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A train carrying 243 passengers derailed in Missouri on Monday afternoon, and initial reports are that some people aboard were injured, Amtrak said.

In latest push for lawmakers to pass tax relief, Baker focuses on state’s seniors

A Burrillville, R.I., man accused of illegally stockpiling more than 200 firearms, making ghost guns, and shooting into his neighbors’ property is now facing multiple state felony gun and drug charges.

In its first COVID-19 data report since Friday, Mass. reports 3,491 confirmed cases; 9 deaths reported Friday

Bruins make it official by extending Don Sweeney’s contract as general manager

R.I. man accused of illegally stockpiling guns faces new felony and drug charges

State Police and fire marshal seize more than 1,500 illegal fireworks over weekend

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A group of MIT pranksters transformed the school’s Great Dome Saturday night into Captain America’s shield in celebration of the new “Avengers” movie.

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For years, the Boston Police kept a secret: the union president was an alleged child molester

“Katy Perry, please stop,” the nun pleaded. Then the nun collapsed and died.

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Virginia Oliver is the oldest licensed lobsterer in Maine. At 101, she rises before dawn three mornings a week to head out for the day’s catch alongside her son, Max. It’s no surprise that when her story ran in the Globe Sunday, it piqued broad interest.

A judge has approved fashion designer Mossimo Giannulli’s plea deal in the nationwide college admissions scam. Giannulli, husband of actress Lori Loughlin (who also faces sentencing today), will get 5 months in prison.

Some women said the environment at ESPN can be so hostile, they've hid pregnancies. One anchor even did her scheduled broadcast while she was having a miscarriage, according to former employees.

A rare two-headed turtle is being cared for by the veterinary staff at New England Wildlife Centers. The cute diamondback terrapin hatchling, found at a protected nesting site in Barnstable, has two heads and three legs on each side. 🐢

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