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Menino was the longest-serving mayor of Boston. A week ago, he announced he was stopping chemotherapy and other treatments for inoperable cancer.
It’s part of a deal the two companies announced on Wednesday that’s designed to let IBM’s clients mine the 500 million daily Twitter messages.
"Serial" is an innovative and riveting podcast spinoff of the popular radio show "This American Life." And it's like nothing you've ever heard.
South Korea is trying to market the militarized border area as a rare animal sanctuary.
Israel’s foreign minister hit out at Sweden for recognizing Palestine, saying the Mideast was “more complicated than self-assembly furniture at IKEA.”
A river of molten rock, reaching temperatures near 2,000 degrees, slowly creeps near homes in Pahoa, Hawaii.
There are two ways to look at all of the close races across the country.
Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu has been dubbed political toast twice before, during her re-election campaigns in 2002 and 2008.
Lawyers for the ex-NFL star will ask a judge Thursday to move the trial out of southeastern Massachusetts because of intense pretrial media coverage.
Brittany Maynard is leaving her exit door open just a crack, allowing that she may live beyond Saturday, she said in a video released Wednesday night.
The publisher of a centuries-old guide to British upper-class decorum has deemed the practice of bcc-ing "deceptive."
Tycoons may dominate China’s Internet industry but they pose no threat to the Communist party’s ability to control cyberspace, an official said.
A bronze sculpture of one of Colorado's most beloved singers has vanished from a concert arena, and officials are pleading for its safe return.
Friends of Paul Kitterman, who vanished during a Broncos game only to be found 112 miles away, say they are still trying to “figure it all out.”
Apple chief executive Tim Cook announced he is “proud to be gay” in a first-person story published Thursday by Bloomberg Businessweek.
Hundreds of millions of people live in abject poverty, while the super-rich amass wealth they may never be able to spend, new study says.
Jerusalem was on high alert after the attempted assassination of an Israeli activist followed by the fatal shooting of the Palestinian suspect.
From the showdown between Maine officials and a nurse over an Ebola quarantine to the Giants’ World Series win, see the stories we're following.
Kaci Hickox, the nurse who returned from treating Ebola patients in Africa, said she will fight Maine officials seeking a mandatory quarantine order.
Thousands of protesters stormed Burkina Faso's parliament on Thursday and set fire to the building, witnesses told Reuters.