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NiSource lapses led to deadly Massachusetts blast: federal agency

(Reuters) - The National Transportation Safety Board said on Thursday that utility company NiSource Inc failed to adequately draft and oversee natural gas...

Harvard defends admission policy as Asian-American bias trial ends

BOSTON (Reuters) - Harvard University defended its admissions policies on Friday against a group accusing it of discriminating against Asian-American applicants in the...

Harvard to defend practices as Asian-American bias trial ends

FILE PHOTO: A seal hangs over a building at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S., November 16, 2012. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi//File PhotoBOSTON...

Harvard discriminates against Asian-Americans, lawyer says at trial

BOSTON (Reuters) - Harvard University discriminates against Asian-American applicants in order to illegally limit how many it admits, a lawyer for a group...

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,...

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