Substitute Neymar inspires Brazil to 4-1 win over U.S
Substitute Neymar inspires Brazil to 4-1 win over U.S

Substitute Neymar scored two second-half goals to inspire Brazil to a 4-1 win over the United States in Massachusetts on Tuesday.

Governor undecided over struggling Boston bid
Governor undecided over struggling Boston bid

Boston`s troubled bid for the 2024 Olympics suffered another blow on Friday as Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker reiterated he could not give backing to the event until he`s reviewed an independent report of its finances.

Brazil to play against US in football friendly
Brazil to play against US in football friendly

Brazil will meet the United States in a friendly at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts, on September 8, the South American country's CBF football confederation has said.

Two US men charged with beheading plot to help Islamic State

Prosecutors charged two US men on Friday for plotting to help the Islamic State militant group by beheading Americans, after an investigation that led law enforcement officers to shoot a suspect dead last week in Boston.

American fighting with Kurds killed in Islamic State battle

An American fighting with Kurdish forces against the Islamic State group in Syria has been killed in battle, authorities said today, likely the first US citizen to die fighting alongside them against the extremists.

Artificial intelligence solves 100-year-old biology problem
Artificial intelligence solves 100-year-old biology problem

An artificial intelligence (AI) system has solved a 100-year-old mystery of how a flatworm regenerates its body parts, an advance which suggests that computers may one day independently invent scientific ideas.

Man arrested in Boston terrorism probe due in court

A Massachusetts man arrested late Tuesday as part of a terrorism investigation will face charges in federal court on Wednesday, hours after another suspect in the probe was shot dead, according to prosecutors.

Drone crashes into crowd in US, two injured

A drone hovering over a Memorial Day parade in Marblehead in the US state of Massachusetts struck a building and fell on two spectators, injuring them.

Ex-NFL star Hernandez gets life in prison for 2013 killing
Ex-NFL star Hernandez gets life in prison for 2013 killing

Former National Football League star Aaron Hernandez was sentenced to life in prison on Wednesday for murdering an acquaintance in an industrial park near his Massachusetts home, concluding the first of two murder trials he faces this year.

'Islam's worst enemy' Boko Haram will be beaten: Niger president

Militant group Boko Haram is "the worst enemy of Islam" and will be defeated because West African Muslims reject its violent actions and harsh interpretation of the Koran, Niger`s President Mahamadou Issoufou said on Friday.

Police recall chaotic gunfight with accused Boston bombers

Two police officers on Monday recalled a night of chaos as they battled with the accused Boston Marathon bombers in Watertown, Massachusetts, four days after the attack that killed three people and injured 264.

Marathon bombing trial can stay in Boston: US appeals court

The trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev can stay in Massachusetts, a federal appeals court ruled.

Romney, mulling 2016 run, blasts Clinton and Obama

Republican Mitt Romney, considering another presidential run, slammed potential 2016 rival Hillary Clinton on Wednesday for "cluelessly" conducting foreign policy and said Americans are suffering under Barack Obama`s brand of economics.

After blizzard, oceanfront Massachusetts cleans up from flooding

Ocean Street in the waterfront Massachusetts town of Marshfield was littered with lobster traps, downed wires and chunks of houses on Wednesday, after a massive blizzard hammered New England.

Massive snowstorm hits northeast US, life affected

Northeastern US was hit late Monday by a massive snowstorm which affected normal life in Boston, Manhattan, New England and elsewhere in the region.

'Historic and destructive' storm could hit US

A potentially "historic and destructive" winter storm and blizzard will likely hit areas of Massachusetts beginning Monday night, dumping heavy snow and bringing strong winds, state emergency officials said Sunday.

4D printing to create shape changing structures

In a first, researchers from Massachusetts Institute of Technology have used a technology called four dimensional (4D) printing to create a structure that can change shape without external intervention.

Massachusetts hospital says treating possible Ebola patient

Massachusetts General Hospital admitted a patient possibly exposed to the Ebola virus on Tuesday, the hospital said in a statement.

Bayern Munich seek slice of American pie
Bayern Munich seek slice of American pie

Five-times European champions Bayern Munich, looking to take on English Premier League clubs and grab some of the growing market for soccer in the United States, have set up a U.S. registered company.

Massachusetts town weighs nation's 1st tobacco ban

The cartons of Marlboros, cans of Skoal and packs of Swisher Sweets are hard to miss stacked near the entrance of Vincent's Country Store, but maybe not for much longer: All tobacco products could become contraband if local health officials get their way.