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Babysitter convicted of second-degree murder in shaken baby case

Pallavi Macharla, a 44-year-old mother of two who was accused in the 2014 death of a Burlington infant she was babysitting, was convicted Monday. an hour ago

Cape Cod man charged in Appalachian trail slaying chased after victims one by one

The details were contained in an affidavit filed in US District Court in Abingdon, Va., where James Jordan, 30, was slated to make his initial court appearance Monday.

Outgoing Harvard faculty dean to leave Harvey Weinstein defense team

Ronald Sullivan Jr. had resigned from the legal team defending the Hollywood producer before Harvard announced Saturday he would not be reappointed as a faculty dean.

Biden, the Democratic front-runner, makes first campaign stop in New Hampshire
Selling himself has someone who can ?restore the soul? of the nation, former Vice President Joe Biden made his first campaign stop in New Hampshire Monday since he entered the 2020 presidential race last month. 54 minutes ago

Fate of dogs that mauled student to death remains unclear

The dogs that mauled a Rehoboth teenager to death last week remain in custody of the town?s animal control officer, and their fate has yet to be decided. an hour ago

Felicity Huffman pleads guilty in college admissions case

A tearful Felicity Huffman pleaded guilty in federal court in Boston to participating in a nationwide college admissions cheating scandal. A prosecutor asked the judge to sentence Huffman to four months in prison and a $20,000 fine. 21 minutes ago
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Here?s what the critics are saying about the latest episode of ?Game of Thrones?

Critics who follow "Game of Thrones" and George R.R. Martin's books have a nuanced take on Sunday's nights episode.
Review: In ?Game of Thrones,? the mother of all meltdowns

The Doris Day who should be more appreciated

The actress-singer, who died Monday at 97, wasn?t just America?s goody two-shoes.
Legendary entertainer Doris Day dies at 97

Ivy League coaching endowments raise ethics questions
A Globe review found that in at least a half-dozen cases at Yale, families endowed coaching positions or programs shortly before their children went on to enroll there.

MassArt students create toys for elephants at New Bedford zoo
Emily and Ruth, Asian elephants who live at Buttonwood Park Zoo in New Bedford, got the new toys on Thursday.

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Elizabeth Warren pledges to appoint a former public school teacher as education secretary

Elizabeth Warren is pledging that if she?s elected president, her secretary of education ?will be a former public school teacher who is committed to public education.? 2 hours ago

Man found dead at trash transfer station in Auburn, NH

Authorities are investigating the ?suspicious death? of a man whose body was found Monday at a trash transfer station in Auburn, N.H.,, officials said. 2 hours ago

Maria Menounos shares a Mother?s Day update on her mom?s cancer

?Lots of work to get here but so grateful to god for giving me and my family another Mother?s Day to celebrate her!? 2 hours ago

Moulton wants medical marijuana for veterans ? plus much bolder drug reforms

He said he strongly supports safe consumption sites for those addicted to other drugs, pointing to data showing that they can save lives and lead to recovery when paired with medical services ? without encouraging increased drug use. 12:53 p.m.

Bull runs loose on I-495 in Norton

A bull in the grass on the side of I-495 North slowed traffic and caused delays for travelers.

Trump suggest he's behind the Red Sox' recent winning record

President Trump suggested in a tweet on Monday morning that the Red Sox? visit to the White House had a hand in the team?s recent win streak.

Patriots have been adept at spotting talent in undrafted players

At least one undrafted player has made New England?s 53-man roster for 15 straight seasons. 12:52 p.m.

Brigham researchers suggest pediatricians should remind parents not to text and drive

Two-thirds of parents with children younger than 14 reported that they had read texts while driving over a 30-day period, according to new research from Brigham and Women?s Hospital. 3 hours ago

Jurors begin deliberations in trial of Matthew Borges, charged with decapitating teenager

Borges, 15 at the time of his arrest, is being tried as an adult for allegedly stabbing Viloria-Paulino to death, then cutting off his head and hands and leaving him by the Merrimack River. 12:40 p.m.

Don?t have that Nobel Prize yet? There may still be time

Researchers from The Ohio State University say they?ve found two different peaks for creativity in people?s lives, one that comes early in their careers and another that more often blooms later.

Anna Rakitina named new BSO assistant conductor

The Russian-born conductor will become only the second woman in the orchestra?s history to hold this post.

First woman to lead UMass system, husband found dead in Florida home

It?s believed Sherry Penney and James Livingston, a retired MIT professor, were overcome by carbon monoxide from a car with a keyless ignition accidentally left running in their garage.



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A big game by Michael Chavis sends Red Sox to fifth straight win

Chavis drove in five runs as the Red Sox completed a three-game sweep at Fenway Park.
Red Sox could make bid to host 2029 All-Star Game


Joe Biden, known for his gaffes, isn?t meeting those expectations ? so far
Just over two weeks into Joe Biden?s presidential campaign, its most notable feature may be what hasn?t happened: He hasn?t blurted anything out that delights his rivals or horrifies his aides.


?Both sides will pay? in trade war, economic adviser says, contradicting Trump
Larry Kudlow said US consumers would bear a burden from the escalating trade war with China, contradicting the president.


He bought the fencing coach?s house. Then his son got into Harvard

The Needham house was assessed at $549,300, but sold for nearly a million dollars. The buyer, who never lived a day there, would sell it 17 months later at a substantial loss in what may become the next chapter in the national debate over fairness in college admissions.
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Know about college admissions wrongdoing? Tell us

In light of the recent college admissions scandal, we?re looking for the public?s help better understanding how families and students play the admissions game.