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Dec 07, 2019

To reach this Canadian island, mail crosses through Maine. Now U.S. agents are opening it.
"It's just one more thing on the heads of the people."

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Dec 07, 2019

Nearly one-third of teens use one or more tobacco products
Survey shows nicotine addiction among teenagers is not limited to electronic cigarettes.

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Dec 06, 2019

These guys finished a record Cannonball Run from New York to L.A., averaging 103 mph. Here's how.
Arne Toman's stealth car was bursting with lawman-evading tech. But the Redondo Beach, California, police officer first noticed something suspicious about the license plate on the Mercedes engineered to look like a something else entirely. The officer told the driver to keep his hands on the steering wheel, Toman later recounted, and asked why his […]

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Dec 06, 2019

Prosecutors say Alaska dentist rode hoverboard at procedure
Alaska prosecutors say a dentist accused of fraud and unnecessarily sedating patients also performed a procedure while riding a wheeled, motorized vehicle known as a hoverboard

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Dec 06, 2019

Elizabeth Warren attacks Pete Buttigieg's private fundraisers
BOSTON — Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Thursday called on Mayor Pete Buttigieg, a rival for the Democratic presidential nomination, to open his campaign fundraising events to the news media and to release a full accounting of the wealthy donors who are gathering contributions for him.

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Dec 06, 2019

Flesh-eating bacteria linked to heroin kills 7 in California
Authorities say a flesh-eating bacteria linked to the use of black tar heroin has killed at least seven people in San Diego County

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Dec 06, 2019

3 dead, including shooter, in gunfire at Florida naval base
PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — A shooter opened fire at the Naval Air Station in Pensacola Friday morning in an attack that left three people dead including the assailant, and multiple people injured. The gunfire prompted a massive law enforcement response to the base, which was locked down. Base spokesman Jason Bortz told The Associated Press […]

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Dec 06, 2019

4 dead, including shooter, in gunfire at Florida naval base
PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — A shooter opened fire in a classroom building at the Naval Air Station in Pensacola on Friday morning in an attack that left four people dead, including the assailant, and multiple people wounded. The shooting — the second at a U.S. Navy base this week — prompted a massive law enforcement […]

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Dec 06, 2019

Chase with stolen UPS truck in Florida ends with shootout, 4 dead
The FBI says four people, including a UPS driver, were killed after robbers stole the driver's truck and led police on a chase that ended in gunfire at a busy South Florida intersection during rush hour

Boston.com National News
Dec 05, 2019

Ayanna Pressley wants answers about what happened to the FDA's plans to ban menthol cigarettes
"We don't have more time. People are dying."

Boston.com National News
Dec 04, 2019

Sailor kills 2 civilians, self at Pearl Harbor shipyard
An active duty US sailor whose submarine was docked at Pearl Harbor opened fire on three civilian employees Wednesday, killing two and then taking his own life just days before dignitaries and veterans descend on the base for the 78th anniversary of the Japanese attack

Boston.com National News
Dec 04, 2019

Sailor kills 2, himself in attack at Pearl Harbor shipyard
The military says a U

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Dec 04, 2019

Here's how Peloton responded to the backlash to its viral ‘Grace in Boston' ad
The luxury stationary bike company says its holiday commercial has been "misinterpreted."

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Dec 04, 2019

George Zimmerman sues Trayvon Martin's family, attorneys
Neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman is suing the parents of slain teenager Trayvon Martin and others

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Dec 04, 2019

Investigation ordered after L.A. officer's body camera allegedly showed him fondling a dead woman's breasts
"If this allegation is true, then the behavior exhibited by this officer is not only wrong, but extremely disturbing."

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Dec 04, 2019

Trump calls Trudeau ‘2-faced' after palace gossip goes viral
President Donald Trump has called Canada's prime minister "two-faced" after Justin Trudeau was caught gossiping with other leaders about Trump

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Dec 04, 2019

'They used to be top of mind, particularly during this time of year'
"They used to be top of mind, particularly during this time of year."

Boston.com National News
Dec 03, 2019

Peloton's infamous (and extremely viral) ad features ‘Grace in Boston'
What do you think of the commercial? Let us now in the comments below.

Boston.com National News
Dec 03, 2019

Kamala Harris ends Democratic presidential campaign
Democratic Sen. Kamala Harris told supporters on Tuesday that she was ending her bid for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2020. "I've taken stock and looked at this from every angle, and over the last few days have come to one of the hardest decisions of my life,'' she wrote in a note to supporters. […]

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Dec 03, 2019

He says his boss told him to ignore the ceiling with a rat infestation. Then it fell on him.
"The ceiling collapsed, causing rats from within the ceiling to fall on his unprotected body."

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Dec 03, 2019

Kellyanne Conway tweeted about Joe Biden and Ukraine. Then her husband replied.
WASHINGTON - It began, apparently, at home. Then it crept into newspaper and magazine profiles of the political power couple and finally burst forth in 280-character fusillades and a string of op-eds. All the while, the awkward reality of their deep disagreement over President Donald Trump was ever-present. Yet, Kellyanne and George Conway had refrained […]

Boston.com National News
Dec 02, 2019

He gave thanks for his 2 dads. His teacher condemned gay couples.
"If you're adopting a child and if that child goes to a public school, that teacher should not share her opinion."

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Dec 02, 2019

Ex-FBI lawyer Lisa Page ends silence, slams Trump's 'sickening' attacks
"Honestly, his demeaning fake orgasm was really the straw that broke the camel's back."

Boston.com National News
Dec 02, 2019

Facebook testing a way to let you move photos to rival sites
Users have complained they can never leave Facebook because transferring photos and videos elsewhere is too difficult.

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Dec 02, 2019

John Kerry launches star-studded climate coalition
"Collaboration is our key to survival."

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Dec 02, 2019

9 family members killed in South Dakota plane crash
Federal investigators are expected to arrive at the South Dakota site where nine members of an extended Idaho family were killed in a plane crash

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Dec 02, 2019

Lori Loughlin's daughter returns to YouTube channel
Social media star Olivia Jade Giannulli has posted her first YouTube video since the arrest of her parents, actress Lori Loughlin and fashion designer Mossimo Giannulli, put her at the center of the college admissions scandal

Boston.com National News
Dec 02, 2019

Amazon pulls Auschwitz 'Christmas ornaments' after protest
"Selling ‘Christmas ornaments' with images of Auschwitz does not seem appropriate. Auschwitz on a bottle opener is rather disturbing and disrespectful."

Boston.com National News
Dec 01, 2019

11 injured in French Quarter shooting, New Orleans police say
A person of interest has been detained.

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Dec 01, 2019

9 killed, 3 injured in South Dakota plane crash
The single-engine plane was bound for Idaho Falls.

Boston.com National News
Nov 30, 2019

Ice preserved a tiny puppy in near-perfect condition for 18,000 years. Scientists are fascinated.
"We have quite a lot of ancient samples. But this has got be one of the best-preserved."

Boston.com National News
Nov 30, 2019

Scientists find 'monster' black hole so big they didn't think it was possible
"This is the first."

Boston.com National News
Nov 29, 2019

All A.C. Moore stores to close; 12 in Mass.
"Unfortunately, given the headwinds facing many retailers in today's environment, it made it very difficult for us to operate and compete on a National level."

Boston.com National News
Nov 29, 2019

Are smaller airline seats a safety risk? For the first time, the FAA is testing
But consumer advocates and lawmakers are worried that the results of the tests are flawed.

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Nov 29, 2019

Rock climber Brad Gobright dies in Mexico fall
California rock climber Brad Gobright reportedly reached the top of a highly challenging rock face route in northern Mexico, and was rappelling down with a companion when he fell to his death

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Nov 28, 2019

When does the new decade begin: in a month, or a year from now?
"Talking about it is a great way to get into a bar fight."

Boston.com National News
Nov 27, 2019

A college student was killed by a man whose catcalls she tried to ignore, prosecutors say
"She was just trying to go home."

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Nov 27, 2019

Opponents of Elizabeth Warren spread a doctored photo on Twitter. Her campaign couldn't stop its spread.
The 2020 Democratic candidates have warned that they lack the tools to counter disinformation in real time.

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Nov 27, 2019

5 dead, 3 hurt in ‘devastating' Minneapolis high-rise fire
"A very tragic night at the beginning of a holiday weekend."

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Nov 27, 2019

Colorado couple charged after horse dragging video shared
A Colorado couple who shot a video of a horse being dragged behind a pickup truck is facing criminal charges

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Nov 27, 2019

Texas teacher wins appeal after being fired over immigration tweet
An English teacher who tweeted that her North Texas high school was full of students who are in the country illegally has won an appeal to get her job back

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Nov 27, 2019

A healthy man was licked by his dog. He was dead within weeks.
Researchers warn dog and cat owners who experience flu-like symptoms to quickly find medical care if their symptoms are beyond the norm.

Boston.com National News
Nov 26, 2019

Melania Trump draws some boos at youth summit in Baltimore
Melania Trump drew some boos at a youth summit in Baltimore, where she was delivering remarks on opioid abuse

Boston.com National News
Nov 25, 2019

No easy mark: Female bodybuilder, 82, clobbers intruder
She hit him with a table, poured shampoo in his face and was beating him with a broom when police arrived.

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Nov 25, 2019

Border agents seize 154 pounds of bologna at Texas crossing
The driver was released but the bologna was seized and destroyed.

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Nov 24, 2019

Ruth Bader Ginsburg hospitalized for treatment of chills and fever
Ginsburg was admitted Friday night and is expected to be released from the hospital Sunday.

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Nov 23, 2019

Maine hiker found dead in Zion National Park
19-year-old Savannah McTague was a concession employee at the park.

Boston.com National News
Nov 23, 2019

Hiker found dead in Zion National Park was from Maine
19-year-old Savannah McTague was a concession employee at the park.

Boston.com National News
Nov 22, 2019

A baby kept on a vegan diet died. His parents have been arrested on a manslaughter charge.
The child, who was home-birthed, had never seen a doctor.

Boston.com National News
Nov 22, 2019

Don't eat romaine lettuce from California's Salinas Valley, CDC warns
It may be contaminated with a particularly dangerous type of E. coli bacteria that has sickened 40 people in 16 states.

Boston.com National News
Nov 22, 2019

Her mom was being beaten, police say, so she called 911 and ordered pizza. The plan worked.
"When it's hard to talk, it's up to us to listen."

Boston.com National News
Nov 22, 2019

Warren and other leading white Democrats court black votes; some find trouble
Rep. Ayanna Pressley had to defend Warren to black protesters at Clark-Atlanta University.

Boston.com National News
Nov 21, 2019

Utah woman fights charges after stepkids see her topless at home
A Utah woman who was prosecuted after her stepchildren saw her topless in her own home is fighting charges that could force her to register as a sex offender

Boston.com National News
Nov 21, 2019

'Popcorn lung' may have brought teen close to death after vaping for months, doctors say
"The referring team was really worried that he was not going to make it."

Boston.com National News
Nov 21, 2019

The AP's fact check of the 5th Democratic presidential debate
AP FACT CHECK: Examining claims from the Democrats in their latest presidential debate

Boston.com National News
Nov 21, 2019

6 takeaways from the 5th Democratic presidential debate
Democratic presidential candidates hold their 5th debate, and cover a lot of familiar ground

Boston.com National News
Nov 20, 2019

Reaction fast and furious after 'Harriet' screenwriter recalls Hollywood executive suggesting Julia Roberts play Tubman
"That was so long ago. No one is going to know the difference."

Boston.com National News
Nov 20, 2019

When the judge became the defendant
NEWTON, Mass. — When she was brought before a court this spring, charged with the federal crime of obstruction of justice, Judge Shelley Joseph did not look like a rebel.

Boston.com National News
Nov 20, 2019

Trump impeachment hearings: Here's what to know today
Sondland tells House impeachment investigators that Rudy Giuliani was pushing a "quid pro quo" with Ukraine that he had to go along with.

Boston.com National News
Nov 20, 2019

Democratic debate: Rising Buttigieg could face attacks
The South Bend mayor may draw some of the fire formerly aimed at Biden, Warren, and Sanders.

Boston.com National News
Nov 19, 2019

A prosecutor used his 13-year-old daughter as bait to catch her alleged molester. His plan could backfire.
A prosecutor's plot helped police arrest a man accused of molesting an underage girl, but his tactic - using his own daughter, a minor, to lure the suspect - might land the lawyer in hot water. Ali Mohammad Lajmiri, 76, of San Jose, is in custody on charges of molesting a 13-year-old girl, according to […]

Boston.com National News
Nov 19, 2019

He was the go-to expert on money laundering. Now he's been charged with laundering money.
"They've got it all wrong."

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Nov 19, 2019

Colorado rancher gets life in prison in beating death of his fiancee
A jury has conceited a Colorado rancher of beating his fiancée to death while their 1-year-old daughter was in a nearby room

Boston.com National News
Nov 18, 2019

'Meth. We're on it,' says South Dakota in ridiculed ad campaign that cost $449,000
"Any good marketer would look at this and say: ‘Yeah, let's not do that."

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Nov 18, 2019

2 Arkansas chemistry professors face charges of making meth
It sounds like something from the award-winning former AMC series "Breaking Bad": The authorities charged two chemistry professors in Arkansas on Friday in connection with the production of methamphetamine.

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Nov 18, 2019

Man convicted in 3 deaths; bodies were burned in pig roaster
After one of the victims survived his gunshot wound, the suspect ran over him with a backhoe.

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Nov 18, 2019

Syracuse suspends fraternity after report of racial slur
The university was already investigating racist graffiti, including slurs against black and Asian people, found inside a residence hall's bathroom earlier this month.

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Nov 18, 2019

4 dead, 6 wounded in California football party shooting
Police said there was no immediate indication that the victims knew the shooter or shooters.

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Nov 15, 2019

16-year-old California school shooter dies
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department says Nathaniel Tennosuke Berhow died at about 3:30 p.m. Friday at a hospital with his mother present.

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Nov 15, 2019

University of South Carolina investigating frat members over sexist, offensive remarks at TV reporter
The University of South Carolina is investigating members of a fraternity who a television reporter says made sexist and offensive remarks to her while she was working

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Nov 15, 2019

Tamerlan Tsarnaev's friend said they committed 2011 triple slaying in Waltham, took cash, and tried to clean up the scene
The details were contained in a 2013 search warrant affidavit partially unsealed this week in connection with the pending appeal of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, now 26, the younger brother of Tamerlan and his co-conspirator in the bombings.

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Nov 15, 2019

More teens vape in New Hampshire than in any other state, survey finds
More high school students in New Hampshire use e-cigarettes than teens in any other state surveyed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Four percent of respondents in the Granite State for the High School Risk Behavior Survey — with the most recent data from 2017 — said they vaped daily in the 30 […]

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Nov 15, 2019

Roger Stone guilty of witness tampering, lying to Congress
Roger Stone, a longtime friend and ally of President Donald Trump, has been found guilty at his trial in federal court in Washington

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Nov 15, 2019

Sen. Warren proposes a transition phase before Medicare-for-all
The transition would establish less far-reaching changes before the country ultimately adopts a complete government-run health system.

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Nov 15, 2019

Texas baby born without much of his skin finally goes home
A baby boy born in Texas without much of his skin is finally at home after months of treatment and transplants of skin grown in a lab from his cells

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Nov 15, 2019

Bank teller accused of assaulting customer in home invasion robbery
Nathan Newell apparently confessed to the crime and said he did it because he was tired of working two jobs.

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Nov 14, 2019

Missouri woman charged after husband's body found in freezer
Authorities are searching for a woman after finding her husband's corpse in a freezer inside her southwest Missouri home, where it may have been stored for nearly a year

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Nov 14, 2019

CNN's Wolf Blitzer asked Kellyanne Conway about her husband. 'I'm embarrassed for you,' she said.
Tense exchange on CNN as Wolf Blitzer asks White House counselor Kellyanne Conway to respond to her husband's criticism of her boss

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Nov 14, 2019

At least 3 injured in Southern California high school shooting
Authorities say at least six people were injured in connection with a shooting at a high school in Los Angeles County

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Nov 14, 2019

2 dead in Southern California high school shooting
Authorities say at least six people were injured in connection with a shooting at a high school in Los Angeles County

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Nov 14, 2019

1 dead, several injured in Southern California high school shooting
Authorities say at least six people were injured in connection with a shooting at a high school in Los Angeles County

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Nov 14, 2019

Prosecutors: 126 women complain about Virginia gynecologist
Prosecutors want a judge to deny bond to a Virginia gynecologist arrested after allegedly performing unnecessary surgical procedures on his patients

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Nov 14, 2019

Amtrak chief defends decision to kill the traditional dining car on some long-distance trains
WASHINGTON - Amtrak president and chief executive Richard Anderson on Wednesday defended the company's decision to kill the traditional dining car on some long-distance trains, a shift that has ignited a firestorm of complaints from railroad passengers and aficionados. Anderson acknowledged the transition to more "flexible" and "contemporary" dining options hasn't been popular, but said […]

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Nov 13, 2019

Bishop who investigated sex abuse accused of sex abuse
A Catholic bishop who was named by the Pope to investigate the church's response to clergy sexual abuse in Buffalo, New York, has himself been accused of sexual abuse of a child

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Nov 13, 2019

YouTuber accused of abusing kids for poor performance dies
Machelle Hobson had been accused of starving her children and using pepper spray to punish them when they didn't perform to her liking in the skits that garnered thousands of online views.

Boston.com National News
Nov 13, 2019

A brief overview of the winter weather hitting the U.S.
An arctic blast that sent shivers across the Midwest has spread to the eastern U.S., with bitter weather establishing new records from Mississippi to Maine

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Nov 13, 2019

An Apple store employee ‘helped' a customer — by texting himself an intimate photo from her phone
It was a sense of foreboding that prompted Gloria Fuentes to delete several apps from her phone ahead of an Apple store appointment last week in Bakersfield, California. Fuentes scrubbed her device of all social media, financial and banking apps before getting her screen repaired Nov. 4 - and intended to delete all of her […]

Boston.com National News
Nov 12, 2019

'I lost my DACA and my key to open doors that were once closed.'
"This is a policy that has just been enacted out of callousness and cruelty. And we hope that is what the Supreme Court will find."

Boston.com National News
Nov 12, 2019

Rep. Katherine Clark, local DACA recipients speak out as Supreme Court hears arguments on the immigration program
"This is a policy that has just been enacted out of callousness and cruelty. And we hope that is what the Supreme Court will find."

Boston.com National News
Nov 12, 2019

A $30,000 handbag. A disastrous wine spill. And now, a country club is suing its own waiter.
It all started with a handbag. Maryana Beyder's wasn't just any ordinary bag, though. It was a pink Hermès Kelly clutch, since discontinued by the pricey French fashion house. Beyder's husband had gifted her the purse, worth $30,000, as a 30th birthday present. So after a waiter at a posh New Jersey country club spilled […]

Boston.com National News
Nov 12, 2019

Texas substitute teacher in viral student-beating video fired, arrested
A substitute teacher has been fired and charged with aggravated assault following the beating of a 15-year-old female high school student in an incident captured on video.

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Nov 12, 2019

Man: Slashing 'Baby Trump' was matter of good versus evil
"It comes a point when you gotta take a stand."

Boston.com National News
Nov 11, 2019

Jimmy Carter enters hospital for brain procedure
The procedure is scheduled for Tuesday morning at Emory University Hospital, Deanna Congileo said in a statement.

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Nov 11, 2019

Doctor performed hysterectomies without consent, prosecutors say
Javaid Perwaiz, 69, was arrested and charged with one count of health care fraud and making false statements relating to health care matters, according to court documents.

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Nov 11, 2019

Deval Patrick is reportedly considering a late run for the Democratic presidential nomination
Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick is considering making a late run for the Democratic presidential nomination

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Nov 11, 2019

‘It's honestly hell.' Hospitals see rare vomiting syndrome in heavy marijuana consumers
The condition, called cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome, can be horrific for patients, causing intense abdominal pain, nausea, and days-long vomiting episodes.

Boston.com National News
Nov 11, 2019

‘It's honestly hell.' Hospitals see rare vomiting syndrome in heavy marijuana consumers.
The condition, called cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome, can be horrific for patients, causing intense abdominal pain, nausea, and days-long vomiting episodes.

Boston.com National News
Nov 11, 2019

A man was hunting hogs in Florida. Then he was bitten by an alligator.
Authorities in Florida have identified a man they say was hunting hogs when he was attacked by an alligator

Boston.com National News
Nov 10, 2019

Mercury to cross in front of sun on Monday for last time until 2032
While you won't be able see it without protective glasses and heavy-duty telescope equipment, there are still plenty of ways to enjoy the show.

Boston.com National News
Nov 10, 2019

2 dead after Porsche crashes into building's 2nd floor
The car hit the center median, struck an embankment, and went airborne into the building.

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