A spokesperson for Congressman Ed Markey’s office said they heard half a dozen gunshots approximately 200 feet from them in the Russell Office building on Capitol Hill.
Five students from Somerville got a chance to work side-by-side with First Lady Michelle Obama planting the White House kitchen garden.
Some local kids are getting ready for a once in a lifetime experience; a trip to the White House.
Obama issued the pardons Friday to people in 13 states, largely for minor offenses.
The White House says Massachusetts could lose tens of millions of dollars for education, environmental protection, and child care if automatic federal budget cuts take effect as scheduled.
Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick is continuing his out-of-state trip by heading to Washington for a meeting of the National Governors Association.
An internationally known Boston pediatrician was awarded the Presidential Citizens Medal by President Obama Friday.
The petition on the White House website is fueled by how Ortiz handled the prosecution of Internet activist Aaron Swartz.
A petition to secure resources and funding, and to begin construction of a Death Star by 2016, has officially been rejected by the White House. Yes, seriously.
A group of talented kids between grades 3 and 6 will return to school after a trip to perform at the White House.