US stocks are little changed after strong start to 2019
U.S. stocks are little changed Thursday morning as the market's recent rally loses steam. Health care and communications companies are edging upward while banks and technology...
6 hours ago - Star Tribune
Farmers cut off from their federal lifelines as shutdown persists
With the growing season just months away, some farmers say the government shutdown is threatening their ability to buy seeds, land and fertilizer in time to plant major crops...
7 hours ago - Politico
Betsy DeVos' bet on boot camps
As Americans look to build the skills they need for the fast-changing job market, a new type of education provider has swept onto the scene: the coding boot camp, an intensive...
11 hours ago - Politico
City Council shows early support for tax on high-end developers
A proposal to allow the City of Boston to tax high-end real estate developers up to 6 percent through a transfer fee has early support from City Councilors, meaning its passage...
17 hours ago - Boston Herald
Healey sworn in for second term, touts Mass. as safe haven from D.C
Attorney General Maura Healey laid out her priorities for her second term in her inaugural address, painting Massachusetts as a safe haven from Washington, D.C. “I understand...
17 hours ago - Boston Herald
Olympic memorabilia up for sale
A Boston-based auction house is putting nearly 150 Olympic-themed items up for sale. The 144 pieces of Olympic memorabilia include an autograph of Jesse Owens, the...
18 hours ago - Boston Herald
Razor burn: Gillette ad stirs online uproar
By MAE ANDERSON NEW YORK - A Gillette ad for men invoking the MeToo movement is sparking intense online backlash, with accusations that it talks down to men and groups calling...
1 day ago - Boston Herald
The Real Villain of Fyre Festival
“Honestly I can't believe this documentary-there's two of ‘em.” Against the strains of “Build Me Up Buttercup,” this is how the Hulu documentary Fyre Fraud draws to a close...
1 day ago - The New Republic
Giant rotating ice disk draws attention, visitors
WESTBROOK, Maine - Think of it as a crop circle, but in a river. A curious formation that's getting attention in Greater Portland is actually a spinning ice disk that is...
1 day ago - Boston Herald - 2 articles
Waters' big test: Keeping peace with Ocasio-Cortez and moderates
A group of fiery progressives led by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York is poised to take seats on the powerful House Financial Services Committee, posing a big...
1 day ago - Politico
The headlines of News BreaK
Tulsi Gabbard Apologizes For Past Anti-LGBTQ Comments
In a video posted to YouTube, the 2020 presidential contender said her views have changed.
Trump Cancels Pelosi's Trip Overseas Amid State Of The Union Fight
The president responded to the House speakers' request with an apparent retaliation against her upcoming delegation trip.
Thousands More Migrant Children Were Separated From Parents, New Watchdog...
A new report shows that in 2017, government officials noticed a "steep increase" in separated children in detention centers.
Nancy Pelosi Asks Trump To Delay State Of The Union Until Shutdown Ends
The Democratic leader cited the cost of the annual event's security, which has been jeopardized because of the government shutdown.
Was Pelosi's State of the Union Move a Foolish One?
In a letter to President Trump on Wednesday, Nancy Pelosi suggested that the State of the Union address, scheduled for Jan. 29, be postponed until after the shutdown ends or...
Karen Pence to Teach at School With Gay Ban
Karen Pence is going back to work... at a Christian school that does not allow gay students, parents, or employees. Pence taught at Immanuel Christian School in Springfield...
EPA Nominee Andrew Wheeler Downplays Climate Threat At Testy Confirmation...
The former coal lobbyist's view of climate change hasn't changed much over the last two years.
DNC Appears To Pull Sponsorship Of Women's March Amid Controversy
The group has been embroiled in controversy over its leaders' affiliation with Louis Farrakhan.
Another Big Name Entering 2020 Presidential Race
She's in: Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand on Tuesday announced to Stephen Colbert, in an interview airing on his Late Show Tuesday night, that she is forming an exploratory committee...
Senate Advances Resolution To Block Trump From Easing Sanctions On Russian Firms
Eleven Republicans bucked the Trump administration on easing sanctions on companies connected to a close ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin.