Public health

Boston Common complaints pile up as city looks for input

9 minutes ago   |   Boston Herald

The city's 311 hotline has more than 2,000 complaints on file for Boston Common - from “drug addict camps” to “harassing” boozers - with others at a city “mini common”...
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San Mateo High School goes phone-free, largest public school in the country to do it

19 minutes ago   |   ABC

PHONE-FREE ZONE: San Mateo High School has become the largest school in the country to go phone-free. How they are doing it and what students are saying about it here:
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After Lobbying by Gun Rights Advocates, Trump Sounds a Familiar Retreat

31 minutes ago   |   NY Times

The president's resolve to take significant action appears to have softened, and he has reverted to reiterating conservative positions on guns.
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Union president slams Charlie Baker for know-nothing stance in RMV scandal

1 hour ago   |   Boston Herald

Gov. Charlie Baker and Transportation Secretary Stephanie Pollack are being called “Sgt. Schultz” for claiming ignorance of the deadly record-keeping crisis at the Registry of...
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The Beltway Book of the Damned

1 hour ago   |   The New Republic

Who among us has been secretly longing for a book-length Axios newsletter that comprises the sanguine opinions of cable news greenroom habitués and is compiled by a serial...
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Cuba trip, other issues involving Pittsburgh Public Schools superintendent still under review

Cuba trip, other issues involving Pittsburgh Public Schools superintendent still under review

1 hour ago   |   WTAE

After three months, three separate reviews of controversies involving the superintendent of Pittsburgh Public Schools are still underway, including a trip to Cuba provided by a...
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Twitter bans ‘state media' from advertising. and guess who decides how they are defined

Twitter bans ‘state media' from advertising. and guess who decides how they are defined

1 hour ago   |   RT

As mainstream media outlets accused Twitter of allowing a Chinese news agency to advertise its reporting on the Hong Kong protests, the platform announced it would ban all...
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Judge and defense clash at Greg Craig trial

Judge and defense clash at Greg Craig trial

1 hour ago   |   Politico

The judge overseeing the trial of Greg Craig, the former Obama White House counsel, grew publicly irritated with his defense team on Monday, accusing it of bucking her orders...
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Mother: It was ‘mesmerizing' to watch 4-year-old spot photo of model in wheelchair

Mother: It was ‘mesmerizing' to watch 4-year-old spot photo of model in wheelchair

1 hour ago   |   WGN TV

LEESBURG, Va. - A Virginia mother's photo of her daughter stopped “in her tracks” by an Ulta Beauty store poster of a model in a wheelchair has been shared by tens of thousands...
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Excessive napping could be early sign of Alzheimer's, study says

1 hour ago   |   ABC

A new study shows excessive napping could be an early warning sign of Alzheimer's disease.
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Rep. Omar: Go to Israel, see 'cruel reality of the occupation'

Rep. Omar: Go to Israel, see 'cruel reality of the occupation'

Democratic U.S. Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib sharply criticized Israel on Monday for denying them entry and called on fellow members of Congress to visit while they cannot. Read more ...

Planned Parenthood Out Of Title X Over Trump Rule

Planned Parenthood Out Of Title X Over Trump Rule

The organization says it is leaving the federal family planning program because of rule changes under the Trump administration. Read more ...

U.S. prisons chief removed after Epstein's death

U.S. prisons chief removed after Epstein's death

WASHINGTON - Attorney General William Barr has removed the acting director of the Bureau of Prisons from his position more than a week after millionaire financier Jeffrey... Read more ...

WATCH: Florida man swings sword at jogger during fight over pile of trash

WATCH: Florida man swings sword at jogger during fight over pile of trash

Authorities are searching for a man caught on camera swinging a sword at another man during a fight over a discarded cart that was left in a pile of trash. Read more ...

There could have been three more mass shootings if these men weren't...

There could have been three more mass shootings if these men weren't stopped, authorities say

Authorities say they foiled three potential mass shootings this weekend after arresting three men in different states who expressed interest in or threatened to carry them out. Read more ...

NYPD fires Officer Daniel Pantaleo in chokehold death of Eric Garner

NYPD fires Officer Daniel Pantaleo in chokehold death of Eric Garner

NYPD cop Daniel Panatelo has been fired for causing the chokehold death of Eric Garner, Police Commissioner James O'Neill announced Monday. O'Neill's widely expected decision... Read more ...

NBA's Steph Curry helps Howard U. start Division I golf team

NBA's Steph Curry helps Howard U. start Division I golf team

WASHINGTON - Two-time NBA MVP Stephen Curry is helping Howard University launch a Division I golf program. Read more ...

Report: Sox ace Chris Sale expected to avoid Tommy John surgery

Report: Sox ace Chris Sale expected to avoid Tommy John surgery

Following his last start six days ago, Sale felt soreness in his elbow and underwent an MRI. Read more ...

7th-grader donates $15,000 to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

7th-grader donates $15,000 to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Way to go, Diesel! Read more ...

Crazy video: Driver loses control during Zombie School Bus races in Clarksville

Crazy video: Driver loses control during Zombie School Bus races in Clarksville

Dramatic video shows a racing school bus lose control and crash at Sportsdome Speedway in Clarksville. Read more ...