14 GOP candidates try to make mark at N.H. forum

From left: Jeb Bush, Ben Carson, Chris Christie, Carly Fiorina, Lindsey Graham, Bobby Jindal, John Kasich, George Pataki, Rick Perry, Rick Santorum, and Scott Walker lined up before a candidates forum at Saint Anselm College. Three other candidates participated remotely from Washington.

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A scattershot debate format and a blizzard of issues prevented any of the 14 participants from standing out.

Authorities were at the scene of the tent collapse in Lancaster, N.H.

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Two dead, others injured in N.H. circus tent collapse

The tent, with more than 100 people inside, collapsed during a strong storm in Lancaster, officials said.

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The police commissioner is lukewarm to the idea, however. “I don’t want to firmly commit us until it’s vetted across the country.”

Several passing motorists honked in sympathy with the cab drivers, but most were not impressed with the protest.

‘You’re the minority,’ striking Cambridge taxi drivers told

Dozens of drivers said the ride-hailing services openly flout existing regulations and undercut taxi owners.

Mayor Jon Mitchell of New Bedford rode on the harbor master’s boat. ”We’re continuing to hit the singles and doubles of economic development. There isn’t anything sexy about those types of efforts,” he says.

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After setbacks, New Bedford eyes smaller projects

New Bedford officials say they’re determined to pursue less glamorous improvements to raise the city’s appeal and vitality.

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Authorities said Corey Benoit slammed his girlfriend into a wall and broke her collarbone during an argument.

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Police said a man, his sister, and another woman were in a car on Academy Terrace when a man opened fire.

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Prosecutors question why Hernandez lawyers did not disclose the nature of his relationship with the alleged tipster.

Foxboro--07/30/15 The New England Patriots held their first day of training camp at the practice filed next to Gillette Stadium. Tom Brady wipes his head during the sweltering practice. Globe staff photo by John Tlumacki(sports)

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NFL has been out of bounds in its dealings with Patriots

Tom Brady and the Patriots have made missteps, but the league’s actions appear to be petty and vindictive.

Jon Stewart, shown lampooning senator-elect Scott Brown in 2010, has made the appropriation of political and media clips a way of life.

Matthew Gilbert | Critic’s notebook

Jon Stewart’s game-changing legacy

The Stewart Effect will survive long after the comic has moved on from “The Daily Show.”

A screenshot of a faux Harvard Crimson editorial endorsing Donald Trump for president.

Parody Harvard Crimson editorial endorses Donald Trump

The Crimson denies any connection to the parody editorial, which seems to be courtesy of the Harvard Lampoon.

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Rory Golden was returning from an annual diving trip off of the coast of Ireland when he saw the bottle bobbing in the water.

Edward Wagner relaxed at Walden Pond, where parking fees have gone up to $8 from $5.

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Price increases take fun out of having fun in Boston

The cost of recreation and leisure activities here rose 3.7 percent in May, while the rest of the country enjoyed a decline.

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Four Navy SEALs and a Coast Guardsman began their fund-raiser for Camp Sunshine by running down Mount Washington.

Governor Charlie Baker.

Top Charlie Baker fund-raisers to receive weekend retreat on Cape

The two-day, invite-only event is replete with a wine tasting, cocktail hour, and clambake.

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As Florida’s governor, Jeb Bush offered brother George W. Bush nine pages of advice on how to use the power of the Oval Office to revitalize American federalism.

The Verb hotel near Fenway Park.

Hojoko opening at The Verb Hotel

The highly anticipated Fenway venture from Tim and Nancy Cushman is a “rock and roll izakaya,” they say, with a menu of dishes under $10.

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Last week’s crash at an airport in Milwaukee killed a Wenham man and his daughter.

Ground Game

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/04/16/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/bush2--90x90.jpg Who’s on top in the race for the GOP nomination?

The Boston Globe has revised its rankings of the top 10 Republican presidential candidates in New Hampshire.



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Who is a better antidote to the guarded Hillary Clinton and the safe campaign she is trying to run?

The Big Picture

Wildfires burn thousands of acres in California

Drought and extreme weather have fueled numerous wildfires in California that have destroyed property and forced evacuations.


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The revelation that hackers could remotely seize control of 1 million Chrysler automobiles delivers a stark warning.



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Trump’s comments about illegal immigrants from Mexico has riled US bishops