City pressing state for more liquor licenses

Enshrouded in fog, the Boston skyline is viewed from Cambridge.

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

// Internet privacy rules headed for showdown

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

The Oscars | 8:30 p.m. (ABC)

Luciana Barroso, left, and Matt Damon arrive at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

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Live updates

Stars show off designer fashion on Oscars’ red carpet

Check out photos and updates from the red carpet ahead of the 89th Academy Awards, which begin at 8:30 p.m.

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

Do we even care what everyone else is wearing?

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.


State’s first-ever February tornado hits Conway, Goshen

Residents in parts of western Mass. are working to assess damage to their homes after a heavy storm swept through the area.

A memorial was left at Pond Street in Stoneham.

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16-year-old girl killed in Stoneham crash

The teen girl was killed when the SUV she was driving crashed in Stoneham early Sunday morning.

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// Father of Navy SEAL killed in Yemen refuses to meet Trump

The father of a Navy SEAL killed during an antiterrorism raid in Yemen is demanding an investigation into its planning.

// Tom Perez says he will repair Democratic Party

Perez, the newly elected Democratic national chairman, said Sunday he will unite the party and reach out to rural America.

FILE- In this Jan. 12, 2016, file photo, Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto, D-Secaucus, N.J., back left, and Senate President Stephen M. Sweeney, back right, D-West Deptford, N.J., listen as New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie delivers his State of the State address in the Statehouse in Trenton, N.J. Christie will deliver his seventh state of the state address next week ahead of his final year in office. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)


Chris Christie tells GOP lawmakers to hold town halls: ‘You asked for the job. Go do it.’

‘‘I understand why members of Congress don’t like it,’’ the N.J. governor said. ‘‘But you know what? You asked for the job. Go do it.’’

// 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.

// Bill Paxton, noted for roles in ‘Apollo 13,’ ‘Titanic,’ dies at 61

Bill Paxton was a prolific actor who was in such films as “Aliens,” “Apollo 13,” “Titanic,” and “Twister,” as well as a number of television shows.


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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.