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Monday, Jul 16

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Republicans call Trump's Helsinki performance shameful. And Putin says the meeting was a success

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WASHINGTON — In the case of United States versus Russia, it was as if President Trump had been hired to act as the defense attorney for President Putin. Every time the topic of whether Russia meddled in the 2016 election came up — a…

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Alleged Weymouth killer shot officer 10 times

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WEYMOUTH — Emanuel A. Lopes allegedly shot Officer Michael C. Chesna about 10 times with the officer's own gun and then fired three rounds into the sliding glass doors of Vera Adams's Torrey Street home, fatally wounding the 77-year-old…

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State’s highest court rules that judges may force defendants with drug addiction to stay sober

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A person with a substance-use disorder may be jailed for relapsing while on probation, the state’s highest court ruled Monday, in a decision that examined whether it is unconstitutional to order someo...

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Royals release new photos to mark Prince Louis's christening

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Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, holds Prince Louis in an official photograph to mark the christening of Prince Louis following his baptism in London. LONDON — Kensington Palace has released family photos of Prince Louis in the arms of his…

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Vote yes for Mass. transgender rights

The Boston Globe

Two years ago this month, we made history in Massachusetts. After a lengthy push, a measure my colleagues and I shepherded through both chambers of the legislature reached the desk of Governor Charlie Baker, who signed it into law. This…

05

Family, neighbors mourn for slain Weymouth officer Michael Chesna

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Family, neighbors, and fellow officers mourned slain Weymouth police Officer Michael Chesna as a beloved father and husband who was devoted to his community. Chesna, 42, a six-year veteran of the Weymouth Police Department, was shot with…

02

Village in Greenland, fearing a tsunami, keeps a wary eye on towering iceberg

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BERLIN — Low-lying areas of a northwestern Greenland village remain evacuated as the authorities monitor a vast iceberg for signs it could move closer or break apart, threatening the remote settlement. Kenneth Elkjaer, a radio journalist,…

Sunday, Jul 15

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Male suffers life-threatening injuries after fight in Dorchester

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A person suffered life-threatening injuries after a fight broke out in Dorchester Saturday night, Boston police said. The male victim, who was not identified, was found in a crowd of at least 30 people who appeared to be in their late…

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Weymouth shaken after officer, bystander both shot and killed

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Officer Michael Chesna. WEYMOUTH — A police officer and a local woman were shot and killed in a quiet residential neighborhood Sunday morning after a 20-year-old man allegedly crashed a car, attacked the officer, stole his gun, and used it…

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At Camp Kangaroo, grieving kids come together to talk, reflect, and play

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NEWTON — Most nights, 10-year-old Lily Williams, sleeps with her memory book beside her bed. After her dad died in August 2016, she taped her favorite old family photos into the white-lined pages of a composition book. Next to a picture of…

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For some State Police, it's a posting in paradise

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NANTUCKET — Amid sun-kissed cobblestone streets, cool island breezes, and multimillion-dollar homes sits a wood-shingled State Police barracks that features lush hydrangeas and a fenced-in backyard, and offers free housing for the…

Saturday, Jul 14

23

Jan Cellucci keeps Paul Cellucci's memory alive by fighting his killer, ALS

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HUDSON — The simple blue book — a slender volume marbled with wisdom — was always within arm's reach. He had it on his nightstand at home when he was governor. It was on his office desk in Ottawa when he was ambassador. It didn't matter…

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Alleged ringleader of Lawrence fentanyl trafficking ring charged in death of user

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One of two Lawrence brothers previously indicted for allegedly running a fentanyl trafficking ring throughout the Merrimack Valley is now charged in a drug user's death — one of several new charges that he and other members of the…

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Suspicious package found outside Brockton dance studio; determined not to be threat

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The State Police bomb squad is investigating a suspicious package found this morning outside of the Gold School dance studio in Brockton, authorities said. The Brockton fire department received a call regarding a possible suspicious…

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Here's a look at the top teams that could upgrade at the trade deadline

About half of the teams in baseball are good or competitive. The other half are lousy or tanking. So there's a lot of inventory to choose from for contending teams hoping to improve their rosters. Consequently, the teams with players on…

07

This day in history

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Today is Saturday, July 14, the 195th day of 2018. There are 170 days left in the year. Today's Birthdays: Actress Nancy Olson is 90. Former football player and actor Rosey Grier is 86. Actor Vincent Pastore is 72. Actress Jane Lynch is 58…

At long last, a parade all Southie can love

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The South Boston that Michael Dowling moved to 40 years ago was not a welcoming place for a 23-year-old gay artist. He endured slurs and insults, he said, taunts and threats. So when a group of marchers from the Irish-American Gay, Lesbian…

03

Facing off with the US Postal Service

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ARLINGTON — Heather Astaneh, an artist on a deadline, was livid when the package of pencils and erasers she had ordered for her project arrived a day late. It was the latest in a series of late deliveries, she said, so she dashed off a…

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Vice president's family's failed gas stations cost taxpayers $20m+

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GARDEN CITY, Ind. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence turns nostalgic when he talks about growing up in small-town Columbus, Indiana, where his father helped build a Midwestern empire of more than 200 gas stations that provided an upbringing…

Two arrested in Dorchester drug bust

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Boston police arrested a woman and man on drug trafficking charges after finding 30 grams of fentanyl, thousands of dollars, and nearly 600 oxycodone pills in a Dorchester apartment early Friday, officials said. Officers executed one…

Friday, Jul 13

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Suddenly every Democrat is the next Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Just ask them

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A little more than two weeks ago, a 28-year-old political novice named Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez defeated the fourth-highest-ranking House Democrat in a primary in New York City, creating the biggest upset yet in the 2018 election cycle.…

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Former Mass. governor Deval Patrick to lend hand to campaigns in Texas

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WASHINGTON — As former Massachusetts governor Deval Patrick mulls whether to mount a 2020 presidential bid, he's making his first campaign-style trip of the year with a swing through Texas this weekend to support Democrats running for…

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The anatomy of Mookie Betts's amazing 13-pitch at-bat

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Tensions were palpable in the bottom of the fourth inning Thursday evening at Fenway Park. With the bases loaded, two outs, and Toronto leading, 2-1, the Red Sox needed some offensive punch. Unfortunately for opposing starter J.A. Happ,…

Could this Red Sox team end up being the best in franchise history?

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Night after night it comes, a jackpot of triumphs that seems to have no end. Baseball teams aren't supposed to win with the frequency experienced by this year's Red Sox, who with a 6-4 win on Thursday now own a shocking 66-29 record and …

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This day in history

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Today is Friday, July 13, the 194th day of 2018. There are 171 days left in the year. Birthdays: Game show announcer Johnny Gilbert (TV: ''Jeopardy!”) is 94. Actor Patrick Stewart is 78. Actor Harrison Ford is 76. The Byrds singer…

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What’s up with all the strikeouts in Major League Baseball?

One after another, the Texas Rangers made the long, sad march back to the dugout. Red Sox ace Chris Sale once again proved overpowering, mixing fastballs approaching 100 miles per hour with virtually ...

Thursday, Jul 12

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What it's like at Democracy Brewing, a worker-owned brewpub in Downtown Crossing

Where to Democracy Brewing, a worker-owned brewpub in Downtown Crossing that opened on the Fourth of July. What for Foam and foment. Democracy Brewing believes equally in good beer and good working conditions. After a year of full-time ...

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Trumps attend black-tie gala at UK’s Blenheim Palace

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BRUSSELS — President Donald Trump traded one hot spot for another Thursday, leaving behind a contentious NATO gathering in Brussels and moving on to Britain, where he found a government in turmoil and ...

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With Kavanaugh's nomination, the focus is on precedent — and on Roe v. Wade

The Boston Globe

It seems like the first box Supreme Court nominees must check: provide solemn assurance that you respect judicial precedent, the principle that past court decisions should not be easily overturned, even if you may not have agreed with them…

Wednesday, Jul 11

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Why we should be thankful for ‘Sorry to Bother You’

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There are a lot of reasons to be thankful for “Sorry to Bother You” — one being that it represents the return of the inspired/demented midnight-movie satire — but the rise of Lakeith Stanfield to lead...