RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Boston

A collection of news and information related to Boston published by this site and its partners.

Top Boston Articles

Displaying items 12-22
  • FBI agent cleared in death of Boston bombing suspect's friend

    FBI agent cleared in death of Boston bombing suspect's friend
    ORLANDO, Fla. -- The FBI special agent who shot and killed a friend of one of the alleged Boston Marathon bombers was cleared Tuesday of any criminal wrongdoing after he told investigators he feared for his life when Ibragim Todashev hit him in the head...
  • Google doodle is green for St. Patrick's Day: Take our redheaded quiz

    Google doodle is green for St. Patrick's Day: Take our redheaded quiz
    Google is celebrating St. Patrick's Day with a stained-glass doodle in green. On Sunday, Americans celebrated Irish ancestry across the nation, with traditional parades in London, Boston, Montreal, New York and other cities.  West Boylston, Mass.,...
  • Citing exclusion of gays, Boston mayor skips St. Patrick's Day parade

    Citing exclusion of gays, Boston mayor skips St. Patrick's Day parade
    Things don't get much more Boston than the St. Patrick's Day parade that goes through south Boston every year. But citing an exclusion of gay participants, the city's mayor decided not to join one of the famously Irish city's most famously Irish...
  • At least 10 injured after Boston subway train derails

    At least 10 injured after Boston subway train derails
    At least 10 people were hospitalized Monday after a Boston subway car derailed underground and another car braked quickly to avoid a collision, officials said. Only one person had serious injuries, according to a statement from Boston Emergency...
  • 'Upskirting' banned in Boston after governor signs bill

    'Upskirting' banned in Boston after governor signs bill
    Guys who just days ago didn’t have to worry about jail time if they took a picture of what’s inside the skirt of a female passenger riding on a Boston trolley better think again after Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick on Friday signed a bill to...
  • Magna Carta returning to U.S. in run-up to its 800th anniversary

    Magna Carta returning to U.S. in run-up to its 800th anniversary
    One of four known original 1215 versions of the Magna Carta is coming to the U.S. for stops in Massachusetts and Washington, D.C., starting in July -- a preamble to the 800th anniversary of its June 15, 1215, signing at Runnymede on the banks of the river...
  • 'Upskirt' photo creeps deserve Puritan punishment: the stocks

    'Upskirt' photo creeps deserve Puritan punishment: the stocks
    OK, listen up, all you dumb users of smartphones: In spite of what Massachusetts’ high court decided, no, it isn’t OK to take “upskirt” pictures of unsuspecting women. On Wednesday, in the land of the Puritans and the home of...
  • Massachusetts high court: 'Upskirting' photos on Boston trolley legal

    Massachusetts high court: 'Upskirting' photos on Boston trolley legal
    The top court of Massachusetts, founded in the 17th century by Puritans, has ruled in the 21st century that state law does not protect a woman’s privacy from a man with a cellphone who wants to snap an "upskirt" photo of her as she rides on a Boston...
  • Principal charged with arson at North Dakota Catholic high school

    Principal charged with arson at North Dakota Catholic high school
    A North Dakota Catholic high school principal has been charged with setting fire to the building, forcing classes to be canceled for the week and rendering the half-century-old schoolhouse unusable until at least summer. Thomas Joseph Sander, 30, is...
  • Christie keeping low profile at governors meeting in Washington

    Christie keeping low profile at governors meeting in Washington
    WASHINGTON – New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, his star power dimmed in the wake of the George Washington Bridge scandal, is shirking the spotlight at a meeting of the National Governors Assn. in Washington this weekend, but his support among fellow...
  • Romney praises Olympics security, says he won't run for president

    Romney praises Olympics security, says he won't run for president
    WASHINGTON — Mitt Romney, who led the 2002 Winter Olympics in the United States, said Sunday that security threats in Sochi have not been overblown but that the Russians have shown they could keep the Games “reasonably safe.” “...