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Schools, offices close as long-lived storm clobbers US East

Dec. 2, 2019 9:38 PM EST

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A seemingly endless winter storm that hindered travel across most of the country over the long holiday weekend is delivering a last wallop as it swoops through the Northeast, dumping heavy snow, shuttering hundreds of schools and bedeviling commuters in the region Monday. The storm...

The Latest: Bus, tractor-trailer collide in upstate New York

Dec. 2, 2019 9:19 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a wintry storm in the U.S. East (all times local): 9:10 p.m. A bus carrying about 30 people collided with a tractor-trailer on an upstate New York highway during a snowstorm. Gov. Andrew Cuomo says there were some injuries in Monday night’s crash but that they...

Deadly storm moves cross country taking aim at Northeast

Dec. 1, 2019 10:01 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Hundreds of flights were canceled and thousands delayed for travelers heading home after the Thanksgiving holiday as a deadly winter storm moved to the Northeast on Sunday, packing one last punch of snow and ice. The National Weather Service predicted more than a foot (0.3 meters) of snow...

Boston overhauling pot review process to close race gap

Nov. 20, 2019 5:56 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Boston is overhauling its process of reviewing marijuana businesses to boost involvement of minority entrepreneurs in Massachusetts’ burgeoning pot industry. The City Council on Wednesday approved an ordinance calling for the creation of an independent Cannabis Board to oversee local...

Mayor: Roxbury residents support 'Nubian Square' name change

Nov. 6, 2019 6:22 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — An effort to rename the square in a historically black Boston neighborhood to Nubian Square isn't dead, despite the failure of a citywide referendum. Democratic Mayor Marty Walsh said Wednesday that voters in the Roxbury neighborhood, where the name change is being proposed, overwhelmingly...

Boston voters weigh changing Dudley Square to Nubian Square

Nov. 5, 2019 3:43 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Voters in Boston are weighing whether to rename the square in a historically black neighborhood to Nubian Square. The non-binding resolution on Tuesday's ballot would change the name of Dudley Square in Roxbury. Supporters argue the commercial center should be renamed because Roxbury resident...

Biden joins Warren, Sanders with Super Tuesday focus

Oct. 28, 2019 5:47 AM EDT

Joe Biden is expanding his presidential campaign footprint in Super Tuesday states and a general election battleground in the latest sign that Democrats' top White House contenders foresee a potentially lengthy nominating process in 2020. The former vice president is hiring a top national campaign aide to focus...