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Prosecutors describe Boston nightclub kidnap suspect's bizarre behavior, threats

49 minutes ago   |   Boston Herald

Prosecutors say a 23-year-old woman kidnapped in downtown Boston was plotting ways to escape during the three-day ordeal while her abductor raped her repeatedly and threatened...
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Judge grants Felicity Huffman brief delay for initial Boston appearance

1 hour ago   |   Boston Herald

A federal judge is allowing Felicity Huffman to postpone her initial appearance in U.S. District Court in Boston on fraud charges stemming from the explosive college exam-scam...
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Anti-Semitic vandals deface gravestones at Jewish cemetery

Anti-Semitic vandals deface gravestones at Jewish cemetery

1 hour ago   |   New York Post   |   2 articles

Dozens of gravestones at a Jewish cemetery in Massachusetts have been defaced with anti-Semitic messages and swastikas - including references to Adolf Hitler, according to...
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Woman Sues Harvard for Allegedly Profiting From Photos of Her Enslaved Ancestors

2 hours ago   |   Time   |   2 articles

Harvard University has “shamelessly” turned a profit from photos of two 19th-century slaves while ignoring requests to turn the photos over to the slaves' descendants...
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Harvard profiting from early images of slaves, descendant says in lawsuit

Harvard profiting from early images of slaves, descendant says in lawsuit

3 hours ago   |   Politico

Harvard University is profiting from of one of the earliest known photographs of an enslaved man, despite repeated requests by his descendants to stop doing so, the man's...
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Gaming commission looks to first week in April for hearings on Wynn license

3 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Massachusetts gaming regulators have tentatively set the adjudicatory hearing into Wynn Resorts' Everett casino license suitability for the first week of April. During an...
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Black Votes Matter: What Eliminating The Electoral College Would Mean For African-Americans

6 hours ago   |   News One

Black voters have plenty to gain from replacing the electoral college-a system built originally to protect the interest of white, male slave owners-with selecting presidents...
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A luxury rose for millennials to call their own

14 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Je ne sais quoi? I've heard the phrase but never understood it until I read it on a wine bottle. “Je ne sais quoi” is the lovely French way of describing “someone so unique and...
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Cultural Council needs an intervention, not a cash infusion

14 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

The Massachusetts Cultural Council, quick to spend lavishly on fine dining, travel and accommodations but slow to show any transparency to the taxpayer, must not get unfettered...
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Bill eyed to require income tax disclosures

16 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

A bill being considered on Beacon Hill would require presidential candidates to disclose the four previous years of their federal income tax returns 60 days before the primary...
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Patriots owner Robert Kraft declines plea deal in prostitution case

Patriots owner Robert Kraft declines plea deal in prostitution case

Prosecutors have offered to drop misdemeanor charges against Kraft in exchange for fines, community service and an admission they would be found guilty should the case go to... Read more ...

Beloved 97-year-old veteran working at grocery store says he's not retiring...

Beloved 97-year-old veteran working at grocery store says he's not retiring anytime soon

Retirement is not even on the radar for this 97-year-old man in New Jersey. Read more ...

Drinking very hot tea almost doubles risk of cancer, new study says

Drinking very hot tea almost doubles risk of cancer, new study says

Those who like their tea piping hot could be increasing their risk of esophageal cancer, according to a new study. Read more ...

'Stranger Things' season 3 trailer reveals new Upside Down monster

'Stranger Things' season 3 trailer reveals new Upside Down monster

In true 80s style, they're fighting it off in the local mall. Read more ...

Mother accused of abusing 7 adopted children to force them into making...

Mother accused of abusing 7 adopted children to force them into making YouTube videos

Arizona police have arrested an adoptive mother of seven children who allegedly starved and beat them if they failed to perform properly in her YouTube videos, sometimes... Read more ...

Clean Drinking Water A Bigger Global Threat Than Climate Change, EPA's...

Clean Drinking Water A Bigger Global Threat Than Climate Change, EPA's Wheeler Says

EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler says that unsafe drinking water - not climate change - poses the greatest and most immediate global threat to the environment. Read more ...

Quickly charge up your iPhone's Smart Battery Case!

Quickly charge up your iPhone's Smart Battery Case!

Apple's new Smart Battery Cases can be charged several ways: regular Lightning to USB, wirelessly with Qi-certified charging mats, or fast charge with a compatible power... Read more ...

Anti-Semitic vandals deface gravestones at Jewish cemetery

Anti-Semitic vandals deface gravestones at Jewish cemetery

Dozens of gravestones at a Jewish cemetery in Massachusetts have been defaced with anti-Semitic messages and swastikas - including references to Adolf Hitler, according to... Read more ...

Trump, George Conway continue explosive online feud

Trump, George Conway continue explosive online feud

The online feud between President Trump and the spouse of top White House aide Kellyanne Conway continued into a second day on Wednesday, with Trump calling George Conway the... Read more ...

EU keeps piling on fines on Google, slapping tech giant $1.7bn for blocking...

EU keeps piling on fines on Google, slapping tech giant $1.7bn for blocking rivals' ads

Google has been hit with a €1.5 billion fine by the European Union. The sanction marks the third antitrust penalty against the Big Tech firm in less than three years. Read more ...