will be used to help the city's “most vulnerable”...
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Wall Street takes a hit on rising coronavirus concerns

13 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

NEW YORK - Wall Street slumped Monday as markets tumbled worldwide on worries about the pandemic's economic pain, though the S&P 500 had pared its losses by the end of the...
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Another record low in viewership for ‘Pandemmys'

14 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

NEW YORK - The novelty of television stars getting Emmy Awards delivered to their homes wasn't enough to keep the annual show from slipping further in popularity. The Nielsen...
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Poll: Half say election winner should appoint next justice

Poll: Half say election winner should appoint next justice

14 hours ago   |   Politico   |   8 articles

More voters think the winner of November's presidential election should appoint a new Supreme Court justice to replace the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg, with a double-digit...
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Massachusetts coronavirus deaths up 7, cases rise 244, positive test rate remains low

15 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Massachusetts health officials on Monday reported seven new coronavirus deaths and 244 new cases as the average positive test rate stayed at a low level of 0.8%. The seven new...
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Judge Orders Postal Service To Process Election Mail On Time

Judge Orders Postal Service To Process Election Mail On Time

U.S. District Judge Victor Marrero said the right to vote is "too vital a value in our democracy to be left in a state of suspense in the minds of voters weeks before a... Read more ...

Stopgap Spending Bill Hits Snag Over Farm Aid Days Before Shutdown Deadline

Stopgap Spending Bill Hits Snag Over Farm Aid Days Before Shutdown Deadline

The disagreement over the House Democrats' bill released Monday means lawmakers have less than two weeks to reach an agreement before federal funding runs out. Read more ...

Trump Suggests RBG's Dying Wish Was a Hoax

Trump Suggests RBG's Dying Wish Was a Hoax

President Trump is questioning whether Ruth Bader Ginsburg made a dying wish about her successor. Trump told Fox & Friends Monday that he suspected the wish Ginsburg reportedly... Read more ...

Front Runner For Trump's Supreme Court Pick Is A Catholic Who Opposes Abortion

Front Runner For Trump's Supreme Court Pick Is A Catholic Who Opposes Abortion

Judge Amy Coney Barrett would replace Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who is best-known for fighting for women's rights and equality. Read more ...

Trump Spreads Disinformation About Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Dying Wish

Trump Spreads Disinformation About Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Dying Wish

In her last days, Ginsburg told family her "most fervent wish" was that the person elected Nov 3. fill her vacancy. Trump baselessly claimed Democrats made it up. Read more ...

Navalny says nerve agent was found 'in and on' his body

Navalny says nerve agent was found 'in and on' his body

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny demanded Monday that Russia return the clothes he was wearing on the day he fell into a coma in Siberia, calling it “a crucial piece of... Read more ...

Census Could Look 'Manipulated' If Cut Short By Trump Officials, Bureau Warned

Census Could Look 'Manipulated' If Cut Short By Trump Officials, Bureau Warned

Curtailing the time for conducting the census in the middle of a pandemic will lead to "fatal data quality flaws that are unacceptable," Census Bureau career officials warned... Read more ...

Biden Ties Supreme Court Debate to Health Care

Biden Ties Supreme Court Debate to Health Care

Joe Biden on Sunday used the sudden Supreme Court vacancy to reinforce his argument that the upcoming election should be a referendum on President Trump's handling of health... Read more ...

Federal Judge Blocks Trump Administration's Ban On WeChat Messaging App

Federal Judge Blocks Trump Administration's Ban On WeChat Messaging App

The app, owned by Chinese tech giant Tencent, is popular with many Chinese-speaking Americans. Read more ...

Crowd Chants 'Fill That Seat,' and Trump Says He Will

Crowd Chants 'Fill That Seat,' and Trump Says He Will

Taking the stage Saturday night at a North Carolina rally to chants of “Fill that seat,” President Trump said he would nominate his selection to the Supreme Court despite... Read more ...