A few hundred people visited one of Massachusetts’ veterans’ cemeteries on Memorial Day. War veterans — old, new, and those missing or buried — were remembered.
It was a historic day on Capitol Hill Thursday as Pope Francis became the first pontiff to address Congress. In the audience, the two Democrats representing the western half of Massachusetts in the U.S. House.
Both chambers of Congress Wednesday night passed a deal to end the government shutdown and avoid default.
The partial government shutdown is in its 8th day, and in just over a week, the federal government will reach its borrowing limit.