Tag: Boston (Mass)

Massachusetts Lawmaker Used Campaign Funds to Support Gambling Habit, Officials Say

A longtime Massachusetts state lawmaker was arrested Tuesday on more than two dozen fraud and tax evasion charges after the authorities accused him of stealing thousands of dollars in campaign funds to support his gambling habit and to pay for his lavish lifestyle. The lawmaker, Representative David M. Nangle, 59, a Democrat from Lowell who […]

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‘Demeaned and Humiliated’: What Happened to These Iranians at U.S. Airports

A small room. A language barrier. An interrogation after hours of travel. Months spent preparing for a new life overseas, all gone in a blur. A growing number of Iranian students share this collective memory. Many had secured admission to some of the world’s most prestigious universities. The State Department approved them for entry into […]

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Mission Impawsible: How Much ‘Cats’ Can a Person Take?

BOSTON — “I wanted to go because I have a cat,” Jack Maloney, 9, said, gnawing a sour gummy. Last Saturday, Maloney sat between his parents at the Citizens Bank Opera House in Boston, just before a matinee performance of “Cats,” the unlikely Andrew Lloyd Webber musical that made a scratching post of Broadway throughout […]

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