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In an online video, Obama calls on Democrats to unify behind his former secretary of state’s bid and “build on the progress” of his eight years in the White House.
President Barack Obama has endorsed Hillary Clinton to succeed him as president.
Sanders said he will do everything in his power to make sure Donald Trump does not become the next president.
Thousands of children are treated annually for sticking stuff they’re not supposed to into their mouths, noses and ears. And at Boston Children’s Hospital, these items are now on display.
The bill approved Wednesday would require utilities to solicit long-term contracts for importing an additional 1,200 megawatts each of Canadian hydroelectricity and offshore wind.
State police are investigating a pair of apparent assaults in a Boston park, including one that led to the death of an 83-year-old man.
Police say the trooper had just gotten out of his cruiser after stopping a car when a motorcycle being operated by Danilo DiRoche hit the trooper and then struck a car.
The multi-alarm fire started at about 4:30 a.m. Monday at a multi-story building on Wilson Street.
Police say 33-year-old Ronnie Headley was killed at around 11:15 p.m. Saturday, just a block from his family’s home in Dorchester.
Authorities say 25-year-old Marco Cruz was hit by a vehicle on Washington Avenue at about 10:15 p.m. Saturday.
Danilo Diroche, 26, of Lynn, was charged with operating under the influence of alcohol.
Authorities determined they cannot proceed with criminal charges for various reasons, including the statute of limitations.
The move aims to save the public transit agency about $25 million.
The Worcester Board of Health has unanimously voted to increase the minimum age for purchasing tobacco products in the city from 18 to 21.
The moose stuck to the sidewalk in Watertown but ran down the middle of a Belmont street.
Much of the speech was similar to his typical campaign remarks, but it was delivered it a much more sober, restrained manner.
The hush-money case centered on accusations that Hastert sexually abused at least four students when he was a wrestling coach.
The singer, songwriter and instrumentalist was widely acclaimed as one of the most inventive musicians of his era.
The decision to place Tubman’s portrait on the $20 likely means the Treasury secretary will keep Alexander Hamilton on the $10 bill.
Lemi Berhanu Hayle won the men’s race with a time of 2:12:45 and Atsede Baysa won the women’s race in 2:29:19.
The suspect, Mohamed Abrini, is believed to be the mysterious “man in the hat” who escaped the double bombing at the Zaventem airport in Belgium.
Country music icon Merle Haggard died today, his 79th birthday.
A move to raise the minimum age for purchasing cigarettes and other tobacco products across Massachusetts is gathering steam on Beacon Hill.
The evening turned out to be a platform not just for racial representation in the movies, led by host Chris Rock’s incisive insight and parody, but a wide array of causes, from global warming and bank reform to sexual abuse in church and on campus.
RR Auction of Boston announced that the 45-box archive sold Thursday to a bidder from the U.S. who wishes to remain anonymous.
The Boston Symphony Orchestra won for best orchestral performance; it also has a partial claim to the Grammy for best opera recording, which involved former conductor Seiji Ozawa.
Swift’s official switch from country to pop with her multi-hit, best-selling “1989” album brought the singer her second Grammy Award win for album of the year.
The collegiate theatrical organization says it selected the 34-year-old Gordon-Levitt as its 2016 honoree because he’s a “talented actor” and “visionary entrepreneur.”
The strong showing for “The Revenant,” including a best actor nod for Leonardo DiCaprio, follows its win at the Golden Globes. Seven other films were nominated for best picture, including “Spotlight.”
The House bill has significant differences from a bill filed by Republican Gov. Charlie Baker. It rejects a proposal in Baker’s bill that would have allowed doctors to involuntarily commit those suffering from overdoses to drug treatment facilities for up to three days.
The “Tonight Show” host and “Saturday Night Live” alum was honored Saturday by the Harvard Lampoon, the country’s oldest continuously published humor magazine.
U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch told a gathering of Massachusetts physicians Friday that by harnessing “the expertise, the passion and the conviction” of health care professionals, “I have no doubt that we can preserve opportunity, strengthen families and save lives.”
More U.S. college students are making a habit of using marijuana, which has supplanted cigarettes as the smoke-able substance of choice among undergraduates who light up regularly, a study released Tuesday found.
Tens of thousands of people have been removed from the state’s Medicaid program during the first phase of an eligibility review, according to figures from Gov. Charlie Baker’s administration obtained by The Associated Press.
The TV academy gave best actress nods to Taraji P. Henson for “Empire” and Viola Davis for “How to Get Away with Murder,” which sets up a possibility of a history-making win since an African-American actress has never won the top drama acting award.
After protesters decried the event as racist, The Museum of Fine Arts in Boston will now stop encouraging visitors to don traditional Japanese garments and pose in front of Monet’s “La Japonaise.”
Gunther Schuller — a leading proponent of the Third Stream movement fusing classical music and jazz died Sunday morning. He is a former head of the New England Conservatory and a Pulitzer-Prize winning composer.
The state Medicaid program squandered more than $500 million between 2009 and 2014 through unnecessary payments or missed savings opportunities in its managed care program, according to an audit released Tuesday.
Gov. Charlie Baker’s administration confirmed Thursday in a statement that it received a subpoena regarding the health connector’s difficulties dating to 2010 and says it’s fully cooperating with the Justice Department.
Maickel Melamed, 39, of Venezuela, was honored by Boston Mayor Marty Walsh.
The case before the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court involves Annie Dookhan, a drug lab chemist who was sentenced in 2013 to at least three years in prison after admitting she faked test results.
State officials say Kate Corbett, who worked in the same lab as Annie Dookhan, claimed she had a chemistry degree from Merrimack College, though investigators determined that her degree is in sociology.
A judge says she won’t impose a sentence of more than three to five years in prison if former state chemist Annie Dookhan pleads guilty in the drug lab crisis.
Annie Dookhan’s lawyer, meanwhile, will recommend a one-year prison sentence.
Quincy’s Jamell Spurill expressed his gratitude after he was rearrested for having a stolen handgun.
A convicted drug dealer in New Hampshire, who would have faced nearly 20 years in prison as a career offender, was sentenced to only three years.
More than 40,000 defendants may have been affected by Annie Dookhan’s mishandling of drug samples, a reviewer found.
In the statements, Annie Dookhan allegedly admitted wrongdoing. Her attorney filed a motion claiming she never got a Miranda warning.
The former state chemist sent ripples through Massachusetts’ criminal justice system after allegedly tampering with evidence in drug cases.
Annie Dookhan is challenging charges connected to claims she made in court that she had a master’s degree.