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Man awarded $18.4 million in lawsuit over canceled HIV test

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BOSTON (AP) — A federal jury has awarded $18.4 million in damages to a man who said in a lawsuit that two doctors failed to test him for HIV, which allowed the virus to progress to AIDS. The Boston Globe reports the jury ruled Monday in…

Tuesday, Jun 19

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Dunkin' Donuts removes controversial sign at Baltimore restaurant after social media backlash

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Perhaps Starbucks isn't the only coffee chain with employees who could use some anti-bias training. Dunkin' Donuts says a controversial cash-register sign at one of the Canton-based company's locations in Baltimore has been removed after…

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5 prospects the Celtics could pursue with the 27th pick in the 2018 NBA Draft

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The Celtics hold just one pick — No. 27 — in the 2018 NBA Draft. “There are players we really like at 27,” Boston’s director of player personnel Austin Ainge told reporters earlier in June. “We evaluate the whole draft all the time, but…

Monday, Jun 18

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Senate bill would block WH deal with Chinese telecom company

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate is set to pass a defense policy bill that includes a pay raise for the military, but would block a White House plan to allow Chinese telecom giant ZTE Corp. to buy component parts from the U.S. The Chinese…

Xander Bogaerts appears to be putting it all together this season

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Baseball remains a distinctively wonderful sport, but it is often one of delayed gratification. That can make it a tough sell in this impatient age of social and antisocial media, which is why cockamamie corporate ideas like beginning…

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Morning sports update: James Harrison ‘didn’t have a problem’ with the Patriot Way

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Rafael Devers, Jackie Bradley Jr., and Xander Bogaerts all homered as the Red Sox routed the Mariners 9-3 on Sunday. Eduardo Rodriguez struck out nine and picked up his sixth win in as many starts. In April, James Harrison retired after 15…

Sunday, Jun 17

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What we learned from Oprah Winfrey's interview with Tom Brady

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Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was the latest guest to sit down for a conversation with Oprah Winfrey, as part of the “SuperSoul Sunday” program on her television network, OWN. Related Links. In interview with Oprah, Tom Brady praises…

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USGA apologizes for unfair course in 3rd round of US Open

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SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — Shinnecock Hills is one of the toughest challenges in golf. The last thing it needs is being turned into an unfair layout. Yet the USGA admitted the course got out of hand Saturday in the third round of the U.S.…

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Red Sox fall to Mariners, 1-0, despite strong start from Steven Wright

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SEATTLE (AP) — Wade LeBlanc pitched into the eighth inning and Nelson Cruz had an RBI single as the Seattle Mariners beat the Boston Red Sox 1-0 Saturday night. LeBlanc gave up just two hits and struck out nine over 7 2/3 innings. After a…

Saturday, Jun 16

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5 things we learned from Kyrie Irving’s appearance on ‘The Bill Simmons Podcast’

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Celtics point guard Kyrie Irving was a guest on “The Bill Simmons Podcast” Friday. Irving and host Bill Simmons discussed a number of topics, including the most recent Celtics season, Irving’s injury recovery, and his hopes for the future.…

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Key pinch hit rallies Mariners past Red Sox, 7-6

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SEATTLE (AP) — Denard Span came to the plate in the eighth inning, knowing the situation was why the Seattle Mariners traded for him three weeks ago. The veteran outfielder kept his cool and stroked a pinch-hit double that scored two runs,…

Thursday, Jun 14

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3 New England cities rank among the 50 worst places to live, according to an annual index

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The good news is that only three places in New England landed on an annual ranking this week of the country’s “50 worst cities to live in.” The bad news is — well, if you’re a resident of Springfield, Hartford, or New Haven, the bad news…

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Gisele Bundchen reveals how Tom Brady proposed to her

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When Tom Brady got down on his knees to propose to Gisele Bundchen, she yelled at him to get back up. The story behind the quarterback and supermodel's engagement that has been repeated on the internet by multiple publications was that…

Wednesday, Jun 13

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Brad Stevens spent his Monday motivating a different group of Celtics

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There were some new faces at the Celtics’ practice facility in Waltham Monday. Members of the CLTX Gaming team — Busha Koffa, Alex Snowden, Devon Peek, Thomas Genaj, Ahmed Kasana, and Albano Thomallari — spent their morning speaking with…

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Sale dominant before getting ejected; Red Sox beat Orioles 5-1

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BALTIMORE (AP) — Chris Sale took a two-hitter into the seventh inning before being ejected, and the Boston Red Sox completed a three-game sweep of the skidding Baltimore Orioles with a 5-1 victory Wednesday. After issuing two walks to open…

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AP FACT CHECK: Trump partly right on Canada’s dairy tariffs

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has a point when he lambastes Canada for protecting its dairy farmers with hefty tariffs. But the United States is hardly innocent when it comes to farm protectionism. And the very real difficulties…

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New documentary from STAT highlights impact of opioid epidemic on Somerville circle of friends

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Kevin Sullivan had “limitless potential” and the ability to pick up skills like carpentry and electrical work without being taught. Alex Foster was the kind of person who made his mother drive an injured squirrel through rush hour to…

Tuesday, Jun 12

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What Kyrie Irving had to say about the most recent Celtics season — and what’s to come

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Kyrie Irving has a one-track mind. He doesn’t want to talk about his contract extension — which he said would not make sense “contractually” or “financially” — he doesn’t want to talk about his long-term plans with the Celtics, and he…

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Kevin McHale recalls how Red Auerbach surprised him in the 1980 NBA Draft

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Few NBA trades have worked out as perfectly as Red Auerbach’s pre-draft masterpiece in 1980. Initially holding the first and 13th overall picks, Auerbach turned them into Kevin McHale (selected third overall) and fifth-year center Robert…

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Disclosures show Kushner’s wealth and debt have risen

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Financial disclosure forms show that White House special adviser — and President Donald Trump’s son-in-law — Jared Kushner’s wealth and debt both appear to have risen over the year, an indication of the complex state of…

Monday, Jun 11

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Morning sports update: Jalen Rose says LeBron James can only win title with Warriors or Celtics

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Rick Porcello gave up three runs and five hits over six innings as the Red Sox dropped the series finale to the White Sox 5-2. Rafael Devers drove in a run for Boston, which has lost three of their last four games. Jalen Rose: LeBron James…

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At Trump-Kim summit, human rights is a back-burner issue

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said it himself to Congress and the American people: “No regime has oppressed its own citizens more totally or brutally than the cruel dictatorship in North Korea.” But when it comes to human rights…

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3 options for Terry Rozier in a crowded Celtics backcourt

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Terry Rozier needs to play. Some players can come off the bench ready to contribute immediately. Vinnie Johnson earned himself one of the best nicknames in NBA history, “The Microwave,” because he could come in and heat up quickly. Rozier,…

Sunday, Jun 10

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Dorchester man charged with OUI after crashing into State Police cruiser

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A Dorchester man is facing a charge of driving under the influence and other motor vehicle offenses after he allegedly crashed into a State Police cruiser parked in the right lane of Interstate 93 early Saturday morning, officials said.…

Saturday, Jun 9

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AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s goosey claims on trade, jobs

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is using some goosey numbers to rationalize his aggressive rhetoric on trade, disregarding strong points in U.S. competitiveness to paint a dark portrait of a world taking advantage of his country.…

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Trump considers pardon for Ali, wants athletes' advice

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Reveling in his pardon powers, President Donald Trump said Friday he's thinking “very seriously” about pardoning former heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali, whose conviction was already overturned by the Supreme Court in…

Friday, Jun 8

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Here’s what Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg told MIT grads

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BOSTON (AP) — Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg didn’t shy away from her company’s ongoing privacy scandal in a Friday commencement speech at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Instead, she turned it into a lesson about…

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What Duke’s Grayson Allen had to say after his pre-draft workout with the Celtics

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WALTHAM — Another Blue Devil could be joining the Celtics next season. Duke shooting guard Grayson Allen was one of six prospects to visit the Celtics’ practice facility for a pre-draft workout Friday. Allen, who played four seasons under…

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Morning sports update: Chris Mannix says the Celtics are ‘scared’ of Kyrie Irving leaving next summer

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Jalen Beeks gave up six runs in his major league debut as the Tigers cruised past the Red Sox 7-2 on Thursday night. Beeks was pulled in the fourth inning and Boston’s four-game winning streak came to an end. Alex Ovechkin won his first…

Thursday, Jun 7

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Julian Edelman is reportedly facing a suspension for a performance-enhancing substance

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Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman has been suspended four regular-season games for violating the NFL’s performance-enhancing substances policy, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter and Field Yates. Schefter reports the suspension is under…