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Oops. Missed call by Deval Patrick puts nascent presidential campaign in a jam

Neither Deval Patrick nor his aides called the Michigan Democratic Party and asked to be placed on the ballot in the hours after he floated a White House bid. If Patrick’s team doesn’t collect another 3,300 signatures by Friday, he won’t be a listed choice for voters in the March 10 primary.

Biden proposes immigration overhaul in shadow of Obama era

Joe Biden said Wednesday he would reverse President Trump’s immigration policies during his first 100 days in office while renewing a push for Congress to pass a comprehensive immigration overhaul.

Weinstein and his accusers reach tentative $25 million deal

After two years of legal wrangling, Harvey Weinstein and the board of his bankrupt film studio have reached a tentative $25 million settlement agreement with dozens of his alleged sexual misconduct victims, a deal that would not require the Hollywood producer to admit wrongdoing or pay anything to his accusers himself, according to lawyers involved in the negotiations.

Gunman in Florida base shooting may have embraced radical ideology years before arriving in US, Saudi report says

A Twitter account believed to have been used by Ahmed Mohammed al-Shamrani indicates that four religious figures described as radical appear to have shaped the Saudi Air Force trainee’s ‘‘extremist thought.’’

Former Michigan bank robber is sworn in as lawyer — by the same judge who sent him to prison

With his family and friends proudly looking on, Robert VanSumeren raised his right hand last month and took the Michigan lawyer’s oath, standing in front of the same judge who sentenced him almost two decades ago.

Harvey Weinstein and his accusers reach tentative $25 million deal

Harvey Weinstein and the board of his bankrupt film studio have reached a tentative $25 million settlement agreement with dozens of his alleged sexual misconduct victims, a deal that would not require him to admit wrongdoing or pay anything to his accusers himself.

As Newtown students grow up, some turn to activism

They were children themselves when they lost siblings, friends, and schoolmates in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. Seven years later, some young people in Newtown, still struggling with the trauma, are emerging as new voices for school safety and gun violence prevention.

Jersey City’s mayor says gunmen targeted kosher market

A suspect involved in a prolonged firefight in Jersey City, New Jersey, that left six people dead, including one police officer, had published anti-Semitic and anti-police posts online and investigators believe the attack was motivated by those sentiments, a law enforcement official familiar with the case said Wednesday.