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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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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.”

McGahn won’t testify before House panel, as conflict between Democrats and Trump deepens

The move denies Democrats testimony from one of the most important eyewitnesses to President Trump’s attempts to obstruct the Russia investigation.

Joe Biden rejects Democrats’ anger in call for national unity

Biden’s call for bipartisan unity came Saturday at one of his first large-scale rallies, in Philadelphia.

Ed Markey will face a Senate challenger: high-profile labor lawyer Shannon Liss-Riordan

Massachusetts voters officially have a 2020 Senate primary on their hands.

Trump warns Iran not to threaten US or it will face ‘official end’

Iran’s foreign minister quickly responded to President’s Trump Warning in kind on Twitter with his own message: #NeverThreatenAnIranian.

Kamala Harris proposes plan to fine companies that pay men more than women

The proposal aims to close the gender pay gap by holding corporations accountable when men are paid more than women.

In Fox News town hall, Pete Buttigieg calls out Tucker Carlson, Laura Ingraham

Less than a week after Senator Elizabeth Warren refused to do a Fox News town hall, Mayor Pete Buttigieg chose to appear and rip the network hosting him.