Wynn eyes sale of Encore casino

The chief executives of casino giants Wynn Resorts and MGM Resorts are discussing a possible sale of Wynn’s nearly finished casino and hotel complex in Everett, Encore Boston Harbor, to MGM.

Lawrence mayor calls out Seth Moulton, DNC as Democratic field grows

Although there were fewer anti-Semitic incidents reported last year compared to 2017, the numbers remain high and assaults against Jews are on the rise.

The income inequality problem Massachusetts ignores

People in rural counties and on much of the Cape shouldn’t be afterthoughts on Beacon Hill.

Beacon Hill lawmakers drag their feet on sports betting

As a result of the inaction, the state will likely leave millions in revenue on the table.

Tracker: Who’s running for president in 2020?

The 2020 presidential election is still a ways off, but you’re forgiven if you feel like campaign season is already upon us. Track the candidates here.

Abortion in America

Seizing an opportunity, conservative lawmakers push abortion bans to test Roe

Seizing their best opportunity in decades to sharply restrict abortion nationwide, lawmakers in seven states have voted for sweeping prohibitions this year.

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Trump signs order that could limit Chinese telecom sales in US

President Trump signed an executive order Wednesday that could ratchet up the battle for control over new 5G technology networks.

Barr asks Pelosi at event: ‘Did you bring your handcuffs?’

Attorney General William Barr tried out a little contempt humor on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, with interesting results.

Trump to propose new immigration system focusing on border, green cards

After years of setbacks and stalemates, President Trump will lay out yet another immigration plan on Thursday.

Alabama Senate passes a near-total ban on abortion

Alabama is close to approving a near total ban on abortion after the state Senate passed a measure that would make performing an abortion at any stage of pregnancy a felony.

Donald Trump Jr. will be interviewed by Senate Intelligence Committee

The deal comes after the panel subpoenaed the president’s eldest son to discuss answers Trump Jr. gave the panel’s staff in a 2017 interview.

These states have passed — or are considering — restrictive abortion bills that target Roe v. Wade

Alabama lawmakers passed a bill banning abortion in nearly all cases Tuesday, in an effort to challenge Roe v. Wade.

AG Barr working with intelligence chiefs on probe into how Russia investigation began

Attorney General William Barr is stepping up the probe into the origins of the Russia investigation, naming a US attorney to oversee the investigation and working with intelligence chiefs.

Pete Buttigieg ‘slow-jammed’ the news with Jimmy Fallon Monday

Buttigieg mostly played it safe but did draw some laughs poking fun at President Trump and Vice President Pence.