Turmoil strikes the Boston Athenaeum

The Albert Gordon Reading Room of the Boston Athenaeum.

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The venerable private library has been rocked by internal divisions and widespread staff departures.

02/2432018 Winchester Ma-Two people were stabbed at the Winchester Public Library. A person has been taken into custody. Jonathan Wiggs /Globe Staff Reporter:Topic.

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‘We knew something would happen.’

Winchester residents recalled troubling warning signs in the wake of a fatal stabbing at the library. The alleged attacker is in custody. A 22-year-old woman is dead.

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Parts of the state face winter weather advisories on Sunday as snow, sleet, and rain make for a cold and wet end of the weekend, according to the National Weather Service.

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The scent of hot dogs, ketchup, and fryer grease perfumed the air as loyalists lined up to feast at a neighborhood institution.

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The Department of Correction has announced that inmates in maximum security will be allowed a maximum of five names on their preapproved visitor list.

Governor Charlie Baker.

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National Democrats may not invest in Baker fight

The campaign of Democratic candidate Setti Warren, the former mayor of Newton, blasted the tepid support.

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Michael Lopes, 26, was arrested on firearms charges, police said.

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The leaders of the major Christian sects in Jerusalem say they are closing the Church of the Holy Sepulchre for several hours to protest an Israeli plan to tax their properties.

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China’s ruling Communist Party has proposed removing a limit of two consecutive terms for the country’s president and vice president, the country’s official news agency said Sunday.

President Enrique Peña Nieto of Mexico.

Mexico’s president shelves plan to visit White House

A call between the two countries’ leaders ended in an impasse over President Trump’s promised border wall.

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The memo aims to counter GOP allegations that the FBI abused government surveillance powers in its investigation into Russian election interference.

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Fla. students face an NRA that’s even more powerful than before

The kids from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School face long odds, as the NRA stands in their way.

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The group will supplement the federal National Instant Criminal Background Check System.

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The office said it is investigating allegations that multiple deputies failed to enter Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.

USA's Megan Keller (L) holds the US flag with teammate Danielle Cameranesi after the medal ceremony after winning the women's ice hockey event during the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at the Gangneung Hockey Centre in Gangneung on February 22, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / JUNG Yeon-JeJUNG YEON-JE/AFP/Getty Images

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It’s a shame the USA’s best moment happened overnight

What a shame that the women’s hockey team’s gold-medal win happened in the middle of the night on the East Coast.

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The closing ceremony, titled “The Next Wave,” was an eye-popping and delightful display of music, choreography and lights and fireworks.


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Norway will leave the 2018 Olympics as the victor in the medals race, and United States Olympic Committee thinks the US can learn a thing or two from the Norwegians.

Two Newton colleges move toward merging

The presidents of Mount Ida College and Lasell College said they hope that combining forces will help keep tuition as low as possible while maintaining the quality of both schools’ academics.

State trooper shoots man in the foot during arrest on I-93, officials say

The 28-year-old Randolph man was taken to a Boston hospital with injuries that appeared to be non-life-threatening, State Police spokesman David Procopio said.


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The All-Star guard scored 31 points to lift the Celtics to their second straight win after the All-Star break.


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Ron Hainsey’s score with 1:23 remaining pushed Toronto ahead of the Bruins in the Atlantic Division.

Actress and model Abbey Lee; below as a teenager.

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Modeling’s glamour hides web of abuse

The fashion industry is built on glamour and allure, but many models, especially the very young, know it for something else: sexual exploitation and abuse.

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A judge’s decision linking burn pit exposure to lung disease offers a glimmer of hope for better health care coverage for veterans of Iraq.


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