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 2022-05-26 11:50 

WCVB

Juveniles sought after teens injured in BB gun attack in Somerville...

"BB guns can be very dangerous and can cause serious permanent injury," said Somerville Police Department Chief Charles Femino....

 2022-05-26 11:42 

Boston.com

US making COVID antiviral drug more available at test sites...

The nation's first federally backed test-to-treat site is opening Thursday in Rhode Island. The post US making COVID antiviral drug more available at test sites appeared first on Boston.com ....

 2022-05-26 11:42 

The Boston Globe

Personal experience prompted Felix to champion automatic expungements...

On Rhode Island Report podcast, the Pawtucket Democrat says she knows the consequences of having a criminal record and wanted to ensure the recreational marijuana bill included state-initiated expungement of past possession convictions....

 2022-05-26 11:42 

The Boston Globe

After the latest mass shooting, it's time for an uncomfortable silence from Democrats...

Republicans largely dismiss any idea for reform. Well, what's their plan?...

 2022-05-26 11:40 

Boston 25 News

Japan's troubled Toshiba proposes outside directors to board...

Troubled Japanese technology giant Toshiba has announced some additions to its proposed leadership ahead of a shareholders' meeting next month...

 2022-05-26 11:40 

Boston Herald

Can Chicago Bears tight end Cole Kmet take a step forward in Luke Getsy's offense? 'It's go time.'...

When Cole Kmet was asked this week to assess his play in 2021, the Chicago Bears tight end noted what he believed was an obstacle in his first two NFL seasons— multiple quarterback changes. That included a 2020 season in which the Bears waffled betw...

 2022-05-26 11:35 

Boston 25 News

Missing dog returns to Maine animal shelter after spending nearly a month on the run...

PORTLAND, Maine — A dog that went missing from an animal shelter in Maine in late April made its way back to the facility this week, officials said....

 2022-05-26 11:35 

Boston 25 News

Live updates | Germany's Scholz says Putin won't win war...

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz has reiterated his conviction that Russian President Vladimir Putin will not win the war in Ukraine...

 2022-05-26 11:35 

Boston 25 News

EXPLAINER: What Turkey's Erdogan could gain in NATO debate...

Turkey's leader has caused a stir by throwing a wrench in Sweden and Finland's historic bid to join NATO, lashing out at fellow alliance member Greece and announcing plans for a new incursion into Syria...

 2022-05-26 11:32 

Boston.com

Names released in fatal NH shooting near Space Force station...

Michael Foley, 33, of Massachusetts, was shot to death May 13 on an access road to the station. The post Names released in fatal NH shooting near Space Force station appeared first on Boston.com ....

 2022-05-26 11:32 

WGGB

[ Springfield ]

‘Precious individuals’ taken in Texas school shooting...

All of the dead were in the same fourth-grade classroom, where the shooter barricaded himself Tuesday and opened fire on the children and their teachers....

 2022-05-26 11:30 

Boston 25 News

US making COVID antiviral drug more available at test sites...

The White House has announced more steps to make the antiviral treatment Paxlovid more accessible across the U.S. as it projects COVID-19 infections will continue to spread over the summer travel season...

 2022-05-26 11:30 

Boston 25 News

Broadcom to buy VMware for $61 billion in big tech tie-up...

Computer chip and software maker Broadcom will spend about $61 billion to acquire the cloud technology company VMware, one of the biggest deals of the year despite rising inflation and some economic uncertainty...

 2022-05-26 11:28 

The Boston Globe

Florida student says he was barred from using the word 'gay' in his graduation speech. So he referred to his 'curly hair' instead....

After his administration told him he couldn't mention his sexual identity or activist efforts in his commencement address, Zander Moricz got creative....

 2022-05-26 11:25 

Boston 25 News

Davos updates | Kyiv mayor grateful for pledges of support...

The mayor of Kyiv says he's grateful to receive calls from mayors of other cities around the world pledging their support for rebuilding the Ukrainian capital...

 2022-05-26 11:25 

Boston 25 News

Beto O'Rourke interrupts briefing, echoing US debate on guns...

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Beto O'Rourke has blamed Republican Gov. Greg Abbott for inaction on gun control...

 2022-05-26 11:25 

Boston 25 News

UK govt touts financial aid as it aims to banish 'partygate'...

The British government is unveiling a package of help on Thursday to ease a severe cost-of-living squeeze...

 2022-05-26 11:24 

WCVB

US moves to make antiviral drug more available against COVID...

When administered within five days of symptoms appearing, the drug has been proven to bring about a 90% reduction in hospitalizations and deaths among patients most likely to get severe disease....

 2022-05-26 11:22 

The Boston Globe

'This one is different': Tech companies brace for impact amid market plunge...

Some of the region's biggest startups are cutting jobs and reducing spending. With inflation raging, interest rates rising, and supply shortages still unresolved, it's a hard time to navigate even for the most successful companies....

 2022-05-26 11:22 

Boston Herald

Chicago Bears Q&A: Where is the roster most deficient? What is the ceiling and floor for Matt Eberflus' defense?...

The Chicago Bears are in Week 2 of organized team activities, and as with any team in the early stages of a rebuild, questions abound at many positions. Is Larry Borom a starting-caliber player, especially at left tackle? Can Teven Jenkins be a good fit f...

 2022-05-26 11:21 

WGGB

[ Springfield ]

As Ukraine war grinds, world pushes for way to get grain out...

Ukraine is one of the world's largest exporters of wheat, corn and sunflower oil, but the war, including a Russian blockade of its ports, has prevented most of those products from leaving the country, endangering the world food supply....

 2022-05-26 11:20 

Boston 25 News

As Ukraine war grinds, world pushes for way to get grain out...

Russia is pressing for the West to lift sanctions imposed because of its war in Ukraine, claiming that the punitive measures are preventing millions of tons of grain and other agricultural products from leaving Ukrainian ports...

 2022-05-26 11:15 

Boston 25 News

Paris: Ex-leader of Louvre charged with money laundering...

The former president of the Louvre museum has received preliminary charges for alleged antiquities trafficking during his tenure as head of the famous Paris museum...

 2022-05-26 11:15 

Boston 25 News

Firefighters rescue 'Cinder' the elk calf from fire's ashes...

Firefighters have rescued an abandoned newborn elk calf from the ashes of the nation's largest wildfire as calving season approaches its peak in early June and fires rage across the American Southwest...

 2022-05-26 11:15 

The Boston Globe

Massachusetts House poised to outlaw 'revenge porn,' following 48 other states...

The bill's emergence comes after months of pressure from Governor Charlie Baker and survivors, who've argued that Massachusetts laws had fallen woefully behind in protecting people whose ex-partners post sexually explicit images or videos online w...

 2022-05-26 11:15 

The Boston Globe

How Uvalde's elected officials have voted on gun laws...

Texas has some of the loosest gun laws in the nation. Uvalde, though, has elected politicians with a mix of views on the issue....

 2022-05-26 11:07 

WHDH

Senate to take key vote on domestic terrorism prevention bill after mass shootings...

(CNN) — The Senate will take a key vote on Thursday in an attempt to advance a bill designed to combat domestic terrorism. The vote......

 2022-05-26 11:07 

WGGB

[ Springfield ]

Housekeepers struggle as US hotels ditch daily room cleaning...

Industry insiders say the move away from daily cleaning, which gained traction during the pandemic, is driven by customer preferences. But others say it has more to do with profit....

 2022-05-26 11:05 

Boston 25 News

Davos: Germany seeks 'multipolar' world amid climate protest...

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz expressed hopes for global cooperation on climate change, hunger and war as dozens of climate activists demonstrated in the Swiss town of Davos...

 2022-05-26 11:02 

WHDH

States divided on gun controls, even as mass shootings rise...

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee was quick to react to this week's carnage at a Texas elementary school, sending a tweet listing......

 2022-05-26 11:02 

Boston.com

Onlookers urged police to charge into Texas school...

The rampage that killed 19 children and two children lasted more than 40 minutes. The post Onlookers urged police to charge into Texas school appeared first on Boston.com ....

 2022-05-26 11:00 

The Boston Globe

Social Studies: Female lawmakers' burden; the voice in your head; change yourself or change your job?...

Surprising insights from the social sciences....

 2022-05-26 10:59 

WCVB

Several Massachusetts beaches opening this weekend for summer season...

Several inland and ocean beaches throughout the Massachusetts state parks system are set to open as the state continues to search for lifeguards....

 2022-05-26 10:55 

WHDH

'Horrifying' conspiracy theories swirl around Texas shooting...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — By now it's as predictable as the calls for thoughts and prayers: A mass shooting leaves many dead, and wild conspiracy......

 2022-05-26 10:55 

WCVB

'I've got to dig deep': Texas school shooting tests Newtown parents...

In the decade since 20 children and six educators were killed at Sandy Hook Elementary, some of their loved ones who channeled grief into advocacy have claimed success, gradually, in areas including gun safety, attitudes around gun violence, and mental he...

 2022-05-26 10:42 

Boston 25 News

Community to gather at prayer vigil for beloved Medford woman who was found dead outside her home...

MEDFORD, Mass. — Friends, family, and community members will gather Thursday night at a prayer vigil for a Medford woman who was found dead outside of her home earlier this week....

 2022-05-26 10:40 

Boston 25 News

AP Interview: Olympic champ Jacobs wants to win 'everything'...

Marcell Jacobs already won another gold medal at the world indoors...

 2022-05-26 10:40 

Boston 25 News

Albania offers ex-Soviet built naval base to NATO...

The office of Albania's prime minister says the country has offered to NATO a naval base in an effort to highlight the tiny country's value in the alliance "in these difficult times....

 2022-05-26 10:35 

Boston 25 News

Minneapolis renames intersection to honor George Floyd...

The intersection where George Floyd died at the hands of Minneapolis police officers was renamed in his honor, among a series of events to remember a man whose killing forced America to confront racial injustice...

 2022-05-26 10:32 

Boston 25 News

Nearly 6 years later, man indicted in mother’s death at sea...

The circumstantial evidence against Nathan Carman had been lying in plain sight for years before his surprising indictment and arrest this month on allegations he killed his mother at sea off New England in a plot to inherit millions of dollars....

 2022-05-26 10:31 

WHDH

'Precious individuals' taken in Texas school shooting...

UVALDE, Texas (AP) — One student was an avid runner, so fast she swept the races at field day. Another was learning football plays from......

 2022-05-26 10:30 

Boston 25 News

Davos updates | Scholz says war shows need for climate goals...

Chancellor Olaf Scholz says Germany must pursue its climate goals even more resolutely because of Russia's war in Ukraine...

 2022-05-26 10:30 

Gloucester Times

[ MA ]

185 flags flap for lost veterans: Cape Ann commemorating Memorial Day...

He was born on the fifth of July, but it might as well have been the Fourth....

 2022-05-26 10:26 

WGGB

[ Springfield ]

States divided on gun controls, even as mass shootings rise...

Aside from several Democratic-controlled states, the majority have taken no action on gun control in recent years or have moved aggressively to expand gun rights....

 2022-05-26 10:24 

Boston Herald

ASK IRA: Is Jimmy Butler running on fumes at finish again?...

Q: Ira, Jimmy Butler went into last year' s playoff saying he was" stupidly locked in" and then was awful aginst the Bucks. What about Jimmy Butler against the Hawks in the first round? Jimmy Butler has shown he is up to plenty this postseason...

 2022-05-26 10:23 

WHDH

Summery Weekend Ahead...

As humidity levels stayed low yesterday, temps took a step up with highs running in mid to upper 60s coast, 70s inland. No doubt, it's......

 2022-05-26 10:22 

The Boston Globe

Following in the footsteps of his mentor, Tom Graham, Steve Perakslis earns his 300th win as Abington baseball coach...

Perakslis, who replaced Graham in 2002 and won a Division 3 state title in 2009, reached the milestone with a 5-0 South Shore win over Norwell....

 2022-05-26 10:20 

Boston 25 News

US aims to leverage Russia-Ukraine bloc against China...

U.S. officials say the Biden administration is aiming to lead the international bloc opposed to Russia's invasion of Ukraine into a broader coalition to counter what it sees as a more serious, long-term threat to global order from China...

 2022-05-26 10:19 

WCVB

Ceremony to be held as flag garden honors 37,000 fallen heroes on Boston Common...

Volunteers placed more than 37,000 flags on the grass Wednesday ahead of Memorial Day to honor fallen heroes from Massachusetts from the American Revolution to today....

 2022-05-26 10:16 

The Boston Globe

US moves to make antiviral drug more available against COVID...

The White House on Thursday announced more steps to make the antiviral treatment Paxlovid more accessible across the US as it projects COVID-19 infections will continue to spread over the summer travel season....

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