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Guardian of New Hampshire primary fends off first challenge in decades

05 Dec 2018

CONCORD, N.H. The New Hampshire official who protects the state's traditional role in kicking off U.S. presidential elections narrowly held on to his seat on Wednesday, weathering his toughest challenge in four decades in office.

Harvard defends admission policy as Asian-American bias trial ends

02 Nov 2018

BOSTON Harvard University defended its admissions policies on Friday against a group accusing it of discriminating against Asian-American applicants in the closing arguments of a trial that could change the role of race in U.S. college admissions.

Congolese doctor, Yazidi activist, champions in fight against rape in war, win Nobel Peace Prize

05 Oct 2018

BUKAVU, Democratic Republic of Congo/CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts/OSLO Denis Mukwege, a doctor who helps victims of sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo, and Nadia Murad, a Yazidi rights activist and survivor of sexual slavery by Islamic State, won the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday. | Video

One dead, a dozen injured in gas blasts in Boston suburbs

14 Sep 2018

ANDOVER, Mass., Sept 14 Dozens of gas explosions killed at least one person, injured 12 more and forced thousands to evacuate from three communities north of Boston on Thursday.

Dozens of gas blasts rock Boston suburbs, killing at least one, injuring 12

14 Sep 2018

ANDOVER, Mass. Dozens of explosions, apparently triggered by a natural gas pipeline rupture, rocked three communities near Boston on Thursday, killing at least one person, injuring 12 and prompting the evacuation of hundreds, officials said. | Video

UPDATE 9-Dozens of gas blasts rock Boston suburbs, killing at least 1, injuring 12

14 Sep 2018

ANDOVER, Mass., Sept 13 Dozens of explosions, apparently triggered by a natural gas pipeline rupture, rocked three communities near Boston on Thursday, killing at least one person, injuring 12 and prompting the evacuation of hundreds, officials said.

Snow, confetti mix as Boston celebrates Patriots Super Bowl win

07 Feb 2017

BOSTON Falling snow gave way to clouds of confetti as hundreds of thousands of New England Patriots fans decked out in team jerseys and knit caps packed Boston streets for a parade to celebrate their team's fifth Super Bowl victory. | Video

Russian whistleblower Stepanova makes slow return

29 Jan 2017

BOSTON Russian whistleblower Yulia Stepanova made a sluggish return to international indoor athletics, finishing last in an 800 metres at the Boston Indoor Grand Prix on Saturday.

Whistleblower doubts Russian attitude changed

29 Jan 2017

BOSTON The woman who helped blow the whistle on Russian doping doubts her country's attitude toward performance-enhancing drugs has changed fundamentally in the three years since she and her husband exposed the massive problem.

Athletics-Russian whistleblower Stepanova makes slow return

28 Jan 2017

BOSTON, Jan 28 Russian whistleblower Yulia Stepanova made a sluggish return to international indoor athletics, finishing last in an 800 metres at the Boston Indoor Grand Prix on Saturday.

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