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Rabbi From Prominent Boston Jewish Family Killed In Jerusalem Attack

November 18, 2014
An ultra-Orthodox Jewish youth takes a picture at the scene of a shooting attack in a synagogue in Jerusalem Tuesday. (Sebastian Scheiner/AP)

Rabbi Moshe Twersky, 59, graduated from Brookline’s Maimonides School in 1973. In a statement, the school said it “is engulfed in grief and outrage” at his slaying.

U.S. Sens. Warren, Markey Oppose Keystone Pipeline

November 18, 2014

Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Edward Markey say they’re opposed to the crude-oil pipeline, which would run from Canadian tar sands to Gulf coast refineries.

Forecast: Cold, Windy Days Ahead

November 18, 2014

As our storm system from yesterday continues to howl across eastern Canada it’s pulling down a bit of arctic air on gusty northwesterly winds.

Celtics Fall To Suns 114-118

November 18, 2014

The Celtics fell behind in a squeaker, after battling for the lead in the fourth quarter.

Harvard Sued Over Admissions Policy

November 17, 2014

The federal suits allege Harvard and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill rely on race-based affirmative action policies that impact admissions of high-achieving white and Asian American students.

Baker Taps Northeastern COO For Chief Of Staff

November 17, 2014
Steven Kadish (Northeastern University)

Steven Kadish has worked for Charlie Baker both in the Weld administration and at Harvard Pilgrim Health Care.

Report: Mass. Ranks High For Addressing Child Homelessness

November 17, 2014

While child homelessness rose 4.8 percent in Massachusetts from 2012 to 2013, the state ranked higher than most others when it came to how it is addressing the issue.

Mass. Gas Prices Are At Lowest Level Since 2010

November 17, 2014
Dana Ripley, of Winthrop, fills the gas tank of his truck in Andover on Sept. 30. (Charles Krupa/AP)

This week’s 3-cent drop continues a months-long trend.

Homeless Pair Charged In Attack On MBTA Worker

November 17, 2014
Robert Snyder, left, and Shayla Witts are accused of attacking an MBTA employees at the Downtown Crossing station around 3:30 a.m. Sunday. (Suffolk County district attorney's office)

The T employee was escorting an intoxicated couple out of the Downtown Crossing station when the man allegedly “sucker punched” him and the woman started punching him and pulling his hair.

Baker Selects Beaton As Energy, Environment Secretary

November 17, 2014

Filling a second major Cabinet post, Governor-elect Charlie Baker has tapped Shrewsbury Republican Rep. Matt Beaton as his energy and environmental affairs secretary.

Forecast: Rainy Monday Ahead Of Blustery Week

November 17, 2014

Rain will fall most of the day with a break possible in the action during the middle of the day.

Remembering The Jesuits Whose Murders Brought An End To Salvadoran Civil War

November 17, 2014
Thousands joined the candlelit procession, traveling throughout the campus of the University of Central America to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the murder of six Jesuit priests, their housekeeper and daughter. (Shannon Dooling / WBUR)

In El Salvador Saturday night, a gathering drew thousands of people, including Jesuit priests from the College of the Holy Cross and Boston College, as well as Massachusetts Congressman Jim McGovern. The event commemorated the murders of six Jesuit priests by the Salvadoran army 25 years ago.

Gray Runs Wild As Patriots Blow Out Colts 42-20

November 17, 2014
Jonas Gray (right) rushed for a career-high 199 yards and a franchise-record four touchdowns to lead the Patriots to a 42-20 victory over the Colts. (Darron Cummings/AP)

Third-string running back Jonas Gray led the Patriots to victory with four touchdowns and 199 yards.

Boston Children’s Museum New Asia App Teaches Kids

November 16, 2014

Boston Children’s Museum has launched a new app designed to help youngsters learn more about Asian cultures.

Bruins Slip Past Hurricanes 2-1

November 16, 2014

Seth Griffith and Patrice Bergeron scored first-period goals, Tuukka Rask stopped 33 shots and the Bruins rebounded from the consecutive defeats with a 2-1 win over the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday afternoon.

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