Apr 22, 2015

Kerry to invite Abe to Sunday dinner in Boston

Secretary of State John Kerry will invite Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to dinner in Boston on Sunday after the Japanese leader arrives at the first destination on his trip to the United States, the State Department said Tuesday. The dinner will take place at ...

Apr 1, 2015

Defense rests in first phase of Boston Marathon bombing trial

Lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzkokhar Tsarnaev rested their case in his federal death penalty trial Tuesday after presenting a brief case aimed at showing his late older brother was the mastermind of the 2013 terror attack. The defense admitted during opening statements that ...

Brrr! February brought record cold, snow to U.S. Northeast

Mar 2, 2015

Brrr! February brought record cold, snow to U.S. Northeast

Hardy souls who shivered and shoveled their way through February in the U.S. Northeast now have evidence of just how brutal the weather was, with record cold in seven cities and record snowfall in Boston. “We’re the standout globally,” said Art DeGaetano, director of ...

Third blizzard in two weeks buries Northeastern U.S.

Feb 10, 2015

Third blizzard in two weeks buries Northeastern U.S.

The third major winter storm in less than two weeks inflicted fresh snow — and misery — across in parts of the northeastern U.S. on Monday. Some areas of Massachusetts had about a foot (30 cm) of snow before dawn Monday and the storm ...

Feb 9, 2015

New accuser emerges as Cosby cancels shows in Boston

A former fashion model and actress who appeared on one episode of “The Cosby Show” in 1987 is the latest woman to accuse Bill Cosby of making unwanted sexual advances. Helen Gumpel, formerly known as Helen Selby, said Sunday that Cosby made sexual advances ...

Another big storm bears down on U.S. Northeast, may last days

Feb 9, 2015

Another big storm bears down on U.S. Northeast, may last days

Winter-weary residents of the U.S. Northeast, which has been battered recently by a series of major snowstorms, braced Sunday for even more. Light flurries fell in the morning, but the “long duration” storm is expected to intensify on Sunday night. The National Weather Service ...

Jan 28, 2015

Blizzard hits Boston and New England, spares New York

A powerful blizzard struck Boston and surrounding New England on Tuesday, leaving 4.5 million people grappling with as much as 3 feet (1 meter) of snow and coastal flooding but sparing New York City residents, who had braced for a significant blast. Snow was ...