Man opens fire in Texas church, killing more than 20 people

Emergency personnel respond to a fatal shooting at a Baptist church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017. (KSAT via AP)


A man opened fire inside of a Texas church Sunday, killing more than 20 people and wounding at least 10 others before being killed or killing himself, authorities said.

Law enforcement officials stand next to a covered body at the scene of a fatal shooting at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, on Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017. ()

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In the final stretch before Tuesday?s election, candidates for City Council are making their last push to connect with voters.

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// The Old Manse feels really old. And Concordians want it to stay that way.

Locals worry that a proposed visitors center outside the 247-year-old home will forever alter the historic property.

// Massachusetts National Guard unit departs for Puerto Rico

The units will provide security on federal installations while the island recovers from Hurricane Maria.

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// Warm rain, then cold weather ahead for the area

Light rain and wind are expected in the Boston area on Sunday and Monday.

// Marblehead?s Flanagan is first US woman to win NYC marathon in 40 years

?This is the moment I?ve dreamed of since I was a little girl,? said Shalane Flanagan, who finished in 2:26:53.

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Sexual harassment is a fact in Boston restaurants

Interviews with more than two dozen people in the industry reveal the extent of the problem.

A Confederate flag hung outside a home in Yoe, a borough in York County, Pa.

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// In Everett, the mayor?s accusers wonder why nothing happened

Said one who accused Carlo DeMaria of harassment: ?I felt . . . like I wasted my time.?

The candidates for mayor grew up less than 2 miles from each other in Dorchester but seemingly in different worlds. Above: Taft Street in Dorchester, where Mayor Martin J. Walsh spent his formative years.

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2 Dorchesters, 2 candidates: Walsh, Jackson, and their different worlds

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// Commerce head has stake in firm tied to Putin orbit, report says

Newly leaked documents show that Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross has a stake in a company that does business with a gas producer partly owned by the son-in-law of Vladimir Putin.

President Trump addressed US service members Sunday during a stop at Yokota Air Base in Japan.

Trump says he is likely to meet with Russia?s Putin during his Asia trip

The president launched a 12-day, five-country tour through Asia Sunday with his arrival in Tokyo.

// Securing North Korean nuclear sites would require a ground invasion, Pentagon says

In a letter to lawmakers, the Pentagon provided a new, blunt assessment of what war on the Korean Peninsula might look like.

// Did Democrats really consider dumping Hillary Clinton?

In a new book, former Democratic National Committee chair Donna Brazile says she pondered the move in the weeks before the 2016 election.

// George H.W. Bush said to have called Trump a ?blowhard?

The comments are in a book being released later this month. The White House responded by attacking Bush and his son, George W. Bush.

// Queen Elizabeth has investments in offshore havens, report says

According to documents, the queen?s investment managers placed roughly 10 million pounds ($13 million) in offshore portfolios in the Cayman Islands and Bermuda.

// The Season Ticket podcast

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