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Cambridge councilors want poor, minorities to get first chances at recreational pot licenses

2 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Two Cambridge lawmakers are pushing a social justice pot plan that would bar anyone who isn't an “economic empowerment” or “social equity” applicant from opening a recreational...
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Hockey Hall of Fame calls BC's Jerry York

2 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

You only have to look at the NCAA record book to know how decorated Jerry York is as a college hockey coach. You only have to meet him once to understand what a local treasure...
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Fox's Hannity, Carlson enjoy Trump rally ratings bonanza

2 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

LOS ANGELES - Ratings figures show Fox News hosts Sean Hannity and Tucker Carlson enjoyed a ratings surge from last week's 2020 Trump campaign kickoff rally. Viewers watching...
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Fox's Hannity, Carlson enjoy Trump rally ratings bonanza

2 hours ago   |   Boston Herald   |   2 articles

By LYNN ELBER LOS ANGELES - Ratings figures show Fox News hosts Sean Hannity and Tucker Carlson enjoyed a ratings surge from last week's 2020 Trump campaign kickoff...
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U.S. lawmakers, regulators advance crackdown on robocalls

4 hours ago   |   Reuters

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission and 25 state and local agencies on Tuesday unveiled a crackdown on robocalls as a congressional panel prepared to approve a bill that would...
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Man charged in biker crash pleads not guilty in N.H. court

4 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

The man charged with negligent homicide in hitting a group of bikers with his truck last Friday waived his arraignment in New Hampshire, avoiding an appearance before dozens of...
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Lawyers pause plan to divide any national opioid settlement

5 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

By GEOFF MULVIHILL and MARK GILLISPIE CLEVELAND - State and local governments suing over the toll of a nationwide opioid crisis agree that companies in the drug industry should...
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Photos show people playing in historic fountains and eating gelato to cool down ahead of a killer heatwave looming over Europe

Photos show people playing in historic fountains and eating gelato to cool down ahead of a killer heatwave looming over Europe

7 hours ago   |   Business Insider

A dangerous heatwave has Europe on high alert this week. Western European countries including France, Germany, Spain, and Italy are bracing for temperatures as high as 104...
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Quincy man arrested for fatal shooting

10 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

A Quincy man was arrested on a murder charge Monday morning in connection with the shooting death of a 59-year-old in Dorchester last week. Lalance Smith, 29, was arrested...
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How Sen. Elizabeth Warren would overhaul elections

How Sen. Elizabeth Warren would overhaul elections

10 hours ago   |   Politico

Democrat Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday unveiled a sweeping plan to give the federal government a far bigger role in setting the rules for elections, rather than deferring to...
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Melania Trump's senior aide to replace Sarah Sanders

Melania Trump's senior aide to replace Sarah Sanders

Stephanie Grisham, a top aide to first lady Melania Trump, will be the next White House press secretary and communications director. “She has been with us since 2015 - potus &... Read more ...

Justice Department sues Omarosa over unfiled financial disclosure

Justice Department sues Omarosa over unfiled financial disclosure

The Justice Department is suing Omarosa Manigault Newman, a former aide in the Trump White House, for failing to file a legally required personal financial disclosure report... Read more ...

Over 100 Migrant Kids Moved Back To Border Facility Where Mistreatment Reported

Over 100 Migrant Kids Moved Back To Border Facility Where Mistreatment Reported

An official, who briefed reporters on the condition of anonymity, wouldn't say exactly how many children are currently detained there. Read more ...

Driver pleads not guilty in motorcycle crash that killed 7

Driver pleads not guilty in motorcycle crash that killed 7

By MICHAEL CASEY CONCORD, N.H. - A lawyer for a pickup truck driver blamed for causing a collision that killed seven motorcyclists has entered a not guilty plea on his... Read more ...

Prosecutors: Rep. Duncan Hunter used campaign funds to pursue affairs

Prosecutors: Rep. Duncan Hunter used campaign funds to pursue affairs

Federal prosecutors have accused Rep. Duncan Hunter of improperly using campaign funds to pursue numerous romantic affairs with congressional aides and lobbyists, according to... Read more ...

Analysis: The Politics Of National Humiliation In The Trump-Xi Meeting

Analysis: The Politics Of National Humiliation In The Trump-Xi Meeting

Under the Communist Party's ideological reeducation of China's population, humiliation by foreign powers forms an emotional underpinning of the country's national identity... Read more ...

Iran says White House 'afflicted by mental retardation' after latest sanctions

Iran says White House 'afflicted by mental retardation' after latest sanctions

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani ridiculed the White House as “afflicted by mental retardation” after the Trump administration leveled a slate of new sanctions against the... Read more ...

White House Blocks Kellyanne Conway From Testifying Before House Panel On...

White House Blocks Kellyanne Conway From Testifying Before House Panel On Hatch Act

The White House declines to let the Oversight Committee question Trump's adviser about alleged ethics violations. The next step could be a subpoena fight. Read more ...

Red Sox Walk Off 6-5 Win Over the White Sox

Red Sox Walk Off 6-5 Win Over the White Sox

Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Eduardo Rodriguez delivers during the first inning of a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox at Fenway Park in Boston, Monday, June 24... Read more ...

Trump On E. Jean Carroll Accusing Him Of Rape: ‘She's Not My Type'

Trump On E. Jean Carroll Accusing Him Of Rape: ‘She's Not My Type'

The president has denied the columnist's sexual assault allegation. Read more ...