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5 hrs ago | The Washington Post
With the release of her memoir, political insiders are wondering, will Sen. Elizabeth Warren run for president? If she does, Warren poses the biggest threat to expecta ed Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton.
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9 hrs ago | Patch.com
A threesome of women from Massachusetts is expecting a child. The "throuple" of Doll, Kitten, and Brynn Young committed to each other during a marriage-style ceremony in August, the Daily Mail reports .
13 hrs ago | Harvard Hillside
Delinquent Massachusetts taxpayers who cough up back taxes would get a break from paying penalties, under a Republican amendment set to receive consideration during House budget debate next week.
17 hrs ago | The Pitch
There's a new pizza restaurant in Lawrence, Limestone Pizza Kitchen Bar at 814 Massachussetts.
17 hrs ago | Examiner.com
This week, President Obama nominated Gina McCarthy to serve as administrator of the EPA.
19 hrs ago | Patch.com
Former Massachusetts governor and losing presidential candidate Mitt Romney has contributed $10,000 to help former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell fight criminal charges.
But her candidacy would also likely block the paths for other women running for the White House, and, notably, for those who would like to be vice president.
Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley announced that her office opened an investigation into the data broker U.S. Info Search and the credit reporting company Experian after reports that criminals were able to gain access to a database containing the personal information of more than 200 million U.S. citizens.
A woman who said she was sexually abused over several years in the 1990s was awarded $35 million by a civil court jury, though her attorney acknowledged it was unlikely the defendant would ever be able to pay all of it.
Biofuels made from the leftovers of harvested corn plants are worse than gasoline for global warming in the short term, a study shows, challenging the Obama administration's conclusions that they are a much... In a story April 20 about new research showing biofuels made with corn leftovers are worse for global warming than gasoline in the short ... (more)
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick recently proposed legislative reform that would abolish non-compete agreements made in the technology and life sciences sectors, as well as other, currently unspecified industries.
The Policy Council chairman of Head Start was convicted in Massachusetts for the indecent assault and battery on a minor, according to an indictment charging him with a class A felony.
The price of a gallon of gas in Massachusetts has shot up by 7 cents in the past week, but still remains well below the national average.
Though Republicans are well positioned ahead of this fall's congressional races, two key factors may make the 2016 presidential election a different story, as they try to keep Democrats from extending their two-term hold on the White House for the first time since 1930.
The Blaze radio host Glenn Beck revealed on Monday that he deeply regrets giving Mitt Romney the gift he gave him when the former Massachusetts governor ran for president.
Sen. Reid has proven to be one of the nastiest, most vicious thug, liar, and slanderer in government.
A Chittenden Superior Court jury returned a $35 million verdict against Scott Isaacson, 56, of Hyannis, Mass.