Tom Perez, former labor secretary, is new DNC head

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Tom Perez, former labor secretary under President Obama, was elected the chairman of the Democratic National Committee.

Toddler dies in Mashpee when he?s hit by pickup truck

?This one is the worst I?ve ever seen in 29 years? as a police officer, said Mashpee?s police chief.

Man driving stolen vehicle dies after crashing into MBTA bus

A man driving a stolen minivan died Saturday morning after he suffered a medical emergency and crashed into an MBTA bus at a stop in Dorchester, police said.

// Boston enjoys another warm day -- and another record breaker -- before colder weather moves in

Boston broke a high temperature record for the third day in a row.

Man with pipe arrested after police standoff at Hopkinton supermarket

The man, who was not identified, peacefully surrendered to police after about an hour-and-a-half standoff at a Price Chopper store.


// Trump says he won?t attend White House correspondents? dinner

The president made the announcement in a tweet.

// Trump takes aim at France, this time. And France has something to say.

President Trump suggested that Paris isn?t safe because of terrorism. Paris? mayor and the French president had quick responses.

Red Sox

Boston, MA - 4/29/1967: Boston Red Sox player Carl Yastrzemski poses with some of the children attending the Globe Baseball Clinic in Boston on April 29, 1967. (Dan Goshtigian/Globe Staff) --- BGPA Reference: 170216_MJ_006

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Red Sox are a global brand. But it didn?t happen without Yaz.

Carl Yastrzemski and the Impossible Dream season of 1967 changed everything for the Red Sox.

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// The New England Whalers deserve to be remembered and celebrated

The WHA had made its statement. Hockey was changed forever, and for the better.

// Boston?s Kaz Grala becomes youngest winner in a NASCAR national series at Daytona

The Worcester Academy senior won the NASCAR Truck Series season opener Friday night.

// MIT student wins on ?Jeopardy? with ?spiciest memelord? answer

Lilly Chin, a student at MIT, won the college championship on ?Jeopardy? with an answer perfect for trends and memes.


Rakesh Khurana, dean of the college.

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Harvard dean stands firm against single-sex ?final clubs?

?What?s most important to underscore is that our commitment to a non-discriminatory experience is unwavering,? Rakesh Khurana said.

// Walsh affirms Boston?s role as sanctuary city

Mayor Walsh offered a passionate defense of immigration and religious diversity at the city?s largest mosque Friday.

The Oscars 2017

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// New England roots run deep among Oscar nominees

Several movies that are nominated have a New England connection.


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// Don?t sweat the shadows on Boston Common

New shadows on Boston Common? Sorry, this just isn?t a problem.

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// A life taken, but also a life lost

How did 14-year-old Raeshawn Moody wind up becoming among the youngest to face a murder charge in Boston?


The Desperate and the Dead | Part 7

// The San Antonio solution

One Texas city took on mental health as a community and became a national model. Why can?t Mass. do the same?

Real Estate

What is it really like to live in Manchester-by-the-Sea?

The quaint, quiet coastal town of Manchester-by-the-Sea is a well-kept secret no more, thanks to the recent Hollywood film that takes its name from the place.