Proposed ban on gun stores in Massachusetts city causes division

PROPOSED BAN ON GUN STORES IN MASSACHUSETTS CITY CAUSES DIVISION

There is a push for a citywide ban on all gun stores, but some gun violence prevention activists say an all-out ban could backfire.

Video: Watching thunderstorm threat Tuesday

VIDEO: WATCHING THUNDERSTORM THREAT TUESDAY

Harvey Leonard says there's not the potential for severe weather like was seen across parts of the Northeast and Quebec on Tuesday.

 
 
 
Mass. man part of COVID vaccine clinical trial describes ongoing study

MASS. MAN PART OF COVID VACCINE CLINICAL TRIAL DESCRIBES ONGOING STUDY

He was enrolled in Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine trial last July, and is now on the front lines of testing to determine if and when a...

Here are the best bargains during this year's Amazon Prime Day

HERE ARE THE BEST BARGAINS DURING THIS YEAR'S AMAZON PRIME DAY

A consumer expert says the number of items on sale is in the hundreds of thousands, and most discounts are not that much of a deal.

 
 
 
Caught on camera: Massachusetts man points gun at police, bystanders

CAUGHT ON CAMERA: MASSACHUSETTS MAN POINTS GUN AT POLICE, BYSTANDERS

After firing five shots before police arrived, the man is seen waving a pistol around and pointing it at officers while retreating...

Advocates fear watered down rape kit reform on Beacon Hill

ADVOCATES FEAR WATERED DOWN RAPE KIT REFORM ON BEACON HILL

Some advocates say that the incremental reforms proposed by the Massachusetts Senate would essentially be meaningless if they are passed...

 
 
 
Woman killed after crashing car into river along Route 3

WOMAN KILLED AFTER CRASHING CAR INTO RIVER ALONG ROUTE 3

The vehicle hit trees and bushes, went airborne, crossed the guardrail and landed upside down in a gully.

Swimmers warned about rip currents at Mass. beach

SWIMMERS WARNED ABOUT RIP CURRENTS AT MASS. BEACH

Lifeguards at Salisbury Beach were warning swimmers to stay away from certain sections of the beach, as strong rip currents threatened...

 
 
 
Massachusetts traffic has returned to 2019 levels, officials say

MASSACHUSETTS TRAFFIC HAS RETURNED TO 2019 LEVELS, OFFICIALS SAY

The state's top highway officials noted that they are seeing a change in commuting patterns, but added that a major adjustment period...

More service restored on MBTA bus, subway lines

MORE SERVICE RESTORED ON MBTA BUS, SUBWAY LINES

"I'm glad. It's about time," said one rider.

 
 
 
TikTok challenge, ATVs, trampolines on list of summer safety traps

TIKTOK CHALLENGE, ATVS, TRAMPOLINES ON LIST OF SUMMER SAFETY TRAPS

As children head outside this summer, a consumer watchdog group is warning parents of some dangers that could be lurking in your back...

2 popular craft breweries announce leadership changes amid slew of metoo allegations

2 POPULAR CRAFT BREWERIES ANNOUNCE LEADERSHIP CHANGES AMID SLEW OF METOO ALLEGATIONS

Two of the state's most popular craft breweries are making leadership changes after a slew of metoo allegations, according to multiple...

 
 
 
MBTA studying feasibility of driverless subway trains

MBTA STUDYING FEASIBILITY OF DRIVERLESS SUBWAY TRAINS

Officials are studying the possibility, starting with the Blue Line.

Car crashes into river near Route 3, serious injuries reported

CAR CRASHES INTO RIVER NEAR ROUTE 3, SERIOUS INJURIES REPORTED

Traffic was getting by on the shoulder as rescuers worked to pull the car from the water.

 
 
 
Legislation designating $200 million for road repairs advances

LEGISLATION DESIGNATING $200 MILLION FOR ROAD REPAIRS ADVANCES

The proposed $200 million allocation is consistent with recent years, despite ongoing calls from municipal leaders to increase the...

Video: Humid day with showers in forecast

VIDEO: HUMID DAY WITH SHOWERS IN FORECAST

A hot and humid day before some showers move into Massachusetts on Tuesday.

 
 
 
Push on for residents to sign up for health insurance

PUSH ON FOR RESIDENTS TO SIGN UP FOR HEALTH INSURANCE

Officials are urging residents to sign up for health insurance through the Massachusetts Health Connector.

Enrollment in Massachusetts Health Connector extended amid COVID-19 pandemic

ENROLLMENT IN MASSACHUSETTS HEALTH CONNECTOR EXTENDED AMID COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Open enrollment for the Health Connector has been extended through Friday, July 23, and there is new federal assistance for individuals...

 
 
 
Basketball camp focuses on girls' mental health

BASKETBALL CAMP FOCUSES ON GIRLS' MENTAL HEALTH

A basketball camp for young people that's also focusing on the importance of maintaining mental health.

Tokyo allowing spectators inside Olympic venues at 50% capacity

TOKYO ALLOWING SPECTATORS INSIDE OLYMPIC VENUES AT 50% CAPACITY

Organizers did warn that it could restrict the number of fans in the event of a state of emergency or amid any other COVID-19 related...

 
 
 



Philippines President Duterte threatens to jail those refusing Covid shots...

Philippines President Duterte threatens to jail those refusing Covid shots and ‘inject vaccine in their butts'

Angered by the country's low vaccination rate, Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has said he may jail people who refuse to get the shot against coronavirus. Duterte vented... Read more ...

Darvish fans 11, Padres get 2 big homers to beat Dodgers 6-2

Darvish fans 11, Padres get 2 big homers to beat Dodgers 6-2

SAN DIEGO - Yu Darvish struck out 11 in six brilliant innings to become the fastest big leaguer to reach 1,500 for his career, Manny Machado and Jake Cronenworth homered and... Read more ...

Boost your productivity for less with this Belkin 11-in-1 USB-C Hub

Boost your productivity for less with this Belkin 11-in-1 USB-C Hub

If you're working from the best MacBook or even have the latest iPad Pro (2021) , then you know that these machines are made to help you be productive. But if you're working... Read more ...

150 Amazon packages arrived at a woman's home by mistake. Here's what she...

150 Amazon packages arrived at a woman's home by mistake. Here's what she did with them

More than 150 Amazon boxes arrived at a New York woman's house. She didn't order them. Now she's giving back to her community. Read more ...

Why are so many teen girls in the US attempting suicide?

We discuss a new CDC report raising alarm bells among parents and mental health experts. Read more ...

Newly sanctified Tunisian cemetery for migrants filling fast

A newly sanctified cemetery for Tunisia's migrant dead is filling quickly Read more ...

Palestinians, settlers clash in tense Jerusalem neighborhood

Palestinians and Jewish settlers have hurled stones, chairs and fireworks at each other overnight in a tense Jerusalem neighborhood where settler groups are trying to evict... Read more ...

Banks Slowly Offer Alternatives to Overdraft Fees, a Bane of Struggling Spenders

Aggressive overdraft fees are worth tens of billions of dollars a year to the banking industry. Account holders are finally getting some better options. Read more ...

In Tibet, historical sites are at risk because of a tourism boom

Officials say balancing tourist demand with the need to minimise wear and tear is a constant challenge. Read more ...

Watchdog Group Sues FEC For Dropping Trump Campaign Investigation

Watchdog Group Sues FEC For Dropping Trump Campaign Investigation

“We should not have to sue the FEC repeatedly to make it do its job,” said a director of Campaign Legal Center Action. Read more ...