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Sen. Edward Markey, left, D-Mass., and challenger Rep. Joseph P. Kennedy III, D-Mass., take part in the final debate leading up to the Democratic primary, Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020, in Needham, Mass. (Barry Chin/The Boston Globe via AP, Pool)

US Sen. Markey, US Rep. Kennedy clash again in final debate

Aug. 18, 2020 9:21 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts U.S. Sen. Edward Markey and his challenger, U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy III, clashed during their final televised debate of the increasingly rancorous Democratic senate primary election Tuesday. The debate broadcast on WCVB-TV came just days ahead of when in-person early voting is set...

Kennedy invokes family's legacy in bid to unseat Markey

Aug. 17, 2020 6:13 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy III on Monday invoked his family's long political legacy in his bid to unseat incumbent fellow Democratic U.S. Sen. Edward Markey. Kennedy recalled the civil rights efforts of former President John Kennedy, Sen. Edward Kennedy and his grandfather U.S. Senator and U.S....

Feds arrest paroled child rapist who fled Michigan in 1999

Aug. 6, 2020 9:46 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — A man convicted of raping two Michigan children has been arrested in California, more than two decades after he fled Michigan following his parole. James Meese, 71, was arrested by federal agents last week in central California, where he had been hiding out in a house with the help of a...