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New England's only thoroughbred horse racing track says it will close by the end of the year because Mohegan Sun did not win a Massachusetts casino license. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Suffolk Downs Notifies Workers It Will Close

New England’s only thoroughbred horse racing track says it will close by the end of the year because Mohegan Sun did not win a Massachusetts casino license.

2 hours ago

Casino roulette (Joe Raedle/Getty Images News)

Wynn Resorts Chosen Over Mohegan Sun For Boston-Area Casino

Wynn Resorts has bested Mohegan Sun for the lucrative Boston-area casino license, based largely on the strength of its $1.6 billion project’s economic development potential.

09/16/2014

Meriam Yahia Ibrahim Ishag, a 27-year-old Christian Sudanese woman sentenced to hang for apostasy, sits in her cell a day after she gave birth to a baby girl at a women's prison in Khartoum's twin city of Omdurman on May 28, 2014. (credit: credit should read -/AFP/Getty Images)

Facing Death, Sudanese Woman Relied On Her Faith

The Sudanese woman imprisoned for refusing to reject Christianity said in a televised interview airing Monday night that she was resolved to keep her faith even if it meant death.

09/15/2014

Power lines carry electricity. (credit: David McNew/Newsmakers)

In Vermont, A Milestone In Green-Energy Efforts

Vermont’s largest city has a new success to add to its list of socially conscious achievements: 100 percent of its electricity now comes from renewable sources such as wind, water and biomass.

09/15/2014

Lightning (Ethan Miller/Getty Images News)

Second Lightning Strike Victim Dies

The friend who was with a Connecticut woman who died after a lightning strike earlier this month has now also died,

09/15/2014

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