Body of man pulled from Charles River in Waltham

Authorities pulled the body of a man from the Charles River in Waltham on Friday afternoon, according to the Middlesex DA?s office.

Under the deal announced Thursday, Uber can still use freelance drivers.

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Uber settlement seen as a win for the ?gig economy?

A pair of lawsuits failed to force the ride-sharing company to make its drivers full-fledged employees.

// College students dig deep to donate to candidates

Students spend money on all sorts of things: textbooks, tuition, pizza, beer. Now add campaign donations to that list.

Somerset girl dies nearly a week after choking on a marshmallow

Azriel Estabrooks, 11, died Friday morning at a Providence hospital, nearly one week after she choked on a marshmallow.

// Killer of 8 in Ohio believed on loose

Three children, ages 4 days to 3 years, survived the grisly killings that left seven adults and a 16-year-old boy dead.

//,%20.jpg Suffolk trustees approve new bylaws

Suffolk University trustees approved new bylaws two years after a top academic accrediting agency recommended an overhaul.

// Witness says man slain by Everett officer had knife

The Middlesex district attorney?s office is investigating the use of deadly force by police.

Southwest flight to Boston diverted to Buffalo on Thursday

Two flight attendants were released from the hospital on Friday morning.

Boston, MA - 4/22/2016 - Boston Celtics Isaiah Thomas (C) drives to the basket between Atlanta Hawks Al Horford (L) and Paul Millsap (R) during the second quarter at TD Garden in their third playoff game in Boston, MA April 22, 2016. Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff Topic: Celtics Reporter:

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Revived Celtics beat Hawks in Game 3

Isaiah Thomas had 42 points and a starting lineup change paid dividends for Boston, which now trails the series, 2-1.

// Prince could also be classy(ish) and deep, and these lyrics prove it

We know that Prince sang a lot of really explicit songs about sex, but he could also be philosophical, fatalistic, and deep.


// A llama love story

The story of Belle the llama and Karen, her faithful caretaker, is one of devotion.


// What lies ahead in ?Game of Thrones?? We have questions.

There will be blood, and probably some torture, and definitely some sex. What else?

Abdul Wahab Al Rubaye and family members played soccer outside their two motel rooms in Saugus.

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Rocky resettlement in Mass. for Iraqi refugees

After escaping war and sectarian violence in Iraq, a refugee family of nine is now homeless in America.


// FDA moves to ban use of electric shocks to treat children

The controversial devices have been employed to treat children who are aggressive or prone to harming themselves.

Things to Do

// The Weekender: A look at what?s going on around Boston

Top choices for things to do this weekend.

// On Earth Day, Watertown boy donates birthday money to sea turtles

All Jasper Rose wanted for his birthday was to help the sea turtles.