IN CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC, DRONES BEING TESTED TO DROP MEDICAL SUPPLIES FROM SKY

With a loud whir and a whoosh, a fixed-wing drone slingshots out of a medical warehouse, zips through hazy skies at 80 mph, pops open...

PATRIOTS CB JASON MCCOURTY ON THE PROSPECTS OF PLAYING FOOTBALL: ‘I THINK WE ALL HAVE FEARS.'

Unlike most of his Patriots teammates, Jason McCourty has been a frequent visitor to Gillette Stadium during the COVID-19 pandemic. He's...

 
 
 

HISTORIC SPACEX LAUNCH POSTPONED BECAUSE OF STORMY WEATHER

By MARCIA DUNN CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - The launch of a SpaceX rocket ship with two NASA astronauts on a history-making flight into orbit...

LATIN KING LIEUTENANT ARGUES FOR CORONAVIRUS RELEASE OVER KIDNEY TREATMENT

A Latin Kings lieutenant out of New Bedford who a federal prosecutor said stands out among over 60 defendants for his violent past...

 
 
 

WALL STREET CLOSING HIGHER ON ECONOMIC REVIVAL HOPES

By STAN CHOE and DAMIAN J. TROISE and ALEX VEIGA Stock indexes are closing broadly higher on Wall Street Wednesday, as hopes for a...

BERTHA FORMS, HITS SOUTH CAROLINA COAST, DISSIPATES IN A DAY

By JEFFREY COLLINS COLUMBIA, S.C. - Tropical Storm Bertha surprised the South Carolina coast Wednesday, forming and making landfall...

 
 
 

CORRECTION: MINNEAPOLIS POLICE-DEATH STORY

MINNEAPOLIS - In a story May 26, 2020, about a black man who died in police custody in Minneapolis after a white officer knelt on the...

2 ZOOS TO WELCOME VISITORS; COLLEGES EDGE TOWARD REOPENING

BOSTON - Two Boston-area zoos are planning to reopen, but with new safety protocols in place to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Zoo...

 
 
 

WATCH LIVE: NASA OPERATIONS FOR SPACEX FALCON 9 ROCKET LAUNCH

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida - SpaceX was on the cusp of launching NASA astronauts into orbit Wednesday, a first for a private company and...

ESSEX LOCKUP FOOD WORKER CHARGED WITH SMUGGLING PILLS TO INMATES

A food service worker at an Essex County lockup smuggled suspected fentanyl pills to inmates and is now facing criminal charges, the...

 
 
 

CORONAVIRUS ORPHAN MS. JENNIFER THE 53-YEAR OLD TORTOISE, HAS A NEW HOME MSPCA SAYS

Ms. Jennifer, the 53-year-old tortoise at Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals-Angell left without a home...

TRUMP THREATENS SOCIAL MEDIA AFTER TWITTER FACT-CHECKS HIM

By ZEKE MILLER WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump on Wednesday threatened social media companies with new regulation or even shuttering...

 
 
 

WALL STREET IS MIXED AS LEADERBOARD FLIPS UPSIDE DOWN

By STAN CHOE and DAMIAN J. TROISE Stock indexes are mixed in midday trading on Wall Street Wednesday, as hopes for a coming economic...

WALL STREET TURNS MIXED AS LEADERBOARD FLIPS UPSIDE DOWN

By STAN CHOE Stock indexes are mixed on Wall Street Wednesday, as hopes for a coming economic revival turn the market's leaderboard...

 
 
 

WALL STREET CLIMBS AGAIN ON HOPES FOR ECONOMIC REVIVAL

By STAN CHOE Stocks are rising again on Wall Street Wednesday, and the S&P 500 is climbing toward its seventh gain in the last nine...

MINNEAPOLIS POLICE, PROTESTERS CLASH ALMOST 24 HOURS AFTER GEORGE FLOYD'S DEATH IN CUSTODY

By Libor Jany MINNEAPOLIS - Four Minneapolis police officers were fired Tuesday after the detention and death of 47-year-old George...

 
 
 

DIRECTOR: LOTTERY AT RISK OF BECOMING OBSOLETE

The Massachusetts Lottery, one of the most vaunted in the nation over the years, faces “a significant threat of becoming somewhat obsolete”...

Rosé the right way this summer with these expert wine picks

ROSÉ THE RIGHT WAY THIS SUMMER WITH THESE EXPERT WINE PICKS

We're tickled pink that it's once again time to raise a glass of rosé. To ensure we're sipping the right stuff this summer, we've consulted...

 
 
 

INVITE VEGGIES TO YOUR NEXT BARBECUE

It's never a bad time to start eating more plants. And they're perfect for the grill. We've got a few plant-based recipes that make...

ROBERT PARISH THINKS BACK ON HIS BULLISH LAST SEASON

If Robert Parish wanted to catch up on his former self, he'd have little trouble with the COVID-ignited storm of classic NBA programming...

 
 
 



3-year-old boy honored for quick-thinking that saved neighbor trapped in...

3-year-old boy honored for quick-thinking that saved neighbor trapped in basement

The police department's lifesaving award is usually given to an officer for heroic actions in the line of duty, but Wednesday, it was given to a 3-year-old boy. Read more ...

Historic SpaceX astronaut launch scrubbed

Historic SpaceX astronaut launch scrubbed

SpaceX and NASA have scrubbed Wednesday's attempt at launching astronauts from American soil for the first time since 2011. Read more ...

Poll shows half of Americans would get a COVID-19 vaccine

Poll shows half of Americans would get a COVID-19 vaccine

Only about half of Americans say they would get a COVID-19 vaccine if the scientists working to create one succeed, a new poll finds. Read more ...

LeBron James joins chorus of athletes speaking out about killing of George Floyd

LeBron James joins chorus of athletes speaking out about killing of George Floyd

NBA superstar LeBron James has joined the chorus of notable high-profile athletes who have voiced their outrage over the death of George Floyd. Read more ...

Passenger walks away from almost $139K after being questioned at Boston airport

Passenger walks away from almost $139K after being questioned at Boston airport

The man originally claimed it was just $1,500, state police said. Read more ...

NASA chief "all in" for Tom Cruise to make a movie on a space station

NASA chief "all in" for Tom Cruise to make a movie on a space station

NASA is rolling out the International Space Station's red carpet for Tom Cruise to make a movie in orbit. Read more ...

China's parliament adopts plan to impose security law on Hong Kong

China's parliament adopts plan to impose security law on Hong Kong

The Chinese parliament on Thursday passed a national security bill that ramps up security in Hong Kong. Anti-Beijing protests in the autonomous city were reignited by the... Read more ...

Protesters rally in support of George Floyd in Sacramento

Protesters rally in support of George Floyd in Sacramento

Dozens of people protested in Sacramento Wednesday night against the death of a black man in Minneapolis police custody. Read more ...

Disney proposes mid-July reopening of theme parks

Disney proposes mid-July reopening of theme parks

Walt Disney World officials proposed a plan on Wednesday that would allow it to begin reopening theme parks on July 11. Read more ...

Virus fear alone not enough for mail balloting, Texas court says

Virus fear alone not enough for mail balloting, Texas court says

Texas officials fighting to block widespread mail-in voting during the pandemic claimed victory after the state's highest court ruled Wednesday that a lack of immunity to the... Read more ...