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Everyone wants answers: State, feds hunt for gas blast cause

Sep. 14, 2018 9:57 PM EDT

LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) — Investigators worked Friday to pinpoint the cause of a series of fiery natural gas explosions that killed a teen driver in his car just hours after he got his license, injured at least 25 others and left dozens of homes in smoldering ruins. Authorities said an estimated 8,000 people...

Pressley calls upset House win 'surreal,' gets in Trump dig

Sep. 5, 2018 4:16 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The black Boston city councilor whose upset primary win over a 10-term congressman stunned Massachusetts' political establishment called her victory "surreal" Wednesday and said the wave of inclusiveness sweeping the nation is the best way to counter President Donald Trump. Ayanna Pressley...

Pressley's upset another win for fresh Democratic voices

Sep. 5, 2018 7:31 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Ayanna Pressley is all but assured of becoming the first black woman elected to Congress from Massachusetts, the latest example of the Democratic Party's embrace of diversity and liberal politics as the recipe for success in the Trump era. The 44-year-old's upset victory against longtime...

In primary stunner, Pressley unseats incumbent Rep. Capuano

Sep. 4, 2018 11:48 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — In a political stunner, incumbent Democratic U.S. Rep. Michael Capuano lost Tuesday's primary to Ayanna Pressley, a Boston city councilor who is virtually assured of becoming the first black woman to serve Massachusetts in Congress. The 44-year-old's upset over a 10-term incumbent congressman...

In Mass. House race, Pressley wins fight for 'soul' of party

Sep. 4, 2018 10:25 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Ayanna Pressley is all but assured of becoming the first black woman elected to Congress from Massachusetts, the latest example of the Democratic Party's embrace of diversity and progressive politics as the recipe for success in the Trump era. The 44-year-old's upset victory against longtime...

Pressley trying to be 1st black woman from Mass. in Congress

Aug. 29, 2018 11:26 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Ayanna Pressley is attempting one of toughest political feats in Massachusetts — persuading Democratic voters to reject a long-time incumbent during a primary. Making the task even more difficult? Pressley has acknowledged she'd likely vote much the same way as incumbent U.S. Rep....

Next mission for women with military service: Run for office

Aug. 17, 2018 8:34 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A dragon winds around a cherry tree in the tattoo across MJ Hegar's arm and back, over the shrapnel wounds she had, at one point, not wanted to see with her young children around. But nine years after being shot down in Afghanistan, then winning a lawsuit against the federal government,...