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IPSWICH, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts police officer has agreed to pay back $6,000 to the Ipswich police union in a plea agreement. The Salem News reports 57-year-old Michael Thomas was charged with stealing more than $11,000 while serving as the union’s secretary and treasurer. According to...
SALEM, Mass. (AP) — Police in Salem are searching for two teenagers who drew a swastika on the bandstand on the town common. Salem Mayor Kim Driscoll said in a statement Monday that the graffiti was painted sometime over the weekend and that town police were reviewing surveillance camera footage...
BOSTON (AP) — Attorney generals from 20 states and the District of Columbia are faulting Education Secretary Betsy DeVos for rolling back Obama-era guidance they say is helping protect student loan borrowers. In a letter sent Monday, Democratic attorney generals Maura Healey of Massachusetts and...
LENOX, Mass. (AP) — Sixteen-time Grammy winning musician, actor and human rights activist Sting has been added to Tanglewood’s Popular Artists series this summer. Sting will make his debut at the summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra on Aug. 29 in support of his latest album, “57th &...
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A Maryland saxophone player who was convicted of defrauding a Montana charity could be required to pay restitution to victims of similar schemes throughout the country, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled. Donald “Ski” Johnson, using at least two aliases,...
Cynthia Huges, Textiles Conservator, Conservations Services, points out a hidden interior pocket on a piece of clothing worn in a work camp by an uncle and nephew who where saved by being on Schindler's List at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum's David and Fela Shapell Family Collections, Conservation and Research Center in Bowie, Md., Monday, April 24, 2017. AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster
BOWIE, Md. (AP) — The small wicker doll chair was a modest toy, but it meant the world to Louise Lawrence-Israels. A gift for her second birthday, it was the only toy she possessed during the approximately three years she spent hiding from the Nazis in Amsterdam, just five blocks from the house...
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont biologists say they’ve rescued several year-old bear cubs found starving this spring after a shortage of wild food in the state last fall. The Department of Fish and Wildlife says biologists and game wardens have picked up malnourished bear cubs from locations as...
DALLAS (AP) — The woman seen sobbing in a viral video after an American Airlines flight attendant took away her stroller now has a lawyer — the same attorney representing a man dragged off a United Express flight earlier this month. The Chicago lawyer, Thomas Demetrio, says the American flight...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Global warming’s milder winters will likely nudge Americans off the couch more in the future, a rare, small benefit of climate change, a new study finds. With less chilly winters, Americans will be more likely to get outdoors, increasing their physical activity by as much as 2....
NEW YORK (AP) — Samsung’s latest phones feature big wraparound screens and lots of glass. They also appear to break more easily, according to tests run by SquareTrade, a company that sells gadget-repair plans. The nearly all-glass design of Samsung’s Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus makes them beautiful,...

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