State?s politicians assail Trump on MLK Day as ?racist?

?Donald Trump is a racist bully and we know how to deal with bullies,? Senator Elizabeth Warren said at Monday?s breakfast celebrating Martin Luther King Jr.. ?We do not back down. We do not shut up. We fight back.?

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At a breakfast celebrating Martin Luther King Jr., top Massachusetts politicians pilloried President Trump on Monday, calling him a racist and a bully.

One storm coming from the Great Lakes and another forming in the mid-Atlantic will slam the state in tandem Tuesday into Wednesday, bringing multiple inches of snow.

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Two storms could bring 4 to 7 inches of snow Tuesday into Wednesday

One storm from the Great Lakes and another forming in the mid-Atlantic will slam the state in tandem Tuesday into Wednesday, bringing multiple inches of snow.

// Trump kicks off Martin Luther King Jr. Day by visiting his own golf course

It was not clear whether he planned to perform service later in the day, although his public schedule is blank.

// Ohio teacher put on leave after telling black student his friends would ?lynch him?

The 13-year-old was the only black student in the class.

The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X meet at the U.S. Senate, on March 26, 1964, after a hearing on the 1964 Civil Rights Act.

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?Good to see you.? King and Malcolm X met only once before assassinations

The exchange would last only a minute, but the photo remains a haunting reminder of what was lost.

Visitors toured the Martin Luther King Memorial in San Francisco.

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Adrian Walker

Where to put an MLK memorial in Boston?

There?s no shortage of contenders.

Randolph man arrested for firing gun outside downtown Boston club

An off-duty officer helped nab the suspect by relaying to dispatchers a portion of the get-away car?s license plate, police said.

// Knife attack at Russian school leaves at least 12 wounded

Two masked teenagers armed with knives wounded a dozen people, most of them elementary school students.

Debra Stark, left, of Debra?s Natural Gourmet passed fruit to employee Gregoria Vanhoogen.

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How much effort does it take to fill one job?

As the labor shortage stretches on, a $15-an-hour kitchen position in Concord, with benefits, has gone unfilled for two years.

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// Jaguars next in line as a hopeless, helpless Patriot foil

No team quarterbacked by Blake Bortles will come into Foxborough and beat Bill Belichick and Tom Brady.


// Tom Coughlin is the Patriots? boogeyman

He?s beaten Bill Belichick twice in the Super Bowl, and now he?s built Jacksonville into a contender for the AFC Championship.

// Titans join the Josh McDaniels sweepstakes, but Colts may be frontrunner

Tennessee and coach Mike Mularkey have ?parted ways? two days after a loss to the Patriots.

Boston MA 01/15/17 Dallas Stars center Tyler Seguin (91), right celebrates his game winning goal with teammates left wing Jamie Benn (14), left and right wing Alexander Radulov (47) against the Boston Bruins during the overtime period at TD Garden. (Matthew J. Lee/Globe staff) topic: reporter: Fluto Shinzawa


Tyler Seguin beats Bruins with overtime goal

The Dallas center (and former Bruin) scored his 22d of the season with 2:01 remaining.

Dolores O?Riordan, lead singer of Irish band The Cranberries, died suddenly on Monday. She was 46.


Cranberries singer Dolores O?Riordan dies at 46

She died in London, where she was recording. The cause of death wasn?t immediately available.


// Tonya Harding doesn?t want to hear Sufjan Stevens?s song about her

The figure skater isn?t interested.

// Comedian Aziz Ansari responds to sexual misconduct allegations

Ansari said Sunday that he apologized last year when a woman told him about her discomfort during a sexual encounter in his apartment.


// Jamie Lee Curtis voices support for Eliza Dushku after account of assault

Dushku wrote that she was sexually abused at age 12 while working on ?True Lies.?

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// Using marijuana to fight the opioid crisis

The Mass. US attorney should declare it exempt from prosecution.


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// Grassroots group tries to get new kind of doctor in the House (and Senate)

The group is putting its support behind candidates with the same qualifications: all women, all Democrats, and all doctors.

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