Gaza cease-fire appears to unravel

Israel and Hamas each accused the other of violating the truce.

Liquor license, opioid bills pass Legislature

The bills were part of a flurry to finish major legislation on the final night of formal sessions.

weekly poll

Massachusetts: even more liberal than you thought

Despite disliking the liberal title, Massachusetts voters consistently side with left-leaning policies over more conservative ones.

Results may trouble women on birth control pill

Those taking formulations with high levels of estrogen had a nearly three times greater risk of developing breast cancer, the study says.

House members headed for the door Thursday as their five-week recess loomed. This Congress is likely to be one of the least productive in history.

Congress keeps road funds going

Lawmakers waited until just hours before starting a five-week recess to make sure construction money continued flowing.


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New York-based cartoonist and illustrator Ward Sutton examines immigration along the US-Mexico border.

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