Mother's Day Gifts 2012

May 9 7:58pm Boston Phoenix - thePhoenix.com
Big Fat Whale Good for one Virtual Grandkid Simulator...
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ALS patient behind ice bucket craze backs benefits change

Dec 31 7:00pm Boston.com - Local breaking news, sports, and culture
The Massachusetts man who inspired the Ice Bucket Challenge that has raised more than $200 million for ALS research is backing an effort in Congress to help others with the disease...
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AP source: Russian hackers charged in massive Yahoo breach

Dec 31 7:00pm Boston.com - Local breaking news, sports, and culture
A law enforcement official says the Justice Department is preparing to announce charges against four defendants, including two Russian security services officers, in a mega data breach at Yahoo...
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Boston Pops to showcase Gershwin on tour of US Midwest

Dec 31 7:00pm Boston.com - Local breaking news, sports, and culture
The Boston Pops is headed to the heartland...
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Bruins' Miller won't be disciplined for hit on Burmistrov

Dec 31 7:00pm Boston.com - Local breaking news, sports, and culture
Boston Bruins defenseman Colin Miller will not be suspended for his hit that forced Arizona Coyotes forward Alex Burmistrov to leave the ice on a stretcher...
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Chazelle's Neil Armstrong drama dated for October 2018

Dec 31 7:00pm Boston.com - Local breaking news, sports, and culture
La La Land director Damien Chazelle may have just finished one Oscar season, but he appears headed for another...
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Chelsea Clinton writes children's book, 'She Persisted'

Dec 31 7:00pm Boston.com - Local breaking news, sports, and culture
Chelsea Clinton has written a children's book, with a sharply worded title...
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Clark, No. 18 Cincinnati beat struggling Connecticut 67-47

Dec 31 7:00pm Boston.com - Local breaking news, sports, and culture
Gary Clark had 17 points and 14 rebounds, leading No. 18 Cincinnati over short-handed Connecticut 67-47 in the regular-season finale for both teams...
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Clay Buchholz is now the veteran on a rebuilding Phillies team

Dec 31 7:00pm Boston.com - Local breaking news, sports, and culture
Clay Buchholz got hit hard in his latest exhibition start for the Philadelphia Phillies, but the 32-year-old right-hander has been around long enough not to worry about spring stats...
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Documentary play about Boston Marathon bombing to premiere

Dec 31 7:00pm Boston.com - Local breaking news, sports, and culture
Finish Line, a documentary play about the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, will make its world premiere this week in Boston...
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Even Geno Auriemma is rooting for Connecticut's Cinderella

Dec 31 7:00pm Boston.com - Local breaking news, sports, and culture
I wouldn't want to be in their bracket. ...
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Ex-US energy secretary Ernest Moniz returns to MIT

Dec 31 7:00pm Boston.com - Local breaking news, sports, and culture
After serving nearly four years as the U.S. Energy Secretary, Ernest Moniz has returned to his roots at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology...
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Fallen firefighter's body escorted to medical examiner

Dec 31 7:00pm Boston.com - Local breaking news, sports, and culture
The body of a fallen Massachusetts firefighter has been escorted to the medical examiner's office with a solemn procession...
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Fire destroys businesses in Framingham shopping plaza

Dec 31 7:00pm Boston.com - Local breaking news, sports, and culture
A fire has destroyed several businesses in a Framingham shopping plaza...
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First Four: USC rallies from 17-point deficit to beat Providence

Dec 31 7:00pm Boston.com - Local breaking news, sports, and culture
The comeback victory was revenge for the Trojans.
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Former Boston drummer Sib Hashian dies at age 67 on cruise

Dec 31 7:00pm Boston.com - Local breaking news, sports, and culture
John Sib Hashian, former drummer for the arena rock band Boston, died on board a cruise ship Wednesday, according to his son, Adam Hashian...
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Funeral set for firefighter who collapsed at Watertown blaze

Dec 31 7:00pm Boston.com - Local breaking news, sports, and culture
Funeral plans announced for a Massachusetts firefighter who collapsed while battling a house fire and died...
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George W. Bush warns against 'isolationist tendency' in US

Dec 31 7:00pm Boston.com - Local breaking news, sports, and culture
George W. Bush is warning against an isolationist tendency in the U.S. that he says is dangerous to national security...
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Here's how the NFL will try to speed up games

Dec 31 7:00pm Boston.com - Local breaking news, sports, and culture
The NFL is making plans to speed up the pace of games, including changing how video replays are handled and using a time clock for extra points...
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Hiker finds body of Maine man missing since February

Dec 31 7:00pm Boston.com - Local breaking news, sports, and culture
Maine State Police say a hiker found the body of a man who had been missing since early February...
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House panel OKs health bill, industry groups say 'no'

Dec 31 7:00pm Boston.com - Local breaking news, sports, and culture
House Republicans have scored a pre-dawn triumph in their effort to scuttle former President Barack Obama's health care overhaul...
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Isaiah Thomas scores 25; Celtics stay hot at home

Dec 31 7:00pm Boston.com - Local breaking news, sports, and culture
Isaiah Thomas scored 25 points, Avery Bradley had 18 with eight rebounds and the Boston Celtics beat the Indiana Pacers 109-100 for their fifth win in six games...
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Jurors in Aaron Hernandez trial to view double murder site

Dec 31 7:00pm Boston.com - Local breaking news, sports, and culture
Jurors in the double murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez are set to view the crime scene in Boston...
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Korean War soldier from Massachusetts to get final farewell

Dec 31 7:00pm Boston.com - Local breaking news, sports, and culture
A Korean War soldier from Massachusetts is finally getting a proper farewell 67 years after he was reported missing in action...
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L.L. Bean's sales level in 2016 as company weathers boycott

Dec 31 7:00pm Boston.com - Local breaking news, sports, and culture
Clothing and outdoors gear retailer L.L. Bean says its annual net sales in fiscal 2016 were about level with the previous year at $1.6 billion...
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LePage praises exchanges, blasts House GOP's health plan

Dec 31 7:00pm Boston.com - Local breaking news, sports, and culture
Maine's Republican governor is praising federal health exchanges and says he's very disappointed by the House GOP's health plan...
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Maine governor apologizes for past racially charged comments

Dec 31 7:00pm Boston.com - Local breaking news, sports, and culture
Maine Gov. Paul LePage has apologized to a black father for his previous racially charged comments, drawing applause from the crowd at a town hall meeting...
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Man shot multiple times at house near Providence College

Dec 31 7:00pm Boston.com - Local breaking news, sports, and culture
Providence police say a 20-year-old man was shot multiple times near Providence College in house where nearly 300 people were fleeing as officers arrived...
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Mindy Kaling's Newark joke leads to dinner with Cory Booker

Dec 31 7:00pm Boston.com - Local breaking news, sports, and culture
A joke about the city of Newark, New Jersey, on Fox's The Mindy Project led to dinner plans between U.S. Sen. Cory Booker and star Mindy Kaling...
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NCAA Tournament: No. 2 Duke stunned by No. 9 South Carolina

Dec 31 7:00pm Boston.com - Local breaking news, sports, and culture
Sindarius Thornwell had 24 points and seventh-seeded South Carolina upset No. 2 seed Duke 88-81 to reach the Sweet 16 in the East Regional...
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Officials: Woman pulled from burning apartment building dies

Dec 31 7:00pm Boston.com - Local breaking news, sports, and culture
Authorities say a woman pulled from her burning apartment in Mansfield last week has died...
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Pence used a private email account to conduct state business

Dec 31 7:00pm Boston.com - Local breaking news, sports, and culture
A newspaper is reporting that Vice President Mike Pence used a private email account to conduct public business as Indiana's governor...
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Police cite Cape Cod sixth-grader for trespassing

Dec 31 7:00pm Boston.com - Local breaking news, sports, and culture
Police in Massachusetts serve a sixth-grader with no-trespass orders for cutting through neighbors' properties to reach her school bus stop...
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Police: 2 runaway calves on the lam in Cape Cod woods

Dec 31 7:00pm Boston.com - Local breaking news, sports, and culture
Police say two calves are on the loose in the woods of Cape Cod after making a break from their owner...
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Red Sox newcomer Chris Sale goes 2 innings in spring debut

Dec 31 7:00pm Boston.com - Local breaking news, sports, and culture
Happy? I don't know. ...
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Rock 'n' roll legend Chuck Berry dies at 90

Dec 31 7:00pm Boston.com - Local breaking news, sports, and culture
Chuck Berry, the rock 'n' roll founder who defined its joy and rebellion in Johnny B. Goode and other classics, has died in St. Charles County, Missouri, west of St. Louis...
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Russia's top diplomat is at the center of Trump controversies

Dec 31 7:00pm Boston.com - Local breaking news, sports, and culture
The Trump administration's back-to-back controversies over its Russian ties now have at least one thing in common: Ambassador Sergey Kislyak...
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Russian FSB officers, hackers charged in Yahoo breach

Dec 31 7:00pm Boston.com - Local breaking news, sports, and culture
The United States has announced charges against two Russian security service officers and two hackers, accusing them of a mega data breach at Yahoo that affected at least a half billion user accounts...
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Self-inflicted collapse chokes GOP effort to undo Obamacare

Dec 31 7:00pm Boston.com - Local breaking news, sports, and culture
Vice President Mike Pence has told a group at a small business in West Virginia that we will end the Obamacare nightmare and give the American people the world-class health care that they deserve. ...
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Shaq latest in the NBA community to join flat-Earth belief

Dec 31 7:00pm Boston.com - Local breaking news, sports, and culture
Count Shaquille O'Neal among the roster of NBA personalities who believe the Earth is flat...
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Snowmobile accidents, deaths up in Maine this year

Dec 31 7:00pm Boston.com - Local breaking news, sports, and culture
Snowmobile accidents and deaths are up in Maine this year as a cold and snowy winter has brought a resurgence of interest in operating the vehicles on the state's many miles of trails...
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South Carolina headed to Final Four, beats Florida 77-70

Dec 31 7:00pm Boston.com - Local breaking news, sports, and culture
Sindarius Thornwell scored 26 points and South Carolina earned its first trip to the Final Four with a 77-70 victory over Florida on Sunday...
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St. Patrick's toast set after fuss over lawmaker's drinking

Dec 31 7:00pm Boston.com - Local breaking news, sports, and culture
Rhode Island lawmakers are raising a glass to St. Patrick's Day and St. Joseph's Day the week after a legislator complained about heavy drinking at the State House...
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Student newspaper considers name change after KKK confusion

Dec 31 7:00pm Boston.com - Local breaking news, sports, and culture
A Jesuit college newspaper in Massachusetts is debating whether to change its name after being confused with a Ku Klux Klan publication sharing the same name...
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Suspect in Massachusetts liquor store robbery found sleeping

Dec 31 7:00pm Boston.com - Local breaking news, sports, and culture
Police in Massachusetts didn't have to look far for a suspect in the knifepoint robbery of a Pittsfield liquor store...
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Trump administration approves Keystone XL pipeline

Dec 31 7:00pm Boston.com - Local breaking news, sports, and culture
The Trump administration has issued a presidential permit to pipeline builder TransCanada to build the Keystone XL pipeline...
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Trump blames conservatives on health care, signals new openness to Democrats

Dec 31 7:00pm Boston.com - Local breaking news, sports, and culture
President Donald Trump is attacking conservative lawmakers after the failure of the Republican bill to replace Obamacare. ...
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Trump supporters declare pride in president, rally around the country

Dec 31 7:00pm Boston.com - Local breaking news, sports, and culture
Supporters of President Donald Trump are convening near Trump Tower, the White House and several other places around the country in marches to show their pride in his presidency...
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Trump tweets dig at Snoop Dogg over mock shooting in video

Dec 31 7:00pm Boston.com - Local breaking news, sports, and culture
President Donald Trump is firing back at Snoop Dogg days after the release of a music video in which the rapper points a toy gun at clown dressed like Trump and pulls the trigger...
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Ulis hits 3 at buzzer, Suns beat Celtics in wild finish

Dec 31 7:00pm Boston.com - Local breaking news, sports, and culture
Rookie Tyler Ulis threw in a 3-pointer at the buzzer after a Boston turnover and the Phoenix Suns came away with a wild 109-106 victory over the Celtics...
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US to approve Keystone XL pipeline

Dec 31 7:00pm Boston.com - Local breaking news, sports, and culture
Senior U.S. officials say the Trump administration will approve the Keystone XL pipeline on Friday...
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Utah man killed, wife injured in London attack

Dec 31 7:00pm Boston.com - Local breaking news, sports, and culture
A statement from the Mormon church issued on behalf of relatives says a Utah man was among those killed in a London attack and his wife was seriously injured...
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Viral video imagines Elmo getting fired over PBS budget cuts

Dec 31 7:00pm Boston.com - Local breaking news, sports, and culture
A viral online video imagines lovable Sesame Street character Elmo getting fired due to budget cuts to PBS...
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Watch: UNC's unlikely hero stuns Kentucky with last-second shot

Dec 31 7:00pm Boston.com - Local breaking news, sports, and culture
“I just kind of stepped back, and he gave me the ball and I just shot it, and luckily it went in.”...
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Watertown firefighter dies after collapsing at scene of house fire

Dec 31 7:00pm Boston.com - Local breaking news, sports, and culture
A firefighter who collapsed while responding to a house fire in Watertown has died...
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West Springfield police search for 'dangerous' suspect

Dec 31 7:00pm Boston.com - Local breaking news, sports, and culture
West Springfield police are looking for a man they consider armed and dangerous thought be involved in a not-fatal shooting in the city...
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Where things stand in the Volkswagen emissions scandal

Dec 31 7:00pm Boston.com - Local breaking news, sports, and culture
With an agreement Friday to pay $4.3 billion in criminal and civil fines, Volkswagen's cost for its emissions-cheating scandal is now more than $20 billion...
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Woman pulled from submerged car in Connecticut river dies

Dec 31 7:00pm Boston.com - Local breaking news, sports, and culture
Police say a woman has died after her car plunged off an embankment and into a river in Groton...
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Woman questions Spicer at DC Apple store, tweets video

Dec 31 7:00pm Boston.com - Local breaking news, sports, and culture
A woman has posted video of herself pointedly questioning White House press secretary Sean Spicer while he was out shopping at a local Apple store...
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Wynn tweaks Everett casino plan as cost rises to $2.4 billion

Dec 31 7:00pm Boston.com - Local breaking news, sports, and culture
Wynn is making changes to its Boston-area resort casino as the price tag climbs to $2.4 billion...
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