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These 2 New England cities are among the best for girlfriend getaways

Are you looking to plan an epic girls’ getaway? According to Travel + Leisure magazine, you don’t have to travel far. Two New England locations landed on the publication’s list of America’s best cities for getting away with the girls, determined by the publication’s readers. Providence, Rhode Island, ranked No. 11, and Portland, Maine, ranked No. […]

10 things to know for today

Among 10 Things to Know: Qatar's neighbors issue stiff demands, McConnell stakes it all on health bill, massive sequoia tree moving two blocks

What's next on health care draft in Congress

Senate Republican leaders have released their 142-page discussion draft of a health care bill, triggering a series of legislative steps with one goal for the GOP-led Congress _ repeal and replace Democrat Barack Obama's seven-year-old law

Another victory for the ‘Making a Murderer’ subject Brendan Dassey

Brendan Dassey, a subject of the Netflix documentary series “Making a Murderer,” won a major court victory Thursday, as a federal appeals court upheld an earlier ruling by a federal judge overturning his conviction. The ruling came 10 years after Dassey was convicted of sexually assaulting and killing a 25-year-old photographer.

Watch these free movies under the stars this summer

It’s summertime in Boston, which means you can stretch out on a blanket and catch a free movie (or several) under the stars. The city’s annual Free Friday Flicks at the Hatch Shell kicks off Friday and continues through Aug. 25. It’s one of several free movie events in Boston this summer: The Prudential Center’s Family […]

Sunday will have the best weather this weekend

This is our first weekend of summer, and it’s looking pretty nice. For many, this is also the first weekend the kids will be out of school, and you likely don’t want them stuck in the house.  The big weather question is how quickly a front moves east on Saturday.  As long as the front […]