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Frankie Thevenot, 3, plays with an iPad in his bedroom at his home in Metairie, La.  (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

Group wants Fisher Price iPad bouncy seat recall

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ahh, the first year of a baby’s life — learning to sit up, crawl, even walk. But how about playtime in a bouncy seat with an iPad and some cool apps? Fisher-Price […]

12/10/2013

The nation's first full face transplant patient Dallas Wiens receives a kiss from his guide dog "Charlie" after a news conference at McCormick Place in Chicago, Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)

Face transplants thriving 2 years after operations

CHICAGO (AP) — The nation’s first full face transplant patients are growing into their new appearances — literally. Medical imaging shows new blood vessel networks have formed, connecting transplanted skin with the patients’ facial tissue, […]

12/04/2013

Onyango Obama, President Barack Obama's Kenyan-born uncle, arrives at U.S. Immigration Court for a deportation hearing Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013 in Boston. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Obama’s Kenyan-born uncle allowed to remain in US

BOSTON (AP) — President Barack Obama’s Kenyan-born uncle, who ignored a deportation order more than two decades ago, on Tuesday was granted permission to stay in the United States. Judge Leonard Shapiro made the decision […]

12/04/2013

This photo provided by the U.S. Attorney's office shows items inside James "Whitey" Bulger and Catherine Greig's apartment at the Princess Eugenia complex, in Santa Monica, Calif. The U.S. Marshals Service will auction off many of the items seized from Bulger's California apartment after his arrest two years ago, The Boston Globe reported Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013. (AP Photo/US Attorney's Office)

Bulger belongings could land on auction block

BOSTON (AP) — Former Boston crime boss James “Whitey” Bulger could soon see some of his jewelry, clothes and other belongings on the auction block. The U.S. Marshals Service will auction off many of the […]

11/30/2013

James "Whitey" Bulger. (AP Photo/ U.S. Marshals Service)

Convicted Boston mob boss ‘Whitey’ Bulger moved

BOSTON (AP) – Former Boston crime boss James “Whitey” Bulger has been moved to another lock-up. According the website of the Federal Bureau of Prisons, Bulger is now at the Metropolitan Detention Center in Brooklyn, […]

11/27/2013

Boston Red Sox player Shane Victorino, center, kids around with a razor as Boston Police Officer Steve Horgan, right, is shaved for One Fund Boston, the Boston Marathon charity for bombing victims, during a shave-off in Boston, Monday, Nov. 4, 2013. Horgan, who was stationed in the Boston Red Sox bullpen at Fenway Park, became a city icon after he was photographed with his arms in the air celebrating Red Sox's David Ortiz's grand slam in the AL championship baseball series against Detroit. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Ortiz, Victorino shavings being auctioned off

  BOSTON (AP) — It’s the ultimate display of Red Sox fandom: owning strands of David Ortiz’s World Series-winning beard. The hairs that Ortiz and Shane Victorino shaved off earlier this month are being auctioned […]

11/21/2013

This Nov. 18, 2013, photo,  shows Leigh's, an upscale independent clothing retail in Grand Rapids, Mich. Leigh's plans five parties including one Black Friday and another aimed at men shopping for wives and girlfriends. (AP Photo/Adam Bird)

Small retailers plan to party till they profit

NEW YORK (AP) — The parades and carnivals that draw people to downtown areas across the country this holiday season will be more than big celebrations. They’re part of a strategy to get shoppers into […]

11/20/2013

This 2004 photo shows Will Ferrell as anchorman Ron Burgundy in "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy." (AP Photo/Paramount Pictures, Frank Masi)

Emerson College to name school after Ron Burgundy

BOSTON (AP) — It’s kind of a big deal that Emerson College is changing the name of its school of communication. The college in Boston will rename the school — for one day only — […]

11/18/2013

James "Whitey" Bulger sits at his sentencing hearing in federal court in Boston, Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013. (AP Photo/Jane Flavell Collins)

Whitey Bulger gets life for racketeering, killings

BOSTON (AP) — Former Boston crime boss James “Whitey” Bulger was sentenced Thursday to life in prison for his murderous reign of terror in the 1970s and ’80s, bringing to a close a case that […]

11/14/2013

Sean McGonagle, the son of James "Whitey" Bulger victim Paul McGonagle, speaks with reporters after a sentencing hearing for Bulger at federal court in Boston, Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

A look at the 19 murder victims in Bulger trial

(AP) – A jury in August concluded that prosecutors proved that James “Whitey” Bulger was involved in 11 murders, didn’t prove his involvement in seven murders and couldn’t agree on one killing. PROVEN: —Paul McGonagle, […]

11/14/2013

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