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 2019-12-09 09:57 

The Boston Globe

Ending surprise billing: A moral test for physicians...

Indeed, "surprise billing" has become so common that, by some estimates, it has affected over half of all American adults....

 2019-12-09 09:54 

Boston 25 News

Warren was paid at least $1.9M over three decades for past legal work...
 2019-12-09 09:31 

WCVB

Five dead, others missing in New Zealand volcano eruption...

Efforts are underway to locate people who are still missing on New Zealand's White Island after a deadly volcanic eruption....

 2019-12-09 09:30 

The Boston Globe

Cutting through the clutter on surprise billing...

There is a proven method to protect patients from surprise medical bills while ensuring their continued access to physicians and other committed caregivers....

 2019-12-09 09:30 

The Boston Globe

Now that you have insurance, how do you use it?...

In the end, health insurance is complicated and expensive. That doesn't mean it isn't important to have....

 2019-12-09 09:30 

The Boston Globe

On the frontline of the Health Care For All HelpLine...

Two underlying themes unite many of our callers: The health care system is extremely complicated to navigate and it's becoming exponentially more expensive....

 2019-12-09 09:25 

Boston Herald

Sesame Street puppeteer Caroll Spinney dies at age 85...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Caroll Spinney, who gave Big Bird his warmth and Oscar the Grouch his growl for nearly 50 years on "Sesame Street," died Sunday at the age of 85 at his home in Connecticut, according to the Sesame Workshop....

 2019-12-09 09:19 

Boston Herald

Big Bird, Ronstadt, Sally Field celebrated at Kennedy Center...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Actress Sally Field, singer Linda Ronstadt and the disco-funk band Earth Wind and Fire shared the spotlight Sunday night as part of the latest group of recipients of the Kennedy Center Honors for lifetime achievement in the arts....

 2019-12-09 09:08 

The Conversation AU

Why White Island erupted and why there was no warning...

The sudden eruption at White Island was short-lived but produced an ash plume that rose several kilometres above the vent. GNZ Science , CC BY-ND Five people have been confirmed dead, 23 have been rescued and several remain unaccounted for after a sudden ...

 2019-12-09 08:56 

Boston 25 News

Reporter groped by runner on live TV: 'You violated, objectified and embarrassed me'...
 2019-12-09 07:28 

The Boston Globe

Miss Universe winner: We should be teaching young girls to 'take up space'...

Zozibini Tunzi of South Africa capped off her win at the annual competition with a passionate defense of women and girls, who should be taught that their leadership is valuable, she said....

 2019-12-09 07:05 

WCVB

Referee in Patriots game explains controversial ruling...

"I thought it was a touchdown. I'm pretty sure everyone else saw it was a touchdown," the Patriots rookie wide receiver said after the game....

 2019-12-09 06:40 

The Boston Globe

1 dead, many more missing in eruption of New Zealand volcano...

A volcano on a small New Zealand island frequented by tourists erupted with a large plume of ash and steam Monday, killing one person and leaving dozens of others missing or injured....

 2019-12-09 06:00 

Boston Herald

Mercury Speaks a New Language by Holiday Mathis...

Mercury in Scorpio was a time to respect privacy, follow decorum, be discreet and keep secrets out of loyalty. In the weeks to come, such things will no longer be the focus. Mercury enters Sagittarius, bringing about a new wave of communication and a free...

 2019-12-09 05:57 

The Boston Globe

Rookies Jakobi Meyers and N'Keal Harry struggle through growing pains...

Patriots' first-year receivers unable to ignite sputtering offense in 23-16 loss to Chiefs....

 2019-12-09 05:47 

The Boston Globe

Red Sox' Glenn "Goose" Gregson honored for career in baseball...

Gregson, 69, won the 2019 Mike Coolbaugh Award, given to a person for work ethic, knowledge of the game, and mentoring young talent....

 2019-12-09 05:43 

Boston Herald

Olivia Wilde plays reporter who broke 'Richard Jewell' story...

NEW YORK — Clint Eastwood's "Richard Jewell" is his latest picture to recreate real events via vividly drawn characters. Easily the most controversial is Atlanta Journal-Constitution reporter Kathy Scruggs (Olivia Wilde). She broke the s...

 2019-12-09 05:33 

Boston Herald

Congress plans ban on short-term loans, poor to pay...

Washington do-goodism almost always fails to help the people it is supposed to because politicians ignore the Law of Unintended Consequences. Nowhere is that more evident than when it comes to a congressional plan to put payday lenders and other short-ter...

 2019-12-09 05:24 

Boston Herald

Workers can add more to retirement plan in 2020...

In 2020, anyone with a workplace retirement plan they contribute to can pony up even more money. The IRS adjusts the annual contribution limit to keep pace with inflation. For 2020, if you're younger than 50 you can pile as much as $19,500 into a 401(...

 2019-12-09 05:23 

Boston Herald

Economists find marriage, pregnancy reduce crime...

There's a general assumption in public policy discourse that economic policy and social policy are separate universes. When economic policy is the topic, we think about taxes, government spending, business, jobs, etc. When social policy is the topic, ...

 2019-12-09 05:16 

Boston Herald

Asian shares rise after buying mood on Wall Street ends week...

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly higher Monday, cheered by a wave of buying late last week on Wall Street that was spurred by strong U.S. jobs numbers and optimism over China-U.S. trade....

 2019-12-09 05:09 

CBS Boston

David Ortiz Makes First Public Appearance In Dominican Republic Since Shooting...

David Ortiz made his first public appearance in the Dominican Republic since he was shot there....

 2019-12-09 05:02 

Boston Herald

Kamala Harris plays blame game, loses...

Sometimes a bad candidate is just a bad candidate. That was the case with Kamala Harris, who exited the race for President of the United States last week. Unfortunately, many in the pundit class are already propagating the myth that Harris is out because ...

 2019-12-09 05:01 

The Boston Globe

Readers share their adventures in the health care maze...

Readers share their challenges, from navigating Medicare options to grappling with the Massachusetts Connector....

 2019-12-09 05:00 

Boston Herald

Letters to the editor...

Washington circus Roughly 75 years ago, famed American political satirist H.L. Mencken said: "Democracy is the art of running the circus from the monkey cage." Nowhere was that more evident than the Wednesday Capitol Hill hearings led by House Jud...

 2019-12-09 05:00 

The Boston Globe

Police body cam rollout hits a snag...

A Boston Police rule exempting body camera use during overtime shifts creates a giant loophole in a critical program....

 2019-12-09 05:00 

The Boston Globe

This day in history...

Today is Monday, Dec. 9, the 343rd day of 2019. There are 22 days left in the year....

 2019-12-09 04:39 

WCVB

Live grenade found in donated dresser at Habitat for Humanity store...

A furniture donation at a store in Durham, North Carolina drew a bomb squad over the weekend....

 2019-12-09 03:47 

The Boston Globe

Barr dives into the culture wars, and social conservatives rejoice...

As he attacks the Democratic Party, assails liberal culture, and defends the president against accusations of abusing his office, the attorney general has wielded a maximalist view of executive power and adopted a blithely antagonistic, no-apologies style...

 2019-12-09 03:41 

Boston Herald

Big Bird, Ronstadt, Sally Field celebrated at Kennedy Center...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Actress Sally Field, singer Linda Ronstadt and the disco-funk band Earth Wind and Fire shared the spotlight Sunday night as part of the latest group of recipients of the Kennedy Center Honors for lifetime achievement in the arts....

 2019-12-09 03:37 

The Boston Globe

Nick Folk, post appendectomy, fits back in his place...

Not wanting to leave the Patriots in the lurch, Folk declared himself good to kick Friday, and seemed no worse for wear....

 2019-12-09 03:36 

The Boston Globe

Patriots aren't the favorites in the AFC anymore...

With Sunday's defeat against the Chiefs, they have now lost games to elite quarterbacks Lamar Jackson, Deshaun Watson, and Patrick Mahomes....

 2019-12-09 03:33 

Boston 25 News

Proposed construction could add 600,000 square feet to BMC, frustration to some residents...
 2019-12-09 03:33 

WHDH

Indonesia arrests 5 suspected poachers of pregnant tigers...

PEKANBARU, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian authorities have arrested five suspected poachers of a pair of critically endangered pregnant Sumatran tigers and seized four fetuses that......

 2019-12-09 03:31 

CBS Boston

Tom Brady, Patriots' Offense Running Out Of Time 'To Figure Out What Works'...

Tom Brady said the Patriots' offense is still trying "to figure out what works." They better hurry, because they're running out of time....

 2019-12-09 03:31 

WHDH

Baseball star Ortiz makes first appearance in Dominican Republic since being shot...

SANTO DOMINGO (AP) — Former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz made his first public appearance in the Dominican Republic on Sunday nearly six months after......

 2019-12-09 03:29 

WHDH

Warren was paid at least $1.9M for past legal work...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Elizabeth Warren was paid nearly $2 million for legal work stretching back three decades, her campaign disclosed Sunday night, amid calls from......

 2019-12-09 03:26 

The Boston Globe

Tom Brady tried to keep Patriots in the running...

The quarterback ran 17 yards on a fourth-down scramble late in the final minutes, but as it has for much of this season, the offense couldn't deliver a score when it needed one most....

 2019-12-09 03:24 

WHDH

Union exec Marvin Miller, catcher Ted Simmons elected to baseball Hall of Fame...

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Marvin Miller, the union leader who revolutionized baseball by empowering players to negotiate multimillion-dollar contracts and to play for teams of......

 2019-12-09 03:18 

The Boston Globe

'60 Minutes' takes a tour through Adam Sandler's childhood...

Reporter Sharyn Alfonsi spoke with the comedian about his family and growing up in New Hampshire....

 2019-12-09 03:17 

CBS Boston

Lou Pasquale Square: World War II Veteran Honored With Street Dedication In Boston...

A World War II Army veteran was honored in Dorchester with a square named after him Sunday....

 2019-12-09 03:15 

WCVB

Ronstadt, 'Sesame Street' receive Kennedy Center Honors...

Actress Sally Field, singer Linda Ronstadt and the disco-funk band Earth Wind and Fire shared the spotlight as part of the latest group of recipients of the Kennedy Center Honors for lifetime achievement in the arts....

 2019-12-09 03:11 

The Boston Globe

Joe Biden offers up fire and folksiness on his 'No Malarkey' tour in Iowa...

The campaign swing showed he was more than willing to deliver some punches — and not just at President Trump....

 2019-12-09 03:00 

Boston Herald

Nate Ebner records Patriots fourth blocked punt of season in loss to Chiefs...

FOXBORO — The game had been trending Kansas City's way deep into the third quarter when a trademark Patriots special teams' play resulted in an immediate turnaround. Trailing 23-7 with the clocking shedding minutes, Nate Ebner made a transit...

 2019-12-09 02:54 

Boston Herald

Patriots react to questionable calls in loss to Chiefs: 'It sucks'...

Safety Duron Harmon said he felt the Patriots had two touchdowns taken away from them Sunday....

 2019-12-09 02:53 

Boston.com

Red Sox great Dwight Evans falls short in bid for Hall of Fame...
 2019-12-09 02:53 

Boston.com

Elizabeth Warren discloses she earned about $1.9 million for past legal work...
 2019-12-09 02:50 

Boston Herald

Asian shares rise after buying mood on Wall Street ends week...

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly higher Monday cheered by a buying mood on Wall Street that came at the end of last week....

 2019-12-09 02:49 

Boston Herald

Patriots denied chance to win by poor officiating in 23-16 loss to Chiefs...

The Patriots were shafted by the refs in a 23-16 loss to the Chiefs, and if the game had been officiated better the most likely outcome would have been a tie at the end of regulation. The game should have been decided in overtime....

 2019-12-09 02:47 

CBS Boston

Large Bird Smashes Through Windshield Of Car Driving Through Fairhaven...

A couple driving on I-95 in Fairhaven was shocked when a large bird smashed through the windshield of the car, smacking the passenger in the front seat....

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