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 2021-12-03 02:04 

Boston.com

Senate advances Rachael Rollins's bid to become the next US attorney for Massachusetts...

Rollins still needs a final vote by the full Senate to be confirmed. The post Senate advances Rachael Rollins's bid to become the next US attorney for Massachusetts appeared first on Boston.com ....

 2021-12-03 02:04 

Boston Herald

Massive $4 billion ARPA, surplus tax revenue bill set for passage...

Mere hours after the final version a massive $4 billion spending package was revealed in the waning hours of night, a handful of House lawmakers quickly passed the sweeping legislation bringing it a step closer to Gov. Charlie Baker's desk....

 2021-12-03 01:57 

WCVB

MLB blacks out players on its website due to league lockout...

If you went to Major League Baseball's website on Thursday and felt something was off , you're not alone....

 2021-12-03 01:55 

Boston 25 News

Teen charged with extorting official with explicit photos...

Authorities say a South Florida teen tried to get $5,000 from a state senator after threatening to release sexually explicit photos of her...

 2021-12-03 01:51 

WGGB

[ Springfield ]

A lookback at Charlie Baker's time as Massachusetts Governor...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM)-- Charlie Baker's decision Tuesday to not to seek a third term as Massachusetts Governor sets up a wide-open race for Governor in 2022....

 2021-12-03 01:50 

Boston 25 News

Baldwin: Key question is who put live round in 'Rust' gun...

Alec Baldwin said the only issue that matters in the shooting that killed a cinematographer on a New Mexico movie set is how the bullet ended up in the gun...

 2021-12-03 01:50 

Boston Herald

Andrew Lelling also eyeing run for Massachusetts governor, sources say...

Add former U.S. Attorney Andrew Lelling to the list of might-be candidates in the upcoming governor's race -- sources close to the moderate Republican say he's "seriously" considering a run....

 2021-12-03 01:49 

Boston Herald

Massachusetts cold case murder is solved, police say: Man charged with slaying his half-sister 20 years ago...

A 20-year New Bedford cold case murder has been cracked, the Bristol County district attorney said on Thursday as police charged a 53-year-old man in connection with slaying a single mother....

 2021-12-03 01:44 

WHDH

EXPLAINER: What are the rules for travelers entering the US?...

President Joe Biden's latest measures to limit the spread of COVID-19 will increase the hassle factor of flying into the United States, even for American......

 2021-12-03 01:43 

WHDH

Pushing COVID-19 boosters, Biden says 'we need to be ready'...

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — With rising numbers of COVID-19 cases predicted this winter, President Joe Biden on Thursday appealed for Americans to get their boosters......

 2021-12-03 01:42 

The Boston Globe

You're three times more likely to get reinfected by Omicron, South African study finds...

The risk of reinfection from the Omicron coronavirus variant is three times higher than for any previous variant, according to a South African study of infections since the start of the pandemic....

 2021-12-03 01:39 

WCVB

VIDEO: A rare look inside lab sequencing COVID-19 variants...

Labs like this are key in detecting the omicron variant in the United States because of what they do after identifying a positive test....

 2021-12-03 01:38 

The Boston Globe

Even though he batted .163 last season, here's why the Red Sox wanted Jackie Bradley Jr. back...

Bradley's bat path is made for Fenway Park and its short left field....

 2021-12-03 01:33 

WHDH

DA: Overworked assistant set bail too low for Christmas parade suspect...

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Milwaukee County's top prosecutor said Thursday that a young assistant in his office rushed to set $1,000 bail for a man......

 2021-12-03 01:29 

The Boston Globe

Senate advances Rachael Rollins's bid to become the next US attorney for Massachusetts...

Rollins still needs a final vote by the full Senate to be confirmed....

 2021-12-03 01:29 

The Boston Globe

Omicron variant confirmed in Hawaii resident...

The Omicron coronavirus variant has been confirmed in an unvaccinated Hawaii resident with no recent travel history....

 2021-12-03 01:27 

Boston Herald

Possible egg shortage looms as legislative deadline nears...

Two-eggs over easy could be hard to find come Jan. 1, some claim, if a voter-approved animal-welfare law takes effect -- and with the legislature on extended vacation, that could be the case....

 2021-12-03 01:26 

Boston.com

Pressley, 37 other house members call for Boebert to be stripped of committee assignments...

"Our response to behavior that creates a dangerous work environment and furthers a climate of toxicity and intolerance cannot be silence." The post Pressley, 37 other house members call for Boebert to be stripped of committee assignments appeared ...

 2021-12-03 01:25 

Boston 25 News

Live updates: Omicron variant confirmed in Hawaii resident...

The omicron coronavirus variant has been confirmed in an unvaccinated Hawaii resident with no recent travel history...

 2021-12-03 01:25 

Boston Herald

Live updates: Omicron variant confirmed in Hawaii resident...

HONOLULU — The omicron coronavirus variant has been confirmed in an unvaccinated Hawaii resident with no recent travel history....

 2021-12-03 01:23 

The Boston Globe

Boston will create waitlists for its exam schools amid enrollment decline...

Some parents raised new questions about the lack of waiting lists for the exam schools earlier this year after school officials revealed they had offered admission to fewer students this year than previous years....

 2021-12-03 01:23 

Boston Herald

Boston-area coronavirus wastewater tracker, cases and hospitalizations are all surging again after Thanksgiving: 'We need to act'...

The Boston-area coronavirus wastewater tracker, cases and hospitalizations are all surging again after Thanksgiving -- the same upward spike the Bay State experienced during the first week of December last year when no one was vaccinated....

 2021-12-03 01:17 

Boston Herald

US will resume policy for asylum-seekers to wait in Mexico...

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Migrants seeking to enter the United States will again have to stay in Mexico as they await immigration hearings, as the Biden administration reluctantly announced plans Thursday to reinstate the Trump-era policy and agreed to Mexic...

 2021-12-03 01:15 

Boston 25 News

Haley: Diversifying puts GOP in best position to lead...

Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley is drawing on her native South Carolina's struggles with racist violence during her time as governor, arguing Thursday that the Republican Party is best positioned to lead the country alongside ...

 2021-12-03 01:11 

Boston 25 News

Ex-Arizona nurse gets 10-year sentence for sex assault of incapacitated woman...

A former Arizona nurse who pleaded guilty to abusing an incapacitated woman who later gave birth to his child was sentenced to 10 years in prison on Thursday....

 2021-12-03 01:10 

Boston 25 News

Shutdown risk eases as Senate pushes toward funding vote...

The risk of a government shutdown appears to be easing...

 2021-12-03 01:09 

The Boston Globe

LeBron James cleared to return to the Lakers lineup after missing one game while in NBA's health and safety protocol...

The league said Thursday James is not positive for COVID-19 despite a series of tests that produced conflicting results earlier this week....

 2021-12-03 01:09 

Boston.com

What NFL experts are predicting for Monday night's Patriots-Bills game...

Both the Patriots and Bills each hold 50 percent odds to win the division, a number that will drastically change for both after Monday night. The post What NFL experts are predicting for Monday night's Patriots-Bills game appeared first on Boston.com ...

 2021-12-03 01:09 

WCVB

It's December and it hasn't snowed in Denver yet. That's never been recorded...

Snowless in Colorado? No, this is not a follow-up to the Tom Hanks movie "Sleepless in Seattle," but rather a real-life drama unfolding across the state with very real-life consequences....

 2021-12-03 01:01 

WGGB

[ Springfield ]

Springfield Central defeats Central Catholic in MIAA Division 1 Championship game...

FOXBOROUGH, MA (WGGB/WSHM)-- Springfield Central defeated Central Catholic in the MIAA Division 1 Super Bowl Game Thursday....

 2021-12-03 01:00 

WHDH

DA: DNA found inside conch shell helps link Mass. man to 2001 cold case murder of his half-sister...

Investigators used DNA found inside a conch shell to link a man to the 2001 cold case murder of his half-sister in New Bedford, officials say.......

 2021-12-03 00:59 

The Boston Globe

Connor Cronin is magical as Marblehead tops North Attleborough for Division 3 Super Bowl title...

Cronin, a junior, finished with 10 catches for 263 yards and three touchdowns....

 2021-12-03 00:57 

The Conversation AU

The Productivity Commission has released proposals to bolster Australians' right to repair. But do they go far enough?...

Shutterstock 2021 has been a milestone year for advocacy for a right to repair. In November, Apple announced its Self Service Repair program, through which it will offer parts, tools and manuals for consumers to repair their iPhones. The announcement was ...

 2021-12-03 00:54 

WHDH

Multiple cases of omicron virus variant detected in NYC...

NEW YORK (AP) — Multiple cases of the omicron coronavirus variant have been detected in New York, health officials said Thursday, including a man who......

 2021-12-03 00:52 

The Boston Globe

State pension fund tops $100b for first time...

Stories you may have missed from the world of business....

 2021-12-03 00:51 

CBS Boston

Wakefield Schools Warns Of Fake Email About School Bus Service...

Parents who receive the email, which claims to be from Wakefield Memorial High School Principal Amy McLeod, should disregard it....

 2021-12-03 00:50 

The Boston Globe

ICE holds growing numbers of immigrants at private facilities despite Biden campaign promise to end practice...

Activists fought fiercely to kick Immigration and Customs Enforcement out of the jail in this industrial city, where the red-brick tenements and glass storefronts have welcomed immigrants for generations. Detainees waged hunger strikes. Protesters blocked...

 2021-12-03 00:48 

Boston.com

Here's what Ashish Jha says about omicron, vaccine effectiveness...

"I think there is reason to be concerned that our vaccines may take a hit." The post Here's what Ashish Jha says about omicron, vaccine effectiveness appeared first on Boston.com ....

 2021-12-03 00:46 

The Boston Globe

Rory McIlroy, wishing it was the Masters, in fine form at Hero World Challenge...

McIlroy shot a 6-under-par 66 to share the lead with Daniel Berger and Abraham Ancer....

 2021-12-03 00:45 

Boston 25 News

State rests case at Smollett trial after star witnesses...

The state has rested its case to jurors at Jussie Smollett's trial after key testimony from two brothers who said the actor plotted a racist and anti-gay attack on himself and paid them to carry it out...

 2021-12-03 00:45 

Gloucester Times

[ MA ]

Police/Fire...

In news taken from the logs of Cape Ann's police and fire departments:...

 2021-12-03 00:44 

The Conversation AU

Most Australian households are well-positioned for electric vehicles and an emissions ceiling would help...

Shutterstock Many people believe Australia's shift to electric vehicles is stuck in the slow lane another strollout, rather than a rollout. But while federal policies are still lacklustre, most Australians themselves are ready for the shift, according...

 2021-12-03 00:41 

Boston Herald

Rachael Rollins U.S. Attorney nomination advances...

In what's become one of the most controversial nominations of the Biden presidency, Rachael Rollins advanced through a preliminary vote in the U.S. Senate in her quest to become U.S. Attorney for Massachusetts....

 2021-12-03 00:41 

The Boston Globe

In four years, Holy Cross football coach Bob Chesney has presided over his program's rise from average to a contender in the FCS playoffs...

After recording their first FCS playoff victory in program history, the Crusaders will attempt to take the next step in a Round of 16 matchup at fifth-seeded Villanova on Friday at 7 p.m....

 2021-12-03 00:40 

Boston 25 News

Biden helps light National Christmas Tree near White House...

President Joe Biden has helped light the National Christmas Tree on the Ellipse near the White House...

 2021-12-03 00:40 

Boston 25 News

Live updates: New York confirms at least 5 omicron cases...

Health officials have confirmed at least five cases of the omicron coronavirus variant in New York...

 2021-12-03 00:40 

The Boston Globe

Pressley, 37 other house members call for Boebert to be stripped of committee assignments...

US Representative Ayanna Pressley and more than three dozen of her House colleagues called Thursday for Colorado Representative Lauren Boebert to be removed from her committee assignments following Boebert's Islamophobic comments about Muslim Represen...

 2021-12-03 00:37 

Boston Herald

Live updates: New York confirms at least 5 omicron cases...

NEW YORK -- Health officials have confirmed at least five cases of the omicron coronavirus variant in New York, Gov. Kathy Hochul said Thursday evening....

 2021-12-03 00:37 

WGGB

[ Springfield ]

DESE numbers report uptick in COVID-19 cases...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM)-- The latest student COVID-19 case numbers are in from the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. Several districts across western Mass. are reporting significant increases....

 2021-12-03 00:34 

The Boston Globe

Patriots will come out in full force for 'My Cause, My Cleats' campaign...

In Week 13, NFL players can represent important causes on their customized cleats....

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