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REVERE, Mass. (AP) — Two Boston-area residents say they’ve set the world record for travelling to every stop on the city’s subway system in about 7 1/2 hours. The Boston Globe reports Dominic DiLuzio and Alex Cox accomplished the feat on Friday in 7 hours, 29 minutes and 46 seconds. The men hope...
BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — In a break with tradition, President Donald Trump and the first lady have decided not to participate in events honoring recipients of this year’s Kennedy Center Honors arts awards to “allow the honorees to celebrate without any political distraction,” the White House...
EPPING, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire woman who became stuck in a swimming pool after the ladder broke turned to Facebook to ask for help getting out. Sixty-one-year-old Leslie Kahn was swimming in her pool Aug. 11 when the ladder broke, leaving her stranded. She said she didn’t have the strength...
NEW YORK (AP) — Sporting goods retailers can’t shake their losing streak. Shares of stores that mostly sell sneakers and sporting gear plummeted Friday after Foot Locker and smaller rival Hibbett Sports reported a drop in sales in the latest quarter. Both also offered gloomy outlooks for the...
SEABROOK, N.H. (AP) — Officials are investigating what caused an early morning fire that heavily damaged a popular New England seafood restaurant. Firefighters got a call shortly before 3 a.m. about the fire at Brown’s Lobster Pound in Seabrook, New Hampshire. Seabrook firefighter Barry...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jerry Lewis, whose career as producer-director-writer and movie star peaked in the 1960s, may be best remembered by younger generations for the muscular dystrophy telethons he conducted every Labor Day weekend. While he had done earlier fundraising specials, Lewis appeared in...
PHOENIX (AP) — The daughter of U.S. Sen. John McCain of Arizona says the 80-year-old lawmaker has completed the first round of radiation and chemotherapy as he battles an aggressive form of brain cancer. Meghan McCain also tweeted Friday afternoon that her father’s “resilience & strength is...
BOSTON (AP) — The first African-American woman to serve on Massachusetts’ highest court is retiring. Supreme Judicial Court Justice Geraldine Hines served her last day on the seven-member body on Friday. She’s been a judge in Massachusetts for 16 years, three of which were on the Supreme...
BOSTON (AP) — An animal welfare group based in Boston is helping provide medical treatment to dogs near the site of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster. The international group Four Paws says it has sent a veterinarian to join a team of others who are neutering and vaccinating dogs in Ukraine....
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California is tightening the strictest rules in the nation on a pesticide that is popular with farmers over new health concerns, officials said Friday. Farmers use chlorpyrifos to kill pests that attack a wide variety of crops like grapes, almonds and cotton grown in...

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