Massachusetts

200 immigrants to be sworn in as US citizens at John F Kennedy library

Massachusetts US District Court Judge Dennis Saylor will preside over the naturalisation ceremony today afternoo

Jul 12, 2017, 13:16 PM IST

Girlfriend convicted in US texting suicide trial

A 20-year-old US woman was convicted of involuntary manslaughter Friday for ordering her teenage boyfriend to follow through on his long-planned suicide and for failing to save him from harm.

Jun 16, 2017, 22:53 PM IST
One third of FDA-approved drugs had safety issues: Study

One third of FDA-approved drugs had safety issues: Study

The study team defined postmarket safety events as those that lead to either withdrawal from the market due to safety concerns, a boxed warning or FDA issuance of a safety communication.

May 11, 2017, 01:12 AM IST

How the Republican elite turned a blind eye to the rise and rise of Donald Trump

Some of the Republican Party`s wealthiest donors gathered for a cocktail party at an exclusive resort in Deer Valley, Utah, yet no one mentioned Donald Trump.

Mar 03, 2016, 01:49 AM IST
Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton capture key wins on US Super Tuesday

Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton capture key wins on US Super Tuesday

Trump and Clinton turned their sights on each other after their Super Tuesday wins, with Trump promising to "go after" Clinton.

Mar 02, 2016, 08:11 AM IST
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.

Sep 09, 2015, 09:13 AM IST
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.

Jul 25, 2015, 11:26 AM IST
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.

Jul 24, 2015, 13:17 PM IST

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.

Jun 13, 2015, 01:00 AM IST

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.

Jun 11, 2015, 00:49 AM IST
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.

Jun 08, 2015, 19:03 PM IST

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.

Jun 03, 2015, 19:18 PM IST

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.

May 26, 2015, 19:40 PM IST
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.

Apr 16, 2015, 01:48 AM IST

'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.

Apr 04, 2015, 06:51 AM IST

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.

Mar 17, 2015, 00:33 AM IST

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.

Feb 28, 2015, 15:44 PM IST

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.

Jan 29, 2015, 04:58 AM IST

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.

Jan 29, 2015, 01:33 AM IST

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.

Jan 27, 2015, 17:11 PM IST