Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Dec. 12, 2013: A bicycle fitted with a prototype of the Copenhagen Wheel, the red disk, a human/electric hybrid bicycle engine, hangs on a wall at Superpedestrian, the hybrid engine's manufacturer in Cambridge, Mass.  (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)

Mass. high-tech startup hopes to change biking

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts startup is launching a new device that transforms almost any bicycle into an electric-hybrid vehicle using an app on a smartphone. The device, called the Copenhagen Wheel, is installed […]

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

In this Friday, Nov. 23, 2012 file  photo, an Indian man gets a shave during the annual cattle fair in Pushkar, Rajasthan, India. In October 2013, Procter & Gamble has introduced Gillette Guard, a low-cost razor designed for emerging markets like India.  (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)

Cheap razor made after P&G watches Indians shave

NEW YORK (AP) — Procter & Gamble executives say it was striking the first time they witnessed a man shave while sitting barefoot on the floor in a tiny hut in India. He had no […]

10/03/2013

NSA leaker Edward Snowden during his meeting with Russian activists and officials at Sheremetyevo airport, Moscow, Russia. (AP Photo/Tatyana Lokshina, Human Rights Watch)

Email service linked to Edward Snowden shuts down

LONDON (AP) — A Texas-based email service reportedly used by National Security Agency systems analyst Edward Snowden said it was shutting down Thursday, explaining in a cryptic message that it would rather go out of […]

08/08/2013

In this Friday, April 19, 2013 Massachusetts State Police photo, (AP Photo/Massachusetts State Police, Sean Murphy)

Cop who leaked bombing suspect photos disciplined

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. (AP) — A state police photographer who released photos of the bloodied Boston Marathon bombing suspect during his capture was placed on restricted duty Tuesday. Sgt. Sean Murphy said he leaked the photos […]

07/23/2013

In this magazine cover image released by Wenner Media, Boston Marathon bombing suspect  Dzhokhar Tsarnaev appears on the cover of the Aug. 1, 2013 issue of "Rolling Stone." (AP Photo/Wenner Media)

Photographer releases photos of Boston bombing suspect

BOSTON (AP) — A police photographer, furious with a Rolling Stone cover photo he believes glamorizes the surviving Boston Marathon suspect, released gritty images Thursday from the day he was captured. Photos released to Boston […]

07/18/2013

Amar Bose headshot, a Chairman of the Board and Technical Director of Bose Corporation. (AP Photo)

Founder of Mass.-based Bose audio firm dies at 83

BOSTON (AP) — Acoustics pioneer Amar Bose, founder and chairman of the audio technology company Bose Corp., known for the rich sound of its small tabletop radios and its noise-canceling headphones popular among frequent fliers, […]

07/13/2013

Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev, identified by the FBI as suspect number 2 in 2013 Boston Marathon bombings, FBI handout (AP Photo)

Boston bombing suspect pleads not guilty

BOSTON (AP) — His arm in a cast and his face swollen, a blase-looking Dzhokhar Tsarnaev pleaded not guilty Wednesday in the Boston Marathon bombing in a seven-minute proceeding that marked his first public appearance […]

07/10/2013

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Health insurers fear young people will opt out

MIAMI (AP) – Dan Lopez rarely gets sick and hasn’t been to a doctor in 10 years, so buying health insurance feels like a waste of money. Even after the federal health overhaul takes full […]

07/05/2013

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Suspect in Boston Marathon bombing indicted

BOSTON (AP) — A federal grand jury on Thursday returned a 30-count indictment against the surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings, and many of the charges carry the possibility of life in prison or […]

06/27/2013

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