My Turn: The nuts and bolts of the Affordable Care Act are loose

...full name suggests two primary goals: protecting patients and making health care affordable. Based on a model created in Massachusetts in the 1990s, it expands private health insurance to draw in and cover people not eligible for federal health-care programs...
Today In Sports History for June 30

...kicked out of the World Cup by FIFA for failing a drug test following Argentina's June 25 victory over Nigeria in Foxboro, Massachusetts.1994 - Tonya Harding is stripped of her national title and banned for life from the U.S. Figure Skating Association...
SHI seeking investigation of Native art sale

...which are known to be of Tlingit and Haida origin. Dan Monroe, president and CEO of the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Massachusetts, and a colleague of Worl's, notified SHI and other tribal organizations of the sale."Ironically and unfathomable...
A hub for hip-hop culture opens in Anchorage serving on Mayor-elect Ethan Berkowitz's transition subcommittee on public safety.The manager of the Northway Mall, Ma'o Tosi, is also a member of We Are Anchorage, and he shares with Martinez an interest in community organizing and youth development...
Boston bomber will get chance to break silence at sentencing

...lost legs. The brothers also killed a Massachusetts Institute of Technology police officer...emotional impact the attack had in Massachusetts.The defense made it clear from the...death after carjacking and killing two Massachusetts men and killing a third man in New...
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Race to Alaska names a winner

...attention. It has the cachet of the Pacific Northwest. It pushes the envelope of small boat design. The event just shouts, "Look Ma. No oil." It's not about winning or money. It's a people's race more like running marathons, where the satisfaction...
Passion for pediatrics takes Juneau doctor places

...a kid, but in college she didn't fit in with the pre-med crowd. Not long after graduating from Williams College in Massachusetts, Schwartz wound up in Alaska - another case of a never-ending "vacation." She didn't hop on that ferry heading to...
Iraqi training goal to fall way short of recruits

...immediate withdrawal is not safe - if Congress failed to approve a new authorization.Democratic Rep. Jim McGovern of Massachusetts said the resolution was needed to "force Congress to do its job" and vote on an authorization. Opponents called the measure...
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Hunt for escaped killers expands to Vermont; staffer under suspicion honest with you."The killers' mugshots have been put on more than 50 digital billboards in New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts and Pennsylvania, state police said, and a $100,000 reward has been posted.Law enforcement officials again asked...
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Local graduates from Holy Cross

...bachelor of arts degree from the College of the Holy Cross at its 169th commencement on May 22.Approximately 720 students received degrees this year at Holy Cross, located in Worcester, Massachusetts, which was founded in 1843.


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