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Sanders says she was told to leave Virginia restaurant


WASHINGTON — White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Saturday she was booted from a Virginia restaurant because she works for President Donald Trump, becoming the latest administration official to experience a brusque…

DA: One killed in triple-shooting in Lynn

One man was killed and two injured in an early morning shooting in Lynn, according to the Essex DA’s office.

Bruins lose out on Ilya Kovalchuk, who chooses Kings

The Bruins' Plan A has gone out the window.

Romney making final pitch ahead of Senate primary in Utah


AMERICAN FORK, Utah — Mitt Romney is flashing his familiar smile at city parks and backyards in Utah's mountains and suburbs this week, making his final pitch after being forced into a Republican Senate primary Tuesday against a…

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Manafort wants to bar mention of links to Trump at trial


McLEAN, Va. — Attorneys for former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort want a judge to bar any mention of Manafort's connections to the president at his Virginia trial.


Rapist indicted on new charge

Serial child rapist Wayne W. Chapman has been indicted by a grand jury on multiple lewdness charges and has been hit with the state’s “3 Strikes Law” that could cost him more time in jail.

Three-alarm Chelsea blaze drives residents from homes

Several fire departments responded to a large, three-alarm fire at a four-story building yesterday at the corner of Blossom Street and Washington Avenue in Chelsea.

Man guilty of fatal 2010 bar shooting

A South Boston man was found guilty of a 2010 homicide outside of a Roxbury bar and is facing a sentence of life in prison.

President becomes target of hateful time in America

To borrow a line from a different time, there’s an emerging premonition here that could be called the fear that dares not speak its name because it’s simply too awful to envision, too troubling to even contemplate.

Jury: Mafia boss, helper guilty in slaying of music club owner

Francis “Cadillac Frank” Salemme, the 84-year-old gangster who steered the New England Mafia with an iron fist, was convicted of murdering real estate developer Steven DiSarro before driving his corpse to Providence 25 years ago.

Police: Woman tried to steal BPD worker’s purse — at the station

Boston cops nabbed a woman who they say attempted to steal a purse belonging to the front desk clerk at the police station.


Casino’s builders turn on the charm

A new ad campaign backed by two powerful unions is advocating for the thousands of jobs tied to the Encore Boston Harbor casino, saying it is unclear whether a different company will honor the existing agreements.

Department head alleges unfair treatment, retaliation


The head of the city’s sex trafficking unit says her own police department created a hostile working environment, discriminated against her and retaliated when she complained, according to a scathing lawsuit filed in federal court.

Robert Pattinson plays desperate romantic in Western comedy ‘Damsel’

BERLIN — When Robert Pattinson stepped into the international spotlight as heartthrob vampire Edward Cullen in the global smash “Twilight” series, he seemed destined to be typecast as cinema’s noble lover. But as this week’s feminist…


Top Celtics pick Robert Williams wakes up to media

After a technically challenged conference call that would have had Alexander Graham Bell questioning why he bothered with the whole telephone thing in the first place, we are able to piece together that Celtics draft pick Robert Williams…

Buckley: Jackie Bradley Jr. hearing it from critics on social media

Gone are the days when professional sports people — athletes, coaches, front-office types, owners — can play make-pretend when asked about the barking and sniping of an angry, frustrated fan base.

Red Sox storm back to outslug Mariners, take Steven Wright off hook

Usually when your starter allows 10 runs, it's a good night to empty the bench, enjoy the blooper reel and prepare the cliches about it being “one of those nights.”

Hanley Ramirez reportedly faces drug probe, but Red Sox deny connection to release

The Red Sox’ release of Hanley Ramirez on June 1 was “entirely unrelated,” according to a source, to yesterday’s report from Michele McPhee of ABC News that the veteran ballplayer is the subject of a federal and state criminal…

Bruins sit tight during first round of NHL draft

DALLAS — So far, this NHL draft has been a dud.


Boston school superintendent Tommy Chang quitting


Boston school Superintendent Tommy Chang is "parting ways" with the city, a school spokesman told the Herald today.

Friday, Jun 22

DA Joseph Early named in Troopergate civil lawsuit


A new lawsuit is seeking a public apology and compensation from Worcester District Attorney Joseph Early Jr. for leading the "immoral scheme" to force a state trooper to rewrite his arrest report of a judge's daughter, which ultimately led…

Suit: Boston Public Schools sharing student info with ICE

A coalition of students’ rights groups and lawyers is suing Superintendent Tommy Chang and Boston Public Schools for information on what it claims is the district’s “disturbing practice” of sharing student information with federal…

Study: TB vaccine helps treat Type 1 diabetes

A cheap, old-school vaccine for tuberculosis has been used to restore blood sugar levels to near-normal in Type 1 diabetes patients, giving hope for affordable and effective treatments for the chronic and costly disease.

Celtics take Texas A&M’s Robert Williams with No. 27 pick

On a night when a significant amount of talent drifted down the draft board, the Celtics landed a player projected by many as a late lottery talent, and an undeniable value at pick No. 27.

Thursday, Jun 21

High Court: Online shoppers can be forced to pay sales tax


WASHINGTON — States will be able to force more people to pay sales tax when they make online purchases under a Supreme Court decision Thursday that will leave shoppers with lighter wallets but is a big financial win for states.

Dems try to tie Governor Baker to President Trump’s border plan

President Trump, reacting to virulent political pressure, yesterday changed his administration’s policy and will now allow illegal immigrant families to stay together in custody — even as Massachusetts Democrats fired up an effort to link…

Minimum wage bargain reached

A grand bargain between political powerhouses over a slate of economic ballot questions passed the Legislature, sending to Gov. Charlie Baker a compromise that boosts minimum wages, enacts paid family and medical leave and enshrines a…

Wednesday, Jun 20

Self-driving car company approved to test throughout Boston

Self-driving cars could soon be roaming Boston streets from Dorchester to Hyde Park after the city granted permission for one company to begin testing city-wide.

ICE takes Peabody man into custody for ‘violating terms’ of being in U.S.

A grieving mother who lost her child to the opioid crisis said she felt relief when a Peabody heroin dealer was taken into custody by immigration agents Monday.

Millionaire tax not dead yet

As the Massachusetts High Technology Council took a victory lap celebrating the Supreme Judicial Court’s decision to block a ballot question on the so-called millionaire tax, a state lawmaker promised to revive the popular proposal to…

Red Sox bats go silent again in 4-1 loss in Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS — Where, oh where, has the Red Sox offense gone?

Tuesday, Jun 19

Roslindale chef says liquor license plan forced him to close restaurant

A restaurant owner in Roslindale is blaming the City Council for devaluing his liquor license — prompting him to shutter his business — because of its support for a proposal that would offer liquor licenses at reduced costs.

President Trump must put an end to family separation

President Trump is clearly doing a bad job of marketing the whole “family separation” policy at the U.S. Mexican border, so maybe what he needs is a better name.

Trump on family separation: ‘I say it’s very strongly the Democrats’ fault’

President Trump doubled down on his administration’s practice of separating illegal immigrant families at the Mexican border yesterday, saying the United States “will not be a migrant camp,” as outrage mounted with Massachusetts officials…

Heroin dealer held by ICE after sentence review

A heroin dealer from Peabody was taken into custody by immigration agents yesterday while out on probation for his drug conviction — a sentence that sparked calls for a superior court judge to be impeached.

Monday, Jun 18

Baker: Not sending National Guard chopper to border

Gov. Charlie Baker said he is not sending a Massachusetts National Guard helicopter to the southern border with Mexico based on the Trump administration’s policy of separating children from the families of immigrants.

SJC rejects putting 'millionaire tax' on ballot

The Supreme Judicial Court struck down the so-called millionaire tax in a long-awaited ruling that finds the proposal ran afoul of the state constitution by combining unrelated subjects of the tax increase and spending on education and…

Paychecks balloon on Gov. Baker's watch

Bloated salaries at many of the state’s under-scrutinized quasi-public agencies have rapidly ballooned under Gov. Charlie Baker’s watch — despite the Republican’s promises to reform outdated state operations and rein in out-of-control…

Brad Stevens talks Marcus Smart, injured stars in extensive interview

Brad Stevens has finally gotten to the point where he is no longer “watching and re-watching” video from the Celtics’ Game 7 elimination by Cleveland 22 days ago.