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Obamacare to take effect in Massachusetts amid government shutdown

The Affordable Care Act is scheduled to launch into effect Tuesday with the opening of the Health Insurance […]

by · October 1, 2013 · 0 comments · City, National, News
Despite offer from Russia, BU prof. says Syrian weapon disposal unlikely

Despite offer from Russia, BU prof. says Syrian weapon disposal unlikely

While U.S. President Barack Obama said he has postponed military action in Syria to allow Congress […]

by · September 11, 2013 · 0 comments · Campus, National, News

U.S. Senate passes immigration reform based on DREAM Act

In a 68-32 victory, the U.S Senate issued a sweeping decision Thursday in favor of an […]

Marathon bomber formally charged with 30-count indictment

Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was charged by state and federal prosecutors on Thursday with […]

by · June 28, 2013 · 0 comments · City, National, News
SCOTUS decision a win for same-sex marriage

SCOTUS decision a win for same-sex marriage

In a major victory for gay rights, the U.S. Supreme Court  issued a decision striking down […]

Democrat Ed Markey defeats Gabriel Gomez for U.S. Senate seat

Democrat Ed Markey defeats Gabriel Gomez for U.S. Senate seat

Democrat Ed Markey edged out Republican candidate Gabriel Gomez on Tuesday to win the special election […]

Sluggish voter turnout in Mass., Boston for Senate special election

Even though Democratic candidate Ed Markey and Republican candidate Gabriel Gomez campaigned until the end of […]

IRS extends tax date by three months

In light of the Boston Marathon bombings, Tuesday the Internal Revenue Service announced a three-month tax […]

by · April 22, 2013 · 2 comments · City, National, News
Mass. Dept. of Health drafts details on medicinal marijuana use, availability

Mass. Dept. of Health drafts details on medicinal marijuana use, availability

Amid fierce debate over the distribution of medical marijuana, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health released […]

by · April 3, 2013 · 3 comments · City, National, News

Candidates clash in first Senate special election debate

In the first debate to feature candidates from both parties, the three Republican and two Democratic […]

by · March 28, 2013 · 1 comment · City, National, News, Politics