Staples agrees to $6.9 billion buyout

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The Framingham-based mainstay of office supplies has agreed to sell itself to a private equity firm for more than $6.9 billion.

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Blaze at Dorchester building sends dark plume over Boston

A six-alarm fire broke out in a multi-million dollar residential building under construction in Dorchester.

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In a stunning decision certain to rock the Vatican, Australian police charged a top cardinal with multiple counts of sexual assault.

James Isaac, center, stood in the courtroom during his arraignment at the Boston Municipal Court.

Man charged with damaging Holocaust Memorial

A Roxbury man allegedly used a large rock to destroy a pane of glass that was etched with the numbers tattooed onto the arms of Jews murdered in Nazi death camps.

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President Trump said the GOP health effort is ‘‘working along very well’’ and suggested there could be a ‘‘big surprise coming.’’

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President Trump is holding court at a $35,000-per-plate donor event Wednesday night at his hotel in Washington.

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Nadeem Mazen, the state’s highest-profile Muslim elected official, is planning a run against US Representative Michael Capuano in next year’s primary.

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Michael McCarthy will be eligible for parole in 20 years for killing the 2-year-old.

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SharkNinja moves into 175,000-square-foot headquarters in Needham

Not everyone is joining the crowds in Boston these days.

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Fourteen-year-old Tom Geraci is legally blind and on the autism spectrum. But none of the challenges he’s faced have dulled his spirit. Rather, they’ve given him something to sing about.

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Congressman Seth Moulton at the Salem Gay Pride Parade.

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Seth Moulton seemed to be in Nancy Pelosi’s fan club. And then he wasn’t.

Moulton, who represents the North Shore in the House, has adopted a striking change in posture about Pelosi.

Boston Red Sox designated hitter Hanley Ramirez waves to fans from the dugout during the first inning of a baseball game against the Minnesota Twins at Fenway Park in Boston, Tuesday, June 27, 2017. Ramirez, who did not play on Monday, was not in the starting line up Tuesday. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

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Hanley Ramirez says he cares, he really does

He says he wants to be in Boston and just wants to win. Honest.

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A Georgia man is steaming mad that the TSA shared a picture of his 15-pound lobster on social media, calling it an invasion of privacy.

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At 82, he has seen it all at Salem Country Club

Marshal Ed Collins will be on duty this week at the Senior Open, at the club where he started caddying at age 9.

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RTÉ news journalist Caitriona Perry called the interaction “bizarre” in a tweet posted alongside video Tuesday afternoon.

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Donald Trump hates Fake News, except when it hangs on his wall

Oh, the irony.

A scene from Bong Joon Ho’s “Okja.”

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‘Okja’: a not-so-little piggy goes to Netflix

Bong Joon Ho’s jaw-dropping new film goes straight to streaming (almost).

Fully loaded car prompts N.H. police to issue warning about driving with objects on roof

And you thought that tourist in front of you had too much on the top of his car.

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A Syrian doctor says he won’t return to the United States to finish his studies at Brown University because of the travel ban.

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Jan Fontein, historian of Asian art and former MFA director, dies at 89

Dr. Fontein served from 1975 to 1987 as director of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston.

The Fine Print | Consumer Advocate

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The thing to know and pass along is that you don’t have to be bullied.

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They’ve been spied hopping near grassy lots in Southie, hiding under cars in Somerville, and strutting past the red-brick townhomes in Back Bay.

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Boston is the worst-driving major city in America, insurance company says

Boston loves being first in things, so here’s another. Among 200 major U.S. cities, Boston drivers were the most likely to be involved in an accident in 2017, according to a study of Allstate claims data released by the insurance company Tuesday. Put another way, the worst drivers in the country — at least among […]