Jasiel Correia, the mayor of Fall River, entered the room before his Tuesday morning press conference.

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Fall River city councilors debate ousting embattled mayor

City councilors clashed at a heated Tuesday night public meeting over whether to force out embattled Mayor Jasiel F. Correia .

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The program will contribute the first $50 to a 529 account for parents and guardians of children born or adopted on or after Jan. 1, 2020.

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The media blitz would mark the Democrat’s first television advertisement in his bid against Governor Charlie Baker.

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Amid GOP attacks, Nancy Pelosi barnstorms through Mass. to tout Democrats’ chances

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Democrat Jay Gonzalez preps TV campaign in race for governor

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Watch live: Debate on state’s transgender ballot question

The debate over Question 3, the Massachusetts ballot question on transgender rights, is airing on WBUR and Facebook Live.

A screen grab from a video called “Elizabeth Warren’s family story” showed the senator and her siblings.

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Elizabeth Warren’s DNA results don’t silence attacks against her

Republicans were quick to belittle and dismiss Elizabeth Warren’s genetic test, with President Trump saying, “Who cares? Who cares?”

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President Trump is criticizing the senator over test results analyzed by a Stanford expert on DNA analysis that showed “strong evidence’’ she had a Native American in her family tree.

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While some geneticists said the DNA test that Elizabeth Warren released provides evidence of her Native American ancestry, others cautioned that indigenous identity and tribal membership are not determined by genetics but by cultural, familial, and historical ties to a tribe.

President Donald Trump reacts as he speaks to a crowd at Eastern Kentucky University, Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, in Richmond, Ky. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)

President Trump calls Stormy Daniels ‘horseface’ in new tweet

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President Trump said the Saudi heir to the throne ‘‘totally denied any knowledge of what took place in their Turkish Consulate.’’

Opinion

Senator Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., questions witnesses during a hearing in Washington, D.C. on Oct. 2, 2018. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo byAndrew Harrer

JEFF JACOBY

Elizabeth Warren, typical white person

Whether you love Warren or loathe her should depend on her ideas and ideals, her deeds and words — not on her genetic ancestry.

SCOT LEHIGH

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Why the double standard for what’s politically acceptable?