'Free speech' rally in Boston

‘Tomorrow’s about coming together against the hate’

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.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/08/18/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/kreiter_rallyprep2_met.jpg Where to find the demonstrations in Boston Saturday

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


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/08/17/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Shurtleff-DP_18nestornazi01_met-001.jpg Outed online, a local man is now tied to Charlottesville rally

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

Renée Graham

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/08/18/BostonGlobe.com/Ideas/Images/AftVVuEU-1022.jpg Donald Trump isn’t just a champion of white supremacists. He’s their leader

White supremacists love Donald Trump because bigots always embrace one of their own.

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.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/08/18/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/ryan_trecord2_met.jpg After 7 hours and 29 minutes, pair sets record for riding to every MBTA station

They were sweaty. And tired. And hungry. But they did it.

BOSTON - JUNE 17: Paul Pierce #34 of the Boston Celtics celebrates with the NBA Finals MVP trophy after defeating the Los Angeles Lakers in Game Five of the 2008 NBA Finals on June 17, 2008 at TD Banknorth Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

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Celtics will retire Paul Pierce’s number Feb. 11

Pierce’s familiar “34” will become the team’s 22nd number raised to the rafters.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/08/17/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Chin081717BullLoose_Met6.jpg Runaway bull still at large

The beloved bovine is enjoying its fourth day of freedom since escaping from a livestock auction in Littleton.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/01/26/BostonGlobe.com/Travel/Images/airTravel.jpg 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.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/08/18/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/829707042.jpg John McCain completes first round of cancer treatment

Taking to the social media network just after 4 p.m., the younger McCain praised her father, posting, “His resilience & strength is incredible.”

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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.”

Of the Trump administration members pictured in this January photo, only Vice President Mike Pence remains.

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A look at the Trump administration’s revolving door

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.

//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.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/08/09/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Koh01.jpg Walsh’s chief of staff to leave administration to prepare congressional bid

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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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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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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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/03/03/BostonGlobe.com/Foreign/Images/AFP_MB3WQ.jpg Documenting Hate: Submit an incident you know about

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


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/08/18/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/Eclipse.jpg What would happen to your eyes if you looked at the solar eclipse?

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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