Toddler hit and killed near Tufts Medical Center

The scene at Tufts Medical Center after a toddler was struck and killed by an ambulance.

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The child was pronounced dead after being hit by a private ambulance Saturday afternoon in downtown Boston, according to police.

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// An Open Letter to Bernie Sanders

I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but maybe a little tough love is in order.

Endicott College student killed in overnight crash

One of the victims was a student at the college and the other was a visitor to the campus, the college?s president said.

Police say Stoneham man dead in high-speed crash in Maine

Maine state police say a Massachusetts man is dead after a high-speed crash in town of Norway.

Body of missing South Hadley teen found near river

The body of Brianna Cuoco, 18, of South Hadley was found on the shore of the Connecticut River on Thursday.


Prince to be honored in New Orleans jazz funeral

The event, set for Monday, will include mourners clad in purple, marching bands, and a release of white doves.

// Morning fire at Fresh Pond Mall causes electrical outages

The fire prevented numerous businesses from opening Saturday morning, according to Cambridge fire officials.

Dublin?s Sackville Street after the Easter Monday rebellion in 1916.

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four takes

A clear-eyed look back at Easter Rising

Examining four books that mark the centenary of the rebellion.


// Let?s cool off John Farrell?s hot seat for now

Yes, expectations for the Red Sox are high, but it seems very early to be calling for a managerial change.

// Isaiah Thomas won?t be suspended, Marcus Smart fined for flopping

The NBA gave Thomas a flagrant foul for his incident with Atlanta?s Dennis Schroder on Friday.


// Celtics caught a break with no Isaiah suspension

The rules are pretty clear. You punch a player in the head, the NBA suspends you for the next game.

FILE -- Karl Ove Knausgaard, a Norwegian novelist, in New York, April 30, 2012. Knausgaard's six-part novelistic memoir, titled â??My Struggle,

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book review

Portrait of a writer as a young man

Karl Ove Knausgaard?s autobiographical ?My Struggle: Book Five,? is infused with carefully calibrated tension between the forward momentum of narrative and a stillness unfastened from meaning or plot.

// Kelly Ripa plans to return to ?Live With Kelly and Michael? Tuesday

Ripa?s slated return would end an absence that followed word her co-host, Michael Strahan, will join ?Good Morning America.?


// Cambridge documentarian films gay couple?s journey to parenthood

?The Guys Next Door? will have its New England premiere at the Independent Film Festival Boston on May 1, with directors Amy Geller and Allie Humenuk in attendance.