LOS ANGELES – Portuguese-American author Darrell Kastin is the winner of the 2014 USA Best Book Awards, in the Fiction/Multicultural category, for his short...read more
Charles Crowley, a former Taunton mayor and city councilor, died Thursday night in a Boston hospital after undergoing a triple-bypass heart surgery, according to Taunton Mayor Thomas Hoye Jr.
Crowley was 60.
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“Charlie personified what’s great about this community,” Hoye
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Former Portuguese Prime Minister Jose Socrates has been detained by police as part of an investigation into corruption, money-laundering and tax fraud, Portugal’s Attorney-General’s office said Saturday.
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My fellow Americans, tonight, I’d like to talk with you about immigration.
For more than 200 years, our tradition of welcoming immigrants from around the world has given us a tremendous advantage over other nations. It’s kept us youthful, dynamic, … Read Full Story
WASHINGTON (AP) – House Republicans sued the Obama administration on Friday over its implementation of President Barack Obama’s health care law, saying he had overstepped his legal authority in carrying out the program.
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Portugal’s Sara Moreira made a stunning debut in her first marathon on Sunday by ending third in the New York Marathon. She completed the course in 2 hours 25 minutes and 59 seconds, crossing the finishing line 52 seconds after … Read Full Story
NEW BEDFORD — The tradition of winemaking is alive and well in southeastern Massachusetts both at home and in the winery.
“There’s a saying in the winemaking industry,” said Marco Montez, proprietor of Travessia Winery in New Bedford. “If you … Read Full Story