Official: Mafia hit man is suspect in death of Whitey Bulger

BOSTON (AP) — A former federal investigator says a Mafia hit man is a suspect in the prison slaying of Boston crime boss James "Whitey" Bulger. The official told The Associated Press...

Gangster's death brings abrupt end to old South Boston

BOSTON (AP) — The death of gangster James "Whitey" Bulger brings an abrupt end to a notorious chapter in the history of South Boston, the neighborhood where Bulger once ran a ruthless gang responsible...

North Carolina's wild horses know how to survive hurricane

For many vacationers on North Carolina's Outer Banks, a trip there is not complete without at least catching a glimpse of the majestic wild horses that roam the islands. As Hurricane Florence approach...

North Carolina's wild horses expected to survive hurricane

As North Carolina braces for Hurricane Florence , some tourists and residents are worried about the famous wild horses that roam the Outer Banks. But Sue Stuska, a wildlife biologist...

Hate crime charges leveled after Charlottesville attack

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Federal authorities have leveled hate crime charges against the 21-year-old man accused of plowing a car into protesters in Charlottesville last year, killing a woman. ...

Latino, Asian-American groups sue over citizenship question

Two dozen Latino and Asian-American organizations have filed a federal lawsuit alleging that the Trump administration's plan to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census violates the U.S. constitu...

A joyful reunion with birth parents leads to incest, murder

DOVER, N.Y. (AP) — What started out as a joyful reunion of a young woman with her birth parents soon turned sour, then shocking, and finally deadly. A young woman named Katie married...

Investigators discount political motive for GOP train crash

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — An Amtrak train carrying dozens of Republican congressman to a retreat crashes into a garbage truck in rural Virginia. Within minutes, social media lights up with conspiracy theor...

MLK confidant and civil rights leader Wyatt Tee Walker dies

CHESTER, Va. (AP) — The Rev. Wyatt Tee Walker, a leader in the civil rights movement who helped the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. assemble his famous "Letter From Birmingham Jail," has died. ...

Exhibit explores the history of China's first emperor

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — An exhibit at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts features 10 life-size terracotta figures, part of an underground army of nearly 8,000 clay soldiers and other figures created 2,000 ...

Fight over Trump travel restrictions back to appeals courts

SEATTLE (AP) — For most of the time Syrian refugee Mohammad Al Zayed has been in the United States, judges have been wrestling with the Trump administration's efforts to impose travel restrictions tha...

Plunging temps could lead to icy conditions following storm

NEW YORK (AP) — Falling temperatures could lead to icy conditions on roads and sidewalks across the Northeast following a late-season storm that plastered the region with sleet and snow. ...

Lawyer says Wahlberg movie is unfair to Boston bombing widow

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A lawyer for the widow of one of the Boston Marathon bombers says she is portrayed unfairly in the new Mark Wahlberg film, "Patriots Day." The movie suggests ...

Former Boston police head says 'Patriots Day' gets it right

BOSTON (AP) — For Jessica Kensky, seeing the new Mark Wahlberg movie about the Boston Marathon bombing was deeply personal. She and her husband, Patrick Downes, both lost their left ...

Human rights group urges boycott of Qatar Airways

BOSTON (AP) — A human rights group is hoping to persuade travelers from Boston and other cities to avoid flying on Qatar (GUH'-tur) Airways when going to the Middle East. The Washing...