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‘Star Wars: Kenobi’ Is Filming In Boston... England, Not Massachusetts“Star Wars” is not coming to Boston, Massachusetts after all.
Snow Totals For December 5, 2020Snow piled up in several towns across Massachusetts Saturday.
Massachusetts Reports 5,356 New COVID Cases, 41 Additional DeathsSaturday marks the third consecutive day in which the state reported over 5,000 new coronavirus cases.
Power Outages Top 27,000 As Heavy, Wet Snow Storm Hits MassachusettsThousands of homes and businesses lost power on Saturday as heavy snow and wind pushed across Massachusetts.
COVID Could Make It Harder To Keep NH Roads Plowed This WinterIt’s possible an outbreak in some of the state's maintenance sheds timed with a nor’easter could leave some roads unplowed, said the Department of Transportation's winter maintenance program specialist.
No Criminal Charges Filed In Death Of Veteran At Bedford VA HospitalThe cause of the 62-year-old man's death was not determined, the District Attorney said.
Tree, Power Line Damage Possible As 12+ Inches Of Heavy Snow Could Hit Parts Of Massachusetts SaturdayThe higher elevations of Worcester County and southwest New Hampshire should see the most snow.
Firefighter Hurt While Battling Intense Flames In MaldenA massive fire ripped through a two-family home on Whitman Street in Malden Friday night.
Massachusetts Lawmakers OK $46B Budget With Abortion Expansion ProvisionState lawmakers on Friday took the final votes on a $46.2 billion spending plan for the year that began July 1.
Coronavirus In Massachusetts: Today's DevelopmentsThe latest developments concerning coronavirus in Massachusetts, updated throughout the day.
Acushnet Family Turns Farm Stand Into Pet Food Pantry For CommunityA family in Acushnet is making sure pet owners can feed their fur babies this holiday season.
Infectious Disease Doctor On COVID Surge: 'Concerned Is An Understatement'With new COVID-19 cases in Massachusetts surpassing 5,000 for two straight days, healthcare professionals are growing increasingly worried about the strain on the system.

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First subsurface asteroid samples delivered to EarthA capsule containing the rock samples created a stunning fireball across the sky before landing in the Australian outback on Saturday.
Zoom calls can be held 500 feet in the air in Ferris wheel "cubicles""Lots of users told us, the time just flew by," Yomiuriland Amusement Park spokesman Yu Okutani said.
Trump border wall could pose threat to Sierra Madre ecosystemIn the final weeks of the Trump administration, the rush to complete the border wall is no more challenging than in the Sierra Madre, a mountainous corner where Arizona and New Mexico meet Mexico. However, along with its intent to stop people, the wall there would also stop rare animals who go back and forth from Mexico to the U.S. in the north where there is more water for them to drink. Michelle Miller explores the area, and speaks to conservationists about the importance of preserving the area's biodiversity.
Wuhan, one year later: A look at the coronavirus pandemic's ground zeroOne year ago in December 2019, the fist symptomatic cases of COVID-19 were reported in Wuhan, China. As the pandemic swept across the globe, more than 65 million people have been infected, and more than 1.5 million killed. Ramy Inocencio returns to Wuhan to see how a year of living with the coronavirus has changed life.
Amusement park in Japan offers ferris wheel cubicles for stunning views while working remoteAs the coronavirus pandemic drags on, and people around the world brace for many more months stuck at home, people in Japan are going to great lengths to get out of the house. As Lucy Craft reports from Tokyo, for some remote workers, the sky's the limit
Trump orders most US troops to withdraw from SomaliaThe move continues a post-election push by Mr. Trump to shrink U.S. involvement in counterterrorism missions abroad.