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Monday, Aug 21

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Did President Trump just stare directly at the solar eclipse without glasses?

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Did President Trump throw caution to the wind and look at the solar eclipse without special protective glasses? Shortly after Monday's eclipse, photos of the president appearing to stare up at the sun from a White House balcony circulated…

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Why you shouldn't even peek at the eclipse without proper eye protection

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Bostonians will get a chance to witness a partial solar eclipse Monday afternoon, but experts are warning anyone tempted to take even a quick peek at the phenomenon that they must protect their eyes.

Sunday, Aug 20

02

Here’s what happened at the ‘free speech’ rally and counter-protests on Boston Common

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Update 7:15 p.m.: John Medlar, who says he is an organizer for Boston Free Speech, thanked and updated supporters in a series of Facebook posts, where he blamed Mayor Marty Walsh for the “free speech” rally’s low turnout. Medlar also…

Saturday, Aug 19

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100 things to do in Rhode Island

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... • • •. 1. Take the ferry to Block Island Explore the island's Mohegan Bluffs, Mansion Beach, and Corn Neck Road. They all helped it earn the nickname “Bermuda of the north.” (Board at 304 Great Island Road, Narragansett). 2. Visit the…

Moreland delivers to help Red Sox beat Yankees 9-6

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BOSTON (AP) — Nineteen batters. Six pitchers. One hour, 5 minutes. Eight runs. Two lead changes. And when the seventh inning was over on Friday night, the Boston Red Sox were back in front and on their way to a 9-6 victory over New York…

Friday, Aug 18

05

Lawsuit: Poland Spring Water is committing 'colossal fraud'

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A lawsuit claims that Poland Spring Water is deceiving consumers with evergreen labels that say their bottle contains “100 percent natural spring water” that hails from Maine. The class-action lawsuit filed Tuesday in federal court in…

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Secret Service looking into Missouri lawmaker's Trump post

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The US Secret Service says it is ''looking into the comments'' that a Missouri legislator posted on Facebook that she hoped President Donald Trump would be assassinated. Democratic state Sen. Marie Chappelle-Nadal…

Thursday, Aug 17

23

Warrants issued for NH white supremacist

The Boston Globe

A white supremacist from Keene, N.H., who was prominently featured in a recent Vice News documentary about the violence in Charlottesville, is wanted for arrest on charges in Virginia, according to authorities. Christopher Cantwell, who is…

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Vice Media’s immersive Charlottesville report gets traction

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NEW YORK (AP) — For all the words flowing since last weekend in Charlottesville, the most striking television reporting has been Vice Media’s insider account of the white nationalist movement and what it has wrought. Correspondent Elle…

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'Wow': Stunned TV hosts reacted in real time to Trump's Charlottesville remarks

“What I just saw,” a visibly stunned Chuck Todd said on MSNBC, “gave me the wrong kind of chills. Honestly, I'm a bit shaken by what I just heard.” “I'm still in the phase where I'm wondering if it was actually real life,” said the Fox…

Wednesday, Aug 16

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Vice's in-depth Charlottesville video is a horrifying look at hatred

The Boston Globe

If you've got room in your brain and your heart for a return to Charlottesville, I highly recommend the “Vice News Tonight” feature on the weekend's events. The 22-minute piece (available at news.vice.com or on YouTube), “Charlottesville:…

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If you work for Donald Trump, what’s your red line?

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If you work for President Trump, what’s your red line? When do his words and actions become so chilling and outrageous that you have no choice but to walk away? Trump went rogue during Tuesday’s press conference, but not rogue enough for…

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Former presidents George HW and George W. Bush speak out after Trump comments

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Former presidents George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush issued a rare public statement condemning racism on Wednesday morning in the wake of President Trump's reversal on the violence in Charlottesville. “America must always reject racial…

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An eclipse chaser's guide to your first eclipse

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The United States has not seen a total solar eclipse sail from sea to shining sea in nearly a century. That means that Monday, when the moon engulfs the sun in the sky, a new generation will experience a celestial extravaganza unlike…

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Disgust, condemnation after Trump comments on Va. violence

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NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump defiantly blamed ‘‘both sides’’ for the weekend violence between white supremacists and counter-demonstrators in Virginia, seeking to rebuff the widespread criticism of his handling of the emotionally…

Tuesday, Aug 15

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Trump hits back at the CEOs who quit his manufacturing panel

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WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Tuesday ripped into the four business leaders who resigned from his White House jobs panel — the latest sign that corporate America’s romance with Trump is faltering — after his equivocal response to…

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Jimmy Fallon had a somber response Trump’s Charlottesville comments

The Boston Globe

President Donald Trump has attacked a long list of people and groups, late-night comedians noted Monday in the aftermath of deadly weekend violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. Yet it took him two days to condemn the Ku Klux Klan, neo…

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Holocaust Memorial in Boston damaged for second time this summer

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For the second time this summer, the New England Holocaust Memorial in Boston was vandalized Monday, when a 17-year-old allegedly threw a rock through one of the glass panels, shattering it. The male teenager was quickly tackled by two…

Holocaust Memorial in Boston damaged for second time this summer

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The New England Holocaust Memorial in Boston has been damaged for the second time this summer. A photograph from a Globe reporter at the scene showed the glass paneling on a piece of the memorial smashed. Boston police officers were also…

Monday, Aug 14

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Trump again publicly tells CNN's Acosta: 'You're fake news'

The antagonism between President Trump and CNN reporter Jim Acosta continues. After Trump signed a memorandum calling for a trade investigation of China on Monday, Acosta asked Trump, “Mr. President, can you explain why you did not condemn…

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Arguable: If the Daily Stormer is blessing you, you’re doing something very wrong

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Does it really matter that Donald Trump wouldn’t specifically condemn the neo-Nazis and white supremacists whose rally on Saturday in Charlottesville, Va., turned violent and led to the death of a woman when a driver rammed his car into a…

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In letter, father denounces son who marched with white supremacists

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When we asked other #UniteTheRight attendees about their 'white genocide' claims, some of them responded violently pic.twitter.com/erxgZ3aFG1. — Unicorn Riot (@UR_Ninja) August 12, 2017. The father of a man identified as taking part in…

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Would you rather have Aaron Judge or Andrew Benintendi?

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Welcome to Boston.com's Sports Q, our daily conversation, initiated by you and moderated by Chad Finn, about a compelling topic in Boston sports. Here's how it works: You submit questions to Chad through Twitter, Facebook, email, his…

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Is Donald Trump stubborn, stupid, or simply racist?

In America, there are a mere handful of groups that politicians can criticize with relative impunity — members of the Islamic State, Communists, and of course Nazis. Yesterday, however, after neo-Nazi groups marched in Charlottesville, Va.…

Sunday, Aug 13

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Security, CIA officials say confrontation with North Korea is not imminent

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WASHINGTON — Senior U.S. national security officials said Sunday that a military confrontation with North Korea’s is not imminent, but they cautioned that the possibility of war is greater than it was a decade ago. CIA Director Mike Pompeo…

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Clear skies on Sunday night could offer a chance to see Perseid meteor shower

For those who missed Saturday night's meteor showers, which disappeared behind clouds, there is good news. “Even though the peak of the meteor shower was yesterday, still could see some shooting stars tonight,” Boston's National Weather…

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White House scrambles to explain Trump’s response

The Boston Globe

BEDMINSTER, N.J. — The White House scrambled Sunday to elaborate on President Donald Trump’s response to deadly, race-fueled clashes in Charlottesville, Virginia, as he came under bipartisan scolding for not clearly condemning white…

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Robert Mueller needs bulletproof protection

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Congress is considering new legislation to protect special counsel Robert Mueller, but what it needs to do sooner or later is set a red line for President Trump: If the president fires Mueller or sabotages his investigation, he’ll be…

06

A presidency built on racial divisions

The Boston Globe

Racial violence that gripped Charlottesville, Va., causing the governor to declare a state of emergency represents a case of what Malcolm X famously characterized as “chickens coming home to roost.” President Donald Trump's bluntly facile…

Saturday, Aug 12

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President Trump condemns Charlottesville violence

The Boston Globe

President Donald Trump on Saturday condemned the violence resulting from a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va., tweeting that “there is no place for this kind of violence.” We ALL must be united & condemn all that hate stands…