Updated at 5:49 p.m. ET President Trump has pardoned his first national security adviser, Michael Flynn, who spent years enmeshed in an often bizarre legal war with the government that sprang from the Russia investigation. Trump announced the news Wednesday on Twitter as Americans prepared to observe the Thanksgiving holiday this week. Trump's action on Wednesday may open the door to possible clemency for other former advisers who were indicted as part of the Russia investigation, including...
Black Friday traditionally marks the start of the holiday shopping season, a crucial time for retailers. But a group representing them in Massachusetts said it's impossible to predict how it will go this year.
A walking bridge in western Massachusetts was badly damaged in an autumn storm, but the town doesn’t own the land under it. So residents have banded together to take on the project — for its practical and historical value.
After decades advocating for action on climate change as a U.S. senator and then secretary of state, John Kerry has been tapped for a newly created post — special presidential envoy for climate, based on the National Security Council. "America will soon have a government that treats the climate crisis as the urgent national security threat it is," Kerry said on Twitter shortly after the announcement by President-elect Joe Biden's transition team. "The climate crisis demands nothing less than...
In Massachusetts, mask-wearing is required in places where the public is allowed to gather, like retail stores — unless wearing a mask presents a medical risk to a customer.