?Top Chef? host was ?terrified? after encounter with Teamster

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One union member said ?I?ll smash your pretty face? during an encounter with the ?Top Chef? host outside a Milton restaurant, according to court papers.

Judge not inclined to reinstate Trump sanctuary cities order

A federal judge said he is not likely to reinstate Trump?s executive order to cut funding from cities that limit cooperation with US immigration authorities.

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The snowballing revelations about Donald Trump Jr.?s meeting with a Russian lawyer during last year?s campaign have broadsided the White House.

Michael A. Cohen

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Their very presence in the White House is a daily debasement of the values and traditions that once made America great.


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For four days, the American political universe found itself captivated by the unfolding drama over his meeting with a Russian lawyer.

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Here are seven things you might not know about the 39-year-old at the center of the latest White House controversy.

dan wasserman

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Editorial cartoonist Dan Wasserman on the Trump administration.

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Nurses flooded the streets outside Tufts Medical Center Wednesday in the first strike of its kind at a major Boston hospital in 31 years.

Rachelle Bond will be transferred Friday from jail to an inpatient program to treat psychiatric and substance abuse issues.


The mother of all leniency

Rachelle Bond?s sentence didn?t seem lenient so much as ? like the horrific circumstances in which Bella died ? impossible to fathom.

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Leaders of the Senate and the House ? both Democrat-controlled ? engaged in a new round of not-so-subtle jabs Wednesday.

A faculty committee at Harvard University has recommended forbidding students from joining final clubs.

Harvard panel recommends barring students from final clubs

The recommendation from the faculty committee is the culmination of months of research about how best to punish students who join the organizations.

Acton MA: July 12, 2017: Cars were forced to forge some standing water on Concord Road in Acton after a heavy rain storm passed through the area this evening. (Globe Staff Photo/ Jim Davis)

Jim Davis/Globe Staff

Staying dry? Here?s what today?s flooding looks like

The National Weather service extended the flood warning until 11:15 p.m. for Middlesex, Norfolk, and Suffolk County.

Yvonne Abraham

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/07/12/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Yvonne_Abraham_150px-12103.jpg Profiles in a lack of courage

Even after the astounding revelations of the last few days the reaction from the GOP has been, at best, a shrug.

Talking Points

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The court fights might finally be over. The bills? That?s another story.

Tech Lab

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Amazon?s discount for Prime membership shows the value of wooing low-income consumers.

Gymboree filed for bankruptcy protection last month.

The full list of about 350 Gymboree, Crazy 8, Janie and Jack stores closing

Here?s a list of the stores that are slated to close, including seven in Massachusetts.

An artist's conception of the Juno spacecraft flying over the Great Red Spot. The image of Jupiter is not a painting ? it's a mosaic made from real data taken by the Voyager spacecraft.

NASA, JPL, Björn Jónsson, Seá

Jupiter?s Great Red Spot got its close-up ? and now the photos are in

NASA posted images from the latest flyby on the web on Wednesday.

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The artifact was discovered in an attic and is being called a ?once-in-a-lifetime? find.


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We know there will be death during season seven. But for the good of the show, ?Game of Thrones? writers, let these five live.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/07/12/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/billboad2.jpg Marijuana billboard in South Boston called ?insensitive?

The incident illustrates the kinds of issues communities could face now that marijuana use has been legalized in Massachusetts.

Evan Horowitz | Quick Study

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/05/26/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/Grads.jpg Why more jobs and degrees won?t reduce poverty

What perverse illogic could keep poor families from the benefits of rising education and more plentiful paychecks?

Julian Edelman and Aly Raisman at an ESPN party in Hollywood earlier this week.


Julian Edelman, Aly Raisman spotted at ESPN party

Each athlete appears nude in ESPN The Magazine?s Body Issue.


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If you have been a victim or witnessed a hate incident, share your information here so we can investigate.


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Investing in biotech is risky. So one venture capital firm developed an algorithm it claims can pick winners and losers quickly.


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