COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) - Bats, gloves and jerseys used by the Boston Red Sox during their World Series victory are among the memorabilia now on display at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum.
BOSTON (AP) - Attorney General Martha Coakley says she doesn't know how she'd vote on a proposed ballot question that would repeal the state's casino law.
VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis has responded to complaints that he has largely ignored the clerical sex abuse scandal by assembling a panel of experts to advise the Holy See on protecting children from pedophiles and helping abuse victims heal.
VATICAN CITY (AP) - Thomas Williams, the onetime public face of the disgraced Legion of Christ religious order who left the priesthood after admitting he fathered a child, is getting married this weekend to the child's mother, The Associated Press has learned. The bride is the daughter of former U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See Mary Ann Glendon, one of Pope Francis' top advisers.
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SALEM, Mass. (AP) - A Massachusetts judge on Thursday dismissed charges against a Lynn man accused of kidnapping his 5-year-old son in 2008 and lying to investigators about the boy's disappearance.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - The New England Patriots have re-signed wide receiver Austin Collie.
QUINCY, Mass. (AP) - Quincy police are investigating the theft of the baby Jesus from a City Hall crAche for the second year in a row.