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BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts requirement that eligible voters register at least 20 days ahead of an election violates the state constitution and potentially disenfranchises thousands of voters, a judge ruled Monday. Suffolk Superior Court Judge Douglas Wilkins ruled that while state lawmakers...
In this July 8, 2017 file image taken from FBI video and provided by the U.S. Attorney's Office in Hawaii on July 13, 2017, Army Sgt. 1st Class Ikaika Kang holds an Islamic State group flag after allegedly pledging allegiance to the terror group at a house in Honolulu. A federal grand jury in Hawaii has indicted Kang for attempting to provide material support to the Islamic State group. Kang was indicted Friday, July 21 after he was arrested by an FBI SWAT team on July 8. Kang was ordered held withou
HONOLULU (AP) — A federal grand jury in Hawaii indicted a U.S. soldier Friday for attempting to provide material support to the Islamic State group. Army Sgt. 1st Class Ikaika Kang was arrested by an FBI SWAT team on July 8. Kang was ordered held without bail. Kang will be arraigned in federal...
LONDON (AP) — The parents of Charlie Gard, whose battle to get their critically ill baby experimental treatment stirred international sympathy and controversy, dropped their legal effort Monday, saying tearfully that it was time to let their son die. At an emotional court hearing, a lawyer for...
BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts police officers do not have the authority to arrest someone suspected of being in the U.S. illegally if that person is not facing criminal charges, the state’s highest court ruled Monday.   The Supreme Judicial Court opinion applied specifically to officers who provide...
In this Monday, July 17, 2017 photo the USS Constitution, "Old Ironsides," the world's oldest commissioned warship, sits in dry dock in Boston after a more then two year long restoration. The ship was scheduled to be refloated overnight Sunday, July 23, 2017 and be docked back at its berth by Monday morning July 24, 2017. AP Photo/Stephan Savoia
BOSTON (AP) — The USS Constitution, the world’s oldest commissioned warship still afloat, returned late Sunday to Boston’s waters. The undocking of “Old Ironsides” marked the end of restoration work that started two years ago, officials said. A celebration was held at the USS Constitution Museum...
This image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows Harry Styles, from left, Aneurin Barnard and Fionn Whitehead in a scene from "Dunkirk."  Warner Bros Pictures via AP
LOS ANGELES (AP) — It’s victory for “Dunkirk” and “Girls Trip” at the box office this weekend. Both original and well-reviewed films smashed expectations and enticed diverse audiences to the theaters, even though cumulatively summer remains down from last year. Christopher Nolan’s World War II...
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide bomber rammed his car packed with explosives into a bus carrying government employees in the Afghan capital early on Monday, killing 24 people and wounding 42 others, Kabul’s chief police spokesman said. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the assault. The...
Today is Saturday, July 22, the 203rd day of 2017. There are 162 days left in the year. Today’s Highlights in History: On July 22, 1942, the Nazis began transporting Jews from the Warsaw Ghetto to the Treblinka concentration camp. Gasoline rationing involving the use of coupons began along the...
GREENFIELD — Author and illustrator Astrid Sheckels has a new Hector Fox book coming out in August — “Hector Fox and the Raven’s Revenge.” In honor of the occasion, the Greenfield Public Library will host a kids’ “Experience the Book” party to celebrate ahead of the book’s release. Join Hector...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration will ban American citizens from traveling to North Korea, U.S. officials said Friday, following the death of university student Otto Warmbier who died in June after falling into a coma in a North Korean prison. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson had...

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