New York, Massachusetts sue VW over emissions cheating

Jul 20, 2016

New York, Massachusetts sue VW over emissions cheating

New York state and Massachusetts are suing Volkswagen and its affiliates Audi and Porsche over diesel emissions cheating, alleging that the German automakers defrauded customers by selling diesel vehicles equipped with software allowing them to cheat emissions testing. The lawsuits, announced Tuesday, allege that ...

Al Gore's daughter, 22 others arrested in Boston gas pipeline protest

Jul 1, 2016

Al Gore's daughter, 22 others arrested in Boston gas pipeline protest

Former Vice President Al Gore’s daughter was among 23 people arrested during a protest of a pipeline under construction, organizers say. The arrests happened Wednesday at the site of Spectra Energy’s West Roxbury Lateral pipeline. Karenna Gore was among demonstrators who tried to block ...

Massachusetts mall stabbing spree leads to lockdown, evacuation

May 11, 2016

Massachusetts mall stabbing spree leads to lockdown, evacuation

Several people were stabbed at a shopping mall outside Boston on Tuesday evening, authorities said, in what police described as an “active scene.” The Taunton Police Department said on Twitter it was investigating “multiple stabbings” at the Silver City Galleria mall and on a ...

Monks offer sanctuary near Harvard Square

Sep 5, 2015

Monks offer sanctuary near Harvard Square

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Just blocks away from the bustling heart of this city, a community of monks offers a silent escape from it. The Society of Saint John the Evangelist, an order of Episcopal brothers, has kept a guesthouse at its monastery for decades to give outsiders ...