August 23, 2019

Green Berets killed in fight in Afghanistan recognized

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Army’s Special Operations Command on Thursday released the names of the two Green Berets who were killed a day earlier during combat operations in Afghanistan.
August 23, 2019

Trump awards Medal of Freedom to NBA star Bob Cousy

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump presented 91-year-old basketball legend Bob Cousy with the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Thursday, praising the Boston Celtics star as “one of the all-time greats in the history of sports.”
August 23, 2019

Would Joe Kennedy run towards Ed Markey from the left — or the fitting?

Rep. Joe Kennedy III will reportedly decide whether to launch a 2020 primary challenge against Sen. Ed Markey in the coming weeks. In the meantime, the question is why.
August 23, 2019

‘If no yet another enticing than you comes alongside’: Here’s why a Boston City Council candidate wrote about her canvassing experiences

Hélène Vincent knows the realities of the campaign trail.The Boston City Council District 8 candidate knocks on 100 to 150 doors a day — a necessity in local politics to get the word out to voters, she says.
August 23, 2019

Trump, G-7 leaders to open summit centered on world economic system

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and other leaders of the world’s most industrialized nations will open their annual G-7 summit over the weekend by discussing the global economy.
August 23, 2019

As international financial image dims, options appear out of attain

WASHINGTON (AP) — As global leaders gather on two continents to take account of a darkening economic outlook, this is the picture they face:
August 23, 2019

Feds to revamp confidentiality guidelines for dependancy therapy

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health officials proposed Thursday to revamp stringent patient confidentiality regulations from the 1970s to encourage coordination among medical professionals treating people caught in the nation’s opioid epidemic.
August 23, 2019

Trump scraps plan to push for overseas assist minimize

WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing bipartisan opposition, President Donald Trump has scrapped an effort to cut some $4 billion in foreign aid that lawmakers had already approved.
August 23, 2019

Trump awarding Medal of Freedom to NBA star Bob Cousy

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is to present basketball legend Bob Cousy with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor, in an Oval Office ceremony on Thursday.
August 23, 2019

Key Mueller cooperator Gates testifies in trial of DC lawyer

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rick Gates, a key cooperator in special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation, testified Thursday against a prominent Washington attorney accused of concealing information from the Justice Department about work done for the government of Ukraine.