BLACK LIVES RALLY

Demonstrators marched to the Brighton police station and lay on the sidewalk for 8 minutes and 46 seconds during a Solidarity for Black...

MASSACHUSETTS CORONAVIRUS RATES BY CITY AND TOWN: BROCKTON, LAWRENCE, REVERE TREND DOWN AMID SECOND SURGE CONCERNS

The surge in coronavirus infections across the Sun Belt is worrying leaders of Massachusetts cities hardest hit by the pandemic even...

 
 
 

FORMER AUSTIN PREP STAR FLAGG SIGNS NWHL DEAL

Caty Flagg isn't one to rest on her laurels. Even after signing a professional contract with the Buffalo Beauts of the National Women's...

SEATTLE POLICE FORCIBLY CLEAR ‘LAWLESS' PROTEST ZONE

By MARTHA BELLISLE and LISA BAUMANN SEATTLE - Wearing helmets and wielding batons and rifles, Seattle police turned out in force at...

 
 
 

TRUMP EXIT STRATEGY REAL OR JUST DEMOCRATIC FANTASY?

Racial strife. Protests. War. An unpopular president besieged by the media looks at the political landscape and decides one term is...

ALERTING RMVS: SETH MOULTON'S BILL TO PREVENT TRAGIC CAR CRASHES MOVES FORWARD

A bill that's intended to keep dangerous drivers off the road and prevent horrific car crashes - like the New Hampshire wreck last...

 
 
 

BOSTON TRANSPORTATION ADVOCATES PUSH FOR BOND BILL, FREE BUSES

Boston transportation activists are pushing to advance the languishing state transportation bond bill and advance the idea of free...

CANADA HAS ITS DAY: TORONTO AND EDMONTON SET TO HOST RESTART

There was no official word from the National Hockey League as of Wednesday afternoon - and in this fast-changing environment, nothing...

 
 
 

NO TIME FOR CORONAVIRUS ‘VICTORY LAP' AHEAD OF PHASE 3 , CHARLIE BAKER SAYS

Coronavirus is on the retreat in Massachusetts, but. Gov. Charlie Baker warns against taking a “victory lap” as the state prepares...

SEATTLE COPS DISMANTLE ‘OCCUPIED' ZONE, ARREST MORE THAN 30

SEATTLE - Seattle police turned out in force early Wednesday at the city's “occupied” protest zone, tore down demonstrators' encampments...

 
 
 

REMOVAL DATE TO BE DETERMINED FOR EMANCIPATION STATUE IN BOSTON

It's not yet clear when the Emancipation statue will come down, but it's just a matter of time. The statue just off of the Boston Common...

BOSTON LANDMARK QUINCY MARKET OPENS AGAIN AFTER 3-MONTH CORONAVIRUS LOCKDOWN

Quincy Market business operators are counting on local tourism to bolster a comeback for shops and restaurants devastated by the three-month...

 
 
 

TICKER: BILL FILED TO BLOCK EVICTIONS; NYC DELAYS RETURN OF RESTAURANT DINING

A group of lawmakers, including one of the leaders of the Housing Committee, will push for lasting housing relief that would extend...

KENNEDY, MARKEY IN FUNDRAISING DEAD HEAT AS SENATE PRIMARY BATTLE NEARS END

U.S. Rep. Joseph Kennedy III and U.S. Sen. Edward Markey have emerged from the second quarter in a fundraising dead heat as their primary...

 
 
 

MARTY WALSH ANNOUNCES FREE DRIVE-IN MOVIE SERIES IN BOSTON THROUGHOUT JULY

Families looking to get out of the house and enjoy a movie with their kids will have the chance on Wednesdays throughout the month...

BOSTON UNIVERSITY LOOKS AT RENAMING MASCOT OVER TIES TO ‘GONE WITH THE WIND'

Amid a national on reckoning on race, Boston University will consider whether to rename its mascot, “Rhett,” due to the name's ties...

 
 
 

BOSTON'S FANEUIL HALL REOPENS; BILL WOULD OFFER HOUSING AID

By MARK PRATT and STEVE LeBLANC BOSTON - Faneuil Hall Marketplace, one of Boston's most popular tourist destinations, reopened to the...

SEATTLE COPS CLEAR ‘OCCUPIED' ZONE, MORE THAN 30 ARRESTED

By MARTHA BELLISLE and LISA BAUMANN SEATTLE - Seattle police turned out in force early Wednesday at the city's “occupied” protest zone,...

 
 
 

MASSACHUSETTS TOWN NIXES FOURTH OF JULY CELEBRATION AFTER HEALTH OFFICIALS SOUNDED ALARM AMID CORONAVIRUS

The leaders of a Worcester County town who were planning a Fourth of July celebration that defied the Massachusetts coronavirus reopening...

HEALEY SENDS PHANTOM FIREWORKS ‘CEASE AND DESIST' LETTER OVER MASSACHUSETTS ADVERTISING

Attorney General Maura Healey is putting Phantom Fireworks on blast, threatening the pyrotechnics giant with “legal action” if it fails...

 
 
 



Miami police officer relieved of duty after graphic video involving woman...

Miami police officer relieved of duty after graphic video involving woman surfaces

Graphic video involving police and a woman at the Miami airport quickly prompted rebuke among residents and a top law enforcement official. Read more ...

Police: 24 dead in attack on drug rehab center in Mexico

Police: 24 dead in attack on drug rehab center in Mexico

Gov. Diego Sinhue said drug gangs appear to have been involved. Read more ...

House passes $1.5T plan to fix crumbling infrastructure

House passes $1.5T plan to fix crumbling infrastructure

The bill now heads to the Senate, and the White House has promised to veto the plan if it makes it to the President's desk. Read more ...

Judge deals setback to President Trump policy limiting asylum

Judge deals setback to President Trump policy limiting asylum

A federal judge has knocked down a cornerstone border policy of President Trump's administration regarding asylum in the U.S. Read more ...

1 killed, 4 injured in Indiana while working on professional fireworks display

1 killed, 4 injured in Indiana while working on professional fireworks display

Firefighters said 69-year-old Donald Winters and his friends were preparing for a Fourth of July show for the weekend when something went wrong. Read more ...

Citing racial bias, San Francisco will end mug shots release

Citing racial bias, San Francisco will end mug shots release

San Francisco police say they will stop releasing the mug shots of people who have been arrested unless they pose a threat to the public. Read more ...

Bad News for Trump on His Niece's Tell-All

Bad News for Trump on His Niece's Tell-All

A New York judge's order blocking Mary Trump's upcoming tell-all stood for just one day before an appellate judge in the state reversed it. The latest judge ruled Wednesday... Read more ...

Russian voters agree to extend Vladimir Putin's rule to 2036

Russian voters agree to extend Vladimir Putin's rule to 2036

Election officials say a majority of voters have approved amendments to Russia's constitution, allowing President Vladimir Putin to stay in power until 2036. Read more ...

Snakes can glide through the air - and this is how

Snakes can glide through the air - and this is how

For some, the sight of a snake slithering on the ground is scary enough, so how about one launching itself through the air? Read more ...

NYC passes budget that cuts $1 billion from NYPD

NYC passes budget that cuts $1 billion from NYPD

New York City lawmakers approved an austere budget early Wednesday that will shift $1 billion from policing to education and social services in the coming year. Read more ...