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Puppies rescued from Puerto Rico may be infected

The Boston Globe

Puppies rescued from hurricane-devastated Puerto Rico looked like they were on the way to a healthy new life in northern New England. But ten puppies brought to New Hampshire and Vermont on Nov. 9 have potentially been infected with a…

Saturday, Nov 18

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Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas apologizes for saying women should ‘dress modestly’

The Boston Globe

Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas apologized on Twitter Friday night after writing that women have a responsibility “to dress modestly and be classy” in response to teammate Aly Raisman’s call for sexual assault victim shaming to end. Raisman,…

Friday, Nov 17

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A new role for first responders: providing in-home health care

The Boston Globe

AMBRIDGE, Mass. — Dedalo Sousa, an 85-year-old with type 2 diabetes, has seen the inside of a hospital more times than he can remember. He has a regular doctor. But sometimes, “when he gets scary things, we don’t want to wait for his…

Thursday, Nov 16

Pentagon accidentally retweets post urging Trump to resign

The Boston Globe

WASHINGTON — Oops! The Pentagon says it accidentally retweeted a tweet that urged President Donald Trump to resign. Without mentioning the content of the original tweet, a Pentagon spokesman, Col. Rob Manning, said it ''would not be…

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Menendez’s bribery case ends in mistrial after jury is deadlocked

The Boston Globe

NEWARK, N.J. — The federal bribery trial of Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez ended in a mistrial Thursday when the jury said it was hopelessly deadlocked on all charges against the New Jersey politician and a wealthy donor. Prosecutors can…

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Zimbabwe is calm but tense as Mugabe is urged to go peacefully

The Boston Globe

HARARE, Zimbabwe — People across Zimbabwe are starting another day of uncertainty amid quiet talks to resolve the country’s political turmoil and the likely end of President Robert Mugabe’s decades-long rule. Mugabe has been in military…

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Man rips army vets, MS and cancer patients during City Hall medical marijuana dispensary hearing

The Boston Globe

Tuesday's Zoning Board of Appeals hearing for a medical marijuana dispensary on Newbury Street in the Back Bay started innocuously enough. Mike Ross, the attorney for Compassionate Organics, the group behind the proposal, made brief…

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The man running against Roy Moore is pitching a New South in Alabama

Boston.com

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Doug Jones already has a place in Alabama’s layered and, at times, traumatic history. His name appears in the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute for prosecuting two members of the Ku Klux Klan who murdered four black…

Wednesday, Nov 15

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‘Why do you think they’re giving me this trouble?’ Moore asks Alabama church audience

The Boston Globe

WASHINGTON — Washington Republicans tightened pressure Tuesday on Alabama’s GOP to keep a defiant Roy Moore from being elected to the Senate next month, with many voicing hope that President Donald Trump could use his clout to resolve a…

UMass Amherst student diagnosed with meningitis

The Boston Globe

University of Massachusetts Amherst officials say a student on campus has been diagnosed with meningitis weeks after another student fell ill with a related illness and are suggesting students consider an additional vaccination as a…

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Republican National Committee cuts fundraising ties to Roy Moore

The Boston Globe

The Republican National Committee has severed its fundraising ties to Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore. A Federal Election Commission filing late Tuesday shows that the national party is no longer part of the effort to raise money for…

Tuesday, Nov 14

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GOP eyes tax bill to repeal Obamacare’s individual mandate

The Boston Globe

The No. 2 Senate Republican says the GOP is intent on repealing the individual mandate requirement under Obamacare as part of the tax bill. Sen. John Cornyn of Texas told reporters on Tuesday: ‘‘We’re going to repeal the tax on poor…

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Mass. governor aims to expand battle against opioid addiction

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Governor Charlie Baker proposed Tuesday a sweeping package intended to boost the state’s battle against opioid addiction, including an effort to ensure higher-quality addiction treatment and a new provision allowing doctors to commit…

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Boston lands No. 2 spot in new WSJ ranking for Amazon headquarters

Boston is the second-most-likely city, behind Dallas, to land Amazon’s hotly pursued “second headquarters,” according to a new analysis conducted by the Wall Street Journal. They ranked 11 cities — and Amazon’s hometown of Seattle — based…

Monday, Nov 13

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Scientists warn Earth is on the road to ruin

The Boston Globe

NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center. This is our only home and we shouldn't ruin it, thousands of scientists say. More than 15,000 scientists from 184 countries worldwide, including scores from Massachusetts universities, have signed a letter…

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Photos: Trump seems briefly baffled by cross-body handshake in the Philippines

The Boston Globe

President Donald Trump joined hands with other world leaders at the opening ceremonies of the Association for Southeast Asian Nations conference in Manila. President Donald Trump is winding down his lengthy Asia trip with trio of meetings…

Sunday, Nov 12

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Roy Moore should step aside over sex allegations, GOP senator says

The Boston Globe

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Sen. Pat Toomey says Alabama GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore should drop out of the race following allegations he had sexual contact with a 14-year-old girl decades ago. Speaking on NBC, Toomey says because the …

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Vanu Bose, noted figure with MIT and cellular pioneer, dies at 52

Born into one of Greater Boston’s most prominent technology families, Vanu Bose became an entrepreneur in his own right, founding a company that uses cellular base stations to help provide wireless infrastructure globally, including in…

Friday, Nov 10

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Ivanka Trump was in Maine Friday to pitch the GOP tax plan

Boston.com

BIDDEFORD, Maine — Ivanka Trump said Friday a tax bill that has faced heavy criticism from Democrats is a key to the president’s goals of growing the economy and helping the middle class. The tax plan is about ‘‘supporting American…

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Mitt Romney calls on Roy Moore to step aside from Ala. race

Boston.com

Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is calling for US Senate candidate Roy Moore to step down from the race in Alabama in the wake of a Washington Post report that detailed an allegation that Moore initiated sexual contact…

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Trump tours Asia

The Boston Globe

US President Donald Trump travels to five countries on an 12-day trip in Asia, his longest overseas journey as president.

Study suggests extending breast cancer treatment might reduce recurrence

Extending hormone therapy treatment for breast cancer patients past the typical five years could reduce the likelihood of recurrence, according to a New England Journal of Medicine report published Thursday. Scientists analyzed nearly 63…

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In wake of allegations, Louis C.K. film will not be released

The Boston Globe

NEW YORK - The sex harassment scandal roiling Hollywood tanked the planned release of another film, comedian Louis C.K.’s “I Love You, Daddy.” The decision to cancel the release came a day after the comedian was accused of sexual…

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Taylor Swift reckons with her 'Reputation'

There is no middle ground with Taylor Swift. On one side, you have the diehard fans for whom Swift is something between a wise older sister and a benevolent god, along with the smitten music writers who praise her for taking singer…

Thursday, Nov 9

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Patriots reportedly claim Martellus Bennett off waivers

The Boston Globe

According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, the Patriots claimed tight end Martellus Bennett off waivers late Thursday afternoon. Bennett had been released by the Green Bay Packers on Wednesday for “failure to disclose a physical condition.” The 30…

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Mass. Senate will tackle health care bill today

Boston.com

The Massachusetts Senate on Thursday will consider a wide-ranging health care bill that seeks to control the rising costs of medical care and prescription drugs. The legislation sets a new benchmark for hospital spending and requires…

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Lin-Manuel Miranda to return to ‘Hamilton’ role in Puerto Rico

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Two hundred and forty-five years ago, a young Alexander Hamilton made his way from the Caribbean to New York to start a new life. Now “Hamilton,” the hit musical about that life, is making its way to the Caribbean. The production announced…

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Diplomatic niceties for Trump in Beijing before tough talks

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BEIJING — President Trump nodded appreciatively as China's Xi Jinping showcased a centuries-old temple in Beijing's Forbidden City. He clapped along as the two leaders watched a Chinese children's opera. And the pair shared a traditional…

Wednesday, Nov 8

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Air Force error exposes data gaps on guns

The Boston Globe

As the horrific details of Devin Kelley's record of domestic violence emerged, the Republican governor of Texas, Greg Abbott, spoke for all of us when he asked, incredulously: “By all of the facts that we seem to know, he was not supposed…

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North Korea and trade on Trump’s agenda in Beijing

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BEIJING — President Trump arrived in China on Wednesday, primed to ask his host, President Xi Jinping, to step up Chinese pressure on North Korea over its nuclear and ballistic missile programs. But Trump’s latest foray into personal…