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Elizabeth Warren; “Now sure, the lobbyists for Wall Street say the sky will fall if they can’t use deposits in checking accounts to fund their high-risk activities,” the Massachusetts senator said. “But they said that in the 1930’s, too.” boston.com
Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren continued her crusade against the ``Goliath’’ banks of Wall Street on Tuesday, saying not enough has been done to protect the middle class in the wake of the 2008 recession. In a speech to the Americans for Financial
A Massachusetts high school senior lost her volleyball team captaincy and was suspended for five games for what she says was an effort to help a drunken friend. boston.com
NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts high school senior lost her volleyball team captaincy and was suspended for five games for what she says was an effort to help a drunken friend.
A prisoner being guarded by two Middlesex County deputy sheriffs at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary tried to grab a gun from one of the deputies. The gun went off during the desperate struggle, injuring the deputy, but the prisoner was then shot b
Death of Tamerlan Tsarnaev friend will not be investigated by state of Fla., official says - Boston.com boston.com
Florida’s law enforcement commissioner has refused to investigate the fatal shooting of a Chechen man in Orlando by a Boston FBI agent, days after the top prosecutor in Massachusetts also declined to look into the case.In a letter to the American Civil Li
Reviving a contentious issue from US Representative John F. Tierney’s bruising 2012 reelection battle, the House Ethics Committee on Friday said it is considering opening an ethics investigation into the nine-term Salem Democrat. The committee received an
FBI bars Florida from releasing autopsy report in shooting of Todashev, friend of Marathon bombing suspect - Boston.com boston.com
A Florida medical examiner’s office said Tuesday that the FBI has ordered the office not to release its autopsy report of a Chechen man fatally shot by a Boston FBI agent in May because of the federal agency’s active internal investigation into his death.
Teresa Heinz Kerry taken to Nantucket hospital with unspecified medical condition - Boston.com boston.com
Teresa Heinz Kerry, leading philanthropist and wife of US Secretary of State John F. Kerry, was at Massachusetts General Hospital tonight after being rushed this afternoon to Nantucket Cottage Hospital, where a hospital spokesman had said she was in crit
Whether it was the stifling heat or tightened security, fewer people than usual appeared to be flocking to the Esplanade today in anticipation of the Fourth of July concert and fireworks tonight. “It really is hot and oppressive, and that doesn’t make it
The obligation in the new health care law is a Republican idea that has been around at least two decades. It was once trumpeted as an alternative to Bill and Hillary Rodham Clinton’s failed health care overhaul in the 1990s. These days, Republic
Will he be the next Scott Brown? Gabriel E. Gomez, a 47-year-old son of immigrants who became a Navy pilot and SEAL before becoming a private equity investor, won the Republican nomination tonight for the US Senate special election to replace John F. Kerr
Authorities search for 3rd man in slaying of associate of former Patriots player Aaron Hernandez - Boston.com boston.com
Authorities are searching for a third suspect in connection to the slaying of 27-year-old Odin L. Lloyd, calling Ernest Wallace, 41, “armed and dangerous.” In a statement, the Bristol District Attorney’s Office said that Wallace is wanted on a charge of a
Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez executed his acquaintance Odin L. Lloyd because Hernandez was upset that Lloyd had spoken at a Boston nightclub on June 14 with people Hernandez “had troubles with,” a prosecutor alleged today. In a drama
Video images appear to show Aaron Hernandez with Dorchester man later found dead - Boston.com boston.com
Video images taken early Monday morning appear to show New England Patriots tight-end Aaron Hernandez together on Fayston Street in Boston with a Dorchester man whose bullet-ridden body was discovered later that day in a North Attleborough industrial park
Police have asked for the public’s help in identifying three women who allegedly threw bleach in the face of a man on an MBTA bus and then robbed him, MBTA Transit Police said today. The incident occured on a Route 28 bus on Blue Hill Avenue around 2 a.m.
The sun is shining on massive abuses, and some are blaming the light - On Liberty blog - Boston.com boston.com
Now, the Obama White House and their supporters in Congress want to focus the media's attention on Edward Snowden, suggesting that he is a traitor and threatening to prosecute him under the Espionage Act. Such a prosecution is highly unadvisable and would
As the donut-eating public already knows, this is National Donut Day, and as a public service of sorts, Business Updates is reprising a post that advanced this red-letter day. That post noted that Dunkin’ Donuts, the Canton-based coffee-and-baked-goods ch
Paul Cellucci, former governor and US ambassador to Canada, dies at 65 from ALS - Boston.com boston.com
Argeo Paul Cellucci, a Hudson native who rose from a small-town selectman to become governor of Massachusetts and later US ambassador to Canada, died at home this afternoon after a five-year battle with Lou Gehrig’s disease. He was 65. Mr. Cellucci, who s
Fed study: Recent college graduates leave New England at higher rates than other parts of US - Boston.com boston.com
New England ranks lowest of any US region for retaining college students after graduation, according to a new study by the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. And one reason why may be the availability of jobs, suggested a policy brief prepared by the bank’s
Kevin Clash's accuser wants to undo a $125,000 settlement to recant his claim, reports TMZ.com.Clash, the puppeteer behind the beloved children's character Elmo, paid his accuser, Sheldon Stephens, $125,000 to recant a claim that the pair had a sexual rel
Honey, it’s cold outside. Just kidding. It’s gonna be yucky, muggy and hot for next four days - Boston.com boston.com
It was a scorcher out there, but not quite as bad as it could have been. As of 5 p.m., Boston Logan reported 88 degrees — the daytime high — falling just two degrees short of the 90-degree mark needed to kick off an official heat wave classification. A he