Probe prompts more than 1,600 driver license suspensions

BOSTON (AP) — More than 1,600 Massachusetts drivers have had their licenses suspended following a Registry of Motor Vehicles review prompted by a deadly crash that killed seven motorcyclists in New Ha...

Report: Massachusetts failing to suspend drivers licenses

BOSTON (AP) — An investigation has found that the Massachusetts motor vehicle department had not been properly processing out-of-state notifications about driving offenses, instead putting them into s...

Gov. Baker unveils plan to speed MBTA improvement projects

BOSTON (AP) — Gov. Charlie Baker unveiled a plan Tuesday to speed up construction projects on Greater Boston's public transit system after a pair of subway car derailments earlier this month ramped up...

Suit: Generic drug makers used code to fix price increases

BOSTON (AP) — A lawsuit says representatives of some of the nation's largest generic drug manufacturers used code words to collude with competitors to divvy up market share and coordinate price increa...

Abortion foes, supporters pack hearing in Massachusetts

BOSTON (AP) — Activists on both sides of the abortion divide have clashed over a bill in Massachusetts that would let women obtain an abortion after 24 weeks of pregnancy in cases of "fatal fetal anom...

Nuclear power plant workers prep for shutdown after 47 years

PLYMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — Workers at the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station are prepping for the plant's shutdown after 47 years of operation. On Friday, a team of workers will begin the pro...

Military vet Moulton joins 2020 presidential race

BOSTON (AP) — U.S. Rep. Seth Moulton is the latest Democrat to run for the White House. The Massachusetts lawmaker and Iraq War veteran made the announcement on his website Monday. ...

Parents press Harvard to remove Sackler name from art museum

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Parents whose children fatally overdosed on opioids are demanding Harvard University remove the name of a family whose company makes the powerful painkiller OxyContin from a bu...

Massachusetts OKs funds to offset Planned Parenthood losses

BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts, led by a Republican governor, has become the first state to approve money to offset the potential loss of federal funding to women's reproductive health organizations sinc...

Gov. Baker rejects supervised drug injection site proposal

BOSTON (AP) — Gov. Charlie Baker brushed aside on Wednesday a proposal for Massachusetts to allow supervised injection sites for drug users. The Republican told reporters the proposa...

US Rep. Neal building case to subpoena Trump tax returns

BOSTON (AP) — U.S. House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal is moving forward with plans to subpoena President Donald Trump's tax returns. The Massachusetts Democrat is i...

Massachusetts Republican Gov. Baker visits Boston mosque

BOSTON (AP) — Gov. Charlie Baker said there's more that unites people of different faiths than divides them as he paid a visit to a Boston mosque on Friday. Baker said that as govern...

Gov. Baker proposes expanding Medicare savings program

BOSTON (AP) — Low-income seniors would see a break in how much they pay for health care under a plan Republican Gov. Charlie Baker is including in his state budget proposal. Under th...

Gov. Baker: Tax hike will help towns address climate change

BOSTON (AP) — Gov. Charlie Baker is proposing an increase in the state excise tax on real estate transfers to help Massachusetts communities better prepare for the effects of climate change. ...

Elizabeth Warren planning trip to Iowa in bid for president

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Elizabeth Warren is preparing to bring a populist message to Iowa voters just days after taking her first major step toward launching a campaign for president. ...