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Today at 07:37PM
Astros lose 2nd straight, 5-4 to Red Sox

BOSTON (AP) - Hanley Ramirez's one-handed, two-run homer put an end to a rough two-day stretch for the Houston Astros.

Today at 07:02PM
Massachusetts AG awards $300k for summer youth jobs

BOSTON (AP) - More than $300,000 in grant funding has been awarded to 46 organizations for an estimated 200 summer youth jobs across Massachusetts.

Today at 06:02PM
Ramirez's 2-run HR lifts Red Sox over Astros 5-4

BOSTON (AP) - Hanley Ramirez handed the Boston Red Sox another well-timed win.

Today at 05:44PM
Red Sox 5, Astros 4

Today at 04:40PM
Massachusetts businesses get break on worker comp costs

BOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts businesses are getting a break on worker compensation costs for the new fiscal year.

Today at 11:32AM
No more 'honor' system at MBTA parking lots

BOSTON (AP) - The MBTA is saying goodbye to the so-called "honor box" payment system at unstaffed T parking lots and urging customers to take a more modern approach.

Today at 11:24AM
Chicopee man killed in head-on crash with police cruiser

CHICOPEE, Mass. (AP) - Police have identified a man killed in a head-on crash with a police cruiser this weekend that also left an officer injured.

Today at 11:12AM
1 killed, 4 hurt in Pittsfield shooting after argument

PITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) - Police say one person has died and two are critically injured after five people were shot in an argument in Pittsfield on Saturday night.

Today at 09:32AM
International Space Station R&D conference to meet in Boston

BOSTON (AP) - The International Space Station Research and Development Conference will hold its fourth annual meeting in Boston this week.

Today at 08:40AM
Clinton reaches out (and out and out!) for 2016 policy ideas

WASHINGTON (AP) - Earlier this year, Hillary Rodham Clinton's campaign lost count of its experts.

Today at 08:32AM
It's not over yet: Vetoes to bring lawmakers back to Augusta

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - The $6.7 billion state budget may be in place, but Maine lawmakers don't get to clear off their desks just yet.

Today at 01:20AM
America celebrates Independence Day with fireworks, parades

Americans celebrated 239 years as an independent nation on Saturday with extravagant fireworks displays, rock and classical concerts and parades both big and small. Here were some highlights of Independence Day festivities around the nation:

Jul 4
Mauro Diaz leads FC Dallas over Revolution 3-0

FRISCO, Texas (AP) - Mauro Diaz had an early goal and a late assist, helping FC Dallas beat the New England Revolution 3-0 on Saturday night.

Jul 4
Teen dies from injuries a week after BB gun shooting

BILLERICA, Mass. (AP) - Police say a northeastern Massachusetts teenager has died from his injuries a week after he was critically wounded in an accidental shooting involving BB guns and a pellet gun.

Jul 4
Upstairs neighbors questioned after woman fatally shot

LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) - Authorities say a Massachusetts woman was shot dead in her apartment and three people who were in the apartment above hers have been questioned.

Jul 4
Pain in the neck: Astros lose 6-1 to Red Sox, streak snapped

BOSTON (AP) - Pablo Sandoval made a running catch of a foul pop and began tumbling over the railing into the Houston dugout when pitcher Vincent Velasquez reached out to help brace his fall.

Jul 4
Parades, hot dogs, cold beer: America celebrates July 4

Parades, fireworks, naturalization ceremonies, eating contests and music ushered in the Fourth of July as the United States marked 239 years as an independent nation on Saturday. Here were some highlights of Independence Day celebrations:

Jul 4
Buchholz tosses complete game, Red Sox beat Astros 6-1

BOSTON (AP) - Clay Buchholz knew he had it going right away.