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Boston.com National News
May 29, 2024

Northeastern University announces merger with New York's Marymount Manhattan College
Northeastern will gain a satellite campus on the Upper East Side following its merger with Marymount, a small liberal arts school known for its performing arts programs. 

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Boston.com National News
May 28, 2024

Idaho drag performer awarded $1.1 million in defamation case against far-right blogger
Eric Posey said he has faced death threats and harassment, and the edited images became the symbol of a national movement against drag.

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Boston.com National News
May 24, 2024

Hunter Biden's impending gun trial could last up to 2 weeks
President Joe Biden's son is charged with lying about his drug use in October 2018 on a form to buy a gun that he kept for about 11 days in Delaware.

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Boston.com National News
May 24, 2024

Rep. McGovern silenced on House floor after mentioning Trump's trial
Rep. Jim McGovern's words led to debate halting for about an hour before they were stricken from the record.

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Boston.com National News
May 23, 2024

‘Time to break up Live Nation-Ticketmaster': Justice Department says illegal monopoly drives up prices for fans
"Fans pay more in fees, artists have fewer opportunities to play concerts, smaller promoters get squeezed out, and venues have fewer real choices for ticketing services."

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Boston.com National News
May 23, 2024

Anyone want to be a college president? There are (many) openings.
Since December, Cornell University, Harvard University and the University of Pennsylvania have abruptly announced presidential departures.

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Boston.com National News
May 22, 2024

Republican National Committee's headquarters evacuated after vials of blood are addressed to Trump
Hazardous-materials teams were called in after the vials were discovered, according to the U.S. Capitol Police, who said they would continue to investigate.

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Boston.com National News
May 22, 2024

Biden administration canceling student loans for another 160,000 borrowers
The Education Department announced the latest round of cancellation on Wednesday, saying it will erase $7.7 billion in federal student loans.

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Boston.com National News
May 21, 2024

Mass. man seriously injured by grizzly bear in Wyoming
The man had a surprise encounter with two bears in Grand Teton National Park, officials said. He is expected to make a full recovery.

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Boston.com National News
May 21, 2024

Live updates: Biden travels to N.H. and Boston
President Joe Biden is speaking in Nashua before heading to Boston for two campaign receptions.

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Boston.com National News
May 21, 2024

Moose kills Alaska man attempting to take photos of her newborn calves
"Cow moose with calves are going to be some of the more aggressive moose you're going to come in contact with."

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Boston.com National News
May 20, 2024

Former Red Sox pitcher arrested in Florida in an underage sex sting, sheriff says
Former Boston Red Sox pitcher Austin Maddox has been arrested in Florida as part of an underage sex sting

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Boston.com National News
May 20, 2024

Red Lobster seeks bankruptcy protection days after closing dozens of restaurants
Red Lobster said it will use the bankruptcy proceedings to simplify its operations, close restaurants, and pursue a sale.

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Boston.com National News
May 19, 2024

Sean ‘Diddy' Combs admits beating ex-girlfriend Cassie, says he's sorry, calls his actions ‘inexcusable'
Sean "Diddy" Combs admitted Sunday that he beat his ex-girlfriend Cassie in a hotel hallway in 2016 after CNN released video of the attack, saying in a video apology he was "truly sorry" and his actions were "inexcusable."

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Boston.com National News
May 17, 2024

Man gets 30 years in prison for attacking ex-Speaker Nancy Pelosi's husband with a hammer
Judge Jacqueline Scott Corley sentenced DePape to 20 years for attempted kidnapping and 30 years for the assault — the maximum for both counts.

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Boston.com National News
May 17, 2024

At Justice Alito's house, a ‘Stop the Steal' symbol on display
An upside-down flag, adopted by Trump supporters contesting the Biden victory, flew over the justice's front lawn as the Supreme Court was considering an election case.

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Boston.com National News
May 16, 2024

The Mirage casino, which ushered in an era of Las Vegas Strip megaresorts in the '90s, is closing
Developed by former casino mogul Steve Wynn, the Mirage opened with a Polynesian theme as the Strip's first megaresort in 1989, spurring a building boom on the famous boulevard through the 1990s.

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Boston.com National News
May 16, 2024

Angie Harmon is suing Instacart and a former shopper who shot and killed her dog
Instacart says it immediately suspended the shopper after receiving the report about the shooting, then later removed him permanently.

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Boston.com National News
May 15, 2024

Chiefs kicker Harrison Butker says a woman should be a ‘homemaker' in college commencement speech
"Some of you may go on to lead successful careers in the world, but I would venture to guess that the majority of you are most excited about your marriage and the children you will bring into this world."

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Boston.com National News
May 15, 2024

Bumble to users: You need sex. Users to Bumble: Get lost.
"You know there's a certain reputation for certain apps to have hookup culture. We all know that. I did not consider Bumble one of those."

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Boston.com National News
May 15, 2024

Uber to launch shuttle buses at airports, concert venues
In addition to offering shuttle services at airports, Uber will provide them at certain Live Nation Entertainment Inc. concert venues in the summer.

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Boston.com National News
May 15, 2024

‘Micropreemie' baby who weighed just over 1 pound at birth goes home from Illinois hospital
Nyla was delivered on Nov. 17 at just 22 weeks after her mother, NaKeya, was diagnosed with pre-eclampsia, a dangerous high-blood pressure condition.

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Boston.com National News
May 15, 2024

Miniature poodle named Sage wins Westminster Kennel Club dog show
Sage notched the 11th triumph for poodles of various sizes at Westminster; only wire fox terriers have won more.

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Boston.com National News
May 14, 2024

Driver of pickup that collided with farmworker bus in Florida, killing 8, is arrested on DUI charges
The Florida Highway Patrol has arrested the driver of a pickup truck that crashed into a farmworker bus, killing eight, on charges of driving under the influence-manslaughter

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Boston.com National News
May 14, 2024

8 dead, at least 40 injured as farmworkers' bus overturns in central Florida
The Florida Highway Patrol says a bus carrying farmworkers in central Florida has overturned, killing eight people and injuring another 40 passengers

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Boston.com National News
May 14, 2024

There's bird flu in US dairy cows. Raw milk drinkers aren't deterred.
As of Monday, at least 42 herds in nine states are known to have cows infected with the virus known as type A H5N1, federal officials said.

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Boston.com National News
May 14, 2024

Priced out of housing, communities take development into their own hands
In Boston, 81 community investors raised $142,500 to start construction in 2022 on a vacant lot on Dorchester Avenue for a five-story building that consisted of 29 affordable apartments and a bookstore on the ground floor.

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Boston.com National News
May 13, 2024

Melinda French Gates resigns as Gates Foundation co-chair, 3 years after her divorce from Bill Gates
"I am immensely proud of the foundation that Bill and I built together and of the extraordinary work it is doing to address inequities around the world."

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Boston.com National News
May 13, 2024

‘Make sure it doesn't get released;' Star witness Michael Cohen implicates Trump in hush money case
Cohen, Trump's former lawyer and personal fixer, is by far the Manhattan district attorney's most important witness in the hush money case.

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Boston.com National News
May 13, 2024

Book Review: ‘Challenger' is definitive account of shuttle disaster and missteps that led to tragedy
Adam Higginbotham writes the history of the 1986 space shuttle Challenger disaster in "Challenger."

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Boston.com National News
May 12, 2024

Actor Steve Buscemi is OK after being punched in the face in New York City
Actor Steve Buscemi's publicist says he is OK after the "Boardwalk Empire" star was punched in the face by a man on a New York City street

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Boston.com National News
May 11, 2024

What's the history of ‘outside agitators'?
Here's what to know about the label and campus protests.

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Boston.com National News
May 10, 2024

Maine man sentenced to 27 years in prison in New Year's Eve machete attack near Times Square
The sentencing of Trevor Bickford in Manhattan federal court came after a judge listened to emotional statements from the three police officers who Bickford attacked about two hours before midnight on Dec. 21, 2022.

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Boston.com National News
May 10, 2024

One man was a Capitol police officer. The other rioted on Jan. 6. They're both running for Congress.
On Tuesday, Derrick Evans and Harry Dunn will make bids for U.S. House seats in their respective state primaries.

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Boston.com National News
May 09, 2024

Superintendent fired after her daughter's softball rival alleged retaliation
Marian Kim Phelps texted one of her daughter's teammates, asking if she and other players had conspired to give her daughter lackluster applause.

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Boston.com National News
May 09, 2024

Election 2024: Here are the 5 national issues that matter to Boston.com voters right now
Experts and readers weigh in on the most important national issues for voters ahead of the 2024 presidential election.

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Boston.com National News
May 09, 2024

‘Night Watch,' ‘King: A Life,' among 2024 Pulitzer Prize winners
Here are the books that were named winners and finalists in the categories of fiction, history, biography, memoir, poetry and general nonfiction.

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Boston.com National News
May 09, 2024

Cruise ship sails into New York City port with 44-foot dead whale across its bow
The whale, identified as an endangered sei whale, was caught on the ship's bow when it arrived at the Port of Brooklyn on Saturday.

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Boston.com National News
May 09, 2024

Rebuilding after a fire. Are things really just things?
Since surviving a house fire in January 2023, Brooklyn White-Grier has interviewed Beyoncé and given birth to a baby girl.

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Boston.com National News
May 09, 2024

Michigan man accused of making explosives to target Satanic Temple in Massachusetts
Luke Terpstra was charged in western Michigan with two felonies: transportation of an explosive and possession of an unregistered explosive.

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Boston.com National News
May 09, 2024

Defense attacks Stormy Daniels' credibility as she returns to the stand in Trump's hush money trial
Trump's lawyers have sought to paint Daniels as a liar and extortionist who's trying to take down the former president after drawing money and fame from her story about him.

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Boston.com National News
May 09, 2024

Moderna's mRNA dreams meet reality with first post-Covid shot
The forthcoming RSV shot, expected to get US regulatory approval this month, is Moderna's first chance to show the versatility of mRNA technology to more effectively treat and prevent a range of illnesses from the flu to cancer.

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Boston.com National News
May 08, 2024

Tell us: Should commencement speakers mention campus protests?
As graduation season unfolds, commencement speakers must decide whether or not to mention campus protests and the war in Gaza. What's your take?

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Boston.com National News
May 08, 2024

Using cartoonish accents, JFK's grandson insults and mocks Robert F. Kennedy Jr.
In an escalation of the family feud, Jack Schlossberg — the son of Caroline Kennedy — portrayed heavily accented characters who suggested that his cousin, the presidential candidate, was on steroids, not too smart, and a liar.

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Boston.com National News
May 08, 2024

RFK Jr. says doctors found a dead worm in his brain
The presidential candidate has faced previously undisclosed health issues, including a parasite that he said ate part of his brain.

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Boston.com National News
May 08, 2024

Taylor Swift bill is signed into Minnesota law, boosting protections for online ticket buyers
The law will apply to tickets purchased in Minnesota or other states for concerts or other live events held in Minnesota.

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Boston.com National News
May 08, 2024

Panera to stop serving ‘Charged Sips' drinks after wrongful death lawsuits over caffeine content
Panera didn't say Tuesday whether the drinks were being discontinued because of the lawsuits or health concerns, and it wouldn't comment on the timeline for removing them from stores.

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Boston.com National News
May 08, 2024

Inside the courtroom where Trump was forced to listen to Stormy Daniels
Trump denies her claims and has pleaded not guilty in the case, in which he's charged with falsifying business records related to a $130,000 payment to Daniels to keep quiet.

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Boston.com National News
May 07, 2024

Concord author's book, centered on Boston's Civil War-era history, wins Pulitzer
"No Right to an Honest Living" by Jacqueline Jones won the Pulitzer Prize in History.

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Boston.com National News
May 07, 2024

Boy Scouts of America changing name to more inclusive Scouting America after years of woes
The organization steeped in tradition has made seismic changes after decades of turmoil, from finally allowing gay youth to welcoming girls throughout its ranks.

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Boston.com National News
May 07, 2024

Boeing calls off its first astronaut launch because of valve issue on rocket
The valve may have exceeded its 200,000 lifetime cycles, United Launch Alliance CEO Tory Bruno said, which means it would have to be replaced, pushing the launch into next week.

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Boston.com National News
May 07, 2024

Pulitzer Prizes in journalism awarded to The New York Times, The Washington Post, AP and others
The Pulitzers honored the best in journalism from 2023 in 15 categories, as well as eight arts categories focused on books, music and theater.

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Boston.com National News
May 06, 2024

American soldier was arrested in Russia and accused of stealing from a girlfriend, US officials say
An American soldier has been arrested in Russia and accused of stealing

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Boston.com National News
May 06, 2024

When buying a home is treated as a national security threat
More than three dozen states have enacted or are considering similar laws restricting land purchases by Chinese citizens and companies.

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Boston.com National News
May 06, 2024

Steward Health Care filed for bankruptcy. How will you be impacted?
Will the bankruptcy filing impact you or your healthcare needs? Share with us.

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Boston.com National News
May 06, 2024

Bernie Sanders is running for Senate reelection, squelching retirement rumors
"I have been, and will be if re-elected, in a strong position to provide the kind of help that Vermonters need in these difficult times."

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Boston.com National News
May 06, 2024

After years of delay, Boeing to try again with Starliner space capsule
The company is set to fly a pair of veteran astronauts, Needham native Sunita Williams and Barry "Butch" Wilmore, on a mission that will be one of the most significant tests for Boeing's space division - and for NASA - in years.

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Boston.com National News
May 06, 2024

Columbia University cancels main commencement ceremony following protests that roiled campus for weeks
Most of the ceremonies that had been scheduled for the south lawn of the main campus, where encampments were taken down last week, will take place about 5 miles north at Columbia's sports complex, officials said.

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Boston.com National News
May 06, 2024

Denial and uncertainty are looming over a Biden-Trump rematch 6 months out from Election Day
The race is highly in flux as many voters are only just beginning to embrace the reality of the 2024 campaign.

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Boston.com National News
May 05, 2024

It's Cinco de Mayo time, and festivities are planned across the U.S. But in Mexico, not so much.
In the U.S., the date is largely seen as a celebration of Mexican American culture stretching back to the 1800s in California.

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Boston.com National News
May 05, 2024

Driver dies after crashing into White House perimeter gate, Secret Service says
The Washington Metropolitan Police Department said the vehicle crashed into a security barrier at the intersection of 15th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW.

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Boston.com National News
May 03, 2024

‘Star Wars' actor Mark Hamill drops by White House for a visit with ‘Joe-bi-Wan Kenobi'
Hamill said Biden told him to call him "Joe," to which Hamill offered an alternative suggestion: "Can I call you Joe-bi-Wan Kenobi?"

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Boston.com National News
May 03, 2024

Universities take steps to prevent pro-Palestinian protest disruptions of graduation ceremonies
Here's how some schools are planning to balance things.

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Boston.com National News
May 03, 2024

Live Nation rolls out $25 concert ticket sale for thousands of shows
A number of the acts will make stops in Massachusetts this year including Tim McGraw, Gunna, Hootie & the Blowfish, Missy Elliott, Blink-182, P!NK, and Avril Lavigne.

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Boston.com National News
May 03, 2024

More than 2,800 readers voted, here's why student protestors should be granted amnesty
Readers and experts weighed in on what should come next for student protestors.

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Boston.com National News
May 03, 2024

What would Jesus do? Tackle the housing crisis, some congregations say.
In Los Angeles and around the country, faith organizations are often on prime urban land that sits smack in the middle of residential neighborhoods or along major corridors.

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Boston.com National News
May 02, 2024

Watch: Pro-Palestinian campus protests: What comes next?
Correspondent Daniel Kool explains what protestors at Boston-area colleges are asking for and what Globe reporters are keeping an eye on.

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Boston.com National News
May 02, 2024

Over half of young people plan to vote in November. Will you?
We want to know if you plan to vote this November and what national issues you care about most.

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Boston.com National News
May 02, 2024

Meet the men who eat meat (and only meat)
With the help of Joe Rogan, a social media trend with staying power emerged from a 2018 book, "The Carnivore Diet."

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Boston.com National News
May 02, 2024

Ashland doctor pleads guilty to attacking police on Jan. 6
Prosecutors said Jacquelyn Starer breached the U.S. Capitol building and punched a police officer in a standoff near the Rotunda.

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Boston.com National News
May 02, 2024

Man says his emotional support alligator, known for its big social media audience, has gone missing
Wally's popularity soared to new heights last year when the gator was denied entry to a Philadelphia Phillies game.

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Boston.com National News
May 02, 2024

Abortion is still consuming US politics and courts 2 years after a Supreme Court draft was leaked
Currently, 14 states are enforcing bans on abortion at all stages of pregnancy, with limited exceptions. Most Democratic-led states, meanwhile, have taken steps to preserve or expand access.

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Boston.com National News
May 02, 2024

Ex-Nickelodeon producer Dan Schneider sues ‘Quiet on Set' makers for defamation, sex abuse implications
Schneider filed the defamation suit against Warner Bros. Discovery and other companies behind the series in Los Angeles Superior Court.

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Boston.com National News
May 01, 2024

Police killed student outside Wisconsin school after reports of someone with a weapon, official says
A Wisconsin school district said a persona it described as an active shooter was outside a middle school in Mount Horeb on Wednesday but the threat was "neutralized" and no one was injured inside the building

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Boston.com National News
May 01, 2024

Elimination of Tesla's charging department raises worries as EVs from other automakers join network
Elon Musk's move to lay off the department responsible for Tesla's electric vehicle charging network has touched off worries in the auto industry about plans to open the chargers to EVs made by other automakers

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Boston.com National News
May 01, 2024

The Kentucky Derby is turning 150 years old. It's survived world wars and controversies of all kinds
Despite all the changes with the race, the track and the intrusion of current events over the years, the first Saturday in May endures.

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Boston.com National News
May 01, 2024

Bounce house swept up by wind kills one child and injures another
Saturday's fatality occurred after a strong gust sent the inflatable toy house "airborne into the neighboring lot" with several children playing inside.

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Boston.com National News
May 01, 2024

‘It's just not the vibe at this school': Not every Boston college has had encampments
BOSTON (AP) — Boston College students held a protest rally against the Israel-Hamas war last week. Bullhorns were banned, lest the noise disturb studying for finals. Tents weren't allowed. Students who'd been […]

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Boston.com National News
May 01, 2024

Utah cat with a fondness for cardboard takes surprise trip to California in an Amazon box
"We realized that that our sweet kitty must have jumped into that box without us knowing."

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Boston.com National News
May 01, 2024

Politicians and dog experts condemn South Dakota governor after she writes about killing her dog
"I'm not sure which thing she did was stupider: The fact that she murdered the dog, or the fact that she was stupid enough to publish it in a book."

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Boston.com National News
May 01, 2024

Paul Auster, prolific and experimental man of letters and filmmaker, dies at 77
Called the "dean of American post-modernists" and "the most meta of American meta-fictional writers," Auster blended history, politics, genre experiments, existential quests, and self-conscious references to writers and writing.

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Boston.com National News
May 01, 2024

The botched FAFSA rollout leaves students in limbo. Some wonder if their college dreams will survive.
Three months before the start of fall classes, many don't know where they're going to college, or how they're going to pay for it.

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Boston.com National News
Apr 30, 2024

Police clear pro-Palestinian protesters from Columbia University's Hamilton Hall after occupation
Columbia University has vowed to expel protesters who occupied a building on the Manhattan college's grounds as universities nationwide grapple with intensifying campus demonstrations against the Israel-Hamas war

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Boston.com National News
Apr 30, 2024

Columbia University vows to expel protesters as Israel-Hamas war demonstrations, arrests rise in US
Columbia University has vowed to expel protesters who occupied a building on the Manhattan college's grounds as universities nationwide grapple with intensifying campus demonstrations against the Israel-Hamas war

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Boston.com National News
Apr 30, 2024

US drug control agency will move to reclassify marijuana in a historic shift, AP sources say
The proposal would not legalize marijuana outright for recreational use.

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Boston.com National News
Apr 30, 2024

Judge holds Trump in contempt, fines him $9,000 and raises threat of jail in hush money trial
Prosecutors had alleged 10 violations, but New York Judge Juan M. Merchan found there were nine.

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Boston.com National News
Apr 30, 2024

Shootout that killed 4 law officers began as task force tried to serve a warrant, North Carolina police say
The U.S. Marshals Task Force was fired on by the wanted suspect as they approached the house and the man was killed in the front yard, according to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief Johnny Jennings.

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Apr 30, 2024

Winner of $1.3 billion Powerball jackpot is an immigrant from Laos who has cancer
Cheng "Charlie" Saephan, who has two young children, said that as a cancer patient, he wondered, "How am I going to have time to spend all of this money? How long will I live?"

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Apr 30, 2024

4 zebras broke free on a highway. A rodeo clown stepped in.
"Nobody trains you for wrangling zebras."

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Apr 30, 2024

A horse-shaped nebula gets its close-up in new photos by NASA's Webb telescope
Discovered over a century ago, its nickname derives from its striking appearance — a wispy pillar of gas and dust that resembles a horse rearing its head.

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Apr 29, 2024

Watch: Student protests test political waters
Political reporter James Pindell analyzes how pro-Palestinian encampments on college campuses are influencing local, national and international politics.

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Apr 28, 2024

CDC says it's identified 1st documented cases of HIV transmitted through cosmetic needles
Federal health officials say three women who were diagnosed with HIV after getting "vampire facial" procedures at an unlicensed New Mexico medical spa are believed to be the first documented cases of people contracting the virus through a cosmetic procedure using needles

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Apr 28, 2024

At least 4 dead in Oklahoma as nighttime tornadoes strike
Severe thunderstorms and high winds Saturday night left at least four people dead in Oklahoma, including an infant, injured residents and destroyed homes, authorities said.

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Apr 28, 2024

Joe Biden wins Democratic primary in Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico was authorized to open only a dozen voting centers this year compared with more than 100 in previous years.

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Apr 28, 2024

College protesters want ‘amnesty.' At stake: Tuition, legal charges, grades and graduation
At issue is whether the suspensions and legal records will follow students into their adult lives.

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Apr 27, 2024

100 detained as police dismantle pro-Palestinian encampment at Northeastern
Police detained around 100 people, Northeastern said. Anyone detained who could produce a valid Northeastern ID was released, the school said.

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Apr 26, 2024

USDA tells producers to reduce salmonella in certain frozen chicken products
Salmonella poisoning accounts for more than 1.3 million infections and about 420 deaths each year in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Food is the source of most of those illnesses.

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Apr 26, 2024

Net neutrality restored as FCC votes to regulate internet providers
The move effectively reinstates a net neutrality order the commission first issued in 2015 during the Obama administration. In 2017, under then-President Donald Trump, the FCC repealed those rules.

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Apr 26, 2024

As some universities negotiate with pro-Palestinian protesters, others quickly call the police
"As the night progressed, it got tenser and tenser. There were just more cops on all sides. It felt like we were being slowly pushed in and crushed," an Emerson College sophomore said.

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Apr 25, 2024

Behind a vegan chef's holistic empire, an ugly reality
Matthew Kenney, one of the most famous names in plant-based cuisine, has left a trail of burned investors, bounced paychecks, and graphic text messages.

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