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 2021-09-16 19:20 

Boston 25 News

UN rule may be hurdle for Brazil vaccine skeptic Bolsonaro...

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's reluctance to get a vaccine is a rarity in his country — and may complicate his plans to attend the U.N.'s General Assembly next week...

 2021-09-16 19:20 

Boston 25 News

US stock indexes recover from a midday slump and turn higher...

Stocks recovered from a midday slump and were edging higher in late afternoon trading on Wall Street Thursday, keeping major indexes in the green for the week...

 2021-09-16 19:19 

WGGB

[ Springfield ]

Trooper uses makeshift lasso to capture loose horse in Richmond...

RICHMOND, MA (WGGB/WSHM) A Massachusetts State Police trooper had to put his cowboy skills to the test when he responded to a call in Lee....

 2021-09-16 19:15 

Boston 25 News

Louis Menand among nonfiction National Book Award nominees...

Louis Menand's Cold War cultural history "The Free World" and Hanif Abdurraqib's meditation on Black artistry "A Little Devil in America" are among the works on the nonfiction longlist for the National Book Awards...

 2021-09-16 19:15 

WGGB

[ Springfield ]

Community cleanup planned for Watershops Pond in Springfield...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- The city of Springfield has announced a community cleanup day for Watershops Pond....

 2021-09-16 19:13 

CBS Boston

Cam Newton Quotes Conan O'Brien In Latest Instagram Post: 'Through Disappointment, You Can Gain Clarity'...

Cam Newton has still not received an NFL job offer since getting released by the Patriots at the end of August. But he has gained some clarity....

 2021-09-16 19:10 

Boston 25 News

Angels' Ohtani has sore arm, may not pitch again this season...

Two-way star Shohei Ohtani won't pitch Friday for the Los Angeles Angels because of a sore right arm that could sideline him as a pitcher for the rest of the season...

 2021-09-16 19:08 

WGGB

[ Springfield ]

State troopers help disabled motorist along Mass. Pike in Ludlow...

LUDLOW, MA (WGGB/WSHM) A driver was able to continue on their travels Thursday, thanks to help from some Mass. state troopers....

 2021-09-16 19:03 

WGGB

[ Springfield ]

Westfield Detectives searching for 2 suspects acting as gov. workers...

WESTFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- The Westfield Detective Bureau is searching for two men involved in a suspicious incident Thursday....

 2021-09-16 19:01 

WCVB

7th human case of West Nile virus confirmed in Mass....

This is the first West Nile virus case this year in someone under the age of 50....

 2021-09-16 19:00 

Boston 25 News

Study: Childhood obesity in U.S. accelerated during pandemic...

A new study ties the COVID-19 pandemic to an "alarming" increase in obesity in U.S. children and teenagers...

 2021-09-16 19:00 

WCVB

School COVID-19 outbreaks have stranded some students at home with minimal learning...

Some districts have been caught off-guard by new outbreaks, while other school systems have been handcuffed by state laws or policies aimed at keeping students in classrooms and strongly discouraging or restricting a return to remote learning....

 2021-09-16 19:00 

The World

'We cannot close the door or turn the page': Belarusian dissidents in Lithuania fear Lukashenko's crackdown...

Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko has been brutally cracking down on opposition both at home and abroad. Many have fled to neighboring Lithuania....

 2021-09-16 18:56 

The Boston Globe

Off-duty State Trooper trooper allegedly crashed into parked car and house in Quincy over Labor Day weekend...

A crash in Quincy involving an off-duty Massachusetts State Police trooper over Labor Day weekend has sparked an internal inquiry into how Quincy police officers handled the call....

 2021-09-16 18:55 

The Boston Globe

These Boston neighborhoods gave Michelle Wu and Annissa Essaibi George their preliminary election wins...

Detailed election data show Wu dominated in progressive areas, while Essaibi George won more conservative neighborhoods. The results could serve as a blueprint for both candidates to expand their support before the Nov. 2 general election....

 2021-09-16 18:55 

WHDH

Baker exploring 'important' vaccine verification options...

It will be important for people to have a simple way to prove that they have been vaccinated against COVID-19, Gov. Charlie Baker said Thursday......

 2021-09-16 18:53 

The Boston Globe

Salem's Haunted Happenings are back - and you may need a negative COVID-19 test to join the fun...

The North Shore city of Salem, a global epicenter of Halloween celebrations that were shelved last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, is poised to require that visitors who roll in next month for holiday-themed events test negative for the virus before en...

 2021-09-16 18:50 

The Boston Globe

Should Massachusetts create a public bank?...

Read two views and vote in our online poll....

 2021-09-16 18:49 

WCVB

A look at the new glass box observation deck opening high above NYC...

The observation deck features an all-glass enclosed elevator that travels to over 1,200 feet, transparent glass boxes and a room covered entirely with mirrors....

 2021-09-16 18:46 

The Boston Globe

These are Alisa Amador's fight songs...

The bilingual Cambridge singer-songwriter talks about the ideas — and anger — that shaped her new EP,...

 2021-09-16 18:46 

Boston.com

West Springfield enacts mask mandate as Big E fair opens...

West Springfield enacts a mask mandate just in time for the largest agricultural fair on the East Coast. The post Headed to The Big E? Better bring your mask appeared first on Boston.com ....

 2021-09-16 18:46 

Boston 25 News

Moving company fined for auctioning off military member’s storage unit while serving overseas...

A local moving and storage company will pay a United States Air Force Technical Sergeant $60,000 for failing to obtain a court order before auctioning off the contents of his storage unit while he was deployed overseas, the U.S. Attorney's Office for ...

 2021-09-16 18:44 

Boston.com

After treating COVID-19 patients, Elizabeth Danaher was inspired to run Boston...

"Instead of reacting to changes the pandemic threw at me, I could refocus my efforts and proactively address the rehabilitation needs of my neighbors." The post After treating COVID-19 patients, Elizabeth Danaher was inspired to run Boston appeare...

 2021-09-16 18:40 

The Boston Globe

In season 2, the messy 'Morning Show' is still worth watching...

The writers seem unsure about what to do with the massive, glamor-crammed world they created....

 2021-09-16 18:40 

Boston 25 News

The Latest: Dutch foreign minister resigns over Afghanistan...

The Dutch foreign minister has resigned after the lower house of parliament passed a motion of censure against the government over its handling of evacuations from Afghanistan amid the Taliban takeover of the country...

 2021-09-16 18:40 

Boston 25 News

US targets 5 al-Qaida operatives in Turkey with sanctions...

The U.S. Treasury Department announced sanctions Thursday against five men in Turkey suspected of providing financial and travel services to al-Qaida...

 2021-09-16 18:37 

WCVB

The first electric pickup truck is about to hit the market, and it's not from Tesla, GM or Ford...

There is a winner in the race to build the first consumer-ready electric pickup truck and it isn't Tesla, Ford or General Motors. It's Rivian. Who?...

 2021-09-16 18:36 

Computerworld

Podcast: Apple introduces the A15-powered iPhone 13, plus iOS 14.8 patches Pegasus spyware flaw...

Apple announced its latest additions to its iPhone lineup, as well as a new iPad mini, at its "California Streaming" event on Tuesday. Both devices will be powered by Apple's new A15 Bionic processor. Macworld executive editor Michael Simon an...

 2021-09-16 18:34 

The Boston Globe

The art of writing about the human heart...

Bill Schutt's first two nonfiction books were about vampire bats and cannibalism. For his third, both his agent and editor urged him to find something more mainstream....

 2021-09-16 18:30 

The Boston Globe

Local bestsellers for the week ending Sept. 12...

Based on reporting from the independent booksellers of the New England Independent Booksellers Association and IndieBound....

 2021-09-16 18:30 

Boston 25 News

Tarp or tossed? Ump says he didn't 'eject' O's grounds crew...

Even for baseball fans who've seen everything, this was a bizarre sight: The entire Baltimore Orioles' grounds crew, perched behind the tarp and poised to spring into action as a storm approached, suddenly got told by an umpire to scram...

 2021-09-16 18:29 

The Boston Globe

I've watched him grow up, but it caught me by surprise...

Wy7hen do children grow? When exactly do they put on pounds and inches and lose their little kid voices?...

 2021-09-16 18:28 

The Boston Globe

Virtual author readings for Sept. 19-25...

All author appearances are virtual unless otherwise noted....

 2021-09-16 18:27 

Boston.com

Read the obituary for BU Professor David Jones...

"He had an utterly magnetic personality and an irresistibly contagious laugh, leading others to seek him out." The post Read the obituary for BU Professor David Jones appeared first on Boston.com ....

 2021-09-16 18:25 

The Boston Globe

Catching a rooster in the woods is no easy task...

A rooster tries to evade capture, a music teacher causes a ruckus, and other odd tales from local police blotters....

 2021-09-16 18:25 

Boston 25 News

Dutch foreign minister quits over Afghanistan evacuations...

The Dutch foreign minister has resigned after the lower house of parliament passed a motion of censure against the government over its handling of evacuations from Afghanistan amid the Taliban takeover...

 2021-09-16 18:25 

Boston 25 News

New justice minister takes over as Haiti's instability grows...

Haiti's new justice minister is pledging to find those responsible for high-profile killings as he spoke publicly for the first time since taking over from his predecessor fired by Prime Minister Ariel Henry, who recently dismissed officials seeking t...

 2021-09-16 18:25 

WCVB

Religious exemptions increase along with COVID-19 vaccine mandates...

Although religious objections were once used sparingly to get exempted from various required vaccines, they are now becoming a much more widely used loophole against COVID-19 mandates....

 2021-09-16 18:24 

The Boston Globe

Baker talks about proof of vaccination, welcoming Afghan refugees, in radio appearance...

Massachusetts officials are talking to their counterparts in other states to figure out how to devise a universal system for residents of the Commonwealth to prove they've been vaccinated against COVID-19, Governor Charlie Baker said Thursday....

 2021-09-16 18:23 

Boston Herald

Honda Ridgeline Sport is a perfect option RUN DATE: 11/20/2021...

2nd Generations are always better! In the Mid Size pickup category, there really isn't much to think about as consumers are either in SUV mode or full size pickup mode. But for those in the Mid Size category, Honda now delivers a Grasso's Garage c...

 2021-09-16 18:23 

WGGB

[ Springfield ]

Rides inspections conducted ahead of Big E's opening day...

WEST SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Friday is the Big E's opening day!...

 2021-09-16 18:22 

The Conversation

Facebook has known for a year and a half that Instagram is bad for teens despite claiming otherwise here are the harms researchers have been documenting for years...

Instagram's emphasis on filtered photos of bodies harms girls' self-image. Thomas Barwick/DigitalVision via Getty Images Facebook officials had internal research in March 2020 showing that Instagram the social media platform most used by adolescen...

 2021-09-16 18:22 

WCVB

Mass. officials exploring possibility of COVID-19 vaccine passports...

"It's going to be an important thing for people to have," Baker said....

 2021-09-16 18:21 

Boston.com

Dont'a Hightower says Patriots defense must play 'faster' vs. Jets...

"I just know I can do a lot better than what I am doing, so I just want to pick up my end of the slack on that." The post Dont'a Hightower says Patriots defense must play 'faster' vs. Jets appeared first on Boston.com ....

 2021-09-16 18:20 

Boston 25 News

Hundreds of migrating songbirds crash into NYC skyscrapers...

Hundreds of birds migrating through New York City this week have died after crashing into the city's glass towers...

 2021-09-16 18:19 

Boston Herald

Question on elected Boston school committee to appear on ballot in November...

Boston voters will have the chance to voice their opinion about an elected school committee via a non-binding ballot question during the November election, as it was passed by the City Council on Wednesday....

 2021-09-16 18:19 

The Boston Globe

Jason Isbell on songcraft, Scorsese, and staying safe...

The acclaimed singer-songwriter has emerged from lockdown for a tour that comes to the Wang Theatre....

 2021-09-16 18:17 

The Boston Globe

Boston faces its own monumental reckoning on race...

Increasingly, a more complete truth is being told about the city's most famous landmarks — and how the slave trade helped shape them....

 2021-09-16 18:15 

WHDH

Somerville police searching for road rage suspect who struck ambulance driver in face...

Police in Somerville are turning to the public for help tracking down a road rage suspect who struck an ambulance driver in the face. Officers......

 2021-09-16 18:13 

The Boston Globe

What inspired this Brown University physician-scientist to study long COVID'...

"With long COVID, the recovery is not like breaking a leg and then wearing a cast for a few weeks," says Dr. Orestis Panagiotou....

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