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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.


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…


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


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…


Dartmouth students sue over alleged sexual assault by professors


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…


Following arrest, Michael Avenatti denies domestic violence allegation

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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.

Wednesday, Nov 14


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

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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,…

Tuesday, Nov 13


'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…


Trump mocks France for World War losses

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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…


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…


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…

Monday, Nov 12


Winter rides into New England with two nor'easters this week

The region's stormy pattern continues this week with two coastal storms, each of which will bring significant precipitation and some strong wind. The second storm could bring snow or mixed precipitation to areas quite close to Boston. If…


Michelle Obama talks about politics, miscarriages, IVF, and marriage counseling on ABC's '20/20'

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Former first lady Michelle Obama spoke about politics, miscarriages, fertility treatments, and marriage counseling during an interview with Robin Roberts on ABC's “20/20” that aired Sunday night. The interview comes as Obama promotes her…


This game reminded us that Tom Brady is 41

NASHVILLE — Sometimes it's so easy to forget Tom Brady is 41 years old, those nights when he goes toe to toe with the game's young guns and airs it out with the best of them, those throws when he threads the ball through traffic and hits a…

Sunday, Nov 11


This clobbering by the Titans came out of nowhere

Thirty-four thoughts on the Titans' 34-10 win over the Patriots Sunday: 1. The record shows that Brian Hoyer came in to relieve Tom Brady at quarterback with 7 minutes, 6 seconds remaining in the Patriots' matchup with the Tennessee Titans…


Mike Vrabel and the Titans thoroughly beat Bill Belichick and the Patriots

Mike Vrabel 1, Bill Belichick 0. The Tennessee Titans thoroughly and soundly defeated the Patriots on Sunday in Nashville, 34-10, snapping New England's six-game winning streak and giving Vrabel, Tennessee's first-year coach, a victory…

Saturday, Nov 10


Calif. gunman apparently stopped shooting to post online, official says


THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Authorities trying to make sense of why a gunman killed 12 people at a Southern California bar are not publicly discussing what they've learned, but at least one Instagram post he made after beginning the…


Acting AG Whitaker gets cool reception from Trump

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WASHINGTON — At week's end, Matthew Whitaker's future at the helm of the Justice Department appeared uncertain at best as President Donald Trump denied even knowing the man he had named acting attorney general just two days earlier. The…


Former Boston Herald photographer lands a new gig

A little more than a month after he was laid off from the Boston Herald following more than 25 years at the paper, veteran photographer Mark Garfinkel has a new home. Garfinkel announced on Twitter on Thursday that he will be joining the…


100th anniversary of the end of WWI

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Sunday Nov. 11, 2018 marks the 100-year anniversary of the signing of the Armistice to end World War One. This was the Great War, called “the European War” or “the World War” by contemporaries. Ten million combatants would die before it…

Thursday, Nov 8


Marine veteran ID'd as shooter in Calif. bar attack

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Using a smoke bomb and a handgun, a hooded Marine combat veteran dressed all in black opened fire during college night at a country music bar in Southern California, killing 12 people and sending hundreds fleeing in panic before apparently…


Funeral Mass held for James 'Whitey' Bulger in South Boston

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A private funeral Mass was held Thursday morning in South Boston for notorious gangster James “Whitey” Bulger. Members of his family, including his brother, former state Senate president William M. Bulger, and Margaret McCusker, the twin…

Wednesday, Nov 7


'I've got to feed my elves': Downtown, Santa Claus is on double-duty

Joe Maragioglio was on his coffee break outside of Roche Bros. in Downtown Crossing Wednesday when he looked up at the side of the Macy's building and did a double-take. There, on a ledge, was a burly man in a harness and jeans, sporting a…


Gore and glory in 14th-century Scotland

If Chris Pine and director David Mackenzie kept some tone-setting adage in mind while making their Scottish historical drama, “Outlaw King,” you'd guess it was “uneasy lies the head that wears the crown.” The “Hell or High Water” duo's…


Legalization on the ballot: marijuana election results nationwide


Marijuana Moment is a wire service assembled by Tom Angell, a marijuana legalization activist and journalist covering marijuana reform nationwide. The views expressed by Angell or Marijuana Moment are neither endorsed by the Globe nor do…

Monday, Nov 5


Nearly 100 Papa Gino's and D'Angelo restaurants close; company files for bankruptcy protection

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There apparently weren't enough pieces of the market-share pie to go around for Papa Gino's. The chain's parent company filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in Delaware on Monday after abruptly closing 47 of its namesake pizzerias and 45 D…


Harvard researchers suggest interstellar object might have been from alien civilization

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That strange interstellar object that invaded our solar system and passed close to Earth in the fall of 2017 could have been an artificial object, a piece of a spacecraft from an alien civilization, Harvard researchers are suggesting in a…


Tom Brady and the Patriots out-duel Aaron Rodgers and the Packers

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (left) talked to vanquished Green Bay signal caller Aaron Rodgers (right) after New England's 31-17 victory. By Jim McBride and Rachel G. Bowers Globe Staff November 04, 2018. PATRIOTS 31, PACKERS 17 | MORE .…

Saturday, Nov 3


Here's your ultimate cheat sheet of House and Senate races to watch on election night

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President Trump likes to tell his supporters that the 2018 midterm elections are really about him. Former vice president Joe Biden tells his Democratic audiences the election is the most important of his lifetime. But on Nov. 6, the…


After shooting, shelter in place lifted at Dartmouth College


UPDATE: Dartmouth announced at 12:35 a.m. Saturday that the shelter in place order had been lifted. Hanover police had investigated reports of shots fired elsewhere on campus but “found nothing to indicate shots occurred in those locations…