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May 21, 2019

A baby was mysteriously abandoned in an airport bathroom in 1986. Now he knows some of the truth.
"Of course I realise that she's gone to a lot of trouble to stay hidden, both at the time and over the years."

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May 20, 2019

The U.S. put nuclear waste under a dome on a Pacific island. Now it's cracking open.
"That dome is the connection between the nuclear age and the climate change age."

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May 20, 2019

A jewelry box led police to revisit hundreds of deaths. They may have found a serial killer.
Police are continuing to look for more potential victims.

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May 19, 2019

Graduation speaker pledges to pay Morehouse class of 2019 student debt
A billionaire technology investor and philanthropist says his family is providing grants to wipe out the student debt of the entire 2019 class at Morehouse College

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May 19, 2019

Trayvon Martin's mom announces run for office in Miami
A mother who turned to activism after the slaying of her black teen son Trayvon Martin has announced she is running for office in Miami

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May 19, 2019

Chuck Schumer has concerns about the Chinese company making the new MBTA cars. Here's why.
CRRC — which is building new subway cars for New York, Boston, and several other cities — says the concerns are unfounded.

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May 18, 2019

Columbine school shooting survivor found dead in home
A Colorado man who survived the 1999 Columbine school shooting and later became an advocate for fighting addiction has died

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May 18, 2019

Report shocks, angers some of Ohio State doc's 177 victims
Victims of a now-dead Ohio State team doctor are reacting with shock, grief and anger at investigative findings that documented a heinous pattern of sexual abuse

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May 17, 2019

Police twice targeted the wrong men for a brutal 1996 killing. A cigarette butt changed everything.
"Nobody thinks they are going to be picked up by police and questioned about a murder."

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May 16, 2019

NYPD used Woody Harrelson photo to find lookalike beer thief
The report says Harrelson's photo produced several possible matches, and contributed to one arrest.

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May 16, 2019

A pregnant woman was murdered, her baby cut from her body. Her family blames a Facebook post.
Marlen Ochoa-Lopez was 19 years old.

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May 16, 2019

Video shows a 74-year-old being shoved off a bus. Nearly two months later, a woman is charged in his death.
Serge Fournier landed facedown on the sidewalk on top of his collapsed shopping cart.

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May 16, 2019

Meet the Democratic candidates who are running for president
There are nearly two dozen of them.

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May 16, 2019

'Donald Trump must be stopped. I've beaten him before, and I can do it again'
"Donald Trump must be stopped," de Blasio said in a video Thursday. "I've beaten him before, and I can do it again."

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May 16, 2019

Watch: Bill de Blasio launches 2020 presidential campaign
"Donald Trump must be stopped," de Blasio said in a video Thursday. "I've beaten him before, and I can do it again."

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May 15, 2019

'One of the strangest cases': A dead professor, a hot tub, and a suicide baffle police
"When we first arrived at the crime scene, there was just something about it that was not right," a Georgia sheriff said.

Boston.com National News
May 15, 2019

‘A typical male answer': 3 women had a voice in Alabama Senate as 25 men passed abortion ban
All 25 votes cast in favor of the bill were from white Republican men.

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May 14, 2019

Tiger Woods named in lawsuit after restaurant employee dies in car crash
"We're all very sad that Nick passed away," Woods said.

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May 14, 2019

Authorities identify man killed in Appalachian Trail stabbing
Investigators say James L. Jordan, of West Yarmouth, Massachusetts, fatally stabbed one hiker on the trail in Virginia and wounded another.

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May 14, 2019

2 sightseeing planes involved in deadly midair collision in Alaska
The floatplanes carrying cruise ship tourists collided Monday near the southeast Alaska town of Ketchikan.

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May 13, 2019

A physical therapist vanished in a Hawaii forest. Days later, there's still no sign of her.
Before she vanished Wednesday, Amanda Eller parked her white Toyota RAV4 and, readying for a hike in a sprawling Maui forest, left her phone and wallet in the car and her key on the tire. Police found Eller's car and belongings but, days later, have found no sign of Eller. Hundreds of volunteers have combed […]

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May 13, 2019

What authorities say happened during the deadly attack on the Appalachian Trail
Massachusetts resident James L. Jordan is accused of fatally stabbing one hiker and wounding another.

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May 13, 2019

Mass. man held in connection with brutal attack on Appalachian Trail hikers
James Louis Jordan, 30, was arrested early Saturday.

Boston.com National News
May 12, 2019

Passengers were waiting to board - then the pilot was arrested in a triple homicide case
Travelers who made the trek to Louisville International Airport in Kentucky to board their flight said the scene resembled one from a movie. Passengers told Fox affiliate WDRB that when they heard their pilot had been arrested at the airport early Saturday morning, they assumed he'd been drinking alcohol on the job. "It was very […]

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May 12, 2019

Passengers were waiting to board — then the pilot was arrested in a triple homicide case
Travelers who made the trek to Louisville International Airport in Kentucky to board their flight said the scene resembled one from a movie. Passengers told Fox affiliate WDRB that when they heard their pilot had been arrested at the airport early Saturday morning, they assumed he'd been drinking alcohol on the job. "It was very […]

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May 12, 2019

California reporter vows to protect source after police raid
A freelance journalist is vowing to protect his source after San Francisco police raided his home and office as part of a criminal investigation

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May 12, 2019

5 years later, officer faces reckoning for chokehold death
A long-delayed disciplinary trial is scheduled to begin this week for the New York City police officer accused in the 2014 chokehold death of Eric Garner

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May 12, 2019

5 years later, officer faces reckoning for chokehold death of Eric Garner
A long-delayed disciplinary trial is scheduled to begin this week for the New York City police officer accused in the 2014 chokehold death of Eric Garner

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May 12, 2019

Man who reported Maleah Davis missing arrested in her disappearance
The man who reported a 4-year-old Texas girl had been abducted from him last weekend has been arrested near Houston

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May 11, 2019

Harvard's first black faculty deans let go amid uproar over Harvey Weinstein defense
Weinstein is scheduled for trial in June in New York on rape and related charges.

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May 11, 2019

Here are last five Glamour Shots locations in the U.S.
EL PASO, Texas — Glamour Shots was once the coolest store in every mall. Boomer mothers and Gen-X teens and 20-somethings paid $29.95 for makeovers and photography sessions defined by big hair, white satin gloves, heavy eye shadow and contemplative poses, in an era when pictures were taken for special occasions and not just to commemorate every brunch.

Boston.com National News
May 10, 2019

Sentenced for scams, fake heiress not sorry 'for anything'
"The thing is, I'm not sorry."

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May 10, 2019

Parkland principal to resign at end of school year
Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School principal Ty Thompson announced Friday that he will step down.

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May 10, 2019

Report: Doors unlocked before tiger attack at Kansas zoo
A state report says that safety doors in a Sumatran tiger's enclosure at a Kansas zoo were left unlocked before the animal attacked and injured a veteran zookeeper

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May 10, 2019

A mom said her baby was kidnapped. Now she's charged with attempted murder.
Her story quickly unraveled after her infant was found at the bottom of a 75-foot ravine in the North Carolina mountains.

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May 10, 2019

A teacher battling cancer must pay for her own substitute. In California, it's the law.
For decades, seriously ill teachers in California have been quietly forced to pay the salaries of their substitute teachers while taking extended leave. But this week, outrage over the law emerged so loudly that the state legislature might as well have just passed it yesterday. Like many terrible stories, this one came to light with […]

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May 10, 2019

A child abuser faked a Golden Gate Bridge suicide. The 3-year manhunt ended in Key West.
The tripped alarm triggered a call to police. It was last Friday, around 1:30 a.m., just outside Key West, Florida. Deputies from the Monroe County Sheriff's Office pulled onto Shrimp Road, a sweaty strip of broken concrete on Stock Island where a large hangar-like industrial building squatted across from a canal. As the sheriff's office […]

Boston.com National News
May 09, 2019

A Fox News commentator is joining Seth Moulton's 2020 campaign
The Salem Democrat is building up a national team after announcing a run last month.

Boston.com National News
May 09, 2019

‘I know that because of what he did, others are alive': Parents of Kendrick Castillo speak about his legacy
"I know that because of what he did, others are alive," John Castillo told CNN. "And I think God for that. I love him. And he's a hero, and he always will be. But there's another part of you that wishes that he would have turned and ran, retreated, hid."

Boston.com National News
May 09, 2019

'I had my hand on a metal baseball bat just in case. 'Cause I was going to go down fighting if I was going to go down'
"I had my hand on a metal baseball bat just in case," Nate Holley told CNN. "'Cause I was going to go down fighting if I was going to go down."

Boston.com National News
May 09, 2019

Meghan McCain and Seth Meyers sparred over Rep. Ilhan Omar. Then McCain's husband weighed in.
Meghan McCain's appearance Tuesday on "Late Night With Seth Meyers" started with a pleasant chat about their shared "Saturday Night Live" connections. McCain was an intern at "SNL" back when Meyers worked for the NBC sketch comedy show. She also went to high school with current "SNL" cast member Aidy Bryant, who has impersonated "The […]

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May 09, 2019

'Shoot them!': Trump laughs off a supporter's demand for violence against migrants
"Only in the Panhandle."

Boston.com National News
May 08, 2019

Here's the backstory on why Seth Moulton opposes Medicare-for-All
The Massachusetts congressman and 2020 presidential candidate has some sketchy stories about the V.A. He fears they could be a "parable for a broader single-payer system."

Boston.com National News
May 08, 2019

There's a change coming to all prescription drug ads on TV
‘‘What I say to the companies is if you think the cost of your drug will scare people from buying your drugs, then lower your prices.''

Boston.com National News
May 08, 2019

'It was like having a wrecking ball coming through your window — with wings!'
"It was like having a wrecking ball coming through your window — with wings!"

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May 08, 2019

Here's what we know about the STEM School Highlands Ranch shooting
"The next thing I know he's pulling a gun and he's telling nobody to move."

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May 08, 2019

Harlem fire claims 6 lives, including 4 children, police say
"They were beautiful kids."

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May 08, 2019

It began with a traffic violation and ended with a woman pulling a gator from her yoga pants
"Not to be outdone by #Floridaman, a #FloridaWoman pulled this alligator out of her pants this morning."

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May 08, 2019

Chicago Cubs investigating fan who appeared to flash white power sign on air
On a chilly Tuesday night at Wrigley Field, the cameras cut to former outfielder Doug Glanville, now an analyst for NBC Sports Chicago. As Glanville praised Chicago's resurgent offense, a bearded fan in the background mugged for the camera. Then the fan in a Cubs hoodie formed his hand into an upside-down "OK" sign, holding […]

Boston.com National News
May 08, 2019

5 takeaways from 10 years of Trump tax figures
The tax numbers, for the years 1985 through 1994, paint a far bleaker picture of Trump's deal-making abilities and financial condition than the one he has long put forth.

Boston.com National News
May 07, 2019

A man wanted to get rid of his wife. So he tried bribing an ICE officer to deport her.
Antonio Oswaldo Burgos wanted to get rid of his wife, authorities said. The couple had met and married in El Salvador and moved to Portland, Oregon, but their marriage had soured. By last spring, they were going through a divorce. But Burgos had a plan. On May 24, he drove to the Immigration and Customs […]

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May 07, 2019

Teacher sues after she says school made her censor 'MAGA' T-shirt in yearbook
The 2017 edition of the Wall High School yearbook had something missing - the slogan "TRUMP Make America Great Again!" was edited out of at least one student's T-shirt. Grant Berardo wore the Trump shirt on photo day for his junior class picture. But when the yearbook came out, the slogan wasn't there. Berardo's dark-colored […]

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May 07, 2019

Custody battle ends with 3-year-old girl chained in a burning car
Cherone Coleman was worried. In March, she had split from her fiance, Martin Pereira. Now the couple was waging war in a Queens courtroom over the custody of their 3-year-old daughter, Zoey. But as Coleman, a 36-year-old medical assistant, told the New York Daily News on Monday, Pereira had become increasingly unhinged in recent weeks […]

Boston.com National News
May 07, 2019

Sheriff: School shooting outside Denver injures at least 7
Two suspects are in custody, authorities said.

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May 07, 2019

What's the ‘one ring' robocall scheme?
Your phone rings once, and the caller leaves no message. Thinking you missed a call, you call the number back.

Boston.com National News
May 06, 2019

After 30 years in prison, he was exonerated of rape. Two years later, he faces a new rape charge.
Less than two years after being exonerated of a 1985 rape in a case that made international headlines, the same Massachusetts man, George Perrot, now reportedly stands charged with raping an unconscious woman. Perrot, 50, who spent roughly 30 years in prison on the wrongful conviction, is accused of raping a woman on a sidewalk […]

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May 05, 2019

Nearly 18 months after devastating spinal injury, Steelers' Ryan Shazier dances at his wedding
Shazier, 26, was injured in a head-on hit as he attempted to tackle a Cincinnati Bengals player in a Dec. 4, 2017, "Monday Night Football" game.

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May 04, 2019

Passengers recount harrowing landing in Jacksonville
MIAMI — For Darwing Silva, the first sign that something was amiss when his flight landed in Jacksonville, Florida, during a thunderstorm late Friday was that it seemed the jet did not brake after hitting the runway.

Boston.com National News
May 03, 2019

Police: Nebraska man drops gun, shoots self in genitals
Police say a 32-year-old Lincoln man is recovering after dropping his gun on a city sidewalk, causing it fire and shoot him in the genitals

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May 03, 2019

Police took a cancer-stricken toddler from his parents. Their supporters call it a 'medical kidnapping.'
Less than two weeks after 3-year-old Noah was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia, his mother claimed the cancer was gone. "We busted out of that hospital - with no cancer cells left to spare," Taylor Bland-Ball wrote on Facebook on April 16. "Doctors are amazed at his speedy healing and strength!" The 22-year-old holistic birth […]

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May 03, 2019

A young man stretched and popped his neck. He tore an artery and suffered a 'major stroke.'
Josh Hader's neck was bothering him - again. He'd been feeling the discomfort for a couple weeks and recently thought some light stretching could provide relief. "I went to stretch it," the 28-year-old told The Washington Post, "and as I was using my hand to apply a little bit more pressure than I probably should […]

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May 03, 2019

A teen girl was coerced into sex and held in a dog cage. Her captor will serve no prison time.
The teenager's voice cracked as she stood before a Georgia courtroom and faced the man who had kept her in captivity for more than a year, allegedly forcing her to have sex with him and keeping her in a dog cage for so long that she developed back problems. The psychological damage that Michael Wysolovski […]

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May 03, 2019

A suspected serial killer called the 'Hollywood Ripper' is on trial. Ashton Kutcher is a witness.
It was the night of the Grammy Awards in Hollywood, and 22-year-old Ashley Ellerin had a date with Ashton Kutcher. The fashion school student and part-time stripper lived in a charming yellow bungalow in a neighborhood just behind the famous Grauman's Chinese Theatre on Hollywood Boulevard. That night, Feb. 21, 2001, she and Kutcher, then […]

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May 03, 2019

A California high school newspaper will be able to run a story on a student who works in porn after all
"I'm 18, what I'm doing is legal, and I don't see why everyone is making such a big deal out of it."

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May 03, 2019

Man badly injured after falling into Hawaii volcano crater
The man was found over two hours later on a narrow ledge, officials say.

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May 03, 2019

Here's a look at Michael Cohen's upcoming prison life
"He's never going to get any sleep because there's always lights on, there's always inmates snoring."

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May 03, 2019

Longtime married couple dies within minutes of each other
The couple will be buried together Friday.

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May 03, 2019

Mother who paid $6.5 million to college scammer says she was duped
The mother said she — "like many families from Asia" — was not familiar with the college admissions process in the U.S. and was led to believe that Rick Singer's charity was legitimate.

Boston.com National News
May 02, 2019

Chasten Buttigieg has been a homeless community-college student and a Starbucks barista. Now, he could be 'first gentleman.'
"I don't want to say the wrong thing and ruin my husband's political career."

Boston.com National News
May 02, 2019

Video: Hillary Clinton says she's ‘living rent free inside of Donald Trump's brain'
The former secretary of state appeared on MSNBC's ‘The Rachel Maddow Show' on Wednesday evening.

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May 02, 2019

'His sacrifice saved lives'
"I want that to be his legacy, that he lost his life to protect those he cared about."

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May 02, 2019

'These are people that probably don't mind crime,' Trump says of Suffolk, Middlesex DAs
"These are people that probably don't mind crime."

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May 02, 2019

Here's what Trump said about the ICE lawsuit in Mass.
"These are people that probably don't mind crime."

Boston.com National News
May 01, 2019

Video: Kamala Harris grills William Barr during Senate committee hearing
"This attorney general lacks all credibility and has I think compromised the American public's ability to believe that he is a purveyor of justice," the California senator said after.

Boston.com National News
May 01, 2019

Sports Illustrated's swimsuit issue will feature a model in a burkini and hijab


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May 01, 2019

Watch live: William Barr testifies before Senate Judiciary Committee about Mueller report


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May 01, 2019

Minneapolis officer convicted of murder in 911 caller's death


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May 01, 2019

A school bus driver raped a 14-year-old. He won't spend a day in prison.


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May 01, 2019

2 dead, motive unclear in UNC-Charlotte shooting


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Apr 30, 2019

North Carolina campus shooting leaves 2 dead, 4 injured


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Apr 30, 2019

North Carolina university issues alert on apparent shooting


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Apr 30, 2019

In 'Essence' op-ed, Elizabeth Warren addresses black women maternal mortality


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Apr 30, 2019

Video: Man dying of ALS urges politicians to adopt a Medicare for All program


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Apr 30, 2019

Chase tried to tell customers why they don't have much money. Elizabeth Warren wasn't having it.


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Apr 30, 2019

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Apr 30, 2019

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Apr 29, 2019

'I am proud to be a gay son of God': Gay BYU student comes out in valedictorian speech
"I am proud to be a gay son of God," Matt Easton said before the crowd.

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Apr 29, 2019

California terror plot by Army veteran stopped, U.S. officials say
Mark Domingo was arrested while allegedly planning to bomb a white supremacist rally.

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Apr 29, 2019

Here's what Marian Ryan and Rachael Rollins said about their lawsuit against ICE
The district attorneys jointly filed the federal lawsuit over the agency's practice of arresting people at courthouses on civil immigration matters.

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Apr 29, 2019

Mass. prosecutors sue feds to stop courthouse immigration arrests
Prosecutors, public defenders and community groups in Massachusetts plan to file a federal lawsuit against U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's over its policy of arresting people at courthouses on civil immigration matters

Boston.com National News
Apr 29, 2019

Mass. prosecutors to sue ICE over courthouse arrests
A statement from the Middlesex District Attorney's Office says "prosecutors are forced to abandon cases because many victims and witnesses are deterred from appearing in court" because of ICE's policy.

Boston.com National News
Apr 29, 2019

Seth Moulton says Joe Biden still needs to apologize to Anita Hill
"I think she was treated terribly."

Boston.com National News
Apr 28, 2019

Facebook's Zuckerberg builds his wife a glowing 'sleep box'
The "sleep box" emits a very faint light between 6 a.m. and 7 a.m.

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Apr 28, 2019

Shooting kills college football player, injures New York Giants' recent pick
Police say officers found 23-year-old defensive back Dwayne Simmons dead when they investigated gunshots shortly before 1 a.m. Sunday.

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Apr 28, 2019

Tenn. police investigating whether suspect knew 5 victims
Authorities are looking into the relationship between a captured suspect and five people whose bodies were found in two homes in rural Tennessee

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Apr 28, 2019

'Terrifying': Crane falls on busy Seattle street, killing 4
Four people were killed when a construction crane crashed down onto cars on one of Seattle's busiest streets

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Apr 28, 2019

Latest: Rabbi identifies the victims of synagogue shooting
A Jewish leader has identified the victims of a shooting at a synagogue in a suburb of San Diego

Boston.com National News
Apr 27, 2019

Synagogue shooting kills 1, wounds 3 during Jewish holiday
The man, whose name was not released, used an AR-type assault weapon.

Boston.com National News
Apr 26, 2019

'Whitey' Bulger died of head injuries, death certificate says
The document says Bulger was "assaulted by other(s)."

Boston.com National News
Apr 26, 2019

Video: Joe Biden's interview on 'The View'
The former vice president spoke about his newly launched 2020 presidential campaign, the allegations of inappropriate behavior against him, Anita Hill, and the late Sen. John McCain.

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