Zika Virus: Scientists Hail Vaccine Testing Success; Audio ExcerptA safe and effective vaccine against the Zika virus is an important step closer, with the results of a major study being recently published. Researchers reportedly tested two trial vaccines, a DNA vaccine and an inactivated virus vaccine, in mice.
Nancy O’Dell To Host Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular; Audio ExcerptEntertainment Tonight host Nancy O’Dell will be celebrating July 4th on the Hatch Shell stage at the Boston Esplanade. CBS announced Tuesday that O’Dell will serve as host of the Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular, broadcast live nationwide on CBS. The concert will be broadcast nationwide on the CBS Network from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m. Locally, WBZ-TV viewers will be treated to an additional hour from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. The program will be streaming on CBS All Access. Radio listeners can hear the concert live on WBZ NewsRadio 1030 and Mix 104.1 FM.
MA Court Allows Ballot Question For Second Slots Parlor; Audio ExcerptThe state’s high court Tuesday cleared the way for a question to be included on the November ballot that would allow for a second slots parlor to be licensed in Massachusetts, a proposal that could lead to a casino near Suffolk Downs.
Highway Worker Killed By Accused Drunk Driver On I-93 In MedfordA highway worker was killed by a drunk driver on Interstate 93 in Medford early Tuesday morning. WBZ-TV's Nicole Jacobs reports.
WBZ AccuWeather Midday Forecast For June 28Danielle Niles has your latest weather forecast.
Starbucks 'Orange Drink' Is A Secret Menu HitHere's how to order the Starbucks drink that's getting a lot of social media buzz.