- Museum directors decry feared cuts to national arts agencies
February 25, 20179:50 AM ET
BOSTON (AP) — The heads of five Boston arts museums are pushing back against feared Trump administration cuts to the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities.
- Jeep buried in sand dune for 40 years is finally unearthed
February 24, 20179:28 PM ET
TRURO, Mass. (AP) — A Jeep buried in sand in Massachusetts 40 years ago has finally been dug out.
- Temperature records fall as Northeast gets a taste of spring
February 24, 20172:30 PM ET
BOSTON (AP) — Temperature records are falling in the Northeast as spring-like warmth has descended on the region.
- Obama science adviser rejoins climate-change think tank
February 24, 201711:01 AM ET
FALMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — President Barack Obama's top science adviser has rejoined the climate science organization he led before his White House service.
- UMass-Amherst's Old Chapel reopens after $21M renovation
February 24, 201710:41 AM ET
AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — An iconic building on the University of Massachusetts Amherst campus has opened for the first time in almost two decades.
- Oprah Winfrey slated to address graduates at 2 colleges
February 23, 20178:23 PM ET
NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (AP) — Oprah Winfrey has agreed to give commencement speeches at colleges in Massachusetts and New York.
- Owner of company in fatal trench collapse pleads not guilty
February 23, 20175:06 PM ET
BOSTON (AP) — The owner of a Boston company facing manslaughter charges stemming from the deaths of two employees in a trench collapse has pleaded not guilty and been released.
- Correction: TJX-Expansion story
February 23, 20174:02 PM ET
FRAMINGHAM, Mass. (AP) — In a story Feb. 22 about the expansion plans of the company that owns T.J. Maxx and Marshalls, The Associated Press reported erroneously that TJX Cos. plans to open the first two of its new home stores later this year. It plans to open four this fiscal year.
- Report: Structural problems, flooding caused fatal sinking
February 23, 20172:49 PM ET
GLOUCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A National Transportation Safety Board report on the deadly sinking of a Massachusetts fishing vessel says it likely was caused by structural failure of the boat's wooden hull and flooding.
- Police have DNA profile of killer of runner in Massachusetts
February 23, 20171:14 PM ET
PRINCETON, Mass. (AP) — Authorities investigating the death of a New York City woman killed while out running near her mother's Massachusetts home last summer now have a DNA profile of the suspect, a district attorney said Thursday.
- Rihanna is named Harvard University Humanitarian of the Year
February 23, 20171:09 PM ET
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Rihanna has been named the 2017 Harvard University Humanitarian of the Year.
- Professor has taken a selfie every day for the past 30 years
February 23, 20179:27 AM ET
BOSTON (AP) — Long before they were called selfies, Karl Baden snapped a simple black and white photo of himself. Then he repeated it every day for the next three decades.
- Security breach at Kennedy Airport unnerves some travelers
February 22, 20175:23 PM ET
BOSTON (AP) — A breach that allowed 11 people to walk through an unattended security checkpoint lane at one of the nation's busiest airports has some travelers scratching their heads about how this could happen even with the enhanced security measures put in place after the Sept. 11 terror attacks.
- Officials: 4 ex-workers at boarding school molested students
February 22, 20171:17 AM ET
MILTON, Mass. (AP) — A prestigious boarding and day school near Boston says four former workers engaged in sexual misconduct with several students decades ago.
- Sword breaks off Civil War memorial; vandalism suspected
February 21, 20175:04 PM ET
BOSTON (AP) — A sword has broken off again from a memorial depicting the famed 54th Massachusetts Civil War regiment, featured in the Denzel Washington movie "Glory."