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The sun shines through the Olympic rings at the Cross Country stadium at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

LA still in the running for 2024 Olympic Games

Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington are the cities still in the running for a possible U.S. bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics. A person briefed on the U.S. Olympic Committee’s decision-making process […]

06/13/2014

An electronic highway sign is seen on Interstate 93 in Boston, Friday, May 9, 2014.  (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Boston drivers urged to ‘Use Yah Blinkah’

BOSTON (AP) — Perhaps the reason notoriously aggressive Boston drivers don’t use their turn signals is that no one’s ever put it in terms they understand. The Massachusetts Department of Transportation on Friday changed that […]

05/09/2014

Boston firefighters Michael R. Kennedy, left, and Lt. Edward J. Walsh, who were killed Wednesday, March 26, 2014, when trapped the basement while fighting a fire in an apartment building in Boston. (AP Photo/Boston Fire Department)

Boston mourns 2 firefighters killed in blaze

BOSTON (AP) — Boston residents mourned the deaths of two firefighters killed when a fire driven by strong winds whipped through a brownstone and trapped them in the basement in a neighborhood just blocks from […]

03/27/2014

April 19, 2013 file photo provided by the Massachusetts State Police, 19-year-old Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev leans over in a boat at the time of his capture by law enforcement authorities in Watertown, Mass. (AP Photo/Massachusetts State Police, Sean Murphy, File)

Boston could prove sympathetic to bombing suspect

BOSTON (AP) — Given the powerful grief and anger over the Boston Marathon bombing, Boston would seem to be a particularly hostile place for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to stand trial. But it might just be his […]

01/31/2014

From left, FBI Director James Comey, CIA Director John Brennan, and Director of National Intelligence James Clapper sit together in the front row before President Barack Obama spoke about National Security Agency (NSA) surveillance, Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, at the Justice Department in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Lawmakers say Obama surveillance idea won’t work

WASHINGTON (AP) — A chief element of President Barack Obama’s attempt to overhaul U.S. surveillance will not work, leaders of Congress’ intelligence committees said Sunday, pushing back against the idea that the government should cede […]

01/19/2014

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Boston approves ban on smoking in city-run parks

BOSTON (AP) — Boston has banned smoking in city-run parks, joining a growing list of American cities to do so. The Boston Parks and Recreation Commission on Monday approved a ban covering the 251 parks, […]

12/31/2013

Tactical police assemble outside a building at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass., Dec. 16, 2013. (AP Photo/Josh Reynolds)

Bail is allowed for Harvard bomb hoax suspect

BOSTON (AP) — Attorneys in Boston have agreed that a Harvard University student accused of making a bomb threat to get out of a final exam can be released on $100,000 bond. Federal prosecutors withdrew […]

12/18/2013

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Harvard buildings evacuated over explosives report

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Four buildings on Harvard University’s campus near Boston were evacuated Monday morning, interrupting final exams, after police received an unconfirmed report that explosives may have been placed inside. Three of the […]

12/16/2013

Current Los Angeles Clippers head coach and former Boston Celtics head coach Doc Rivers acknowledges fans during a video tribute to him in his first time back to the TD Garden after the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Boston, Dec. 11, 2013. Applauding are Clippers Chris Paul, left, and Blake Griffin, far right. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Clippers talk about win over Celtics

Listen to what some of the Clippers players had to say about last night’s game in Boston: New Clippers forward Stephen Jackson: Forward Antwan Jamison: Coach Doc Rivers: And don’t miss this afternoon’s game against […]

12/12/2013

Current Los Angeles Clippers head coach and former Boston Celtics head coach Doc Rivers waves during a video tribute to him for his first time back to the TD Garden, after the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Boston, Dec. 11, 2013. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Clippers beat Celtics 96-88 in Doc Rivers’ return

BOSTON (AP) — Doc Rivers picked up another win in Boston. The coach who led the Celtics to the 2008 NBA title returned for the first time with the Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday night and beat […]

12/12/2013

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