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Keegan: Sir Charles Barkley, King of All Sports Media

1 day ago   |   Boston Herald

His unfiltered tongue earned Howard Stern the title “King of All Media.” He tells the truth as he sees it and lets the audience love him, hate him or ignore him. That's the...
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Sleepy Joe Biden comes out of the basement

2 days ago   |   Boston Herald

Punxsutawney Joe Biden emerged from the basement Monday and saw his shadow, which means six more weeks of gaffeapalooza, at least. It was Memorial Day, so Joe shakily climbed...
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Open the school by fall, says Boston City Councilor Annissa Essaibi-George

Open the school by fall, says Boston City Councilor Annissa Essaibi-George

2 days ago   |   Boston Herald

Boston City Councilor Annissa Essaibi-George is sounding the alarm that school must resume this fall. Annissa Essaibi George As a former school teacher and mother to four...
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Paul Krugman Wants You to Stay Home Until January

2 days ago   |   Real Clear Politics

Pulitzer-winning economist and New York Times columnist Paul Krugman wants you to stay at home until January. At least, that's the only logical way his tweet on Saturday can be...
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Help! One Company Refused to Refund Travelers More Than $100,000

2 days ago   |   NY Times

Then our columnist intervened with the Boston-based tour operator Overseas Adventure Travel.
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Libraries full of reservations over opening ‘much too soon' under Baker's plan

3 days ago   |   Boston Herald

Frustrated librarians are expressing deep concern that a rush to reopen the Bay State's book stacks could be deadly thanks to barely-there guidance from Gov. Charlie Baker and...
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Democrats not about to let a good pandemic go to waste

3 days ago   |   Boston Herald

If only Democrats were as good at winning elections as they are at moving goalposts. It's one of their greatest skills, right behind Twitter clap-backs and fat-shaming. We've...
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Ron Darling sounds off on MLB restart concerns, Mets 2020 outlook

Ron Darling sounds off on MLB restart concerns, Mets 2020 outlook

4 days ago   |   New York Post

Mets icon and current SNY analyst Ron Darling talks with Post columnist Steve Serby about baseball's potential return from the pandemic and what it might look like: Q: Do you...
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UN Expert Calls Move to Forgive Khashoggi Killers a ‘Parody' 

5 days ago   |   Bloomberg

The decision of Jamal Khashoggi's family to forgive Saudis accused of his murder was described as both shocking and anticipated by a United Nations investigator who has said...
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Charlie Baker's over the top message: Veterans fought for our right to wear masks

5 days ago   |   Boston Herald

His voice rising, Gov. Charlie Baker delivered an impassioned plea for Massachusetts residents to wear face masks on the kickoff of the Memorial Day weekend, saying not wearing...
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3-year-old boy honored for quick-thinking that saved neighbor trapped in...

3-year-old boy honored for quick-thinking that saved neighbor trapped in basement

The police department's lifesaving award is usually given to an officer for heroic actions in the line of duty, but Wednesday, it was given to a 3-year-old boy. Read more ...

Historic SpaceX astronaut launch scrubbed

Historic SpaceX astronaut launch scrubbed

SpaceX and NASA have scrubbed Wednesday's attempt at launching astronauts from American soil for the first time since 2011. Read more ...

Poll shows half of Americans would get a COVID-19 vaccine

Poll shows half of Americans would get a COVID-19 vaccine

Only about half of Americans say they would get a COVID-19 vaccine if the scientists working to create one succeed, a new poll finds. Read more ...

LeBron James joins chorus of athletes speaking out about killing of George Floyd

LeBron James joins chorus of athletes speaking out about killing of George Floyd

NBA superstar LeBron James has joined the chorus of notable high-profile athletes who have voiced their outrage over the death of George Floyd. Read more ...

Passenger walks away from almost $139K after being questioned at Boston airport

Passenger walks away from almost $139K after being questioned at Boston airport

The man originally claimed it was just $1,500, state police said. Read more ...

NASA chief "all in" for Tom Cruise to make a movie on a space station

NASA chief "all in" for Tom Cruise to make a movie on a space station

NASA is rolling out the International Space Station's red carpet for Tom Cruise to make a movie in orbit. Read more ...

China's parliament adopts plan to impose security law on Hong Kong

China's parliament adopts plan to impose security law on Hong Kong

The Chinese parliament on Thursday passed a national security bill that ramps up security in Hong Kong. Anti-Beijing protests in the autonomous city were reignited by the... Read more ...

Protesters rally in support of George Floyd in Sacramento

Protesters rally in support of George Floyd in Sacramento

Dozens of people protested in Sacramento Wednesday night against the death of a black man in Minneapolis police custody. Read more ...

Disney proposes mid-July reopening of theme parks

Disney proposes mid-July reopening of theme parks

Walt Disney World officials proposed a plan on Wednesday that would allow it to begin reopening theme parks on July 11. Read more ...

Virus fear alone not enough for mail balloting, Texas court says

Virus fear alone not enough for mail balloting, Texas court says

Texas officials fighting to block widespread mail-in voting during the pandemic claimed victory after the state's highest court ruled Wednesday that a lack of immunity to the... Read more ...