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In Hyde Park this Thanksgiving, a Boston housing success story

Shamia Chaparro and her three children have finally found a home, after years of bouncing around the local emergency shelter system.

DiZoglio’s push to audit Legislature has enough signatures to move toward 2024 ballot, supporters say

A group aligned with state Auditor Diana DiZoglio said Tuesday that it has collected more than 100,000 signatures, far above the threshold needed to push an initiative closer to the 2024 ballot that would expressly grant the Democrat’s office the power to audit the Legislature.

President Biden to celebrate Thanksgiving, continue birthday festivities with coconut cake on Nantucket

President Biden, who turned 81 on Monday, will spend Thanksgiving on the island with his family, as he does every year.

Flag draped over President John F. Kennedy’s coffin to be displayed at JFK Library on 60th anniversary of his assassination

The American flag that was draped over the 35th president’s coffin during his funeral procession will go on display as part of a weeklong tribute to his legacy on the 60th anniversary of his assassination.

Mass. to house migrant homeless families in MBTA, Department of Transportation office building

In an email to staff Monday morning obtained by the Globe, MBTA general manager Phillip Eng announced that the rooms in the state transportation building at will serve as a “short-term shelter” for around 25 families.

In the aftermath of Lewiston mass shooting, Maine grapples with gun laws

History shows that legislative responses to mass shootings yield mixed results, with some states passing sweeping reforms and others taking little action at all.

‘Do your job!’ Frustration builds as Legislature’s talks on spending bill drag on.

Lawmakers negotiating a wide-ranging spending bill faced pressure to act on multiple fronts Monday, with labor leaders adding to the calls for a compromise while the influx of migrants remained an urgent issue.

2024 presidential general election debates are planned for September and October

Three debates for next year’s presidential general election are set to be held in college towns in Texas, Virginia, and Utah between Sept. 16 and Oct. 9.