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BOSTON (AP) — Postal workers and supporters have scheduled a rally in front of Boston’s main downtown post office to protest job cutbacks that have led to long lines and delivery delays around New England. Scott Hoffman is president of the American Postal Workers Union’s Boston chapter. He says...
BRENTWOOD, N.H. (AP) — An 18-year-old man heading to a drag racing event in New Hampshire was charged with negligent homicide in the Interstate 95 death of an off-duty Massachusetts police officer on a motorcycle, police said Tuesday. Michael Ricci, of Burlington, Massachusetts, collided with...
WASHINGTON (AP) — As congressional investigations into Russian interference in the 2016 elections wear on in the Capitol, some lawmakers are starting to wonder when — and how — the probes will end. After months of clandestine interviews and a few public, partisan committee clashes, some...
HONOLULU (AP) — Just hours before President Donald Trump’s latest travel ban was to take full effect, a federal judge in Hawaii blocked the revised order, saying the policy has the same problems as a previous version. The revised order “suffers from precisely the same maladies as its predecessor...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan Senate deal to curb the growth of health insurance premiums is reeling after President Donald Trump reversed course and opposed the agreement and top congressional Republicans and conservatives gave it a frosty reception. Sens. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., and Patty...
MANSFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man is facing multiple charges after police say he fired a gun toward the ceiling of his home and narrowly missed a 15-year-old girl sleeping in the apartment above. Officers say they were called to the scene Monday night in Mansfield after the teenager’s...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The pilot in the deadliest hot air balloon crash in U.S. history was likely impaired by opioids and sedatives when he ignored weather warnings and flew the ride into a power line, investigators said Tuesday. Besides Valium and oxycodone, there was a high enough dosage of the...
MIAMI (AP) — President Donald Trump told the widow of a soldier killed in an ambush in Niger that her husband “knew what he signed up for,” according to a Florida congresswoman who says she heard part of the conversation on speakerphone. Rep. Frederica Wilson said she was in the car with Myeshia...
LEOMINSTER, Mass. (AP) — Authorities have identified the man who was found dead after barricading himself inside a Massachusetts house and setting it on fire. The Worcester District Attorney’s office says the police found 33-year-old Sean Hill dead inside a Leominster home after a standoff...
NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (AP) — The trial of a 70-year-old school bus driver charged in the death of a 9-year-old Massachusetts girl who became trapped in the bus door is set for next year. Authorities say the jury trial of Tendzin Parsons, of Hawley, will begin Feb. 26. in Northampton District Court...

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