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BC suicide case puts focus on controversial issue: Intimate partner abuse by women

Research indicates that men and women sustain and commit various forms of intimate partner abuse at comparable rates, but abuse against men by women remains misunderstood. 3 hours ago

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Some of the biggest numbers from Boston’s traffic crisis

There’s a lot more cars than there used to be, but that’s not the only thing leading to the nightmare that is Boston traffic.

Prosecutor’s opening statements detail grisly slayings of doctors in South Boston condo

The man accused of killing two doctors inside their high-end South Boston condo allegedly managed to bypass security systems and was inside the building when Dr. Lina Bolaños came home, signed for two packages at the front desk, and then headed to her penthouse unit.

Man convicted of manslaughter in crash that killed Trooper Thomas Clardy faces sentencing today

The judge found David Njuguna was speeding, tailgating, and weaving dangerously for about seven minutes before crashing into Clardy’s parked cruiser on the Pike in Charlton.

Man who was killed in Brookline park died during drug deal gone bad, report says

Singha Oeun was ordered held without bail and a probable cause hearing is scheduled for Dec. 19.

Beware of black ice during morning commute

Temperatures will hover around freezing until 8 or 9 a.m., and road surfaces may be coated in ice. Drivers are advised to be cautious during the morning commute.

State lawmakers pass nation’s toughest restrictions on sale of flavored tobacco and vaping products

The legislation — a forceful response to an epidemic in which one out of every five Massachusetts high-schoolers use e-cigarettes — was completed after midnight Thursday and just before lawmakers broke for a weekslong recess. It now awaits action by Governor Charlie Baker.


Seeing Red: Ride-hailing, deliveries add traffic to Boston’s crowded streets

The get-it-now age of Uber and Amazon has delivered something unexpected to Boston’s doorstep — new traffic that worsens our soul-crushing snarl.

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What’s happening south of Boston

The women’s chorus Persephone’s Daughters will perform its fall concert in Plymouth.

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What’s happening north of Boston

The UMass Lowell Innovation Hub will host the panel discussion “Crowdfunding, Investing, or Both?” for entrepreneurs on Wednesday, Nov. 20.

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What’s happening west of Boston

The Ayer Shirley High School Drama Club presents the Noel Coward comedy “Blithe Spirit” on Friday, Nov. 22, at 7 p.m., and on Saturday, Nov. 23, at 2 and 7 p.m.


Cherishing a family photo, with all its flaws

Vanity. It used to be a sin. Now it’s an app that measures how attractive a face is.

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