ASIAN SHARES MIXED AS PANDEMIC SAPS BUYING MOMENTUM

By YURI KAGEYAMA TOKYO - Shares were mixed in Asia on Wednesday as uncertainty over the pandemic sapped the buying enthusiasm that...

KENNEDY, MARKEY HEAD TO JAIL TO TALK CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM

U.S. Sen. Edward Markey and U.S. Rep. Joseph Kennedy III called for sweeping criminal justice reform that extends far beyond jails...

 
 
 

BRAZIL'S PRESIDENT BOLSONARO TESTS POSITIVE FOR CORONAVIRUS

By MARCELO DE SOUSA and DAVID BILLER RIO DE JANEIRO - Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said Tuesday he has tested positive for the...

$4 MILLION BOOST FOR MASSACHUSETTS INMATE TRAINING PROGRAM: LABOR SECRETARY SCALIA

A $4 million funding boost from the feds will help hundreds of Massachusetts' inmates prepare for jobs, reenter society, and “restart...

 
 
 

TRUMP, HEADING TO NEW HAMPSHIRE, NEEDS CAMPAIGN SHAKE-UP

President Trump desperately needs a campaign shake-up, and his attempt to rally supporters in a liberal hotbed of New Hampshire shows...

MARTY WALSH, WILLIAM GROSS CONDEMN VIOLENT WEEK IN BOSTON

Mayor Martin Walsh and Police Commissioner William Gross condemned the recent spate of violence in Boston that resulted in seven deaths,...

 
 
 

CAPE COD BRIDGES TO BE REPLACED, BUT FIRST OFFICIALS NEED TO FIGURE OUT HOW TO PAY FOR IT

A long-awaited plan to tear down and replace a pair of 85-year-old bridges that serve as the only “lifeline” to Cape Cod came one step...

TRUMP PUSHES STATE, LOCAL LEADERS TO REOPEN SCHOOLS IN FALL

By COLLIN BINKLEY President Donald Trump on Tuesday launched an all-out effort pressing state and local officials to reopen schools...

 
 
 

US NOTIFIES UN OF WITHDRAWAL FROM WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION

The Trump administration has formally notified the United Nations of its withdrawal from the World Health Organization, although the...

CORONAVIRUS INFECTION CONTINUES TO SURGE IN THE SOUTH, STAYS UNDER CONTROL IN MASS

Coronavirus infections are continuing to surge among young people in southern states, which will keep rising “for sometime” while spikes...

 
 
 

BRAZIL'S PRESIDENT BOLSONARO TESTS POSITIVE FOR COVID-19

RIO DE JANEIRO - Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said Tuesday he has tested positive for the coronavirus after months of downplaying...

TICKER: CORONAVIRUS IMPACT ON ECONOMY UP FOR DISCUSSION AT HEARING; MUSEUMS, AQUARIUM SLATE REOPENINGS

Three Baker administration revenue officials and the House co-chairman of the Joint Committee on Revenue are scheduled to testify Wednesday...

 
 
 
A second virus, EEE, confronts Massachusetts as officials warn of ‘active' summer

A SECOND VIRUS, EEE, CONFRONTS MASSACHUSETTS AS OFFICIALS WARN OF ‘ACTIVE' SUMMER

As fears of a coronavirus resurgence keep state officials from fully reopening indoor venues, another virus confronts Massachusetts...

KANYE WEST? TIM MCGRAW? GIRL SCOUTS? ALL GOT PPP LOANS

By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER WASHINGTON - The government's small business lending program has benefited millions of companies, with the goal...

 
 
 

JAYSON TATUM READY FOR ORLANDO, WITH SOME RESERVATIONS

Jayson Tatum admits that he was reluctant about this week's trip to Orlando. “I was very unsure. I don't really think I made a decision...

CORONAVIRUS DATA TRENDS POSITIVELY IN MASSACHUSETTS WHILE OTHER STATES' ICUS ARE AT CAPACITY

Massachusetts' coronavirus positive test rate stayed low on Tuesday, while most states in the country are experiencing a surge in coronavirus...

 
 
 

WALL STREET FOLLOWS SOLID STOCK MARKET RALLY WITH PULLBACK

By STAN CHOE and ALEX VEIGA Banks and companies that rely on consumer spending led stocks broadly lower on Wall Street Tuesday, as...

Boston could be the first city that ‘truly recovers' from coronavirus, Marty Walsh says

BOSTON COULD BE THE FIRST CITY THAT ‘TRULY RECOVERS' FROM CORONAVIRUS, MARTY WALSH SAYS

Mayor Marty Walsh says Boston could be the first major city that “truly recovers from COVID-19” as he looks to bring tourists back...

 
 
 

RED SOX' EDUARDO RODRIGUEZ TESTS POSITIVE FOR COVID-19, STILL HOPEFUL FOR OPENING DAY

The Red Sox' already thin starting rotation became even more uncertain on Tuesday, and now they might be without their ace for a while. The...

FRAUDSTERS HAVE HIT MASSACHUSETTS WITH AT LEAST $158M IN UNEMPLOYMENT CLAIMS

Fraudsters have tried to steal at least $158 million in unemployment claims from Massachusetts since the coronavirus pandemic began...

 
 
 



Mary Kay Letourneau, the teacher who wou plead guilty in the 90s to raping...

Mary Kay Letourneau, the teacher who wou plead guilty in the 90s to raping her underage student, dies

Mary Kay Letourneau, the teacher made famous for sexually assaulting her sixth-grade student, whom she later married, has died following a battle with cancer. Read more ...

Two people charged with a hate crime for vandalizing a Black Lives Matter mural

Two people charged with a hate crime for vandalizing a Black Lives Matter mural

A White man and a White woman who allegedly painted over a California community's Black Lives Matter mural this weekend are each facing a hate crime charge for the act. Read more ...

President Trump says he will pressure states to reopen schools in fall

President Trump says he will pressure states to reopen schools in fall

"We're very much gong to put pressure on governors and everybody else to open the schools,” President Donald Trump said. Read more ...

Chief Justice Roberts was hospitalized after head injury

Chief Justice Roberts was hospitalized after head injury

Chief Justice John Roberts fell last month while walking, received stitches to close a wound on his head and spent the night in the hospital, a Supreme Court spokeswoman said... Read more ...

Personal protective equipment for medical workers begins to run low again as...

Personal protective equipment for medical workers begins to run low again as COVID-19 cases surge

PPE that was in dangerously short supply during the early weeks of the coronavirus crisis in the U.S. is running low again as the virus resumes its rapid spread and the number... Read more ...

EPA approves two Lysol products as the first to effectively kill coronavirus...

EPA approves two Lysol products as the first to effectively kill coronavirus on surfaces

The news comes one month after a CDC survey found that people said they were cleaning more frequently because of the pandemic, but only about half said that they really knew... Read more ...

Mary Kay Letourneau, teacher who married her student, dead of cancer at 58

Mary Kay Letourneau, teacher who married her student, dead of cancer at 58

The former Washington state teacher rose to infamy in 1996 for having a sexual relationship with a sixth-grade student she later married. Read more ...

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro tests positive for coronavirus

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro tests positive for coronavirus

Brazil is second only to the United States in numbers of coronavirus infections and deaths. Read more ...

White House informs Congress that the US is withdrawing from World Health...

White House informs Congress that the US is withdrawing from World Health Organization

President Trump initially announced his intention to withdraw from WHO in May. Read more ...

Deutsche Bank slammed with $150 million fine over ties to Jeffrey Epstein

Deutsche Bank slammed with $150 million fine over ties to Jeffrey Epstein

Authorities said issues with Deutsche Bank allowed Jeffrey Epstein to conduct hundreds of transactions worth millions of dollars that should have prompted additional scrutiny. Read more ...