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  • Maine Sen. King announces successful prostate cancer surgery

    Independent Sen. Angus King of Maine says he's successfully undergone prostate cancer surgery. King made the announcement in a statement from his wife, Mary Herman. Herman said that her husband is feeling fine after the surgery Friday and eager to...
  • Massachusetts State trooper meets colleague who saved him

    A veteran Massachusetts State Police trooper and the baby boy whose life he saved more than three decades ago were reunited this week, and through a strange twist of fate, that boy is now a fellow trooper. Al Balestra, 63, met and shook hands Tuesday...
  • Baby falls from apartment deck, hits tarp, man working below

    Police say a baby fell from a third-floor apartment deck and hit a tarp and man working behind the Boston building. Authorities say the baby boy, who is between 1 and 2 years old, was transported to Massachusetts General Hospital on Wednesday night after...
  • Boston Marathon bomber's lawyers try to explain his crude gesture

    Defense attorneys for convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on Wednesday tried to downplay prosecution claims that their client had shown anger and defiance at the U.S. when he raised his middle finger at a surveillance camera, and said he...
  • Officials: Semitrailer hits parked car, Dunkin' Donuts,

    Fire officials say they believe a semitrailer driver was suffering from a medical condition when a large truck he was driving hit a parked car and crashed into a Dunkin' Donuts. Chelsea Deputy Fire Chief John Quatieri says the truck was hauling a...
  • Man arraigned on negligent homicide charges

    A 26-year-old Massachusetts man has been arraigned on negligent homicide charges relating to a fatal two-car crash in southeastern New Hampshire. Michael Gomez of Lowell, Massachusetts, appeared before a Salem judge Monday morning. He's accused of...
  • Lupus makes maintaining immunity doubly difficult

    Lupus makes maintaining immunity doubly difficult
    Strengthening and maintaining one's immune system is important for everyone, but for lupus patients, it's not only vital to keeping the disease under control, it's very tricky. The immune systems of lupus patients already are working in overdrive and...
  • 2 dead, 1 hurt in car crash in Boston's North End

    Two people have died and a third has been taken to the hospital with serious injuries after the car they were in rolled over in Boston's North End. Police say the BMW convertible apparently went out of control and rolled over on Commercial Street at...
  • Kerry released from Boston hospital after broken-leg surgery

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry was discharged from a Boston hospital on Friday, 10 days after undergoing surgery on a broken leg he sustained in a bicycle accident in France, and he declared he had not missed a tick on key foreign policy issues during...
  • 1 dies, another injured in 2-car crash

    Police in Salem, New Hampshire, are investigating a two-car crash that killed one person and injured another. Salem police say one of the drivers, identified as 33-year-old Phillip Carter of Salem, was ejected Tuesday night on Route 28. Police said he...
  • Free to be themselves: New clinic works with transgender children and teens

    DALLAS The first clue came while Mela Singleton was giving her 2-year-old daughter Evie a bath. "You're such a pretty little girl," she cooed. Evie responded, "I a boy." Singleton didn't think too much of it at the time, but over the next several...