Cries of racism prompt Boston art museum to cancel 'Kimono Wednesdays'

Jul 8, 2015

Cries of racism prompt Boston art museum to cancel 'Kimono Wednesdays'

The Museum of Fine Arts Boston is cancelling "Kimono Wednesdays" after protesters decried the event as racist. In a Tuesday statement, the museum apologized for offending some visitors with the event, where museum-goers were encouraged to don the traditional Japanese garments and pose in front ...

/ 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 Kerry's ...

Obama: Politicians should carry themselves more like Kennedy

/ Mar 31, 2015

Obama: Politicians should carry themselves more like Kennedy

U.S. President Barack Obama said Monday that American politicians in an era of partisanship should try to carry themselves more like Edward M. Kennedy, as politicians from both parties lauded the late senator's collegial spirit at the dedication of an institute that bears his ...

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 the ...