Three days after the Boston Marathon bombing, three friends of 19-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev met at his dorm room at the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth, drawn there after seeing pictures on the news of one of the suspects that resembled their friend.
Three men were charged in connection with the Boston Marathon bombing investigation for obstruction of justice and lying to federal investigators in the days after the April 15 attack that killed three and injured more than 200.
AVX Corp., a maker of electronic components, agreed to pay $366 million to settle a U.S. lawsuit over continuing cleanup of a Massachusetts harbor contaminated 40 years ago with hazardous waste by the company’s predecessor.
Warren Buffett , who amassed the world’s third-biggest personal fortune through decades of stock picks and takeovers, told CNBC his worst investment was the textile mill that gave its name to Berkshire Hathaway Inc .
Most of the news about the world’s oceans is a litany of gloom: rising water temperatures, acidification, bleached coral reefs, tons of Japanese tsunami trash drifting toward North America’s west coast. So it is worth noting when something good is happening with the seas.
Months after House Financial Services Committee Chairman Barney Frank muscled an overhaul of Wall Street rules through Congress, he is showing signs of weakness in a Massachusetts re-election bid he says is his toughest ever.
Republican Scott Brown tapped into anger with Washington to capture a U.S. Senate seat in 2010. Elizabeth Warren, a consumer advocate and Harvard law professor, is wagering on public disgust with Wall Street to help Democrats win it back in 2012