(Northampton, MA) — A debate between two at-large city council candidates in Northampton is on for tonight. Incumbents Bill Dwight and Jesse Adams will square off at the Bridge Street School starting at seven. Candidate Tony Patillo has been invited, but might not show up on account of recent hip surgery. The three are vying for two at-large seats on the city council. Tonight’s event also features five Trustee candidates for the Smith Vocational and Agricultural High School.
Congressional lawmakers are heading for recess and leaving behind a pile of unfinished business.
U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter signaled on Thursday that he would allow more troops to be armed at facilities inside the United States.
Plane debris washed up on the French island of Reunion in the Indian Ocean is almost certainly part of a Boeing 777, a Malaysian official and aviation experts said, potentially the biggest breakthrough in the search for missing Flight MH370.
The killing of Cecil the Lion in Zimbabwe by American dentist and trophy hunter Walter Palmer is being investigated by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to see if it was part of a conspiracy to violate U.S. laws against illegal wildlife trading.