DA to charge two Fall River pool workers

The two employees will be charged with criminal child endangerment for the chronic mismanagement of a pool where a woman drowned and wasn’t found for two days.

Rezwan Ferdaus’s attorney, Catherine Byrne (left), stood with his brother, mother, aunt, and father while talking briefly to reporters outside US District Court in Worcester today.

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Ashland man pleads not guilty to terrorism charges

Relatives of Rezwan Ferdaus, a 26-year-old Northeastern University graduate, shouted their support and broke into tears today when he walked into a Worcester court.

Protesters from  Occupy Boston marched through downtown Boston today.

‘Occupy Boston’ protests continue

About 100 demonstrators, wearing mostly jeans and sweaters and toting backpacks, gathered along Atlantic Avenue, carrying cardboard posters and chanting slogans.


It’s not easy being vegan

In theory, it’s all about health and kindness and ecology, but how many of us can actually commit to soy milk and tofu?

Amanda Knox broke into tears after hearing the verdict that overturned her murder conviction.

Italian court overturns Amanda Knox conviction

The Seattle native was ordered freed by an Italian court after her conviction for the 2007 murder of her British roommate was overturned.

Researcher wins Nobel Prize posthumously

Dr. Ralph M. Steinman, an American immunologist, died Friday, but the Nobel committee didn’t know that when they made their decision.

Texas Rangers Mike Napoli (25) hits a two run home run against the Tampa Bay Rays in the seventh inning, during Game 3 of baseball's American League division series, Monday, Oct. 3, 2011, in St.Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Rangers 4, Rays 3

Texas holds off Tampa Bay to take 2-1 series lead

The Rangers scored four runs in the seventh and then held off the Rays to move ahead in the division series.


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Vandals target rainbow banners

Unitarian Universalist parishes decry attacks on their rainbow flags, which long have been used as symbols of inclusion for the gay and lesbian community.


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President Obama visited California solar compnay Solyndra in May, 2010.

E-mail to Obama detailed concern on solar firm

A Democratic fundraiser warned the president to be ‘‘careful’’ about remarks made during a trip to Solyndra, a California firm that declared bankruptcy after getting a $535 million federal loan.


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Never ask why of They Might Be Giants

They Might Be Giants played everything from kids music to eclectic tunes to their hits at Berklee Performance Center on Saturday.


“To become a citizen of a nation is a choice that involves more sacrifice and pain than tearing down the sculpture of a dictator.”

Gal Beckerman,   on the challenges facing some Middle Eastern countries