The review system for driver violations at the Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles is broken. After more than a year's worth of unopened paper violations from other states were found, more than 1,600 drivers are just now having the law catch up with them.
These are happy days for Gilberto Pereira Brito and his family. Inside the kitchen of their Brockton apartment, his three young children climb all over him like hes a human jungle gym. Four-year-old Taliyahs eyes light up when she talks about the fireworks they watched together on the Fourth of July. But just beneath the surface of this summertime revelry, Pereira Brito and his family are still coming to terms with the very recent past. Im in the process with [ICE], and theyre talking back...
The Massachusetts Citizens Commission, which is charged with looking into political campaign finance, will meet in Springfield Wednesday.
Fifty years ago, two astronauts became the first humans to set foot on the moon. Like many explorers, they documented their accomplishment in photographs. The images they took are some of the most enduring of the 20th century, traveling from Life magazine to MTV to Twitter. For most of us, the photos brought back by Apollo 11 are iconic and a little difficult to comprehend. But for astronauts, they represent something more: hours of training, risks taken and the many people on the ground who...
Updated at 7:05 p.m. ET The House of Representatives approved a resolution Tuesday evening condemning the president for a series of racist tweets about four Democratic lawmakers. The vote was mostly along party lines, as the House split 240-187, with four Republicans supporting the nonbinding measure. Republican Reps. Fred Upton of Michigan, Brian Fitzpatrick of Pennsylvania, Susan Brooks of Indiana and Will Hurd of Texas joined with Democrats to rebuke the president, as did Michigan Rep....
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The poet January Gill O'Neil writes a lot about life after her divorce. That includes what she calls the ordinary, boring stuff. But her poems about a trip to the hardware store or a night roller-skating with her kids feel universal.
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