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Stocks hit 20-month low as D.C. turmoil weighs on markets

President Trump’s attack on the Federal Reserve spooked financial markets and sent the Dow Jones Industrial Average down around 650 points.

METHUEN, MA - 06/25/2018 Bernadette Coughlin stands in her living for a portrait nearly one month after she fell and broke her wrist while at work. After the fall, Bernadette was required to take a drug test and her occasional recreational marijuana use led to a positive result. She then lost her job. Erin Clark for the Boston Globe

Erin Clark for the Boston Globe

Companies couldn’t fire workers for off-hours marijuana consumption under proposed law

A bill Senator Jason Lewis plans to introduce next month would only allow employers to fire workers who show up high.

// These Facebook holdouts are very glad they stayed away

With scandals plaguing Facebook this year, those people who never joined the social media platform think they made the right decision.

Kevin Spacey.


Kevin Spacey faces criminal complaint in alleged sex assault at Nantucket bar

The actor is scheduled to be arraigned on a charge of indecent assault and battery at Nantucket District Court on Jan. 7.