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Forecast: Chilly Today, But The Weekend’s Heating Up

May 1, 2015

There could be a shower or two today, but most rainfall will occur south of Boston. Temperatures will really begin to warm on Sunday, which will be in the mid 70s.

Partners HealthCare Data Breach Affects 3,300 Patients

April 30, 2015

Workers at the health care giant responded to “phishing” emails last year, compromising their email accounts and potentially giving unauthorized users access to patient Social Security numbers and clinical information.

A Vietnamese Parade, And A Solemn U.S. Ceremony

April 30, 2015
Men in military leadership pose for a portrait during the Reunification Day parade Thursday in Ho Chi Minh City. (Quinn Ryan Mattingly for WBUR)

It was a day of contrasts in Ho Chi Minh City — the Reunification Day parade downtown, and a solemn ceremony honoring the last U.S. soldiers to die in the war.

Photos: Flag Of South Vietnam Raised At Boston City Hall

April 30, 2015
(Jesse Costa/WBUR)

Members of Boston’s Vietnamese community gathered on City Hall Plaza Thursday to raise the flag of South Vietnam on the 40th anniversary of the fall of Saigon.

Boston Marathon Bombing Trial Suspended For Day Over Sick Juror

April 30, 2015

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s Russian relatives were expected to testify Thursday but are now likely to testify Monday.

40 Years After Saigon’s Fall, Dorchester’s Vietnamese Community Recalls Loss, Opportunity

April 30, 2015
South Vietnamese flags fly over businesses down Boston's Dorchester Avenue ahead of the 40th anniversary of the fall of Saigon. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

Many of the thousands of refugees fleeing South Vietnam ended up in Boston, and in the past few decades a vibrant Vietnamese-American community has sprung up in Dorchester.

Ex-FBI Agent Pleads Not Guilty To Lying During ‘Whitey’ Bulger Trial

April 30, 2015
Robert Fitzpatrick walks from federal court in Boston Thursday, accompanied by his wife, Jane. Federal officials are accusing Fitzpatrick, a former FBI agent, of lying to jurors during mobster James "Whitey" Bulger's trial. (Elise Amendola/AP)

A retired FBI agent who was once second in command in the agency’s Boston office has been arrested on perjury charges and accused of lying on the stand during the trial of gangster James “Whitey” Bulger.

Meehan, Harvard Prof Selected As Finalists For UMass Presidency

April 30, 2015

UMass Lowell Chancellor Martin Meehan and Harvard Business School professor John Quelch are the two finalists to replace Robert Caret.

Bostonians Protest Peacefully In Solidarity With Baltimore

April 30, 2015
Demonstrators display placards and chant slogans as they are escorted by police during a march near Boston Police headquarters Wednesday evening. (Steven Senne/AP)

Hundreds in Boston showed their solidarity with Baltimore protesters by holding a peaceful demonstration that began at Boston police headquarters Wednesday night.

Rosenberg: Mass. Courts Considering Consolidation Efforts

April 30, 2015
Sen. Stan Rosenberg, now Senate president, poses outside the State House in 2012. (Elise Amendola/AP)

Massachusetts court officials are eyeing consolidation plans, including potentially combining and closing courthouses and reducing clerical staff, according to Senate President Stanley Rosenberg.

Relatives Of Tsarnaev Expected To Take Stand

April 30, 2015

After first learning about Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s older brother, jurors are now getting a sympathetic portrait of the defendant.

Boston Officer Shot In Face Eager To Return To Work

April 30, 2015

Thirty-four-year-old John Moynihan was shot with a .357 Magnum during a traffic stop. The shooter was shot and killed by other officers.

For Vietnamese, April 30 Is A Day Of Many Meanings

April 30, 2015
Parade marchers representing workers and farmers wait in formation for the Reunification Day parade to begin, Thursday in Ho Chi Minh City. (Quinn Ryan Mattingly for WBUR)

Reunification Day marks the day the last American troops left Vietnam. But what does April 30 mean to the Vietnamese? It very much depends on whom you ask.

‘We’re In A Race For Talent': Mass. High-Skilled Visa Workaround Back In Budget

April 30, 2015

The state’s Global Entrepreneur in Residence Program links up foreign entrepreneurs looking to start businesses in the U.S. with local universities, which are exempt from the H-1B visa quota.

Forecast: Cloudy And Showers Possible Tonight

April 30, 2015

Today will be cloudy with highs between 55 to 60 degrees. It may rain tonight, and it is very likely to rain Friday.

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