Amazon has had nearly 20,000 workers test positive for COVID-19 this year

AMAZON HAS HAD NEARLY 20,000 WORKERS TEST POSITIVE FOR COVID-19 THIS YEAR

The behemoth online retailer Amazon shared Thursday that 19,816 employees within the company have tested positive for COVID-19.

Thousands of airline employees furloughed as federal aid runs out

THOUSANDS OF AIRLINE EMPLOYEES FURLOUGHED AS FEDERAL AID RUNS OUT

Airlines and their unions are lobbying for money to keep workers on airline payrolls for six more months, through next March.

 
 
 
State reports largest one-day case spike since end of May with 708 new COVID-19 cases

STATE REPORTS LARGEST ONE-DAY CASE SPIKE SINCE END OF MAY WITH 708 NEW COVID-19 CASES

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has released the latest COVID-19 case numbers for the state.

‘Political ploy' Walsh says of Trump letters required in food boxes

‘POLITICAL PLOY' WALSH SAYS OF TRUMP LETTERS REQUIRED IN FOOD BOXES

People relying on the government to feed their families might be surprised at what shows up in the next food box.

 
 
 
Dr. Ellerin comments on research about loss of smell, COVID-19

DR. ELLERIN COMMENTS ON RESEARCH ABOUT LOSS OF SMELL, COVID-19

Dr. Todd Ellerin, director of infectious disease at South Shore Health, gives context on a study that looked at the connection between...

Baker defends allowing most communities to further reopen

BAKER DEFENDS ALLOWING MOST COMMUNITIES TO FURTHER REOPEN

Even as epidemiologists throw out the caution flag, Gov. Charlie Baker is defending his decision to allow all but 29 communities to...

 
 
 
Best ways to keep COVID-19 from spreading inside home

BEST WAYS TO KEEP COVID-19 FROM SPREADING INSIDE HOME

Coronavirus is known to spread easily through the air and can linger on surfaces, so keeping your home safe starts at the front door.

5 for Good: Somerville mother promotes diversity in children's books

5 FOR GOOD: SOMERVILLE MOTHER PROMOTES DIVERSITY IN CHILDREN'S BOOKS

A lover of books, Somerville's Sailaja Joshi said she became aware of a lack of diversity in children's books right before her daughter...

 
 
 
Video: Showers Friday; Sunny, seasonable weekend

VIDEO: SHOWERS FRIDAY; SUNNY, SEASONABLE WEEKEND

There's very little rain in the forecast as parts of New England now enter a severe drought.

29 communities not moving forward with economic reopening

29 COMMUNITIES NOT MOVING FORWARD WITH ECONOMIC REOPENING

Boston, Worcester and Springfield, the state's three biggest cities, are all among those being delayed.

 
 
 
New England airport opens COVID-19 testing site inside terminal

NEW ENGLAND AIRPORT OPENS COVID-19 TESTING SITE INSIDE TERMINAL

The second largest airport in our region is becoming one of the first in the nation to open a COVID-19 testing site within its terminal.

Controversial natural gas compressor operations delayed after emergency shutdown

CONTROVERSIAL NATURAL GAS COMPRESSOR OPERATIONS DELAYED AFTER EMERGENCY SHUTDOWN

It was the second emergency shutdown in less than three weeks.

 
 
 
11 Boston Sports Club locations abruptly permanently or temporarily close

11 BOSTON SPORTS CLUB LOCATIONS ABRUPTLY PERMANENTLY OR TEMPORARILY CLOSE

Members at nearly a dozen Boston Sports Clubs have suddenly found themselves looking for new workout options after their gyms abruptly...

Video: Sunny, dry start to October

VIDEO: SUNNY, DRY START TO OCTOBER

It's a sunny, dry, warm day in Boston to usher in October.

 
 
 
Halloween takes on different look in Salem this year

HALLOWEEN TAKES ON DIFFERENT LOOK IN SALEM THIS YEAR

Salem is still expecting tens of thousands of visitors for Halloween this year.

Coronavirus restrictions in place as Salem prepares to celebrate Halloween

CORONAVIRUS RESTRICTIONS IN PLACE AS SALEM PREPARES TO CELEBRATE HALLOWEEN

Halloween celebrations in Salem are changing this season as the coronavirus continues to spread.

 
 
 
Some Boston students return to in-person learning

SOME BOSTON STUDENTS RETURN TO IN-PERSON LEARNING

Some Boston students returned Thursday to in-person learning.

2 people arrested in stabbing at Danvers sports facility

2 PEOPLE ARRESTED IN STABBING AT DANVERS SPORTS FACILITY

Two people were arrested in connection with a stabbing Wednesday night at a Danvers sports facility.

 
 
 
COVID-19 cluster at jail pushes town into Red category on risk map

COVID-19 CLUSTER AT JAIL PUSHES TOWN INTO RED CATEGORY ON RISK MAP

The town says it has only one case outside of the jail.

Video: Above average temperatures today

VIDEO: ABOVE AVERAGE TEMPERATURES TODAY

Get the latest Boston-area weather forecast.

 
 
 



Susan Sindt: 2020 Election Guide

Susan Sindt: 2020 Election Guide

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Steelers vs. Titans game will be played later this season after additional...

Steelers vs. Titans game will be played later this season after additional positive COVID-19 tests

The Pittsburgh Steelers and Tennessee Titans will play later this season after there were two additional positive COVID-19 tests within the Titans organization. Read more ...

Spooky season: Harvest moon rises tonight followed by blue moon on Halloween

Spooky season: Harvest moon rises tonight followed by blue moon on Halloween

October is a big month for both stargazers and werewolves. Read more ...

Doctors warn of possible lasting conditions in student-athletes who've had...

Doctors warn of possible lasting conditions in student-athletes who've had COVID-19

Experts say studies show one-third of coronavirus patients hospitalized with symptoms have blood clots. Read more ...

Former President Jimmy Carter celebrates 96th birthday

Former President Jimmy Carter celebrates 96th birthday

ATLANTA - Former President Jimmy Carter marks his 96th birthday Thursday, the latest milestone for the longest lived of the 44 men to hold the highest American office. Carter... Read more ...

Cubs, Marlins Game 2 postponed due to weather

Cubs, Marlins Game 2 postponed due to weather

CHICAGO - The Cubs will play at least another day. The North Siders elimination game with the Marlins has been postponed due to rain in the forecast. "Today's scheduled Game 2... Read more ...

Florida lotto winner whose ticket was lost in mail finally gets payday

Florida lotto winner whose ticket was lost in mail finally gets payday

Sue Burgess, 62, of Ridge Manor, said lotto officials agreed to cut her the $1,000 check after a debacle with the US Postal Service almost cost her the winnings. Read more ...

A Senate committee voted to subpoena the CEOs of Google, Twitter, and...

A Senate committee voted to subpoena the CEOs of Google, Twitter, and Facebook to testify before Congress

Summary List Placement A Senate committee voted Thursday to subpoena the CEOs of Facebook, Google, and Twitter to make them testify before congress after the executives didn't... Read more ...

Heat are ailing, but insist NBA Finals vs Lakers aren't over

Heat are ailing, but insist NBA Finals vs Lakers aren't over

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - Jimmy Butler had a bandage on his right knee and a wrap on his left ankle. His team's starting point guard and center are both doubtful to play in Game... Read more ...

Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving raise alarms with bizarre Nets coaching plan

Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving raise alarms with bizarre Nets coaching plan

Nets stars Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving flatly denied getting Kenny Atkinson fired. And as far as newly hired replacement Steve Nash, both described Brooklyn's current... Read more ...