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 2021-10-20 17:06 

The Boston Globe

With a book and an album, Jeremy Pelt honors jazz's boundary pushers...

Pelt, whose quintet performs at Scullers on Friday, has recorded 80 conversations with top-notch Black musicians for his...

 2021-10-20 17:06 

CBS Boston

Nikolas Cruz, Gunman In Parkland School Shooting, Pleads Guilty To All Counts In 2018 Massacre...

It's a day many in the Parkland community and across South Florida have been waiting for....

 2021-10-20 17:06 

WCVB

ACLU files first federal lawsuit against banning critical race theory in classrooms...

A group of Oklahoma students and teachers is challenging the state's ban on teaching "critical race theories" in the classroom. The ACLU is also part of the lawsuit....

 2021-10-20 17:00 

WCVB

Medical examiner, cadaver dog called to area where Brian Laundrie's items were found...

It's the latest development in an exhaustive search for Laundrie's whereabouts that has now stretched over a month....

 2021-10-20 16:56 

Boston 25 News

South Africa starts vaccinations for those aged 12 to 17...

South Africa has started giving COVID-19 vaccinations to adolescents aged between 12 and 17 years, with a goal of inoculating at least 6 million people from this age group...

 2021-10-20 16:55 

Boston 25 News

Pig-to-human transplants come a step closer with new test...

Scientists have temporarily attached a pig's kidney to a human body and watched it begin to work...

 2021-10-20 16:54 

The Boston Globe

There are $29 billion in unredeemed US savings bonds. Congress wants to make it easier to find if any of that money is yours — and then get it...

The humble paper savings bond, which helped finance World War II and for decades provided risk-free investments for average Americans, has become so forgotten that the Treasury Department says 80 million of them, worth a total of $29 billion, have fully m...

 2021-10-20 16:53 

The Boston Globe

HBO Max moved up the release of 'Dune' to Thursday. Here's when you can stream it...

Dennis Villeneuve's long-awaited sci-fi epic will finally be released in the U.S. Thursday, both in theaters and on HBO Max....

 2021-10-20 16:52 

Boston Herald

New Hampshire woman and boyfriend held in connection with missing boy, 5...

A New Hampshire woman and her boyfriend were arraigned today in connection with the search for her 5-year-old son....

 2021-10-20 16:47 

Boston 25 News

Wake's Clawson, Pitt's Pickett top AP's midyear ACC honors...

Wake Forest coach Dave Clawson and Pittsburgh quarterback Kenny Pickett headline The Associated Press' list of midseason football honorees for the Atlantic Coast Conference...

 2021-10-20 16:45 

The Boston Globe

At Humphreys Street Studios in Dorchester, organizing leads to action to support working artist-tenants...

Humphreys Street artists and their partners intend to build affordable housing behind the studios and use income from that housing to subsidize maintenance of the artist studios....

 2021-10-20 16:45 

WCVB

Report: Facebook is planning on changing its name...

The company plans to announce the new name next week, the Verge reported, citing a source with direct knowledge of the matter....

 2021-10-20 16:44 

WHDH

Officials: Items linked to Laundrie, potential remains found during search for clues in slaying of Gabby Petito...

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Items believed to belong to Brian Laundrie and potential human remains were found Wednesday at a Florida wilderness park during......

 2021-10-20 16:44 

WHDH

Suspected human remains, items belonging to Brian Laundrie found in Florida park, FBI says...

(CNN) — What appears to be human remains and items belonging to Brian Laundrie, including a backpack, have been found in a nature reserve in......

 2021-10-20 16:44 

WHDH

Suspected human remains, items belonging to Brian Laundrie found in Florida park, FBI says...

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Potential human remains were found Wednesday in a Florida wilderness area along with items believed to belong to Brian Laundrie,......

 2021-10-20 16:42 

WCVB

'You do it because you love others': 94-year-old woman shares kindness through free hug coupons...

Selma Schneider has handed out the free hug coupons on airplanes, in grocery stores and treatment centers....

 2021-10-20 16:39 

Christian Science Monitor

Q&A with Chris Hedges, author of 'Our Class: Trauma and Transformation in an American Prison'...

Journalist Chris Hedges describes the incredible fortitude of the incarcerated men to whom he taught literature in 'Our Class.'...

 2021-10-20 16:38 

The Boston Globe

City orders Providence homeless encampment to vacate by Nov. 1...

Though the city is trying to find shelter for the homeless people living in the West End lot, but the public safety commissioner admitted: "We don't have a specific place right now."...

 2021-10-20 16:38 

WCVB

Video: Mild night for Game 5 at Fenway...

Temperatures will be in the lower 60s and skies will be mostly clear for the game....

 2021-10-20 16:37 

Boston.com

Why should healthy front-line workers get vaccine boosters? Not to protect themselves....

The CDC's guidance is confusing, but the best rationale for boosters for healthy younger workers is that the shots will help prevent viral spread. Such workers are unlikely to get seriously ill. The post Why should healthy front-line workers get vacci...

 2021-10-20 16:34 

The Boston Globe

Small tent fire reported in area of Mass. & Cass. encampment; no injuries reported...

Boston firefighters on Wednesday morning were called to a small tent fire on Southampton Street across from Fire Department headquarters near the Mass & Cass homeless encampment, officials said. No one was hurt....

 2021-10-20 16:33 

Boston 25 News

Coronavirus: UK officials seeing rise of delta plus subvariant...

A subvariant of the COVID-19 delta variant is being seen in the United Kingdom....

 2021-10-20 16:30 

Boston 25 News

Jill Biden speaks candidly about challenges of her role...

Jill Biden is speaking candidly about the challenges of her job as first lady...

 2021-10-20 16:29 

WGGB

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Medical examiner and cadaver dog called to park where investigators found Brian Laundrie's items...

The Sarasota County Medical Examiner and a cadaver dog were called on Wednesday to a Florida park where authorities found several items belonging to Brian Laundrie, the missing fianc of...

 2021-10-20 16:26 

WCVB

See Nicole Kidman as Lucille Ball in first trailer for 'Being the Ricardos'...

Oscar-winner Nicole Kidman stars as comedy legend Lucille Ball in a new film....

 2021-10-20 16:25 

Boston 25 News

Arbitrator: Official wrongly fired in Flint water scandal...

The only Michigan official fired in the Flint water disaster likely was a "public scapegoat" who lost her job because of politics...

 2021-10-20 16:25 

Boston Herald

Injunction for Mass General Brigham employees suing over vaccine mandate denied, face unpaid leave...

Mass General Brigham employees suing the hospital system after being denied exemptions for a coronavirus vaccine mandate face unpaid leave today as a district court judge denied their motion for a preliminary injunction....

 2021-10-20 16:25 

WCVB

Super fan has fallen tree transformed into Red Sox gnome...

When a storm damaged a tree this spring in Lynne and Gary Smith's yard and the town wouldn't let them cut it down, they came up with a way to celebrate their favorite team....

 2021-10-20 16:24 

CBS Boston

'I Can't Live With Myself Sometimes': Chilling Apology From Parkland School Shooter Nikolas Cruz To Victims' Families After Guilty Plea...

"I love you. And I know you don't believe me. But I have to live with this every day. And it brings me nightmares. And I can't live with myself sometimes," Cruz said in court....

 2021-10-20 16:23 

Boston.com

What this year's Patriots have in common with dismal 1993 team...

The 2021 Patriots became the franchise's first team since 1993 -- Drew Bledsoe's rookie year -- to start 0-4 at home. Are those two teams more alike than we realize? The post What this year's Patriots have in common with dismal 1993 team appea...

 2021-10-20 16:23 

Boston 25 News

Russians to stay off work for a week as virus deaths rise...

President Vladimir Putin has ordered many of Russia's workers to stay off work for a week starting later this month amid rising coronavirus infection and death numbers...

 2021-10-20 16:23 

Boston.com

Bill Keating responds to Ted Cruz's proposal to send immigrants from Texas border to Cambridge, Martha's Vineyard, and Nantucket...

"He's wasting resources on lame political stunts." The post Bill Keating responds to Ted Cruz's proposal to send immigrants from Texas border to Cambridge, Martha's Vineyard, and Nantucket appeared first on Boston.com ....

 2021-10-20 16:20 

Boston 25 News

FDA official: Booster announcements coming Wednesday...

U.S. regulators expect to rule Wednesday on authorizing booster doses of the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines...

 2021-10-20 16:19 

WCVB

Parents protest way school handled bullying incident...

A group of community members gathered to protest the way Wellesley High School handled a bullying incident....

 2021-10-20 16:18 

CBS Boston

Wellesley High School Parents Call For More Action After Student Attacked...

A rally was held Tuesday in support of a student who was attacked by two older Wellesley High School classmates....

 2021-10-20 16:17 

WHDH

Mom of missing 5-year-old NH boy denies in court that she told people to lie about his whereabouts...

The mother of a missing 5-year-old New Hampshire boy denied in court on Wednesday that she told people to lie about her son's whereabouts as......

 2021-10-20 16:17 

WHDH

Missing 5-year-old NH boy's mom, boyfriend deny in court that they told people to lie about his whereabouts...

The mother of a missing 5-year-old New Hampshire boy and her boyfriend denied in court on Wednesday that they told people to lie his whereabouts......

 2021-10-20 16:17 

WHDH

Missing 5-year-old NH boy's mom, boyfriend deny in court that they told relatives to lie about his whereabouts...

The mother of a missing 5-year-old New Hampshire boy and her boyfriend denied in court on Wednesday that they told relatives and friends to lie......

 2021-10-20 16:17 

Christian Science Monitor

As Glasgow summit nears, fossil fuel production still rising...

A climate change report published by the U.N. Environment Program, released Wednesday, shows that most major oil and gas producers plan to increase production into 2030. But to keep global warming at bay, the study says, production needs to be halved....

 2021-10-20 16:15 

Boston.com

Those Gifts You Want for the Holidays? Dont Wait Too Long....

The supply chain disruption is shorthand for problems from factory closures to workers who are not working anymore. The post Those gifts you want for the holidays? Don't wait too long. appeared first on Boston.com ....

 2021-10-20 16:15 

Boston 25 News

Efforts drag on to free 17 missionaries kidnapped in Haiti...

Efforts to win the return of 17 members of a U.S.-based missionary group and a local driver stretched into a fourth day Wednesday, with a violent gang demanding $1 million ransom per person...

 2021-10-20 16:15 

Boston 25 News

Biden administration move could block Minnesota copper mine...

The Biden administration has dealt a serious blow to the proposed Twin Metals copper-nickel mine on the edge of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area in northeastern Minnesota...

 2021-10-20 16:13 

WHDH

Dump truck barrels into Oxford house...

A dump truck barreled into an Oxford house on Wednesday morning. Emergency crews responding to a reported collision at the intersections of Route 56 and......

 2021-10-20 16:12 

Christian Science Monitor

In Ghana, a school faces a debate over hairstyle and faith...

Ghana prides itself on being religiously tolerant. But a Rastafarian high schooler was asked to cut his hair an important part of the Rastafarian faith in order to enroll at an academically elite high school. The family is fighting back....

 2021-10-20 16:12 

WCVB

There are fans, and then there's this Red Sox super fan...

Meet the Red Sox super fan who will give you a reason to smile going into ALCS Game 5....

 2021-10-20 16:12 

WCVB

Facebook to pay $14 million to settle claims it discriminated against US workers...

Facebook allegedly required applications to be submitted by mail only, refused to consider U.S. workers who applied to the positions, did not advertise positions on their careers website and hired only temporary visa holders....

 2021-10-20 16:08 

Boston.com

Graves of some who died at RI institutions lie under highway...

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation does not plan to move the graves that are under Route 37. The post Graves of some who died at R.I. institutions lie under highway appeared first on Boston.com ....

 2021-10-20 16:06 

Christian Science Monitor

As climate change brings more flooding, can Venice stay afloat?...

Climate change has made flooding even more commonplace in Venice, threatening many of its historic buildings and plazas. The government in Rome funded a 6-billion-euro barrier system to protect the city from large waves, but many are still breaking throug...

 2021-10-20 16:06 

Boston.com

The best travel plan this holiday season: A backup plan...

If there's one thing we can be certain of in 2021, it's that nothing is for certain. The post The best travel plan this holiday season: A backup plan appeared first on Boston.com ....

 2021-10-20 16:02 

WHDH

'Step into a frozen fairy-tale world': Ice Castles returning to NH...

NORTH WOODSTOCK, N.H. (WHDH) — Ice Castles are returning to North Woodstock, New Hampshire for its ninth season in the Granite State. The winter wonderland......

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