Women say famed director assaulted them at Harvard Club of New York

Five women contend James Toback harassed and assaulted them at the Manhattan club between 1980 and 2012.

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The five women are demanding an apology and answers from the club and the university.

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President Trump on Monday unveiled a new plan to combat the opioid epidemic — including tougher punishments for those selling drugs illegally.

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Tying his strict immigration rhetoric to the overdose crisis, President Trump mentioned two Massachusetts cities by name — Boston and Lawrence.


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The second installment of Oxygen’s two-part documentary about the former Patriots player looks at some of his relationships.


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“There’s no denying this is the toughest thing we’ve ever been through,” said the Red Sox closer, “but we’ve been in the right place.”

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Following the moving pieces with the Patriots

They haven’t made splashy deals, but here is a progress report on what they have done and where they stand.

Broadway In Boston’s 2018-19 season includes a production of “Hello, Dolly!” at the Boston Opera House.

Julieta Cervantes

‘Dear Evan Hansen,’ ‘Hello, Dolly!’ highlight Broadway In Boston’s 2018-19 season

Three of the season’s 11 shows will be presented in the reopened Colonial Theatre.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/03/19/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Clipboard-14126.jpg What you need to know about changes to Mass. driving licenses

The RMV is going dark this weekend, and when it comes back, drivers will see big changes for renewing their licenses.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/03/14/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/greenhouse_15bostoncalling-3_metro.jpg Judge denies prosecution motion, possibly putting Boston Calling case in jeopardy

Prosecutors have said they would be on a “collision course with dismissal” if US District Court Judge Leo T. Sorokin followed through with his plans.

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The advice comes out of a new attempt to determine the risks of catching germs on an airplane.

Opinion | Maggie Hassan

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Betsy DeVos does not understand that public education is a necessary foundation for a democracy.

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According to prosecutors, Ranjan Thapa told police “I know I’m in trouble, I had sex with her.”

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“Every single one of those people was qualified to do their job,” the governor said during a testy exchange with reporters.

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Joseph diGenova, a former US attorney, is expected to become an outspoken player for the president.

A man cleared snow off his roof in Sudbury last week.

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Boston could see 10 inches of snow from Wednesday’s storm

A winter storm watch has been posted for much of Massachusetts for Wednesday into Thursday as another tempest barrels down on the region.

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Boston could see up to a foot of snow in the high-end scenario, according to National Weather Service maps.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/03/20/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/davis_boscol4A_spts.jpg Donato sparkles, but Bruins bow to Blue Jackets in overtime

Cam Atkinson’s game-winner spoiled a brilliant NHL debut by Ryan Donato, who had a goal and two assists.

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Authorities say the brother of the teen charged with killing 17 people at a Florida school has been arrested for trespassing at the same school.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/03/19/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/bermuda-6149.jpg US student found dead in Bermuda after intense search

Authorities have not determined a cause of death of Mark Dombroski, a 19-year-old student from Pennsylvania who disappeared following a rugby tournament.

Hiawatha Bray | Tech Lab

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A political research firm linked to the Trump campaign may have improperly accessed user data, but Facebook should not have allowed it to happen.

City wants companies to stop self-driving car tests in Seaport

Boston-based Optimus Ride and nuTonomy have been testing their technology in the city under an agreement with local officials.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/11/14/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/BD_15robotdog01_met.jpg Jeff Bezos and the futuristic dog-robot from Boston Dynamics step out

Jeff Bezos, Amazon.com founder and chief executive, took a stroll with a futuristic man’s best friend — the spindly-legged Boston Dynamics robot-dog that keeps going viral.

Vote in round 2 of Munch Madness

The results are in from Round 1 of this year’s Munch Madness restaurant tournament bracket. Appropriately for New England, seafood dominated.

Debuting Love Letters: The Podcast

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In Season One, Meredith Goldstein explores this question through intimate stories of love and heartbreak and confessions from her own life.

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UMBC can teach Massachusetts about something more than basketball, but about higher education and the future of UMass Boston.

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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Ramesh “Sunny” Balwani is a virtual ghost — despite spending nearly seven years in the No. 2 position at the blood-testing startup.

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At the beginning of the maestro’s 50-year career, Levine ran what some young musicians considered a cult, allegedly making members take loyalty tests and engage in group sex.

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2018 Paralympic Winter Games

Scenes from the Paralympics taking place March 9-18 in PyeongChang, South Korea. 670 athletes with disabilities from around the world compete in 80 events in six different sports.


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