At tobacco industry forum, panic sets in over possible e-cigarette ban

Business Sep 27, 2019

At tobacco industry forum, panic sets in over possible e-cigarette ban

While most of Washington is gripped by the impeachment storm swirling around Donald Trump, a few blocks up Pennsylvania Avenue from the White House, hundreds of executives are pondering another potential presidential upheaval. Trump has floated the possibility of soon banning flavored e-cigarette products — ...

Massachusetts man charged in Trump Jr. hoax threat letter

World / Crime & Legal Mar 2, 2018

Massachusetts man charged in Trump Jr. hoax threat letter

Federal prosecutors in Boston on Thursday charged a Massachusetts man with sending a series of threatening letters containing a suspicious powder, including one addressed to U.S. President Donald Trump's eldest son. The letter addressed to Donald Trump Jr. led to the Republican president's daughter-in-law, Vanessa ...

Massachusetts creator of iconic pink lawn flamingo dies at 79

World Jun 24, 2015

Massachusetts creator of iconic pink lawn flamingo dies at 79

The Massachusetts man who invented the plastic pink flamingo lawn ornament, which went from a 1960s craze to a kitsch icon, died this week aged 79, his widow said on Tuesday. Donald Featherstone was just out of art school in 1957 when a plastics company ...