BOSTON

Amazon Doesn't Deliver Its HQ2 To Boston

Nov 13, 2018

Boston and Somerville were contenders, even finalists, in the Amazon selection process to locate its second headquarters. But in the end — to the relief of some here and the sadness of others — the giant online retailer decided to split the site in two and set up new its headquarters in Northern Virginia and Queens, New York.

James "Whitey" Bulger is seen in two booking photos, decades apart -- 1959 and after his capture in 2011. The convicted mobster and murderer has died in prison.
(U.S. Marshals Service)

A funeral Mass was held Thursday morning for James "Whitey" Bulger in the mobster's native South Boston.

The Great Hall in the Massachusetts Statehouse, featuring town flags.
State of Massachusetts

Williamsburg, Massachusetts, will join communities from across the state when its town flag is hung in the Statehouse Great Hall.

Elections are a target environment for hackers. Voting systems in 21 states were targeted ahead of the 2016 election. Most of those attacks were unsuccessful, but the efforts continue ahead of the midterms, intelligence officials say.

It’s 8:30 a.m. on a recent morning in Boston’s immigration court. A federal prosecutor for the Department of Homeland Security pushes a cart loaded with case files into a courtroom. She wedges the cart between a wall and a desk and heaves a pile of paperwork onto the tabletop. Another day full of master calendar hearings is about to get underway.

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