BOSTON, May 20 (Reuters) – An iconic sign bearing
pro-gun-control messages that has hung near Fenway Park in
Boston, Massachusetts for almost two decades will soon lose its
The 252-foot-long (77-meter-long) billboard – which features
a counter tracking the more than 45,000 people killed by guns in
the United States since the December 2012 attack on a Newtown,
Connecticut, elementary school – has been a prominent feature of
Boston since real estate developer John Rosenthal ordered the
first version for a parking garage in 1995.
BOSTON (Reuters) – The rapidly changing climate poses a threat of sparking greater global conflict, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday told the graduating class of Boston College, urging the graduates to play a role in pushing for new energy policies.
Citing recent reports from the United Nations and White House showing that a rising emissions of carbon dioxide from the burning of fossil fuels in contributing to a warming world, he warned of the possibility of climate-related conflict.