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Wynn-MGM saga has more twists and turns than a romance novel

Poor Springfield really thought MGM Resorts was the one.

Oak Bluffs plaque honoring Confederate soldiers to be moved to Martha’s Vineyard Museum

Although there were fewer anti-Semitic incidents reported last year compared to 2017, the numbers remain high and assaults against Jews are on the rise.

Three years later, MBTA pension fund still has no permanent leader

Nearly three years after its director resigned, the MBTA Retirement Fund’s board has yet to name a permanent replacement, adding to the uncertainty surrounding a $1.5 billion system that’s long wrestled with criticism of its management.

The Cape Cod bridges are a traffic nightmare. But plans for improvement are taking shape

State officials want to add or move several highway ramps, reconfigure rotaries, and create signalized intersections around the Bourne and Sagamore bridges. And the federal government is considering a complete replacement of those bridges.

Tracker: Who’s running for president in 2020?

The 2020 presidential election is still a ways off, but you’re forgiven if you feel like campaign season is already upon us. Track the candidates here.

Abortion in America

Seizing an opportunity, conservative lawmakers push abortion bans to test Roe

Seizing their best opportunity in decades to sharply restrict abortion nationwide, lawmakers in seven states have voted for sweeping prohibitions this year.

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Watch live: Democratic leaders Pelosi, Schumer speak after Trump cuts planned meeting short

President Trump said he will not negotiate with the Democrats.

Representative Adam Schiff says Justice Dept. agrees to turn over Mueller documents

The department agreed to hand over a cache of documents related to special counsel Robert Mueller’s report.

Ben Carson misheard a housing term as ‘Oreo’ in House hearing

When asked whether he knew what the housing term “REO” meant, Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson thought it was a reference to a similar sounding cookie.

As Trump continues to say ‘No,’ more Democrats are thinking about impeachment

The Trump administration’s refusal to cooperate with congressional oversight efforts has an increasingly number of House Democrats talking about impeachment.

Another possible candidate for Seth Moulton’s seat: Angus McQuilken

Angus McQuilken, a longtime activist against gun violence who is now involved with the life sciences industry, is exploring a run in the state’s Sixth Congressional District.

Don McGahn defies subpoena and House Democrats debate next steps for Trump investigations

White House counsel Donald McGahn will not appear in front of the House Juidiciary committee Tuesday after President Trump directed he skip the hearing.

Joe Biden, in Tennessee, vows to ‘restore’ the soul of the country

The former vice president repeated his call to fellow Democrats for unity to oppose President Trump in 2020.

Elizabeth Warren has a plan for everything — including this comedian’s love life

When a comedian asked if Warren had a plan to fix her love life, the senator responded: “DM me and let’s figure this out.”