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Jun 26, 2019

Here's what happened during the Wayfair walkout in Boston
"We know that there's injustice in this world, and we're going to do something about it."

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Jun 26, 2019

‘I voted no knowing that as a society, we are judged by how we treat our children'
"Do not believe for one moment that it is not feasible to get these children and families toothpaste and blankets."

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Jun 26, 2019

Man accused in flamingo's death fatally struck by truck
Joseph Corrao was accused of grabbing a Chilean flamingo from a pen at Busch Gardens and slamming it to the ground.

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Jun 26, 2019

Eric Trump says he was spit on at a Chicago cocktail lounge
"For a party that preaches tolerance, this once again demonstrates they have very little civility."

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Jun 26, 2019

Substitute teacher fired for filming porn video in Texas classroom
Police say no students or other staff members were involved in the videos.

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Jun 26, 2019

Widow says dangerous conditions at Braves' stadium led to her husband's death
Todd Keeling, of White Bear Lake, Minnesota, was working an overnight shift when he died in June 2018.

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Jun 26, 2019

Wayfair employees are planning to walk out over sale to detention-center operator
More than 500 employees at the company's Boston headquarters signed a protest letter to executives when they found out about the contract.

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Jun 25, 2019

Mother arrested after 12-year-old fatally shoots twin
Authorities in Southern California say a woman has been arrested after her 12-year-old son accidentally shot and killed his twin brother

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Jun 25, 2019

Wayfair employees plan walkout to oppose furniture sales to migrant detention facilities
Wayfair employees learned last Wednesday that a $200,000 order of bedroom furniture had been placed by BCFS, a government contractor that has been managing camps at the border. 

Boston.com National News
Jun 25, 2019

Houston infant dies with 90-plus fractures; parents charged
"The evidence shows that Baby Jazmine fell victim to the very people who were supposed to protect her the most in this world."

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Jun 25, 2019

Girl Scout dies, 3 hurt after tree falls at Indiana camp
"The entire Girl Scout family mourns the loss of one of our girls."

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Jun 25, 2019

Florida woman charged after giving estranged husband's guns to police
Courtney Irby gave her husband's guns to police after he was charged with domestic violence-aggravated battery, only to find herself arrested for theft.

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Jun 24, 2019

Tiger Woods removed from wrongful death lawsuit
Tiger Woods is no longer a defendant in a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the parents of a drunken driver who died in a car crash last year

Boston.com National News
Jun 24, 2019

Boston-based Ravelry, the Facebook of knitting, has banned pro-Trump posts over 'open white supremacy'
"We are banning support of Donald Trump and his administration on Ravelry. We cannot provide a space that is inclusive of all and also allow support for open white supremacy."

Boston.com National News
Jun 24, 2019

Missing Utah college student last seen in a park at 3 a.m.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A University of Utah student missing for over a week was last seen meeting an unknown person at a park at 3 in the morning, authorities said Monday. The Lyft driver who took Mackenzie Lueck from the airport and dropped her off at a park in a Salt Lake City […]

Boston.com National News
Jun 23, 2019

She gave her estranged husband's guns to police. They arrested her for theft.
"In the (hopes) of protecting herself and her children, she did the one thing that she thought would help save her life."

Boston.com National News
Jun 23, 2019

He argued his luck won the $80 million jackpot. A court ruled he had to split it with his ex.
How much credit can a person take for good luck? That was the question at the center of a high-stakes divorce case that came before a Michigan appeals court last week. A three-judge panel ruled June 13 that Richard Zelasko must share the $80 million lottery jackpot he won while going through a divorce with […]

Boston.com National News
Jun 23, 2019

She was terminally ill. Her husband held the gun to her head, police say.
Kevin and Lori Conners had four children and six grandchildren. She was a homemaker and a devout Christian, her husband told police.

Boston.com National News
Jun 22, 2019

Skydiving plane crashes in Hawaii, killing 11
It was the worst civilian aviation accident in the U.S. since 2011.

Boston.com National News
Jun 22, 2019

Skydiving plane in Hawaii crash kills 11 people
The plane had a scary 2016 mishap.

Boston.com National News
Jun 21, 2019

New drug to boost women's sex drive approved in US
The FDA approved the new drug, Vyleesi, for premenopausal women with a disorder defined by a persistent lack of interest in sex, causing stress.

Boston.com National News
Jun 20, 2019

David Ortiz shooting suspect charged in New Jersey
Thursday's charges are unrelated to the shooting.

Boston.com National News
Jun 20, 2019

‘I am a girl and I am a runner': Transgender athletes respond to the discrimination complaint in Connecticut
Three girls filed a lawsuit on Monday saying transgender athletes competing in high school track violates federal protections for female athletes and have cost them top finishes and possibly college scholarships.

Boston.com National News
Jun 20, 2019

How the transgender athletes singled out in the discrimination lawsuit responded
Three girls filed a lawsuit on Monday saying transgender athletes competing in high school track violates federal protections for female athletes and have cost them top finishes and possibly college scholarships.

Boston.com National News
Jun 20, 2019

Horns are growing on young people's skulls. Phone use is to blame, research suggests.
Mobile technology has transformed the way we live - how we read, work, communicate, shop and date. But we already know this. What we have not yet grasped is the way the tiny machines in front of us are remolding our skeletons, possibly altering not just the behaviors we exhibit but the bodies we inhabit. […]

Boston.com National News
Jun 19, 2019

David Ortiz wasn't intended target of shooting, Dominican authorities say
Attorney General Jean Alain Rodríguez told reporters the target was another man, dressed similarly to Ortiz, who was seated with the former Red Sox slugger.

Boston.com National News
Jun 19, 2019

He told women he could help them. A jury just found him guilty of leading a lurid sex cult.
The verdict ended a six-week trial that revealed haunting details about Keith Raniere and his group NXIVM, where followers were coerced into sex, blackmailed, and branded with Raniere's initials.

Boston.com National News
Jun 19, 2019

In video, Alabama man denies feeding meth to 'attack squirrel'
"You can't give squirrels meth; it would kill 'em. I'm pretty sure, (but) I've never tried it."

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Jun 19, 2019

Michigan woman drove car with her twin daughters into river, killing all 3, police say
"That's the question, ‘Why?'"

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Jun 19, 2019

A shark stole bait off New Jersey. The fishermen reacted with lots of profanity.


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Jun 19, 2019

David Ortiz's lawyer says former slugger ‘is innocent in what happened'


Boston.com National News
Jun 18, 2019

A family gamed the Masters ticket lottery using identity theft, millions of emails


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Jun 18, 2019

Dominican officials arrest 11th suspect in David Ortiz case


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Jun 18, 2019

The story behind a Dallas photographer's picture of the courthouse shooter


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Jun 18, 2019

When a man opened fire at a Dallas courthouse, this photographer didn't run. He pulled out his camera.


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Jun 18, 2019

Parkland survivor Kyle Kashuv says Harvard rescinded his admission. It's happened before.


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Jun 18, 2019

7 questions about the unexplained tourist deaths in the Dominican Republic, answered


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Jun 18, 2019

'No, Mitch McConnell, I'm not bent out of shape'


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Jun 18, 2019

Here's the latest in the David Ortiz shooting case


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Jun 18, 2019

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Jun 18, 2019

Boston Children's is still the No. 1 pediatric hospital in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report


Boston.com National News
Jun 17, 2019

Man who allegedly paid suspects in David Ortiz shooting is identified in court documents
The documents provided a detailed look at the machinations of the men who are facing charges in the Ortiz shooting. But they did not provide an answer to the central question of who ordered the hit and why.

Boston.com National News
Jun 17, 2019

Shark bites child in third North Carolina attack this season
"We don't usually have three by June."

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Jun 17, 2019

'It is almost a miracle': Kansas boy survives knife to the face
The knife was embedded in his skull and extended to just under his brain.

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Jun 17, 2019

Domino's will start delivering pizzas via an autonomous robot this fall
The human delivery driver may soon become a relic of the past as technology companies rush to automate food-delivery, which remains a modern-day gold mine of sorts.

Boston.com National News
Jun 17, 2019

A Parkland shooting survivor had his Harvard acceptance rescinded after his past racist comments surfaced online
"Harvard deciding that someone can't grow, especially after a life-altering event like the shooting, is deeply concerning."

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Jun 17, 2019

Video: CNN's Anderson Cooper narrates obituary for his mother, Gloria Vanderbilt
"Gloria Vanderbilt was an extraordinary woman, who loved life, and lived it on her own terms."

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Jun 17, 2019

An 11-year-old fought off a home invader with a machete. Then the suspect escaped from the hospital.
"That's when I picked up my machete and hit him in the back of the head."

Boston.com National News
Jun 17, 2019

A North Carolina teenager didn't come home. An iPhone app led her mother to a ravine.
"It's unreal that I survived that crash."

Boston.com National News
Jun 17, 2019

He said he would pay $9 million for a murder. So 5 friends plotted to kill a teenager, police say.
"That's all she wanted, was just to be her friend."

Boston.com National News
Jun 17, 2019

After a 4-year-old took a doll from a store, video shows Phoenix police pulling a gun on her parents
"As a mother myself, seeing these children placed in such a terrifying situation is beyond upsetting," Mayor Kate Gallego said.

Boston.com National News
Jun 15, 2019

A deadly deer disease is spreading. Could it strike people, too?
Jeannine Fleegle reached into a black garbage bag, pulled out a severed deer head, and placed it on a folding table smeared with blood and fur. "This is no one's favorite time of year," Fleegle said, picking up a scalpel. It was a chilly morning, and Fleegle, a wildlife biologist for the Pennsylvania Game Commission, […]

Boston.com National News
Jun 14, 2019

Surgeons in Dominican Republic describe treating David Ortiz
"He was at a point, let's say, where if he wasn't taken care of right away, he could enter a critical stage."

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Jun 14, 2019

Watch: Tom Brady surprised a hospitalized high school senior with a graduation message
"I'm really proud of you and all the things that you've accomplished thus far."

Boston.com National News
Jun 14, 2019

Man who allegedly shot David Ortiz also wanted in New Jersey, authorities say
Another suspect in the Ortiz shooting is believed to be a man wanted in Pennsylvania.

Boston.com National News
Jun 13, 2019

Officials: 5-year-old shoots toddler in head, uncle charged
Authorities say a 5-year-old has shot a 2-year-old sibling at a Georgia home as they played with a gun; children's uncle charged

Boston.com National News
Jun 13, 2019

Sarah Sanders is leaving the White House, Trump says
WASHINGTON (AP) — White House press secretary Sarah Sanders will be leaving the Trump administration at the end of the month. President Donald Trump announced the news on Twitter Wednesday. He says Sanders will be returning to her home state of Arkansas and has not immediately named a successor. ….She is a very special person […]

Boston.com National News
Jun 13, 2019

David Ortiz's wife releases new statement on heroic actions to save his life
"Without you, our story could have had a tragic ending."

Boston.com National News
Jun 13, 2019

Suspect in David Ortiz shooting is likely the same man wanted in Pennsylvania, authorities say
Berks County District Attorney John Adams said Thursday that based on the images in the mug shots, and the name match, he believes it's the same suspect.

Boston.com National News
Jun 13, 2019

Police release photos of suspects in David Ortiz shooting
Authorities in the Dominican Republic said Wednesday that six suspects, including the alleged shooter, had been detained, while four others were being sought.

Boston.com National News
Jun 12, 2019

Coordinator of David Ortiz shooting allegedly offered equivalent of $7,800 to carry out attack
A sixth suspect was also being pursued in the shooting.

Boston.com National News
Jun 12, 2019

6 suspects, including alleged gunman, arrested in David Ortiz shooting
The coordinator of the shooting was offered 400,000 Dominican pesos, or about $7,800, to carry out the attack, authorities said.

Boston.com National News
Jun 12, 2019

What authorities say happened before David Ortiz was shot
"In one of the videos it was possible to observe both the accused and the shooter planning the commission of the incident right on Octavio Mejía Ricard Street."

Boston.com National News
Jun 12, 2019

Tiffany Ortiz issued a new update on her husband David Ortiz's recovery from shooting
The retired Red Sox slugger, who was shot in the back Sunday in the Dominican Republic, is recovering in Boston.

Boston.com National News
Jun 12, 2019

David Ortiz's wife gave a new update on his recovery from shooting
The retired Red Sox slugger, who was shot Sunday in the Dominican Republic, is recovering in Boston.

Boston.com National News
Jun 12, 2019

A mother was breastfeeding her child at a public pool. Then the police came.
A Texas mother is standing her ground on breastfeeding in public places days after she was removed from a city pool during an argument with staffers over her right to nurse her baby. Misty Daugereaux, 32, said she had taken her 10-month-old son, 4-year-old son and 4-year-old nephew to swim Sunday at Nessler Park Family […]

Boston.com National News
Jun 11, 2019

For the Dominican Republic, six U.S. tourist deaths, the shooting of David Ortiz, and a new image problem
"If tourism falls, my country falls."

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Jun 11, 2019

'He didn't know what they were going to do. He's a fan of David's.'
"He's a fan of David's."

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Jun 11, 2019

‘They just vanished': A business partner murdered a family of four with a sledgehammer, jury finds
Charles "Chase" Merritt was convicted of bludgeoning the family to death.

Boston.com National News
Jun 11, 2019

It looked like a simple domestic murder. Then police learned about the alien reptile cult.
"When the demon manifested in her, if it was the demon or a lizard, if she had both, a human's no match for that kind of supernatural strength."

Boston.com National News
Jun 11, 2019

‘I'm sorry if I sound angry and undiplomatic, but I am angry, and you should be too'
"Accountability doesn't appear to be something that occurs in this chamber."

Boston.com National News
Jun 11, 2019

Watch: Jon Stewart gives blistering rebuke of Congress over 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund
"Accountability doesn't appear to be something that occurs in this chamber."

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Jun 11, 2019

Tiffany Ortiz shares update on husband's recovery from shooting
The retired Red Sox legend's wife says he had a second successful surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Boston.com National News
Jun 10, 2019

27 photos taken in the aftermath of the David Ortiz shooting
The former Red Sox slugger was in stable condition Monday and was being flown back to Boston from the Dominican Republic on an air ambulance that evening.

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Jun 10, 2019

One dead in helicopter crash on high-rise in Midtown New York
Smoke could be seen pouring from the roof of the 51-story building.

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Jun 10, 2019

Video: Security footage captures David Ortiz shooting
The retired Red Sox slugger was in stable condition Monday after he was injured in the shooting at a Dominican Republic bar Sunday night.

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Jun 10, 2019

Another American tourist recently died in the Dominican Republic
Authorities have not yet established any links between the four deaths.

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Jun 10, 2019

The TV host wounded in David Ortiz shooting says he's 'recovering'
The Dominican actor and producer was hit by the same bullet that struck Ortiz, according to police.

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Jun 10, 2019

3rd child dies after Amish horse-drawn carriage hit in Michigan
The carriage was struck by a drunk driver, police say.

Boston.com National News
Jun 10, 2019

Protests at Oberlin labeled a bakery racist. Now the college will pay $11 million for libel.
On Nov. 9, 2016, the day after Donald Trump clinched the presidency, a student at Oberlin College entered a local bakery and convenience store, hoping to leave with a few bottles of wine. Instead, Jonathan Aladin, 19, ran from the store brawling with an employee, Allyn D. Gibson. The scuffle between the two men - […]

Boston.com National News
Jun 10, 2019

A family vanished, then was found dead in a California desert. Now, a verdict.
The McStay family vanished suddenly in 2010, with bowls of popcorn left uneaten in their house and no sign an attacker forced their way inside.

Boston.com National News
Jun 09, 2019

David Ortiz shot at Dominican Republic bar. Here's what we know.
‘‘He is out of surgery and stable; he is resting,'' his father, Leo Ortiz, said. ‘‘Big Papi will be around for a long time.''

Boston.com National News
Jun 09, 2019

David Ortiz shot in ambush at Dominican Republic bar, police say
The retired Boston Red Sox slugger was taken to a medical facility where he underwent surgery, and his condition was stable, Dominican National Police Director Ney Aldrin Bautista Almonte said.

Boston.com National News
Jun 09, 2019

David Ortiz reportedly shot in Dominican Republic
Dominican TV station CDN 37 reported that Ortiz was shot in the back after initially reporting he had been wounded in the leg.

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Jun 09, 2019

Crane collapses during storm in Dallas, killing 1 woman
Officials said crews searching the Elan City Lights building found the body of a woman inside after the crane toppled and ripped a large gash into the side of the five-story structure.

Boston.com National News
Jun 09, 2019

Some U.S. embassies still hoisting rainbow flags, despite advisory from Washington
Since the State Department began rejecting all embassy requests to hoist rainbow flags outside the mission buildings during Gay Pride Month this year, some U.S. diplomats have been finding ways to defy, or at least get around, the new policy. The facades of the U.S. missions in Seoul and Chennai, India, are partially hidden behind […]

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Jun 09, 2019

Woman sues TSA over strip search at Oklahoma airport
‘‘It was horrific. It was horrible. It was degrading.''

Boston.com National News
Jun 09, 2019

Here's the very latest in the fight against robocalls
Federal regulators are giving phone companies the right to block unwanted calls without getting customers' permission first.

Boston.com National News
Jun 09, 2019

An autistic boy had a meltdown at a theme park. Here's how an employee calmed him.
Lenore Koppelman had a professional conference to attend in Florida last week and decided it would be a perfect opportunity to visit Universal Orlando Resort with her husband and 9-year-old son, Ralph. "Ralph is awesomely autistic," she wrote on Facebook, later adding that she and her husband also are proudly autistic. "As wonderful, loving, intelligent […]

Boston.com National News
Jun 08, 2019

Hillary Clinton says her youngest brother has died
She remembered him as a kind and generous person.

Boston.com National News
Jun 08, 2019

Surgeons opened her skull to remove a cancerous tumor. Instead, they found a tapeworm.
Doctors had broken the disheartening news to Rachel Palma, explaining that the lesion on her brain was suspected to be a tumor, and her scans suggested that it was cancerous. Palma, a newlywed entering a new chapter in her life, said she was in shock, unwilling to believe it was true. In September, scrubbed-up surgeons […]

Boston.com National News
Jun 08, 2019

Couple who mysteriously died in Fiji texted family that they'd been ‘throwing up for 8 hours'
The Texas couple had been planning a vacation to Fiji - relaxing on the palm tree-lined beaches, maybe snorkeling with manta rays or hiking in Koroyanitu National Heritage Park. Excursions like this one had become tradition. The couple, who had posted previous vacation photos from Cabo San Lucas and Hawaii, tried to travel together about […]

Boston.com National News
Jun 06, 2019

Inside the turbulent marriage of the missing Connecticut mother of 5
He threatened to kidnap their children and take them overseas, she said. She threatened to have the mafia break his legs, he countered.

Boston.com National News
Jun 05, 2019

Massive ladybug swarm over California shows up on radar
Meteorologist Joe Dandrea says the array of bugs appeared to be about 80 miles wide as it flew over San Diego Tuesday.

Boston.com National News
Jun 05, 2019

That's not rain on radar. It's a massive swarm of ladybugs.
Meteorologist Joe Dandrea says the array of bugs appeared to be about 80 miles wide as it flew over San Diego Tuesday.

Boston.com National News
Jun 05, 2019

74-year-old spins wildly in a basket under a rescue helicopter
The helicopter rescue at the Phoenix (Arizona) Mountain Preserve was supposed to be routine. A 74-year-old woman tripped and fell during an early-morning hike at Piestewa Peak on Tuesday, and was disoriented and unable to walk. So firefighters strapped the elderly woman into a basket to airlift her to a hospital. But when they pulled […]

Boston.com National News
Jun 05, 2019

Sephora closes U.S. stores for 1-hour diversity training
The move comes a month after R&B star SZA said she had security called on her while shopping at a California store.

Boston.com National News
Jun 04, 2019

'Jeopardy!' plans to take 'very, very, very appropriate' action in leak of James Holzhauer's loss
"We think we know where and who and how."

Boston.com National News
Jun 04, 2019

Fortune cookie means big fortune for Powerball winner
"You ain't going to believe this — I got it all."

Boston.com National News
Jun 04, 2019

A North Carolina dad punched a shark ‘in the face five times' to save his daughter, who lost a leg in the attack
A 17-year-old North Carolina girl has undergone surgery to amputate her leg and "some fingers" after a terrifying shark attack in which her paramedic father fended off the shark by punching it "five times before it let go." "I will be OK," Paige Winter, of New Bern, North Carolina., promised in a statement released Monday […]

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