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Wednesday, Jan 17

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White House directed Bannon silence in House interview

The Boston Globe

WASHINGTON (AP) — Steve Bannon’s attorney relayed questions, in real time, to the White House during a House Intelligence Committee interview of the former Trump chief strategist, people familiar with the closed-door session told The…

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GE’s chief executive opens the door to breaking up the company

Could the sun finally be setting on the General Electric empire? Chief executive John Flannery Tuesday raised the prospect of ending GE’s long life as one of the world’s best-known industrial conglomerates by floating the idea of spinning…

Tuesday, Jan 16

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With unrest among Cavaliers, Isaiah Thomas is criticized

Andre Iguodala dunked in front of LeBron James and Kevin Love in Golden State's 118-108 win at Cleveland Monday night. Associated Press January 16, 2018. The Cavaliers lost their fourth straight game Monday night — 118-108 to rival Golden…

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‘Flu is everywhere in the US right now.’ And it could get worse

The Boston Globe

The influenza virus that’s sickened millions of Americans is already the most widespread outbreak since public health authorities began keeping track more than a dozen years ago. Now, with the threat of more strains emerging, it might get…

07

Refreshed 2019 Jeep Cherokee debuts at the Detroit auto show

Boston.com

The refreshed 2019 Jeep Cherokee made its debut at the Detroit auto show this week with a new look and a new turbocharged engine. The Cherokee was somewhat polarizing when the last generation debuted a few years ago. People either loved it…

05

Chinese carmaker may use Fiat Chrysler to enter US market

DETROIT — For years, as China emerged as the world’s largest producer of automobiles, American car companies have wondered when a Chinese manufacturer would try to enter the US market. Now they have an answer: 2019. At the Detroit auto…

04

Thousands threatened by volcanoes in two Pacific nations

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CANBERRA — Authorities in Papua New Guinea are removing thousands of people at risk of a volcanic eruption in the South Pacific Island nation's north, the government said Monday. In the Philippines, nearly 15,000 people fled from villages…

03

Dolores O'Riordan, 46, lead singer of the Cranberries

The Boston Globe

Ms. O'Riordan had a high and breathy voice. Four of her Irish rock band's albums reached the Billboard Top 20. By Christine Hauser New York Times January 15, 2018. NEW YORK — Dolores O'Riordan, the lead singer of the Irish rock band the…

Monday, Jan 15

16

Here’s how one worker set off 38 minutes of terror in Hawaii

The Boston Globe

The Trump administration Sunday pointed to the state of Hawaii for answers about a panic-inducing false alert of an incoming missile attack, an incident that raised broader questions about the national state of nuclear preparedness at a…

06

Hopes for DACA deal fade as lawmakers clash over whether Trump uttered slur

The Boston Globe

President Trump spoke to reporters Sunday at his Florida estate. Trump on DACA: “I don't think the Democrats want to make a deal . . . they don't want to help the DACA people.” By Mike DeBonis Washington Post January 14, 2018. WASHINGTON —…

Sunday, Jan 14

23

Finally, more drug trial results are being made public

The reporting of clinical trial results to a public database — mandated by a 10-year-old federal law — has improved sharply in the last two years, with universities and other nonprofit research centers leading the way, according to a STAT…

This was Tom Brady back at his death-by-a-thousand-paper-cuts best

Tom Brady was pumped after Brandon Bolden (38) scored in the third quarter. Matthew J. Lee/Globe Staff. January 13, 2018. FOXBOROUGH — Tom Brady is defying Father Time and the patriarch of the Patriots dynasty, Bill Belichick, who perhaps…

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UK party suspends leader’s girlfriend over Meghan Markle remarks

The Boston Globe

LONDON (AP) — The U.K. Independence Party has suspended the membership of the girlfriend of the party’s leader after she reportedly made racist remarks about Prince Harry’s fiancee, American actress Meghan Markle. In a statement, Jo Marney…

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Cold temperatures return, with possible snow in the forecast

The Boston Globe

After temperatures plunged nearly 30 degrees on Saturday, Sunday and Monday are expected to have highs in the 20s, according to a National Weather Service meteorologist. Sunday will be sunny, at least. Joe Dellicarpini said there is a…

Saturday, Jan 13

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After outcry, Mark Wahlberg donates $1.5 million film fee

The Boston Globe

NEW YORK — Following an outcry over a significant disparity in pay between co-stars, Mark Wahlberg agreed Saturday to donate the $1.5 million he earned for reshoots for ‘‘All the Money in the World’’ to the sexual misconduct defense…

Katie Couric breaks silence on Matt Lauer: ‘I had no idea’

The Boston Globe

Katie Couric, who was Matt Lauer’s ‘‘Today’’ co-host for several years, broke her silence Saturday on sexual misconduct allegations against him. Couric told People magazine: ‘‘I had no idea this was going on during my tenure or after I…

Chelsea Manning plans to run for US Senate in Maryland

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WASHINGTON — Chelsea Manning, the former Army private convicted of disclosing classified information, has filed to run for Senate in Maryland, according to federal election filings. Manning, who was found guilty of leaking more than 700…

Friday, Jan 12

23

How Facebook plans to change your mind

The Boston Globe

In an extraordinary blog post Thursday, CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced a plan to redesign Facebook in ways that will make its users happier, healthier, better human beings. By Hiawatha Bray Globe Staff January 12, 2018. Facebook founder…

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Senator Durbin, who was in the room with Trump, says president said 'racist' things

The Boston Globe

Trump also took issue with the idea that, while a lottery that benefits people from Africa and other nations would be ended, there could be another way for them to apply. The sources spoke on condition of anonymity because they weren't…

17

Tonya Harding dumped by agent for plan to fine journalists

Tonya Harding talks to Amy Robach for "Truth and Lies: The Tonya Harding Story" on ABC News. By Mark Shanahan Globe Staff January 12, 2018. Former Olympic figure skater Tonya Harding may not have changed her stripes after all. In the PR…

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Want that cash from the tax cut? Get ready to master the art of withholding

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Your paycheck is about to be reshaped by the recently passed Republican tax plan. And the changes are coming so quickly that your employer may not have all the information needed to avoid errors that could lead to a nasty shock come April…

03

How dangerous is the flu? We answer your questions about the dreaded winter illness

The Boston Globe

For Jenny Ching, a 51-year-old restaurant hostess from Needham, an apparent case of the flu led to pneumonia, and then a severe, rapidly spreading infection that claimed her life Jan. 5, her husband says. In Pennsylvania, 21-year-old…

Thursday, Jan 11

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Needham mother who died after flu diagnosis mourned by friends

The Boston Globe

NEEDHAM — Hundreds of mourners gathered at St. Joseph Church Thursday to pay their respects to Jenny Ching, a popular Needham mother who died last Friday, just days after being diagnosed with the flu. Ching, 51, was remembered as a devoted…

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Russia dismisses Democratic US Senate report as unfounded

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MOSCOW — The Kremlin on Thursday dismissed a new report by Senate Democrats describing Russian interference in the US and throughout Europe as unfounded and President Vladimir Putin accused the United States of ‘‘aggressive’’ overreaction.

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New tax guidelines rely on workers to double-check their paychecks

The Boston Globe

Millions of Americans will need to use a new Internal Revenue Service tool to ensure their new paychecks are accurate, Trump administration officials said Thursday as they issued guidelines for implementing the recently passed tax law. The…

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Famed conductor Dutoit faces new sex claims, including alleged rape

SAN FRANCISCO — Several more women have stepped forward to accuse prominent conductor Charles Dutoit of sexually assaulting them in the United States, France, and Canada, including a musician who says the maestro raped her in 1988. The…

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Patriots present and accounted for at Thursday's practice

Mike Gillislee was on had at Thursday's practice for the Patriots.Matthew J. Lee/Globe Staff file. By Jim McBrideGlobe Staff. January 11, 2018. FOXBOROUGH – The Patriots checked in with 100 percent attendance at practice Thursday afternoon…

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Why Michelle Williams deserves a payday do-over

The Boston Globe

It’s more than shameful that Michelle Williams was paid less than 1 percent of what Mark Wahlberg made for reshooting “All the Money in the World.” It’s business as usual. Wahlberg got $1.5 million, Williams less than $1,000. The story is…

Wednesday, Jan 10

23

Woods Hole scientists took close look at largest underwater volcanic eruption in 100 years

The Boston Globe

A 3D topographic map of the Havre volcano crater based on data collected by Sentry. Areas of new eruption are shown in red. The brightest area is the largest of the new lava domes that was produced. By Martin Finucane Globe Staff January…

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ICE agents descend on dozens of 7-Eleven stores in pre-dawn hours

The Boston Globe

LOS ANGELES — U.S. immigration agents descended on dozens of 7-Eleven stores before dawn Wednesday to open employment audits and interview workers in what officials described as the largest operation against an employer under Donald…