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The crash killed a Tennessee couple and their daughter, who was headed to a a new-student orientation at Northeastern University.
Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie launched his campaign for president in the gymnasium of his old high school.
The Confederate battle flag found attached to the Boston memorial honoring black Civil War soldiers last weekend wasn’t an act of defiance by a flag sympathizer, but rather a protest.
Buchholz pitched eight strong innings to win his third straight start and lift the Red Sox over the Toronto Blue Jays.
Alben attributed the movement since December to various strategies — awareness, prevention, treatment and law enforcement — targeting the problem and suggested that information might be available from public health officials later this week about a “downward trajectory.”
The two people arrested for removing the Confederate flag from the front of the South Carolina Statehouse have been released.
The group trying to bring the 2024 Olympics to Boston released the most detailed look yet at its bid for the Summer Games on Monday, unveiling a $4.6 billion plan it says would create jobs and housing, expand the tax base and leave behind an improved city with a $210 million surplus.
The Brockton politician was elected to the House of Representatives in 1983 and held that office 25 years until his election to the state Senate in 2008.
The Supreme Court said Monday it will dive back into the fight over the use of race in admissions at the University of Texas, a decision that presages tighter limits on affirmative action in higher education.
The flag apparently had been ripped by others trying to remove it. It remained up until 10:30 p.m. when 37-year-old Melissa Carino, of Lowell, untied it and threw it away before police arrived.
Police have tentatively identified the three people killed when their small plane crashed into a Massachusetts home as a Tennessee doctor, his wife and college-age daughter.
The 5-3 victory that clinched a series win over the first-place Rays and stopped Archer’s career-best six-game winning streak.
The president received enthusiastic applause and several standing ovations from the crowd of more than 5,000 mourners.
The president says the ruling will end the patchwork of laws on marriage across the country and the uncertainty that they create.
Dahlia Lithwick, who covers the Supreme Court for Slate, discusses the ruling, which is the culmination of two decades of litigation.
The court’s 5-4 ruling means 14 states will have to stop enforcing their bans on same-sex marriage.
The justices ruled 5-4 that federal housing laws prohibit practices that harm minorities, even without proof of intentional discrimination.
The 6-3 ruling said the subsidies do not depend on where people live. It preserves health insurance for millions of Americans.
“I am sorry for the lives that I’ve taken, for the suffering that I’ve caused you, for the damage that I’ve done,” Dzhokhar Tsarnaev said.
Gunther Schuller — a leading proponent of the Third Stream movement fusing classical music and jazz died Sunday morning. He is a former head of the New England Conservatory and a Pulitzer-Prize winning composer.
The justices upheld Texas’ refusal to issue a license plate bearing the Confederate battle flag, rejecting a free-speech challenge.
The state Medicaid program squandered more than $500 million between 2009 and 2014 through unnecessary payments or missed savings opportunities in its managed care program, according to an audit released Tuesday.
The poignant and groundbreaking coming-of-age show “Fun Home” was named best musical at the Tony Awards.
Gov. Charlie Baker’s administration confirmed Thursday in a statement that it received a subpoena regarding the health connector’s difficulties dating to 2010 and says it’s fully cooperating with the Justice Department.
Gary Grice, who goes by the stage name “GZA,” will speak with students at the Cambridge university about his latest album and how art and outer space collide.
Maickel Melamed, 39, of Venezuela, was honored by Boston Mayor Marty Walsh.
The highest court in Massachusetts has upheld a $63 million judgment against the manufacturer of Children’s Motrin awarded to a family whose daughter developed a life-threatening disease after taking the over-the-counter medicine.
Albert Bierstadt’s 1870 painting, “Puget Sound on the Pacific Coast,” is being unveiled Friday at the Clark Art Institute in Williamstown. The bet won Clark a three-month loan of the piece from the Seattle Art Museum.
During a six-month period that ended in February, nearly 9,000 medical appointments at VA facilities in Massachusetts failed to meet the department’s goal of completing medical appointments within 30 days.
Attorney General Maura Healey is pushing legislation designed to give her office stronger oversight of hospital mergers.
The Massachusetts Medical Society, representing more than 24,000 physicians, will devote its annual Public Health Leadership forum to the opioid epidemic.
The figure that doesn’t even include the state’s three largest cities — Boston, Worcester and Springfield.
CBS Films says “Patriot’s Day” will be based on Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis’ firsthand account of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings.
The regulations would treat e-cigarettes like other tobacco products including cigarettes, cigars and chewing tobacco.
The move helps Baker consolidate his authority over the agency responsible for helping Massachusetts residents find affordable health care plans.
Chris Pratt was teased about his early acting roles while being roasted Friday night at Harvard University, where he received the Hasty Pudding Man of the Year award by America’s oldest undergraduate drama troupe.
“To Kill a Mockingbird” will not be Harper Lee’s only published book after all. “Go Set a Watchman,” a novel the Pulitzer Prize-winning author completed in the 1950s and put aside, will be released July 14.
A partial list of winners of the 72nd annual Golden Globe Awards, announced Sunday in Beverly Hills, California, by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.
The case before the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court involves Annie Dookhan, a drug lab chemist who was sentenced in 2013 to at least three years in prison after admitting she faked test results.
Baker made a special stage appearance with the Boston Pops at Symphony Hall Wednesday night, conducting the holiday classic “Sleigh Bells.” The performance was part of the 31st annual “A Company Christmas at Pops.”
Workers at Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts are busy installing more than 160 works by Spanish artist Francisco Goya for an exhibit scheduled to open next month.
State officials say Kate Corbett, who worked in the same lab as Annie Dookhan, claimed she had a chemistry degree from Merrimack College, though investigators determined that her degree is in sociology.
A judge says she won’t impose a sentence of more than three to five years in prison if former state chemist Annie Dookhan pleads guilty in the drug lab crisis.
Annie Dookhan’s lawyer, meanwhile, will recommend a one-year prison sentence.
Quincy’s Jamell Spurill expressed his gratitude after he was rearrested for having a stolen handgun.
A convicted drug dealer in New Hampshire, who would have faced nearly 20 years in prison as a career offender, was sentenced to only three years.
More than 40,000 defendants may have been affected by Annie Dookhan’s mishandling of drug samples, a reviewer found.
In the statements, Annie Dookhan allegedly admitted wrongdoing. Her attorney filed a motion claiming she never got a Miranda warning.
The former state chemist sent ripples through Massachusetts’ criminal justice system after allegedly tampering with evidence in drug cases.
Annie Dookhan is challenging charges connected to claims she made in court that she had a master’s degree.