John Kelly defends Trump’s conversation with Gold Star family

Kelly said that President Trump was trying to convey a message that Sgt. La David Johnson was where he wanted to be and doing what he wanted to do when he was killed in action.

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The governor said the exchange president had with the family of Sgt. La David Johnson and the follow-up “was incredibly disgraceful and discouraging and depressing.”

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Photo of black child leashed by white students prompts apology from Bridgewater officials

School officials in Bridgewater apologized Thursday after a classroom photo that appeared to show two white third-graders holding a black child by leashes caused outrage.

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The company said the job reductions would amount to 9 percent of its workforce, but it did not say how many of the cuts would come from Watertown.

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Speaking at the George W. Bush Institute in New York, the former president didn’t use President Trump’s name, but his target was clear.

Fallout from the Harvey Weinstein scandal

Allegations of sexual harassment and assault by Weinstein were disclosed this month in The New York Times and The New Yorker.

‘I knew enough to do more than I did’

Quentin Tarantino now feels ashamed he did not take a stronger stand towards Harvey Weinstein and stop working with him, he said in an interview.

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To see her life’s work, the “Me Too” movement, displayed on millions of profiles across social media, has left Tarana Burke in awe.

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A new course teaches teens the dangers of distracted driving firsthand

Teens have a hard time putting down their phones—even behind the wheel. To change this, one driving course is showing just how hazardous taking your eyes off the road can be.

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The Elwood Adams Hardware store in Worcester, shown in 2006, has been selling nails and other useful things for 235 years.

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KEVIN CULLEN

The sweet, long life and sad, inevitable death of Elwood Adams Hardware

The city of Worcester is pulling out all the stops to lure Amazon here. But there are no tax breaks, no big wet kiss, for the Elwood Adams hardware store. And so it will close.

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Host Chris Gasper joins Pete Abraham to discuss the search for the new Red Sox manager and presents a special report on corruption in the NCAA.

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Counter demonstrators greatly outnumbered white nationalist Richard Spencer’s supporters on Thursday at the University of Florida.

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Roughly 80 percent of power customers remain in the dark, and another 30 percent are without water in Puerto Rico.

Bids for new Amazon HQ due today

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Talking Points

Pitching Amazon was good practice for Mass. towns

We’ve just wrapped up the great essay-writing challenge for cities across New England.

Your Home | Kitchens & Baths

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A Lexington couple was prepared for a big project, but cosmetic fixes did the trick.

Yvonne Abraham

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When a Brookline woman told her friends and family she had cancer, they mobilized, at one point raising $24,000 for her. But it turns out she made it all up.

CHAD FINN I SPORTS MEDIA

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TNT brought the viewer into the arena and captured the emotions of those in the building.

David Ortiz (right) was more amused here than he was by Alex Rodriguez’s recent prank.

Alex Rodriguez tried to put a Yankees jacket on David Ortiz. It didn’t go so well

David Ortiz and Alex Rodriguez may be colleagues now, but Ortiz has no intentions of supporting his former rival’s team any time soon.

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Warmer than average temperatures are more likely this winter in New England, federal forecasters said Thursday. But it’s not clear whether it will be wetter.

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Your guide to the best things to do in Boston and beyond.

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The Bedford VA hospital admitted its care for Bill Nutter was not “up to our standards,” but the reality was uglier. Now, the FBI is investigating.

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He is giving Beijing exactly what it wants.

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The Amazon bid

newsroom commentary

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An open letter to the owner of Amazon, proposing a true partnership that rewrites the relationship between a city and the big companies that call it home.

STAT

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To me, a kidney stone wasn’t really a big deal. But to my husband, it was a family crisis.

Crossword

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Self-driving cars could ease traffic, but increase sprawl

A new study inspired by Boston's early experiments with self-driving cars finds that the technology could ease congestion, but also lead to more cars on the road and further encourage urban sprawl