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RI Housing Secretary resigns

RI Housing Secretary resigns

Rhode Island’s first Secretary of Housing resigned on Wednesday, and Governor Dan McKee accepted Josh Saal’s resignation.MORE

Court weighs tossing Boston marathon bomber’s death sentence

Court weighs tossing Boston marathon bomber's death sentence

Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s attorney urged a federal appeals court Tuesday to throw out the 29-year-old’s death sentence because of juror misconduct claims just months after it was revived by the nation’s highest court.MORE

Air travel across US thrown into chaos after computer outage

Air travel across US thrown into chaos after computer outage

By MICHELLE CHAPMAN, The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — The world’s largest aircraft fleet was grounded for hours by a cascading outage in a government system that delayed or cancelled thousands of flights across the U.S. on Wednesday. The White House initially said that there was no evidence of a cyberattack behind the outage…MORE

First woman elected Massachusetts governor sworn in

First woman elected Massachusetts governor sworn in

Maura Healey, the first woman and first open member of the LGBTQ community to be elected governor of Massachusetts, was sworn into office at the Statehouse Thursday, pledging to lead “with empathy and with equity.”MORE

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