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GOV. BAKER ON SCHOOLS

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2 officers shot amid protests over lack of charges in Breonna Taylor death -- Interim Louisville Police Chief Robert Schroeder said a suspect was in custody but did not offer details about whether that person was participating in the demonstrations. He says both officers are expected to recover, and one is undergoing surgery.

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LIVE UPDATES -- Police use chemical agents on Atlanta protesters as demonstrations continue across US over Breonna Taylor case

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Boston 'very close' to moving into red category for coronavirus transmission, Walsh says -- Boston could soon find itself in the state's red category for communities at the highest risk of coronavirus transmission, Mayor Martin J. Walsh told reporters Wednesday.

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Mass. reports 542 new confirmed coronavirus cases, 17 new deaths

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Key metrics the state is monitoring for reopening

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Maine lifts restrictions on travelers from Massachusetts -- Maine has lifted restrictions on travelers from Massachusetts that had required the visitors to produce a negative coronavirus test or quarantine for two weeks.

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Baker rips 'classic Washington behavior' as high court battle overshadows COVID response on Capitol Hill

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Gary Washburn: In Game 4, the Celtics picked a bad time to play their worst

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Tara Sullivan: Though Jayson Tatum was spectacular in the second half, the Celtics were done in by his horrible first half

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Baker ramps up pressure on low-risk districts to get students back into schools -- Baker's comments come just days after state Education Commissioner Jeff Riley asked more than a dozen communities to create a timeline for bringing students back for in-person learning.

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How is coronavirus affecting schools? A look at incidents in Mass. this school year

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Coronavirus cases crop up at schools in Hull, Pepperell, and Marlborough

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Baker says restaurants can seat up to 10 people at a table and use bar spaces, starting next week

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URI orders three Greek Life houses to quarantine as Rhode Island colleges cope with COVID-19 infections

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Seemingly overnight, a college neighborhood has become the epicenter of the coronavirus in Rhode Island

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Ian Phipps, Zachary Steigerwald Schnall, and Lidya Woldeyesus -- Boston votes — so should its college students

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Laurence H. Tribe -- No hiding behind Pence's skirt on the Supreme Court nomination

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Coming Soon -- 'Last Words': A Spotlight investigation finds that death is not the great equalizer -- The Globe Spotlight Team's upcoming series provides an unprecedented data analysis of more than 1 million death records over the past two decades, revealing harsh truths about dying in Massachusetts.

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Residents call on Boston to embrace suggestions of police reform task force

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Boston is set to consider wide scale police reforms. Many have been pitched before

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Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg remembered at Supreme Court for careful compassion, honesty -- The justice's former colleagues, family, close friends, and the public will have the chance Wednesday and Thursday to pass by the casket of the second woman to serve on the Supreme Court.

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Another conservative justice on the Supreme Court could mean big changes for abortion and affirmative action cases

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What She Said: What RBG would tell your kids' teacher

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A test for democracy -- Trust in the elections process was already being eroded, and then the pandemic struck -- Florida's August primary provides a preview of the potential problems on Election Day this November in a crucial swing state known for producing nail-biter elections and the nation's most famous recount 20 years ago.

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What we learned from election experts on how to be sure your vote counts

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Video: Mail-in voting, explained

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Massachusetts construction worker dies from eating bags of black licorice - Eating a bag and a half of black licorice every day for a few weeks threw a Massachusetts construction worker's nutrients out of whack and caused the 54-year-old man's heart to stop, doctors reported Wednesday.

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CELTICS -- Romeo Langford's wrist surgery expected to keep him out for start of next season -- Sidelined by a groin injury, the Celtics decided to push ahead with the wrist surgery to help the rookie guard be ready as soon as possible for next season.

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Gordon Hayward's wife announces the birth of their son

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MGH study says routine blood test may predict COVID-19 hospital death risk -- Massachusetts General Hospital researchers say they've found that a routine test of blood cells may provide a key clue to whether patients admitted to the hospital with the coronavirus face a higher risk of dying.

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N.H. authorities investigating after body of missing Keene man found

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Two teens charged in connection to Wakefield shooting

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Massachusetts' head of public safety to step down

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Fears about Covid-19 are complicating care for patients with sickle cell

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CDC director seen as allowing agency to buckle to political influence

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The latest COVID-19 numbers from Massachusetts

4 months ago

Town-by-town COVID-19 data in Massachusetts

4 months ago

Here's a look at the state map of communities that are high, moderate, and low risk for COVID-19

1 month ago

Live tracker: Coronavirus vaccines to keep an eye on

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Recipes: Two hearty Tuscan dishes that let beans and potatoes shine

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Piece by piece, this Vermont company built a pandemic-proof business in $1,000 jigsaw puzzles

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Artist lights up Chinatown with 'a wonderful canopy' of lanterns

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THE FINE PRINT -- You may think that street in the Seaport is public, but it's not. And the city of Boston didn't issue that parking ticket -- Parking on Fan Pier Boulevard is more complicated than it may seem.

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More from The Fine Print: A forgotten EZPass transponder, a lingering headache

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Buying a home? Good luck. Prices soared 14 percent last month -- With the number of properties for sale way down and demand up, the region's real estate market ended the summer in a "frenzied" state.

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Holliston's 'Balancing Rock' — the town's very own Stonehenge — has fallen -- The fall of Balancing Rock brought a sudden end to the beloved Holliston icon, a naturally occurring oddity that has been celebrated for generations and is now wrapped in local lore.

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R.I. governor blames students at two colleges for the state's rise in cases and positivity rate

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This time, Quincy Center's revival looks legit

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Revere was going through a revival before COVID-19. Can it stay on track?

1 month ago

Davis Square's character is being challenged. Can it survive?

7 days ago

$1.1b Hub on Causeway project is remaking a neighborhood

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See more from our business series 'On the Street': The changing face of Greater Boston neighborhoods

29 days ago

Blind Spot -- An 11-month Globe investigation found that people nationwide are dying in crashes caused by drivers who should have had their licenses suspended. One in 10 US drivers has at least one offense — from speeding to vehicular homicide — that isn't reflected on their driving record.

1 month ago

The virus's tale -- Track the coronavirus pandemic in Massachusetts to its roots and you find a story driven by heroics, ingenuity, error, pain, and a hard question: How could a state famous for health care excellence have suffered such a vast loss of human life?

3 months ago

At the edge of a warming world -- To the millions of us who visit Cape Cod once or twice a summer, the effects of climate change can seem subtle, if we see them at all: A breach in the dunes. A crack in the pavement. But once you know how to see what is shifting, changing and washing away, it is impossible to ignore. Come with us as we explore the Cape to better understand what climate change is doing here, what it means for the future of this beloved place, and what the cost of inaction might be.

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Scot Lehigh -- A Pinocchio court strategy for today's GOP

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Boston-area infectious disease specialists and pediatricians -- The messy science behind the coronavirus and opening schools

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JEFF JACOBY -- Scrap life terms for Supreme Court justices

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EDITORIAL -- Set term limits for Supreme Court justices

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Photos: Ruth Bader Ginsburg is remembered at Supreme Court building

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Photos: Hurricane Sally wallops the Gulf Coast

7 days ago

Photos: West Coast wildfire smoke creates hazy skies in Massachusetts

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Life on Boston's streets during the pandemic

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YVONNE ABRAHAM -- Is this mayor up to it?

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Heat 112, Celtics 109 -- Herro ball: Heat rookie's huge game beats Celtics, and other observations as Miami takes 3-1 lead

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Red Sox 9, Orioles 1 -- In his final start of season, Nate Eovaldi delivers a command performance for Red Sox

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. crash due to pilot's error

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1 year ago

The world needs Covid-19 vaccines. It may also be overestimating their power

3 months ago

In a medical first, doctors treat Parkinson's with a novel brain cell transplant

3 months ago

A cancer patient reconsiders her end-of-life wishes amid Covid-19

3 months ago

Covid-19′s future: small outbreaks, monster wave, or ongoing crisis

3 months ago

Stay up to date with STAT's Covid-19 Tracker

5 months ago

Disney delays Marvel movie 'Black Widow,' Spielberg's 'West Side Story' due to pandemic

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Boston Fed's Rosengren: 'Most difficult part of the recovery is still ahead of us'

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Developer aims to transform Bayside Expo Center site into Dorchester Bay City

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Massive Suffolk Downs project poised to get green light from the BPDA

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Fauci, Hahn seek to reassure public on vaccine safety

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Perspective -- The myth of Native American extinction harms everyone

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Your Home | Relaxing Retreats -- Stay-at-home design: Bright gathering spaces and moody nooks for study and work

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Your Home | Relaxing Retreats -- How the pandemic is changing what Boston-area home buyers want

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Cooking -- Weeknight recipes: Balsamic tarragon chicken and quick mascarpone mousse

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Jaylen Brown, Brad Stevens among those disappointed in Breonna Taylor grand jury decision

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After showing signs of regression, can Rafael Devers remain at third?

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Providence's street murals address concrete issues, plus flights of fancy

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Rally in Franklin Park calls for justice for Breonna Taylor

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Massachusetts representatives recount dismaying Fort Hood visit

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Thai protesters reinstall plaque symbolizing democracy

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Canada's Napa Valley seeks elusive audience: Canadian wine drinkers

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Russia is slow to administer COVID-19 vaccine despite Kremlin's approval

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President Trump declines to commit to peaceful transfer of power if he loses

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The two October non-surprises that will frame the final month of the presidential campaign

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'You are not listening.' Anthony Fauci challenges Sen. Rand Paul on criticism of New York coronavirus measures

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DraftKings fills two new board seats

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Judge: Eric Trump must testify in NY probe before election

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Grant initiative aims to help women-owned restaurants

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Obama asks his 32 million followers on Instagram to text him with 'what's on your mind'

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Lufthansa to roll out rapid coronavirus testing, a move that could change pandemic air travel

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Sky high: Mass. marijuana is among the most expensive in the nation

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Healey warns medical marijuana nonprofit over failure to disclose finances

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After landlord's change of heart, West Coast marijuana brand Cookies could land in Harvard Square

22 days ago

Privacy rights win in Robert Kraft case

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Trump on the stump

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Keep the feds out of civics education

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Unexpected croissants from Bondir

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Recipe: Roasting plums slowly with vanilla sugar turns them deliciously sweet and jammy

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Urban Grape announces two wine-studies award winners

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Lufthansa to roll out rapid coronavirus testing, a move that could change pandemic air travel

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Worcester Art Museum plans an October reopening

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Authors show their love for libraries with prizes for the BPL's online auction

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On the rights of women 25 years after the Beijing Declaration on Women

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Claudia Rankine on race, reading, and conversation

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Fall film festivals, coming to your living room

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It's the 1970 Miss World beauty pageant, when protests erupted, and now 'Misbehaviour' ensues

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In 'Kajillionaire,' the family that scams together may — or may not — stay together

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'Fargo' returns with a vengeance

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From Emmys splash to syndication plunge for 'Schitt's Creek'

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Kim Cattrall does not disappoint in 'Filthy Rich'

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From blues to bluegrass, new roots music from six homegrown artists

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The Metropolitan Opera will remain closed until fall 2021

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How do you tell the story of Beethoven's life and art?

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Shakespeare troupe is at one with nature at the Arnold Arboretum

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From Arlekin Players Theatre, a real-life drama

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Boston Ballet adds seven new dancers

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The 7 minutes of chaos and confusion that led to the police shooting of Juston Root

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On the menu in the Berkshires, a recipe for renewal and homespun recovery

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Apple picking time seems sweeter than ever

6 days ago

Lois Torf, print collector who helped MFA 'set the highest standards,' dies at 93

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Tommy DeVito, original member of the Four Seasons, dies at 92

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Tommy DeVito, founding member of the Four Seasons, dies

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