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Pols join mothers in call for gun legislation amid local, national violence

2 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Parents of victims of gun violence renewed calls for federal gun legislation Sunday, citing shootings in Boston over the past year as well as mass shootings in California...
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Marty Walsh sounds support for Ed Markey over Joe Kennedy III

2 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Mayor Martin Walsh said Sen. Ed Markey, facing a possible challenge by U.S. Rep Joseph Kennedy III, can count on his support as the incumbent senator is the latest to face a...
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Trump Trade Adviser Claims China Tariffs 'Not Hurting Anybody' In U.S

Trump Trade Adviser Claims China Tariffs 'Not Hurting Anybody' In U.S

4 hours ago   |   The Huffington Post

Peter Navarro's assertion came just days after the administration announced that it would delay its latest round of tariffs to avoid impacting holiday shoppers.
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Backers of rural dental care find something to smile about

5 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

AUGUSTA, Maine - It can be hard to keep smiles healthy in rural areas, where dentists are few and far between and residents often are poor and lack dental coverage. Efforts to...
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Trump affirms that Mike Pence will be 2020 running mate

5 hours ago   |   Reuters

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he would keep Vice President Mike Pence as his running mate when he seeks re-election in November 2020.
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Trade war's losers could include microchips, energy, banks

5 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

NEW YORK - Looking across the stock market, it's hard to find a company that isn't vulnerable in some degree to the U.S.-China trade war. Stocks of companies that do lots of...
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Another sizzling edition of Falmouth Road Race in books

Another sizzling edition of Falmouth Road Race in books

9 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

FALMOUTH - It's too bad that late Falmouth Road Race founder Tommy Leonard, who passed away in January at the age of 85, wasn't around to witness the 47th edition of his scenic...
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White House aide Kudlow confirms Trump interest in Greenland

11 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow is confirming that President Donald Trump "wants to take a look at" buying Greenland, although the semi-autonomous...
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Trump's top economic advisers try to calm recession fears

Trump's top economic advisers try to calm recession fears

12 hours ago   |   Politico   |   2 articles

Two of President Donald Trump's top economic advisers sought to tamp down concerns Sunday that the U.S. may be sliding into a recession. In appearances on the Sunday show...
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‘I am not dying today' - Lowell charter captain recalls moments following collision

14 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

A Lowell charter boat captain says rescue crews saved his life when his boat capsized in a collision on Saturday. Paul Belley's boat, the 21-foot Janet Marie, collided with the...
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Louisiana Governor During Hurricane Katrina Disaster Dies

Louisiana Governor During Hurricane Katrina Disaster Dies

Former Gov. Kathleen Babineaux Blanco died Sunday in hospice care at 76 years old. She was Louisiana's first elected female governor. Read more ...

Top Trump Advisor: Greenland Purchase Is 'Developing'

Top Trump Advisor: Greenland Purchase Is 'Developing'

Larry Kudlow kept the Greenland story alive on Fox News Sunday even though the island nation has said it's not for sale , reports NBC News. The White House economic advisor... Read more ...

Trump's top economic advisers try to calm recession fears

Trump's top economic advisers try to calm recession fears

Two of President Donald Trump's top economic advisers sought to tamp down concerns Sunday that the U.S. may be sliding into a recession. In appearances on the Sunday show... Read more ...

Shell to Union Workers: Show Up for Trump or Else

Shell to Union Workers: Show Up for Trump or Else

Union workers at a Pennsylvania petrochemical plant had two choices: Show up for President Trump's speech and get paid or skip the day and lose the pay, the Pittsburgh... Read more ...

3 nights of tear gas-free protests as Hong Kong's anti-government movement...

3 nights of tear gas-free protests as Hong Kong's anti-government movement gives peace a chance

This story is being published as part of a content partnership with the South China Morning Post. It originally appeared on scmp.com on August 18, 2019. Hundreds of thousands... Read more ...

Trump Says He's Weighing 'Large Real Estate Deal' To Buy Greenland

Trump Says He's Weighing 'Large Real Estate Deal' To Buy Greenland

He seems to think Denmark might go for it because "we protect Denmark." Read more ...

Boston's Dominican Parade

Boston's Dominican Parade

BOSTON, MA - AUGUST 18: Xiomara Martinez of Jamaica Plain, right, dances as she watches the Dominican Parade pass by along Centre Street in Jamaica Plain on August 18, 2019 in... Read more ...

Trump Trade Adviser Claims China Tariffs 'Not Hurting Anybody' In U.S

Trump Trade Adviser Claims China Tariffs 'Not Hurting Anybody' In U.S

Peter Navarro's assertion came just days after the administration announced that it would delay its latest round of tariffs to avoid impacting holiday shoppers. Read more ...

Nancy Pelosi warns cuts in foreign aid could jeopardize budget deal

Nancy Pelosi warns cuts in foreign aid could jeopardize budget deal

Speaker Nancy Pelosi is warning the Trump administration that a White House proposal to cut billions of dollars in foreign aid could imperil a recent two-year budget agreement... Read more ...

Steve Bullock Says Immigration Chief Is Unfit: Like 'Putin In Charge Of...

Steve Bullock Says Immigration Chief Is Unfit: Like 'Putin In Charge Of Election Security'

The Montana governor and Democratic presidential candidate slammed Ken Cuccinelli for championing the administration's "public charge" policy. Read more ...