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BOSTON (AP) — Religious congregations across Massachusetts are rallying in support of a ballot question calling for workers to be allowed to accrue paid sick time. Clergy supporting Question 4 on the ballot are planning to deliver sermons… Read more

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By EMILY SCHMALL Associated Press FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Louise Troh has spent three weeks confined to a home while battling loneliness and fear that she too had contracted Ebola, the disease that killed her boyfriend, Thomas Eric… Read more

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By TRACEE M. HERBAUGH Associated Press JAFFREY, N.H. (AP) — Money really does grow on trees in New England in the autumn — and all six states are raking it in. Officials say leaf-peeping tourists will spend upward of $3 billion this fall to… Read more

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BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Bridgeport police have identified a man who was killed in the city’s 10th homicide of the year. Police say 51-year-old Ivan Rodriguez Mendez died Saturday night after getting into a fight with one or more people. He was… Read more

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Health care worker being monitored for Ebola leaves cruise ship in Galveston, Texas GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — Carnival Cruise Lines says a Dallas health care worker who was being monitored for signs of Ebola has disembarked the Carnival Magic with… Read more

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FOXBORO, Mass. (AP) — Shadrach Abrokwah had four rushing touchdowns to lead Massachusetts to a 36-14 win over Eastern Michigan Saturday. UMass scored the final 16 points to pull away. Abrokwah’s 4-yard touchdown run in the third quarter extended… Read more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — The city of Los Angeles wants to prevent companies from auctioning off parking spaces through new mobile phone apps such as MonkeyParking and Haystack. The Los Angeles Daily News reports that the City Council voted Friday 11-0… Read more

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(AP Photo/Nicole Tung, freejamesfoley.org) By HUNTER McGEE Associated Press ROCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Family and friends say slain journalist James Foley was a compassionate and capable journalist who tried to see the good in… Read more

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AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Health officials in Ohio are monitoring more than 100 people following the visit by a Dallas nurse who tested positive for Ebola shortly after returning to Texas from the Cleveland area. Officials said Saturday that none of… Read more

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VATICAN CITY (AP) — Catholic bishops have scrapped their landmark welcome to gays, showing deep divisions at the end of a two-week meeting sought by Pope Francis to chart a more merciful approach to ministering to Catholic families. The… Read more

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¬†MCKEESPORT, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say six people are dead following a house fire near Pittsburgh, including four children. Allegheny County chief of emergency services Alvin Henderson says the fire broke out Saturday morning in McKeesport,… Read more

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Courtesy: ABC news SEATTLE (AP) — The King County medical examiner has confirmed that a body found in a ravine in the Seattle suburb of Auburn is that of missing actress Misty Upham, known for her roles in “August: Osage County,” “Frozen River”… Read more

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Courtesy: MGN Online By ERICA WERNER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A ban on travel from West Africa might seem like a simple and smart response to the frightening Ebola outbreak there. It’s become a central demand of Republicans and… Read more

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(CNN) — If you’ve ever had your credit card declined in a store or restaurant, no need to be embarrassed. It happens to the President, too. President Barack Obama shared the story Friday while signing an executive order aimed at fighting… Read more

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(ABC) — Bermuda is bracing for the wrath of Hurricane Gonzalo. “This one is here and what we need to do is get ready for it, pray to the Lord that everything will go fine,” says Cecil Saltus, a taxi driver on the island An image from… Read more