Actress Lori Loughlin among parents to face U.S. college scam trial in October

BOSTON (Reuters) – A federal judge on Thursday said actress Lori Loughlin in October will be among eight parents accused of participating in a vast U.S. college admissions bribery... Read more »

U.S. Border Patrol to send Tactical Unit officers to ‘sanctuary cities’

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration is deploying highly trained officers to boost arrests of unauthorized immigrants in a number of cities, including Los Angeles, Chicago and New York,... Read more »

Boston mother, her two young children fell to their deaths in apparent murder-suicide

(Reuters) – A mother found dead with her two young children on a Boston sidewalk outside a high-rise parking garage apparently pushed or threw the youngsters from the roof... Read more »

Boston pension votes to fire money manager Fisher, withdrawals surge toward $1 billion

BOSTON (Reuters) – The City of Boston’s retirement board on Wednesday voted unanimously to end its relationship with money manager Kenneth Fisher, whose firm has lost almost $1 billion... Read more »

Family of five, including three children, found dead of gunshot wounds in Massachusetts town

(Reuters) – Three children and two adults were found dead on Monday morning in a condo unit in Abington, Massachusetts, apparently shot to death, local law enforcement officials said.... Read more »

Corporate lawyer faces sentencing in U.S. college admissions scandal

BOSTON (Reuters) – The former co-chairman of the New York corporate law firm Willkie Farr & Gallagher will be sentenced on Thursday for his role in what prosecutors say... Read more »

Joe Kennedy III launches primary campaign for Senate seat in Massachusetts

(Reuters) – U.S. Representative Joseph Kennedy III, a scion of the famed political dynasty, on Saturday launched a 2020 primary challenge against fellow Democrat Edward Markey for his U.S.... Read more »

Joe Kennedy III launches primary campaign for U.S. Senate seat in Massachusetts

(Reuters) – U.S. Representative Joseph Kennedy III, a scion of the famed political dynasty, on Saturday launched a 2020 primary challenge against fellow Democrat Edward Markey for his U.S.... Read more »

New England Patriots release Antonio Brown, who faces rape allegation

(Reuters) – NFL star wide receiver Antonio Brown, who has been accused of rape by his former personal trainer, was released on Friday by the New England Patriots, the... Read more »

Director of MIT’s Media Lab steps down in wake of Epstein revelations

(Reuters) – The director of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Media Lab stepped down on Saturday after a New Yorker magazine article revealed the lab tried to conceal donations... Read more »