BIDEN TRANSITION GETS GOVT OK AFTER TRUMP OUT OF OPTIONS

By ZEKE MILLER, DAVID EGGERT and COLLEEN LONG WASHINGTON - The federal government recognized President-elect Joe Biden as the “apparent...

CHARLIE BAKER BLASTS ‘BOT-BASED FRAUD' STRAINING MASSACHUSETTS UNEMPLOYMENT SYSTEM, THOUSANDS TO LOSE COVERAGE NEXT MONTH

Gov. Charlie Baker blasted the “tremendous amount of bot-based fraud” plaguing Massachusetts' unemployment system as assistance to...

 
 
 

MALE PROTESTER IN A DRESS AND CARRYING A WHIP ARRESTED FOR ASSAULT

A protester described by police as wearing a “tie-dye dress with a crown on top of his head” while carrying “a whip on his wrist” was...

CORONAVIRUS VACCINES FROM ASTRAZENECA, MODERNA AND PFIZER: WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE?

Coronavirus vaccine candidates from Moderna, Pfizer and AstraZeneca have all recently announced encouraging safety and efficacy data...

 
 
 

CHINA LAUNCHES MISSION TO BRING BACK MATERIAL FROM MOON

WENCHANG, China - China launched an ambitious mission on Tuesday to bring back rocks and debris from the moon's surface for the first...

BIDEN SIGNALS SHARP SHIFT FROM TRUMP WITH CABINET PICKS

President-elect Joe Biden on Monday tapped Obama-era officials for top national security and economic roles, signaling a stark shift...

 
 
 

MASSACHUSETTS NURSES' UNION CALLS FOR HELP FOR ‘EXHAUSTED' FRONTLINE HEROES

The union representing the state's 23,000 nurses and caregivers worry frontline heroes are becoming “exhausted and traumatized” with...

FEDS AGREE TO HELP BIDEN TRANSITION AFTER MORE TRUMP DEFEATS

By DAVID EGGERT, ZEKE MILLER and COLLEEN LONG LANSING, Mich. - After weeks of delay, the federal government acknowledged President-elect...

 
 
 

PATRIOTS NOTEBOOK: WR JAKOBI MEYERS READY FOR NEXT STEP AFTER BEING SILENCED BY TEXANS

Now comes the next step for Jakobi Meyers . The Patriots wide receiver is a known commodity now after emerging as Cam Newton 's favorite...

BRUINS SIGN JAKE DEBRUSK TO TWO-YEAR DEAL

The Bruins took care of one more piece of business on Monday, inking restricted free agent Jake DeBrusk to a two-year extension worth...

 
 
 

AMERICA MUST RECLAIM DEMOCRACY DAMAGED BY TRUMP

When Donald Trump's liar-for-hire Rudy Giuliani proclaimed last week that the president's election rejection was due to “a massive...

MICHIGAN CERTIFIES BIDEN WIN DESPITE TRUMP'S GOP OVERTURES

By DAVID EGGERT, ZEKE MILLER and COLLEEN LONG LANSING, Mich. - Michigan election officials on Monday certified Democrat Joe Biden's...

 
 
 

MENTAL TOLL OF PANDEMIC, POLITICS AND HOLIDAYS PILING UP, OVERWHELMING PATIENTS AND THERAPISTS

While coronavirus cases continue to climb across the country, another surge is also occurring in mental illness, and doctors say it...

5 TIPS FROM DOCTORS TO IMPROVE MENTAL HEALTH AMID PANDEMIC, HOLIDAYS AND POLITICS

The stress of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic coupled with the tumultuous 2020 election and the upcoming holiday season have led to...

 
 
 

HEARTWARMING GESTURE FOR 99-YEAR-OLD BROOKLINE MAN AMID CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC

A 99-year-old Brookline man, who hasn't been able to leave his home for several months amid the coronavirus pandemic, is receiving...

ANALYSIS: MEDVEDEV, THIEM GET TENNIS SET FOR INTRIGUING 2021

No one thinks it's time to write off Novak Djokovic or Rafael Nadal - or even Roger Federer - just yet. Well, they shouldn't, anyway. Still,...

 
 
 

BIDEN TAPS EX-FED CHAIR YELLEN TO LEAD TREASURY: AP SOURCE

WASHINGTON - President-elect Joe Biden has chosen former Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen to serve as treasury secretary, a pivotal...

CHICAGO HIRES COYNE SCHOFIELD AS PLAYER DEVELOPMENT COACH

The Chicago Blackhawks on Monday hired Northeastern graduate Kendall Coyne Schofield as a player development coach, making her the...

 
 
 

REX BURKHEAD DIDN'T TRAVEL HOME WITH PATRIOTS AFTER SUFFERING KNEE INJURY

Patriots coach Bill Belichick didn't have any further updates on the severity of injuries sustained by Rex Burkhead and Isaiah Wynn...

CHARLIE BAKER SOUNDS ALARM OVER THANKSGIVING, LAUNCHES ‘GET BACK MASS' PROGRAM

Gov. Charlie Baker Monday urged everyone to dial back any big Thanksgiving feasts and open windows, don't share food or drink and quarantine...

 
 
 



'Jeopardy!' announces it will resume production Nov. 30 with a familiar...

'Jeopardy!' announces it will resume production Nov. 30 with a familiar interim host

Longtime host Alex Trebek died earlier this month after battling pancreatic cancer for over a year. Read more ...

Biden taps ex-Fed chair Yellen to lead treasury, reports say

Biden taps ex-Fed chair Yellen to lead treasury, reports say

She would be the first woman to lead the Treasury Department in a line stretching back to Alexander Hamilton in 1789. Read more ...

Michigan certifies win for Biden despite President Trump's attempts to delay

Michigan certifies win for Biden despite President Trump's attempts to delay

Michigan election officials on Monday certified Democrat Joe Biden's 154,000-vote victory in the state amid President Donald Trump's attempts to subvert the results of the... Read more ...

Pope Francis backs George Floyd protests, blasts virus skeptics in new book

Pope Francis backs George Floyd protests, blasts virus skeptics in new book

“Let Us Dream” aims to outline Francis' vision of a more economically and environmentally just post-coronavirus world. But it also offers new personal insights into the pope... Read more ...

Biden appoints former Fed chief and Clinton advisor Janet Yellen for head of...

Biden appoints former Fed chief and Clinton advisor Janet Yellen for head of US Treasury - report

Democrat US president-elect Joe Biden has reportedly named former Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen as Secretary of the Treasury, continuing a near-perfect record of... Read more ...

The National Zoo's baby panda has a name, and it means 'little miracle'

The National Zoo's baby panda has a name, and it means 'little miracle'

The Smithsonian National Zoo's newest little miracle finally has a name, and it's as sweet as he is. Read more ...

Biden Pick's Unusual Hobby: 'He's a Rocker'

Biden Pick's Unusual Hobby: 'He's a Rocker'

Joe Biden is fleshing out his White House. Word leaked Sunday night that he plans to nominate Antony Blinken as his secretary of state, while other big picks were unveiled on... Read more ...

Man leaves $3K tip for a beer as Ohio restaurant closes for virus

Man leaves $3K tip for a beer as Ohio restaurant closes for virus

A customer left a $3,000 tip for a single beer as a restaurant voluntarily closed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more ...

US tells GM to recall and repair up to 6 million trucks with Takata inflators

US tells GM to recall and repair up to 6 million trucks with Takata inflators

Twenty-seven people have been killed worldwide by the exploding inflators including 18 in the U.S. Read more ...

Trump lets administration begin Biden transition

Trump lets administration begin Biden transition

More than two weeks after clinching electoral victory, President-elect Joe Biden can finally start his formal transition to the White House. The General Services Administration... Read more ...