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August 23, 2019

SAT Checklist: How Long Is SAT? Which Calculators Are Accepted, Last Minute Tips

The SAT can be a stressful time in a high school student's life, but fortunately, almost every question a student has can be answered ahead of time.
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

‘If no 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

‘We misplaced every part we labored towards for 20 years’: Family tries to maneuver on after hearth guts Woburn residence

When a fire tore through a triple-decker home on Sturgis Street in Woburn last week, resident Kathleen Trowbridge said her family lost everything, including their pet cat.
August 23, 2019

News Corp is making a information service referred to as… Knewz

News Corp is developing a news distribution service designed to offer an alternative to Google and Facebook, according to The Wall Street Journal. It’s currently being called Knewz, and it’s meant to give the Rupert Murdoch-owned publishing empire leverage over the two tech giants, both of which have become integral to the distribution of news — often to publishers’ consternation.
August 23, 2019

U.S. Says China Is Blocking Trillions in Oil and Gas, Will Send Navy for Asia Drills

The United States has accused China of preventing Southeast Asian countries from accessing trillions of dollars worth of untapped oil and gas reserves in the South China Sea as the Pentagon planned to hold its first exercise with regional powers near the strategic region.
August 23, 2019

Pastor in Mexico Shot and Killed During Sunday Service

A pastor in Mexico was shot and killed leaving his church on Sunday.Pastor Alfrery Líctor Cruz Canseco was shot point-black after Sunday services as Fraternidad Cristiana church in Tlalixtac de Cabrera, a town in Oaxaca, La Prensa reports. The assailant reportedly attempted to flee but was blocked by parishioners and arrested. Canseco died en route to the hospital.
August 23, 2019

‘Unbelievably unifying’: Targeted by anti-Semitism, Mass. Jewish leaders double down on love

After an arsonist lit two fires at the Chabad Center for Jewish Life of Arlington-Belmont in May, Rabbi Avi Bukiet talks about what’s come out of the surreal months since with optimism.
August 23, 2019

Don’t ban new applied sciences – experiment with them fastidiously

For many years, Facebook’s internal slogan was “move fast and break things.” And that’s what the company did – along with most other Silicon Valley startups and the venture capitalists who fund them. Their general attitude is one of asking for forgiveness after the fact, rather than for permission in advance. Though this can allow for some bad behavior, it’s probably the right attitude, philosophically speaking.
August 22, 2019

Indiana KFC Worker Arrested for Stabbing Fellow Employee Soon After Getting Fired

A man has been arrested after he allegedly stabbed a KFC worker in Indiana, soon after he was fired from a job at the same restaurant.