• China Dec 2, 2019

    UN Chief Urges Countries Not to Surrender on Climate Fight

    U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres urged countries Monday not to lose hope in the fight against climate change, as representatives from nearly 200 countries gathered in Madrid for a two-week meeting on tackling global warming. In his opening speech to delegates, Guterres cited recent scientific data showing that levels of heat-trapping gases have hit a record high, reaching levels not seen...

  • NBC News Dec 1, 2019

    HIV Vaccine in 2021? Leading Experts ‘Optimistic’ About Ongoing Trials

    On Sunday, World AIDS Day, the global fight against the human immunodeficiency virus is poised to make important advances thanks to three experimental HIV vaccines that are entering the final stages of testing at sites across the globe, NBC News reports. While any of these three late-stage HIV vaccine trials — known as HVTN 702, Imbokodo and Mosaico — could...

  • Nov 28, 2019

    Buyer Beware: Holiday Deals Not Always What They Seem

    While doing your holiday shopping beware of those so called bargains. Leslie Gaydos reports that those deals may not be as great as they seem.

  • Nov 7, 2019

    Lowell Barbers Challenge Male Stereotypes

    A group of barbers in Lowell is trying to reduce violence against women, one haircut at a time.

  • Nov 7, 2019

    Lowell Barbers Challenge Male Stereotypes, One Haircut at a Time

    If you want to know what’s happening in your community, head to a barbershop, Billy Cabrera says. Cabrera, an ex-convict and addict in recovery, launched his shop with the goal of helping other men make a fresh start, using the trust he builds as a barber to help them make positive changes.

  • Nov 5, 2019

    MBTA Board Votes in Favor of Funding Better Commuter Rail Service

    The MBTA board voted Monday to back substantial investment in the Commuter Rail, calling for electrification of the system and more frequent service through the most dense corridors in a step that transportation advocates praised as historic. The Fiscal and Management Control Board unanimously voted to adopt resolutions that call for the T to develop a “Commuter Rail transformation office”...

  • Nov 4, 2019

    Newton City Councilor Running for Congress With ‘Fierce Urgency of a Mom’

    Becky Walker Grossman, Newton city councilor, told us about her bid to replace Rep. Joe Kennedy in Massachusetts’ Fourth Congressional District.

  • Nov 2, 2019

    Man Found Dead in Antrim, NH; Juvenile Arrested

  • Nov 1, 2019

    Juvenile Arrested in Death of Man, 41, at Home in Antrim, New Hampshire

    The attorney general’s office in New Hampshire is investigating the death of a man at a house that caught fire. Investigators responded to the Antrim home early Friday. They are calling the death suspicious.

  • Oct 28, 2019

    Talk Politics: Previewing the Boston City Council 8th

    The race for Boston’s 8th City Council District features a rare thing: a Republican. Hear from her, and another candidate.

  • Oct 27, 2019

    Chess Move: UK Parties Suggest Dec. 9 Vote in Brexit Gambit

    Two British opposition parties on Sunday proposed an even earlier election date than Prime Minister Boris Johnson has offered, trying to force his government to delay a final decision on its European Union divorce deal. The chess move by the Liberal Democrats and Scottish National Party reflects the volatile political landscape now in Britain. The ruling Conservatives desperately want a...

  • Oct 27, 2019

    Gov. Newsom Declares Statewide Emergency as Wildfires Drive 200K People From Homes

    California’s governor declared a statewide emergency with nearly 200,000 people ordered to flee their homes because of wildfires fueled by historic winds, while millions were without electricity after the largest utility cut power in some areas as a precaution to prevent other fires. Gov. Gavin Newsom said in a statement that officials are deploying “every resource available” to respond to...

  • Oct 25, 2019

    State Trooper Accused of Lewd Act at Concert

    A Massachusetts State Police trooper is in legal trouble after allegedly exposing himself at a concert over the summer.

  • Oct 17, 2019

    Rep. Elijah Cummings, House Oversight Chairman, Dies at 68

    Rep. Elijah Cummings, the chairman of the powerful House Oversight Committee, has died at 68, according to his office. A Maryland congressman since 1996, Cummings was the first black House speaker pro tem and a frequent, outspoken critic of President Donald Trump during his tenure as a lawmaker.

  • Oct 17, 2019

    ’Congress Has Lost a Champion’: Capitol Hill Pays Tribute to Rep. Elijah Cummings

    The death of U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings early Thursday has made a widow of Maya Rockeymoore Cummings and left Capitol Hill and beyond mourning the loss of the veteran lawmaker and civil rights advocate. His wife, who chairs Maryland’s Democratic Party, released a statement calling her husband “an honorable man who proudly served his district and the nation with dignity,...

  • Oct 17, 2019

    Rep. Elijah Cummings, Maryland Democrat and House Oversight Chairman, Dies at 68

    Maryland Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, a sharecropper’s son who rose to become a civil rights champion and the chairman of one of the U.S. House committees leading an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump, died Thursday of complications from longstanding health problems. He was 68. Cummings was a formidable orator who advocated for the poor in his black-majority district ,...

  • Oct 8, 2019

    Nick Jonas Is Joining ‘The Voice’ as a Coach in Spring 2020

    Welcome to “The Voice,” Nick Jonas. The youngest member of The Jonas Brothers is getting his own big spinning chair for season 18 of the NBC singing competition, which is currently still in blind auditions for season 17. He’ll join returning coaches Blake Shelton, Kelly Clarkson, and John Legend, who are all currently coaching on this season alongside Gwen Stefani....

  • Sep 27, 2019

    Mass. Republicans Split on Whistleblower Complaint Against Trump

    As the nation’s Democratic leaders rally around a common goal — pursuing an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump — Massachusetts Republicans are divided. Republican consultant Holly Robichaud says the Democrats push for impeachment will backfire much like she believes their overzealous efforts backfired on the Brett Kavanaugh hearings and the Robert Mueller report.

  • Sep 27, 2019

    Mass. Republicans React to Whistleblower Complaint

    Some Massachusetts Republicans are supporting President Donald Trump while others raise concerns about his actions.

  • Sep 21, 2019

    Steak, Beer and Politics: 2020 Democrats Descend on Iowa

    Democratic presidential candidates made a colorful and often loud pitch to Iowa Democrats at the Steak Fry fundraiser in Des Moines on Saturday as a new poll showed Elizabeth Warren and Joe Biden in a close race in the state. The event, a fundraiser for the Polk County Democratic Party and one of the biggest remaining opportunities for candidates to...

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