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Today at 12:59PM
Ex-Irish bank executive agrees to return to Ireland

BOSTON (AP) - The former chief executive of Anglo Irish Bank, now living in Boston, has dropped his fight against extradition and agreed to return to Ireland to face fraud charges.

Today at 12:49PM
What We Know: Scientists find Einstein's gravity waves

Scientists say they have finally detected gravitational waves, proving Einstein right again. Here's what we know:

Today at 12:45PM
Bruins say goalie Malcolm Subban has fractured larynx

BOSTON (AP) - The Boston Bruins say goaltending prospect Malcolm Subban has a fractured larynx and will miss at least eight weeks.

Today at 12:41PM
Former Boston Mayor Ray Flynn crashes car, not hurt

BOSTON (AP) - Authorities say former Boston Mayor Ray Flynn crashed his car into a building on the street where he lives, but was unharmed.

Today at 09:47AM
Mistrial declared in Springfield murder case

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) - A judge has declared a mistrial in a Springfield murder case after finding that a deliberating juror engaged in improper communications with three alternate jurors.

Today at 09:08AM
Eagleton School fires 4 employees after abuse charges

GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. (AP) - Administrators at a private residential school for boys with autism and behavioral disorders have fired four employees after five staff members were charged in an investigation into the abuse of students.

Today at 07:21AM
Breakthrough: Scientists detect Einstein's gravity ripples

WASHINGTON (AP) - In an announcement that electrified the world of physics, scientists said Thursday that they have finally detected gravitational waves, the ripples in the fabric of space-time that Einstein predicted a century ago.

Today at 07:12AM
Jury: Smokers didn't prove Marlboros have defective design

BOSTON (AP) - A federal jury has rejected claims by a group of Massachusetts smokers who sued Philip Morris USA to try to force the cigarette maker to pay for lung cancer screenings.

Today at 07:12AM
Rhode Island stripper, suspected bank robber, arrested

ATTLEBORO, Mass. (AP) - Police have arrested a stripper in connection with a bank robbery in Rhode Island as she was lying in a Massachusetts motel room bed with cash possibly linked to the holdup.

Today at 06:59AM
Jury rejects medical monitoring case against Philip Morris

BOSTON (AP) - A federal jury has rejected claims by a group of Massachusetts smokers who sued Philip Morris USA to try to force the cigarette maker to pay for lung cancer screenings.

Today at 06:21AM
80-year-old drug dealer to be sentenced for pot operation

BOSTON (AP) - An 80-year-old man who admitted running a sprawling multistate marijuana-dealing operation faces sentencing in federal court in Massachusetts.

Today at 06:03AM
Harvard faculty member named Wellesley's 1st black president

WELLESLEY, Mass. (AP) - Wellesley College has named a Harvard Medical School faculty member as its next president.

Today at 05:49AM
Breakthrough: Scientists detect Einstein-predicted ripples

WASHINGTON (AP) - In an announcement that electrified the world of astronomy, scientists said Thursday that they have finally detected gravitational waves, the ripples in the fabric of space-time that Einstein predicted a century ago.

Today at 05:36AM
NRC: Nuclear plant employee skipped assigned fire watches

PLYMOUTH, Mass. (AP) - The owner of the Pilgrim nuclear power plant in Plymouth faces possible punishment from federal regulators because a former security officer admitted to skipping his hourly fire watches then falsifying records to make it appear as if they been completed.

Today at 03:58AM
$1.8M gift to create new University of Kansas professorship

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) - The estate of a University of Kansas graduate who helped develop the atomic bomb has donated $1.8 million to establish a new professorship in physics.

Today at 03:13AM
Boston program allows smokers to vote with their butts

BOSTON (AP) - The city of Boston is trying to rid the streets of unsightly cigarette butts by placing special receptacles in high traffic areas that will allow smokers to vote on a simple question.