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(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) By JIM KUHNHENN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Many immigrants in the United States illegally who apply for work permits under President Barack Obama’s new executive actions would be eligible for Social… Read more

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(Photo by Victoria Will/Invision/AP, File) BOSTON (AP) — The University of Massachusetts-Amherst has cut ties with alumnus Bill Cosby amid allegations by women accusing the comedian of sexual assault. University spokesman Edward Blaguszewski… Read more

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AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — Jabarie Hinds scored 14 points and had five assists to lead Massachusetts to a 79-54 victory over Northeastern in the Hall of Fame Tip Off Classic on Wednesday. UMass (5-1) opened on a 9-2 run and never trailed. The… Read more

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BOSTON (AP) — A Boston man who police say fell naked through the ceiling of a women’s bathroom at Boston’s airport and then assaulted an elderly man has been ordered held without bail pending a hearing next week. Cameron Shenk was arraigned… Read more

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(Image Courtesy: MGN Online) by SAM HANANEL, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has had surgery to place a stent in her right coronary artery. Court spokeswoman Kathy Arberg says the 81-year-old… Read more

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BOSTON (AP) — Police say dozens of people were arrested during a march in Boston to protest a grand jury’s decision not to indict a white Ferguson, Missouri, officer who fatally shot an unarmed black teenager. A Boston police department… Read more

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photo courtesy Boston FD/WCVB BOSTON (AP) — An MBTA spokesman says seven people complained of back discomfort after two trolleys made contact in Boston. The trains, one of which was out of service and had no passengers on board, made contact… Read more

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(Ctsy: Wikipedia) NEW YORK (AP) — Visitors from around the world are drawn to New York’s High Line, the elevated park built on defunct railroad tracks that have been turned into an oasis of flowers, grasses and trees. Private planners are… Read more

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ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis County police spokesman says two FBI agents have been shot, but their injuries are not life-threatening. Officer Shawn McGuire says the shooting took place early Wednesday morning in north St. Louis County. McGuire… Read more

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FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Police have dispersed protesters from the streets of Ferguson after second night of demonstrations following a grand jury decision to not indict Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown. Tuesday was far… Read more

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(Ctsy: ABC News) (WGGB) — Despite a narrow finish, Season 19 of ‘Dancing With the Stars’ finished just as many had expected it would. Alfonso Ribeiro was named the winner on Tuesday night, along with his professional dance partner Witney… Read more

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WESTFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — On average, about 1 in 20 people will develop colon cancer in their lifetime. And if you have a family history of it, like ABC40’s Chris Pisano, your chances go up dramatically. The best way to prevent it… Read more

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BOSTON (AP) — Several hundred people have gathered in Boston to protest a grand jury’s decision not to indict a white Ferguson, Missouri, officer who killed a black teenager. One group marched from Dudley Square in the Roxbury neighborhood… Read more

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BOSTON (AP) — A former college professor who underwent a double arm transplant last month at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston says the best thing about the operation is that he’s able to hug his loved ones again. Will Lautzenheiser… Read more

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(Photo: FBI via AP) BOSTON (AP) — A federal judge has turned down a request from lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev seeking evidence about his older brother’s possible participation in a 2011 triple killing in… Read more