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 2022-01-25 17:25 

Boston 25 News

South Africa's response to pandemic hit by corrupt contracts...

A South African government report has revealed that more than 60% of contracts to help the government combat the COVID-19 pandemic have been irregular...

 2022-01-25 17:24 

WGGB

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No injuries reported in Whately crash...

WHATELY, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Emergency crews were called to Haydenville Road in Whately Tuesday morning for a rollover crash....

 2022-01-25 17:23 

Christian Science Monitor

'New views of the universe' soon: Webb telescope reaches space...

On Monday, the James Webb Space Telescope landed at its destination 1 million miles from Earth. It will be another three months before the most powerful space telescope in the world, which can peer back in time to early galaxy formation, will be fully ope...

 2022-01-25 17:20 

Christian Science Monitor

Supreme Court to hear challenge to race-based college admissions...

The U.S. Supreme Court has repeatedly upheld race-conscious admissions since the 1970s. Now, it takes up a challenge to two lawsuits alleging Harvard University and the University of North Carolina intentionally discriminated against Asian American applic...

 2022-01-25 17:19 

WGGB

[ Springfield ]

Greenfield firefighters respond to fire on South Shelburne Road...

GREENFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Firefighters were busy putting out a fire Monday night in Greenfield....

 2022-01-25 17:17 

WCVB

Driver describes concrete smashing through windshield...

A driver escaped serious injury Tuesday when a piece of concrete fell from an Interstate 93 overpass in Somerville smashing his windshield....

 2022-01-25 17:16 

CBS Boston

Tracking Potential For Significant Coastal Snowstorm Late Friday Into Saturday...

This storm is likely to be a beast. It has all the markings of a major coastal storm with lots of energy, wind and precipitation....

 2022-01-25 17:16 

WCVB

Boston Public Schools parents push DESE for remote option, more COVID-19 testing...

"We should be doing all that we can now to continue to protect our kids." Boston Public Schools parents are asking the district to do more to protect students and staff against COVID-19....

 2022-01-25 17:16 

WGGB

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Crews battle kitchen fire in Easthampton...

EASTHAMPTON, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Crews were called to a kitchen fire on Gaugh Street in Easthampton on Tuesday....

 2022-01-25 17:15 

WCVB

Parents push DESE for remote learning option...

A small caravan of Boston Public Schools parents and their supporters circled around the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education's headquarters in Malden on Tuesday, calling for better COVID-19 protections....

 2022-01-25 17:10 

Boston 25 News

IRS says Child Tax Credit letter 6419 may not be accurate...

IRS says Child Tax Credit information on letter 6419 may have been miscalculated....

 2022-01-25 17:10 

The Boston Globe

Video: Raccoon hitches a ride on a truck in New Hampshire...

Motorists driving on a highway got a glimpse of something you don't see every day: a raccoon hitching a ride on the back of a truck....

 2022-01-25 17:10 

Boston 25 News

Avenatti asks to represent himself against Stormy Daniels...

Michael Avenatti has tried to interrupt his trial over whether he stole money from porn star Stormy Daniels to ask to represent himself...

 2022-01-25 17:09 

Boston 25 News

Gov. Baker delivering his final State of the Commonwealth address Tuesday night...

Governor Charlie Baker is expected to deliver his final State of the Commonwealth address Tuesday night....

 2022-01-25 17:07 

Boston.com

Neil Young threatens to delete Spotify catalog over Joe Rogan vaccine misinformation...

"I want all my music off their platform. They can have Rogan or Young. Not both." The post Neil Young threatens to delete Spotify catalog over Joe Rogan vaccine misinformation appeared first on Boston.com ....

 2022-01-25 17:07 

WCVB

Flames damage Cambridge triple-decker...

Flames caused heavy damage to the upper floor of a Cambridge triple-decker on Tuesday before firefighters got the situation under control....

 2022-01-25 17:04 

WCVB

'It was execution-style': Cousin of victim describes scene of 6 homicides in Wisconsin...

The bodies of five men and a woman were found Sunday afternoon at a home in Milwaukee....

 2022-01-25 17:02 

The Boston Globe

Amy Schneider beats Matt Amodio's streak on 'Jeopardy!'...

The current "Jeopardy!" phenom, Amy Schneider, surpassed Matt Amodio's 38-game streak on Monday's episode, making her the contestant with the second-highest number of consecutive wins in the show's history....

 2022-01-25 17:01 

WCVB

Concrete falls from I-93 overpass, smashes SUV's windshield...

"It came right down, missed me luckily just banged my hand, because it was on my steering wheel, but it went flying through the car and landed in the backseat."...

 2022-01-25 17:00 

Boston 25 News

EU seeks to streamline cross-border travel during pandemic...

The European Union is seeking to streamline the sometimes chaotic travel between its member states during pandemic times by relying more clearly on a person's vaccine or infection status rather than where a traveler came from...

 2022-01-25 17:00 

The Boston Globe

Until you can sit on a sunny sidewalk, you can sip on one...

Try this...

 2022-01-25 17:00 

The Boston Globe

Former English lit major Ryan Poutre is the chef at Nash Bar, a barbecue joint banking on the return of fun...

What does a Boston restaurant have in common with 'Beowulf'? Let Poutre tell you....

 2022-01-25 17:00 

The Boston Globe

May I have a word: Another way to say 'trump'...

The five-letter word has become a four-letter one for many who have vowed never again to utter the 45th president's name....

 2022-01-25 17:00 

MIT Technology Review

Five risks of moving your database to the cloud...

Companies must understand and mitigate database service provider weaknesses as part of their cloud migration strategy....

 2022-01-25 16:58 

WCVB

Artist creates drawing for Fiona's 5th birthday from Timothy the hippo, Fiona's biggest admirer...

Talk about love — Fiona the hippo received a special 5th birthday gift from a doting hippo who lives more than 1,100 miles away....

 2022-01-25 16:56 

WHDH

Grand jury indicts man accused of brutally murdering ex-wife, setting her Franklin home on fire...

A man accused of brutally murdering his ex-wife before setting her Franklin home on fire has been indicted on multiple charges. A Norfolk Grand Jury......

 2022-01-25 16:55 

Boston 25 News

China less worried about global criticism these Olympics...

The 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics open in just over a week...

 2022-01-25 16:53 

Boston.com

Stranded bottlenose dolphin dies after first responders tried rescue in Rye, N.H....

The adult female dolphin was located at the northern end of Wallis Sands on Jan. 19. The post Stranded bottlenose dolphin dies after first responders tried rescue in Rye, N.H. appeared first on Boston.com ....

 2022-01-25 16:52 

Christian Science Monitor

Georgia towns say census undercounted, threatening budgets...

Three small towns in Georgia are among the first to appeal their 2020 census counts, in which, they say, as many as two-thirds of their residents disappeared. Other cities, like Boston and Detroit, say they're going to challenge the census numbers as ...

 2022-01-25 16:50 

Boston 25 News

Winter welcome: Stranded drivers freed in Istanbul, Athens...

Rescue crews in Istanbul and Athens have dug through snow and ice to clear roads that came to a standstill after snowstorms hit much of Turkey and Greece...

 2022-01-25 16:50 

Boston 25 News

EXPLAINER: How Alaska's unique new election system works...

Alaska elections will be held for the first time this year under a voter-backed system that scraps party primaries and uses ranked choice voting in general elections...

 2022-01-25 16:45 

Boston 25 News

NY schools told to keep masks after judge overturns mandate...

The New York State Education Department is telling schools to continue to require masks despite a judge's ruling overturning the state's mask mandate...

 2022-01-25 16:45 

Boston 25 News

Ugandan officials rearrest writer after court gives him bail...

A prominent Ugandan author jailed for nearly a month was freed on bail but then was quickly rearrested by authorities...

 2022-01-25 16:40 

Boston 25 News

Author Nathan Harris earns Gaines Award for debut novel...

The debut work of Seattle author Nathan Harris has earned him the 2021 Ernest J...

 2022-01-25 16:40 

Advisor Perspectives

Occidental Petroleum's Wirth...

On April 12, 2019, Chevron (CVX) and its CEO, Mike Wirth, offered $33 billion dollars to buy the common shares of Anadarko Petroleum....

 2022-01-25 16:38 

WHDH

'Couldn't believe what I was reading': Woman finds email notifying her of $3M lottery prize in spam folder...

(WHDH) — A woman was left dumbstruck after she recently opened up the spam folder in her email account and found a message notifying her......

 2022-01-25 16:37 

The Boston Globe

One thing is clear: The 3-pointer is not a friend to local men's college basketball teams...

BC, UMass, Harvard, and Northeastern are all having problems defending opponents at the arc....

 2022-01-25 16:35 

Domain Investing

Beware of the "l"...

In 2018, I received an outbound sales email purportedly from the owner of a great one word .com domain name beginning with the letter I. The email was signed by this person, and throughout the email, the first letter was written as I and i. Even the retur...

 2022-01-25 16:35 

Boston 25 News

Frenchman gets 8 years in prison in Iran; denies spy charges...

A Frenchman detained in Iran and hunger striking to protest his treatment has been sentenced to eight years in prison on what his lawyer insists are trumped up espionage and propaganda charges...

 2022-01-25 16:35 

Boston 25 News

Confused by TikTok video, Florida woman drives to North Carolina looking for mountains...

Unfortunately, the mountains the woman was looking for...were in Switzerland....

 2022-01-25 16:34 

CBS Boston

Rhode Island Considers Bringing Back 'Happy Hour' Drink Specials...

There's a new push in the state to significantly revise the ban on discounted after-work drinks....

 2022-01-25 16:31 

Boston.com

Rob Ninkovich weighed in on former teammate Tom Brady's retirement decision...

The former Patriots linebacker says the physical grind of the NFL, including a hard-fought loss last Sunday, has taken mental and phsyical tolls on Brady. The post Rob Ninkovich weighed in on former teammate Tom Brady's retirement decision appeared fi...

 2022-01-25 16:31 

The Boston Globe

The EU's pandemic recovery bond sales may pick up in mid-2022...

The European Union may increase bond issuance to finance its recovery from the pandemic in the second half of this year....

 2022-01-25 16:30 

Boston.com

The worst of omicron has passed. Here's what Dr. Ashish Jha says is needed next....

"Hope is not a strategy." The post The worst of omicron has passed. Here's what Dr. Ashish Jha says is needed next. appeared first on Boston.com ....

 2022-01-25 16:30 

Boston 25 News

Ukraine leaders urge calm, saying invasion is not imminent...

Ukraine's leaders are seeking to reassure the nation that a feared invasion from neighboring Russia is not imminent...

 2022-01-25 16:29 

WCVB

Ukraine urges calm amid Russia tensions as NATO allies remain on alert...

NATO said it was bolstering its deterrence in the Baltic Sea region, and the U.S. ordered 8,500 troops on higher alert....

 2022-01-25 16:27 

The Boston Globe

Bridge linking East Boston and Chelsea goes up with vehicle on it; two workers fired...

Two employees working for a MassDOT contractor were fired after the Chelsea Street Bridge connecting Chelsea and East Boston started being raised Friday while a vehicle was on it, officials said Tuesday....

 2022-01-25 16:27 

WCVB

The SAT test will soon be all-digital...

In addition, the digital SAT will be shortened from three hours to two hours, with more time per question, will feature shorter reading passages, and will "reflect a wider range of topics that represent the works students read in college," the Col...

 2022-01-25 16:26 

Advisor Perspectives

ESG Is a Preference, Not a Strategy...

A portfolio's return is driven by its investment strategy—a set of decisions that governs allocation and timing of capital among the portfolio's positions....

 2022-01-25 16:25 

Boston 25 News

Stocks fall sharply as a bout of market volatility continues...

Stocks fell sharply on Wall Street Tuesday, continuing a volatile bout of trading that has sent markets swinging between steep losses and gains as investors gauge several threats...

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