PLYMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — A replica of the original Mayflower ship that brought the Pilgrims to America 400 year ago this year is returning home following extensive renovations.
BOSTON (AP) — Two American men wanted by Japan on charges that they helped sneak former Nissan Motor Co. Chairman Carlos Ghosn out of the country in a box have again been denied release from a U.S. jail.
CRANSTON, R.I. (AP) — These Rhode Island lotteries were drawn Saturday:
CRANSTON, R.I. (AP) — The winning numbers in Saturday afternoon's drawing of the Rhode Island Lottery's "Numbers Midday" game were:
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Protesters in Portland, Oregon, defied police orders to disperse and threw rocks, frozen or hard-boiled eggs and commercial-grade fireworks at officers as unrest in the Northwest city continued early Saturday.
Navy shipbuilder Bath Iron Works and production workers reached a tentative agreement to end a strike that has stretched on for more than a month during a global pandemic, officials announced Saturday.
BOSTON (AP) — A look at coronavirus news from around New England:
RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazil is approaching the grim milestone of 100,000 confirmed deaths from COVID-19.
BRAINTREE, Mass. (AP) — These Massachusetts lotteries were drawn Saturday:
BRAINTREE, Mass. (AP) — The winning numbers in Saturday afternoon's drawing of the Massachusetts Lottery's "Numbers Midday" game were:
The Mid-American Conference on Saturday became the first league at college football's highest level to cancel its fall season because of the pandemic.
In a comfy suburb just outside Nashville, a young family swabs their noses twice a month in a DIY study seeking answers to some of the most vexing questions about the coronavirus.
BATH, Maine (AP) — Navy shipbuilder Bath Iron Works, Machinists union reach tentative agreement that would end weekslong strike in Maine.
Frances Hodgson Burnett’s children’s classic “ The Secret Garden ” has been adapted into several films, television series and even a Broadway musical. But it had been 27 years since Mary Lennox had last been committed to film and the time seemed ripe for another visit to Misselthwaite Manor.…
PHOENIX (AP) — This political campaign was likely the last for Joe Arpaio, the former six-term sheriff of metro Phoenix known for leading immigration crackdowns and building a political career around the harsh treatment of jail inmates. The 88-year-old lawman narrowly lost a race to win back…
BOSTON (AP) — Brace yourself for what’s expected to be the first U.S. presidential election conducted mostly by mail. It could be messy.
Reopening schools is easy. Keeping them open will be the hard part.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The death of George Floyd and widespread protests over racial injustice have prompted several states to move at a lightning pace to pass significant policing reform proposals that in some cases have languished for years.
ATLANTA (AP) — Getting her job back should have been a relief for Leesa Huddleston.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The deadline to register to vote in Rhode Island's Sept. 8 primary is Sunday.
BOSTON (AP) — An emergency room doctor in Boston is assembling thousands of voter registration kits for distribution at hospitals and doctor's offices.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Bob Garick was looking forward to being a field supervisor during the door-knocking phase of the 2020 census, but as the number of new coronavirus cases in Florida shot up last month, he changed his mind.
AUGUST 1 - 7, 2020
Today in History
ATLANTA (AP) — The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the "Mega Millions" game were:
BRAINTREE, Mass. (AP) — The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the Massachusetts Lottery's "MassCash" game were:
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump has ordered sweeping but vague ban on dealings with the Chinese owners of popular apps TikTok and WeChat, saying they are a threat to U.S. national security, foreign policy and the economy.
BRAINTREE, Mass. (AP) — The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the Massachusetts Lottery's "Numbers Evening" game were:
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Jerry Falwell Jr. took an indefinite leave of absence Friday as the leader of Liberty University, one of the nation's top evangelical Christian colleges, days after apologizing for a social media post that caused an uproar even among fellow conservatives.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — A former Los Angeles Angels employee has been charged with conspiracy to distribute fentanyl in connection with last year's overdose death of pitcher Tyler Skaggs, prosecutors in Texas announced Friday.
Police arrested a Massachusetts man who drove a pickup into a concrete barrier at a toll plaza in New Hampshire and said he was impaired when he crashed.
TAUNTON, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts judge has ordered that a Brockton man accused of a hate crime be held without bail.
CRANSTON, R.I. (AP) — The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the Rhode Island Lottery's "Wild Money" game were:
CRANSTON, R.I. (AP) — The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the Rhode Island Lottery's "Numbers Evening" game were:
BATON ROUGE, La. — The Louisiana health department has persuaded a judge to temporarily shut a barbecue restaurant that refuses to require its workers and customers to obey the statewide mask mandate.
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump’s bans on two popular Chinese social media apps — TikTok and WeChat — are the latest moves in an escalating U.S.-China rift, and point to a future where technology and innovation are increasingly walled behind political barriers.
NEW YORK (AP) — Bernard Bailyn, a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and educator of lasting influence whose “The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution” transformed how many thought about the country’s formation, has died at 97.
BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts is cracking down on larger gatherings, bars “masquerading” as restaurants and other events that could help spread the coronavirus as public health officials work to tamp down an uptick in COVID-19 cases, Gov. Charlie Baker said Friday.
NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street’s big rally let off the accelerator on Friday, despite a better-than-expected report on the U.S. job market, amid worries about worsening U.S.-China tensions and whether Washington can deliver more aid for the economy.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — First, Oprah Winfrey put Breonna Taylor on the cover of O, The Oprah Magazine. Now the media mogul is spreading her message with billboards demanding justice for the Kentucky woman shot to death during a police raid.
STURGIS, S.D. (AP) — Thousands of bikers poured into the small South Dakota city of Sturgis on Friday as the 80th Sturgis Motorcycle Rally rumbled to life despite fears it could lead to a massive coronavirus outbreak.
A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the facts:
NEW YORK (AP) — Racial disparities in the U.S. coronavirus epidemic extend to children, according to two sobering government reports released Friday.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A federal appeals court has ruled that a lower court was justified in blocking the suspension of a Maine high school student who posted a note in a bathroom to draw attention to sexual assault.
The nation’s top infectious disease expert said in an online interview Friday that he’s “cautiously optimistic” a COVID-19 vaccine could be developed soon, but acknowledged the chances it would be highly effective are “not great.”
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina will ease gathering restrictions for the Republican National Convention in Charlotte this month after a push by the national party for the state to be more accommodating.
BOSTON (AP) — A former employee of the consultant who authorities say ran a widespread college admissions bribery scheme that embroiled dozens of wealthy and famous parents has agreed to plead guilty, federal prosecutors said Friday.
Much of Canada's remaining intact ice shelf has broken apart into hulking iceberg islands thanks to a hot summer and global warming, scientists said.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — About 200 people, some wielding homemade shields, clashed with police early Friday for the third consecutive night as two other Black Lives Matter rallies proceeded peacefully elsewhere in the city, authorities said.
BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts psychiatrist and his wife both face charges in connection with a scheme to illegally import medications to treat alcohol and opioid dependence from China and falsify shipping documents to hide the contents of the imported packages, federal prosecutors said Friday.
CENTRAL FALLS – With 228 elderly and disabled residents, ranging in age from 20 to 99 but most 55 or older, situated in what continues to be one of Rhode Island’s hotspots for COVID-19, the Forand Manor public housing complex on Washington Street has faced its own unique set of challenges ov…