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Groupon buys rival LivingSocial for a heavy discount

Groupon just scored a great deal buying its competitor. Groupon announced Wednesday it has agreed to buy LivingSocial, its onetime rival in the daily deals market, for a price low enough to be considered "not material." The acquisition marks the end of...

Published: Thu, 27 Oct 2016 07:04:13 GMT

25 indicted on heroin, fentanyl trafficking charges

Federal officials announced Wednesday that a large heroin-trafficking ring in New Hampshire has been broken up.

Published: Thu, 27 Oct 2016 03:42:21 GMT

Man pays students' school lunch after seeing viral video

A man heard about the heartwarming school story that went viral, and it inspired him to ensure no other child goes hungry. 

Published: Thu, 27 Oct 2016 03:30:07 GMT

Celtics survive late scare to beat Nets in season opener

Isaiah Thomas had 25 points and nine assists, Jae Crowder added 21 points and Al Horford pitched in 11 in his Boston debut on Wednesday night as the Celtics survived a late scare to beat the Brooklyn Nets 122-117

Published: Thu, 27 Oct 2016 02:53:53 GMT

Hundreds gather at vigil honoring men killed in wrong-way highway crash

Hundreds gathered Wednesday night in Hyannis to remember the young lives lost in a horrific crash on Interstate 495. 

Published: Thu, 27 Oct 2016 02:50:52 GMT

Uber driver slams into Boston building with passenger onboard

The vehicle that slammed into a building in downtown Boston was being driven by an Uber driver who had a passenger onboard at the time of the crash. 

Published: Thu, 27 Oct 2016 02:28:21 GMT

City officials outraged after smoke scare in Back Bay station

After passengers panicked from smoke billowing into the Back Bay station in Boston, city officials are demanding a fix.

Published: Thu, 27 Oct 2016 02:27:09 GMT

'It happened so fast.' Passengers panic after smoke fills Back Bay station

Panicked passengers escaped through broken windows in order to evacuate an Orange Line train after its motor overheated in Boston.

Published: Thu, 27 Oct 2016 02:22:43 GMT

Cholesterol tests for 1-year-olds? Study says it could help

What if a blood test could reveal that your child is at high risk for early heart disease years in the future, giving you a chance to prevent it now? A big study in England did that - screening thousands of babies for inherited risk - and found it was twice as common as has been thought.

Published: Thu, 27 Oct 2016 01:47:31 GMT

Defibrillators donated in honor of New Bedford man who died of heart attack

A heartwarming ceremony took place in New Bedford Wednesday, as 25 automated external defibrillators -- AEDs -- were handed out for use in the city.

Published: Wed, 26 Oct 2016 23:10:54 GMT