The town of Deerfield is drawing interest from medical marijuana entrepreneurs. Interim Town Manager Wendy Foxmyn says she’s already received two inquirieUMass Amherst is restricting nighttime outdoor events as a precaution against mosquito-borne illnesses.s from potential cultivators. This week the select board will consider a moratorium on the pot shops until local regulations can be put in place. Eventually 35 medical marijuana dispensaries will be licensed across the state.
Lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are due in court on Tuesday to seek a new trial for their client, who was sentenced to death in June for the 2013 bomb attack that killed three people and injured more than 260.
Top U.S. and Chinese officials will convene this week in Washington for the first round of cyber security talks following the signing of a bilateral anti-hacking accord in September.
A dozen years ago, a mere 3 percent of U.S. households used only cellphones.
U.S. President Barack Obama urged his Turkish counterpart on Tuesday to reduce tensions with Russia while stressing U.S. support for its NATO ally's security.
World leaders launched an ambitious attempt on Monday to hold back rising temperatures, with the United States and China leading calls for the climate summit in Paris to mark a decisive turn in the fight against global warming.