Obstruction, or not?


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James Comey won a long-range battle of integrity with an unarmed president.

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Overall, members of both political parties had reason to walk away happy from the hearing with the former FBI director.

Michael A. Cohen

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It?s not every day the former head of the FBI brands the president of the United States a liar.

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Senator McCain joked that maybe he shouldn?t stay up late watching the Arizona Diamondbacks after his puzzling line of questioning Thursday.

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 08: David Price #24 of the Boston Red Sox reacts in the third inning against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium on June 8, 2017 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

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For David Price, it?s going from bad to worse

Folks were still buzzing about Price?s postgame nutty when we got to the ballpark for the series finale.


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Gary Sanchez hit a pair of home runs for New York.

Christopher Muther

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Lake Como is a must-visit jewel in the Italian Alps.

Britain's main opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn left a polling station after casting his vote in north London on June 8.

Corbyn's Labour party may be No. 2 but still won big in British elections

If confirmed, the result will be a disaster for Theresa May, who called a snap election in the hope of increasing her majority.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/06/08/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/greenhouse_09heath-6_metro.jpg Heath School takes pride in its transgender principal

Heath School parents and teachers wore ribbons Thursday in support of principal Asa Sevelius, who announced this week that he is transgender.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/08/20/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/ryan_tuftsmed2_biz-4738.jpg Tufts Medical nurses reject ?final? contract offer

Members of the Massachusetts Nurses Association rejected a final contract offer from Tufts Medical Center, setting up a showdown that could lead to a strike.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/06/08/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Whittemore_09bond04_met.jpg Rachelle Bond?s testimony might not be enough to convict, legal specialists say

Rachelle Bond?s testimony in the ongoing trial of her former boyfriend, Michael McCarthy, may not be enough to convict him, experts say.

Michael McCarthy, left, spoke with his attorney Jonathan Shapiro during his murder trial on Thursday.

Nestor Ramos

Was justice for Bella washed away?

A California case suggests that water might have washed away Bella Bond?s best chance at justice.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/06/08/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/tlumacki_patriotsminicamp_sports543-13646.jpg Julian Edelman agrees to contract extension

Edelman, 31, is coming off a season in which he caught 98 passes for a career-high 1,106 yards and three touchdowns.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/06/05/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/ninivaggi_06carter10_met.jpg ?When are you doing it?? Read the latest texts in the Michelle Carter case

New text messages released in the case show Michelle Carter becoming increasingly aggressive in pressuring Conrad Roy III to commit suicide.

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?Hang yourself, jump off a building, stab yourself. I don?t know. There?s lots of ways,? Carter texted Conrad Roy before his suicide death.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/06/08/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/cullen%20(2)-10606.jpg If encouraging unstable people to kill themselves isn?t illegal, it should be

Michelle Carter did more than encourage Conrad Roy to kill himself. She pressured him.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/06/09/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/DB00B-4WsAAro3a.jpg Did you miss TB12 and Tony Robbins?

No worries. Our guy took good notes at the self-help conference in Boston.

Adult body found in Boston Harbor near Deer Island

The body was in such a state of decomposition that investigators were not immediately able to determine the age, gender, or ethnicity of the person.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/05/25/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Copyofkreiter_patrick3_biz.jpg High court dismisses defamation case against Deval Patrick

The court did not address the validity of his main defense ? that he could not be sued for remarks he made as the state?s chief executive.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/11/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/eleven%20hours.jpg One word has blocked a pregnant workers? protection bill

A much-celebrated compromise that fast-tracked a state bill aimed at protecting pregnant women in the workplace has been stopped in its tracks.

Man arrested after standoff in N.H. is a ?person of interest? in Haverhill stabbing

Residents of a street in Hampton, N.H. were asked to stay in their homes Thursday afternoon while police surronded a home.

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Six of 12 new astronauts have ties to the Bay State.


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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/04/06/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/realestate.jpg Advice on taking real estate photos from a Pulitzer-winning photographer

In America, everyone who has a cellphone thinks they are a professional photographer. They are not.


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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/2011-2020/2017/06/08/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/George%20Church.jpg Harvard?s George Church ascribes his visionary ideas to narcolepsy

The renowned biologist has come to realize that his narcolepsy has contributed to his prodigious list of scientific achievements.


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Peter Karoff, 79, taught poetry, changed philanthropies

?He was a poet and he loved to write, and he loved to philosophize and think about what the world really could look like,? said Leslie Pine, managing partner of The Philanthropic Initiative.