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Saturday, Apr 21

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Mitch Moreland hits a grand slam, Red Sox top A's for 8th straight win

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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Even with slugger J.D. Martinez getting a rare day off, the Boston Red Sox had more than enough power in their lineup to keep the best start in franchise history going. Mitch Moreland hit a grand slam, Jackie Bradley…

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This is how it feels to be a millionaire and still feel broke

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WASHINGTON — I met the woman after speaking at a recent Bible study at my church. My pastor, John K. Jenkins Sr., has been doing a series of study sessions on personal finances. On this night, we were teaching together about getting out of…

Friday, Apr 20

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Kevin Cullen placed on administrative leave

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The integrity of each of our journalists is fundamental to our organization. In light of questions that have publicly surfaced, Kevin Cullen has been placed on paid administrative leave while a thorough examination, involving a third party…

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What is it like to live in Coolidge Corner?

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If you've spent any time in Brookline, chances are you've spent it in Coolidge Corner. The business district at Beacon and Harvard streets is among the best-known destinations in Greater Boston, with institutions including the iconic…

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Democratic Party sues Russia, Trump campaign, and Wikileaks, claiming conspiracy in 2016 election

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The Democratic National Committee filed a multimillion-dollar lawsuit Friday against the Russian government, the Trump campaign and the WikiLeaks organization alleging a far-reaching conspiracy to disrupt the 2016 campaign and tilt the…

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Morning sports update: Former NFL player sells Mickey Mantle rookie card for near-record $2.88 million

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Tuukka Rask made 31 saves for Boston as the Bruins beat the Maple Leafs 3-1 to take a 3-1 lead in the series. Mookie Betts and Andrew Benintendi both homered in the Red Sox' 8-2 win over the Angels in Anaheim. Former NFL player sells…

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Natalie Portman’s snub of ‘Jewish Nobel’ triggers Israel backlash

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JERUSALEM (AP) — U.S. actress Natalie Portman’s decision to snub a June ceremony in Israel where she was to have received a prize dubbed the “Jewish Nobel” triggered an angry backlash Friday from some Israeli politicians, including the…

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Bruins say Patrice Bergeron’s status for Game 5 a game-day decision

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BOSTON (AP) — Boston Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy says he will decide on Saturday whether forward Patrice Bergeron plays in Game 5 of the playoff against Toronto that night. Bergeron missed Game 4 on Thursday with an undisclosed injury. He…

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Mookie Betts, Andrew Benintendi lead sizzling Red Sox past Angels, 8-2

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — With a homer-happy lineup and a lights-out pitching staff, the Boston Red Sox have been mowing down their opposition since the day after opening day. Shohei Ohtani and the Los Angeles Angels were the latest…

Thursday, Apr 19

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Syracuse fraternity suspended for 'extremely racist' video

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Syracuse University suspended an engineering fraternity Wednesday after footage surfaced of members speaking and acting in ways “that are extremely racist, anti-Semitic, homophobic, sexist and hostile to people with disabilities,” the…

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Here's what happened on Southwest Flight 1380 after an engine blew

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — There was a loud boom, and the plane started shaking violently. Air whooshed through the cabin, and snow-like debris floated down the aisle as oxygen masks dropped from the ceiling. Some passengers wondered if they…

Wednesday, Apr 18

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Lewandowski (falsely) claims Comey was partly responsible for Boston Marathon bombing

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Corey Lewandowski, President Trump's former campaign manager, blamed former FBI director James Comey — without evidence — for failing to stop the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing in a Fox News segment on Monday, the day after the fifth…

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‘The man with 3 faces’: Frenchman gets a second face transplant

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LONDON (AP) — In a medical first, a French surgeon says he has performed a second face transplant on the same patient — who is now doing well and even spent a recent weekend in Brittany. Dr. Laurent Lantieri of the Georges Pompidou…

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5 takeaways from the Celtics' tantalizing Game 2 win over the Bucks

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COMMENTARY. The Celtics got off to an 11-point, first-quarter lead and never looked back, earning a convincing 120-106 win over the Bucks Tuesday night. Boston's postseason is off to quite a different start compared to last year's go…

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Giancarlo Stanton once again gets booed by Yankees fans

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NEW YORK (AP) — With catcher J.T. Realmuto back in the lineup, the Miami Marlins rebounded from an ugly loss and looked much more like a major league team. Realmuto homered and drove in four runs in his season debut after coming off the…

Tuesday, Apr 17

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Many elites couldn't weather the storm in Marathon, opening the door

The day had been so disjointed that Desiree Linden couldn't fathom what was happening. “When I found myself in the lead, I wasn't really sure it was for real,” she said Tuesday morning after waking up to find that it had been. “I can't be…

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Two Harvard law school professors will represent student arrested by Cambridge police

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The Harvard College student whose arrest by Cambridge and Transit Police officers has sparked debate over police use of force is now represented by two Harvard Law School professors, who said their client won't be speaking publicly any…

Mass. high court, citing guidance from US Supreme Court, strikes down stun gun ban

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Sharply reversing course, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court on Tuesday overturned a state law banning civilian possession of stun guns. “We conclude that the absolute prohibition against civilian possession of stun guns . . . is in…

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The weather wasn’t the only strange story from this year’s Marathon

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The runners facing down driving rain, blowing wind, and generally miserable, weird weather weren’t the only odd story out of the 122nd Boston Marathon. From the drama of the bathroom break heard ’round-the-world, the story of a runner…

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China to allow full foreign ownership in auto industry

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BEIJING (AP) — China announced plans Tuesday to allow full foreign ownership of automakers in five years, ending restrictions that helped to fuel its trade dispute with U.S. President Donald Trump as it promotes electric car development.…

Trump promised to ‘drain the swamp.’ So what’s happening with his Cabinet?

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WASHINGTON — The refrain began on the campaign trail in 2015 and has since become synonymous with President Trump’s over-the-top brand of political rhetoric. “I only hire the best people,” the president has repeated over and over. “I . . .…

3 takeaways from the Bruins' Game 3 loss to the Maple Leafs

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COMMENTARY. The first two games were nothing short of extraordinary for the Bruins. So, with the series shifting to Toronto, they knew they would face a desperate Maple Leafs bunch hoping to avoid a 3-0 first round deficit. The desperate…

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About 2500 Boston Marathon runners receive medical treatment

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WELLESLEY — It began as a little neighborhood gathering at Carter Memorial United Methodist Church, whose new spiritual center is right along the Boston Marathon route. But as dangerously cold runners started to arrive in huge numbers at…

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15 notable finishers at the 2018 Boston Marathon

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Dreary weather during Monday's Boston Marathon did not deter 27,048 athletes from participating. Here's a look at some of the more notable finishers. Carlos Arredondo: Famous for his heroics in aiding those wounded in the 2013 Boston…

Monday, Apr 16

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Neither wind nor rain kept Mike Myers from finishing race

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Former Red Sox pitcher Mike Myers thought he knew what he was in for as he prepared to run the 2018 Boston Marathon, but nothing could prepare him or the rest of the nearly 30,000 entrants for what they were about to face Monday. “Somebody…

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Morning sports update: Patriots reportedly hosting a possible blindside protector for Tom Brady

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Milwaukee's Khris Middleton answered Terry Rozier's last second three-pointer, but the Celtics pulled away in overtime for a 113-107 win in Game 1. The Red Sox extended the best start in franchise history with a 3-1 win over the Orioles at…

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Spokesman: Former first lady Barbara Bush in failing health

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HOUSTON (AP) — Former first lady Barbara Bush is in “failing health” and won't seek additional medical treatment, a Bush family spokesman said. “Following a recent series of hospitalizations, and after consulting her family and doctors,…

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10 interesting questions about the Boston Marathon, answered

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There are few traditions more timeless or iconic in New England than the Boston Marathon. If you grew up in Massachusetts or have lived here for a while, chances are you know a fair amount about the history of the event. You probably know…

Sunday, Apr 15

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Pitching keeps Red Sox on a roll

The Red Sox pushed their winning streak to four games and franchise-best start to 13-2 by beating the Baltimore Orioles, 3-1, on Sunday at Fenway Park. The Sox broke a 1-1 tie in the sixth when J.D. Martinez scored on a wild pitch, and Tzu…

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Here's what's new at the Boston Marathon finish line

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The light at the end of the tunnel for Boston Marathon runners making the final turn onto Boylston Street will be shining a little brighter this year. One of the changes the Boston Athletic Association made to the finish line for Monday's…