Democratic National Convention
In accepting the Democratic nomination, President Obama said the election will be a “choice between two fundamentally different visions for the future.”
The fight to fill Barney Frank’s House seat will pit Sean Bielat, a Republican who challenged Frank two years ago, against Democrat Joseph P. Kennedy III.
Opponents of the plan, which passed two weeks ago, said the redrawn map diluted the political influence of the city’s people of color.
The Dow Jones industrial average hit its highest mark since December 2007 on a plan in Europe to support struggling countries.
The niece of the woman murdered by Robert Kosilek said she does not want Kosilek to get sex-change surgery at taxpayers’ expense.
David Ferrer outlasted Janko Tipsarevic 6-3, 6-7 (5), 2-6, 6-3, 7-6 (4) in 4 hours, 31 minutes Thursday to reach the US Open semifinals for the second time.
A Boston University report concluded that a “culture of sexual entitlement” exists among some men’s hockey players and contributed to two alleged sexual assaults during the past season.
With an eye on affordability — and using the latest technology from E Ink in Cambridge — Amazon.com debuts new Kindle tablets designed to challenge iPads.
Citing issues of “social justice” and “economic fairness,” Kennedy said Obama had lived up to the ideals of her father.
The sensational, five-year legal saga began after the swaggering former Illinois police officer’s fourth wife vanished. Peterson, 58, faces a maximum 60-year prison term when sentenced.
The married comedy stars, who have two sons together, are separating after nine years of marriage.