By Edward Donga BU News Service On Nov. 16, 2009, Russian lawyer Sergei Magnitsky, 37, died of heart failure in Moscow’s Matrosskaya Tishina Prison, after eight guards alledgedly beat him with rubber batons for more than an hour. An ambulance crew that was called to provide him with medical attention
By Edward Donga BU News Service WASHINGTON — In the first congressional hearing focused on the Boston Marathon bombing, members of the House Homeland Security Committee Thursday probed the successes and failures of interagency cooperation immediately following the April 15 attacks. Members of the committee, including Rep. Bill Keating, D-Mass., questioned
U.S. Rep. Ed Markey celebrated his primary election victory against U.S. Stephen Lynch in downtown Boston Tuesday night, while warning supporters of a long road ahead against Republican contender Gabriel Gomez.
Senator Angus King, a Maine independent, gives a history lesson and calls for compromise in first Senate floor speech.
Washington – Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., remembered the victims of the attack in her first speech on the Senate floor since being sworn in this past January.
The Senate rejected an amendment to expand background checks for individuals seeking to purchase firearms…
New England legislators push back against Presidnet Obama’s latest budget request for low income home energy assistance, saying it doesn’t provide enough for their cold weather constituents.
North Korean managers refused to let South Koreans deliver supplies to a large, jointly operated industrial park one day after announcing plans to restart facilities which could produce nuclear fuel.
Mayor Thomas Menino’s decision to retire from his two-decade reign has triggered a mass of speculation from past mayoral candidates and politically interested…
Less than three months after a proposal to provide a pool of aid to distressed fisheries across the nation died at the end of the last Congress, efforts to secure disaster relief funding for New England fishermen are heating up on Capitol Hill…