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CNN received permission by the Federal Aviation Administration Jan. 12 to experiment with drones for gathering news. PHOTO BY DON MCCULLOUGH/FLICKR

CNN to experiment with drones in reporting

CNN signed a research agreement with the Federal Aviation Administration to begin incorporating drones into its […]

by · January 23, 2015 · 1 comment · City, News
Massachusetts lawmakers introduced legislation Monday, backed by the American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Massachusetts, to address and analyze racial bias in policing. GRAPHIC BY SAMANTHA GROSS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

ACLU calls on lawmakers to address racial bias in policing

The American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts called on state lawmakers Monday to pass legislation that […]

by · January 22, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Jury selection began Jan. 5 for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, whose trial will be continuing at the John Joseph Moakley United States Courthouse throughout the year. PHOTO VIA THE FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION/FBI.ORG

Jury selection for Tsarnaev trial to continue, request for delay denied

Jury selection will continue for the trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, amidst requests […]

by · January 22, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
The City of Boston made public the documents regarding its bid for the 2026 Olympics on Wednesday. GRAPHIC BY DANIEL GUAN/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Boston 2024 agrees to release Olympic bid documents to public

The Boston 2024 Executive Bid Committee has agreed to release bid documents to the public and […]

by · January 22, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
SIM supporters hold signs advocating for in-state tuition and financial aid for undocumented students.

Student Immigration Movement calls for higher education for undocumented students

The Student Immigration Movement gathered at the Massachusetts State House Tuesday afternoon to launch its Dare […]

by · January 21, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
President Barack Obama delivers the State of the Union Address in 2011. This year he spoke about tax proposals and international military force, among other topics, during the speech in the House Chamber. PHOTO BY PETE SOUZA/WIKIMEDIA

Obama discusses education, veterans in State of the Union

U.S. President Barack Obama delivered his State of the Union address Tuesday in the U.S. Capitol, […]

by · January 21, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
A suspect has been taken into custody at Brigham and Women's Hospital Tuesday for shooting one person in the hospital's cardiac center. PHOTO BY DANIEL GUAN/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Doctor shot at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Suspect Found Dead

One person was shot at Brigham and Women’s Hospital Tuesday morning in the hospital’s Carl J. […]

by and · January 20, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
MLK Day Action Boston hosts 4-Mile March, advocates end to police brutality

MLK Day Action Boston hosts 4-Mile March, advocates end to police brutality

  Hundreds of demonstrators walked from the Old State House to the African Meeting House Monday […]

by · January 20, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Boston Mayor Martin Walsh announced Jan. 13 that the city has launched ParkBoston, an app that allows users to pay and check their parking meters from their phone. PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY NICKI GITTER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Mayor Walsh launches ParkBoston to simplify parking

During his first State of the City address Jan. 13, Boston Mayor Martin Walsh introduced ParkBoston, […]

by · January 20, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Boston Mayor Martin Walsh gives his first State of the City speech in Symphony Hall Tuesday. PHOTO BY CLINTON NGUYEN/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Mayor Walsh focuses on education, housing in his first State of the City address

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh delivered his first State of the City address at Symphony Hall on […]

by · January 14, 2015 · 1 comment · City, News