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BOSTON (AP) — Officials say Massachusetts has experienced a large surge in the number of immigrants applying for U.S. citizenship in the state so far this year. The Boston Globe reports 8,000 people applied for citizenship in Massachusetts from January to March. That number represents a 30...
VIENNA (AP) — OPEC countries failed Thursday to agree on measures to influence crude supplies and prices — a missed opportunity to show the resolve that for decades let them set how much consumers and industries worldwide would pay for gas, heating and related necessities. At the same time, OPEC...
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Game 1 of the NBA Finals between Golden State and Cleveland drew a 13.1 overnight rating, the highest-rated Game 1 broadcast on ABC. The rematch of last year’s finals featuring Stephen Curry and LeBron James, the NBA’s two biggest stars, was expected to garner large...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Treating hearing loss shouldn’t be such a pricey hassle. That’s the message from a prestigious government advisory group that’s calling on Medicare and other agencies to find ways to make better hearing more affordable and accessible for millions of older Americans. One...
Today is Friday, June 3, the 155th day of 2016. There are 211 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 3, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson signed the National Defense Act of 1916, which, among other things, created the Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC). On this...
BOSTON (AP) — An intimate letter written by President John F. Kennedy to a purported paramour seeking to set up a liaison is one of several Kennedy-related items being sold at auction. The four-page letter to longtime Kennedy family friend Mary Pinchot Meyer, an artist and former wife of a CIA...
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama teacher is on leave after giving middle school students a test with math questions about prostitutes, drugs and guns, a school official said Wednesday. Rena Philips, a spokeswoman for Mobile County’s public schools, said the educator from Burns Middle School was...
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union is challenging two new Alabama abortion restrictions, one banning clinics near schools and another banning a common second-trimester abortion procedure. The complaint filed Thursday said the location restriction would force two of the...
WARNER, N.H. (AP) — Officials say a Massachusetts pilot who survived the crash of his small plane in a New Hampshire forest is still recovering from his injuries. David Ralph of Great Barrington, Massachusetts and a woman onboard the American Champion Aircraft were taken to Concord Hospital with...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut mother who authorities say did nothing to prevent her boyfriend from seriously injuring their 10-week-old baby has been sentenced to prison. Nicole Rousseau, of Enfield, pleaded guilty Tuesday to risk of injury to a minor. She was sentenced to one year behind...

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