Winds, flooding wreak havoc on Mass. as nor’easter batters state

Winds, flooding wreak havoc on Mass. as nor’easter batters state

Powerful winds, rain, and some snow moved into Mass. Friday as part of a weather system that has prompted voluntary evacuations and sandbagging downtown. Continue reading →

 

‘It’s all gone now’: After deaths of 4 in West Brookfield, questions linger

When police arrived Thursday, they found Sara Bermudez and her three children dead in a bedroom, their bodies showing signs of burns.Continue reading →

 

Trip to Rio tripped up by Delta’s bad info

When Tom Donahue landed in sunny Rio on Feb. 17, he was greeted by two grim-faced, uniformed officers who escorted him into a small, windowless room where he would remain for 14 hours. Continue reading →

 

These women are leading the charge against Trump in Mass.

Massachusetts might be known as a liberal bastion, but the state’s political power structure has long been a boys’ club. That’s starting to change. Continue reading →

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THE NATION

Pentagon exploring new job for McMaster

The report is fueling speculation that the national security adviser will soon leave his current position. Continue reading →

Colorado House expels member accused of harassment

A Democratic representative was accused of sexually harassing five women, including a fellow legislator. Continue reading →

Antigun boycott spreads to other outdoor products

REI and Mountain Equipment Co-op are suspending orders for bike helmets and water bottles made by a makers of assault-style rifles. Continue reading →

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THE WORLD

US and Russia clash over blame for Syria chemical attacks

The debate comes amid reports of suspected chemical attacks in the rebel-held suburbs of Damascus. Continue reading →

Suicide bomb in Afghan capital kills girl, wounds 22

The blast occurred in a Kabul neighborhood that is home to a police station and the government’s customs offices. Continue reading →

Netanyahu is questioned in 3rd corruption case

The allegations are the weightiest so far in a string of corruption investigations that are jeopardizing the Israeli leader’s political future. Continue reading →

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EDITORIAL & OPINION

MICHAEL A. COHEN

A Cabinet full of corruption

This kind of venality at the highest levels of the US government has little modern precedent. Continue reading →

LETTERS

Teachers, guns, and money: Formidable foes square off

High school students speak out, the NRA digs in — will elected officials step up? Continue reading →

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METRO

Group of friends bought the old marble steps from Chelsea City Hall – and then tragedy struck

The day Courtney Hickson, Beth Novak, Matt Frank, and John Byrnes won Chelsea City Hall’s old marble steps in an auction, Hickson died in a traffic collision. Continue reading →

BSO report finds new claims of sexual misconduct by conductor

An investigation found evidence of sexual misconduct by BSO guest conductor Charles Dutoit with four women. Continue reading →

Winds, flooding wreak havoc on Mass. as nor’easter batters state

Powerful winds, rain, and some snow moved into Mass. Friday as part of a weather system that has prompted voluntary evacuations and sandbagging downtown. Continue reading →

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SPORTS

FRIDAY’S SCHOOL ROUNDUP

Boston Latin hangs on to beat Methuen

They had to work a little bit harder for the victory, but the result was the same for the Boston Latin boys’ hockey team. Continue reading →

RED SOX NOTEBOOK

Sam Travis makes powerful impression on Alex Cora

The Red Sox manager said Travis, coming off a two-homer day, will get playing time in the outfield. Continue reading →

GOLF ROUNDUP

Only 21, Shubhankar Sharma makes splash in WGC debut

Sharma had such control over his game that he putted for birdie on every hole except the par-4 eighth Continue reading →

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BUSINESS & TECH

Biogen, AbbVie pull MS drug after several patients suffer brain inflammation

Zinbryta was approved for sale in 2016 and is used by about 3,000 people worldwide.Continue reading →

Small effects, big risks come with Trump’s new trade tariffs

The toll on the US economy will be small, unless the international reaction triggers a trade war. Continue reading →

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OBITUARIES

Richard E. Taylor, 88, Nobel recipient who plumbed matter

The Canadian-born experimental physicist shared the 1990 Nobel Prize in physics for the discovery of quarks, one of the fundamental particles in the universe. Continue reading →

Bud Luckey, 83, animator who designed Woody from ‘Toy Story’

Known to some colleagues as Bud Low-Key, Mr. Luckey helped shape the whimsical worlds and characters of movies such as ‘‘A Bug’s Life,’’ ‘‘Toy Story 2,’’ and ‘‘Monsters, Inc.’’ Continue reading →

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GOOD LIFE

So why do we watch ‘The Bachelor’?

LA Times reporter and Massachusetts native Amy Kaufman’s new book tries to sort out her fascination — and ours. Continue reading →

Jewelers prep for the Super Bowl of sparkle: The Oscars

The Academy Awards are the Super Bowl of sparkle, at least to the jewelers vying to adorn all those famous ears, necks and wrists. Continue reading →

Twitter purged thousands of bot accounts – and so should you

The bots are out there on Twitter, more than you might think. But you can spot them, if you know how to look. Continue reading →

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