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Was Jeff Koons?s balloon bunny worth a record $91 million?

The poster boy of art-world excess, Koons set a contemporary-art price record at auction on Wednesday night. Here?s why.

Mayor Pete and the Order of the Kong: How Buttigieg?s Harvard pals helped spur his rise in politics

Buttigieg?s rhetoric as a presidential candidate sounds nearly identical to his political musings when he was in Cambridge, college friends said.

?Saturday Night Live? mocks Trump again, this time with a raucous Queen cover

In its season finale, the popular sketch comedy series launched into a cover of Queen?s ?Don?t Stop Me Now,? with lyrics reworked to reference everything from the Mueller report to controversial abortion laws.

How will ?Game of Thrones? end? Here?s what you said

More than 150 fans told us how they think the HBO series will end. The final episode airs tonight.
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Deutsche Bank staff saw suspicious activity in Trump, Kushner accounts

The bank?s anti-money laundering specialists recommended in 2016 and 2017 that multiple transactions involving legal entities controlled by Donald Trump and his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, be reported to a federal financial-crimes watchdog. 3 hours ago

Senator seeks probe of Chinese company making MBTA?s subway cars

Chuck Schumer wants the federal government to step in and investigate whether a Chinese state-owned company could pose a threat to national security. 2 hours ago

Chelmsford mother is accidentally run over when 9-year-old son puts car in reverse

The 37-year-old woman was seriously injured when she got caught in the open driver?s-side door and dove for the brake pedal as the car rolled out of a North Road driveway.

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From newcomer to graduation speaker: an immigrant?s story
Regis Lino-Kelly experienced serious culture shock when he arrived in Dorchester as a 5-year-old from Honduras. That didn?t stop him from realizing his dream of becoming an engineer. an hour ago

Columbine school shooting survivor found dead in home

A Colorado man who survived the 1999 Columbine school shooting and later became an advocate for fighting addiction has died.
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Red Sox come back to snap Houston?s 10-game win streak

Michael Chavis hit another massive home run and Xander Bogaerts put the Sox ahead in the seventh, with Brandon Workman getting his first career save. 38 minutes ago

WCVB?s Randy Price injured in bike mishap

The longtime Channel 5 morning news anchor was treated at Portsmouth Regional Hospital. 2 hours ago

Attack on tourist bus near Egyptian pyramids wounds at least 14

The blast, close to a giant museum under construction, suggested that militants were seeking to undermine the authority of President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi. 56 minutes ago

Nancy Pelosi to receive JFK Profile in Courage award Sunday evening

The speaker of the House is scheduled to take a break from sparring with President Trump and quieting disputes within her own party for a visit to Boston?s JFK Library.

Trump signals Alabama abortion law goes too far but stresses he?s ?strongly pro-life?

President Trump is distancing himself from a new Alabama law against abortion even in cases of rape and incest but also is stressing his ??strongly pro-life?? credentials.

Moulton unveils national service education plan

The plan includes a guarantee of tuition assistance or job training benefits for young Americans who take part in national service.

Traumatized ex-soldier died trying to ?find peace? on Appalachian Trail

On May 11, a Yarmouth man who had frightened others along the trail with his erratic behavior allegedly invaded the camp that Ronnie Sanchez Jr. and three others had set up.

In attempt to stem displacement, city will set value of housing vouchers by ZIP code

Boston will be the first housing authority in the country to voluntarily join the Small Area Fair Market Rents system.

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Here?s how Don Sweeney built the Bruins into Stanley Cup contenders
Sweeney made some shrewd moves among some missteps, but he may someday be best know for the GM who drafted Charlie McAvoy. 2 hours ago

Red Sox CEO gifts Trinity College grads with game tickets
Graduating students at the Hartford college were greeted with a surprise from their commencement speaker: free tickets to a Boston Red Sox game. 16 minutes ago


Five summer music festivals that span tastes and trends

From Boston Calling to Solid Sound to the Super Mega Ultra Giant Mad Decent Block Party, there?s plenty on offer for pop music fans.

Oh, the horror (and drama and comedy) of summer

Summer 2019 is here to tell you that popular culture matters and it?s more digital than ever.

With just her voice and a cello, Helen Gillet has created a new vocabulary

The core of her work is solo performance with live looping, layering cello parts and vocal lines.

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Another memorable night at Fenway Park ends with a strange Red Sox loss

He was prepared to leave early, but instead saw the Red Sox strike out 24 batters but lose.

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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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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.