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Trump signs bill to end longest shutdown in US history

President Trump on Friday night signed a bill that would reopen affected agencies, but the three-week deal provided no funding for a border wall, and talks over security will continue.

A protester held a placard during a demonstration Friday at Philadelphia International Airport.

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Federal workers are relieved — and wary

For those with little or no income, the prospect of returning to work and receiving back pay felt like a burden lifted.

Jessicah Pierre (standing), founder of Queens Co., worked out details of the sold-out Queens Dinner scheduled for Saturday night at District Hall in the Seaport.

Black women get a seat at the table with growing Queens Dinner

Held every few months, The Queens Dinner is meant to be a place to cast off the armor one needs to survive in a world that so often dismisses and stereotypes black women.

Roger Stone’s indictment is strongest sign of ties between WikiLeaks, Trump

The longtime confidant of President Trump was arraigned Friday on seven counts, including obstruction, making false statements, and witness tampering.

National Guardsman Jacob Tucker and disaster-response team member Walt Maize checked the well-being of resident Stewart Abramson.

Newport, R.I., suffers through days-long natural gas outage

In an eerie reprise of the Lawrence disaster, another community has been held hostage to a prolonged breakdown in the natural gas system.

$60 million settlement proposed in sex abuse lawsuit against New England Jesuits, others

Boston attorney Mitchell Garabedian sued in federal court in Connecticut on behalf of 133 Haitian boys who said they were molested at a school there.