House overwhelmingly passes $7.9 billion Harvey aid bill

The 419-3 vote sent the aid package — likely the first of several — to the Senate in hopes of sending the bill to President Donald Trump before dwindling federal disaster reserves run out at the end of this week.

Colts to hold camp in suburban Westfield for next decade

The 400-acre complex features 26 baseball and softball diamonds, 31 multipurpose fields for soccer, football and lacrosse and has an indoor facility that has served as a training site for NFL draft prospects.

Air conditioning unit to blame for closure of Norwell schools

Norwell Public Schools Superintendent Scott Mills said an air conditioning unit in a maintenance closet malfunctioned early Wednesday, causing the cancellation of classes at the district’s middle and high schools for the day.

Indonesian groups protest Rohingya persecution

Police have put on a show of force, blocking streets around the embassy with vehicles and barriers. Jakarta police spokesman Argo Yuwono says up to 6,000 personnel are deployed to ensure security.

Rights group finds ‘assembly line’ of torture in Egypt

In a 63-page report released Wednesday, Human Rights Watch says el-Sissi, a U.S. ally who was warmly received at the White House earlier this year, is pursuing stability “at any cost,” and has allowed the widespread torture of detainees despite it being outlawed by the Egyptian constitution.

Report: Red Sox used Apple Watch to steal Yankees’ signs

The first-place Red Sox admitted to Major League Baseball that they used an Apple Watch to relay signals from opposing catchers to Boston players, The New York Times reported Tuesday. Sign stealing has long been a part of the game, but employing electronic gadgets to do it is against the rules.

American adds ‘basic economy’ fares on more flights

The no-frills tickets often cost about $40 less per round trip than a regular economy seat, but sometimes the difference is under $10. Passengers who book basic economy on American can’t pick their seat ahead of time, they board last, and they can’t stow a bag in the overhead bin.

Wisconsin panel changes court rules for Foxconn plant

The unprecedented change to the usual judicial process drew criticism from Democrats, who also blasted the $3 billion incentives as a corporate welfare giveaway. But they didn’t have the votes needed to stop the proposal.