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Aug 23, 2019

Iowa man who killed top golfer from Spain gets life sentence
The man who killed a former Iowa State University golfer from Spain has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole

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Aug 23, 2019

Illinois patient's death may be the first in the U.S. tied to vaping
Illinois health officials are reporting what could be United States' first death tied to vaping

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Aug 23, 2019

She thought she had water in her ear. It was a venomous brown recluse spider.
The discomfort in Susie Torres' left ear felt like the water that can get stuck there after swimming. She heard swooshing when she woke up Tuesday and assumed it had been caused by an allergy shot. Torres, of Kansas City, Missouri, discovered she was wrong when doctors extracted a dime-sized, venomous brown recluse spider, Fox […]

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Aug 23, 2019

A Mass. special forces soldier was killed in Afghanistan. Here's what we know.
"His dedication, service and sacrifice will forever be recognized in our community."

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Aug 23, 2019

Here's Seth Moulton's speech announcing the end of his presidential campaign
"Donald Trump is going to be harder to beat than most people think."

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Aug 23, 2019

Seth Moulton ends his 2020 campaign — with a warning
"I think it's evident that this is now a three-way race between Biden, Warren and Sanders, and really it's a debate about how far left the party should go."

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Aug 23, 2019

‘She was an amazing writer and journalist': BU student killed in apparent double murder-suicide
Erin Edwards was due to start her junior year studying journalism, film and television, and African American studies at the university next week.

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Aug 23, 2019

Seth Moulton to drop out of Democratic presidential primary race
Representative Seth Moulton is ending his bid for the Democratic presidential primary nomination, he told the Globe Friday.

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Aug 22, 2019

Bob Cousy calls Donald Trump 'the most extraordinary president in my lifetime'
"It's special because it's being presented by the most extraordinary president in my lifetime."

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Aug 22, 2019

Texas county cuts ties with 'Live PD' police TV show
"I had always assumed that the footage was available if someone wanted to get it."

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Aug 22, 2019

Man crushed to death by elevator in Manhattan building
A building employee said that security footage from the lobby recorded the fatal accident.

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Aug 21, 2019

A 'Miracle on Ice' player is jailed on assault charge as family suspects CTE
A member of the 1980 Miracle on Ice hockey team remains in a Minnesota jail, accused of beating a neighbor in an alleged attack that his sister linked to possible chronic traumatic encephalopathy. Mark Pavelich, 61, faces charges of second- and third-degree assault, possession of an illegal shotgun and possession of a gun with a […]

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Aug 21, 2019

How the Jeffrey Epstein sex scandal is roiling MIT
"It's hard to do that work with a straight face in a place that violated its own values so clearly."

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Aug 21, 2019

Why an MIT professor resigned over the school's ties to Jeffrey Epstein
"It's hard to do that work with a straight face in a place that violated its own values so clearly."

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Aug 21, 2019

Trump: Any Jewish people who vote for a Democrat show 'either a total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty'
President Donald Trump says any Jewish people who vote Democratic show 'either a total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty'

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Aug 20, 2019

The ‘Codfather' was a seafood kingpin, until fake Russian mobsters took him down. Now he'll never fish again.
Carlos Rafael was made on the waterfront. For decades, the balding seafood magnate haunted the docks and early-morning fish auctions in New Bedford, Massachusetts, where he had gone from gutting fish as a high school dropout to controlling one of the largest fishing fleets in the United States. Though he estimated his net worth at […]

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Aug 19, 2019

New York Police Department fires officer in Eric Garner case
"In this case the unintended consequence of Mr. Garner's death must have a consequence of its own."

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Aug 19, 2019

Here's what we know so far about the potential for a Joe Kennedy-Ed Markey primary race
Kennedy is reportedly deciding whether to run for Markey's seat, and the Massachusetts senator appears to be gearing up for a challenge.

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Aug 19, 2019

A 50-year-old message in a bottle from a Soviet navy captain washes ashore
"Sincere greetings! From the Russian Far East Fleet mother ship VRXF Sulak."

Boston.com National News
Aug 18, 2019

Accusations against Plácido Domingo divide the opera world
A report last week revealed that nine women were accusing Domingo of sexual harassment.

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Aug 18, 2019

She wore a tuxedo for her senior portrait. The yearbook left her photo out.
The black velvet, V-neck drape that the young women were required to wear just didn't feel like her. Holley Gerelds wanted to wear a tuxedo for her senior yearbook portrait, instead. The photographer said it was fine, she recalled. Proofs show her smiling in a black jacket and bow tie. But when the Alabama graduate […]

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Aug 18, 2019

Barack Obama's high school basketball jersey sells for $120,000
A basketball jersey believed to have been worn by former President Barack Obama while he was at a Honolulu prep school has sold at auction for $120,000

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Aug 17, 2019

Barstool Sports founder railed against unions. Now his threats are under investigation.
Swampscott native David Portnoy tweets he would fire employees "on the spot" for considering unionizing.

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Aug 16, 2019

Florida vacation home invaded by vomiting vultures
Siobhan Casimano described the smell as "like a thousand rotting corpses."

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Aug 16, 2019

Medical examiner rules Epstein death a suicide by hanging
Epstein, 66, was found dead at the Metropolitan Correctional Center on Aug. 10, touching off outrage that such a high-profile prisoner could have gone unwatched.

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Aug 16, 2019

After Trump body shames him, supporter says ‘I love the guy'
"He's the best thing that ever happened to this country."

Boston.com National News
Aug 15, 2019

Jeffrey Epstein's alleged co-conspirator lived a low-key life in this Mass. town, neighbors say
MANCHESTER-BY-THE-SEA, Mass. - The people of Hickory Hill Road didn't know what to make of the man who sat in his car, day in and day out, even when the weather was sweltering, looking across Summer Street at the driveway into the Sharksmouth Estate. Eventually, one resident asked him what he was up to. He […]

Boston.com National News
Aug 15, 2019

Jeffrey Epstein's autopsy concludes his death was a suicide by hanging
Multimillionaire sex offender Jeffrey Epstein died as a result of a suicide by hanging, the New York City Medical Examiner has concluded, according to a person familiar with the findings. Epstein, 66, was found in his cell at the Metropolitan Correctional Center in Manhattan on Saturday morning. He was rushed to a nearby hospital, where […]

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Aug 15, 2019

Dale Earnhardt Jr. and wife taken to hospital after plane crash
"Everyone is safe and has been taken to the hospital for further evaluation."

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Aug 15, 2019

Man dies after competing in a taco-eating contest at a minor league baseball game
Authorities say a man died shortly after competing in a taco-eating contest at a minor league baseball game in California

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Aug 14, 2019

Several police officers shot in Philadelphia
Gunshots are continuing to be heard late Wednesday afternoon.

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Aug 14, 2019

Gunman wounds at least 6 Philadelphia police; 2 more trapped
A shooter remained active as of 7 p.m. in Nicetown, a neighborhood of brick and stone rowhomes, Philadelphia police Sgt. Eric Gripp tweeted.

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Aug 14, 2019

Gunman wounds at least 6 Philadelphia police; 2 others freed
Six police officers have been shot by a gunman in Philadelphia, and two others were freed after being trapped inside with him for hours in a standoff that lasted into the night.

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Aug 14, 2019

Gunman wounds at least 6 police officers in Philadelphia
A shooter remained active as of 7 p.m. in Nicetown, a neighborhood of brick and stone rowhomes, Philadelphia police Sgt. Eric Gripp tweeted.

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Aug 14, 2019

Elizabeth Warren chimes in on delay of Vineyard Wind project
The Massachusetts senator called a recent decision to hold up the project "extremely disappointing."

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Aug 14, 2019

Is Jeffrey Epstein associate Ghislaine Maxwell in Massachusetts?
Ghislaine Maxwell, longtime companion and confidant of the late billionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein, has reportedly been living in Manchester-by-the-Sea.

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Aug 14, 2019

New York Times demotes editor after Twitter controversy as paper takes fire from left, right, and within
WASHINGTON - The New York Times demoted one of its Washington editors on Tuesday as punishment for sparking controversy last week with tweets about Democratic members of Congress and for a related run-in with an author. The editor, Jonathan Weisman, came under fire for tweets questioning whether Reps. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., and Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., […]

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Aug 14, 2019

An Israeli flight attendant who contracted measles has died
An Israeli flight attendant died after contracting measles and falling into a coma, Israeli media reported Tuesday, the latest incident amid growing measles outbreaks worldwide. More cases of the virus were reported in the first half 2019 than in any other year since 2006, the World Health Organization announced Monday. Compared to this time last […]

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Aug 14, 2019

'I call him ‘The Occupant.' Not because I dishonor the office, but because he does.'
"I call him ‘The Occupant.' Not because I dishonor the office, but because he does."

Boston.com National News
Aug 13, 2019

2 guards suspended and warden reassigned after Epstein death
Guards on the unit are now suspected of falsifying log entries to show they were making the checks, according to a person familiar with the probe.

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Aug 13, 2019

United tells pilots no alcohol for 12 hours before flights
United Airlines tightens alcohol-drinking rules for pilots after two were arrested before a flight in Scotland

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Aug 13, 2019

CNN's Chris Cuomo threatened to throw a man down stairs for calling him 'Fredo,' comparing it to the n-word
A profanity-laced video surfaced Monday night showing CNN anchor Chris Cuomo threatening to throw a man down the stairs for calling him "Fredo," referring to the fictional character Fredo Corleone from "The Godfather" films. But the core of the backlash centered on one claim from Cuomo: that calling an Italian person "Fredo" was comparable to […]

Boston.com National News
Aug 12, 2019

Questions swirl around Epstein's monitoring before suicide
A portrait has begun to emerge of Manhattan's federal detention center as a chronically understaffed facility that possibly made a series of missteps in handling its most high-profile inmate.

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Aug 12, 2019

5 children killed in fire at Pennsylvania day care center
The victims in the lakeside city of Erie ranged in age from 8 months to 7 years.

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Aug 12, 2019

'If we can spare some other family this kind of loss and pain, we want to do that'
"If we can spare some other family this kind of loss and pain, we want to do that."

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Aug 12, 2019

Why 3 local families are sharing the stories of their loved ones on this national map of overdose victims
"If we can spare some other family this kind of loss and pain, we want to do that."

Boston.com National News
Aug 10, 2019

Man who alleged police locked him in closet awarded $50M
He claimed he was stuck for four days with no toilet and nothing to eat or drink but a carton of milk.

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Aug 09, 2019

Outback Steakhouse told a family to leave because their special-needs son was being too loud
The restaurant manager gave the family a $20 credit to Outback, Amanda Braun wrote, but they had no intention of dining there again.

Boston.com National News
Aug 08, 2019

After shootings, Democrats rethink reluctance on assault weapons ban
Former President Bill Clinton threw fresh momentum behind the effort on Thursday.

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Aug 08, 2019

Florida woman says alligator ate her 100-pound dog
Cynthia Robinson told investigators in Auburndale, Florida that she was walking her 6-year-old dog, Tank, when the gator attacked.

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Aug 08, 2019

Florida woman says alligator ate her 100-pound dog.
Cynthia Robinson told investigators in Auburndale, Florida that she was walking her 6-year-old dog, Tank, when the gator attacked.

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Aug 08, 2019

Rosie Ruiz, who was stripped of 1980 Boston Marathon title, dies at 66
The first woman to cross the finish line of the 1980 Boston Marathon seemed to have run 800 meters, not 26.2 miles. Scarcely out of breath, hair still in place, she had finished her first marathon in New York months earlier in just under three hours, then set a course record in Boston with a […]

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Aug 06, 2019

The AP's Latest: Lawyer assigned to man charged in El Paso attack
The man suspected of killing 22 people and wounding many others at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, has been assigned a public defender

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Aug 06, 2019

The Latest: Cops: El Paso shooter surrendered with hands up
Police in El Paso, Texas, say the man charged in a weekend mass shooting that left 22 dead surrendered with his hands up to an officer on a motorcycle before he was taken into custody

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Aug 06, 2019

The Latest: Families begin using El Paso grief center
A Texas congresswoman says victims' families are already using an El Paso community center that was opened to help people cope following last weekend's mass shooting at a Walmart

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Aug 06, 2019

The Latest: Shot El Paso survivor recalls Walmart attack
A survivor of last weekend's mass shooting at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, says his 15-year-old nephew was fatally shot as they tried taking cover in the store

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Aug 06, 2019

Toni Morrison dies at 88
Nobel laureate Toni Morrison, a pioneer and reigning giant of modern literature whose imaginative power in "Beloved," "Song of Solomon" and other works transformed American letters, has died at age 88

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Aug 06, 2019

‘The headline was bad': New York Times amends front page on Trump's response to mass shootings after backlash
The New York Times weathered intense backlash Monday night for its front-page headline about President Trump's response to the pair of mass shootings that read: "TRUMP URGES UNITY VS. RACISM." A preview of Tuesday's front page shared to social media sparked instant criticism from members of the public, journalists and politicians, including several 2020 Democratic […]

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Aug 05, 2019

Read Rachael Rollins's statement following the recent mass shootings
"We can do better. We must do better."

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Aug 05, 2019

2 El Paso victims die at hospital, raising death toll to 22
Authorities say another shooting victim has died from a weekend attack at a crowded Walmart in El Paso, Texas

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Aug 05, 2019

Victoria's Secret hires first transgender model
Valentina Sampaio has become the first openly transgender model hired by Victoria's Secret nearly a year after a top company official apologizes for implying trans women are off brand

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Aug 05, 2019

A mother died shielding her infant in El Paso. The father died shielding them both, family says.
They had just dropped their oldest daughter off at cheerleading practice when they pulled into the Walmart parking lot, packed with hundreds of back-to-school shoppers like them. Jordan and Andre Anchondo grabbed their 2-month-old baby and headed inside. It was a busy day for the Anchondos. Their daughter was having a birthday party, turning 6, […]

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Aug 05, 2019

3 charged in case of pregnant teen made to drink turpentine
Three people have been charged in the case of a sexually abused teen forced to drink turpentine in an attempt to end her pregnancy

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Aug 05, 2019

Here's what we know so far about the El Paso shooting that left 20 dead
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — The shooting that killed 20 people at a crowded El Paso department store will be handled as a domestic terrorism case, federal authorities said as they weighed hate-crime charges against the suspected gunman that could carry the death penalty. A local prosecutor announced Sunday that he would file capital murder […]

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Aug 05, 2019

Here's what we know so far about the Dayton shooter
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — High school classmates of the gunman who killed nine people early Sunday in Dayton, Ohio, say he was suspended for compiling a ‘‘hit list'' of those he wanted to kill and a ‘‘rape list'' of girls he wanted to sexually assault. The accounts by two former classmates emerged after police said […]

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Aug 05, 2019

Here's what we know so far about the Dayton shooting that left 9 dead
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — As authorities in Ohio try to pin down a motive for the weekend's second U.S. mass shooting and dig into the slain shooter's life, what they find might also help answer another big question looming over the tragedy: What, if anything, could have stopped it? Police say the gunman was wearing […]

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Aug 04, 2019

Man reunites with $23,000 found in recycling sorting facility
A man who accidentally tossed $23,000 into the recycling bin reunited with his life savings after a worker at a recycling facility in Northern California spotted a shoebox stuffed with money

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Aug 04, 2019

Mitch McConnell fractures shoulder in fall at Kentucky home
"He has been treated, released, and is working from home in Louisville."

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Aug 03, 2019

20 killed, 26 wounded when gunman attacks Texas shoppers
A gunman opened fire in an El Paso, Texas, shopping area packed with as many as 3,000 people during the busy back-to-school season Saturday.

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Aug 03, 2019

The Latest: Texas officials say 20 dead, 26 hurt in shooting
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott and El Paso police say 20 people have been killed and 26 others wounded in a shooting at an El Paso shopping center

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Aug 03, 2019

The Latest: Woman says her sister among the dead in shooting
El Paso resident Leta Jamrowski learned Saturday afternoon that her 25-year-old sister, Jordan Anchondo, was shot to death at Walmart while shopping for back-to-school supplies

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Aug 03, 2019

The Latest: Groups wanting tougher laws on guns march
Several hundred volunteers for groups seeking tougher laws on guns marched on the White House and the Capitol in a demonstration at least partly inspired by the shooting in El Paso, Texas

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Aug 03, 2019

The Latest: Mexico president: 3 Mexicans killed in shooting
Mexico President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says three Mexicans have been killed in the shooting in the border city of El Paso, Texas

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Aug 03, 2019

The Latest: Official says at least 15 dead in El Paso attack
A law enforcement official says at least 15 people were killed in the attack at an El Paso shopping center and that the suspect who was taken into custody a 21-year-old Dallas-area man named Patrick Crusius

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Aug 03, 2019

The Latest: Police chief: Hate crime considered in shooting
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott and El Paso police say 20 people have been killed and 26 others wounded in a shooting at an El Paso shopping center

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Aug 03, 2019

The Latest: Police say El Paso Walmart packed with shoppers
Authorities say the Walmart in El Paso where a gunman opened fire was packed with back-to-school shoppers

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Aug 03, 2019

Multiple people killed in attack on El Paso, Texas, mall, police say
El Paso police tweeted Saturday that officers were responding to an active shooting scene.

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Aug 03, 2019

Multiple shooters reported near El Paso, Texas, mall
El Paso police tweeted Saturday that officers were responding to an active shooting scene.

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Aug 03, 2019

Police warn of an active shooter at an El Paso, Texas, mall
El Paso police tweeted Saturday that officers were responding to an active shooting scene.

Boston.com National News
Aug 02, 2019

This artist put the Make Way for Ducklings statues in cages to make a point
"The Mallards are Boston's quintessential immigrant family."

Boston.com National News
Aug 02, 2019

Protesters draped an anti-prison banner over the Green Monster. Here's why.
"We wanted to make sure that they knew that they were not welcome here."

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Aug 02, 2019

Man arrested at Warren event after tussling with MAGA protesters
TEMPE, Ariz. — A man was arrested by police Thursday night at an event for Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., when he refused to leave after arguing with several members of the AZ Patriots, a conservative group that came to protest the Warren town hall. The man was handcuffed after he resisted when security at the […]

Boston.com National News
Aug 01, 2019

Two brothers vanished after going to a farm on business. Human remains were just found there.
The last time Lisa Diemel heard from her husband, Nicholas, he told her that he and his brother Justin were heading out to a farm in northwest Missouri. It was the last day of their work trip and they had a meeting lined up to discuss a cattle business deal. Once that was over, they […]

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Aug 01, 2019

Police laughed and joked as he lost consciousness in handcuffs. Minutes later, he died.
He asked the police for help. They told him to stay on the ground, where he was handcuffed and writhing. He said he was afraid the officers would kill him. They told him to relax. He asked for help again. They kept him pinned, his face in the grass, a knee on his back. He […]

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Aug 01, 2019

‘How the hell is this not inciting violence?' Gun store erects billboard with minority lawmakers' faces
The sign warns of the "4 Horsemen" — typically a reference to biblical imagery symbolizing the end of the earth: conquest, war, famine and death. But the North Carolina billboard that went up over the weekend does not depict horsemen. It shows photos of the freshman congresswomen also known as "the squad": Rashida Tlaib of […]

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Aug 01, 2019

Texas deputy sheriff charged with cyberstalking Mass. girl
Federal prosecutors say the two met playing Minecraft when the girl was 12.

Boston.com National News
Jul 31, 2019

Jeffrey Epstein hoped to seed human race with his DNA
Epstein made no secret of his interest in tinkering with genes — and in perpetuating his own DNA.

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Jul 31, 2019

Fact check: Candidates gloss over economy, migrant complexities during debate
A look at some of their claims and how they compare with the facts.

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Jul 31, 2019

A 'vampire's' remains were found in Conn. Now DNA is giving him new life.
"This case has been a mystery since the 1990s."

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Jul 31, 2019

‘A true once in a lifetime moment': Rare photo shows humpback whale trapping a sea lion in its mouth
"It's something I may never witness and most likely will never capture ever again."

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Jul 31, 2019

Rare photo shows humpback whale trapping a sea lion in its mouth
"It's something I may never witness and most likely will never capture ever again."

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Jul 31, 2019

Woman suspects porch pirate stole package with 9 tarantulas
There are no suspects at this time.

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Jul 31, 2019

John Delaney's Wikipedia page was briefly edited to say he was killed by Elizabeth Warren
The Massachusetts Senator and the former Maryland Congressman bumped heads over progressive policies during Tuesday's debate.

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Jul 31, 2019

A YouTuber whose 'mad science' experiments drew billions of views has died in a paraglider crash
Jonathan Grant Thompson was 38.

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Jul 31, 2019

Marianne Williamson rides stream of consciousness to debate spotlight
"I want a politics that goes much deeper."

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Jul 31, 2019

4 takeaways from the first night of the July Democratic debates
The battle lines were clear at Tuesday's debate from the opening remarks.

Boston.com National News
Jul 30, 2019

His mother kept a cardboard box in the freezer for decades. Inside, he found a 'mummified' baby.
"I'm 37, and it has been in my freezer for 37 years and I was always told it was a wedding cake top."

Boston.com National News
Jul 30, 2019

These are the victims of the California garlic festival shooting
Two were children and the third was a 25-year-old New York college graduate who loved sports.

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Jul 29, 2019

Montana searchers find body of missing Oregon child
The 2-year-old's parents died in an apparent murder-suicide days before his body was found.

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Jul 29, 2019

Man checked missile launcher in luggage, TSA says
The traveler said he was in the military, returning home from Kuwait, and he wanted to keep the weapon as a souvenir.

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