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Monday, Oct 21, 2019 at 06:29 PM EDT

Female Spacewalkers Were Uplifted by Excitement Back on Earth

Female Spacewalkers Were Uplifted by Excitement Back on Earth

The astronauts who took part in the first all-female spacewalk are still uplifted by all the excitement down on Earth. International Space Station resident Jessica Meir, from Maine, said Monday that when she...

Monday, Oct 21, 2019 at 04:51 PM EDT

Facebook Ramps Up Election Security Efforts Ahead of 2020

Facebook Ramps Up Election Security Efforts Ahead of 2020

With just over a year left until the 2020 U.S. presidential election, Facebook is stepping up its efforts to ensure it is not used as a tool to interfere in politics and democracies around the world. The...

Monday, Oct 21, 2019 at 04:23 PM EDT

Trump Blames 'Phony Emoluments Clause' for Scrapped G-7 Plan

Trump Blames 'Phony Emoluments Clause' for Scrapped G-7 Plan

President Donald Trump on Monday defended his original decision to host the 2020 G-7 summit of world leaders at his private resort in Miami, blaming what he called the "phony" emoluments clause of the U.S....

Monday, Oct 21, 2019 at 03:32 PM EDT

House Dems Zero in on 'Abuse of Power' in Impeachment Probe

House Dems Zero in on 'Abuse of Power' in Impeachment Probe

House Democrats are zeroing in on a framework for their impeachment case against President Donald Trump that will center on a simple “abuse of power” narrative involving the president's actions regarding...

Monday, Oct 21, 2019 at 12:49 PM EDT

Storm That Prompted Tornado in Dallas May Bring Rain to Northeast

Storm That Prompted Tornado in Dallas May Bring Rain to Northeast

Tropical Storm Nestor weakened considerably this weekend as it crossed the Southeast United States. Now, it's just a remnant, weak storm center spinning south of New England. Nestor’s remnants came close enough...

Monday, Oct 21, 2019 at 02:17 PM EDT

Mass. Man Among 2 Dead in Wrong-Way Crash Near Chicago

Mass. Man Among 2 Dead in Wrong-Way Crash Near Chicago

A man from Massachusetts died and two others were hurt when a driver, suspected to have been drunk, crashed into their vehicle going the wrong way down a road in Illinois early Sunday morning, authorities...

Monday, Oct 21, 2019 at 01:48 PM EDT

Massachusetts Christian College Gets Anonymous $75M Gift

Massachusetts Christian College Gets Anonymous $75M Gift

A small Christian liberal arts college in Massachusetts has received a donation of more than $75 million. Gordon College in Wenham says the gift from an anonymous donor is designated for the school's endowment...

Monday, Oct 21, 2019 at 01:42 PM EDT

Another Drone Spotted Near Boston's Logan Airport

Another Drone Spotted Near Boston's Logan Airport

A drone has been spotted by the crew of a commercial plane near Boston's Logan International Airport for the second time in less than a week. The Federal Aviation Administration said the crew of a JetBlue...

Monday, Oct 21, 2019 at 07:21 PM EDT

4 More Parents Plead Guilty in College Admissions Scandal

4 More Parents Plead Guilty in College Admissions Scandal

Four more parents are pleading guilty in the college admissions bribery scandal. Douglas Hodge, Michelle Janavs, Manuel Henriquez and Elizabeth Henriquez are scheduled to change their pleas Monday in Boston's...

Monday, Oct 21, 2019 at 07:41 PM EDT

NYC Marathon Champ, Olympian Shalane Flanagan Retires

NYC Marathon Champ, Olympian Shalane Flanagan Retires

Four-time Olympian and noted U.S. marathon champion Shalane Flanagan is retiring from competitive running after a 15-year career, the Massachusetts native announced Monday morning on social media. In two posts...

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