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Deadly shoot-out 4 officers wounded, 1 killed

A man suspected of killing a New Hampshire police chief just days from retirement and wounding four other officers was found dead along with a

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Trayvon Martin Shooting no Jury

A Florida special prosecutor will not bring the Trayvon Martin shooting before a grand jury, her office announced today.The grand jury is scheduled to be

Police led on multi-state chase

A Haverhill man was arrested on Thursday morning after leading Massachusetts State Police on a chase that spanned two states.Keith S. Babcock, 30, is facing

Female mugged on walk home

A 42-year-old woman was assaulted while walking home from the Wollaston MBTA station on Wednesday night.The woman told police that the assailant approached her and

Boston police arrested scores of Occupy Boston protesters

Boston police moved in and began arresting scores of Occupy Boston protesters who refused to leave a large part of the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway

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Could computers have true artificial intelligence?

Professor Owen Holland explains how the world's first anthropomimetic robot worksIs it possible to create true artificial intelligence and, if so, how close are we

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Red Sox win, Youkills grand-slam

The Boston Red Sox had another big night at the plate and this time Kevin Youkilis joined in, too.Youkilis busted out of his slump with

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Patriots pick Chandler Jones in First round draft pick

The New England Patriots have selected defensive end Chandler Jones of Syracuse in the first round of the NFL draft.The defending AFC champions made a

Tigers, Red Sox season opener

The Boston Red Sox are trying to forget last season. The Detroit Tigers are trying to build on it.In perhaps the most anticipated matchup of

Predators get pass Blackhawks 3-2

Ryan Ellis scored the go-ahead goal in the third period and added an assist and the Nashville Predators handed Chicago Blackhawks their ninth straight loss,

Danica Patrick not shy about Sprint Cup Series

Danica Patrick will drive for the first time in a Sprint Cup Series race in the Daytona 500, NASCAR’s biggest event.But Patrick the rookie isn’t

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Mass. immigrants begin to join health care plan

Massachusetts has begun enrolling thousands of legal immigrants into its subsidized health care program after the state's highest court ruled that preventing them from doing

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Suburbs, islands are home to healthiest denizens survey says

Residents of Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket are among Massachusetts’ healthiest, while those in Hampden and Suffolk counties, which include the cities of Springfield and Boston,

Another Possible Carbon Monoxide Death in Wellfleet

Police on the Cape are investigating another possible carbon monoxide death.Officers in Wellfleet say a man in his late 70s was found dead inside his

New Type 1 Diabetes Genes Found

Researchers have identified a new set of genes that may increase risk for type 1 diabetes.Type 1 diabetes is the form of the disease that

4 Students At Westford Academy Diagnosed With MRSA

School officials said Westford Academy is disinfecting the school after four students there were diagnosed with MRSA and staph infections. The four students who became

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Women support President Obama polls say

President Barack Obama, polls show, holds a sizable lead over Republican challenger Mitt Romney among women — the country's largest voting bloc.That becomes important in

Romney attack Obama's campaign

Mitt Romney's campaign manager Matt Rhoades unloaded on President Barack Obama's re-election effort Friday, calling it "a remarkably flailing campaign with no discernible rationale" for

Women Are Not an Interest Group

President Barack Obama on Friday showered attention on helping women yet warned in the same motion that they should not be reduced to a uniform

Win a day with U.S. Sen. Scott Brown

U.S. Sen. Scott Brown has come up with a new contest offer to help lure donors to his campaign - a day with Scott Brown.Brown's

Martha Coakley announced plans to seek third term

Martha Coakley has announced that she plans on seeking a third term as the state's attorney general.While announcing her political future, Coakley said health care,

Payroll tax cut and jobless benefits are approved to be extended

Congress has passed an extension of the payroll tax cut and long-term jobless benefits, handing to President Obama one of his election-year priorities despite widespread

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Benedict Cumberbatch boasts about 'phenomenal' 'Doctor Strange' visual effects

Story highlights Benedict Cumberbatch says 'Doctor Strange' visuals are 'phenomenal' in a new video promoting the IMAX release The video also shows some new glimpses at the

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Leonardo DiCaprio urges world to quit ivory

That's the blunt statistic closing "The Ivory Game," Netflix's latest foray into original documentary. Directed by Richard Ladkani and Kief Davidson, and executive produced by

Dolly Parton's passion isn't just's also literacy

Story highlights Dolly Parton started the Imagination Library in 1995 Imagination Library provides free books to preschool-aged children Charity has distributed almost 85 million books Growing up in rural

Beyoncé goes Nashville at the CMA Awards 2016

Story highlights Beyonce performed at CMA Awards 50th anniversary Wednesday night Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley hosted for the ninth consecutive year Garth Brooks won Entertainer of the

'Doctor Strange' casts right spell for Marvel

Much of that has to do with a splendid cast, led by Benedict Cumberbatch. Having top-flight actors -- including Chiwetel Ejiofor, Tilda Swinton and Mads

Kendall Jenner turns 21: A look back at her glamorous year

Story highlights Kendall Jenner turns 21 and celebrated with a celebrity filled bash Jenner has had quite the year The model celebrated in style with a 1920s-themed bash

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade performers announced

Story highlights Several artists will be performing Snoopy will be flying The holiday event to watch while you wait for your food coma to kick in will feature

Did Bill Murray magic help Cubs win?

Story highlights Bill Murray sealed his rep as a Cubs super fan Social media documented his joy Probably not. You can't talk World Series victory and not mention the

Mel Gibson begins comeback climb with war drama 'Hacksaw Ridge'

A stirring, astonishing tale of bravery billed without qualification as "a true story," the movie is painfully earnest -- indeed, almost old-fashioned, other than its

'Loving': An illegal love story that America forgot

Story highlights There is Oscars buzz for "Loving" The stars want to educate audiences about Richard and Mildred Loving "I grew up in Arkansas," he told CNN. "I

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