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Boston malpractice lawyer now finds himself a victim

For decades, Michael E. Mone has been a go-to lawyer in Boston for patients who believe their medical care was botched. In 1980, he won a landmark state court ruling that allows people to sue physicians for malpractice even when medical…

Saturday, Feb 17

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Police: Man crashed while high on PCP, blamed dead passenger

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STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man has been accused of crashing his car while high on PCP and falsely claiming it was being driven by his passenger, who died in the wreck. The Stamford Advocate reports Bridgeport resident Donell…

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Here’s the AP’s look at what didn’t happen this week

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A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue headlines of the week. None of these stories is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out; here are the real facts: NOT…

Friday, Feb 16

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People call Lindsey Vonn the world's greatest skier. Does she need the Olympics?

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LOS ANGELES — About 100 days after her 17th birthday, Lindsey Kildow charged out of the gate in her first race at the 2002 Salt Lake City Winter Olympics to a startling top 10 finish. At the time, the U.S. women's ski team was in disarray.…

Thursday, Feb 15

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Mookie Betts: Red Sox 'could have had more fun through the rough times' last season

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Fresh off winning his arbitration case, Mookie Betts cleared the air on what he called “tension in the locker room” last season. Speaking to the media in Fort Myers, Fla., the Red Sox right fielder acknowledged that he was disappointed by…

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Isaiah Thomas says Rajon Rondo hit him 3 times and brought up his Celtics tribute video

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Paul Pierce’s No. 34 was retired at the TD Garden Sunday, but the pre-ceremony drama has persisted between two former Celtics guards. Rajon Rondo and Isaiah Thomas were both ejected in the closing seconds of the first quarter during…

Wednesday, Feb 14

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Warren addresses claims of Native American heritage

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WASHINGTON — Senator Elizabeth Warren made a surprise appearance at the National Congress of American Indians Wednesday, forcefully denouncing President Trump’s use of the name “Pocahontas” to deride her and defending her claims of Native…

Read the text of Elizabeth Warren's speech to Native American group

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Want to know what's happening first? Sign up for the Globe's breaking news alerts, delivered via Facebook messenger. Read the prepared text of the speech Senator Elizabeth Warren gave to Native Americans on Wednesday. Thank you for having…

Tuesday, Feb 13

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Morning sports update: Former NFL official says Eagles used illegal formation on trick play

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Red Sox pitchers and catchers officially report to spring training today, while the Bruins prepare to host the Calgary Flames at TD Garden on Tuesday night. Here's a look at a few other stories: Mike Pereira says Eagles' use of illegal…

Monday, Feb 12

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Man suspected of killing girlfriend and stabbing parents was recently hospitalized, records say

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MILFORD — Two days after checking himself out of a psychiatric hospital, a 24-year-old Needham man stabbed his girlfriend to death and then continued his rampage at a restaurant, where he attacked his mother and father and shouted, “I'm…

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Boston police take down tweet honoring Red Auerbach for Black History Month

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Boston police apologized early Monday morning for a post from their Twitter account Sunday paying tribute to former Celtics coach and president Red Auerbach in honor of Black History Month. BPD realizes that an earlier tweet may have…

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Here's what state health and hospital officials are saying about the flu in Massachusetts

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There's no doubt about it — Massachusetts is experiencing a bad flu season. According to the latest flu report from the state's Department of Public Health, the Bay State has seen 8,152 laboratory-confirmed cases of influenza so far in the…

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Seven things to know about Harvard's next president

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It turns out that to find the next person to serve as Harvard University's president, all the school's search committee had to do was look around the room. Harvard trustees announced Sunday afternoon that lawyer, economist, and former…

Sunday, Feb 11

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Harvard University names Lawrence Bacow as new president

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BOSTON (AP) — Harvard University has named Lawrence Bacow its 29th president. Bacow is the former president of Tufts University and a leader-in-residence at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. LIVE. 1.1K. share. 377. Harvard…

Lawrence Bacow, former Tufts president, will be new Harvard University president

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Lawrence S. Bacow, the lawyer, economist, and former longtime president of Tufts University, will be the next president of Harvard University, the university trustees will announce on Sunday. The choice ends a months-long search for a…

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Eagles lineman says Patriots are 'fear-based organization'

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The aftermath of Super Bowl LII has brought out the true feelings of Eagles players about the Patriots. This was underlined by quotes recently made by Lane Johnson. The 27-year-old Eagles offensive lineman discussed the “Patriot Way” on an…

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What to look for in Olympic speed skating

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PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — Retired speed skater Apolo Ohno is the most decorated US Winter Olympian of all time. Although his last Winter Games was 2010 in Vancouver, he will watch these PyeongChang Olympics with a close eye as athletes…

Saturday, Feb 10

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Questions abound regarding the future of Steve Wynn’s empire

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As the chief architect of modern Las Vegas, and a visionary who did not understand the meaning of subdued, Steve Wynn spent more than three decades luring visitors to the Strip with his opulent hotels, fantasy-filled casinos, fine dining…

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WEEI suspends Christian Fauria for mocking agent Don Yee

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WEEI has suspended host Christian Fauria for five days for mocking Don Yee, the agent for Tom Brady and Jimmy Garoppolo, by using a racially stereotyped Asian accent on Friday's program. Earlier today during his show, Christian Fauria…

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Oxford comma dispute is settled as Maine drivers get $5 million

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Ending a case that electrified punctuation pedants, grammar goons and comma connoisseurs, Oakhurst Dairy settled an overtime dispute with its drivers that hinged entirely on the lack of an Oxford comma in state law. The dairy company in…

Friday, Feb 9

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With extraordinary political theater, Winter Olympics begin

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Sign up for Olympics Headlines. Get the Boston Globe's most recent Olympics Headlines delivered direct to your inbox every morning. PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — In an extraordinary show of unexpected unity, North and South Korea sat…

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Gotham Chopra gives an update on the last chapter of 'Tom vs. Time'

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The sixth episode of “Tom vs. Time” is going to be a little different than expected. Series director Gotham Chopra teased the next chapter on Facebook Friday afternoon, sharing that the production team changed gears a bit after the…

Uber to pay $245 million to settle Waymo's theft allegations

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Uber is paying $245 million to Google's self-driving car spinoff to end a legal brawl that aired out allegations of a sinister scheme that tore apart the once-friendly companies. The surprise settlement announced…

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Trump signs bipartisan bill to end brief shutdown

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Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell headed to the Senate floor after meeting with Republicans in his office at the Capitol on Thursday. By Andrew Taylor Associated Press February 09, 2018. Want to know what's happening first? Sign up…

Herald columnist's scoop on Tom Brady turns out to be a hoax

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A Boston Herald reporter's purported scoop regarding Tom Brady's contract situation has turned out to be a hoax. Columnist Ron Borges reported in Friday's edition of the Herald that Brady intended to hold out of Patriots offseason and…

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Here are all the interesting things that happened at the Eagles parade today

Sure, New England might still be disappointed the Patriots didn't take home a Vince Lombardi trophy Sunday. But that doesn't mean it hasn't been fun to watch Philadelphia revel in its first-ever Super Bowl win. Hundreds of thousands of…

Thursday, Feb 8

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Omarosa talks President Trump on 'Celebrity Big Brother'

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Omarosa Manigault, former White House Director of Communications for the Office of Public Liaison, waited to hear President Trump speak on combatting drug demand and the opioid crisis at the the White House. By Helena Andrews-Dyer The…

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How to know when a child's flu turns serious

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The standard prescription for flu is to stay home and rest, drink plenty of fluids, and keep pain and fever under control with over-the-counter drugs like acetaminophen. But this flu season has been a particularly scary one for parents. At…

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Trouble keeping up? Here’s a timeline of the big Patriots news since the Super Bowl

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The Patriots offseason is less than a week old and has already witnessed more drama than Bill Belichick’s team usually experiences in an entire year. In the wake of Super Bowl LII, an offseason of uncertainty is already underway. Major…

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Cavaliers overhaul roster with stunning trades

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CLEVELAND (AP) — With their NBA title hopes fading fast, the Cavaliers got aggressive at the trading deadline. They swapped teams. Cleveland completely changed its look — and perhaps its chances of winning a championship this season — on…