• Associated Press Feb 25

    ‘Her Bark Always Gave Hope': Mexican Rescue Dog Frida Retires

    After participating in 53 rescue operations, saving a dozen lives and finding 41 bodies in disaster zones, Frida, the beloved yellow Labrador retriever from Mexico’s Navy unit, retires. The Mexican navy celebrated the contributions of their canine fellow honoring her in a ceremony on Monday. “Her bark always gave hope, and in moments of pain and uncertainty she brought relief,”...

  • Massachusetts Feb 24

    Nobody Puts Baby in the Corner: Cat Thriving After Clear the Shelters Adoption

    Baby, a 15-year-old cat who was adopted after being a hospice resident at a Massachusetts animal shelter, is loving life and no longer needs medication after Bjarna O’Brien welcomed her into her family.

  • Associated Press Feb 20

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    After participating in 53 rescue operations, saving a dozen lives and finding 41 bodies in disaster zones, Frida, the beloved yellow Labrador retriever from Mexico’s Navy unit, retires. The Mexican navy celebrated the contributions of their canine fellow honoring her in a ceremony on Monday. “Her bark always gave hope, and in moments of pain and uncertainty she brought relief,”...

  • OFFICER Feb 20

    Therapy Dogs Bring Smiles to Somber Courthouse Proceedings in Maryland

    All kinds walk through the security checkpoints at the Frederick County Courthouse on any given day, but few manage to turn heads like Giuseppe, Welton, Zeke and Zoey. “We’re just the handlers. They call us ‘the dopes on the ends of the ropes,'” said Francina Baldi with a smile as she led Giuseppe, a 3-year-old mini goldendoodle, toward the stairwell...

  • BOSTON Oct 3, 2019

    Whitey Bulger TV Series In the Works, Report Says

    A television show is reportedly in the works about federal authorities’ long pursuit of Boston crime boss James “Whitey” Bulger. Variety reports that the show is based on the upcoming book “Hunting Whitey” by Casey Sherman and Dave Wedge, who also wrote the Boston Marathon bombings book “Boston Strong: A City’s Triumph Over Tragedy” — which was adapted for the...

  • King Sep 23, 2019

    'When They See Us' Honors Real Central Park 5 at Emmys

    The searing TV series on the plight of the Central Park Five created a memorable Emmy moment Sunday when the five exonerated men stood and were honored at the awards show.

  • BOSTON Sep 20, 2019

    Whitey Bulger's Family Files Wrongful Death Claim Against Federal Gov't: Report

    The family of former Boston crime boss James “Whitey” Bulger has filed a wrongful death claim against the federal government, saying he was “deliberately placed in harm’s way” when he was transferred to a new prison and placed in general population less than 24 hours before he was beaten to death. The Wall Street Journal reported the filing on Friday...

  • California Sep 18, 2019

    A ‘Saved by the Bell' Reboot Is Coming

    This news is hard to b-b-b-b-beat — a “Saved by the Bell” reboot is happening! NBCUniversal has announced that a reboot of the beloved ‘90s Saturday morning show, featuring original stars Mario Lopez and Elizabeth Berkley, will air on its new streaming service, which will be called Peacock.

  • Donald Trump Sep 18, 2019

    As Cambridge Rally Shows, No One's Laughing at Andrew Yang's Candidacy Now

    When the top 10 Democratic presidential candidates lined up on the debate stage last week all but one were current or former elected officials — except one. Entrepreneur Andrew Yang was a virtual unknown when he announced his candidacy last fall, but he has built a formidable campaign on an economic message of technological change.

  • Connecticut Sep 18, 2019

    Sandy Hook Promise Releases Shocking New ‘Back to School' PSA

    A chilling new PSA by Sandy Hook Promise that debuted on TODAY Wednesday depicts students showing off their new school gear like backpacks, binders and jackets as a school shooting erupts, prompting the items to take on unintended uses. “These new sneakers are just what I needed for the new year,” a student running from a shooter says. “These new...

  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration Sep 16, 2019

    Brad Pitt Asks Astronaut: Who Was better? Clooney or Pitt?

    Brad Pitt, star of the new space movie “Ad Astra,” had a burning question for a real-life astronaut. “Who was more believable? Clooney or Pitt?”

  • Congress Sep 15, 2019

    ‘Instruments of Terror': Beto O'Rourke Defends Mandatory Gun Buyback Plan

    Former Rep. Beto O’Rourke defended his call for mandatory buybacks of certain semi-automatic weapons in an exclusive interview on “Meet the Press” Sunday, pushing back on criticism from Republicans — as well as some from within his own party — who think the Democratic presidential hopeful’s proposal has gone too far. O’Rourke said the opposition to his proposal shows “how...

  • Major Sep 12, 2019

    Mets Win Emotional 9/11 Tribute Game With 9 Runs on 11 Hits

    Pete Alonso has been full of surprises during a memorable rookie season with the Mets. For fans in his new home city, his gesture Wednesday night might be the biggest home run yet.

  • Donald Trump Sep 12, 2019

    Abortion, Border Wall Put Major Spending Bills Into Disarray

    Fights over abortion and President Donald Trump’s U.S.-Mexico border wall have thrown Senate efforts to advance $1.4 trillion worth of agency spending bills into disarray, threatening one of Washington’s few bipartisan accomplishments this year. A government shutdown remains unlikely, but agencies face weeks or months on autopilot while frozen at this year’s levels if the logjam isn’t broken. At issue...

  • manager Sep 11, 2019

    Spanish Singer-Songwriter Camilo Sesto Dies at 72

    Spanish singer and songwriter Camilo Sesto, a popular star in the 1970s and 1980s, has died of heart failure. He was 72. Sesto’s manager, Eduardo Guervós, confirmed his death to Spanish public broadcaster TVE, saying that he had died early Sunday in a hospital in Madrid after suffering two heart attacks. Sesto, whose real name was Camilo Blanes Cortés, sold...

  • player Sep 10, 2019

    Hasbro Takes on the Gender Pay Gap With New Ms. Monopoly Game

    Hasbro wants to take the conversation over the gender pay gap out of the board room and into the living room with its new Ms. Monopoly game, launching this month. Dubbed “the first game where women make more than men,” the updated version of the classic board-game introduces new women-centric elements, starting with its titular character. Ms. Monopoly is the...

  • New England Sep 9, 2019

    Patriots Pummel Pittsburgh in Season Opener

    Antonio Brown hasn’t even arrived yet and the Patriots offense is playing like a cheat code. Seven players caught at least one pass from Tom Brady, who was downright surgical in New England’s 33-3 rout of the Pittsburgh Steelers on the same night the Patriots unveiled a sixth Super Bowl banner.

  • Canada Sep 8, 2019

    Bianca Andreescu Beats Serena Williams in US Open Final

    Bianca Andreescu knew this would happen, because she knows all about Serena Williams. Looked up to her. Dreamed of playing her. Andreescu knew Williams would not go quietly. Knew Williams would not make things easy. And so as a big lead in the U.S. Open final dwindled Saturday, as she stuffed fingers in her ears to drown out the decibels...

  • BOSTON Sep 7, 2019

    5-Year-Old Girl Hospitalized With EEE

    Two more people, including a 5-year-old girl, were confirmed to have contracted EEE Friday.

  • Massachusetts Sep 6, 2019

    EEE's Dangers All Too Real for NH Family of Woman Who Died in 2005

    With the threat of the mosquito-borne virus EEE on the rise in communities across New England — two more human cases were announced in Massachusetts Friday — one family is sharing their story about just how real the danger is. Kelly Labell was just 20 years old and still living with her parents in Newton, New Hampshire, when the unthinkable happened.

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