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Nestor Ramos

Thousand Oaks is another massacre we won’t remember

A woman cries as she knelt next to candles.

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It’s at once unconscionable and indisputable: America is so inured to gun violence that even massacres have become mundane.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/11/08/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/repeat-65a80298-df74-11e8-85df-7a6b4d25cfbb.jpg Crystal City, Va., is boring, corporate, and perfect for Amazon’s HQ2

Crystal City, a clutch of ’80s-vintage office buildings just outside of Washington, D.C., feels like the polar opposite of a hip tech hub like Boston or San Francisco.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/11/09/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/tlumackiwhitey101[1].jpg At Whitey Bulger’s funeral, a coda: ‘It is finished’

The funeral was private and confined to immediate family and a few close friends, about 30 people in all.

Trump claims new power to bar asylum for immigrants who arrive illegally

President Donald Trump’s administration, invoking national security powers meant to protect the United States against threats from abroad, announced the new rules Thursday.

Supporters of Democrat Leslie Cockburn reacted as early results came in at a Charlottesville, Va., pub during Tuesday’s election. Republican Denver Riggleman won.

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Charlottesville voters saw a chance to make a statement

The midterms held a particular resonance for some residents of a city who had watched an all-too-real incarnation of hatred and fear spill into its streets.