Five times Elizabeth Warren was less than truthful: From father's past as a janitor to Native American ancestry
Five times Elizabeth Warren was less than truthful: From father's past as a janitor to Native American ancestry

Warren has often been criticized for her pattern of misleading the American populace, which might be perceived by some as normal in the Trumpian era.

Ayanna Pressley debuts bald look after revealing she has alopecia: 'I'm transparent about this new normal'
Ayanna Pressley debuts bald look after revealing she has alopecia: 'I'm transparent about this new normal'

The lawmaker said that she has revealed her condition publicly because she wanted to "be freed from the secret and the shame"

Boston school district allowed ICE to access student's data, creating 'dangerous school-to-deportation pipeline'
Boston school district allowed ICE to access student's data, creating 'dangerous school-to-deportation pipeline'

The issue came to light after an East Boston High School student was deported to El Salvador in 2017.

Massachusetts boy, 11, dies after being pulled out of freezing river, search on for 10-year-old missing cousin
Massachusetts boy, 11, dies after being pulled out of freezing river, search on for 10-year-old missing cousin

The boys, whose names were not released, are believed to have wandered into the woods on December 28 morning and subsequently wandered onto the unstable ice covering the Chicopee River before losing their balance and falling in

North Carolina Catholic Diocese publishes list of 14 clergy who were credibly accused of child sexual abuse
North Carolina Catholic Diocese publishes list of 14 clergy who were credibly accused of child sexual abuse

A Catholic diocese in North Carolina has published a list of 14 clergy who it says have been credibly accused of child sexual abuse since the diocese was established nearly 50 years ago

Return of the Kennedys: 2020 elections could see a famous political dynasty on the ballot, but does it carry any weight anymore?
Return of the Kennedys: 2020 elections could see a famous political dynasty on the ballot, but does it carry any weight anymore?

Joseph Kennedy III, the grandson of Robert F Kennedy, will be running for the senate in Massachusetts while Amy Kennedy, wife of the son of Ted Kennedy, could run for a congressional position in New Jersey. Historians, however, are divided whether "Kennedy" still has the charm

‘F–k off!’ say New Yorkers after being named 'rudest city in America', question methodology of the survey
‘F–k off!’ say New Yorkers after being named 'rudest city in America', question methodology of the survey

The study surveyed 2,000 adults online about the rudest city in the country and the respondents ranked the Apple residents at the top of the list

Hillary Clinton shares White House-era photo with hubby Bill in Christmas greeting, yet again
Hillary Clinton shares White House-era photo with hubby Bill in Christmas greeting, yet again

The former first lady sent a Christmas greeting to her 26 million strong Twitter audience with a White House portrait from 2000 when her husband Bill Clinton was the US president

Melania Trump has so far kept mum on Trump's impeachment: Why hasn't she defended her husband yet?
Melania Trump has so far kept mum on Trump's impeachment: Why hasn't she defended her husband yet?

Unlike three of her predecessors who had defended their husbands facing impeachment or its threat, the current first lady has avoided making public statements barring defending son Barron whose name was dragged into an impeachment hearing.

Baba Ram Dass, counterculture icon and LSD pioneer, dies at 88
Baba Ram Dass, counterculture icon and LSD pioneer, dies at 88

Dass’ foundation, Love Serve Remember, announced late Sunday that the author and spiritual leader died peacefully at his home earlier in the day. No cause of death was given.

Massachusetts woman mauled to death by pet pit bull while having seizure, family refuses to put down dog
Massachusetts woman mauled to death by pet pit bull while having seizure, family refuses to put down dog

"What happened that night, it never happened like that before. I don't want to see my dog get put down for something he was only trying to help with," her daughter Heaven said

Heroic police officer rescues dog that fell through thin ice into frozen Massachusetts lake: 'I'm a dog guy'
Heroic police officer rescues dog that fell through thin ice into frozen Massachusetts lake: 'I'm a dog guy'

Within two minutes of the 911 call, Littleton Police officer Brian Casey arrived at the scene and located Tuukka, an Australian shepherd

Caroll Spinney, the Sesame Street puppeteer behind Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch, dies at 85
Caroll Spinney, the Sesame Street puppeteer behind Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch, dies at 85

Through his two characters, Spinney gained huge fame that brought international tours, books, record albums, movie roles, and visits to the White House.

Obamas buy $11.75 million Martha's Vineyard home with a view of the Atlantic which they fell in love with after renting it last summer
Obamas buy $11.75 million Martha's Vineyard home with a view of the Atlantic which they fell in love with after renting it last summer

The estate, which was originally on the market for $14.85 million, features seven bedrooms and nine bathrooms.

New abuse suits could see Church pay over $4 billion as 15 US states revise laws that address past child sexual abuse by clergy
New abuse suits could see Church pay over $4 billion as 15 US states revise laws that address past child sexual abuse by clergy

There has been a flurry of reports -- potentially over 5,000 -- as a result of the new laws and they could cost the Catholic Church a whopping $4 billion.

Texas teacher who was fired after asking Trump to remove 'illegal students from Mexico' has got her job back
Texas teacher who was fired after asking Trump to remove 'illegal students from Mexico' has got her job back

A Fort Worth English teacher who was fired after tweeting President Donald Trump and asking him to crack down on immigration at Carter-Riverside High School won her appeal.

Melania Trump booed by high school students while addressing youth opioid summit in Baltimore
Melania Trump booed by high school students while addressing youth opioid summit in Baltimore

First Lady Melania Trump, 39, was booed by a raucous crowd as she made a speech at the youth summit in Baltimore.

Consumer laws are not doing enough to protect rights of prisoners in US,  says report
Consumer laws are not doing enough to protect rights of prisoners in US, says report

From denying behind-bar customers the basic care as sellers to the retail companies avoiding regulations to fleece customers in jails, there are many problems to be addressed, says the report by Prison Policy Initiative volunteer Stephen Raher

Melania Trump's Boston hospital visit sparks protests from medical professionals: 'We really do care, do you?'
Melania Trump's Boston hospital visit sparks protests from medical professionals: 'We really do care, do you?'

The protesters included doctors, nurses and other hospital staff who raised their concerns about how the first lady's visit will appear to their immigrant patients.

RFK's granddaughter Saoirse Kennedy Hill, 22, died of accidental drug overdose, officials say
RFK's granddaughter Saoirse Kennedy Hill, 22, died of accidental drug overdose, officials say

The 22-year-old who was attending Boston College had a mixture of drugs and alcohol in her system when she died on August 1

Baby with deadly heart tumor wakes up from coma to smile at father giving family hope as they raise money for surgery
Baby with deadly heart tumor wakes up from coma to smile at father giving family hope as they raise money for surgery

Michael's parents Emma and Stuart Labuschagne said he stopped breathing after suffering a cardiac arrest on March 16 and was put in a medically induced coma

Sanitary brand Always removes female Venus symbol from packaging to become more inclusive, stirs controversy
Sanitary brand Always removes female Venus symbol from packaging to become more inclusive, stirs controversy

The decision came after transgender customer Ben Saunders raised a question about the existing symbol on the products, which they feel excludes transgender and non-binary customers

Michelle Obama would be the Democratic frontrunner for 2020 battle if she joins race, says poll
Michelle Obama would be the Democratic frontrunner for 2020 battle if she joins race, says poll

The former first lady will take a fair lead over the current frontrunners -- Elizabeth Warren, Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders -- if she enters the fray in the first primary, to be held in February next year, suggests a survey. Michelle, however, hasn't shown interest.

College student claims flight attendants locked her inside an airplane bathroom after she suffered from severe food allergy
College student claims flight attendants locked her inside an airplane bathroom after she suffered from severe food allergy

College student Alexa Jordan had a seriously traumatizing experience with airline staff in May 2016 when she went into anaphylactic shock while flying home to Chicago after her first year at Harvard.

Age of Extinction: Another North Atlantic right whale dies raising 2019 toll to 10 for a species with just 400 left
Age of Extinction: Another North Atlantic right whale dies raising 2019 toll to 10 for a species with just 400 left

Snake Eyes, a North Atlantic right whale, was found dead off Long Island last week. So far, there have been 30 deaths, 10 of those this year alone, largely due to fishing gear entanglements or ship strikes

Tom Brady says he has a 'lot of personal feelings' about Antonio Brown's New England Patriots exit following rape allegations
Tom Brady says he has a 'lot of personal feelings' about Antonio Brown's New England Patriots exit following rape allegations

The 31-year-old NFL player is facing allegations that he sexually assaulted his trainer Britney Taylor twice in 2017 and then raped her in May 2018

Surfer spots great white shark swimming few feet away from him in Cape Cod as terrifying encounter is caught on camera
Surfer spots great white shark swimming few feet away from him in Cape Cod as terrifying encounter is caught on camera

Photographer Joe Mault was at Nauset Beach on September 20 when he spotted surfer Devon Zimmerman's close brush with the shark

Florida family says their pet dog 'fried' to death on United Airlines flight after it was put in hot cargo hold
Florida family says their pet dog 'fried' to death on United Airlines flight after it was put in hot cargo hold

Rock, the family's dog, died during an August 2017 flight from Boston to Fort Lauderdale while he was being transported in the plane's cargo hold.

Nike drops NFL star Antonio Brown amid allegations of sexual assault against New England Patriots receiver
Nike drops NFL star Antonio Brown amid allegations of sexual assault against New England Patriots receiver

The 31-year-old NFL player is facing allegations in a federal lawsuit that he sexually assaulted his trainer Britney Taylor twice in 2017 and then raped her in May 2018.

‘Best friend’ French bulldog dies of heatstroke after airline staff left it with no water for 18 hours
‘Best friend’ French bulldog dies of heatstroke after airline staff left it with no water for 18 hours

Andrea Suviena and her family are demanding answers from KLM Royal Dutch Airlines after the horrific death

AOC mocks Straight Pride parade over lack of women, calls it 'I-Struggle-With-Masculinity' march
AOC mocks Straight Pride parade over lack of women, calls it 'I-Struggle-With-Masculinity' march

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez also posted a video from the Saturday march, where most of the 'Straight Pride' participants were shown as male as they held 'Make normalcy normal again' signs

Hurricane Dorian prompts Boise State-Florida State football game to move to Tallahassee
Hurricane Dorian prompts Boise State-Florida State football game to move to Tallahassee

Officials announced Thursday that the game will be played Saturday at Florida State's Doak Campbell Stadium in Tallahassee and start at noon, seven hours before it was originally scheduled to start in Jacksonville.

'Large' great white shark bites fishing boat after crew get close to whale carcass it was feeding on
'Large' great white shark bites fishing boat after crew get close to whale carcass it was feeding on

The 20-foot-long shark swims around the carcass before bumping its nose on the side of the boat, trying to intimidate the men and then opening its jaws and revealing its teeth.

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.

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.

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