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Feb 15, 2019

Employee being fired fatally shoots 5 co-workers in Illinois
Police identified the gunman as 45-year-old Gary Martin and said he was believed to be an employee at the Henry Pratt Co. — which makes valves for industrial purposes.

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Feb 15, 2019

Gunman kills 5 people, wounds 5 police at Illinois business
Police identified the gunman as 45-year-old Gary Martin and said he was believed to be an employee at the Henry Pratt Co. — which makes valves for industrial purposes.

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Feb 15, 2019

3 things to know about Bill Weld's possible 2020 bid against Donald Trump
"I cannot sit quietly on the sidelines any longer."

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Feb 15, 2019

2 plow drivers threatened in Washington after blocking driveways with snow
A man with a holstered handgun yelled obscenities at one of the plow drivers and climbed onto his vehicle, attempting to open the door, an official said.

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Feb 15, 2019

Trump declares national emergency to build border wall
Trump made the announcement from the Rose Garden, as he claimed illegal immigration was ‘‘an invasion of our country.''

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Feb 15, 2019

Trump says he's declaring emergency to build border wall
"I am going to be signing a national emergency."

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Feb 15, 2019

Colorado trail runner recounts life-or-death fight with mountain lion
"I knew with two pretty good blows to the back of the head (and) it didn't release, that I was probably going to have to do something a little more drastic."

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Feb 15, 2019

Dog set on fire in Virginia park has died, shelter says
The shelter says $25,000 is being offered for information leading to suspects in Tommie's abuse.

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Feb 15, 2019

Bill Weld announces exploratory committee to challenge Trump in 2020 Republican primary
Weld's move makes Trump the first incumbent president since George H.W. Bush in 1992 to face a notable primary challenge.

Boston.com National News
Feb 14, 2019

17 empty school desks stand outside Sherborn church, a year after Parkland shooting
"Behind every political issue is a human story, and this one is a human tragedy."

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Feb 14, 2019

'It felt like immediately the right thing to do in a stark, calming way'
"Behind every political issue is a human story, and this one is a human tragedy."

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Feb 14, 2019

Mitch McConnell says Trump to sign border deal, declare emergency
McConnell also said he would support Trump's emergency declaration.

Boston.com National News
Feb 14, 2019

Read the New York City mayor's statement on Amazon dropping their HQ2 plans
"You have to be tough to make it in New York City."

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Feb 14, 2019

Read Amazon's full statement on the cancellation of their New York headquarters
"We are disappointed to have reached this conclusion."

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Feb 14, 2019

Amazon ditches New York headquarters
Amazon said Thursday it does not plan to look for another location.

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Feb 14, 2019

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette staffers say 'intoxicated' publisher threatened them
At the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, tensions have run hot for years between the newsroom and the daily's publisher, John Robinson Block. The journalists' union hasn't had a contract for nearly two years, and Block has overseen the contentious firing of an anti-Trump cartoonist and the publication of a hotly debated editorial that defended President Donald Trump's […]

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Feb 14, 2019

How much do most Americans actually spend on an engagement ring?
Buying an engagement ring can be an emotionally loaded purchase. For most people, it's more than jewelry: It is a symbol of love and affection and of the serious commitment they want to make.

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Feb 14, 2019

Chuck E. Cheese's pizza ignites a bizarre conspiracy theory viewed by millions on YouTube
Is the animatronic mouse that greets customers at Chuck E. Cheese's harboring a dark secret? Popular internet personality Shane Dawson, 30, says he thinks it might be. Dawson added new fuel to a bizarre, decade-old conspiracy theory on Monday when he posted a YouTube video promising an in-depth investigation into misshapen pizzas. Photos uploaded to […]

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Feb 14, 2019

‘We did a nose dive, twice': 3 sent to hospital after Delta flight makes emergency landing
Five people were injured and three were hospitalized Wednesday after a Delta flight from Orange County, California, to Seattle was forced to land in Reno, Nevada, because of "severe turbulence," according to airline officials. The Compass Airlines flight, operating as Delta, landed safely after encountering the turbulence Wednesday afternoon, said Cartiay McCoy, a spokeswoman for […]

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Feb 13, 2019

'Cupid of Chaos' bigamist duped at least 3 wives in 3 states, police say
Alicia Grant believes she was wife No. 3. She married Michael Middleton in New Hampshire in 2013 after meeting him on the Internet. He was the kind of guy who "makes you feel special," as she told WMTW 8 from her home in Exeter, New Hampshire. But he also wanted her to buy a lot […]

Boston.com National News
Feb 12, 2019

Tiger found in abandoned Houston house by person who just wanted to smoke pot
When officers arrived at the home, "they could hear the tiger, they could smell it, but they needed a warrant to get into the house."

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Feb 12, 2019

What sort of presidential campaign would Seth Moulton run?
The Massachusetts congressman has often talked about the need to take the country on a new course. But what would that actually mean?

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Feb 11, 2019

A jail nurse who allegedly wanted to marry a convicted murderer has been charged with poisoning her husband
Amy Murray, 40, is facing charges including first-degree murder and arson in the Dec. 11 death of her husband, Joshua Murray.

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Feb 11, 2019

Ilhan Omar apologizes for tweets after criticism
"We have to always be willing to step back and think through criticism, just as I expect people to hear me when others attack me about my identity."

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Feb 11, 2019

Seth Moulton is thinking about running for president
Here are potential factors weighing on his decision.

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Feb 11, 2019

Jewish House Democrats urge Nancy Pelosi to denounce Ilhan Omar for ‘hateful tropes' in tweets
"As Jewish Members of Congress, we are deeply alarmed by recent rhetoric from certain members within our Caucus."

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Feb 10, 2019

Nashville rock musician Kyle Yorlets killed in robbery
Five youths, ranging in age from 12 to 16, have been arrested.

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Feb 10, 2019

Rob Lowe deletes tweet taking jab at Elizabeth Warren
The tweet came shortly after Warren formally launched her presidential bid Saturday.

Boston.com National News
Feb 08, 2019

Woman says she aided man suspected of killing his fiance Kelsey Berreth
Police have not found Berreth's body but have said evidence suggests she was killed at her home in Woodland Park, a mountain town near Colorado Springs.

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Feb 08, 2019

Joe Kennedy III to endorse Elizabeth Warren this weekend
It's a high-profile endorsement for Warren at a time when the vast majority of big name Democrats are hanging back and waiting to see how the ever-expanding field shakes out.

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Feb 08, 2019

A groom sexually assaulted a teen waitress at his own wedding reception, police say
Matthew Aimers, of Willingboro, New Jersey, was arraigned Wednesday.

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Feb 07, 2019

Jeff Bezos says National Enquirer threatened to publish revealing pics
Bezos detailed his interactions with American Media Inc. in an extraordinary blog post Thursday on the Medium.com website.

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Feb 07, 2019

Delta nudged passengers to slip their number to their 'plane crush' on napkins. Now the airline is sorry.
"Be a little old school," said the small print on the napkin, advertising Diet Coke. "Write down your number & give it to your plane crush. You never know ..."

Boston.com National News
Feb 06, 2019

Workers found a suitcase next to a quiet Connecticut road. They found a woman's body inside.
Authorities in a wealthy Connecticut town are investigating the death of a woman whose body was found bound and zipped inside a red suitcase Tuesday morning. Highway workers discovered the bag near a quiet, wooded neighborhood in Greenwich, Connecticut, a town of 60,000 people located 30 miles northeast of New York City. They were on […]

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Feb 06, 2019

Women in white: Democrats draw contrast at Trump's address
The women of the House wore white. The men wore dark suits. And the contrast laid bare the growing gender gap between Democrats and Republicans.

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Feb 06, 2019

5 takeaways from Trump's State of the Union speech
5 Takeaways from Trump's State of the Union speech

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Feb 06, 2019

The AP's fact check of Trump's State of the Union address
AP FACT CHECK: Trump laces State of the Union speech with puffed-up numbers and partial truths; Abrams misleads with her charge that Trump administration puts children in cages

Boston.com National News
Feb 05, 2019

Runner survives attack by choking mountain lion to death
"He did this just out of sheer will and defense of himself."

Boston.com National News
Feb 05, 2019

Harvard's top astronomer says an alien ship may be among us — and he doesn't care what his colleagues think
"It changes your perception on reality, just knowing that we're not alone," Avi Loeb said.

Boston.com National News
Feb 04, 2019

A flight from Los Angeles to Maui flew in circles for hours and never made it to Hawaii
"Safety is our top priority, and we apologize for the inconvenience to all our guests. .?.?. We understand our guests' disappointment and deeply regret their travel plans were disrupted," the airline said.

Boston.com National News
Feb 04, 2019

Louis C.K. joked about kids getting shot. A Parkland father responded with a forceful routine.
Instead of blasting C.K. on Twitter, Manuel Oliver rebuked the comedian by trying to outshine him in his own game: He recorded his own stand-up set.

Boston.com National News
Feb 04, 2019

Small plane breaks apart over California neighborhood, killing 5
"It sounded like a missile coming at my house."

Boston.com National News
Feb 03, 2019

Boy, 4, finds gun and shoots pregnant mom in the face
A pregnant Washington state woman was rushed to a hospital after her 4-year-old son shot her in the face

Boston.com National News
Feb 02, 2019

TSA officer jumps to his death at Orlando airport
"Our hearts are with the TSA family during this very difficult time."

Boston.com National News
Jan 31, 2019

University of Iowa student is among 20 dead in Midwestern deep freeze
Early Wednesday morning, as the temperatures were plummeting, Gerald Belz was found unconscious outside a campus building, a short walk from his dorm.

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Jan 31, 2019

‘The man who attacked me works in your kitchen': Victim of serial groper took justice into her own hands
WASHINGTON - Nearly six years ago, on an unseasonably warm April night in Washington, Lauren Clark was cooling down from a jog when she spotted a man in the distance. She quickened her pace, hurried past him and, for a moment, considered crossing the street. Her fear seemed irrational - paranoid, even - until the […]

Boston.com National News
Jan 31, 2019

'The only thing I've ever seen like this is in the movies'
"The only thing I've ever seen like this is in the movies."

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Jan 31, 2019

Mystery tunnel found pointing toward Florida bank branch
"The only thing I've ever seen like this is in the movies."

Boston.com National News
Jan 31, 2019

33 arrested on sex trafficking charges in Atlanta ahead of the Super Bowl
Authorities say 33 people have been arrested in Atlanta on sex trafficking charges ahead of the Super Bowl

Boston.com National News
Jan 31, 2019

He swallowed a toothpick. It could have killed him.
A young man nearly lost his life to a toothpick he didn't even know he had swallowed, according to a harrowing report published Wednesday in The New England Journal of Medicine.

Boston.com National News
Jan 30, 2019

Stripper-turned-pharma exec gave a doctor a lap dance to get him to prescribe drugs, officials say
Prosecutors highlighted the boozy outing Tuesday during the ongoing trial of Insys Pharmaceutical executives.

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Jan 30, 2019

'It's too cold!': Mr. Hot Dog says no school in this South Dakota district
The superintendent says he created the video using Snapchat.

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Jan 30, 2019

Here's what to know about the bitter cold in the Midwest
"They are life-threatening conditions and temperatures."

Boston.com National News
Jan 29, 2019

He spent $200,000 on a Bulgarian 'cam girl.' Police say the obsession led to a massacre.
Grant Amato had a problem and it was ripping his family apart. Outside the walls of his family's well-manicured home in a rural area northeast of Orlando, Florida, the 29-year-old could have been mistaken for another luckless young man surfing through a bad patch - lost his job, kicked out of school, living at home. […]

Boston.com National News
Jan 29, 2019

'Empire' actor Jussie Smollett assaulted in Chicago in potential hate crime
Offenders yelled racial and homophobic slurs before pouring an unknown chemical substance on Smollett, police say.

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Jan 29, 2019

A woman got stuck in a Manhattan townhouse's private elevator — for 3 days
Marites Fortaliza, 53, was trapped in the private elevator of a family she worked for.

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Jan 29, 2019

Hospital let woman pull the plug on wrong man, lawsuit claims
She was told her brother was dying, so Shirell Powell hurried to St. Barnabas Hospital in the Bronx last July. The prognosis was bad, Powell was told, she claims in a recently filed lawsuit. Her brother, Frederick Williams, was unconscious from an apparent drug overdose and had suffered severe brain damage. Doctors didn't believe he […]

Boston.com National News
Jan 29, 2019

Lyft rider arrested in killing of pregnant driver in Arizona
Fabian Durazo stabbed his pregnant driver before stealing her vehicle, authorities say.

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Jan 29, 2019

A 22-year-old mom holding her baby daughter fell down NYC subway stairs and died
Malaysia Goodson's 1-year-old daughter was not injured.

Boston.com National News
Jan 28, 2019

Officials: Several officers injured in Houston shooting
Officials say at least three Houston police officers have been wounded in a shooting

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Jan 28, 2019

Houston police say 5 officers injured in shooting
Police say five Houston officers injured in shooting

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Jan 28, 2019

Houston police: 5 officers hurt in shooting, 2 suspects dead
The police chief says two suspects are dead after a shooting on Monday that injured five Houston police officers, including four who were hit by gunfire as they attempted to serve a search warrant at a home where drug selling was suspected

Boston.com National News
Jan 28, 2019

Houston police: 5 officers injured in shooting, suspect dead
Police say five Houston officers have been injured in a shooting and a suspect is dead

Boston.com National News
Jan 27, 2019

Man suspected of killing 5 in Louisiana arrested in Virginia
Authorities say a man suspected in two shootings that left five people dead in Louisiana has been arrested in Virginia

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Jan 26, 2019

Fatima Ali, Fan Favorite on ‘Top Chef,' Dies at 29
Fatima Ali, who was voted by fans of the television show "Top Chef" as their favorite contestant of Season 15, died Friday at her family's home in San Marino, California. She was 29.

Boston.com National News
Jan 25, 2019

A nuclear site guard accused colleagues of sexual assault. Then she was fired.
Smoke blinded the security guards inside a warehouse at a nuclear weapons facility in Nevada. Clangs and shouts filled the air.

Boston.com National News
Jan 25, 2019

Everything you need to know about traveling to the Super Bowl
Whether you need plane tickets or game tickets or both, we've got you covered.

Boston.com National News
Jan 25, 2019

Trump, congressional leaders reach deal to end shutdown for 3 weeks
Trump, congressional leaders appear set to seal deal reopening government for 3 weeks

Boston.com National News
Jan 25, 2019

Watch: Roger Stone addresses media amid 'boos' and 'lock him up' chants
"I will plead not guilty to these charges. I will defeat them in court. I believe this is a politically motivated investigation," said Stone, who was arrested Friday morning in Florida on obstruction charges.

Boston.com National News
Jan 25, 2019

'They terrorized my wife, my dogs'
"I will plead not guilty to these charges. I will defeat them in court. I believe this is a politically motivated investigation," said Stone, who was arrested Friday morning in Florida on obstruction charges.

Boston.com National News
Jan 25, 2019

Airport delays ripple across Northeast due to air traffic controller shortage
The delays were cascading along the Eastern Seaboard, reaching as far north as Boston.

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Jan 25, 2019

‘This Republican Senate needs to do its job, they are not employees of Trump Tower,' Ayanna Pressley says on CNN
"What happened to his campaign about ‘America First'? In what way is America first? First to be held hostage by this administration?"

Boston.com National News
Jan 25, 2019

Mom says North Carolina 3-year-old found after 2 days missing is doing well
Casey Hathaway "already asked to watch Netflix," his mom, Brittany Hathaway, said.

Boston.com National News
Jan 25, 2019

'These crocodile tears that the senator from Texas is crying for first responders are too hard for me to take'
"These crocodile tears that the senator from Texas is crying for first responders are too hard for me to take," the senator from Colorado said.

Boston.com National News
Jan 25, 2019

Trump associate Roger Stone arrested, faces obstruction charge
The seven-count indictment against Stone, a self-proclaimed "dirty trickster," is the first criminal case in months from special counsel Robert Mueller.

Boston.com National News
Jan 24, 2019

'What it says is he has a PR firm, so those aren't even his words if he has a PR firm'
"I did hear the statement that [Sandmann] wrote and the video statement he put out. What it says is he has a PR firm, so those aren't even his words if he has a PR firm."

Boston.com National News
Jan 24, 2019

'We still have a whole lot of problems around issues of equality and freedom and fairness'
"We still have a whole lot of problems around issues of equality and freedom and fairness, but people are prepared to fight, and I am prepared to join that fight, and, if necessary and if folks will have me, I'm prepared to help lead that fight," the newly declared 2020 presidential candidate and California senator said.

Boston.com National News
Jan 24, 2019

These are the best jobs right now, according to Glassdoor
Technology jobs again dominated Glassdoor's annual '50 Best Jobs in America' report.

Boston.com National News
Jan 23, 2019

Lawyer: No proof nurse raped Arizona patient who had baby
Phoenix police say a court-ordered DNA sample from a nurse who worked at long-term care facility matched a baby born to an incapacitated woman

Boston.com National News
Jan 23, 2019

Police: 5 fatally shot inside Florida bank, suspect arrested
Authorities say five people have been killed in a shooting at a Florida bank

Boston.com National News
Jan 23, 2019

'In hindsight, I wish we could have walked away and avoided the whole thing'
"My position is that I was not disrespectful to Mr. [Nathan] Phillips. I respect him. I'd like to talk to him. In hindsight, I wish we could have walked away and avoided the whole thing. But I can't say that I'm sorry for listening to him and standing there."

Boston.com National News
Jan 22, 2019

Who are the Black Israelites at the center of the viral standoff at the Lincoln Memorial?
In the initial media churn, they were nearly missed. But a small band of Hebrew Israelites, members of a historic but little-known American religious movement, may actually be at the center of a roiling controversy that has gripped the nation in recent days. It began with a now-viral video clip, filmed Friday at the Lincoln […]

Boston.com National News
Jan 22, 2019

A 12-year-old Illinois girl died in a snow fort collapse outside a church
Police are calling the death a "tragic accident."

Boston.com National News
Jan 22, 2019

Fox News host Bret Baier and his family survive 'major car crash'
"Don't take anything for granted," Baier tweeted after the crash.

Boston.com National News
Jan 22, 2019

Second skier dies in aftermath of New Mexico avalanche
Corey Borg-Massanari, 22, was one of two people pulled from the snow after the avalanche Thursday at Taos Ski Valley.

Boston.com National News
Jan 22, 2019

High court lets military implement transgender restrictions
The court split 5-4 in allowing the Trump administration to go ahead with its plan.

Boston.com National News
Jan 22, 2019

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez isn't impressed with Aaron Sorkin's advice to 'stop acting like young people'
Add Aaron Sorkin to the club of people treated to a clapback from Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. The "West Wing" creator landed on the New York Democrat's list when he appeared this weekend on Fareed Zakaria's CNN show, where he talked about the future of the Democratic Party. "I really like the new crop of young […]

Boston.com National News
Jan 21, 2019

Fuller picture emerges of viral video between Native American man and Catholic students
"I did smile at one point because I wanted him to know that I was not going to become angry, intimidated or be provoked into a larger confrontation."

Boston.com National News
Jan 20, 2019

Students seen mocking Native Americans could face expulsion
Students at a Kentucky Catholic school who were involved in a video showing them mocking Native Americans outside after a Washington rally could face expulsion

Boston.com National News
Jan 20, 2019

John Coughlin, figure skating champion, dies of apparent suicide after suspension
"My wonderful, strong, amazingly compassionate brother John Coughlin took his own life."

Boston.com National News
Jan 19, 2019

Here's the AP's look at what didn't happen this week
NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Boston.com National News
Jan 18, 2019

Bowdoin College president posts letter on graduate killed in Syria
37-year-old Jonathan R. Farmer graduated from the liberal arts college in 2003.

Boston.com National News
Jan 18, 2019

One of the 4 Americans killed in Syria this week was a 2003 Bowdoin College grad
Army Chief Warrant Officer 2 Jonathan R. Farmer, 37, attended the liberal arts college in Maine.

Boston.com National News
Jan 18, 2019

A victim of an avalanche at a New Mexico ski resort has died, official says
A 22-year-old man died and another man remains in critical condition after an avalanche at Taos Ski Valley on Thursday.

Boston.com National News
Jan 18, 2019

The Sackler family is known for its philanthropy. But it's now facing legal pressures for its ties to OxyContin.
The family is facing allegations that they downplayed the risks of the drug.

Boston.com National News
Jan 18, 2019

'She was just this big beautiful gentle giant'
"She was just this big beautiful gentle giant wanting to use our boat as a scratching post."

Boston.com National News
Jan 18, 2019

Congress to probe report that Trump directed Michael Cohen to lie
The report by BuzzFeed News, citing two unnamed law enforcement officials, says that President Donald Trump directed Cohen to lie to Congress.

Boston.com National News
Jan 17, 2019

'In my past, I said and believed things that were wrong'
"In my past, I said and believed things that were wrong, and worse, they were very hurtful to people in the LGBTQ community and to their loved ones," said the Hawaii congresswoman and recently declared 2020 presidential candidate, who noted that she also apologized "many years ago" for her past words.

Boston.com National News
Jan 17, 2019

A mistaken email was sent to an Arizona father. Now he's attending a stranger's bachelor party at a Vermont ski resort.
"It started as a joke and ended up being probably a good mistake."

Boston.com National News
Jan 17, 2019

Watch: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez makes her first House floor speech
"The truth of this shutdown is that it's actually not about a wall."

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