• co-founder November 9, 2019 3:36 pm

    Men Convicted in 2011 Murder of Alleged Lover of a Former Supermarket Owner

    A jury on Thursday convicted two men accused of helping orchestrate the 2011 Miami-Dade murder of the man who allegedly had an affair with the wife of a former owner of some Presidente Supermarkets.

  • Attorney October 30, 2019 9:13 pm

    Hackers Plead Guilty in Data Breach That Uber Covered Up

    Two computer hackers have pleaded guilty to concocting an extortion scheme that entangled Uber in a yearlong cover-up of a data breach that stole sensitive information about 57 million of the ride-hailing service’s passengers and drivers. The pleas entered Wednesday in a San Jose, California, federal court by Brandon Charles Glover and Vasile Mereacre resurrected another unseemly episode in Uber’s...

  • director October 15, 2019 2:57 pm

    MeToo Leader Launches New Hashtag to Mobilize Voters

    The founder of #MeToo is using the second anniversary of the movement to launch a new effort intended to mobilize voters heading into the 2020 election. The new hashtag #MeTooVoter was unveiled Tuesday, on the same day as the fourth Democratic presidential debate and reflects a frustration among activists that issues of sexual violence and harassment have largely been absent...

  • Massachusetts October 4, 2019 3:06 pm

    Warren Raises $24.6 Million, Mostly From Small Donors

    Elizabeth Warren raised $24.6 million over the past three months, relying largely on a massive small donor operation to solidify her status as a leading contender for the Democratic presidential nomination. The Massachusetts senator’s haul, announced on Friday, is just less than the $25.3 million her chief liberal rival, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, posted during the third quarter.

  • co-founder September 30, 2019 6:09 pm

    WeWork Shelves Plan for IPO, Tries to Rebuild Battered Image

    WeWork’s new leaders shelved plans to enter the stock market Monday as they sought to repair the battered image of a company that appeared to revolutionize the office-rental industry and was poised just weeks ago to go public with a valuation of nearly $50 billion. The decision came less than a week after co-founder Adam Neumman stepped aside as chief...

  • Twitter September 28, 2019 12:54 am

    Metallica's James Hetfield Enters Rehab; Tour Dates Canceled

    Metallica says its frontman James Hetfield has entered rehab, and the band is canceling its upcoming tour in Australia and New Zealand. Three of the heavy metal band’s members posted a statement on Twitter Friday announcing the decision and apologizing to fans. The statement by drummer Lars Ulrich, guitarist Kirk Hammett and bassist Rob Trujillo says anyone who purchased tickets...

  • Massachusetts September 19, 2019 11:31 pm

    ‘Interwoven': 4-Day Festival Celebrates Immigration

    The effort to make immigrants and refugees more comfortable as they settle in — and to foster discussion in the community — is the focus of a four-day event in Brookline, Massachusetts, that kicked off Thursday night. The festival is called “Interwoven: Craft, Story, Immigration.” It uses arts to break down the controversial topic.

  • Massachusetts September 16, 2019 8:27 pm

    Catching Up With Sen. Elizabeth Warren

    Sen. Warren breaks down her plans for Medicare for all and immigration, as well as the success of her town halls.

  • NBC August 30, 2019 4:21 pm

    Twitter Co-Founder Jack Dorsey's Account Hacked

    The official Twitter account of Jack Dorsey, the co-founder of the social media platform, was hacked on Friday. One of the first tweets sent was the N-word. Another, sent minutes later, praised Hitler. Dorsey has more than 4.2 million followers.

  • Maine August 16, 2019 7:16 pm

    ‘We Tend to Get Neglected': Maine Islanders Push to Secede From Portland

    Some residents of Great Diamond Island in Maine’s Casco Bay want the island to become its own town and secede from Portland. One of the leaders of the effort, Chris Mooney, who helped co-found the Great Diamond Island Exploratory Committee, says the city has ignored issues of concern for island residents.

  • e-commerce August 15, 2019 4:03 pm

    Rare Nike Track Shoes Used in 1972 Olympic Trials Sell for $50K

    A pair of handmade Nike track shoes from the 1972 Olympic trials has sold for $50,000. Dave Russell, of Sacramento, sold the rare kicks last month to the Graduate Eugene hotel, a Nike-themed property in Eugene, Oregon.

  • Boston August 7, 2019 6:34 pm

    Boston Calling Extortion Trial: 2 City Hall Officials Found Guilty of Conspiracy, 1 of Extortion

    Two aides of Boston Mayor Marty Walsh were found guilty of conspiracy to commit extortion on Wednesday after prosecutors accused them of bullying organizers of a music festival into hiring union laborers. While the city’s tourism chief Kenneth Brissette and its head of intergovernmental affairs Timothy Sullivan were both found guilty of conspiracy to commit extortion, Brisette was found guilty...

  • Boston August 6, 2019 7:06 pm

    Jury Deliberations Begin in Boston Calling Extortion Trial

    The jury began deliberations Tuesday in the trial of two Boston city officials accused of bullying organizers of a music festival into hiring union laborers. Prosecutor Laura Kaplan said Boston Calling organizers were pressured to hire union workers to appease the people who “helped to elect their pro-union boss,” a reference to Mayor Marty Walsh.

  • Boston August 5, 2019 7:53 pm

    Boston Calling Extortion Trial: Defense Rests as Ex-Police Commissioner Testifies

    The defense rested in the Boston Calling music festival extortion trial Monday, after former Boston Police Commissioner William Evans testified. Two former aides of Boston Mayor Marty Walsh were accused in federal court of bullying organizers of the into hiring union workers at the festival by saying that, if they didn’t hire union workers, workers would picket.

  • Boston August 5, 2019 7:16 pm

    Ex-Police Commissioner Testifies in Boston Calling Corruption Case

    The defense rested in the extortion case against two former aides of Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, after former Police Commissioner Bill Evans testified.

  • Boston August 1, 2019 5:46 pm

    Pick a Game at Knight Moves Cafe

    Knight Moves Cafe in Brookline was the first of its kind in New England when it opened in 2013.

  • Boston August 1, 2019 5:41 pm

    Slow Down and Play a Board Game at Knight Moves Cafe

    When you walk into Knight Moves Cafe, you are greeted by the smell of coffee and the sight of thousands of board games. Board games seem to pour out of every crevice and fill every corner of the shop. Knight Moves was the first board game cafe in New England when it opened in 2013. It was one of just...

  • Donald Trump July 30, 2019 6:56 pm

    Dem Debate: Previewing Sanders, Warren's Face-Off

    Tuesday’s presidential debate pits two of the most ideologically similar of the 20-plus Democratic candidates against each other.

  • Donald Trump July 30, 2019 6:17 pm

    2nd Democratic Debate Pits Sanders, Warren Against Each Other

    When the curtain goes up on Tuesday’ 2nd round of debates, two of the front runners, Sens. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, will be center stage. They happen to be the most ideologically similar of the 20-plus Democratic candidates. So will the sparks be flying?

  • NBC July 30, 2019 2:47 am

    ‘Friends' Pop-Up Coming to NYC for Show's 25th Anniv.

    It’s been 25 years and ‘Friends’ is still there for you (even if it’s leaving Netflix). To celebrate the upcoming 25th anniversary of the series premiere–all the way back in September 1994–Warner Bros. is bringing ‘Friends’ to New York City with a pop-up experience.

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