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Health Nov 27WATCH: Massachusetts becomes 1st state to ban flavored tobacco and vaping products
The legislation immediately bans the sale of flavored vaping products and will outlaw sales of menthol cigarettes starting June 1, 2020.
Nation Aug 28U.S. turns away Palestinian who was an incoming freshman at Harvard
Ismail Ajjawi, who had been living in Lebanon, was refused entry into the U.S. after landing Friday at Logan International Airport in Boston, university and federal officials confirmed this week. The 17-year-old freshman said the denial had to do with…
Nation Aug 26Administration ends protection for migrant medical care
Critics denounced the decision as a cruel change that could force desperate migrants to accept lesser treatment in their poverty-stricken homelands.
Nation Jul 21Heat, humidity grips East Coast as central US sees reprieve
The East Coast on Sunday sweated through another day of heat and humidity in a stretch of weather so oppressive that a New Jersey drawbridge got stuck and suburban Boston police jokingly asked criminals to take it easy.
Education Mar 29Parents headed to court in college admissions cheating scheme
More than a dozen parents are slated to appear in Boston federal court on charges related to the nationwide college admissions.
Politics Feb 08Elizabeth Warren picks a faded mill city for presidential announcement
When Sen. Elizabeth Warren officially jumps into the race for president, it won't be from her Cambridge hometown where Harvard and MIT reside, or nearby Boston, where presidential hopefuls have launched campaigns over the generations.
Nation Jul 03Americans’ views mixed on Independence Day
BOSTON — In these complex times, a simple question about the quintessential American holiday of fireworks, cookouts and parades isn't always so simple.
Politics Oct 07Trump hits back at late night shows critical of Republicans
President Donald Trump lashed out Saturday against late night television show hosts who have been sharply critical of his administration and Republicans.