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Boston: Capital city of Massachusetts, United States
Boston is the capital and most populous city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States. The city proper covers 48 square miles (124 km2) with an estimated population of 685,094 in 2017, making it also the most populous city in New England. Boston is the seat of Suffolk County as well, although the county government was disbanded on July 1, 1999. The city is the economic and cultural anchor of a substantially larger metropolitan area known as Greater Boston, a metropolitan statistical area (MSA) home to a census-estimated 4.8 million people in 2016 and ranking as the tenth-largest such area in the country. As a combined statistical area (CSA), this wider commuting region is home to some 8.2 million people, making it the sixth-largest in the United States.

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Inside America's Test Kitchen

It's an empire built on testing new dishes and putting kitchen gadgets through their paces, using both staff chefs and food stylists, as well as 17,000 volunteer cooks from around the country to test..
CBS News - Published

Scheifele has goal, 2 assists as Jets beat Bruins 4-3

Mark Scheifele had a goal and two assists to lead the Winnipeg Jets to a 4-3 win over Boston, handing the Bruins their third straight loss
USATODAY.com - Published

Videos for Boston

Exec Joins List Of Elite To Face Charges In Widespread College Admissions Scandal [Video]Exec Joins List Of Elite To Face Charges In Widespread College Admissions Scandal

According to a report by Reuters, on Friday, Advantage Lithium Corp's temporarily ousted chief executive is set to become the latest person to face criminal charges for taking part in the largest..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:44Published

Hollywood Celebs Linked to College Admissions Plot Surrender [Video]Hollywood Celebs Linked to College Admissions Plot Surrender

Actresses Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman have both surrendered to federal authorities after being charged with conspiracy in the scheme.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 02:33Published

Lori Loughlin To Be Released On $1 Million Bail For College Scandal [Video]Lori Loughlin To Be Released On $1 Million Bail For College Scandal

The Wrap reports Actress Lori Loughlin will be released on $1 million in bail after her arrest in a nationwide college admissions cheating scam. Her husband Mossimo Giannulli received the same amount...

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Actress Felicity Huffman released on $250,000 bond in college fraud scam [Video]Actress Felicity Huffman released on $250,000 bond in college fraud scam

Actress Felicity Huffman and designer Mossimo Giannulli have been released on bond after being charged in a college fraud scam. Rough cut - no reporter narration.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:45Published

Biden hints he's close to 2020 launch [Video]Biden hints he's close to 2020 launch

As anticipation mounts over whether former Vice President Joe Biden's will jump into the 2020 presidential race, an appearance in Boston raised hopes among supporters that his answer will be "Yes."..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:58Published

CA man pleads guilty to college admissions scheme [Video]CA man pleads guilty to college admissions scheme

Edge College & Career Network's founder William "Rick" Singer on Tuesday pleaded guilty in Boston federal court to running a $25 million scheme to fraudulently help wealthy parents secure seats for..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:46Published

Actresses Loughlin, Huffman charged in college fraud scheme [Video]Actresses Loughlin, Huffman charged in college fraud scheme

Hollywood actresses Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin are among 50 people charged by U.S. federal prosecutors in a $25 million scheme to help wealthy Americans cheat their children's way into elite..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:59Published

Felicity Huffman, Lori Loughlin Among Dozens Charged In College Admissions Scandal [Video]Felicity Huffman, Lori Loughlin Among Dozens Charged In College Admissions Scandal

Actresses Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin are among at least 40 people indicted by the FBI and US attorney's office in Boston over an alleged college admissions scandal. Dozens, including parents..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:37Published

How Significant Was Boston's Victory Over Golden State? [Video]How Significant Was Boston's Victory Over Golden State?

The Celtics routed the Warriors 128-95 on Tuesday night behind Gordon Hayward's 30-point performance. Is Boston's big win a sign that it should be seen as a legitimate title contender?

Credit: Sports Illustrated     Duration: 01:27Published

Late Winter Snow Storm [Video]Late Winter Snow Storm

According to Reuters, New York faced its biggest snowstorm of the winter on Monday as snow spread across the northeastern United States, infuriating commuters who juggled canceled planes and trains and..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:50Published

Does Kyrie Irving's Talent Outweigh the Drama He Creates? [Video]Does Kyrie Irving's Talent Outweigh the Drama He Creates?

As Boston's struggles linger, Kyrie Irving's postgame comments continue to generate controversy. SI Now's Robin Lundberg and Ryan Asselta debate if Irving's ability really outweighs all the drama he's..

Credit: Sports Illustrated     Duration: 01:31Published

Virginia Republicans Plan Hearing for Fairfax Accusers [Video]Virginia Republicans Plan Hearing for Fairfax Accusers

Virginia Republicans announced they are planning a hearing for the two women who accused Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax of sexual assault.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:27Published

Nigerian nun speaks of shock after watching film Spotlight [Video]Nigerian nun speaks of shock after watching film Spotlight

Sister Veronica Openibo scolded bishops on their errors in the midst of the sexual abuse crisis in the Catholic church. Rough cut (no reporter narration)

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:13Published

Virginia Lawmakers at Odds Over Fairfax Investigation [Video]Virginia Lawmakers at Odds Over Fairfax Investigation

Virginia's House speaker proposed a bipartisan committee to investigate sexual assault claims against Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:30Published

Do You Live In One Of The Most Congested Cities In The U.S.? [Video]Do You Live In One Of The Most Congested Cities In The U.S.?

Does traffic get you down? Well, according to INRIX Research, a transportation data firm, you may not be alone. They released their annual rankings of the most congested cities in the U.S., and many..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 01:09Published

Midwest, Northeast Pummeled By Snow, Freezing Rain [Video]Midwest, Northeast Pummeled By Snow, Freezing Rain

Another blizzard followed by freezing rain iced over the U.S. Midwest on Tuesday and headed east. Reuters reports the storm caused hundreds of flight cancellations and school closures. It's expected to..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:41Published

Winter Weather Slams Both Coasts [Video]Winter Weather Slams Both Coasts

According to Business Insider, More than 2,000 flights were canceled and another 5,000 delayed across the United States on Tuesday as winter weather bared down on wide swaths of the country. Flight..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:34Published

Michelle Carter sent to jail in teen texting suicide case [Video]Michelle Carter sent to jail in teen texting suicide case

A woman accused of goading her teenage boyfriend into committing suicide in 2014 with text messages was taken into custody on Monday after a judge ordered her to begin serving time for her manslaughter..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:55Published

Warren officially launches 2020 campaign [Video]Warren officially launches 2020 campaign

U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren, struggling to move past criticism over her claims of Native American heritage, aimed for a fresh start on Saturday with the formal launch of her 2020 presidential..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:09Published

Massachusetts Top Court Upholds Teen Texting Suicide Verdict [Video]Massachusetts Top Court Upholds Teen Texting Suicide Verdict

Massachusetts’ top court on Wednesday upheld a woman’s conviction for manslaughter for goading her teenage boyfriend into suicide with a series of text messages. The 2014 case that drew national..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:31Published

Patriots Fans Line Boylston Street For Championship Parade [Video]Patriots Fans Line Boylston Street For Championship Parade

According to Reuters, Boston had some unseasonably warm weather during the New England Patriot's championship parade. With the temperature forecast at a high of 63 Fahrenheit, a crowd numbering in the..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:34Published

Patriots victory parade boasts a million-strong crowd [Video]Patriots victory parade boasts a million-strong crowd

Superstar Tom Brady and coach Bill Belichick were among the first to greet a million-strong crowd for their victory parade in Boston on Tuesday to celebrate the New England Patriots' record-tying sixth..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:11Published

1 Million People Expected For Patriots Parade [Video]1 Million People Expected For Patriots Parade

FILE PHOTO: NFL Football - Super Bowl LIII - New England Patriots v Los Angeles Rams - Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta, Georgia, U.S. - February 3, 2019. REUTERS/Mike Segar/File Photo BOSTON (Reuters) -..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:36Published

One Million Expected For Patriots Parade [Video]One Million Expected For Patriots Parade

FILE PHOTO: NFL Football - Super Bowl LIII - New England Patriots v Los Angeles Rams - Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta, Georgia, U.S. - February 3, 2019. REUTERS/Mike Segar/File Photo BOSTON (Reuters) -..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:39Published

Chris Evans Celebrates Super Bowls With New England Patriots [Video]Chris Evans Celebrates Super Bowls With New England Patriots

Another year, another Super Bowl that features the New England Patriots. While many celebrities will be spending today rooting for their town's team, the Los Angeles Rams, Chris Evans is likely gearing..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:36Published

 

Ex-Pimco chief out on bond after $25 million U.S. college entrance scam exposed

Douglas Hodge, the former chief executive of the investment firm Pimco, appeared in federal court in Boston on Tuesday accused of taking part in a sprawling scheme in which wealthy parents paid for..
Reuters - Published

Factbox: Coaches implicated in U.S. college admissions fraud scheme

Nine current or former college coaches, as well as an associate athletic director, were charged by federal prosecutors in Boston on Tuesday in the biggest admissions fraud scheme uncovered in the..
Reuters - Published

U.S. charges dozens in college admissions fraud scheme

Federal prosecutors in Boston filed charges on Tuesday against dozens of people, including athletic coaches at Georgetown University and the University of Southern California, saying they were part of..
Reuters - Published

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