An extraordinary day at Berklee puts focus on sexual harassment

At a packed campus-wide forum, the Berklee College of Music?s president apologized and pledged a faster and more transparent system for dealing with sexual misconduct.

?Instead of stopping, he began squeezing my neck attempting to force my head onto his crotch,?? said Beverly Young Nelson, who said Roy Moore attacked her when she was 16.

A fifth woman comes forward against Roy Moore

In tears, a new accuser said Monday that as a teenager in the 1970s she was sexually assaulted by Moore in a locked car.

// Sessions raises prospect of special counsel on Clinton Foundation, uranium deal

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is leaving open the possibility that a special counsel could be appointed to look into Clinton Foundation dealings and an Obama-era uranium deal.

// Donald Trump Jr. reportedly had contact with WikiLeaks during 2016 campaign

According to The Atlantic, WikiLeaks sent frequent direct messages on Twitter to Trump Jr., who responded to some of them.

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Ground Game

Trump went to other side of the planet, and his problems at home followed him

They rolled out the red carpet in Asia, but it was the stories here that dogged him.


// Mitt Romney, man of many principles, tries standing for one

Romney?s language about Roy Moore is tough and uncompromising. But how long will that last?

// Tufts finds more than half of campus fraternities, sororities violated rules

Two fraternities have closed, Tufts banned another for a decade, and several others are on probation or have been suspended.

// Congress is eyeing two major tax deductions taken by Mass. residents

People who take a lot of deductions in Massachusetts could end up losers under the plans percolating in the GOP-controlled Congress.

// House to vote on bill that could eliminate many mandatory minimum sentences

State lawmakers expect the House to vote early this week on their bill, which represents a scaled-back version of the sweeping measure that passed the Senate last month.

This is our only home and we shouldn?t ruin it, thousands of scientists say.

Scientists offer a ?Warning to Humanity? about a damaged planet

More than 15,000 scientists from 184 countries worldwide have signed a letter warning that Earth?s environment is heading down a path to destruction.

Top US marshal allegedly lied under oath about sex in government office

An investigation into a former top official with the US Marshals office in Boston found a range of misconduct, including lying under oath about sexual activity in government offices.

Sandra Cordero and her 2-year-old son, Edison, with his toy police car.

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Chelsea police make terminally ill toddler?s dream come true

Sandra Cordero hoped that someone would grant her 2-year-old son Edison his greatest wish: to meet a real police officer.

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// Hockey Hall opens its doors to three Bruins

Former Bruins Mark Recchi and Dave Andreychuk joined owner Jeremy Jacobs as inductees.

// The Season Ticket podcast

Globe NFL reporter Ben Volin joins host Chris Gasper to break down the Patriots? resounding victory over the Denver Broncos Sunday.

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DENVER, CO - NOVEMBER 12: Running back Rex Burkhead #34 of the New England Patriots is tackled by inside linebacker Brandon Marshall #54 of the Denver Broncos after a catch in the first quarter of a game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on November 12, 2017 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)


Rex Burkhead is as close to a two-way player as you will see in today?s NFL

Burkhead played the most snaps of all the Patriots? running backs Sunday, caught a TD pass, and was a monster on special teams.

John Oliver signs off for the season with these three warnings about Trump

John Oliver took a hard line against President Trump on Sunday, warning viewers to see through the president?s way of handling controversy.

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This ex-Fidelity worker won at the Supreme Court. Now a Boston jury will decide if she is a true whistle-blower

Jackie Lawson alleges that she faced retaliation after she accused Fidelity of using accounting methods that led to charging millions of dollars in excessive fees to fund shareholders.

// Keurig pulled its ads from Hannity, and now fans are smashing their coffee makers

The company pulled one of its ads from Sean Hannity?s show based on his support for Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore.

// Thomas J. Hudner, war hero and veterans? affairs commissioner, dies at 93

Hudner was awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions during the Korean War and went on to lead the state Department of Veterans?s Services for much of the 1990s.

// Your car is a big environmental nemesis, and Mass. is stepping in

Massachusetts wants to focus on limiting emissions from vehicles, which have surpassed power plants as the state?s largest source of greenhouse gases.

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Amy Schumer is apparently dating a Martha?s Vineyard chef

Word is the comedian-actress is dating chef Chris Fischer, whose family has been running Beetlebung Farm in Chilmark since 1961.

General Electric plans job cuts, slash in quarterly dividend

CEO John Flannery made several big announcements to analysts and investors during a meeting Monday in New York.

Aly Raisman.

?I am a victim of sexual abuse?: Aly Raisman opens up on ?60 Minutes?

In the interview, the Olympic gold medalist from Needham told of how she has been affected by sexual abuse at the hands of a team doctor.


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// Trump?s unlimited nuclear power poses security risk

It?s urgent that Congress tighten the rules governing the use of nuclear weapons.

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// Dear Jeff Bezos: Come and help us build a better Boston together

An open letter to the owner of Amazon, proposing a true partnership that rewrites the relationship between a city and the big companies that call it home.


// Doctors take various tacks to respond to online reviews

With more patients speaking up ? via hospital surveys and third-party rating websites ? inevitable tensions are emerging.


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