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Detroit schools closed again due to 'sickouts'

Most Detroit schools will remain closed Tuesday, the second day of teacher protests over pay concerns in the city's financially ailing school district. At least 94 of the city's 97 public schools will be closed again Tuesday, Detroit Public Schools sp...

Published: Tue, 03 May 2016 12:14:22 GMT

US serviceman killed in combat by ISIS in Iraq

Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Tuesday that an American serviceman has been killed near Irbil in Iraq.

Published: Tue, 03 May 2016 12:02:21 GMT

Duck tour driver's record shows license suspensions, speeding violations

Boston police continue to investigate a duck boat crash that killed 29-year-old Allison Warmuth.

Published: Tue, 03 May 2016 11:56:05 GMT

Duck leads ducklings on annual waddle through school's halls

A mother duck has grown attached to a Michigan elementary school's courtyard, returning each year to lay her eggs and then walk the hallways with her ducklings - with the help of students and staff -- to safely get to a nearby pond.

Published: Tue, 03 May 2016 11:40:19 GMT

17-year-old identified as victim in crash

The teenage victim of a weekend car crash in Adams has been identified as a 17-year-old North Adams resident.

Published: Tue, 03 May 2016 11:36:08 GMT

Remains of Captain Cook's ship likely off RI coast

Researchers are set to announce that they believe the famed ship used by the legendary explorer Captain James Cook to sail around the world is submerged somewhere in Rhode Island's Newport Harbor.

Published: Tue, 03 May 2016 11:07:07 GMT

Hull schools closed after water main break

A water main break Tuesday forced the closure of schools in Hull.

Published: Tue, 03 May 2016 10:35:15 GMT

Victim of fatal crash survived 2010 Haiti earthquake

Mercedes Dorval was inside her home in Haiti Jan. 12, 2010, when she felt the rumble under her feet. Her five grandchildren were playing on the roof of their three-story building.

Published: Tue, 03 May 2016 10:24:16 GMT

Boats destroyed in yacht club fire

A fire at the Newton Yacht Club destroyed two boats early Tuesday morning.

Published: Tue, 03 May 2016 10:08:51 GMT

Startling stat: 1,400 unintentional, opioid-related deaths in 2015

The number of opioid-related deaths in Massachusetts continues to climb, fueled by the use of fentanyl, a synthetic and highly potent opiate often mixed with heroin.

Published: Tue, 03 May 2016 10:04:36 GMT