Ayanna Pressley

Ayanna Pressley urges Biden to commute sentences of all federal death row prisoners

9 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

U.S. Rep. Ayanna Pressley is calling for President Biden to commute the sentences of all federal prisoners on death row - a push that could ultimately affect Boston marathon...
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Rep. Ayanna Pressley criticizes federal, state COVID-19 vaccine rollout

Rep. Ayanna Pressley criticizes federal, state COVID-19 vaccine rollout

1 day ago   |   WCVB

Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley said the COVID-19 vaccine rollout has been disorganized and delayed.
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Massachusetts politicians ready to move forward with Joe Biden, say good riddance to Trump

Massachusetts politicians ready to move forward with Joe Biden, say good riddance to Trump

3 days ago   |   Boston Herald

Bay State politicians offered words of hope and congratulations - in most cases - to President Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris on their Inauguration Day. “The...
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Local leaders celebrate Martin Luther King Jr., pledge to carry out his ‘blueprint' for justice

5 days ago   |   Boston Herald   |   2 articles

Boston's Black community banded together to celebrate the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. as they always do - this time online amid the pandemic - taking added...
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Joe Biden faces challenges in call for unity

6 days ago   |   Boston Herald

Joe Biden ran for president on the promise of uniting the country. As he prepares to preside over a nation still bitterly divided over an election that led to violence and...
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Panic buttons in Ayanna Pressley's office were ‘torn out' before Capitol riot

Panic buttons in Ayanna Pressley's office were ‘torn out' before Capitol riot

9 days ago   |   New York Post

When rioters stormed the US Capitol last week, Rep. Ayanna Pressley's staffers discovered that panic buttons in the Massachusetts Democrat's office had been torn out before the...
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Massachusetts Republicans split on impeachment as Democrats calls for ‘urgency' in Senate trial

10 days ago   |   Boston Herald

Massachusetts Republicans were split on President Trump's second impeachment as Democrats called on the U.S. Senate to act with “urgency” in taking up his trial. “The House has...
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Panic buttons in Rep. Pressley's office were gone when Capitol riot broke out

Panic buttons in Rep. Pressley's office were gone when Capitol riot broke out

10 days ago   |   WCVB

A spokesperson says the chief of staff for the Massachusetts congresswoman made the discovery during last week's attack on the U.S. Capitol.
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The Call Is Coming From Inside the House

10 days ago   |   The New Republic

Congress hasn't been immune to violence among its members over the past two hundred years. In her book The Field of Blood, which delves into lawmakers' unruly behavior in the...
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Rep. Pressley's husband, in US Capitol during riot, tests positive for coronavirus

Rep. Pressley's husband, in US Capitol during riot, tests positive for coronavirus

10 days ago   |   WCVB

Pressley said she has tested negative for COVID-19, but remains in isolation.
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Khabib Nurmagomedov rubs it in after Conor McGregor's UFC 257 knockout loss

Khabib Nurmagomedov rubs it in after Conor McGregor's UFC 257 knockout loss

There is no love lost between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor. That's been well documented. Even after McGregor suffered the first knockout loss of his professional MMA... Read more ...

Washington Monument closes due to COVID-19 pandemic

Washington Monument closes due to COVID-19 pandemic

The Washington Monument will close in a bid to help stem the tide of the COVID-19 pandemic, the National Parks Service said. The 555-foot marble obelisk tower, the construction... Read more ...

Newspaper: President Trump pressured DOJ to file case with Supreme Court to...

Newspaper: President Trump pressured DOJ to file case with Supreme Court to overturn election results

Former President Donald Trump pushed the Department of Justice to directly ask the Supreme Court to invalidate President Joe Biden's election win, people familiar with the... Read more ...

Week ahead: 3 stories to watch

Week ahead: 3 stories to watch

Next week will have been one year after a deadly helicopter crash claimed nine lives and 35 years after the space shuttle Challenger explosion claimed seven lives. Read more ...

Florida teen gets 45 years for killing mother in fight over grades

Florida teen gets 45 years for killing mother in fight over grades

In a remarkable moment during his sentencing hearing, the judge allowed Ramos' 84-year-old grandmother to see his face close-up for the first time since he was jailed. Read more ...

With COVID-19 variant positives, Michigan pauses athletics

With COVID-19 variant positives, Michigan pauses athletics

ANN ARBOR, Mich. - The entire University of Michigan athletic department is pausing after several positive tests for the new COVID-19 variant that transmits at a higher rate. Read more ...

UFC 257 results: Michael Chandler knocks out Dan Hooker in first, puts...

UFC 257 results: Michael Chandler knocks out Dan Hooker in first, puts lightweights on notice

Much was made leading up to Michael Chandler 's UFC debut - and when the time finally came, he delivered. The former long-time Bellator lightweight champion, Chandler sent a... Read more ...

One of 22 workers trapped in China gold mine rescued

One of 22 workers trapped in China gold mine rescued

Rescuers in China on Sunday lifted to the surface one of 22 workers trapped for two weeks after an explosion in a northern gold mine, state media reported. Reports said the... Read more ...

Legendary talk show host Larry King dead at 87

Legendary talk show host Larry King dead at 87

Longtime talk show host Larry King has died in Los Angeles. He was 87. Read more ...

Davis scores season-high 37 as Lakers beat Bulls 101-90

Davis scores season-high 37 as Lakers beat Bulls 101-90

CHICAGO - Anthony Davis scored a season-high 37 points against his hometown team, LeBron James added 17 points and 11 rebounds and the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Chicago Bulls... Read more ...