Air quality alerts remain in effect for Mass. and R.I.Smoky haze blanketing US, Canada could last for days as wildfires rage, winds won’t budge
Unpredictable atmospheric changes are bringing wildfire smoke where it’s rarely seen
Instability in the jet stream could potentially be responsible for seemingly unrelated weather in disparate parts of the continent.
Pat Robertson, broadcaster who helped make religion central to GOP politics, dies
The religious broadcaster turned a tiny Virginia station into the global Christian Broadcasting Network, tried a run for president, and helped make religion central to Republican Party politics in America through his Christian Coalition.
Pence rebukes Trump in campaign announcementSee who is (and who’s not) running for president
Mike Pence is running as an original culture warrior. His break with Trump, though, may define him.
Pence boasts a long track record of fighting for core conservative positions before they were widely popular within the party. But it’s his relationship to Donald Trump that may decide his political fate.
Spotlight follow-upA celebrated surgeon, a trail of secrets and death
N.H. hospital missed warning signs about troubled top heart surgeon Dr. Yvon Baribeau, new report finds
The heart surgeon, who abruptly retired in 2019, has 21 malpractice settlements linked to his work at the hospital, including 14 cases in which he was accused of contributing to patients’ deaths.
Authorities investigating racial incident in HyannisCape and Islands District Attorney Robert J. Galibois’s office said in a statement that Barnstable police and prosecutors are “investigating a matter widely reported by media outlets and on social media platforms involving the proprietor of a local business known as Trader Ed’s.”
In Providence, ‘the restaurant scene is completely segregated,’ restaurateur says
Paúl Mena, who has worked at award-winning restaurants in Rhode Island, recently opened The Press Room, a cocktail bar serving tapas in Chicago. He talked about the industry’s inequities and compared the vastly different foodie cities.
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Tell us: How have things changed in Boston since you were in your early 20s?
Boston thrives off the dreams of young people. But can they make it here?
Baby boomers and Gen Xers benefited from economic conditions that do not exist for millennials. And by many measures, the path ahead for Gen Z is even more fraught.
Teens investigating equity find Stop & Shop charges more in Jackson Square than at a more affluent suburbSeveral youth organizers with the Hyde Square Task Force who were researching inflation learned about how low-income shoppers often pay more for the same goods than shoppers in more affluent areas, and they wanted to test out that theory themselves.
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After Game 2 collapse, Nikola Jokic responded with greatness in Nuggets Game 3 win over the Heat
With the Denver Nuggets reeling after melting down in the fourth quarter of Game 2, Nikola Jokic responded by becoming the first player in league history to record a 30-point triple double in a Finals series.