‘I’ll tell you, when anything leaves, it crushes us’

Captain George “Butch” Harris, took a skiff out to his fishing boat in Eastport, Maine.

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After decades of economic hardship, a Maine town is looking to make its own luck.

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Political jitters have fueled the sell-off, with some investors concerned an all-Democratic Congress could lead to restrictions on prescription drug prices.

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No one was injured as a plane carrying Republican VP candidate Mike Pence slid off runway at LaGuardia Airport.

Bernie Sanders speaks during a rally in Santa Monica, Calif., in May.


Opinion | Bernie Sanders

Here’s what I’ll do the day after the election

At a time of massive political discontent, we need a new administration that has both vision and courage.

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General Electric said it is holding talks with Baker Hughes on potential partnerships.

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The issue now appears headed for resolution in the courts.

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Brothers Ammon and Ryan Bundy are part of a Nevada ranching family embroiled in a lengthy fight over the use of public range.

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A poll found Warren leading Schilling 58 percent to 24 percent among 500 likely Massachusetts voters.

A marijuana bud.

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Should marijuana use matter in child welfare cases?

Massachusetts child welfare officials are warning that a ballot provision could effectively tie the hands of social workers.

Adrian Walker

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Lifting the cap could place good schools within reach of more students. Why is that a bad idea?

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Eataly Boston will open its doors Nov. 29, but you can almost smell the food cooking already.

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Good news for cranberry juice haters: It can’t help your UTI after all.

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Alberto Lopez had been sentenced to life, plus six years’s supervised release, for several drug-related offenses.

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Sharon Kotch defended the decision that will allow former Beacon Hill lobbyist Richard McDonough to be released a year earlier than expected.

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Roethlisberger made the request in an on-field pregame conversation ahead of last Sunday’s matchup in Pittsburgh.

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Max Holloway, the son of former Patriot Brian Holloway, was killed Thursday morning in Lutz, Fla.

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Public officials from around the region, with some dogs by their side, gathered to cut the ribbon on a new place to play for the furry friends of Southie.

1/7/2016 - Bedford, MA - Chip-In Farm - Neil Couvee, cq, the owner of Chip-in Farm in Bedford, MA, says the farm raises 3,000 laying hens, which produce approximately 200 dozen eggs each day for sale in the farm's general store. Massachusetts voters may vote to adopt a measure requiring all eggs produced and sold in the state to be cage-free. Topic: 08eggspic. Photo by Dina Rudick/Globe Staff.

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Mass. can afford to be kinder to animals

The ballot question would ban the close confinement of laying hens, veal calves, and breeding sows, little of which takes places in Massachusetts.

Alex Speier

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There are plenty of impressive bats available, but most of the best are righthanded.


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The World Series shouldn’t be influenced by an exhibition game.


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Everything fun to do in Boston and beyond.

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Behind the fragmented state of mental health care lies a political system failure that spans decades — and continues.

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Autumn colors from around the world

Fall in the northern hemisphere showed vibrant colors around the globe.