- Judge tosses 1 of 2 charges against ex-BP exec on trial Updated: Jun-01-15 7:32 pm
NEW ORLEANS - A federal judge on Monday tossed out one of two pending charges against a former BP executive the federal government accuses of trying to hide the severity of the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
- AP Interview: France warns climate change threatens security Updated: May-30-15 1:22 pm
PARIS - Climate change is a threat to international security, France's influential Environment Minister Segolene Royal warned Saturday - adopting an unusually hawkish stance as she heads to the U.S. to push for a global deal on reducing emissions at a landmark Paris conference this year.
- FCC takes aim at annoying telemarketing calls Updated: May-27-15 6:58 pm
WASHINGTON - Those automated phone calls during the dinner hour, late at night or to your wireless phone can be so frustrating - and the government is taking note.
- Massachusetts home care workers press for $15 per hour wage Updated: May-13-15 4:32 pm
BOSTON - Hundreds of homecare workers delivered hand-signed letters to Gov. Charlie Baker's office Wednesday pressing for what they called a $15 an hour "living wage."
- Obama administration urges approval of US-China nuclear pact Updated: May-12-15 5:05 pm
WASHINGTON - The Obama administration on Tuesday urged senators to support a new 30-year agreement with China on civilian nuclear cooperation but faced a barrage of concern from both parties that Chinese companies are exporting sensitive technology to Iran and North Korea.
- US Sens. Warren, Markey vote against GOP budget proposal Updated: May-05-15 7:50 pm
BOSTON - The state's two Democratic U.S. senators have both voted against a Republican-led budget proposal that they say will harm families and businesses in Massachusetts.