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2015 May.15     Death sentence for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev
Map of US District Court Boston USA  A US jury has sentenced Boston bomber to death by lethal injection. Three people were killed and 260 were injured when Tsarnaev, now 21 2015 May.11   Tom Brady suspended 4 games in wake of Deflategate  New England Patriots quarterback has been suspended for four games by the National Football League after an inquiry into under-inflated balls 2015 May.6   Man arrested, suspected of killing parents in US Virgin Islands  Mikhail Brian Young, 24, is suspected of killing his parents while the three were on vacation in the U.S. Virgin Islands 2015 May.4   Bombing trial: Tsarnaev breaks down in court  Convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has cried in court in a rare display of emotion as relatives urged the jury to spare his life

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2015 Apr.15   Jury finds Aaron Hernandez guilty of first-degree murder  A jury found former New England Patriots tight end guilty of first-degree murder in the death of 27-year-old semi-pro football player Odin Lloyd 2015 Apr.8     Dzhokhar Tsarnaev: Marathon bomber found guilty   The man accused of bombing the Boston Marathon has been found guilty of all 30 charges that he faced, many of which carry the death penalty 2015 Apr.6   Tsarnaev 'wanted to punish America'  A prosecutor has told the jury that Dzhokar Tsarnaev 'wanted to punish America' when he and his brother planted bombs at the Boston Marathon

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2015 Mar.5   Boston victim 'spotted bomberí  A man who lost his legs in the Boston Marathon bombings has testified that he locked eyes with one of the bombers just before the attack 2015 Mar.4   Boston bombing lawyer: 'It was him'  The trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev accused of bombing two years ago has begun, with his defence lawyer telling the jury he committed the crime

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2015 Feb.23   'Molly' overdoses put dozen students in US hospitals  A dozen university students have been treated at Connecticut hospitals after overdosing on 'Molly' or MDMA, a popular synthetic party drug 2015 Feb.16   US north-east shivers in snowstorms  The US north-east is reeling from the latest in a series of blizzards, with low temperatures - up to 17C below normal - exacerbated by strong winds 2015 Feb.1     Patriots beat the Seahawks in dramatic Super Bowl finale   The New England Patriots overcame the 'deflate-gate' row to beat the Seattle Seahawks 28-24

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2015 Jan.26   Snow emergency declared in US  An emergency has been declared in several states as a storm bringing hurricane-force winds and 90cm of snow barrels down on the north-east 2015 Jan.22   Tom Brady weighs in on 'Deflategate:' 'I didn't alter the ball'  New England Patriots quarterback and head coach Bill Belichick said they didn't deflate footballs at Sunday's AFC Championship Game

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October 2014 ... more > Top ^
2014 Oct.31   Maine judge: No forced quarantine for nurse  A judge has ruled in favour of a nurse fighting a state quarantine order since returning from treating Ebola patients in West Africa 2014 Oct.30   Maine will try to enforce Hickox quarantine  The governor of Maine has vowed to exercise the 'full extent' of his authority to quarantine a nurse who treated Ebola patients in Africa.   Long-serving Boston Mayor Thomas Menino dies  The beloved and longest serving mayor in Boston's history has died at age 71. He was diagnosed with advanced cancer 2014 Oct.29   Ebola quarantine test looms in US  A nurse who cared for Ebola patients in Sierra Leone is fighting the US state of Maine over its right to quarantine her against her will

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2014 Sep.9   Hope Elephants co-founder James Laurita killed by elephant  Vet James Laurita, 56, the co-founder of a home for retired circus elephants in Maine has died after one of the animals stepped on him

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2014 Jul.30   Axe crashes through driver's window  A car passenger is 'shaken up' after an axe flew off the back of a lorry on a motorway and crashed midway through the windscreen, police say.

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2014 Jun.17   US 'hoarder' killed as home collapses  Beverly Mitchell, 66, has been crushed to death after the weight of her ceiling-high clutter collapsed the ground floor of her home

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2014 May.5   Circus fall acrobats 'critical'  Three people remain in critical condition in hospital after a group of women acrobats fell from an aerial platform at a circus in the state of Rhode Island 2014 May.4   US acrobats injured in circus fall  Eleven people have been injured, one critically, after a group of female acrobats fell from an aerial platform at a circus in the US state of Rhode Island

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2014 Apr.21     Boston marathon honours bomb victims   Thousands of marathoners have begun running through the streets, after the city honoured those killed and injured in a bomb attack last year 2014 Apr.15   Boston to mark anniversary of marathon bombing  Boston is honouring the dead and lauding the character and strength of the survivors and the city's residents

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2014 Mar.26   Two firefighters killed in Boston Back Bay blaze  13 more injured in the city of Boston in a wind-whipped blaze that destroyed a three-storey residential building in the Back Bay neighbourhood

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2014 Feb.13   Second wave of huge snow storm hits US north-east  A giant winter storm is unleashing a second wave of heavy snowfall, as hundreds of thousands of people remain without power

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2014 Jan.2   East US battles major snow storm  The north-eastern US has been hit by a major winter storm, with 53cm (21 inches) of snowfall recorded in one town in Massachusetts

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October 2013 ... more > Top ^
2013 Oct.30   Red Sox clinch World Series championship  The victory gives Boston its eighth world championship overall and its third in the past 10 seasons, with 2004 and 2007 being the others
 David Ortiz and the Boston Red Sox, baseball's bearded wonders, capped their remarkable turnaround by beating the St. Louis Cardinals 6-1 in Game 6


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2013 Jul.10   Boston bomb accused denies charges  Boston Marathon bomb suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has pleaded not guilty to all charges in his first court appearance, as blast victims looked on

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2013 May.2   Boston duo 'planned 4 July attack'  The Boston Marathon bombing suspects initially planned to attack the city's Independence Day celebrations, US media have reported 2013 May.1   Three arrested over Boston bombings  Boston police have taken into custody three additional suspects in the 15 April bombing of the Boston Marathon

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2013 Apr.26   Boston bomb suspect moved to prison  Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been transferred from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center to a facility at Fort Devens 2013 Apr.24   Boston manhunt officer remembered  Thousands of mourners have held a memorial for Sean Collier, a university police officer killed during the hunt for the Marathon bombing suspects 2013 Apr.22   Boston attack motive still unclear  No mention has been made of any possible motive for the Boston Marathon bombing in the charges filed against surviving suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev   Boston Marathon suspect charged  Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the surviving suspect, has been charged with using a weapon of mass destruction, the US Department of Justice says   US awaits 'Boston bomber' charges  US federal prosecutors are preparing charges against the surviving Marathon bomb suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev as more details emerge of his capture 2013 Apr.21   Boston pair 'planned more attacks'  The Dzhokhar brothers suspected of bombing the Boston Marathon were probably planning further attacks, the city's police commissioner has said 2013 Apr.20   US waits to question 'Boston bomber'  A top US interrogation group is waiting to question Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, the surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings 2013 Apr.19     Boston bombs suspect 'in custody'   Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, the suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings has been taken into custody in a suburb of the city, police have said
 Gunfire was heard after Tsarnaev was found hiding in a boat in a backyard in Watertown
  Huge manhunt for Boston bomb suspect  People have been told to stay indoors amid a massive police manhunt for one of 2 brothers suspected of carrying out the Boston Marathon bombings
 Police are hunting Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, after he escaped a shoot-out where another suspect, his brother, died
2013 Apr.18   Photos of Boston suspects released  The FBI has released photos of two suspects it wants to identify as part of the investigation into Monday's Boston Marathon bombings 2013 Apr.17   Boston bombs suspect 'seen on film'  Officials investigating the Boston Marathon bombings say they have found images of a potential suspect from surveillance camera footage   Pressure cooker clues to Boston bomb  Bombs that targeted the Boston Marathon on Monday may have been packed in pressure cookers, investigators say 2013 Apr.16   FBI reveals Boston bomb details  Images from the FBI probe into the deadly attack on the Boston Marathon have thrown light on the bombs used 2013 Apr.15   FBI probes Boston 'terror' blasts  An investigation is under way after two explosions near the finishing line of the Boston Marathon left 3 people dead and more than 100 injured     Deadly blasts hit Boston Marathon
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  At least three people have been killed and more than 100 injured, some seriously, in two explosions at the finish line of the Boston Marathon
 Bloodied runners and spectators being treated at the scene and the road strewn with debris. President Barack Obama said 'we will find out who did this' and that those responsible would feel the 'full weight of justice'


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2013 Feb.9   Snow-hit US states begin clear-up  Thousands of people across large swathes of the north-eastern United States and eastern Canada are clearing up after an intense snow storm   North-east US paralysed by snowstorm  A major snowstorm has brought swathes of the North-east US and eastern Canada to a standstill, leaving about 0.5 million homes without power
 Millions of people across New England have being warned to stay indoors. Many areas are under two feet of snow and more snowfalls are expected
2013 Feb.8     'Historic' snowstorm blankets US   Thick snow is blanketing the north-eastern US as a major storm cuts power to thousands of homes and plays havoc with transport schedules
 Millions of residents being warned to stay indoors
2013 Feb.7   US north-east braces for 'historic' snowstorm  The north-east US coast is braced for a big snowstorm that has already caused hundreds of flight cancellations

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2012 Dec.21   Bells toll for US school victims  People across the US have observed a moment of silence exactly a week after a gunman killed 20 children and six adults at a school in Connecticut 2012 Dec.17   School killings spark gun debate  Two pro-gun US senators have called for changes to firearm laws, as the first victims of the Newtown school shootings were buried in Connecticut 2012 Dec.15   US massacre victims identified  All 20 children who died in a shooting at a school in Connecticut were aged between six and seven, according to an official list of the dead   Newtown school gunman used rifle  The gunman who killed 20 children and six adults at Sandy Hook school used a rifle as his main weapon, the chief medical examiner says   School gunman 'forced his way in'  Adam Lanza who killed 20 children and six adults at a school in Newtown, Connecticut, forced his way into the building, police say 2012 Dec.14   Obama plea after school shooting  US President Barack Obama has called for 'meaningful action' in the wake of a shooting at a Connecticut school that left 27 dead, including 20 children     School shooting: Children among 27 killed
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  A gunman has killed 20 children and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School. The gunman, 20-year-old son of a teacher, also died
 Adam Ryan Lanza thought to have killed mother before the attack. 18 children were pronounced dead at the school, and two died after being taken to hospital
2012 Oct.10   Dead Seal's mother rebukes Romney  The mother of an American killed in last month's Libya consulate attack has said his death has been used by the Romney campaign for political purposes 2012 Oct.4   Romney 'wins' US election debate  US Republican candidate Mitt Romney won the first of three televised debates with President Barack Obama, polls and analysts say 2012 Sep.18   Romney: Palestinians don't want peace  A new secret video clip has emerged of remarks by Republican candidate Mitt Romney, saying the Palestinians are committed to Israel's destruction 2012 Sep.17   Romney taped at secret donor talk  A secretly filmed video has emerged showing Mitt Romney disparaging Barack Obama voters at a private donor dinner 2012 Sep.1   Mitt Romney visits hurricane zone  Mitt Romney has visited an emergency centre in hurricane-damaged Louisiana, a day after accepting the Republican nomination for US president 2012 Aug.30   Romney vow to revive US 'promise'  Mitt Romney has pledged 'to restore the promise of America' as he accepted the Republican presidential nomination at the party's convention 2012 Aug.28       Ann Romney speaks at Republican Convention   Mitt Romney's wife, Ann, has painted a personal portrait of her husband in a prime-time speech, on the day he became the presidential nominee 2012 Aug.11   Romney names Ryan as running mate  US Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has named fiscal conservative Paul Ryan as his running mate in November's election
 Paul Ryan, 42, was elected to the House of Representatives at 28 and is currently a Republican congressman for Wisconsi
2012 May.29   Romney clinches Republican nomination  Mitt Romney has won the Republican presidential primary in Texas and the remaining delegates needed to secure the party's nomination 2012 Apr.3   Romney revels in triple primary win  Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has cruised to victory in Maryland's primary, Wisconsin and DC 2012 Mar.20   Mitt Romney wins Illinois primary  Romney has won the Republican primary, 47% of the votes, his latest win on the road to decide who will contest November's poll against Obama 2012 Mar.6       Romney reaps Super Tuesday spoils   Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has crowned a string of victories with a wafer-thin win in the marquee swing state of Ohio 2012 Feb.11   Maine GOP chairman say Romney wins caucuses  Maine Republican Party Chairman Charlie Webster says Mitt Romney has won the Maine caucuses by a slim margin. 2012 Jan.31   Romney scores big Florida victory  US presidential hopeful Mitt Romney has won a clear victory in the Republican primary election in Florida, partial results indicate   Republican rivals in Florida vote  Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is hoping for a big win over Newt Gingrich in Florida's high-stakes primary election 2012 Jan.30   Romney extends lead in Florida  Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's surge ahead of rival Newt Gingrich continues in the polls, one day before Florida's primary election 2012 Jan.26   Republican rivals spar in debate  Presidential candidates Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich clash sharply in the last TV debate before a crucial primary election in the state of Florida 2012 Jan.24   Wealthy Romney reveals 14% taxes  US Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney expects to pay about $6.2m in taxes on income of $42.5m in the last two years 2012 Jan.21       S. Carolina: Gingrich triumphs over Romney   Newt Gingrich has convincingly beaten Mitt Romney in primary election, the latest leg in the battle to be the Republican candidate 2012 Jan.10       Romney claims victory in New Hampshire   Mitt Romney has taken a step closer to the Republican Party presidential nomination after claiming victory in the New Hampshire primary 2012 Jan.8   Romney under fire ahead of poll  US Republican front-runner Mitt Romney has come under fire from fellow contenders ahead of primary vote in the state of New Hampshire 2012 Jan.4   Republican rivals focus on New Hampshire  The remaining candidates vying for the US Republican presidential nomination have begun a week of campaigning ahead of New Hampshire primary     Romney defeats Santorum by 8 votes   Coming off a barely-there victory in the causes, Mitt Romney vowed to continue to focus his campaign on defeating Obama, rather than Santorum 2012 Jan.3   Romney and Santorum tied in caucuses  Rick Santorum and Mitt Romney have finished the Iowa caucuses in a virtual tie, with Santorum leading by 34 votes with 99% of the vote counted   Three-way race in Iowa caucuses  Preliminary results show a tight three-way contest between Mitt Romney, Ron Paul and Rick Santorum, each with some 23% of votes

year 2011 Top ^

2011 Aug.29   Death toll from Irene keeps rising  Tropical Storm Irene has killed 38 people, and authorities warn that flooding could continue for up to three days in northern US states 2011 Jun.13   Republican 2012 hopefuls face off  7 Republican presidential hopefuls are attacking President Barack Obama's economic record in the first major debate of the 2012 campaign

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2010 Feb.7   Power plant blast 'causes mass casualties'  A huge explosion has rocked Kleen Energy plant. At least two people killed and many more injured 2010 Jan.19   Republicans win key US Senate election  Republican Scott Brown has won the race for the Senate seat in the state of Massachusetts left vacant by Edward Kennedy's death

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2009 Sep.14   Missing Yale student's body found  Authorities in the state say a body found inside a wall cavity at Yale University is that of missing student, Annie Le, 24 2009 Aug.27   Mourners bid farewell to Kennedy  Crowds have gathered to pay their respects to Edward Kennedy on the first of three days of ceremonies to commemorate the US senator 2009 Aug.25     Senator Edward Kennedy, 77, dies   The Democratic Massachusetts senator, the brother of ex-President John F Kennedy, has died after battling a brain tumour
 Edward Kennedy became a member of the Senate in 1962 to replace his brother when he resigned to become president, and was re-elected 7 times


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2008 Sep.27   Paul Newman dies at 83  The legendary actor whose steely blue eyes, good-humored charm made him one of the most renowned figures in arts, has died of cancer
 He was star of films like The Sting and the Color of Money, Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid
2008 Feb.3   Giants win Super Bowl over Patriots  In one of the biggest upsets in Super Bowl history, New York shattered the New England Patriots' unbeaten season 17-14
 With a clock-chewing ground and relentness pressure on Tom Brady, the Giants have taken a 17-14 lead with 35 second left. Brady engineers an 81-yard drive in the 4th quarter to take a 14-10 lead
2008 Jan.8   Clinton wins Democratic primary  Democratic frontrunners were neck-and-neck in presidential primary. Clinton has 39% and Obama has 36%

year 2007 Top ^

2007 Oct.28   Red Sox sweep to World Series title  Red Sox swept to their second title in 4 years with a 4-3 win over the Rockies in Game 4. Lowell was named MVP of the series
 After rallying from a 3-1 deficit against Cleveland in the AL championship, the Sox won 7 straight games and won their 7th World Series crown.
2007 Jun.3   US Democrats appear in TV debate  Democratic presidential contenders are in New Hampshire for their 2nd head-to-head live debate ahead of the 2008 election

year 2005 Top ^

2005 Feb.11   Playwright Miller dies  The creator of The Crucible and Death of a Salesman has died at the age of 89 2005 Feb.6   Patriots win Super Bowl over Eagles  New England beat Philadelphia 24-21 to win third Super Bowl in four years

year 2004 Top ^

2004 Nov.3   Kerry admits election defeat  Democratic challenger is giving President George W Bush a second term in office 2004 Oct.27   Boston won World Series title over St Louis  Red Sox sweep Cardinals for first World Series title in 86 years. Damon homered and Boston won 3-0 in Game 4 2004 Jul.29   Kerry accepting nomination  John Kerry pledges to fight for the US as candidate for the presidency in a speech to the Democratic convention 2004 Jul.26   Democrats open convention  Former President Carter warned 'Nation's soul' is at stake in election 2004 May.16   Massachusetts recognizes gay marriages  Massachusetts has become the first state to issue marriage licences to gay couples 2004 Feb.18   Dean quits presidential race  Former Vermont governor has announced that he is dropping out of the race to be the Democrats' candidate 2004 Feb.1   Patriots take Super Bowl  Vinatieri gave New England its second NFL championship with a thrilling 32-29 victory over the Carolina Panthers

year 2003 Top ^

2003 Nov.18   Court rules against gay marriage ban  Massachusetts' highest court ruled that the state cannot deny gays the right to marry 2003 Nov.2   Gay bishop consecrated  Episcopal Church consecrates openly gay bishop Rev. Gene Robinson Sunday as bishop of the New Hampshire Diocese 2003 Feb.21   Death toll rises to 65 in club inferno  Search for bodies continuing. 160 people injured. Fire was breaking out during a pyrotechnics display at a rock concert 2003 Feb.20     96 killed in nightclub inferno   Band's pyrotechnics display igniting soundproofing material. Fire engulfed the wooden structure in 3 minutes

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2001 Nov.25   Human embryo clone created  Advanced Cell Technology aim is to use the embryo as a source of stem cells 2001 Nov.21   94-year-old died from anthrax  Ottilie Lundgren has been diagnosed with inhalation anthrax 2001 May.24   Senator left GOP  James Jeffords of Vermont becomes an independent. Democrats poised to take over the Senat

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2000 Apr.19   Vermont approves same-sex unions  The measure will enable gay couples to entitle to rights and benefits available under to married couples
before year 2000
May. 29, 1917     John F. Kennedy born
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  An American politician who served as the 35th President of the United States from January 1961 until his assassination in November 1963
Oct. 15, 1846     Ether first publicly demonstrated as anaesthetic Map of Massachusetts General Hospital USA
  Boston dentist William Thomas Green Morton conducted the first public demonstration of the inhalational anesthetic
Jun. 14, 1811     Harriet Beecher Stowe born
Map of Hartford Connecticut Connecticut  An American abolitionist and author. She came from a famous religious family and is best known for her novel Uncle Tom's Cabin Jul. 5, 1810     P.T. Barnum born Map of Bethel Connecticut Connecticut  An American showman and businessman remembered for promoting celebrated hoaxes and for founding the Barnum & Bailey Circus Apr. 19, 1775     Battle of Lexington Map of Middlesex County Massachusetts Massachusetts  The Battles of Lexington and Concord were the first military engagements of the American Revolutionary War Jan. 17, 1706     Benjamin Franklin born  One of the Founding Fathers of the United States. A polymath, author, printer, political theorist, politician, postmaster, scientist Dec. 22, 1620     Mayflower landed Map of Plymouth Massachusetts  The ship transported English Separatists, known today as the Pilgrims, from Plymouth in England to the New World