- US: Bahrain falls short on political, human rights reforms Updated: Jun-22-16 7:54 pm
WASHINGTON - Bahrain has fallen short in implementing a series of political and human rights reforms, according to the State Department, undermining efforts to stabilize the tiny island kingdom after its Sunni-ruled government crushed Arab Spring protests five years ago.
- Massachusetts delegation joins call for gun control vote Updated: Jun-22-16 5:00 pm
BOSTON - Members of Massachusetts' all-Democratic U.S. House delegation are among those refusing to leave the U.S. House floor until they secure a vote on gun control measures.
- 5 of 9 congressional incumbents facing no GOP challengers Updated: Jun-07-16 6:16 pm
BOSTON - Five of Massachusetts' nine Democratic U.S. House members face no Republican challengers this fall.