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The deadly Camp Fire in California

At least 63 people have lost their lives in California’s deadliest wildfire. Over 10,000 structures were destroyed. The search for hundreds of people still missing continues.

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Judge sides with CNN, orders restoration of Jim Acosta's White House press pass

WASHINGTON (AP) — A judge in Washington, D.C. has ordered the White House to immediately restore CNN reporter Jim Acota's “hard pass,” which allows him access to the premesis. U.S. District Court Judge Timothy Kelly, an appointee of…

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631 reported missing, 63 dead in California wildfire

The Boston Globe

CHICO, Calif. (AP) — At least 63 people are now dead from a Northern California wildfire, and officials say they have a missing persons list with 631 names on it in an ever-evolving accounting of the victims of the nation's deadliest…

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Democrat Porter flips GOP House seat in Southern California

The Boston Globe

LOS ANGELES (— Democrat Katie Porter captured a Republican-held U.S. House seat Thursday in the heart of what once was Southern California's Reagan country, extending a rout of the state's GOP House delegation that might not be over.…

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Florida Senate battle goes to hand recount

The Boston Globe

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida's acrimonious battle for the U.S. Senate headed Thursday to a legally required hand recount after an initial review by ballot-counting machines showed Republican Gov. Rick Scott and Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson…

In voting Mookie Betts MVP, writers got it right

Mookie Betts won his first American League Most Valuable Award on Thursday, but it should have been his second. And that should signal to the Red Sox that he will be in the Bryce Harper/Manny Machado neighborhood in terms of future salary…

Thursday, Nov 15

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A game of chicken among House Democrats

The Boston Globe

It's a game of chicken with huge consequences: US Representative Seth Moulton and his comrades in generational arms versus Nancy Pelosi and the congressional old guard. It pits the desire for new leadership opportunities for younger faces…

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Did Moscow take a miss on the midterms, to wait for 2020?

Did Vladimir Putin forget to vote last week? In 2016, Russian operatives put a thumb on the scales of the US presidential election, perhaps tipping the election to Donald Trump. Last week's midterm elections went much better, and not just…

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These maps show how much snow Mass. could get in tonight's nor'easter

A large swath of Massachusetts could get slammed with up to a half-foot or more of snow in the nor'easter that's blowing into the region Thursday night, while Boston and the eastern coast could get a measly 2 inches, according to…

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Dartmouth students sue over alleged sexual assault by professors

Boston.com

To the scientific community, Dartmouth College's psychology and brain sciences department was a powerhouse, equipped with the latest technology and celebrated professors producing headline-grabbing research. But it was also a “21st-century…

Snow expected to turn to rain in Boston

The Boston Globe

Snow fell in Boston Thursday night, but was expected to turn to rain in the city before midnight, according to a forecaster with the National Weather Service. Parts of Boston were on track to get two inches of snow from the storm, while…

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Following arrest, Michael Avenatti denies domestic violence allegation

The Boston Globe

LOS ANGELES — Michael Avenatti, who skyrocketed to fame as a critic of President Donald Trump and the lawyer for porn actress Stormy Daniels, was arrested Wednesday and booked on a felony domestic violence charge, Los Angeles police said.

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Major concert club planned for near North Station

The Boston Globe

The area around North Station could soon be a new hub for nightlife, and not just when the Celtics, Bruins, or concerts are filling TD Garden. Big Night Entertainment and Live Nation plan to open a concert venue next fall at the Hub on…

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Scientists acknowledge key errors in study of how fast the oceans are warming

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Scientists behind a major study that claimed the Earth's oceans are warming faster than previously thought now say their work contained inadvertent errors that made their conclusions seem more certain than they actually are. Two weeks…

House freshmen are tangled up in Democrats' leadership fight

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WASHINGTON — Joe Neguse, Colorado's 34-year-old newly elected congressman, ran his pathbreaking bid for Congress on big ideas like offering health care for all, increasing the minimum wage, and ending the influence of special interests in…

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Bishops end meeting with call to act soon

The Boston Globe

BALTIMORE — Their voices blunted by a Vatican demand to delay action on sexual abuse reforms, the country's Roman Catholic bishops ended a contentious three-day gathering Wednesday with a call to implement tough accountability standards as…

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Bitcoin plummets below $6000 to lowest level in over a year

Bitcoin tumbled below $6,000 for the first time since August and reached its lowest level in over a year, breaking the recent stretch of tranquility exhibited by the notoriously volatile digital alternative to cash. The world's largest…

Yes, the first snow of the season is really coming

The Boston Globe

You might not be ready for it, but many of us are going to see the first accumulating snow of the season Thursday night. This isn't a major snowstorm, although some areas across northern Franklin and northern Worcester counties could see…

Wednesday, Nov 14

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These maps show how much snow Massachusetts could get in Thursday's nor'easter

The Boston Globe

Parts of Massachusetts could see up to several inches of snow by Friday as a nor'easter bears down on the region starting Thursday night — as early as the evening commute, according to the National Weather Service. On Wednesday afternoon,…

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As Europe revisits war-torn times, Trump lays a minefield

The Boston Globe

World War I is considered to be the first European war to see major US involvement. That's why it's ironic that at last weekend's ceremony marking the end of that war, Donald Trump made it clear that his administration has no interest in…

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Go ahead and scoff, but Amazon HQ2 was not all about money

The Boston Globe

Call me naive: It's tempting to take the cynical view of Amazon's Great HQ2 Bake-off: That it was all about seeing how much money cities and states would pony up for the privilege of being the home away from Seattle for the borg …

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Report shows opioid crisis is costing Mass. workforce billions in lost productivity

The toll that the opioid epidemic is taking on the Massachusetts economy now has a cost in dollars: $2.7 billion a year in lost business productivity from employees who aren't functioning at full capacity, and $5.9 billion in lost…

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Hate crimes were up 9 percent in Massachusetts in 2017

The Boston Globe

Hate crimes rose 9 percent in Massachusetts last year from 2016 and 17 percent nationwide, rising for the third straight year across the country, the FBI reported Tuesday. The 7,175 incidents reported nationally in 2017 reflect not only…

Tuesday, Nov 13

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'Game of Thrones' endgame begins

One of the most peculiar — and manipulative — things about the social media age is the drip-drip-drip of new information about TV shows. The TV outlets now release tiny bits — including trailers — related to their upcoming products, slowly…

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'Squad': Ayanna Pressley, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, and Rashida Tlaib band together at orientation

The Boston Globe

A quartet of progressive women recently elected to Congress has arrived in Washington, D.C., this week — and based on their social media feeds, they've become fast friends. Ayanna Pressley of Boston, Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, Alexandria…

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Trump mocks France for World War losses

The Boston Globe

The bromance between President Donald Trump and Emmanuel Macron is truly dead. First thing in the U.S. morning, the U.S. president took another -- even more pointed -- crack at the French leader. He picked up again on the theme of a…

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Judge says Georgia must delay in naming winner in governor's race

ATLANTA — A federal judge has ordered Georgia to wait until Friday to certify the results of the midterm elections that include an unsettled race for governor and to take steps to protect provisional ballots. U.S. District Judge Amy…

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President Trump is preparing to remove Kirstjen Nielsen as Homeland Security secretary, aides say

WASHINGTON - President Trump has has told advisers he has decided to remove Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, and her departure from the administration is likely to occur in the coming weeks, if not sooner, according to five…

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Congress returns Tuesday to new dynamic, GOP shutdown threat

The Boston Globe

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress returns to a changed political landscape Tuesday as newly-elected lawmakers arrive in Washington, the parties elect new leadership, and incumbents square off for one final legislative sprint before House…

People are going to sell sex in driverless cars, researchers say

Boston.com

The rise of driverless cars is expected to displace workers, slash cab fares and give people a new place to have sex. Possibly for money. That's according to a new study from the Annals of Tourism Research with the deceptively dry title:…