| Jul 19, 2013
| 12:35 PM
The last sliver of doubt has been erased: Albert DeSalvo, the confessed Boston Strangler, was definitively implicated for the first time Friday in the string of 1960s murders that transfixed and terrorized the city.
A week after DeSalvo’s body was...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 12:59 PM
Raise your hand if you're beginning to feel like you're the last person on the planet who isn't suing someone for infringing a smartphone patent.
That exclusive group just a got a little bit smaller thanks to a new lawsuit filed by Boston University...
| Jul 4, 2013
| 8:09 AM
In searching an apartment leased to Aaron Hernandez, Massachusetts State Police have found more evidence in their investigation into the slaying of Odin Lloyd, police documents say.
Authorities recovered ammunition -- including the type of .45-caliber...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 1:50 PM
Crashing waves, ocean spray and a seemingly endless sun-draped horizon … the setting of an oceanside wedding ignites imagination and romance. Be it barefoot in the powder-fine white sands of a tropical island or a few miles from home in SoCal...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 5:16 PM
WASHINGTON -- The Interior Department is losing tens of millions of dollars in revenue annually because it leases public land for coal mining at rock-bottom prices, according to a report by the agency’s inspector general
The report focuses on coal...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 8:19 AM
Police in Connecticut have arrested a second man – possibly an associate of former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez – in connection with the slaying of Odin Lloyd, according to the Boston Globe.
Carlos Ortiz, 27, of Bristol,...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 2:19 PM
Dunkin’ Donuts may get the gluten-free fast food brass ring with its plans for pastries without gluten sometime later this year. They’ve already tested them in a few shops in the Northeast, where the brand seems to be on every corner.
| Jun 10, 2013
| 1:12 PM
WASHINGTON — With two weeks before Massachusetts votes in another special election for U.S. Senate, national Democrats are making a major play to retain the seat as a new poll shows a competitive race.
As part of the closing push, President...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 6:04 AM
L.A. City Councilman Eric Garcetti’s call for a “People’s Pledge”—to limit spending by outside groups in the L.A. mayor’s race—hails from Massachusetts, where a similar pact got mixed reviews from the Boston...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 7:16 PM
The origins of the board game Diplomacy can be traced to an old geography book that Allan B. Calhamer discovered while rummaging around with a friend in the attic of his boyhood home in suburban Chicago.
Calhamer was fascinated by the exotic countries...
| Feb 17, 2013
States and many U.S. territories have tourism offices to help visitors. When requesting travel literature, be as specific as possible.
Alabama: Alabama Tourism Department, 401 Adams Ave., Suite 126, P.O. Box 4927, Montgomery, AL 36103; (800) 252-2262 or...