Marine veteran ID?d as shooter in Calif. bar attack

People cry as a law enforcement motorcade escorts the body of Ventura County Sheriff's Department Sgt. Ron Helus from the Los Robles Regional Medical Center Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, in Thousand Oaks, Calif., after a gunman opened fire Wednesday evening inside a country music bar, killing multiple people including Helus. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

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The shooter allegedly killed 12 people and sent hundreds fleeing in panic Wednesday night before apparently taking his own life.

This undated photo provided by the Ventura County Sheriff's Department shows Sheriff's Sgt. Ron Helus, who was killed Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, in a deadly shooting at a country music bar in Thousand Oaks, Calif. (Ventura County Sheriff's Department via AP)

Officer killed in Calif. bar shooting described as hero

Friends are remembering sheriff?s Sergeant Ron Helus, who was killed trying to stop a shooting rampage at a California bar, as a ?cop?s cop? who didn?t hesitate to run toward danger.

// Trump administration moves to restrict asylum claims by migrants

The Trump administration said it would prohibit people who illegally cross the US border with Mexico from claiming asylum, as the president seeks to choke off migration from Latin America.

Voters cast their ballots at the Community House in Rockport.

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// Ana Navarro, GOP strategist and fierce Trump critic, to speak at Tufts

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// Two more storms are on tap for New England ? and one could bring snow

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//,%20Library%20Director.jpg Former Obama appointee will lead JFK Library

A former Obama administration appointee with close ties to Harvard has been tapped to lead the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in Boston.

// Steve Wynn sues Wynn Resorts, Mass. Gaming Commission

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// Driver cited after truck hits roof of I-93 tunnel, snarling morning traffic

A tractor-trailer slammed into the roof of the southbound I-93 tunnel in Boston, damaging at least two other vehicles and forcing the closure of two lanes during the morning commute.

James ?Whitey? Bulger?s brother, William Bulger, left the church after the service.

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A funeral Mass was held in South Boston for notorious gangster James ?Whitey? Bulger, the Boston Archdiocese has confirmed.

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// Somerville Hospital apologizes after death of woman outside

The parent company of Somerville Hospital apologized days after a Globe Magazine article about Laura Levis, who was suffering from an asthma attack but couldn?t get into the facility. She later died.

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Millions of older people fall each year. Sometimes the effects can be dire

Ruth Bader Ginsburg is one of many older people who has been affected by a fall. Falls can cause broken bones ? and even more serious problems.

Domino's Pizza says it will pay a one-week Christmas pay bonus to any former Papa Gino?s employee who works for at least 45 days.

Domino?s will offer jobs to laid-off Papa Gino?s and D?Angelo workers

The national chain says it?s aiming to hire 1,000 people in Greater Boston.

// This donkey and emu have bonded, and now they can?t be separated

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// Here are the highlights from Bill Belichick being mic?d up for Patriots-Packers

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// Red Sox special adviser Bill James draws a rebuke from Sox, players union

In a series of tweets, James argued that players are as important to the game as beer vendors.

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// How you can now listen to a never-before-heard Van Morrison recording from 1968 Boston

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// Want to race down a seven-story skating course at Fenway Park? You can try out

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// With Sessions gone, rule of law hangs in the balance

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