Our Opinion: Plan addresses retirement fund crisis in America

01/25/2015 01:36 PM EST
While it is all but impossible for Democrats and Republicans to find common ground on anything, a retirement savings proposal long advocated by First District Congressman Richard Neal could provide that ground. 
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Our Opinion: A reality-based economy will work for all
01/24/2015 11:51 AM EST - President Obama understandably enjoyed chiding the naysayers on his economic policies in his State of the Union address Thursday night. Full Story

Our Opinion: Link rail line to Boston's bid for 2024 Olympics
01/23/2015 04:23 PM EST - As Boston puts together its bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics, it can be said with some certainty that state funding will be involved. Full Story

Our Opinion: Senate rules bring welcome transparency
01/22/2015 05:15 PM EST - In establishing rules for the new session beginning this month, the state Senate, introduced new methods to assure transparency. Full Story

Our Opinion: Populist speech was at once tough, hopeful
01/21/2015 05:42 PM EST - President Obama looked out upon a sea of frowning Republican faces Thursday night as he delivered his State of the Union address. Full Story

Our Opinion: War resolution on ISIS must be specific
01/20/2015 05:08 PM EST - President Obama and congressional leadership agree on at least one thing — the need for a resolution authorizing the war on ISIS. Full Story

Our Opinion: Youth violence is a problem for the village
01/19/2015 04:48 PM EST - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s sermons and speeches were directed at people of all races, and one issue that certainly crossed all racial barriers was that of youth violence. Full Story

Our Opinion: Unions' image, weakness hurt US workers
01/17/2015 11:03 AM EST - There is an economic recovery going on that is not impacting workers as it should. Full Story

Our Opinion: Tough tactics backfire on new governor
01/16/2015 02:35 PM EST - Deval Patrick's rookie mistake as newly elected governor was over-spending on office decorations. Full Story

Our Opinion: Plan recognizes importance of community colleges
01/15/2015 05:13 PM EST - President Obama's proposal to have the federal government pay the tuition costs for community college students is the first acknowledgment in memory by Washington of the colleges' importance to students and communities. Full Story

Zoo offers creepy way for lovelorn to get even with exes

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Feeling the sting of rejection? Itching to get even with an ex? The San Francisco Zoo is offering the burned and spurned masses the chance to "adopt" a hissing cockroach or giant scorpion in honor of their special ex-someone for Valentine's Day. Full Story
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First Look: Sundance doc pulls back curtain on Scientology

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — "Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief" premiered Sunday at the Sundance Film Festival to a packed house — not with a star-studded red carpet, but with police protection. Full Story
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Seth Rogen sorry for 'American Sniper' comments

“The Interview” actor compared Clint Eastwood’s movie to a Nazi propaganda film depicted in “Inglourious Basterds” because both dealt with snipers, he says; but his comments were taken by many to suggest he was dismissing “American Sniper” as pro-war propaganda.