JIM PIKE, CO-FOUNDER OF LETTERMEN VOCAL GROUP, DIES AT 82

By JOHN ROGERS LOS ANGELES - Jim Pike, co-founder and lead singer of The Lettermen, whose lush vocal harmonies made the Grammy-nominated...

Summer calls for light, fresh scents

SUMMER CALLS FOR LIGHT, FRESH SCENTS

At the beginning of every summer, I'm always reminded that it isn't just our wardrobes that need to be freshened up, but our perfume...

 
 
 

WOMEN VOTERS MAY NOT LOOK AT GENDER IN 2020

Democratic strategist Celinda Lake came out with a poll recently that showed women may not be so likely to vote for a female candidate...

Details, details set red carpet outfits apart

DETAILS, DETAILS SET RED CARPET OUTFITS APART

The red carpet has been ripe with glamtastic looks this season. From over-the-top drama to fashion-forward flights of fancy and sleek,...

 
 
 

ASIAN SHARES GAIN, SHANGHAI UP 2.6%, ON FED RATE CUT TALK

By ELAINE KURTENBACH BANGKOK - Asian shares were higher on Thursday, with the Shanghai benchmark up 2.6%, after the Federal Reserve...

‘Toy Story 4' familiar, still fun

‘TOY STORY 4' FAMILIAR, STILL FUN

MOVIE REVIEW “Toy Story 4” Rated G. At AMC Loews Boston Common, Regal Fenway Stadium and suburban theaters. Grade: B+ Twenty-plus years...

 
 
 
Kilkenny captures the many wonders of Ireland

KILKENNY CAPTURES THE MANY WONDERS OF IRELAND

A friend posed an interesting question: “What if I only have time to go to one place in Ireland. Where should it be?” It took me a...

HOW DEMOCRATS ARE HURTING IMMIGRANTS AT THE BORDER

Even as children are dying at the U.S.-Mexico border, congressional Democrats are hiding from a bill to resupply devoured resources...

 
 
 

EDUARDO RODRIGUEZ, OFFENSE LIFT RED SOX TO 9-4 VICTORY

MINNEAPOLIS - The game the night before had gone 17 innings, lasted for 5:40 and used up eight Red Sox relievers. Thus, the only job...

NIC NOTARANGELO GIVES TAUNTON NINTH LIFE IN WALKOFF WIN

LOWELL - Taunton's top-level ace Jack Moynihan took a couple of early punches from an offensively talented Lincoln-Sudbury team in...

 
 
 

AUSTIN PREP BATS STAY HOT, TAKE DOWN CASE IN DIVISION 3 SOFTBALL SEMIFINAL

TAUNTON - There's no better time for the offense to start clicking than the postseason. Just ask Austin Prep. The Cougars used an 11-hit...

BROOKLINE BLANKS ALGONQUIN, REPEATS AS DIVISION 1 BOYS TENNIS CHAMPION

SHREWSBURY - After capturing a state championship for the first time since 1983 last season, Brookline was determined not to let another...

 
 
 

WESTON BOYS TENNIS ROLLS PAST HOPEDALE FOR THIRD STRAIGHT DIVISION 3 STATE TITLE

SHREWSBURY - When Masaki Nawa moved to Weston from Japan three years ago, coach George Conlin wasn't sure where their journey together...

MEDWAY PITCHING STAFF SHUTS DOWN BISHOP FENWICK IN DIVISION 3 STATE SEMIFINAL

LOWELL - Bishop Fenwick has done a great job of rallying past hot starts from opposing teams all playoffs, but that was until it ran...

 
 
 

MAN PLEADS NOT GUILTY TO STEALING TRADE SECRETS FROM ANALOG DEVICES

A Lexington man has pleaded not guilty in federal court to multiple charges of stealing trade secrets from a Massachusetts-based technology...

RACHEL PLATTEN DISCLOSES POSTPARTUM STRUGGLES, URGES OTHERS TO BE POSITIVE

Rachel Platten is an open book, and we're all about it. The Newton-raised singer, who's currently on tour with Pentatonix , continues...

 
 
 

WEDNESDAY'S TOURNAMENT SCOREBOARD

BASEBALL SUPER 8 FINAL - Tuesday at Haverhill North Andover 6, St. John's Prep 0 DIVISION 1 STATE SEMIFINALS - Wednesday Shrewsbury...

‘TOY STORY' A FAN FAVE FOR INFINITY AND BEYOND

One of the most financially successful and critically acclaimed franchises in animation history, Pixar's innovative groundbreaker concludes...

 
 
 

OFFICIALS: GET TO ENCORE BY TRANSIT, NOT CAR

Ahead of Encore Boston Harbor's grand opening this Sunday - which is expected to draw more than 50,000 people - casino and law enforcement...

ACTON-BOXBORO GIRLS ROLL TO DIV. 1 STATE TENNIS TITLE

SHREWSBURY - In a match that could have gone either way at moments, Acton-Boxboro took control to win its second straight state title. The...

 
 
 



Nearly 15 million Americans have reportedly used marijuana, then driven in...

Nearly 15 million Americans have reportedly used marijuana, then driven in past month

In the past month, nearly 15 million Americans have used marijuana, then gotten behind the wheel within an hour, AAA says. Read more ...

Study: More American women are using marijuana while pregnant

Study: More American women are using marijuana while pregnant

While the health effects of marijuana on a fetus have not yet been established, they could include developmental problems and low birth weight, according to the U.S. Centers... Read more ...

David Ortiz's lawyer slams affair claims, says former slugger has ‘no enemies'

David Ortiz's lawyer slams affair claims, says former slugger has ‘no enemies'

The lawyer for David Ortiz says the former Red Sox slugger “is innocent in what happened” to him in the Dominican Republic - and denied rumors that an extramarital affair... Read more ...

Driver accused of intentionally running over pregnant woman pushing...

Driver accused of intentionally running over pregnant woman pushing 2-year-old son in stroller

“Our hearts are completely shattered," a family member said. Read more ...

David Ortiz was not the intended target in murder-for-hire plot, prosecutor says

David Ortiz was not the intended target in murder-for-hire plot, prosecutor says

Dominican Republic authorities said Wednesday that David Ortiz was not the intended target of the murder-for-hire plot that led to the former Red Sox star being shot. Read more ...

Capt. 'Sully' criticizes Boeing, says pilots need practice on simulators...

Capt. 'Sully' criticizes Boeing, says pilots need practice on simulators before flying 737 Max jets

Sullenberger, a U.S. Airways pilot in 2009 when he safely landed an Airbus jet on New York's Hudson River after bird strikes knocked out the engines, said all 737 Max pilots... Read more ...

Authorities: Syrian national arrested after making plans to attack...

Authorities: Syrian national arrested after making plans to attack Pittsburgh church

The man was planning an attack in the name of ISIS, authorities said. Read more ...

EPA rolls back Obama-era plan limiting coal-fired power plant emissions

EPA rolls back Obama-era plan limiting coal-fired power plant emissions

The Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday said states can set their own carbon emissions standards for coal-fired power plants - a rule that the agency itself says could... Read more ...

Jurors reach verdict in Nxivm ‘sex cult' leader Keith Raniere's trial

Jurors reach verdict in Nxivm ‘sex cult' leader Keith Raniere's trial

Jurors in the Nxivm trial have reached a verdict Wednesday. The panel of four women and eight men sent a note during their lunch break saying they reached a unanimous decision... Read more ...

Hope Hicks won't answer questions about the White House in congressional...

Hope Hicks won't answer questions about the White House in congressional interview

White House attorneys are objecting to all questions related to the White House, Democrats say, all the way down to where Hicks sat in the West Wing. Read more ...