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Boston suburbs gas pipeline accident biggest since 2010

ANDOVER, Mass. (Reuters) - Some 8,000 people in Boston’s suburbs had little hope of returning home soon as investigators scrambled on Friday to...

After upset win, Massachusetts Democrat comes out swinging at Trump

BOSTON (Reuters) - Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley on Tuesday scored a massive victory over a 10-term incumbent to win the Democratic nomination...

U.S. man charged in ‘enemy of the people’ threats to Boston...

BOSTON (Reuters) - Federal authorities have charged a California man with threatening to kill Boston Globe employees for the newspaper’s role leading this...

U.S. argues Harvard admissions policies harm Asian-Americans

BOSTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department on Thursday backed a lawsuit accusing Harvard University of discriminating against Asian-American applicants, throwing its support...

Missouri opens investigation of clergy sex abuse in St. Louis

(Reuters) - Missouri is launching a probe of potential sexual abuse in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of St. Louis, the state attorney general...

U.S. clergy sex abuse revelation fuels push to reform assault laws

BOSTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - The latest revelation of widespread child sexual abuse by Roman Catholic clergy has given impetus to efforts by legislators,...

U.S. states make last-minute legal bid to halt 3-D online guns

(Reuters) - Several U.S. states said on Monday that they would jointly sue the Trump administration in a last-ditch effort to block the...

U.S. to narrow opioid bribe case against Insys founder, others

BOSTON (Reuters) - U.S. prosecutors on Tuesday said they will narrow a case against several former Insys Therapeutics Inc executives accused of bribing...

Four states sue U.S. to void cap on state and local...

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Four U.S. states sued the federal government on Tuesday to void the new $10,000 cap on the federal deduction...

Massachusetts police officer, bystander shot dead with officer’s pistol

BOSTON (Reuters) - Officials on Monday prepared to charge a hospitalized Massachusetts man accused of killing a Boston-area police officer and a bystander...

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