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Rapid7: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

Feb. 08, 2023 16:57 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — BOSTON (AP) — Rapid7 Inc. (RPD) on Wednesday reported a loss of $11.4 million in its fourth quarter. On a per-share basis, the Boston-based company said it had a loss of 19 cents. Earnings, adjusted for stock option expense and amortization costs, were 35 cents per...

BSO plan to digitize John Williams concerts almost complete

Feb. 08, 2023 11:45 AM EST

BOSTON (AP) — An effort to digitize more than 200 Boston Pops radio broadcasts conducted by John Williams from 1979 until 1991 is almost complete, the Boston Symphony Orchestra announced Wednesday, Williams' 91st birthday. The project to preserve 233 live radio broadcasts that were...

AP sources: Walsh to leave Biden Cabinet for NHL union

Feb. 07, 2023 21:20 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Labor Secretary Marty Walsh is expected to leave the Biden administration to run the National Hockey League Players’ Association, according to two people familiar with his plans. The hockey players' union has been searching for a new executive director to...

Prosecution: Woman planned the killings of her 3 children

Feb. 07, 2023 19:06 PM EST

PLYMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts woman used exercise bands to strangle her three children in the family home in a well-planned assault while her husband was out for about 20 minutes picking up medicine at a pharmacy and takeout, a prosecutor said at her arraignment Tuesday. ...

Vertex: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

Feb. 07, 2023 17:55 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — BOSTON (AP) — Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. (VRTX) on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $818.9 million. On a per-share basis, the Boston-based company said it had net income of $3.15. Earnings, adjusted for stock option expense and pretax expenses, were...

Haemonetics: Fiscal Q3 Earnings Snapshot

Feb. 07, 2023 06:22 AM EST

BOSTON (AP) — BOSTON (AP) — Haemonetics Corp. (HAE) on Tuesday reported fiscal third-quarter net income of $32.9 million. On a per-share basis, the Boston-based company said it had net income of 64 cents. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, came to 85 cents per...

Liz Weston: ‘Bridge’ your way to Social Security

Feb. 06, 2023 09:41 AM EST

Delaying the start of Social Security benefits is a powerful way for retirees to cope with inflation, survive bad investment markets and reduce the risk they’ll run short of money. The advantages of waiting are so great that financial planners often recommend their clients tap other savings, such...

No. 16 Duke tops No. 9 Notre Dame 57-52 for 1st place in ACC

Feb. 05, 2023 19:31 PM EST

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Celeste Taylor scored 14 points and No. 16 Duke came from behind for a 57-52 victory at No. 9 Notre Dame on Sunday to move into first place in the Atlantic Coast Conference. Trailing for most of the game’s first 28 minutes, the Blue Devils (20-3, 10-2 ACC)...

Northeast temperatures soar a day after bone-numbing cold

Feb. 05, 2023 15:27 PM EST

Temperatures in many areas of the Northeast U.S. climbed to the mid-40s Fahrenheit on Sunday, a day after the region suffered through temperatures that plummeted into the negative teens and felt like minus 45 to minus 50 degrees with the wind chill. Atop 6,288-foot Mount Washington...

Hasty Pudding celebrates Coolidge as its Woman of the Year

Feb. 04, 2023 21:29 PM EST

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Dressed up as a dolphin and forced to give someone a lightning-fast makeover, “The White Lotus” actress Jennifer Coolidge was roasted Saturday before being honored as the 2023 Woman of the Year by Harvard University’s Hasty Pudding Theatricals. As the...