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President Obama awards the Medal of Honor to Ryan Pitts of Nashua, N.H., in a White House ceremony. (WBZ-TV)

N.H. Army Vet Awarded Medal Of Honor For Battlefield Actions In Afghanistan

Ryan Pitts, a former Army staff sergeant, fought off enemy fighters during one of the bloodiest battles of the Afghanistan war.

07/21/2014

President Barack Obama his daughter Malia ride a bike during a vacation on Martha's Vineyard in 2013.  (Photo by Rick Friedman-Pool/Getty Images)

Obama Books Summer Getaway On Martha’s Vineyard

President Barack Obama has booked a two-week summer getaway for his family on the picturesque Massachusetts island of Martha’s Vineyard.

07/10/2014

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U.S. Supreme Exempts Businesses From Contraception Mandate

A divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that some companies with religious objections can avoid the contraceptives requirement in President Obama’s health care overhaul, the first time the high court has declared that businesses can hold religious views under federal law.

07/02/2014

A group of protesters on Boston Common voiced their opposition to sending U.S. combat troops back to Iraq. (WBZ-TV)

Boston Common Protesters Oppose Sending U.S. Combat Troops Back To Iraq

Demonstrators from several area organizations, including Veterans for Peace and Mass. Peace Action, gathered on Boston Common to express their concerns about U.S. involvement in the Iraq conflict

06/21/2014

DAILY TALKER

Daily Talker: How Should The US Help Iraq?

The situation in Iraq is spiraling out of control, pushing the country to the brink of civil war.

Islamic extremists have taken control of several major cities, and are threatening to move toward Baghdad. They want Iraq to be run by strict Islamic law, and seem to be better equipped and organized than ever.

06/13/2014

DAILY TALKER

Daily Talker: Should Police Commissioner Who Called President the “N-word” Resign?

The police commissioner in a small New Hampshire town is refusing to apologize for calling President Obama the “N-word.”

82-year-old Robert Copeland sat with his arms crossed, while dozens of people demanded his resignation during the commission’s monthly meeting in Wolfeboro Thursday. The police commission is responsible for hiring, firing and disciplining police officers in the town of 6,200 people.

05/16/2014

WBZ TV'S YADIRES NOVA SALCEDO WITH PATRICIA MONTES APRIL 2014 2

In Honor of Mother’s Day – Moms Head to Washington for a Good Cause

April 26, 2014 To some mothers, this coming Mother’s Day will not be about them, it will be about something they consider to be a much greater cause! On Wednesday May 7th, mothers from around […]

WBZ-TV–04/24/2014

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President Obama’s Aunt Zeituni Onyango Has Died

President Barack Obama’s half-aunt Zeituni Onyango, who lived for years illegally in South Boston, has died, according to according to one of the attorneys who later helped her win asylum and obtain a green card.

04/08/2014

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Mass.-Based Jobs For The Future Gets $4.9M Federal Grant

Boston-based Jobs for the Future is the only national program to win a grant from the Youth Career Connect funds.

04/07/2014

Jonny Gomes at the White House. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Gresh & Zo: Was Jonny Gomes’ White House Attire Disrespectful?

While he didn’t play on Monday, Jonny Gomes was front and center at the White House Tuesday, showing up in an American flag suit.

98.5 The Sports Hub–04/01/2014

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