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3 hrs ago | Free Republic
A Fall River man says he was recording a police officer who was out of control, but instead, he was arrested and his cell phone was seized.
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8 hrs ago | Asbury Park Press
Police detain a participant in the pre-St. Patrick's Day 'Blarney Blowout' near the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, Mass.
9 hrs ago | The Miami Herald
U.S. senators from Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island are among 28 lawmakers who are preparing to hold the Senate floor all night long to urge congressional action on climate change.
13 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald
Mitt Romney hasn't had a week this good in a while. A week this good in the media, anyway.
17 hrs ago | WTEN-TV Albany
Mark Fisher, a conservative Republican and tea party member, is hoping to challenge Charlie Baker for the Republican nomination for governor in Massachusetts.
21 hrs ago | Breitbart.com
Andrea Mitchell had Sen. John McCain on her Friday MSNBC program to discuss what can be done to stop Russian President Vladimir Putin's invasion of the Ukraine when as a parting question Mitchell asked McCain to respond to a swipe Sen. Ted Cruz took at he, former Gov. Mitt Romney and former Sen. Bob Dole , all failed GOP presidential nominees, ... (more)
Massachusetts officials struggling to repair the state's hobbled health care website said Friday they're looking at the possibility of leasing or buying technology from states with functioning insurance sites.
Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick signed a bill on Friday updating the state's voyeurism laws, just two days after the state's highest court ruled that a man who took cellphone photos up the skirts of female subway passengers in Boston wasn't violating the law as written.
Approximately 48 hours after the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled state law did not prohibit secretly photographing under a woman's skirt, Gov. Deval Patrick signed legislation to make so-called upskirting illegal.
Boston Public Schools decided to pull thousands of donated condoms from its schools after parents complained about the suggestive messaging on the packaging, according to the Boston Globe.
Not surprisingly Arkansas was in the top 10, which should be read as the bottom 10. But we always are.
He bobbled the spelling, but President Barack Obama had nothing but R-E-S-P-E-C-T for the "women of soul" who shook and rattled the rafters of the White House on Thursday night.
Mass. upskirt photos are legal, that is what the Massachusetts highest court ruled today and that ruling soon saw jaws dropping around the nation.
Massachusetts gained more than 55,000 jobs in 2013, the largest calendar year increase since 2000, state officials reported Thursday.
A state law aimed at peeping Toms does not apply to someone who snaps "upskirt photos," the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts has ruled in a decision that's grabbing attention across the nation.
The Boston public school system, as it prepared to make condoms available to students at all its high schools last fall, received what seemed like the perfect donation from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health: 40,000 free condoms.