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Apologetic actress Felicity Huffman gets 14-day sentence in U.S. college scandal

15 Sep 2019

BOSTON Actress Felicity Huffman, the first parent sentenced in a wide-ranging U.S. college admissions cheating scandal, was given a 14-day prison term on Friday and made a somber apology in federal court for paying to rig her daughter's entrance exam. | Video

CORRECTED-Actress Felicity Huffman heads to court for U.S. college scandal sentencing

13 Sep 2019

BOSTON, Sept 13 Actress Felicity Huffman, the first parent to be sentenced in a wide-ranging college admissions scandal, faces prison time on Friday for admittedly paying to rig her daughter's entrance exam.

Hillary Clinton attacks proposed Trump budget cuts as 'cruelty'

26 May 2017

WELLESLEY, Mass. Hillary Clinton assailed the man who beat her to the White House, slamming as "unimaginable cruelty" President Donald Trump's proposal to cut $3.6 trillion in government spending over the next decade in a speech on Friday.

Facebook's Zuckerberg urges Harvard grads to contemplate risk

26 May 2017

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg returned on Thursday to Harvard University, the school he dropped out of to start the pioneering social network, to urge its graduating class to help create a new social safety net to allow creative risk-taking. | Video

Admitted triple murderer erupts in court as sentenced to death

03 Feb 2017

BOSTON A Massachusetts man who admitted to killing three people in a 2001 rampage erupted in a Boston courtroom on Friday morning, swearing at the federal judge who sentenced him to death in a state where executions are rare.

Protesters nationwide denounce big money in U.S. politics

16 Apr 2016

BOSTON/WASHINGTON Conservative and independent protesters channeling themes from the presidential campaigns of Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders dumped faux contributions into Boston Harbor on Friday, one of some 30 nationwide demonstrations planned against big money in politics.

Protesters nationwide denounce big money in U.S. politics

16 Apr 2016

BOSTON/WASHINGTON Conservative and independent protesters channeling themes from the presidential campaigns of Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders dumped faux contributions into Boston Harbor on Friday, one of some 30 nationwide demonstrations planned against big money in politics.

U.S. northeast gets late taste of winter with snowstorm

04 Apr 2016

BOSTON Massachusetts, New Hampshire and upstate New York braced for up to 6 inches (15 cm) of snow on Monday as forecasters warned that winter weather would overtake the area even as spring entered its second week. | Video

New England shivers under blanket of snow at onset of spring

21 Mar 2016

BOSTON Residents of much of coastal New England woke up on the second day of spring to discover lawns and roads blanketed with snow and schools closed in Boston, Providence and several other cities. | Video

Record-setting cold chills U.S. Northeast on Valentine's Day

15 Feb 2016

BOSTON Residents of much of the northeastern United States woke up on Sunday to bone-chilling cold conditions that shattered Valentine's Day records in Boston, Hartford and Providence. | Video

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