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 2022-08-17 09:20 

Boston Herald

Amid 'solid' but unspectacular season, Cedric Mullins still making impact on Orioles...

Back in the leadoff spot Tuesday after sitting out Monday against a left-handed starting pitcher, Mullins got the Orioles going against Toronto Blue Jays ace Alek Manoah with a solo home run after Baltimore managed only one hit the first two times through...

 2022-08-17 09:00 

MIT Technology Review

Bright LEDs could spell the end of dark skies...

Outdoor LED lighting projects can save energy but they can also boost light pollution....

 2022-08-17 09:00 

Gloucester Times

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Essex Tech union files unfair practice complaint over stalled contract negotiations...

DANVERS — Teachers at Essex North Shore Agricultural & Technical School have filed an unfair practice charge with the Department of Labor as they enter the school year without a new contract....

 2022-08-17 08:52 

Gloucester Times

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Old Firehouse Trust named historic structure, renovation project delayed a year...

ROCKPORT — After much back and forth, the Old Firehouse Trust building on Dock Square has been certified a historic structure by the state. However, due to the delay, a project to renovate it will have to wait another year......

 2022-08-17 08:40 

Boston Herald

Howie Carr: Biden's superhero status tilts totally left...

They churn out hagiographies of Democrats when they're not busy making up crap about Republicans, like "nuclear secrets" at Mar-a-Lago, or See-BS News accusing Trump of lying about corrupt G-men stealing his passports in Palm Beach. (They did,...

 2022-08-17 08:37 

The Boston Globe

Crimea 'sabotage' highlights Russia's woes in Ukraine war...

A spate of fires and explosions has turned Russian-annexed Crimea from a secure base for the further invasion of Ukraine into the latest flashpoint highlighting Moscow's challenges ahead in a war that is nearing the half-year mark....

 2022-08-17 08:35 

Boston 25 News

Crimea 'sabotage' highlights Russia's woes in Ukraine war...

A spate of fires and explosions has turned Russian-annexed Crimea from a secure base for the further invasion of Ukraine into the latest flashpoint...

 2022-08-17 08:25 

Boston 25 News

German leader condemns Abbas' '50 Holocausts' remark...

Germany's chancellor says that he was "disgusted by the outrageous remarks" made by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Berlin a day earlier accusing Israel of committing "50 Holocausts" against Palestinians over the years...

 2022-08-17 08:25 

Boston 25 News

China cuts power to factories, homes as reservoirs fall...

Factories in China's southwest have shut down and a city imposed rolling blackouts after reservoirs to generate hydropower ran low in a worsening drought...

 2022-08-17 08:14 

WGGB

[ Springfield ]

Man dies after drawbridge raised while he was walking across...

Police said in a statement that there is no suspicion of a criminal act, but that the investigation continues....

 2022-08-17 08:10 

Boston 25 News

Scientists warn of dire effects as Mediterranean heats up...

Climate scientists are warning of dire consequences for the Mediterranean Sea's marine life as it burns up in a series of severe heat waves...

 2022-08-17 08:00 

CBS Boston

Wednesday's Child: 16-year-old Berniece...

Berniece is a kind, well-spoken young lady looking for her forever family....

 2022-08-17 08:00 

The Boston Globe

Afghan evacuees deserve a permanent home...

One year after the fall of Kabul to the Taliban and a chaotic US exit, those who aided the US await word of their ultimate fate....

 2022-08-17 08:00 

CBS Boston

Wednesday's Child: 16-year-old Berniece...

Berniece is a kind, well-spoken young lady, looking for her forever family....

 2022-08-17 08:00 

Gloucester Times

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MAC Manchester to close on Sept. 30, new organization may take over operations...

MANCHESTER — Manchester Athletic Club on Atwater Avenue is closing its doors on Sept. 30. However, the property's new owner, Cell Signaling Technologies, is scouting a new leadership to keep them open....

 2022-08-17 07:50 

Boston 25 News

Soaring food and energy costs drive UK inflation to 10.1%...

Britain's inflation rate rose to a new 40-year high of 10.1% in July, as rising food prices tightened a cost-of-living squeeze fueled by soaring energy prices...

 2022-08-17 07:50 

Boston 25 News

Asian shares rise on optimism about US, China economies...

Asian shares are mostly higher as regional markets looked to strong economic signs out of the U.S. and China as drivers of growth...

 2022-08-17 07:46 

The Boston Globe

Japan makes arrests on bribery suspicions in Tokyo Olympics...

Haruyuki Takahashi, a former executive at advertising company Dentsu, is suspected of receiving bribes from the former head of Aoki Holdings Inc. and two company employees, the prosecutors' office said....

 2022-08-17 07:45 

Boston 25 News

Japan makes arrests on bribery suspicions in Tokyo Olympics...

A former Tokyo Olympic organizing committee board member and three people from a clothing company that was a surprise sponsor of the 2020 Games were arrested on bribery suspicions Wednesday...

 2022-08-17 07:42 

WCVB

Scientists found a way to turn your body into a battery with your clothes...

The prototype fabric that came out of the research is set to generate 2.34 watts of electricity per square meter....

 2022-08-17 07:29 

Boston 25 News

Coronavirus: Seahawks QB Drew Lock tests positive for COVID-19...

Lock will miss the Seahawks' preseason game Thursday against the Chicago Bears....

 2022-08-17 07:05 

Boston 25 News

Murkowski advances in Alaska Senate race, Palin in House...

Alaska U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski and her Trump-endorsed Republican rival Kelly Tshibaka have advanced from Tuesday's primary...

 2022-08-17 07:00 

The Boston Globe

A recession would boost remote work...

If the economy cools, managers won't necessarily gain any leverage on employees who want the flexibility to work from home....

 2022-08-17 06:50 

Boston 25 News

Rangers seek momentum, new manager to contend again in '23...

The Texas Rangers are looking to build some momentum and find a new manager heading into 2023...

 2022-08-17 06:50 

Boston 25 News

Fast-warming, ailing Med Sea may be a sign of things to come...

Climate scientists are warning of dire consequences for the Mediterranean Sea's marine life as it burns up in a series of severe heat waves...

 2022-08-17 06:40 

Boston Herald

Trump foe Liz Cheney defeated in Wyoming GOP primary...

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney, Donald Trump's fiercest Republican adversary in Congress, was defeated in a GOP primary Tuesday, falling to a rival backed by the former president in a rout that reinforced his grip on the party'...

 2022-08-17 06:38 

The Conversation AU

Should we bring back the thylacine? We asked 5 experts...

Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery In a newly announced partnership with Texas biotech company Colossal Biosciences , Australian researchers are hoping their dream to bring back the extinct thylacine is a " giant leap " closer to fruition. Scientist...

 2022-08-17 06:38 

WCVB

Takeaways from primaries in Wyoming and Alaska...

Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney was ousted from her House seat by Trump-backed Harriet Hageman and voting is still wrapping up in Alaska. Here are six takeaways from Tuesday's contests....

 2022-08-17 06:32 

The Boston Globe

Ukrainians flee grim life in Russian-occupied Kherson...

Kherson, located north of the Crimean Peninsula that was annexed by Moscow in 2014, was the first city to fall after Russia's invasion on Feb. 24....

 2022-08-17 06:30 

The Boston Globe

Mass. state seal and motto could be due for a change...

Instead of a sword, why don't we have the arm hold a lyre or guitar? Let's have both a symbol of harmony and a reminder of what we erased....

 2022-08-17 06:25 

Boston 25 News

Ukrainians flee grim life in Russian-occupied Kherson...

Residents who have fled the Russian-occupied city of Kherson say conditions in the Black Sea port just north of the Crimean Peninsula have become increasingly grim...

 2022-08-17 06:20 

Boston 25 News

Texas to execute man for slaying of Dallas real estate agent...

A man who fatally stabbed a real estate agent inside a model home in suburban Dallas faces execution, more than 16 years after the slaying...

 2022-08-17 06:13 

WGGB

[ Springfield ]

Mischievous monkey calls 911, sending deputies to zoo...

Deputies deduced a Capuchin monkey had apparently picked up the zoo's cellphone, which was in a golf cart, and dialed 911....

 2022-08-17 06:05 

Boston 25 News

Peltola, Begich and Palin advance from US House primary...

Democrat Mary Peltola and Republicans Nick Begich and Sarah Palin have advanced from Tuesday's primary to the general election for Alaska's sole seat in the U.S. House...

 2022-08-17 06:00 

The Boston Globe

Secure funds for hybrid public meeting format — override Baker's veto...

We cannot go back to requiring that people be physically present to participate in their local government....

 2022-08-17 05:35 

Boston 25 News

Thailand's restive south hit by wave of arson and bombings...

Thailand's southernmost provinces, which for almost two decades have been the scene of an active Muslim separatist insurgency, have been hit overnight by a wave of arson and bombing attacks...

 2022-08-17 05:21 

The Conversation AU

Scott Morrison's veto of a gas-drilling plan off Sydney was strange but it should not be overturned...

Bianca Di Marchi/AAP Federal parliament has been rocked by extraordinary revelations that Scott Morrison secretly assumed control of numerous ministries, including the resources portfolio, in the last term of government. The then prime minister went furth...

 2022-08-17 05:20 

Boston 25 News

Chinese factories close as drought hurts hydropower...

Factories in China's southwest have shut down after reservoirs used to generate hydropower ran low in a worsening drought, adding to economic strains...

 2022-08-17 05:18 

Boston Herald

Yon Moncada comes through again in the 8th as the Chicago White Sox rally to beat the Houston Astros 4-3...

Yon Moncada stepped out of the box after time was called in the eighth inning against the Houston Astros. The Chicago White Sox third baseman had been in a similar situation before. The Sox pulled off an impressive comeback win against the reigning Americ...

 2022-08-17 05:10 

Boston 25 News

Prehistoric fish may spawn in Georgia: 1st time in 50 years...

Scientists and students embarking on a census of Georgia lake sturgeon have found three females with mature eggs — an indication that the prehistoric fish may be reproducing in Georgia for the first time in a half-century...

 2022-08-17 04:58 

Boston Herald

Lowry: Despite conflict of interest, Merrick Garland persists...

How can an attorney general make highly sensitive determinations that will quite probably affect the state of play of the next presidential election without realizing he has a profound conflict of interest?...

 2022-08-17 04:57 

Boston Herald

Nelsen: Help America's universities keep transforming the world...

What today's lawmakers don't seem to grasp is that the unintended consequences of meddling with Bayh-Dole will outweigh any wished-for benefits....

 2022-08-17 04:55 

Boston 25 News

Crawford's HR with 2 outs in 9th lifts Giants past D-backs...

Brandon Crawford hit a game-ending two-run homer off Ian Kennedy moments after Thairo Estrada's two-out triple, and the San Francisco Giants rallied past the Arizona Diamondbacks 2-1...

 2022-08-17 04:55 

Boston Herald

Struggling Yankees lose to Rays, consider calling up Estevan Florial to help jumpstart offense...

After a 3-1 loss to the Rays, their third straight defeat, the Yankees were in serious discussions about calling up prospect Estevan Florial and putting struggling closer Clay Holmes on the injured list. So there could be some things we decided to do but ...

 2022-08-17 04:55 

Boston 25 News

South Korean leader: Seoul won't seek own nuclear deterrent...

South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol says his government has no plans to pursue its own nuclear deterrent in the face of growing North Korean nuclear threats as he urged the North to return to dialogue aimed at exchanging denuclearization steps for econom...

 2022-08-17 04:47 

WGGB

[ Springfield ]

Court upholds decision to deny parentless teen abortion...

Florida law requires written consent from a parent or legal guardian before terminating a pregnancy of anyone under 18....

 2022-08-17 04:46 

Boston Herald

Moore: IRS locked & loaded to enforce Dem agenda...

Conservatives haven't (or shouldn't have forgotten) the outrageous weaponization of the tax collection agency during President Barack Obama's administration....

 2022-08-17 04:45 

Boston 25 News

EXPLAINER: Winners, losers in water cuts for Western states...

People in Arizona and Nevada won't face bans on watering their lawns or washing their cars despite water shortages on the Colorado River...

 2022-08-17 04:37 

Boston Herald

How Chicago Cubs lefty Justin Steele has kept hitters guessing by altering the movement on his fastball...

Three weeks later, Chicago Cubs left-hander Justin Steele laughs at how close he came to making history. The notable statistic highlighted the effectiveness of Steele' s four-seam fastball and his ability to suppress hitters from slugging against the ...

 2022-08-17 04:35 

Boston 25 News

Former Australia PM says secret powers were needed in crisis...

Scott Morrison says giving himself extra powers when he was Australia's prime minister was necessary during the coronavirus crisis as criticism rose the moves were deceptive and undemocratic...

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