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Today at 06:46AM
Massachusetts gas prices down a penny

BOSTON (AP) - The cost of a gallon of gasoline in Massachusetts has dropped another penny.

Today at 05:40AM
4th defendant in UMass rape case pleads guilty

NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (AP) - The fourth defendant charged with raping a University of Massachusetts-Amherst student in her dorm room has pleaded guilty just as jury selection in his trial was about to start.

Today at 03:47AM
Philippine court to issue verdict in US Marine's murder case

OLONGAPO, Philippines (AP) - A Philippine court is expected to deliver its verdict Tuesday in the emotion-charged case of a U.S. Marine accused of murdering a transgender Filipino after discovering her gender when they checked into a hotel, officials said.

Today at 02:45AM
State police capture fugitive in Royalston State Forest

LEICESTER, Mass. (AP) - A Leicester man police say was heavily armed when he was captured after a nearly 24-hour manhunt faces arraignment.

Today at 02:25AM
Ex-college football player pleads guilty to assaulting woman

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) - A former Massachusetts college football player charged with fracturing his girlfriend's skull has pleaded guilty to assault and battery but avoided prison time.

Nov 29
Union members hold memorial for 33 victims of sunken ship

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Florida's labor unions are honoring the 33 merchant seamen killed when the El Faro cargo ship sunk in October.

Nov 29
Q&A on the history of attacks against Planned Parenthood

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A deadly shooting at a Colorado Planned Parenthood is the latest in a long history of violence at clinics that provide abortions and doctors who perform the procedure.

Nov 29
A look at fundraising by the Massachusetts delegation

Here's a look at the total amount raised by members of Massachusetts' all-Democratic congressional delegation during the first nine months of 2015, what percentage of that came from political action committees, and the cash on hand left in those accounts as of the end of September, according to an AP review of campaign finance reports:

Nov 29
Vigil to remember teen killed in attack in Israel

SHARON, Mass. (AP) - A Massachusetts teenager killed in an attack in Israel earlier this month is being remembered with a candlelight vigil.

Nov 29
Massachusetts' newest members of Congress strong fundraisers

BOSTON (AP) - The three newest members of Massachusetts' all-Democratic congressional delegation are turning out to be three of its most prolific fundraisers.

Nov 29
As more residences listed on lodging sites, questions arise

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) - Marcus Ohanesian and Katie O'Connor's apartment is in a "family-friendly neighborhood central to the middle of Worcester" and a short walk to excellent restaurants and bars. Their living rooms, with hardwood floors and walls painted in pastel yellow and orange are bright and inviting, decorated with posters, string instruments and a well-stocked bar. They have Netflix. Their kitchen is well-stocked with food, tea, coffee, beer and wine. And it only costs $60 per night to stay there.

Nov 29
Snowy owls migrating from arctic to beaches, salt marshes

NEWBURYPORT, Mass. (AP) - Their eyes can mesmerize and their dark-tipped white feathers make snowy owls one of the most strikingly beautiful birds around. And for the fourth year in a row, they've arrived for a winter visit to greater Newburyport's beaches and salt marshes, migrating from their breeding grounds in the frozen tundra.

Nov 29
Judge to hear Boston Marathon bomber's request for new trial

BOSTON (AP) - A judge is set to hear arguments on Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv's) request for a new trial this week.

Nov 29
Hull-aballoo: New Navy destroyer's seaworthiness questioned

BATH, Maine (AP) - The largest destroyer built for the U.S. Navy cuts an imposing figure: massive, with an angular shape, hidden weapons and antennas, and electric-drive propulsion. But underneath the stealthy exterior resides a style of hull that fell out of favor a century ago in part because it can be unstable.

Nov 29
Ballot initiative supporters face key deadline

BOSTON (AP) - The future of several proposed questions for the 2016 state ballot will soon be known.

Nov 29
New series of Charlie Brown Christmas stamps to be unveiled

BOSTON (AP) - The Boston Children's Museum and the U.S. Postal Service will host an event to celebrate the new series of Charlie Brown Christmas stamps.

Nov 29
Tree lighting on Boston Common will kick off holiday season

BOSTON (AP) - Mayor Martin Walsh and Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil will host Boston's 74th annual official tree lighting on Boston Common to kick off the holiday season.

Nov 28
No. 21 Oklahoma women defeat Boston College 76-61

FREEPORT, Bahamas (AP) - Peyton Little scored 17 points, Vionise Pierre-Louis 15 and No. 21 Oklahoma pulled away in the fourth quarter for a 76-61 victory over Boston College on Saturday night at the Junkanoo Jam.