CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) - The postal workers' union wants Harvard University's president to oppose a deal between Staples Inc. and the U.S. Postal Service that offers services in some stores or resign her seat on the office supply chain's board.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Four New England states have been ranked in the top 10 nationally for their energy efficiency efforts.
BATAVIA, N.Y. (AP) - Three Afghan soldiers detained since abandoning a Massachusetts training exercise to avoid returning to Afghanistan are hoping financial help from supporters will allow them to go free as they challenge deportation and pursue asylum.
BOSTON (AP) - A motion hearing has been postponed at which former Massachusetts probation commissioner John O'Brien and two deputies were set to argue before a federal judge that their convictions in a job-rigging case should be thrown out or a new trial ordered.
BOSTON (AP) - A Chinese government-owned rail company was awarded a $566.6 million Massachusetts state contract on Wednesday to build subway trains for the "T," the nation's oldest subway system, despite concerns from local activists about China's human rights record as well as complaints from competitors that the company's winning bid was unrealistically low.
DENVER (AP) - Dozens of artifacts are on their way back to Peru after being seized in the United States during investigations into the smuggling of cultural relics.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Federal regulators are gathering findings to determine if there will be a commercial season for the Gulf of Maine's northern shrimp next year.
GazetteUMass: Two opposing coaches on UMass' hoop schedule this year will be facing the Minutemen with their third different team. Can you name them?
BOSTON (AP) - Democratic gubernatorial candidate Martha Coakley and Republican rival Charlie Baker sparred Wednesday over tax policy, with Coakley insisting that she would seek to raise taxes only as a last resort and has no immediate plans to seek a graduated income tax in Massachusetts.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The Tennessee Titans have signed tight end Richard Gordon, filling the roster spot freed up by trading linebacker Akeem Ayers to the Patriots.