Malloy taps Bridgeport senator to run DMV

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is tapping a Bridgeport state senator as his new commissioner of Connecticut’s Department of Mo…

Salvador Violence Against Women

El Salvador’s gangs target women and girls

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Israel Ticas calls himself the “lawyer for the dead,” the man who can bring justice to the buried victims of El Salvador’s brutal violence.

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Al-Jazeera shuts down its Egypt channel

CAIRO (AP) — The Qatari-owned Al-Jazeera news network on Monday shut down its Egypt channel, quieting a major source of tension between the …

Springfield TV pioneer Putnam dies

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — William Lowell Putnam, who founded the Springfield area’s first television station and the first licensed UHF tele…

Traffic on the Mass Pike

Plan ahead for safe holiday travel

Heavy traffic on peak holiday travel days is expected, drivers are encouraged to consider travel during the early morning or after 8 p.m.