(Northampton, MA) — The former Union Station in Northampton is on its way to becoming a sports bar. Owner Jeremiah Micka says the bar known as “The Platform” should be up and running by early next year. It will feature an 80-foot, U-shaped bar and 20 flat screen televisions. The rest of the building will be turned into a 200-seat banquet hall.
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.