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 2021-12-01 09:57 

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Japan suspends new reservations on all incoming flights...

The move by the world's third largest economy, coupled with its recent return to a ban on foreign visitors, is among the most stringent anywhere, and more in line with cloistered neighbor China than with some other democracies in the region....

 2021-12-01 09:41 

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4 killed, including officer and suspect, in Georgia shooting...

According to WSB-TV, Field Training Officer Henry Laxson was fatally shot, along with two women and the suspected shooter, Clayton County police said....

 2021-12-01 09:00 

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Correction Department cries out for oversight...

With officer brutality and discipline shrouded in secrecy, the need for an independent eye is obvious....

 2021-12-01 08:31 

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Facebook whistle-blower returns to Congress to talk regulation...

Frances Haugen, a former Facebook product manager, will return to the Capitol to testify Wednesday before a House subcommittee on technology, as lawmakers weigh proposals to reduce legal liability protections enjoyed by online platforms under Section 230 ...

 2021-12-01 08:04 

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China says 85% of citizens will use Mandarin by 2025...

The move appears to put threatened Chinese regional dialects such as Cantonese and Hokkien under even greater pressure, along with minority languages such as Tibetan, Mongolian and Uyghur....

 2021-12-01 08:00 

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American women need the US to be an outlier on abortion until viability...

In a country without national health care, abortion access too often depends on Roe v. Wade's now-endangered timeline....

 2021-12-01 08:00 

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HIV isn't over and neither is COVID...

The similarities between the two viruses should give us pause....

 2021-12-01 07:41 

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Michigan school shooting victims include football player, two other students...

A sheriff's deputy tried to rush Tate Myre, a 16-year-old who had recently won honors as a linebacker and tight end on his football team, to a hospital Tuesday after the teenager was shot at Oxford High School....

 2021-12-01 07:37 

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Despite variants, Singapore's COVID strategy on track...

There's cautious optimism that the widely watched plan has helped Singapore turn the corner in the pandemic, even with the discovery of the new worrisome Omicron variant, and provide a better understanding of what is effective, and what isn't....

 2021-12-01 07:30 

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Prison libraries and classes are key markers in paths that diverge...

The vast majority of students were respectful, good-natured, and friendly, and in their studies many were bright or curious or diligent (sometimes all three), often much smarter than me, and, on occasion, nothing less than brilliant....

 2021-12-01 07:30 

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Diversity, personnel, and power: Report takes hard look at K-12 school leadership...

District and school leaders will need to display strong leadership and commitment to a clear vision of why educator diversity matters....

 2021-12-01 07:30 

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Throughout her childhood, Globe Santa coin bank sat on the kitchen counter year round...

I still remember the lessons I learned from that annual tradition: that we should keep those in need in our hearts all year round, that children benefit from being taught to share, and that small contributions can add up to make big differences in the liv...

 2021-12-01 07:22 

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Fiji welcomes back tourists despite omicron threat...

Fiji welcomed back its first tourists in more than 600 days on Wednesday after pushing ahead with reopening plans despite the threat posed by the newly detected omicron variant of the coronavirus....

 2021-12-01 06:28 

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Red Sox reach an agreement with lefthander James Paxton on one-year deal...

The 33-year-old made just one appearance pitching just 1 1/3 innings for the Mariners in 2021 before season-ending Tommy John surgery....

 2021-12-01 05:55 

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Trial to determine if requiring women board members is legal...

A judge will begin hearing evidence Wednesday in Los Angeles Superior Court that could undo the law credited with giving more women seats in boardrooms traditionally dominated by men....

 2021-12-01 05:30 

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Abortion rights at stake in historic Supreme Court arguments...

The Supreme Court justices on Wednesday will weigh whether to uphold a Mississippi law that bans abortion after 15 weeks and overrule the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision....

 2021-12-01 05:24 

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Jan. 6 panel to vote on contempt against former DOJ official...

The House panel investigating the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol insurrection will vote on pursuing contempt charges against a former Justice Department official Wednesday as the committee aggressively seeks to gain answers about the violent attack by former Preside...

 2021-12-01 05:23 

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After a great season, it was one disappointing ending for the Revolution...

New England couldn't put the game away and left things up to chance in penalty kicks, proving that the No. 1 seed in the MLS Cup playoffs is no guarantee....

 2021-12-01 05:15 

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This time, Revolution's push forward backfired...

Adding attackers when the team seems to need back-line help can put the opposition under pressure....

 2021-12-01 05:01 

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Diss of partner shakes sibling to the core...

Advice from Amy Dickinson....

 2021-12-01 05:00 

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Today in History...

Today is Wednesday, Dec. 1, the 335th day of 2021. There are 30 days left in the year....

 2021-12-01 05:00 

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Overwhelmed mom can juggle everything but judgment...

Advice from Amy Dickinson....

 2021-12-01 04:18 

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US men's ski racer positive for COVID before Colorado races...

International Ski Federation race director Markus Waldner said Tuesday night at the team captains' meeting that one American athlete has been isolated after turning in a positive result for COVID-19. Waldner did not reveal the person's name....

 2021-12-01 04:15 

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Salem police unions to donate 11 iPads to students at North Shore Education Consortium...

Using money raised during Halloween, two Salem police unions are set to spend $8,000 to buy 11 iPads for severe special needs students enrolled at the North Shore Education Consortium in Beverly....

 2021-12-01 04:13 

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Fauci says COVID diverted resources from fighting AIDS...

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the top U.S. infectious disease expert, said the COVID-19 pandemic has diverted scientific and financial resources from the fight against AIDS, seriously impeding global efforts to achieve the U.N. goal of ending AIDS by 2030....

 2021-12-01 04:11 

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President of Roxbury Community College steps down after 8 years...

Roxbury Community College President Valerie Roberson is stepping down after eight years leading the troubled institution, which has been rocked by scandals and seen enrollments drop during the coronavirus pandemic....

 2021-12-01 03:44 

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Revolution fall to New York City FC on penalties in Eastern Conference semis...

The Revolution rallied back in extra time with a 118th minute equalizer, but fell in the penalty shootout....

 2021-12-01 03:35 

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Two teenagers arrested in Dorchester for allegedly stealing car...

A 15-year-old girl from Mattapan and a 14-year-old boy from Dorchester were arrested around 1:50 p.m. Tuesday in the area of Bernard and Nightingale streets in Dorchester. A BB gun was found in the car's center console, police said....

 2021-12-01 03:22 

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Boston police warn of phone scam asking for pre-paid credit cards targeting the elderly...

The scam involves an unknown caller claiming to be an employee of the Suffolk County House of Correction, who asks victims to pay a fine with pre-paid gift or credit cards. Anyone who receives a call should not comply and contact police, Boston police sai...

 2021-12-01 03:19 

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Under pressure, Massachusetts lawmakers say they have deal on $4 billion spending bill...

Despite the declared progress, state Representative Aaron Michlewitz and state Senator Michael J. Rodrigues, who have served as their chambers' lead negotiators, did not release details of the sweeping legislation Tuesday....

 2021-12-01 02:55 

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Minus Brad Marchand and coach Bruce Cassidy, Bruins lose to Red Wings...

Detroit's Marc Staal scored the go-ahead goal with 8:27 remaining, his first goal of the season....

 2021-12-01 01:29 

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Bruins' Brad Marchand sounds off on what he feels is excessive three-game suspension...

Defending Marchand, linemate Patrice Bergeron noted that others have drawn lesser penalties for similar plays....

 2021-12-01 01:26 

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LSU, Brian Kelly agree to a 10-year contract worth at least $95 million...

Kelly had been coach at Notre Dame for the past 12 seasons....

 2021-12-01 01:14 

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Opposing side talk, but Major League Baseball seems headed toward first work stoppage in 26 years...

The collective bargaining agreement will expire at 11:59 p.m. Wednesday. Shortly after it does, the expectation remains for the owners to call for a lockout....

 2021-12-01 01:13 

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Celebrity surgeon Dr. Oz running for Senate in Pennsylvania...

Dr. Mehmet Oz, the celebrity heart surgeon best known as the host of TV's "Dr. Oz Show" after rocketing to fame on Oprah Winfrey's show, announced Tuesday that he is running for Pennsylvania's open US Senate seat as a Republican....

 2021-12-01 01:10 

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The Supreme Court is hearing arguments on the Mississippi abortion law that challenges Roe v. Wade. Here's what to know...

The court will consider a 2018 Mississippi law that bans nearly all abortions after 15 weeks....

 2021-12-01 01:07 

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British antitrust regulator orders Facebook to sell Giphy...

Stories you may have missed from the world of business....

 2021-12-01 00:48 

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A capsule look at the Division 2 Super Bowl: Catholic Memorial vs. King Philip...

The Knights (12-0) look to break through after falling short in D1 in 2018 and '19, while KP (9-2) is back in the D2 title game for the first time since 2018....

 2021-12-01 00:40 

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Authorities: Student kills 3, wounds 8 at Michigan school...

A 15-year-old sophomore opened fire at his Michigan high school on Tuesday, killing three students and wounding eight other people, including at least one teacher, authorities said....

 2021-12-01 00:32 

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How 2 flights to Europe may have spurred the spread of the new coronavirus variant...

Passengers on two airline flights from South Africa to Amsterdam tested positive for the Omicron variant, raising fears of a superspreader event....

 2021-12-01 00:02 

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As King Philip prepares for Super Bowl, its roots trace back to Walpole and the legendary John Lee...

Lee's coaching tree includes his son Brian, the current KP coach, and Millis AD Chuck Grant, whose son Charlie will quarterback the Warriors against unbeaten Catholic Memorial....

 2021-11-30 23:53 

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Sideline talks between Mac Jones and Josh McDaniels are not just idle chatter...

Those in-game sessions have proven to be an important learning tool in the quarterback's rookie development....

 2021-11-30 23:44 

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LeBron James enters health and safety protocols, out Tuesday...

James has already missed 11 of the Lakers' 22 games this season....

 2021-11-30 23:43 

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CNN suspends Chris Cuomo after new details emerge on his efforts to aid brother amid harassment scandal...

The network said that documents released by New York's attorney general Monday indicated a greater level in his brother's efforts than the network previously knew....

 2021-11-30 23:35 

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A capsule look at Division 8 Super Bowl: Hull vs. Randolph...

In a matchup of South Shore League rivals, Hull (9-3) goes for its first Super Bowl title since 1996, while Randolph (7-4) hopes to cap the best season in program history with a win....

 2021-11-30 23:27 

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Tigers add infielder Javier Bez for six years, $140 million...

Bez, who will probably play shortstop for the Tigers, hit .265 with 31 homers and 87 RBIs with the Cubs and Mets this past season....

 2021-11-30 23:27 

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Rivals reunite as South Shore League foes Hull, Randolph square off in Division 8 Super Bowl...

Hull (9-3), the No. 4 seed, was a 26-6 winner Oct. 1 at home, but No. 10 Randolph (7-4) is vastly improved as it chases the program's first championship....

 2021-11-30 23:26 

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Stocks fall again as Fed signals it could end economic support sooner...

Jerome Powell, the Fed chair, told a Senate committee that inflation is likely to persist well into next year and that the Fed would consider tapering off its purchases of government bonds "perhaps a few months sooner" than previously expected....

 2021-11-30 23:26 

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Red Sox re-sign reliever Ryan Brasier on one-year deal...

The veteran appeared in 13 games during the regular season last year after dealing with a number of injuries. He had a 1.50 ERA in that span....

 2021-11-30 23:25 

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McKee mum on $3,000 vaccine bonus for union workers as criticism emerges...

Some legislators called it "unfair" to give bonuses to state and municipal employees when other workers were vaccinated against COVID-19 without financial incentives...

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