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Justin Timberlake performs songs from best original song nominee

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Justin Timberlake kicks off the Oscars

The pop star opened the show with a performance of “Can’t Stop the Feeling.”

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// Taraji P. Henson wows in a simple, dark gown on the Oscars red carpet

Do we even care what everyone else is wearing? (Spoiler: Yes.)

Who will win an Oscar? Who should?

Will “La La Land” sweep the Academy Awards? Critics Ty Burr and Janice Page discuss the movie’s dominance, and who could spoil it.


WASHINGTON, D.C. - FEBRUARY 22: (AFP-OUT) U.S. President Donald Trump discusses the federal budget in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on February 22, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images)

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Trump to ask for major cuts to EPA, increased spending for military

President Trump also wants no reductions to Social Security and Medicare, according to senior administration officials.

// Trump’s choice to be Navy secretary withdraws

President Trump’s choice to be secretary of the Navy, Philip Bilden, cited concerns about privacy and separating himself from his business interests.

Is violence a contagious disease?

Gunshot victim Kynndal Martin worked in the cafeteria at Boston Medical Center where he got his job through the job-placement program with the hospital's violence intervention advocacy program.

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A national drive works to recast the fractured lives that time and again put young people in danger.

// City pressing state for more liquor licenses

A new plan would reserve licenses specifically for certain neighborhoods until they had a restaurant that is ready to apply for one.

A memorial was left at Pond Street in Stoneham.

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16-year-old girl killed in Stoneham crash

“She was a very conscientious driver,” said the grandmother of 16-year-old Sydney Coiro. “We did not expect that this would ever happen.”

// Politics, prejudice pose problems in workplace

Vitriol has increasingly roiled the workplace in the Trump era, with charges of discrimination increasing.

// Startups’ latest nut to crack: food allergies

A number of Boston companies have launched non-medical alternatives to help allergy sufferers better maneuver through life.

// The worst day in the history of Lake Winnipesaukee

On the morning of Feb. 11 — Derby Day in New Hampshire — everything looked postcard-perfect. But looks can be deceiving.

// Internet privacy rules headed for showdown

A new FCC chairman and Republicans in Congress are threatening to repeal privacy rules for Internet service providers.


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// Striking a blow for privacy at the airport

Imagine an airport customs agent scrolling through your cellphone’s camera roll. It shouldn’t happen.

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// A life taken, but also a life lost

How did 14-year-old Raeshawn Moody wind up becoming among the youngest to face a murder charge in Boston?


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// The San Antonio solution

One Texas city took on mental health as a community and became a national model. Why can’t Mass. do the same?

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What is it really like to live in Manchester-by-the-Sea?

The quaint, quiet coastal town of Manchester-by-the-Sea is a well-kept secret no more, thanks to the recent Hollywood film that takes its name from the place.