Dedham Public Schools held its annual art show on Thursday, May 23, and Riverdale Elementary School and Early Childhood Education Center art teacher Bridget Castonguay talked about some of her students' work.
Congressional negotiators reached a modest budget agreement Tuesday to restore about $63 billion in automatic spending cuts from programs ranging from parks to the Pentagon, with votes expected in both houses in the next several days. (Dec. 10)
A snowstorm caused widespread school and government closures in the nation's capital and elsewhere along the Eastern seaboard. More nuisance than menace, the storm was timed to hit morning and afternoon commutes in the Northeast. (Dec. 10)
President Barack Obama shook hands with Cuban President Raul Castro Tuesday at a memorial service for Nelson Mandela, a simple gesture that stoked talk of a possible rapprochement between the leaders of two Cold War foes. (Dec. 10)