New England Regional News

1 Killed in Freetown Crash

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A person is dead after a crash Thursday night in Freetown, according to Massachusetts State Police. Three vehicles were involved in a crash on Route 24 northbound before Exit 10, police said. People in each of those vehicles were injured. The injuries to one of the people involved were considered life-threatening. The victim died at […]

National News

Rep. Lauren Underwood Invokes Serena Williams and Beyoncé to Call for ‘Urgency’ in Stopping Childbirth Deaths

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Rep. Lauren Underwood said the United States must act with a “sense of urgency” to improve the prospects for young mothers—especially for African American women. In her tribute speech at Thursday night’s TIME 100 Next event, the Illinois Democrat and registered nurse talked about a personal tragedy, the death of her friend, Dr. Shalon Irving […]

National News

Jason Reynolds: Young People of Color Who Are ‘Convenient for You to Love’ Aren’t the Only Ones Who Deserve Recognition

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New York Times Best Selling author Jason Reynolds used his airtime at the TIME 100 Next event to speak up about the importance of helping young people. During his tribute, Reynolds an award-winning author committed to increasing visibility of young black people in literature, reminisced about his childhood, when his mother told him that she […]