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Thursday, Feb 22


Amy Poehler, Nick Offerman take swipe at NRA

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Nick Offerman and Amy Poehler, no fans of the National Rifle Association, were especially angered over the group's response to the recent fatal mass shootings at a Florida high school. By Sophie Cannon Globe Correspondent February 22, 2018…

Tuesday, Feb 20


Dropkick Murphys, Magic Hat create a beer for the barroom

There's an Iron Maiden beer, made in collaboration with the British metal act, and a Stone IPA brewed with members of Alice Cooper and the String Cheese Incident. The Colorado brewery New Belgium recently came together with the Maryland…


From the Bar: Get playful around the Campfire

Whew, bet you're glad that's over. But while the pomp and pressure of Valentine's Day may be behind us, the beer-drenched shadow of St. Patrick's Day looming in the none-too-distant weeks is enough to make you curl up on your couch and…

Tuesday, Feb 6

Cambridge native Rachel Morrison celebrated at Oscar nominee event

Rachel Morrison poses for a portrait at the 90th Academy Awards Nominees Luncheon at The Beverly Hilton hotel on Monday in Beverly Hills, Calif. By Hayley Kaufman Globe Staff February 06, 2018. The Oscars are approaching, which means the…

Monday, Feb 5


'Daddy won five times. They never won before' — Gisele teaches kids about sportsmanship

It was a tough loss for her husband, the team, and all of Patriots Nation, but Gisele Bundchen kept it positive post-Super Bowl, congratulating the Eagles for their big win and showing her kids what good sportsmanship looks like. On Monday…

Friday, Jan 26


Vanity Fair regrets extra limbs for Oprah, Reese Witherspoon

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NEW YORK (AP) — Social media sleuths wasted no time Friday calling out Vanity Fair magazine for digital manipulation of its annual Hollywood issue cover. The image, to some anyway, lent Reese Witherspoon a third leg and Oprah Winfrey an…

Tuesday, Jan 23


Bird sightings on Cape Cod

Recent bird sightings on Cape Cod (as of Jan. 16) as reported to the Massachusetts Audubon Society. A greater white-fronted goose was at the athletic fields on Winslow Street in Provincetown. Three snow geese continued at First Encounter…

Friday, Jan 19


Ousted Trump adviser Omarosa signs with Mass. speakers firm

WASHINGTON — Omarosa Manigault Newman, the controversial former assistant to President Trump, is about to hit the speaking circuit. Newman has signed up to be represented by a Massachusetts-based speakers firm after her recent high-profile…

Tuesday, Jan 16


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

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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…

Friday, Jan 12


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…

Monday, Jan 8


Golden Globes attendees make an all-black fashion statement

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Michelle Williams and Tarana Burke Many nominated actresses are accompanied at the Golden Globes Sunday by activists in the #MeToo movement. Tarana Burke created the Me Too movement years ago as a way of making clear how widespread…

Wednesday, Jan 3


Where are you most likely to pick up germs?

Cold and flu season has begun in earnest. How can you protect yourself as well as short-circuit the chain of infection between you and your friends and family? Most of us cringe when strangers cough or sneeze near us in public. But hands…

Tuesday, Jan 2


Hollywood women launch Time's Up anti-harassment coalition

Eva Longoria is among hundreds of Hollywood women who have formed the Time's Up coalition. January 02, 2018. Reese Witherspoon, Shonda Rhimes, Eva Longoria, and Jennifer Aniston are among hundreds of Hollywood women who have formed an anti…

Monday, Jan 1


Maria Menounos had a surprise New Year's Eve wedding — and Steve Harvey officiated

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Medford native and television star Maria Menounos and fiance Keven Undergaro made it a New Year's Eve to remember with a surprise televised Times Square wedding officiated by Steve Harvey. “Omg! I can't believe we are finally getting…

Thursday, Dec 21


Petition seeks removal of Matt Damon’s cameo in ‘Ocean’s 8’

Matt Damon’s comments related to sexual harassment in Hollywood are renewing a call for the actor to be scrubbed from the forthcoming “Ocean’s 8” film. The petition, posted at thepetitionsite.com, alleges Damon “not only ignored but…

Monday, Dec 18


Aly Raisman, other athletes dine in the Seaport

Local Olympian Aly Raisman was spotted at the Empire Asian Restaurant and Lounge in the Seaport District Thursday night dining with a fellow athlete. The gymnast dined on spicy tuna rolls, dragon rolls, Empire house maki, and sashimi rolls…

Tuesday, Dec 12


Mario Batali steps away from food empire amid sexual harassment allegations

At the end of October, celebrity chef Mario Batali participated in a video with the magazine Fast Company on fighting sexual harassment. “You need a complete workplace free of fear that harbors an excellent feeling of the potential for…

Monday, Nov 27


Prince Harry, Meghan Markle announce engagement

LONDON (AP) — Prince Harry, fifth in line for the British throne, will marry American actress Meghan Markle in the spring, palace officials announced Monday, confirming months of rumors. Markle, a humanitarian campaigner and lifestyle…

Friday, Nov 10


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…

Wednesday, Oct 18


George Saunders wins the Man Booker Prize


George Saunders’ surreal, experimental first novel, “Lincoln in the Bardo,” won the Man Booker Prize on Tuesday, marking the second year in a row that the prize has gone to an American author. The novel unfolds in a cemetery in 1862, where…

Friday, Oct 6


Big Baby to Cam Newton: Maybe try high heels

Jonathan Wiggs/Globe staff/file. Glen “Big Baby” Davis at Celtics practice in 2011. Former Celtics forward Glen “Big Baby” Davis has a novel idea for Cam Newton. If the Panthers quarterback really wants to make it right with women after…

Tuesday, Sep 26


Jonathan Rhys Meyers and wife are all smiles at Boston Film Festival

Stephen Ryerson/BFF 2017. Mara Lane and Jonathan Rhys Meyers at the Boston Film Festival. Irish actor Jonathan Rhys Meyers made a rare appearance on a red carpet over the weekend, attending the Boston Film Festival to promote his latest,…

Friday, Aug 25


Former 'Shark Tank' judge offers advice to Chicopee lottery winner

Before we knew that Mavis Wanczyk, the 53-year-old woman from right down the road in Chicopee, was the lucky winner of the $758.7 million Powerball jackpot, we spoke to Kevin Harrington, one of the original judges on the TV show “Shark…

Sunday, Aug 20

For Taylor Swift, a blank space on social media

What, pray tell, is pop star-sometime Rhode Island resident Taylor Swift up to? The “Blank Space” singer has left a literal blank space across social media platforms, wiping her Internet presence clean for reasons unknown. Her Instagram,…

Tuesday, Aug 15


Obama's tweet becomes second-most liked

Why didn't I think of that? That's what President Trump may be wondering after his predecessor's post-Charlottesville tweet became the second-most “liked” tweet in the history of Twitter. Advertisement. To refresh, while Trump remained…

Tuesday, Aug 8


Why there was no real winner on last night's finale of 'The Bachelorette'

Warning: Spoilers ahead. We always knew Miami chiropractor Bryan Abasolo was going to win Rachel Lindsay's season of “The Bachelorette.” We just didn't know it was going to feel this unsatisfying for everyone involved. At the final three…

Friday, Aug 4


Fomer Patriots QB Jim Plunkett: 'My life sucks'

Tom Brady celebrated his 40th birthday the other day, and a lot of people said the Patriots quarterback still moves like a much younger man. Not so with former Pats QB Jim Plunkett, who suffers from chronic and debilitating pain these days…

Thursday, Aug 3


Alfred Angelo finally tells its customers their dresses aren't coming

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Nearly three weeks after filing for bankruptcy, the Alfred Angelo bridal company has told its customers the news they knew was likely coming: The brides won't be getting their dresses after all. In a message posted to the company's website…

Monday, Jul 31


'13 Reasons' might have triggered suicide searches online

CHICAGO — A popular TV series about a teen's suicide may have prompted a surge in online searches for suicide, including how to do it. That's according to a new study about the show ''13 Reasons Why.'' Advertisement. Netflix released all…

Friday, Jul 28


Car enthusiasts: Tesla's much-anticipated Model 3 is finally here

After months of anticipation and quite a bit of fanfare, deliveries of Tesla's much-anticipated new Model 3 electric car are set to begin Friday night. The company will be holding a special launch event at its Fremont, CA, factory, where…