After bill fails to clear key hurdle, Obamacare repeal’s future uncertain

After winning a dramatic initial vote, Senate Republicans will see if they can pass a bill, but were met with an early setback Tuesday night.

// What to watch for as the Senate takes up health care legislation

Here’s a primer on how to watch this week’s Senate debate on repealing and replacing the Obama health law.

// Trump tweet takes aim at Alaska senator over health vote

President Trump said Senator Lisa Murkowski of Alaska “really let the Republicans, and our country, down yesterday. Too bad!”

President Trump at the swearing-in ceremony for Attorney General Jeff Sessions in February.

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Why Trump can’t just say, ‘Jeff, you’re fired’

Here are three problems the president would have in firing the attorney general.

// Caught on hot mic, New England senators unload on Trump

Susan Collins of Maine and Jack Reed of R.I. discussed the federal budget — and the president’s lack of familiarity with governing.

//[1].jpg Worcester man accused in Vanessa Marcotte murder due in court today

Angelo Colon-Ortiz’s defense attorney has said he is “shaken” by the charges.

// Implications of federal ruling on fishing limits could ripple

For the first time, government officials overruled a recommendation by a panel that oversees East Coast fishing issues.


// VA secretary widens probe into troubled N.H. hospital

David Shulkin said he wants a review of care at the Manchester facility to be “comprehensive, transparent and brand-new.”

Footsteps in her attic from man secretly living there, police say

Officers in Virginia say they discovered the intruder, along with a backpack, clothing and bedding.

// CTE study details toll on football players

Researchers studied the donated brains of 202 players, and interviewed their loved ones about mood and behavioral problems.

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In the kitchen (facing page), Cube pendants from Tech Lighting add contemporary flair. The kitchen cabinetry is painted Benjamin Moore Stratford Blue. The counter stools are from West Elm.

Anthony Crisafulli

Your Home | Design Refreshers

Turning a shabby beach house into a waterfront paradise

It was dark, drab, and decrepit, but the new owners went to great lengths to save it.

// Delete ‘Singin’ In the Rain’ from your playlist - for now

After days of dark skies, the sun and some warmer temperatures return today.

Dan Shaughnessy

// There’s fun in watching these Red Sox play follow the leader

Friday night will be interesting when the Sox return to Fenway with David Price on the mound.

Eduardo Nunez scored during Tuesday’s Giants-Pirates game in San Francisco. Later in the night the Giants traded Nunez to the Red Sox.

Associated Press

Red Sox acquire third baseman Eduardo Nunez from Giants

The Red Sox sent a pair of minor league pitchers to the Giants for the 2016 All-Star.

Mariners 6, Red Sox 5 (13 inn.)

// Red Sox may go sleepless in Seattle after this dramatic loss

Boston held a 5-4 lead going into the bottom of the 13th, but reliever Doug Fister yielded two runs.

// South End renters on the brink of eviction

Residents of a Harrison Avenue row house face eviction after its owner accepted a $2 million offer.

Mitt Romney.

While the Senate debated Obamacare, Mitt Romney was waterskiing

The former governor and Republican nominee for president looked quite carefree while out on the water.

//[1].jpg Maître d’ ends long reign over a Boston bastion of couth

Louis Risoli has been maître d’ and fromager at L’Espalier for 34 years.

// Your Roomba may be mapping your home, collecting data that could be sold

That cute vacuum may be sucking up more than you think.

// Tinder couple takes their relationship offline after nearly three years

The pair’s story went viral after Josh Avsec tweeted out the messages they have exchanged since 2014.

// Suspect in N.H. gym beating wanted revenge, authorities said

Court records say Jordan Lamonde targeted the woman to get back at her ex-boyfriend’s brother. The accuser, muttering a barnyard phrase, eluded reporters.


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Here's how the Comm. Ave. bridge construction will impact commuters

Getting around the vicinity of the Commonwealth Avenue bridge will be hectic starting this week. The Commonwealth Avenue bridge replacement project begins at 9 p.m. on Wednesday, July 26, and will continue through 5 a.m. on Monday, August 14. The existing bridge, which was built around 1965, is in poor condition and the superstructure is […]