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Dan Shaughnessy - Picking Paul Pierce first in an all-time Celtics draft is an easy second-guess - Bill Russell? Larry Bird? Nope, Pierce went No. 1, making for a riveting debate among the Commenter Mob, and also some Celtics greats.

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Chad Finn - In the back-and-forth between ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski and Sen. Josh Hawley, are there any winners?

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The Revolution's big three showcased their potential, and other observations from the MLS is Back tournament

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In Focus: Woods Hole Film Festival goes virtual

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Even if their album was the all-time worst, the Shaggs still have plenty of fans

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Here's what coronavirus testing on college campuses in Massachusetts might look like this fall -- Thousands of college students on campuses across the state this fall will be required to swab their noses as often as twice a week, with samples shuttled to laboratories where the results will be quickly delivered back to campuses.

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US, UK, Canada accuse Russia of hacking virus vaccine trials -- The three nations alleged that hacking group APT29, also known as Cozy Bear and said to be part of the Russian intelligence service, is attacking academic and pharmaceutical research institutions involved in coronavirus vaccine development.

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AstraZeneca pressure mounts as investors await Oxford vaccine data

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Here's what comes next for Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine — if everything goes right -- As the Cambridge biotech readies to launch a clinical trial involving 30,000 people, it will have to deal with the many complications that have undone countless experimental medicines.

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11 CORONAVIRUS VACCINES TO KEEP AN EYE ON

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Joan Vennochi -- AG Maura Healey has a zeal for taking on Trump but not state troopers

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Robert P. George and Cornel West -- To unite the country, we need honesty and courage

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EDITORIAL -- Lawmakers must seize the moment for police accountability

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Town-by-town COVID-19 data in Massachusetts

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Graphic: US shows little signs of being able to control coronavirus spread

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QUICK BITE | DEVRA FIRST - On game days at Fenway, Lansdowne Street will become a pedestrian zone for dining and drinking - When the Red Sox take on the Orioles at Fenway Park July 24, there will be no fans in attendance. Inside the ballpark, that is. Outside is another story.

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Flat Top Johnny's in Cambridge joins list of Boston-area restaurants that have closed amid COVID-19

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A young man's impromptu performance of 'Don't Stop Believin' at a Norwood antique shop went viral. Now he's getting the piano for free -- A Mattapan man went viral for his impressive performance on a piano at a Norwood antique shop over the weekend, and will take the instrument home as a gift now that the store's owner has tracked him down.

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Dave Epstein - It's a great week for tracking comet Neowise - A newly discovered comet named Neowise will continue to be visible for the rest of the month and into August, but it is most visible this week with the naked eye.

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Watch: Time-lapse video of Comet Neowise soaring over Maine's Mount Katahdin

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Walpole's beloved 'Dog Rock' rolls its way into mask controversy -- When Walpole resident Joey Dugdale painted a mask onto the town's beloved "Dog Rock," he touched off a dogfight in the Norfolk County community that's been playing out both online and in stone.

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Georgia governor explicitly voids mask orders in 15 localities

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Two UMass Boston hockey players are rollerblading to Michigan. Here's why - Rising sophomores Jake Adkins and Andy Walker are on a 900-mile trek to raise money for a cause close to their heart.

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Outlaws Motorcycle Club leader pleads guilty to federal gun charge

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MASCAC, the nation's oldest Division 3 conference, suspends fall sports season citing coronavirus concerns

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Another 1.3 million Americans sought unemployment aid last week as claims remain stuck at high level

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Provincetown International Film Festival Honoree Mya Taylor on acting -- and being a nurse during COVID-19

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A Black photographer makes history with Vanity Fair cover starring Viola Davis

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Chris Evans has a new website aimed at getting Americans more involved in the political process

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It's a drive-in kind of summer on the Cape

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How to fix the Covid-19 dumpster fire in the U.S.

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We're the accidental Sweden, raising fears Covid-19 will get worse

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The latest COVID-19 numbers from Massachusetts

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Have a tip about wrongdoing or injustice for the Globe's Spotlight Team? We want to hear from you

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Even as case count drops, aftereffects of coronavirus persist in Chelsea -- In Chelsea, the hardest hit community in the state, the long tail of the coronavirus still lingers for thousands. Even as the number of cases now declines, the economic fallout remains staggering, with people fearful that the virus might return at any moment.

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YVONNE ABRAHAM - Agonizing over what back to school means in the coronavirus era - Fretting over what back to school means now? Here, as with so much else, the pandemic lays bare yawning and inexcusable inequalities in our messed-up country.

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Now that the Washington Redskins have retired their name and logo, some wonder when Mass. high schools will do the same - Many town leaders acknowledge Native American mascots have been a source of controversy for decades. But even during this watershed moment of racial reckoning, few have made plans to change or even discuss their school mascots, despite mounting criticism from students and alumni.

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If you run a business in Rhode Island, you should probably read this - Governor Gina Raimondo and the Commerce Corporation rolled out a suite of support tools to help small businesses recover from the coronavirus shutdown.

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As Providence crafts its reparations program, expectations are high

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It's been party hearty at Rhode Island's beaches, and Raimondo is cracking down

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The virus's tale -- Track the coronavirus pandemic in Massachusetts to its roots and you find a story driven by heroics, ingenuity, error, pain, and a hard question: How could a state famous for health care excellence have suffered such a vast loss of human life?

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Seven takeaways from 'The virus's tale,' an inside look at the spread of coronavirus in Massachusetts

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The first victims of coronavirus coped with an unexpected feeling: shame

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The virus's tale: a live discussion

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Read 'The Mechanic' by Ben Mezrich -- All chapters are available now for this fictional thriller that entwines a card shark, the legacy of Paul Revere, and the Gardner art heist.

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Renée Graham -- The perfect storm: Fauci's truth vs. Trump's lies

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MICHAEL A. COHEN -- Joe Biden speaks much-needed truths about Southern treason

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Sharon E. Burke -- US security requires far more than a strong military

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JEFF JACOBY -- In the race for the White House, it's protectionist vs. protectionist

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Scot Lehigh -- Trump, Biden, and the campaign terrain ahead

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IDEAS | Abdallah Fayyad -- Welcome to the new civil rights era

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Take a look at what the Red Sox have been up to inside Fenway Park

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A night at the Wellfleet drive-in, still a Cape Cod staple

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Food for the soul ... and the community

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Photos from the protest and vigil in Boston on Tuesday

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One hundred days battling COVID-19

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A win Friday would put the Revolution into the knockout round of the MLS Is Back tournament -- "We're confident," forward Adam Buksa said ahead of the Revolution's game Friday vs. DC United in Florida.

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David Pastrnak, Ondrej Kase deemed 'unfit to participate' in Bruins' practice

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The world needs Covid-19 vaccines. It may also be overestimating their power

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In a medical first, doctors treat Parkinson's with a novel brain cell transplant

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A cancer patient reconsiders her end-of-life wishes amid Covid-19

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Covid-19′s future: small outbreaks, monster wave, or ongoing crisis

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Stay up to date with STAT's Covid-19 Tracker

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US mortgage rates slip to a record-low 2.98% for 30-year loans

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EU court invalidates data-sharing pact with US

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Experts say Twitter breach troubling, undermines trust

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GOP restricts Jacksonville convention attendance over coronavirus fears

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Cover Story -- They've been granted parole. So why can it take years for them to get out of prison?

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Perspective -- Why words aren't enough from companies claiming to support Black Lives Matter

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Your Week Ahead -- Five things to do online and around Greater Boston, July 13-19

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Connections -- The author of 'Wild Game' breaks the hold of a family heirloom

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Methuen's Calvin Kattar takes a step closer to a title shot by defeating Dan Ige in Abu Dhabi

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Jaelen Gill is starting over at Boston College after transferring from Ohio State

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Steamship Authority stresses mask requirement to board ferries amid coronavirus pandemic

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After 100 days, a COVID patient returns home

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China becomes first economy to grow since coronavirus pandemic

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'I'm not a bad guy': Police body camera footage offers devastating account of George Floyd killing

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Poland's momentous presidential runoff too close to call

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Nearly 600,000 vote in Hong Kong prodemocracy primaries

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Misaligned radar responsible for downing of Ukrainian passenger jet, Iran says

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Trump replaces campaign manager Brad Parscale amid sinking poll numbers

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Experts say Trump administration move on hospital coronavirus data is worrisome

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Study links crowded housing in Greater Boston's poorer neighborhoods with spread of COVID-19

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COVID-19, recession haven't slowed venture capital deals in Mass.

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'Pal, you're a hero': Chris Evans sends heartwarming video to 6-year-old who saved his sister from a dog attack

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Discover a museum, travel by train, and fend off sharks

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Boston's health and human services chief dreams of P-town, Asia, and Mexican food when he gets downtime

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Mass. marijuana regulators fine Acreage Holdings $250,000 for attempting to exceed license cap

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MassCan't: Board chair Samson Racioppi resigns amid outrage over his planning of 'straight pride,' pro-police, other rallies

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State seeks help: What to do with 619,000 unsellable marijuana vapes?

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Crashing coastal property values and the economic fallout of climate change

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Congress should make sure telemedicine is here to stay

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In face of summer heat and its ills, public policy needs to be at full blast

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Same as it ever was? A look at Boston dining by night

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On being a small family farmer during a pandemic

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Returning to Harbor View Hotel in a brave new world

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Sleeping over? Bunk down here

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Seeing Shakespeare's family by way of a plague tale in 'Hamnet'

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'Is Rape a Crime?' examines how the judicial system brutalizes victims

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Daddy dearest: Donald Trump's niece traces the intergenerational trauma that formed (or deformed) the president's character

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Finding 'The Truth' with Hirokazu Kore-eda

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Tyra Banks named new 'Dancing With the Stars' host

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ViacomCBS drops Nick Cannon, cites 'anti-Semitic' comments

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Many standouts among Television Critics Association nominees

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Talking Heads' Chris Frantz looks back with 'love,' mostly

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How Boston Landmarks Orchestra is keeping its Esplanade tradition alive

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Are you ready to dance again?

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In Chelsea, a Latino theater company makes its debut

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U.K. announces $2 billion bailout to help keep the arts afloat during pandemic

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A new restaurant, book discussion, and Irish history

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Newton mayor gives stores until Sept. 1 to comply with bans on plastic bags, polystyrene

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Man, 74, found unresponsive after going missing from boat near Dartmouth

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Former NFL and USC player David Lewis dies at 65

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Eddie Kasko, former Red Sox manager with sharp mind for the game, dies at 88

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Richard Gelles, scholar of family violence and child-welfare system, dies at 73

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