• personal finance March 16, 2022 4:27 pm

    How Fed Hikes May Affect Your Car Loan, Credit Card Rate, Mortgage

    The Federal Reserve announced Wednesday it is raising its benchmark interest rate a quarter point, its first in almost three years. Here are some ways the Fed hike could impact your wallet

  • Boston September 17, 2021 11:10 am

    Two Banks Robbed in Under 5 Minutes in Boston's North End

    Police say two bank robberies were reported within 10 minutes of each other on Hanover Street in Boston on Friday morning.

  • Westboro January 14, 2021 12:38 pm

    Car Crashes Into Bank in Westboro, Shattering Storefront

    A Massachusetts bank is cleaning up after a car crashed through the facade Thursday morning, fire officials said. Westboro fire officials responded to the crash at People’s United Bank on Lyman Street at about 8 a.m., an hour before the bank opened. The driver of the Tesla, a man in his 60s, was not hurt. “Had that been a...

  • New Hampshire December 21, 2019 9:17 pm

    Masked Suspect Robs Manchester, NH Bank

    Police in Manchester, New Hampshire are looking with the FBI to find a person who robbed a bank on Elm Street Saturday morning.

  • Donald Trump December 2, 2019 10:30 am

    Trump to Tariff Steel and Aluminum From Argentina and Brazil

    President Donald Trump on Monday accused Argentina and Brazil of hurting American farmers through currency manipulation and said he’ll slap tariffs on their steel and aluminum imports to retaliate. Trump also called on America’s central bank to take action to prevent other countries from devaluing their currencies. Both South American nations were among a group of U.S. allies that Trump...

  • United States December 2, 2019 5:36 am

    Couple Paid $100 for Abandoned Car They Found in Storage Unit—Elon Musk Bought It From Them for Nearly $1 Million

    In 1989, a couple from Long Island, New York paid roughly $100 for an unclaimed storage unit. It was a blind auction, meaning neither they nor the seller had any idea what was inside. When the couple opened the unit, they were in for what would likely be the surprise of their lives: Buried under some old blankets sat a...

  • Minnesota December 1, 2019 10:03 pm

    Moving Cross Country, Deadly Storm Takes Aim at Northeast

    Hundreds of flights were canceled and thousands delayed for travelers heading home after the Thanksgiving holiday as a deadly winter storm moved to the Northeast on Sunday, packing one last punch of snow and ice. The National Weather Service predicted more than a foot (0.3 meters) of snow in swaths of upstate New York and New England, as well as...

  • London November 29, 2019 11:30 pm

    UK Police: Bridge Attacker Had Been Jailed for Terror Crimes

    A man imprisoned six years for terrorism offenses before his release last year stabbed several people in London on Friday, two fatally, before being tackled by members of the public and then fatally shot by officers on London Bridge. Neil Basu, London’s police counterterrorism head, said 28-year-old Usman Khan was attending a program that works to educate prisoners when he...

  • Donald Trump November 24, 2019 5:18 pm

    As Internet Restored, Online Iran Protest Videos Show Chaos

    Machine gun fire answers rock-throwing protesters. Motorcycle-riding Revolutionary Guard volunteers chase after demonstrators. Plainclothes security forces grab, beat and drag a man off the street to an uncertain fate. As Iran restores the internet after a weeklong government-imposed shutdown, new videos purport to show the demonstrations over gasoline prices rising and the security-force crackdown that followed. The videos offer only...

  • Associated Press November 24, 2019 5:00 pm

    Towns Split as Home Buyouts Help People Move on After Floods

    Tammy Kilgore raised the giant claw of a John Deere excavator high in the air, then slammed it down on the roof the house where she had spent nearly her entire adult life. The shingles crunched, but not much else. So she did it again, and again — each time taking a bigger bite with the mouth-like claw, until the...

  • Donald Trump November 22, 2019 12:22 pm

    Iran Internet Slowly Revives; US Sanctions Telecom Minister

    The internet slowly trickled back on in Iran on Friday after a dayslong shutdown by authorities amid protests and unrest that followed government-set gasoline prices sharply rising, as the U.S. sanctioned the country’s prominent telecommunications minister over the outage. A week after the gasoline hike, the loosening of the internet shutdown suggests Iran’s government believes it put down the demonstrations...

  • leader November 19, 2019 4:20 pm

    Johnson, Corbyn Square Off on Brexit in 1st UK Election Debate

    Prime Minister Boris Johnson and opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn squared off Tuesday in the first live televised debate of Britain’s election, each trying to spark a lackluster campaign to life.

  • Donald Trump November 17, 2019 4:34 pm

    Iran's Top Leader Warns ‘Thugs' as Protests Reach 100 Cities

    Iran’s supreme leader on Sunday cautiously backed the government’s decision to raise gasoline prices by 50% after days of widespread protests, calling those who attacked public property during demonstrations “thugs” and signaling that a potential crackdown loomed. The government shut down internet access across the nation of 80 million people to staunch demonstrations that took place in a reported 100...

  • Facebook November 16, 2019 7:24 pm

    A Bank Customer Made a Large Withdrawal, Then a Teller Went to Their Home to Rob Them

    A Maryland bank customer made a large withdrawal. Then a teller from their bank came to their home and forced his way inside in an attempted robbery, police said. Nathan Michael Newell, 19, of Bel Air, about 27 miles northeast of Baltimore, was arrested at his job on Wednesday and faces charges of home invasion, robbery, burglary and assault, NBC...

  • Donald Trump November 13, 2019 7:31 pm

    US and Turkey Have Friendly Talks But Differences Persist

    President Donald Trump says he and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan are “very good friends,” but their meeting Wednesday at the White House failed to resolve an issue that has badly strained relations between the two NATO allies. Trump and Erdogan concluded a visit without achieving an agreement on Turkey’s decision earlier this year to accept delivery of a Russian...

  • Congress November 13, 2019 5:17 pm

    Fed's Powell Sees Steady Growth, Signals Pause in Rate Cuts

    Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Wednesday that the Fed is likely to keep its benchmark short-term interest rate unchanged in the coming months, unless the economy shows signs of worsening. But for now, in testimony before a congressional panel, Powell expressed optimism about the U.S. economy and said he expects it will grow at a solid pace, though it...

  • Massachusetts November 9, 2019 11:29 pm

    Middleboro Police Looking for Man Who Robbed Santander Bank

    Police are looking to identify a man who robbed a bank in Middleboro, Massachusetts, on Saturday. Middleboro police responded to Santander Bank, located at 77 Center St., around 12:30 p.m. for a report of a bank robbery. A white man, wearing a light gray or white zip up sweater with black plaid, entered the bank and passed a note to...

  • Massachusetts November 9, 2019 10:19 pm

    Police Looking for Bank Robber in Middleboro

    Middleboro police are investigating an unarmed bank robbery that happened at Santander Bank around 12:30 p.m. Saturday.

  • Chairman November 3, 2019 6:03 am

    Bangladesh Grants Bail to Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Muhammad Yunus

    A court in Bangladesh’s capital granted bail Sunday to micro-credit pioneer and Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus over the firing of three employees by Grameen Communications, where he is chairman. Acting Chairman of the 3rd Labor Court in Dhaka, Zakia Parveen, granted the bail when Yunus appeared before the court. The country’s High Court had set a Nov. 7 deadline last...

  • Donald Trump October 29, 2019 9:20 pm

    Papadopoulos Seeks California Seat Left Vacant by Rep. Hill

    George Papadopoulos, a former Trump campaign aide who was a key figure in the FBI’s Russia probe, filed paperwork Tuesday to run for the U.S. House seat being vacated by Democrat Katie Hill. Papadopoulos didn’t immediately comment, but on Sunday he tweeted, “I love my state too much to see it run down by candidates like Hill. All talk, no...

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