Gaming Commission to review Steve Wynn sexual misconduct allegations

Accusations of sexual misconduct against billionaire Las Vegas casino developer Steve Wynn on Friday quickly triggered a review in Massachusetts.

// Partners HealthCare gets key state backing for Mass. Eye and Ear takeover

Partners HealthCare is poised to wrap up its proposed acquisition of Massachusetts Eye and Ear after getting green lights from two state regulators.

Maine bottlers say their raw water is like ?miracle drug? ? and safe

The purveyors of Tourmaline Springs Sacred Living Water are trying to distance their company from widespread criticism of trendy untreated drinking water.

// Andover High varsity hockey coach denies accusations amid DCF probe

The Andover High School varsity boys? hockey coach has denied accusations he has ?abused, neglected or in way mistreated? his players.

// Flu activity surges in US and Mass. to highest levels seen in years

The spike in flu-like activity was a dramatic turnaround from the previous two weeks in which such reports declined.

Opinion | Renée Graham

// The unbearable awkwardness of being Melania

What looked from afar like a marriage of cynical, if mutual, gain is publicly molting under the relentless glare of the White House.

// Clinton chose to shield a top adviser accused of harassment in 2008

A senior adviser to Hillary Clinton?s 2008 presidential campaign who was accused of repeatedly sexually harassing a young subordinate was kept on the campaign at Clinton?s request.

// Mayor?s economic development chief considers bid for state Senate

John Barros, who lives in Uphams Corner, had yet to make a decision as of Friday morning.

// Zoots to return clothing to customers next Friday

Home delivery customers will also receive items next week.

// Vanity Fair regrets extra limbs for Oprah, Reese Witherspoon

Social media sleuths wasted no time Friday calling out Vanity Fair magazine for digital manipulation of its annual Hollywood issue cover.

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Joe Kennedy III has been tapped to deliver the Democratic Party?s response to President Trump?s first State of the Union address.

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Nestor Ramos

Dear Joe Kennedy, whatever you do, don?t mess this up

A little unsolicited advice for JKIII as his big post-State of the Union moment approaches.

// The Season Ticket podcast

Host Chris Gasper once again takes you behind enemy lines as he speaks with Philadelphia Eagles reporter Zach Berman.

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// Eagles impressed, not intimidated by Patriots? success

Philadelphia insisted they?ll be keeping their focus on what they need to do to win.

// What?s happening to Gronk?s brain?

Concussions set off an ?energy crisis? ? cell metabolism gets disrupted. But with physical and mental rest, the brain heals.

// Sly Stallone compares Patriots to ?Rocky IV? villain

On his official Instagram account, Stallone posted a doctored photo of Rocky Balboa in an Eagles jersey and Ivan Drago in a Pats shirt.

// Celtics? Marcus Smart suffers hand laceration after hitting picture frame

Smart is expected to be sidelined for about two weeks as he recovers from a hand laceration he suffered on Wednesday.

Winter Arts Guide 2018

The best of what to see and do around Boston this winter

From art shows to music performances, theater, TV, and dance, Boston?s scene has you covered.

Members of the band Brockhampton in Los Angeles in December.

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Brockhampton reinvents the idea of a boy band

The diverse Los Angeles collective consists of performers, producers, web masters, artists, and more.

From left: Sara Gilbert, Roseanne Barr, and John Goodman reprise their original roles in ABC?s revival of the comedy series ?Roseanne.?

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?Roseanne? resonated then, but what about now?

TV doing what the world of entertainment loves to do ? giving you more of what you?ve liked in the past.

Dinner With Cupid

// ?She was beautiful! . . . I was under pressure to show her a good time?

Will these two marathoners go the distance?

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Michael A. Cohen

// Stop the (Doomsday) clock

Rather than updating the Doomsday Clock, the entire exercise should be scrapped.


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Abdulkader Hayani put his daughter Ameenah to bed.

The Last Refugee: A three-part series

A series of occasional articles on the Syrian refugee families resettling here, and the local people assisting them.

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// Among those who want to lower drug prices, cacophony, not consensus

Why can?t the broader health care industry agree on how to make drugs more affordable? Here are five factors.

Real Estate

Tips to prevent a carbon monoxide tragedy

Carbon monoxide is invisible to the senses, and every year, the poison endangers thousands statewide. The top culprit? Your home heating system.