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Stage review by @GlobeAucoin : A despised outsider flips the script in ‘The Merchant of Venice’

Kyrie Irving refuses to answer questions about vaccine status: ‘Please respect my privacy’

Pastor says fire at Portland, Maine, church was set; Black Lives matter sign tossed out

Senate Republicans block bill to raise debt cap and avert a government shutdown

NFL Week 3: Rams and Chargers have Los Angeles on top of the league

Amtrak train that derailed in Montana may have ejected passengers

Mass General Brigham to give $1,000 bonuses to nearly all employees this fall

A charred Melrose home is on the market ‘as is’ for $399,000


For years, the Boston Police kept a secret: the union president was an alleged child molester

Northeastern University has dismissed 11 first-year students after they were caught violating social distancing rules, the school announced Friday. Their $36,500 tuition for the semester will not be refunded.

One Marathon bombing suspect has been caught, and another is on the loose in Watertown after a firefight with police, officials said.

BREAKING: Patriots coach Bill Belichick declines Presidential Medal of Freedom from Trump

“Katy Perry, please stop,” the nun pleaded. Then the nun collapsed and died.

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Virginia Oliver is the oldest licensed lobsterer in Maine. At 101, she rises before dawn three mornings a week to head out for the day’s catch alongside her son, Max. It’s no surprise that when her story ran in the Globe Sunday, it piqued broad interest.

If you ever wondered why @McDonalds  McFlurry machines are often out of order, you're not alone. The FTC also wants to know why the fast food chain’s ice cream machine always seems to be broken.