Fallout from Charlottesville

Organizers of planned far right rally level charges at city officials

Three planned speakers for Saturday?s rally at the Common backed out. One of them accused city officials of trying to incite a riot to discredit the right-wing activists.

ALEXANDRIA, VA - AUGUST 14: White nationalist Richard Spencer speaks to select media in his office space on August 14, 2017 in Alexandria, Virginia. Spencer, head of the National Policy Institute and self-described creator of the term

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With ambiguity and euphemism, extremists are showing their skill in bending words

The coded language of the white supremacist playbook has been displayed in abundance since Charlottesville.

Boston Ma 8/13/17 Vigil in support of peaceful anti-fascist protesters in Charlottesville, VA in the Boston Common. (Matthew J. Lee/Globe staff) topic: reporter: Jeremy Fox

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No hate speech exception to the First Amendment

Hard as it is to accept, the right to express vile and repugnant thought is guarded by the Constitution.

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The answer to offensive speech is more speech

Last time a bunch of oh-so-aggrieved white guys organized a rally here hardly anyone paid attention. Not this time.

Former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci departed the Ed Sullivan Theater in New York after appearing on Stephen Colbert?s show.

Anthony Scaramucci says he?d already have fired Steve Bannon

The short-lived White House communications director made the comments Monday on Stephen Colbert?s CBS show.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/08/15/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/AP17227066251100.jpg N.C. protesters topple 93-year-old Confederate soldier statue

People cheered as the statue, dedicated in 1924, was pulled down.

The New England Holocaust Memorial in Boston was vandalized on Monday.

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Holocaust memorial damaged for second time in weeks

A 17-year-old from Malden is accused of smashing the glass paneling.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2012/10/31/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Advance/Images/tlumacki_logan%20taxis_metro695.jpg Struggling taxi industry gets bad news, courtesy of Logan Airport

Cabbies have seen a 10 percent cut in their business since Massport allowed Uber and Lyft to pick up passengers at the airport.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/08/14/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Boghosian_15chelmsford9_MET.jpg Late summer fun turns into a tragedy in Chelmsford

A 16-year-old girl?s body was found in the Merrimack River on Monday. She was knocked into the water when her jet ski was rear-ended by a man who police say was drunk.

Chad Costello tried his luck near old wharf pilings off Popham Beach in Maine.

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Ruin or relic? Old dock pilings divide a Maine town

The wood pilings near Popham Beach aren?t pretty, but residents value the familiar presence that recalls the past.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/05/12/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/TheBMCGala18.jpg Why TV newswomen look like they?re going to a cocktail party

The wardrobe issue flared when WCVB anchor Heather Unruh stated the obvious: The empress is not wearing enough clothes.

BOSTON, MA - AUGUST 14: Rafael Devers #11 of the Boston Red Sox celebrates with teammates in the dugout after hitting a home run against the Cleveland Indians during the second inning at Fenway Park on August 14, 2017 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Rafael Devers fast making himself at home

He?s the third Red Sox 20-year-old to record a multi-homer game, joining Ted Williams and Tony Conigliaro.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2013/08/21/BostonGlobe.com/Enterprise/Images/12212007_21berkleepicro1-6357779-11011.jpg Berklee is arming police, and neighbors are angry

Residents in the Fenway are fuming after they say Berklee College of Music armed its police officers without telling them.

Nestor Ramos

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/07/12/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/400_nestor.jpg Stealing back a life that matters

Someone was tormenting Daunasia Yancey with a fake website that had her name splashed across it.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/08/14/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/Neurala_AutoRecognition-08.jpg Boston firm?s AI technology may have broader applications

Neurala Inc. is teaching body cameras worn by police officers to detect suspicious people or locate missing children faster than the human eye.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/08/14/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/Mutnansky(1)[1]-12721-U7320369071238TD--90x90@BostonGlobe.com.jpg WEEI host Mike Mutnansky arrested for DUI in Saratoga, N.Y.

Mutnansky?s blood-alcohol level tested at twice the legal limit in New York.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/07/19/BostonGlobe.com/BCOM/Images/suarez_03sliverline_MET_003.jpg MBTA adds early-morning buses, Foxborough rail service

Service will start earlier for some commuters next spring ? but it won?t be ending any later.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/08/14/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/FullSizeRender-9844-U833385113222f0B--90x90@BostonGlobe.com.jpg ?Top Chef? jury tripped up on one member?s presumption of guilt

?We have a juror who is assuming guilt over innocence,?? a note sent to the judge read. ?We are not sure how to go on from here. Any suggestions would be helpful.?

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/08/14/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/AFP_RH54R.jpg Jury takes Taylor Swift?s side in groping lawsuit

Taylor Swift won $1 and long-awaited vindication after a jury decided that a radio host groped her during a pre-concert photo op four years ago.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/08/14/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/gilly150-4907.jpg So about that bombshell casually dropped on ?Game of Thrones? . . .

If you were ready to throw something at your TV during the latest episode, you?re not alone.

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/03/03/BostonGlobe.com/Foreign/Images/AFP_MB3WQ.jpg Documenting Hate: Submit an incident you know about

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


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/08/14/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/FDA%20lab.jpg FDA puts new restrictions on hiring of foreign scientists, documents show

Hiring managers have been told not to extend offers to individuals who have not lived in the U.S. for at least three of the last five years.