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Tuesday, Apr 4, 2017 at 01:12 PM EDT

Daughter Walks in Komen Race for the Cure to Honor Her Mom

Daughter Walks in Komen Race for the Cure to Honor Her Mom

NBC Boston profiles Ghena Binzer, who walks to raise money in the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure in memory of her mother, Janet Binzer. Ghena recalls her mother's spirit and zest for life.

Wednesday, Mar 29, 2017 at 01:41 PM EDT

Officials Struggle to Raise Awareness Over the Opioid Crisis

Officials Struggle to Raise Awareness Over the Opioid Crisis

With Massachusetts in the midst of a deadly drug epidemic, health officials are fighting to curb the loss of lives. The greatest challenge they face, however, is bringing public awareness to the same high level...

Friday, Mar 24, 2017 at 09:42 AM EDT

The Hidden Flaws of Boston's Worst Intersections

The Hidden Flaws of Boston's Worst Intersections

Peter Furth, Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering at Northeastern University, dissects Boston's most dangerous intersections and shows why they are a headache for drivers.  

Thursday, Mar 16, 2017 at 01:00 PM EDT

The Happiest Bartender in Boston

The Happiest Bartender in Boston

There is a bartender in Boston that seems to be the living embodiment of "Happy Hour." Tenzin Samdo has been bartending in Boston for the past sixteen years and is known across the globe for his unique approach...

Thursday, Mar 16, 2017 at 01:22 PM EDT

A Gutsy Priest Battling Gang Violence in Boston

A Gutsy Priest Battling Gang Violence in Boston

It is a cold January afternoon as Father Conway walks through the neighborhood surrounding St. Peter’s Parish in Dorchester, Massachusetts like he does every week. As he walks, he is constantly stopped by the...

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'Darkest of Nights': 22 Dead in Manchester Concert Attack
'Darkest of Nights': 22 Dead in Manchester Concert Attack

At least 22 people including children were killed and more than 50 injured in a suspected suicide bombing at Manchester Arena at the end of an Ariana Grande concert Monday night, British police said. Ian...

Boston on 'Heightened Alert' After UK Concert Bombing
Boston on 'Heightened Alert' After UK Concert Bombing

Local law enforcement agencies are on high alert after the explosion Monday at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England.

'We Are Okay': Boston Rapper Who Opened for Ariana Grande
'We Are Okay': Boston Rapper Who Opened for Ariana Grande

A Boston rap artist was the opening act at the Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena in England on Monday where at least 19 people were killed, and about 50 were injured in an explosion.

8 Reasons Why Sleeping in is Good For You 
8 Reasons Why Sleeping in is Good For You 

From increased memory to weight loss, eight surprising benefits of hitting snooze. 

Deadly UK Concert Bombing: 1 Arrest, PM and Queen React
Deadly UK Concert Bombing: 1 Arrest, PM and Queen React

British Prime Minister Theresa May condemned the apparent suicide bombing at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester Monday as "a callous terrorist attack," and Queen Elizabeth expressed "admiration for the...

Suspect In Armed Barricaded Standoff With Police Found Dead
Suspect In Armed Barricaded Standoff With Police Found Dead

Massachusetts State Police say a man who barricaded himself inside a home in Chelsea Monday night and fired at officers, has died.