Obamas reportedly buying $14.85M Martha's Vineyard estate from Celtics owner Wyc Grousbeck
Obamas reportedly buying $14.85M Martha's Vineyard estate from Celtics owner Wyc Grousbeck

The Obamas, after leaving the White House, had rented the home from the NBA side's owner for the summer and adored the place so much they made an offer to buy the estate

Man suspected of placing two devices that looked like pressure cookers in New York City subway station taken into custody
Man suspected of placing two devices that looked like pressure cookers in New York City subway station taken into custody

New York City police say they've apprehended a man suspected of placing two devices that looked like pressure cookers in a subway station

The 'unreal' moment a 17-foot great white shark brushes up against a family's boat in Cape Cod
The 'unreal' moment a 17-foot great white shark brushes up against a family's boat in Cape Cod

Siblings Sean and Serena Colbert, and their cousin Mallory Fey were out in the ocean between Plymouth and Provincetown on August 9 when they spotted the shark and recorded the moment

Saoirse Kennedy Hill's father jumps from buoy 'in his daughter's honor' despite not knowing how to swim
Saoirse Kennedy Hill's father jumps from buoy 'in his daughter's honor' despite not knowing how to swim

Paul Hill, the grieving dad of Saoirse, never learned to swim "having spent most of his adult life in 38 British prisons."

Kennedy family tried to get help for Saoirse Hill's depression for months before her tragic death
Kennedy family tried to get help for Saoirse Hill's depression for months before her tragic death

Courtney Kennedy Hill, the 22-year-old's mother, told close family friend Luciana Klosterman they were “trying to find a place for Saoirse" in California

Saoirse Kennedy Hill was the victim of an abduction attempt when she was 10 years old: Report
Saoirse Kennedy Hill was the victim of an abduction attempt when she was 10 years old: Report

According to Barnstable police, two men in a van approached Robert F. Kennedy's granddaughter when she was returning home from playing tennis in Hyannis Port in 2007.

Saoirse Kennedy Hill's aunt Kerry Kennedy shares rare photos of 22-year-old in emotional tribute after her tragic death
Saoirse Kennedy Hill's aunt Kerry Kennedy shares rare photos of 22-year-old in emotional tribute after her tragic death

Saoirse Kennedy Hill, 22, was found dead from an apparent drug overdose at the family's Cape Cod compound on Thursday

Is 'Kennedy curse' real? Saoirse Kennedy Hill's death is the latest in a long list of tragedies in America's former first family
Is 'Kennedy curse' real? Saoirse Kennedy Hill's death is the latest in a long list of tragedies in America's former first family

After the latest death, a number of media outlets began calling her the latest victim of the "Kennedy curse" that has plagued the family for decades

Retired New York City firefighter who worked on Ground Zero after 9/11 dies of cancer related to the terror attacks
Retired New York City firefighter who worked on Ground Zero after 9/11 dies of cancer related to the terror attacks

Kevin Nolan, 58, passed away this week and he is the 199th member of the force to die of an illness induced by work at Ground Zero after the 9/11 attacks

Elijah "Pumpsie" Green, Boston Red Sox's first black player, dies at 85
Elijah "Pumpsie" Green, Boston Red Sox's first black player, dies at 85

His first appearance in a Boston uniform ended baseball's ugliest chapter, and the fact that it took the Red Sox so long left a stain on the franchise — and a void in the trophy case — it is still trying to erase

Former Justice John Paul Stevens, leader of the Supreme Court's liberal wing, dies at 99
Former Justice John Paul Stevens, leader of the Supreme Court's liberal wing, dies at 99

Stevens served more than twice the average tenure for a justice, and was only the second to mark his 90th birthday on the high court.

Florida man who raped crying 1-year-old daughter, uploaded videos on dark web sentenced to 70 years
Florida man who raped crying 1-year-old daughter, uploaded videos on dark web sentenced to 70 years

James Lockhart, 31, was convicted of producing, distributing and possessing child pornography between March 2016 and February 2018

Boston Celtics player Tremont Waters' father Edwin Waters found dead in apparent suicide in Connecticut hotel room
Boston Celtics player Tremont Waters' father Edwin Waters found dead in apparent suicide in Connecticut hotel room

Edwin Waters Jr., the 21-year-old point guard's father, was pronounced dead on July 11 at a Super 8 Hotel in West Haven, according to law enforcement authorities

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez hits back at Nancy Pelosi after she accuses far-left Democrats of living in a 'Twitter world'
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez hits back at Nancy Pelosi after she accuses far-left Democrats of living in a 'Twitter world'

Garnering support from moderate Democrats, Congress was able to approve the bill before Pelosi lambasted the progressive wing of her party for not throwing support behind the humanitarian assistance effort.

Twin infant boys found abandoned near railway tracks in Massachusetts: 'Saddest thing I’ve heard'
Twin infant boys found abandoned near railway tracks in Massachusetts: 'Saddest thing I’ve heard'

The Worcester Police Department and Massachusetts Department of Children and Families are investigating the incident.

Oumuamua is not an alien spaceship! First interstellar object to pass through solar system found to be of natural origin
Oumuamua is not an alien spaceship! First interstellar object to pass through solar system found to be of natural origin

A comprehensive analysis of ‘Oumuamua shows it is red, has an elongated, cigar-like shape and an odd spin pattern, much like a soda bottle laying on the ground, spinning on its side

Suspicious packages sent to Boston Straight Pride Parade organizers' homes, defiant group to go ahead with event as planned
Suspicious packages sent to Boston Straight Pride Parade organizers' homes, defiant group to go ahead with event as planned

Three of the members of the leadership team of the Super Happy Fun America received suspicious mail, but the group insists it will not deter them

Feds urge court to reject Boston Marathon bomber's death penalty appeal over impartial jury
Feds urge court to reject Boston Marathon bomber's death penalty appeal over impartial jury

Prosecutors asked the 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to deny Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's claim that it was impossible for him to find an impartial jury in a city still traumatized by the bombings.

Megan Rapinoe says she won't go to 'the f*****g White House', Trump hits back saying she should 'win before she talks'
Megan Rapinoe says she won't go to 'the f*****g White House', Trump hits back saying she should 'win before she talks'

US soccer star Megan Rapinoe's comments came just a day after the US leader said it was inappropriate for her to refuse to sing the national anthem or cross her heart while it was being played

Ukrainian truck driver who killed 7 motorcyclists faces deportation; motor vehicle head resigns for failing to terminate his license
Ukrainian truck driver who killed 7 motorcyclists faces deportation; motor vehicle head resigns for failing to terminate his license

ICE has reportedly requested details from his 2017 heroin and cocaine convictions, according to court filings. He was also stopped on suspicion of drunk driving on May 11 in East Windsor, Connecticut and failed a sobriety test

Judith Krantz, author of 'Scruples' and other sensational romances, dies at 91
Judith Krantz, author of 'Scruples' and other sensational romances, dies at 91

Her first novel — 'Scruples' in 1978 — became a best-seller. Krantz's books have been translated into 52 languages and sold more than 85 million copies worldwide. They inspired a series of hit miniseries with the help of her husband, film and television producer Steve Krantz.

Red Sox star David Ortiz moved out of intensive care as authorities question mistaken identity theory in shooting
Red Sox star David Ortiz moved out of intensive care as authorities question mistaken identity theory in shooting

Dominican Republic authorities have now said that Ortiz was not the target, but his friend, Sixto David Fernandez, who shared the table with the baseman

7 dead, 3 injured in devastating crash between truck, motorcycles on New Hampshire highway
7 dead, 3 injured in devastating crash between truck, motorcycles on New Hampshire highway

State police have confirmed that seven people have died in a crash in New Hampshire between a truck and several motorcycles

Americans continue to eat as much processed meat and as little fish as they did 18 years ago, finds study
Americans continue to eat as much processed meat and as little fish as they did 18 years ago, finds study

Researchers say given the strong evidence on processed meat consumption and cancer risk, the current study findings support further actions to increase the public's awareness of the health risks associated with processed meat

'Get a real job you f***ing d******d': Footage shows drunk woman raging at cop after arrest for riding e-scooter in the wrong direction
'Get a real job you f***ing d******d': Footage shows drunk woman raging at cop after arrest for riding e-scooter in the wrong direction

27-year-old Lily Romero became the first resident of the New Mexico city to be arrested for DWI on an electric scooter just days after Albuquerque rolled out its rent-a-scooter program

'Don't hate the Straights!': How a group of men in Boston are on a mission to save the 'oppressed majority'
'Don't hate the Straights!': How a group of men in Boston are on a mission to save the 'oppressed majority'

It might sound contradictory and ridiculous, as it has to a number of people on the internet and celebs across the world, but those organizing the Straight Pride Parade think that this is just 'manufactured rage'

Ex-Stanford coach becomes 1st person sentenced in college bribery scam, avoids prison time
Ex-Stanford coach becomes 1st person sentenced in college bribery scam, avoids prison time

John Vandemoer is the first person to be sentenced in the case that exposed the lengths that some wealthy parents will go to get their children into the nation's top schools

Instagram influencer Cora Smith 'paints rosy picture' of Dominican Republic, despite being sexually assaulted and threatened
Instagram influencer Cora Smith 'paints rosy picture' of Dominican Republic, despite being sexually assaulted and threatened

Cora Smith is famous on Instagram for her travels with her husband Jay around the world, with their travel blog boasting at least 26,000 followers

Thousands of Americans lives can be saved if global warming is limited to 1.5°C: Study
Thousands of Americans lives can be saved if global warming is limited to 1.5°C: Study

Climate change is projected to increase heat-related mortality in the US, Europe, the Americas, East, and Southeast Asia, Australia, the Middle East, and North Africa

Boston high school girls' lacrosse team coach fired after she sent inappropriate messages to students
Boston high school girls' lacrosse team coach fired after she sent inappropriate messages to students

It has been alleged that 26-year-old Katherine Phelan engaged in inappropriate conversations with the players and even asked them about their 'personal lives'

Baseball legend David Ortiz back in Boston in stable condition after being shot in a Dominican Republic bar
Baseball legend David Ortiz back in Boston in stable condition after being shot in a Dominican Republic bar

Authorities in the Dominican Republic believe that Ortiz was shot by two police officers hired by a local drug lord who believed that the baseball star was having an affair with his wife

Former Red Sox star David Ortiz shot in the Dominican Republic now in stable condition
Former Red Sox star David Ortiz shot in the Dominican Republic now in stable condition

The baseball star was reportedly shot in the back and was taken to the hospital. The shooting occurred in a burglary attempt, his father is reported to have initially said. Police, later on, confirmed it wasn't a robbery.

Group to organize 'Straight Pride' parade in Boston, appoints Milo Yiannopoulos as mascot after Brad Pitt snub
Group to organize 'Straight Pride' parade in Boston, appoints Milo Yiannopoulos as mascot after Brad Pitt snub

Super Happy Fun America is organizing a 'Straight Pride' parade to "achieve inclusivity and spread awareness of issues impacting straights in Greater Boston and beyond"

3-year-old New York girl attacked by uncle's two pit bulls remains hospitalized with 'severe injuries'
3-year-old New York girl attacked by uncle's two pit bulls remains hospitalized with 'severe injuries'

Charley Pierce is recovering at the Albany Medical Center following the incident and will require several surgeries and skin grafts to treat her injuries

Kevin Spacey makes surprise court appearance in groping case; his attorney slams allegations as 'ridiculous'
Kevin Spacey makes surprise court appearance in groping case; his attorney slams allegations as 'ridiculous'

Spacey's attorneys have stepped up their attacks on the credibility of the man who brought the allegations. In motions filed Friday, Jackson accused the man of deleting text messagesthat support Spacey's claims of innocence.

Georgia cop faces assault charges for beating homeless woman after shocking video of the incident resurfaces
Georgia cop faces assault charges for beating homeless woman after shocking video of the incident resurfaces

A grand jury had indicted 29-year-old DeKalb County police Officer Phillip Larscheid, on aggravated assault and violation of his oath of office charges

Bill Buckner, former Red Sox first baseman, dies at 69 after battling dementia
Bill Buckner, former Red Sox first baseman, dies at 69 after battling dementia

Buckner made his major league debut as a teenager, played until he was 40 and amassed 2,715 hits in between. Yet for all he accomplished, it was his October error at first base that fans always remembered.

Massachusetts transgender teen crowned Barnstable High prom king: 'Eighth grade me would have never thought I'd be here'
Massachusetts transgender teen crowned Barnstable High prom king: 'Eighth grade me would have never thought I'd be here'

Nick Bulman who was born Nicole revealed he had always felt out of place until he came out as transgender last year

Maine man found guilty of raping, murdering 19-year-old high school friend after video showed him dragging her body into trees
Maine man found guilty of raping, murdering 19-year-old high school friend after video showed him dragging her body into trees

22-year-old Jalique Keene offered no reaction as jury returned a verdict of guilty on counts of gross sexual assault and murder in connection to the June 2018 death of 19-year-old Mikaela Conley

US soccer star Alex Morgan plans to decline possible invite from Trump White House after World Cup
US soccer star Alex Morgan plans to decline possible invite from Trump White House after World Cup

The World Cup kicks off on June 7. Alex Morgan and her team start their title defense on June 11 against Thailand and will then take on Chile and Sweden

IM Pei, architect who designed Louvre Pyramid, dies aged 102
IM Pei, architect who designed Louvre Pyramid, dies aged 102

His buildings added elegance to landscapes worldwide with their powerful geometric shapes and grand spaces. Among them are the striking steel and glass Bank of China skyscraper in Hong Kong and the Fragrant Hill Hotel near Beijing.

Former coach at UCLA pleads guilty, admits to creating fake athletic profiles for children of wealthy parents
Former coach at UCLA pleads guilty, admits to creating fake athletic profiles for children of wealthy parents

Laura Janke, 36, has agreed to cooperate with prosecutors and could be called to testify against others, including 'Full House' star Lori Loughlin

Felicity Huffman expected to plead guilty in college admissions scam
Felicity Huffman expected to plead guilty in college admissions scam

If Huffman pleads guilty, prosecutors have promised to recommend a sentence at the low end of that range, but the judge could also choose not to send her to prison

Massachusetts teen mauled to death by dogs he was caring for: 'Things like that should never happen to anybody'
Massachusetts teen mauled to death by dogs he was caring for: 'Things like that should never happen to anybody'

Ryan Hazel was a student at Bristol-Plymouth Regional Technical School in Taunton, and had been caring for the dogs on the property for a year now.

Boston Red Sox divided along racial lines over Trump's invitation to the White House
Boston Red Sox divided along racial lines over Trump's invitation to the White House

Multiple title-winning players and teams have given the traditional White House visit a miss ever since Trump took over. They have often cited the president's controversial politics, particularly when it comes to race, as reasons for their protest

College admission scam: Family of Chinese student admitted to Stanford paid $6.5 million to Rick Singer, report says
College admission scam: Family of Chinese student admitted to Stanford paid $6.5 million to Rick Singer, report says

It is yet to be determined whether the payment by the family was made to secure admission for their daughter in the prestigious university.

MIT students' Avengers prank turns campus dome into Captain America's shield, gets Chris Evans' approval
MIT students' Avengers prank turns campus dome into Captain America's shield, gets Chris Evans' approval

The pranksters who refer to themselves as "hackers" had been planning the stunt for around a year when news of the new Marvel movie broke.

Teen who beheaded fellow classmate and chopped off his hands for talking to his girlfriend goes on trial
Teen who beheaded fellow classmate and chopped off his hands for talking to his girlfriend goes on trial

The girlfriend, 18-year-old Leilany Dejesus, testified on April 29 that Mathew Borges had been filled with rage and jealousy when he saw her talking to Lee Manuel Viloria-Paulino

Boston Celtics legend John 'Hondo' Havlicek dies at age 79: "He was a champion in every sense"
Boston Celtics legend John 'Hondo' Havlicek dies at age 79: "He was a champion in every sense"

Havlicek died on Thursday in Jupiter, Florida, and his death was mourned by the Boston Celtics and the entire basketball world.

James 'Whitey' Bulger was bludgeoned to death by inmates during a prison attack last year, death certificate reveals
James 'Whitey' Bulger was bludgeoned to death by inmates during a prison attack last year, death certificate reveals

Bulger, the Irish-American organized crime boss and FBI informant who once led the Winter Hill Gang, was assaulted within hours of his arrival at a prison in Hazelton, West Virginia

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