(Northampton, MA) — Western Mass will host all five Democratic candidates for governor in a debate at Northampton High School. Juliette Kayyem, Steve Grossman, Donald Berwick, Martha Coakley, and Joseph Avellone will go head-to-head on Wednesday, January 29th at 7 p.m. The event is sponsored by Democratic Committees from Northampton, Amherst, Easthampton, Southampton and Sunderland.
The Defense Department violated U.S. law by failing to alert Congress before releasing five Taliban members in exchange for a captured U.S. soldier.
The sophistication, wealth and military might of Islamic State militants represent a major threat to the U.S., military leaders say.
Ferguson, Missouri saw a second night of relative calm after the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teen nearly two weeks ago.
U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan expects his Republican Party to avoid government shutdown this year.
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