'Free speech' rally in Boston

More than 500 officers will keep peace at ‘free speech’ rally

Mayor Walsh and Commissioner William Evans reiterated that items that can be used as weapons will not be permitted at the “free speech” rally.

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They’re expecting up to 30,000 people to participate but 10,000 are expected to march from Roxbury to Boston Common.

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With thousands of people expected in and around Boston Common, here is the schedule and location of each demonstration.

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“He should address the American people, acknowledge that he was wrong, apologize,” Mitt Romney said.


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When his face was recognized in the torch-lit crowd at the Charlottesville rally, a local man was outed as a notorious Nazi apologist.

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Eagle-eyed readers of the resignation letter noted that the first letter of each paragraph spelled out “RESIST.”

Ground Game

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The winner of the US Senate race there might determine which party controls the Senate after the 2018 elections.

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“You can’t wash this one away by shaking my hand and saying, ‘I’m sorry.’ I’m not forgiving for that,” the mother of Heather Heyer said.

Flight attendants say social media is both a positive and negative tool.

Matej Kastelic

Does social media make it miserable to be a flight attendant? We asked.

Passengers’ ability to complain — loudly, publicly, and instantly, thanks to social media — means on-the-job altercations have become increasingly stressful for airline staff. But there’s also a benefit to the immediate feedback.

Rachel G. Bowers

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At the Winston-Salem Open in North Carolina and other events, they’re prepared for Monday’s rare event.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/08/18/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Allenstown.jpg N.H. authorities identify mysterious serial killer

The man who murdered a woman and three girls in Allenstown, including his own daughter, was Terry Peder Rasmussen, born in Denver in 1943.

White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon (right) listened to President Donald Trump at the beginning of a meeting with cybersecurity experts in January.

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Steve Bannon leaving White House post

Press secretary Sarah Sanders said, “White House Chief of Staff John Kelly and Steve Bannon have mutually agreed today would be Steve’s last day.”

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Fourteen. Catorce. Quatorze. Quattordici. Say it however you want — that’s the number of high-profile political appointees who have come and gone since January.

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Walsh quickly tapped his chief financial officer David Sweeney to succeed Daniel Koh.

King Felipe of Spain, center, Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy, center left, and and Catalonia regional President Carles Puigdemont, center right, join people observing a minute of silence in memory of the terrorist attacks victims in Las Ramblas, Barcelona, Spain, Friday, Aug. 18, 2017. Spanish police on Friday shot and killed five people carrying bomb belts who were connected to the Barcelona van attack that killed at least 13, as the manhunt intensified for the perpetrators of Europe's latest rampage claimed by the Islamic State group. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)

1 American killed, 1 hurt in Barcelona attacks

The State Department said diplomats from the US consulate in Barcelona are working with local authorities to identify the victims.

Eddie Doyle, the model for Sam Malone of ‘Cheers’ fame (right) and Tommy Leonard, who worked the bar at the Eliot Lounge.

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A couple of generous bartenders walk out of a bar and start giving

Bartenders Tommy Leonard and Eddie Doyle have never lost their zeal for good deeds and that zeal will again be on display this weekend.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/08/17/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/67tonyc-hero.jpg A sickening thud, in the heart of a magical ‘67 Red Sox season

Tony Conigliaro and the Red Sox were scuffling as July turned to August in that magical season of 1967. Then came the pitch.


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Jacoby Brissett, for one, will be under scrutiny as the Patriots face the Texans in Houston Saturday night.

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The South Boston native said she is now focused on “my health, the growth of my business, and achieving work/life balance.”

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Local office managers get surprised with thanks

Five businesses surprise their office managers with gifts and praise. Watch their reactions and learn how each of them is the heart of their business.

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If you have been a victim or witnessed a hate incident, share your information here so we can investigate.


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People across the U.S. will be able to watch Monday’s solar eclipse — but can watching it without any protection hurt your eyes?


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