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Ty Allen, 20, of Boston, holds up a sign at a peaceful protest against the grand jury decision not to indict Ferguson, Missouri Police Officer Darren Wilson. PHOTO BY OLIVIA NADEL/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Boston residents, U.S. officials react to Ferguson grand jury decision

Following the Monday evening release of the St. Louis County grand jury’s decision not indict Ferguson […]

by · November 25, 2014 · 0 comments · City, National, News

Increases on federal loan interest rates take effect Tuesday

Effective Tuesday, college students taking out loans for the 2014-2015 school year will see an interest […]

Defense team for alleged marathon bomber requests venue change for trial

The defense team representing Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the man accused of placing two bombs at the finish […]

by · June 19, 2014 · 0 comments · City, National, News
BU under Title IX investigation for handling of sexual abuse complaint

BU under Title IX investigation for handling of sexual abuse complaint

Boston University is one of 55 colleges and universities under investigation for allegedly mishandling sexual violence […]

Mass. healthcare site sees low sign-ups due to glitches

After U.S. President Barack Obama announced Tuesday that the federal healthcare website is running smoothly, people turned to […]

by · December 4, 2013 · 0 comments · City, National, News

ACA extension period rejected by Mass. officials

Mass. Insurance Commissioner Joseph Murphy and Mass. Gov. Deval Patrick rejected U.S. Pres. Barack Obama’s request […]

by · November 19, 2013 · 2 comments · City, National, News

Mass. GDP recovers faster than national rate, report suggests

As the United States recovers from the Great Recession of 2008, the Commonwealth’s gross domestic product […]

by · November 12, 2013 · 0 comments · City, National, News
Mass. LGBT groups push for House to approve non-discrimination act

Mass. LGBT groups push for House to approve non-discrimination act

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender groups in the Commonwealth rejoiced as the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, a […]

by · November 12, 2013 · 0 comments · City, National, News
50th anniv. of Community Mental Health Act brings federal officials to Hub

50th anniv. of Community Mental Health Act brings federal officials to Hub

Distinguished guests, including U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, gathered to speak at a mental health forum […]

by · October 24, 2013 · 1 comment · City, National, News

Gov’t. shutdown could delay court cases in Boston

After the government shutdown on Oct. 1, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit  […]

by · October 9, 2013 · 0 comments · City, National, News