Number of Mass. fentanyl deaths alarms DEA

New England has the highest rate of fentanyl-related deaths in the nation, due mostly to Mexican cartels bringing in vast quantities of the synthetic drug.

A dozen people were rescued from the water after a boat overturned Wednesday near Hog Island Channel.

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A dozen people rescued after boat overturns off Wareham

One 8-year-old boy was unresponsive when he was air-lifted to a Boston hospital.

The Trump presidency

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Anthony Scaramucci said he had a good idea of who the ?senior leakers? are in the White House.

//[1] The 6 most unusual quotes from Anthony Scaramucci?s CNN interview

Newly installed White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci called into CNN in a combative interview with Chris Cuomo.

// White House aides think Trump will let Sessions stay ? for now

For the White House, the attacks on the attorney general have touched off a serious problem on Capitol Hill when it did not need any other headaches.

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// In the market for a new AG, Mr. Trump?

President Trump?s negative remarks about Jeff Sessions indicate he might be looking for a new attorney general. Choose me, Mr. President!

// 3 suspects released, 1 arrested in Boston Common stabbing

One of the victims is now charged with an alleged skateboard attack that touched off the violent encounter.

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// This weekend?s forecast is a tricky one

Different parts of New England will see very different weather this weekend.

// Attorney general announces $1m settlement with debt collector

The largest debt collection law firm in the state allegedly sued people for debts they did not owe or debts that were inaccurate.

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?Those days of ?No, no, no; this is how it is? ? you kind of can?t do that any more,? says Jason Santos, the chef-owner of Buttermilk and Bourbon in the Back Bay.

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More chefs accommodate fickle diners, but a few refuse to change their recipes

As American eating habits grow increasingly fickle, chefs and restaurants are forced to determine just how far they?re willing to go to accommodate customers.

Star mixologist Ran Duan is planning to revamp his family?s Sichuan Garden with a cocktail bar and a cosmetic makeover.

At Brookline cocktail ?paradise,? grasshoppers will be on the menu

Plus, Sumiao Hunan Kitchen opns in Kendall Square and Pagu takes on Sunday brunch.

// A reduced Dunkin? Donuts menu is coming to some locations

Dunkin? Donuts is paring down its menu next month at some of its New England locations.

// An ump told Adrian Beltre to move into the on-deck circle. So Beltre moved the circle

The Rangers third baseman was ejected from Wednesday?s game after a disagreement with the umpire.

Foxborough -07/27/2017- The Patriots held their first day of traing camp at the practice field of Gillette Stadium. Tom Brady smiles as he works out with the team. John Tlumacki/Globe staff(sports)



Patriots are Loaded, with a capital L

The Patriots? backups would be favored over the Jets? starters by a touchdown.

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// Dark political humor is everywhere, but it hurts to laugh

Knock, knock. Who?s there? Oh, just the Evil League of Evil taking control of our government! Ha! Ha!

// Transgender comedian skewers Trump over military ban

Patti Harrison shared her own satiric response to the ban, speckled with moments of truth.

// Bezos surpasses Gates as world?s richest person ahead of Amazon results

61-year-old Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has held the top spot since May 2013, but a strong earnings report from Amazon buoyed Jeff Bezos.

// Sunbathing ?Fugitive of the Week? arrested in Haverhill yard

Amy Beth Tremblay was captured four months after a warrant was issued for her arrest.

// Teen sleuths say TD Garden owes $13.8m in fund-raisers

TD Garden representatives acknowledged they have not honored a 1993 law mandating that they hold three fund-raisers a year.

// Ohio reels from what Kasich calls ?worst tragedy in history? of state fair

A swinging and spinning amusement park ride broke apart on the opening day of the Ohio State Fair, killing one and injuring seven others.


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// Using CRISPR, scientists efficiently edit genome of viable human embryos

Some of the nation?s leading scientists have long warned against such work.