AP FACT CHECK: Trump distorts Omar's words on terrorism
AP FACT CHECK: Trump distorts Omar's words on terrorism

President Donald Trump falsely accused Rep. Ilhan Omar of expressing pride in terrorists and misrepresented the record on the economy and health care in his freewheeling North Carolina rally.

Kevin Spacey's legal woes persist even with groping case out
Kevin Spacey's legal woes persist even with groping case out

Kevin Spacey's legal woes are not over, despite the collapse of the only criminal case brought against the two-time Oscar winner since he became mired in sexual misconduct allegations.

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RI prison population drops as number of older inmates rise
RI prison population drops as number of older inmates rise

Rhode Island's prison population is continuing to shrink as the percentage of older inmates rises.

2 hrs 37 mins ago
State says transgender soldiers welcome in National Guard
State says transgender soldiers welcome in National Guard

Gov. Charlie Baker's administration says transgender soldiers remain welcome in the Massachusetts National Guard, despite President Donald Trump's ban on transgender people serving in the U.S. military.

3 hrs 13 mins ago
Regulators: new casino not cheating gamblers out of winnings
Regulators: new casino not cheating gamblers out of winnings

Massachusetts gambling regulators say their preliminary investigation shows the new Encore Boston Harbor casino isn't cheating gamblers out of their winnings as a class action lawsuit alleges.

4 hrs 13 mins ago
News Minute: Here is the latest Massachusetts news from The Associated Press at 11:40 a.m. EDT
News Minute: Here is the latest Massachusetts news from The Associated Press at 11:40 a.m. EDT

The company planning a major wind farm off the Massachusetts coast is warning the project could be in jeopardy if a federal environmental review stretches on much longer. Vineyard Wind said Thursday it had informed the...

June 8th, 2:45 PM EDT
Developer: Regulatory delay could put wind farm in jeopardy
Developer: Regulatory delay could put wind farm in jeopardy

The company planning a major wind farm off the Massachusetts coast is warning the project could be in jeopardy if a federal environmental review stretches on much longer.

4 hrs 45 mins ago
Innovation Center opens on former I-195 land
Innovation Center opens on former I-195 land

The first building to officially open on the 20-acre plot of land in Providence made vacant by the relocation of Interstate 195 has been dedicated.

5 hrs 9 mins ago
Hampshire College hires new chief amid push to avoid merger
Hampshire College hires new chief amid push to avoid merger

Hampshire College has hired a new president as the school works to improve its finances and avoid the need to merge with another institution.

5 hrs 25 mins ago
Man gets prison for threats made to Harvard black event
Man gets prison for threats made to Harvard black event

An Arizona man authorities say threatened to bomb Harvard University and shoot people who attended the Ivy league school's black commencement has been sentenced to more than a year in prison.

6 hrs 49 mins ago
2020 hopeful Warren pitches new private equity constraints
2020 hopeful Warren pitches new private equity constraints

Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren is proposing new regulations on the private equity industry.

7 hrs 9 mins ago
Man charged with murder in 2016 death of toddler
Man charged with murder in 2016 death of toddler

Authorities in Massachusetts have charged a California man with murder in the death in 2016 of a 2-year-old boy.

8 hrs 1 min ago
Sports Minute: Here is the latest New England sports news from The Associated Press
Sports Minute: Here is the latest New England sports news from The Associated Press

Elijah "Pumpsie" Green, the first black player on the Boston Red Sox, has died. He was 85. A Red Sox spokesman confirmed his death. Green played parts of four seasons with the Red Sox and one with the New York Mets from...

June 8th, 3:36 AM EDT
The Latest: Trump complains at rally about 4 congresswomen
The Latest: Trump complains at rally about 4 congresswomen

The Latest on President Donald Trump's reelection rally in North Carolina (all times local):

19 hrs 45 mins ago
Pumpsie Green, 1st black player on Boston Red Sox, dies
Pumpsie Green, 1st black player on Boston Red Sox, dies

Elijah "Pumpsie" Green, the first black player on the Boston Red Sox, has died. He was 85.

20 hrs 53 mins ago
Celtics' Stevens on board with lookalike candidate Buttigieg
Celtics' Stevens on board with lookalike candidate Buttigieg

If this basketball thing doesn't work out for Brad Stevens, he already has a backup plan in mind.

21 hrs 57 mins ago
The Latest: Spacey case sank by accuser's refusal to testify
The Latest: Spacey case sank by accuser's refusal to testify

The Latest on the decision to drop the charge accusing Kevin Spacey of groping a young man in 2016 (all times local):

22 hrs 37 mins ago
Artist withdraws slave memorial project after NAACP objects
Artist withdraws slave memorial project after NAACP objects

A black artist says he's withdrawing his proposal for a slave memorial in front of Boston's Faneuil Hall after the NAACP objected.

July 17th, 4:03 PM EDT
Man charged with kidnapping, sexually assaulting girl
Man charged with kidnapping, sexually assaulting girl

Authorities have arrested a Connecticut man they say kidnapped a 12-year-old girl from a Massachusetts park, brought her to a wooded area where he sexually assaulted her, and then abandoned her in an unfamiliar neighborhood.

July 17th, 3:06 PM EDT
EEE detected in Massachusetts for the first time this year
EEE detected in Massachusetts for the first time this year

Massachusetts public health officials say the potentially fatal eastern equine encephalitis virus has been detected in the state for the first time this year.

July 17th, 2:38 PM EDT
Connecticut slot revenue down again amid growing competition
Connecticut slot revenue down again amid growing competition

Revenue generated by slot machines at Connecticut's two casinos was down for the 12th consecutive month in June, amid new regional competition.

July 17th, 2:02 PM EDT
Group wants to end protections for seals to deal with sharks
Group wants to end protections for seals to deal with sharks

A Massachusetts citizen's group is calling for eliminating federal protections for seals as Cape Cod officials seek ways to protect beachgoers from sharks.

July 17th, 1:58 PM EDT
Maine AG wants fed crackdown on non-compete contracts
Maine AG wants fed crackdown on non-compete contracts

Maine's attorney general is adding the Pine Tree State to a group of 18 states that's calling on the Federal Trade Commission to protect workers from labor practices it sees as anticompetitive.

July 17th, 1:02 PM EDT
Driver suffers minor injuries when car slides under truck
Driver suffers minor injuries when car slides under truck

Fire officials say they are "amazed" that a driver whose car roof was crushed when his vehicle slid under a tractor-trailer wasn't seriously hurt.

July 17th, 12:26 PM EDT
Power problems roil Boston subway line
Power problems roil Boston subway line

A power outage is causing major problems on a Boston subway line.

July 17th, 9:02 AM EDT
Body found in wooded area could be missing woman
Body found in wooded area could be missing woman

A woman's body was been found in a rural area of Massachusetts and authorities are trying to determine whether it's the body of a woman who went missing from her sister's nearby home in May.

July 17th, 8:50 AM EDT

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