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WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans on Tuesday unveiled a budget that makes deep cuts in food stamps and other social safety net programs while boosting military spending by billions, a blueprint that pleases neither conservatives nor moderates. The GOP plan, authored by Budget Chairman Diane...
HYANNIS, Mass. (AP) — A ferry that crashed into a jetty in Hyannisport, Massachusetts, last month, leaving 18 people injured, will return to service this week. The Steamship Authority said Monday that the ferry Iyanough is set to depart from Hyannis to Nantucket on Tuesday morning. The ferry...
TONTO NATIONAL FOREST, Ariz. (AP) — The flash flood that killed nine people in an Arizona river canyon began its deadly descent as an impressive but avoidable surge of churning water, black with cinders from a recent wildfire and choked with tumbling tree trunks and limbs. By the time it reached...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration told Congress for a second time Monday that Iran is complying with the nuclear deal and can keep enjoying sanctions relief, even as it insisted Tehran would face consequences for breaching “the spirit” of the deal. President Donald Trump, who lambasted...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Northern California judge has agreed to resign after swiping two art deco-style business cardholders from a judges’ dinner in San Francisco. The Commission on Judicial Performance on Monday announced its censure of Judge Michael S. Williams of Napa County. Williams’...
NEW YORK (AP) — Subway wants to freshen up the look of its stores as it tries to stem a sales decline. The sandwich chain says the redesign — which includes a brighter atmosphere, displays of vegetables behind the counter and ordering tablets — is the first major revamp since the early 2000s....
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Timber rattlesnakes are known to thrive in some rural areas of Massachusetts, but finding them in urban areas is almost unheard of. That’s why state environmental police and animal control personnel were surprised to receive a report Sunday of a large rattler hanging...
ADAMS, Mass. (AP) — A dead body has been found on the highest mountain in Massachusetts. State police say the body was found by hikers on a trail on Mount Greylock in the Berkshires at about 3:30 p.m. Monday. It was not clear where on the mountain the body was found. State police detectives...
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Harvard University’s graduate theater program, which is housed within the critically acclaimed American Repertory Theater, will suspend admissions for the next three years. The move was announced in a Friday email from the ART Institute. In January, the school suspended...
Today is Tuesday, July 18, the 199th day of 2017. There are 166 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 18, 1947, President Harry S. Truman signed a Presidential Succession Act which placed the speaker of the House and the Senate president pro tempore next in the line of...

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