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Barbara Bush, matriarch in a political dynasty, dies at 92

Barbard Bush watched as her husband, President George H.W. Bush, congratulated their son, George W. Bush, when he was inaugurated as Texas governor in 1999.


Mrs. Bush was the first woman since Abigail Adams to be the wife of one president and mother of another.

// 1,200 artworks were stuffed into a 3-story Quincy home. Now a collection is unveiled

James Pantages for decades stuffed cheap pieces into his home. Now, an appraiser says, “we could be looking at a $1 million collection.”

// More hidden State Police pay surfaces. This time: millions in perks

Members of Troop F get $40 each time they drive their own car to work, which heavily contributed to more than $3.4 million in additional payouts over four years.

// Mass. is about to be a battleground over transgender rights

A November ballot question is expected to be the first statewide referendum on transgender rights.

// Trump CIA pick Gina Haspel faces rocky confirmation over torture role

Gina Haspel, the deputy director of the CIA, played a key role in a controversial interrogation program after 9/11.