18 hrs ago
2012 solar storm points up need for society to prepare
The coronal mass ejection, or CME, event was likely more powerful than the famous Carrington storm of 1859, when the sun blasted Earth's atmosphere hard enough twice to light up the sky from the North Pole to Central America and allowed New Englanders to read their newspapers at night by aurora light, said CU-Boulder Professor Daniel Baker.
22 hrs ago
US salutes air defense crew lost in '61
Fifty years ago this weekend, a NORAD radar platform collapsed and sank in a nor'easter more than 80 miles off the coast of New York, killing all 28 crew members aboard, most of them New Englanders stationed at Otis Air Force Base.
Scoop: Family Guy on Fox - Sunday, December 15, 2013
When Carter Pewterschmidt cancels the annual Quahog Christmas carnival, because he hates the holiday, Peter must transform his father-in-law from a Scrooge into a hometown hero in order to salvage the event.
The Daily Freeman-Journal
Savoring a good cup of coffee
Last Christmas I received a gift I use pretty much every day: one of those trendy, one-cup coffee makers that must have been just about the hottest Christmas present a year ago.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Power Shifts: U.S.-Israel Relations in a Dynamic Middle East
SECRETARY KERRY: Thank you. Thank you. Thank you, Tamara, for a very, very generous introduction, and thank you for the great work that you are now doing at the Saban Center at Brookings.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Holiday model train display built at South Station
Commuters rushing through South Station to catch their next train or bus home might want to slow down long enough to notice the annual holiday train display there.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Smashburger opening in Natick on Dec. 11
"Better burgers" will be on the menu in Natick when Smashburger opens its first Greater Boston location on Dec. 11. 'We are thrilled to launch our better burger concept in the Boston area.
Foster's Daily Democrat
Agreement ends threat of power plant lock out
Seabrook Station company spokesperson Alan Griffith announced Sunday that nuclear power plant owner NextEra Energy has reached an agreement in contract negotiations with Utility Workers Union of America Local 555.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Where Fracking Falls Short
Some Massachusetts residents pay sky-high prices for heat in the winter, thanks to a shortage of natural gas in the state, an oddity when domestic supplies are booming.
Freezing rain vexes drivers in New England
Police in New England urged motorists to stay off the roads Sunday due to freezing rain that caused a rash of accidents.
Jeff Jacoby'Tis better to give, but some give more
Whether measured per capita or as a share of national wealth, charity in other countries doesn't come close.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
The Hartford Courant
Crystal Ball Cloudy With Chance Of Storm
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicted 11 hurricanes. The British firm Tropical Storm Risk called for six hurricanes, including three major ones.
Our very first Smashburger opens on December 11
First the Shake Shack invasion, and now this: A rep tells us that the first Boston-area Smashburger opens at Natick's Sherwood Plaza on December 11. The Denver-based chain sells build-your-own burgers, Haagen Dazs shakes, salads, and local craft beer.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Stuffing and Dressing: Is There Really a Difference?
It's arguably the standout dish at Thanksgiving, yet at the same time shrouded in ambiguity.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Lamb of God at The Electric Factory in Killadelphia
Philadelphia was one of the last stops for Lamb of God before heading to Europe.
Smashburger to open first Massachusetts location in Natick Mall
Watch out Shake Shack, b.good and Tasty Burger. Boston's "better burger" market is about to get a little more crowded.
KOCO-TV Oklahoma City
Weather making travel difficult in parts of country
O'S DANIELLE DOZIER IS INSIDE WILL ROGERS WITH WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT IF YOU'RE HEADED OUT OF STATE.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
New England escapes: Chatham, Cape Cod
While the rest of the world flocks to Cape Cod for the summer months, local New Englanders know the beauty that Cape Cod beholds in the off-season.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
The Wichita Eagle
A short course on the history of Thanksgiving foods
Ask the people around the table on Thursday about the history of Thanksgiving, and most will say something about the Pilgrims.