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WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence will delay and curtail his upcoming trip to the Middle East to be on hand for an upcoming Senate tax vote and take into account the unwillingness of Palestinians and others to meet with him while in Egypt and Israel. The White House said Thursday that...
PARIS (AP) — French police say a homeless man found a huge amount of cash last week at Paris’ Charles de Gaulle Airport and was able to leave the complex with 300,000 euros ($354,000). Two police officers, who are not allowed to speak publicly on the case, said Thursday that video surveillance...
CHATHAM, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts woman who was poisoned in her home by carbon monoxide has died. The Cape Cod Times reports that 91-year-old Nancy Olson was a regular at the Chatham Council on Aging. Officials said Wednesday council staff alerted police after she didn’t show up Dec. 4....
LYNN, Mass. (AP) — Police say a 16-year-old boy has been stabbed outside a Massachusetts high school and the suspect remains at large. The boy was stabbed near the outdoor basketball courts behind Lynn English High School at about 8 p.m. Tuesday. The victim was taken to Massachusetts General...
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Police in Cambridge are leaving a decoy package on some local porches this holiday season in an effort to catch would-be thieves. The Boston Globe reports the police department has started using a “bait package” equipped with a small GPS device that allows officers to...
TYNGSBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Police in the town of Tyngsborough are urging caution after two vehicles were damaged by what investigators believe was stray gunfire from hunters. WBZ-TV reports a shotgun slug was found in the frame of a car after its window was found shattered Saturday and that a...
BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey has filed a lawsuit against U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos saying she failed to process applications for federal loan relief for former students of a now-defunct chain of for-profit colleges. Healey said in the lawsuit filed...
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A prosecutor in Massachusetts is investigating the suicide of a 15-year-old boy whose parents wrote in his obituary that he killed himself “after struggling with bullying from peers.” Connor Tronerud died Dec. 4. He lived in Sutton, Massachusetts and was a sophomore at...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The federal government is recommending reducing the commercial fishing quota for butterfish by more than 40 percent in the coming year. Butterfish are small fish that are used for food and bait. They’re caught along the East Coast. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric...
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — A video of a 16-year-old boy and his classmates erupting in joy when they learn he was accepted to Harvard University is drawing millions of views online. Ayrton Little posted the clip on Twitter Tuesday with a comment saying, “All the hard work was worth it.” It has...

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