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MIT president says school received about $800k from Jeffrey Epstein foundations -- L. Rafael Reif also apologized to Epstein's victims. The financier, accused of sexually abusing underage children, killed himself earlier this month.

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Here's what you need to know about the MIT Media Lab and Jeffrey Epstein

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Lobbyist caught up in State Police case is known for her edge on Beacon Hill -- Anne Lynch evolved from managing the day-to-day business of trade associations to running a firm that pushed the interests of dozens of organizations, including the powerful state troopers union.

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Trump's move halts virtually all asylum cases in New England -- Federal officials stopped processing most of the cases filed in the Boston and Newark offices, affecting some 40,000 petitions for asylum.

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State appoints temporary leader of RMV's Merit Rating Board -- Paolo Franzese is taking a leave from the state Division of Insurance, the state Department of Transporation announced Thursday.

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'More saints there than in paradise': There's a hidden shrine in a North End alleyway -- Peter Baldassari has been decorating the alleyway between 4 and 8 Battery Street with pictures and collages of Catholic saints since 1991.

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$5 tickets, $1 dogs, and 12 minutes of play: Red Sox fans relished this day at the ballpark -- The resumption of the Aug. 7 game against the Royals allowed for a different kind of vibe — and crowd — at Fenway Park.

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KEVIN CULLEN - Politics is all about timing, and it isn't Seth Moulton's time - Like his beloved baseball team, the one that plays at Fenway Park, this does not appear to be Moulton's year.

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Ralph Nader -- Politics is a war of words. And the Republicans are winning

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Christopher Weyant -- Trump: The Satan whisperer

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Barack and Michelle Obama are reportedly buying a Martha's Vineyard mansion

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Celtics legend Bob Cousy receives Presidential Medal of Freedom

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DAN SHAUGHNESSY - Catching up with Roger Clemens - The Rocket has never been treated fairly by the Boston fan base, even though he is the winningest pitcher (tied with Cy Young) in Red Sox history.

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Tom Brady plays first three series but Brian Hoyer sits in preseason win

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Patriots safety Patrick Chung indicted on cocaine charge -- The indictment stems from an incident June 25 in Meredith, N.H., where Chung owns a home.

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BU student killed in apparent murder-suicide in Georgia - Erin V. Edwards, 20, a rising junior in the College of Communication, was found dead alongside two family members at a home outside Atlanta Wednesday. 2 hours ago

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MGH reports data breach that exposed information of nearly 10,000 people -- The breach exposed information about participants in certain research programs, including their names, dates of birth, medical record numbers, and medical histories.

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Barack and Michelle Obama are reportedly buying a Martha's Vineyard mansion

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Photos: A look inside the Martha's Vineyard mansion the Obamas are reportedly buying

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Patriots get banged up, but why were they playing in a meaningless preseason game?

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Trump's move halts virtually all asylum cases in New England

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Catching up with Roger Clemens

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Tom Brady plays first three series, Jarrett Stidham looks poised, but Brian Hoyer sits in Patriots' preseason win

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$5 tickets, $1 dogs, and 12 minutes of play: Red Sox fans relished this day at the ballpark

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Jeffrey Epstein may have gamed the system from beyond the grave

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MGH reports data breach that exposed information of nearly 10,000 people

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Are you currently caring for someone in hospice or near the end of life? Tell us your story - The Boston Globe is looking into end-of-life medical care in Massachusetts. We want to examine how the healthcare system can improve care for dying patients.

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Decorated soldier from Chicopee killed in Afghanistan

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A roughly 8-foot python is missing in Newton

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2 killed after police chase crosses from Conn. into Longmeadow

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Quick resolution had a bright side for Royals

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Facing a lefty no problem for Red Sox' Brock Holt

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Representative Bill Keating comes out in favor of impeachment inquiry

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Epstein suicide inquiry grows: Roughly 15 jail workers are subpoenaed

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Walmart to revamp, reopen El Paso store after mass shooting

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Michigan priest accused of binding teen with plastic, tape

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My Instagram: Abby Ouellette

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Miley Cyrus takes to Twitter to deny cheating rumors

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Pawtucket-based Hasbro agrees to buy company behind 'Peppa Pig' -- The Rhode Island toymaker said the deal will help it turn more of its products into shows or movies.

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Jump Bikes program halted in Providence -- Police have pulled at least 55 compromised bicycles off the street this week.

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R.I. Congressman Jim Langevin supports impeachment inquiry -- A longtime Democratic congressman from Rhode Island says he supports an impeachment inquiry against Republican President Donald Trump.

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ArtsEmerson - David Howse - David Howse is the executive director of ArtsEmerson, which produces and presents theatrical performances with an emphasis on cultural and contemporary works.

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About Bold Types -- Globe reporter Janelle Nanos sits down with leaders in the city's business community to talk about their career paths, work and accomplishments, as well as their vision for Boston's future.

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Opinion | Michael S. Roth -- Don't get all PC about my truth

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JOAN VENNOCHI -- Democracy chilled by campaign against Boston Calling verdict

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Editorial -- It's time to ban the plastic bag

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Renée Graham -- To serve and protect – but who?

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Opinion | David Daley -- NH lawmakers tried to end gerrymandering. Sununu scuttled their attempt

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Letters -- Cost of security measures is another sign of domestic terrorists' reach

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Earth's future is being written in fast-melting Greenland

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Photos: Sights from South Station

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Photos of New England's favorite country fairs

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Photos: The Red Arrows soar over Boston

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Man indicted for robbing North End grocery store -- Dante Mirabella, 52, of Boston was indicted for the armed robbery of Bob's Grocery Store in May, federal prosecutors said.

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Man stabbed in Dorchester -- The victim was taken to a local hospital, where he was in critical condition late Thursday night, Boston police said.

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Read the letter MIT's president sent Thursday about Jeffrey Epstein -- L. Rafael Reif sent a letter to the MIT community Thursday on the university's ties to the disgraced financier.

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Grassroots group mobilizes to help toddlers access SMA gene therapy

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FDA's Sarepta rejection is rooted in the past, and will weigh on its future

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A resurgence of polio? Experts fear a cautionary tale in measles

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NIH study participants will soon receive their own genetic analysis

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Robert Kraft: My connection with Jay-Z helped pave way for meeting with Roger Goodell -- Patriots' ownership discussed the music mogul, the Bill Belichick-Tom Brady relationship, and the team's plans for opening night.

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Patriots' defense shines in win over Panthers -- The defense showed multiple looks and packages and kept Carolina quarterbacks Cam Newton and Kyle Allen befuddled and bruised.

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Ben Volin | On Football - Patriots get banged up, but why were they playing in a meaningless preseason game? Kyle Van Noy escaped serious injury, but it appears special teams ace Brandon King was not so lucky.

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Red Sox need just 12 minutes to finish off Royals - On a carnival-like day at Fenway, Brock Holt's RBI single brought the suspended game to a rapid conclusion.

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Cover story -- Diet advice changes by the minute. How are we supposed to figure out what to eat?

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Hard lessons -- As immigration debate rages, tension spills over into Maine school's halls

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Dinner With Cupid -- Blind date: 'I honestly thought to myself, "Wow, this girl is way out of my league"'

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Cam Newton spotted leaving Gillette Stadium in walking boot after injury

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Despite withering heat and humidity, local teams hit the pitch to prepare for a new season

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New York's hottest makeup counter: The Port Authority bathroom

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Sarah Huckabee Sanders to join Fox News as contributor

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Iran's president says 'talks are useless' in dealing with US

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China warns US tariffs will 'escalate trade friction'

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Boris Johnson needs help from Trump, but not too much

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Cybersecurity firm bought by EMC-Dell affiliate

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Can capitalism be saved by a concept born in Boston?

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Central bankers, aiming to keep economies growing, must wrestle with politics, too

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The Ticket: What's happening in the local arts world

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Looking back on Woodstock — the music, the people, the money

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Solving the mystery of what to read with beach house book roulette

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A tiny (comfortable) house rolls up to the Seaport

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Minnesota hemp group protests driver arrest in South Dakota

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North Carolina farm bill containing smokable hemp ban OK'd by House

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FBI seeks tips on marijuana industry corruption

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Markey's Senate seat could become a musical chair

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The dumbing down of 'wrongful' conduct

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The Great Trumpkin lusts after Greenland

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Say hello to Shy Bird and soon-to-arrive Orfano

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The best eco-friendly containers to save you from Sad Desk Lunch syndrome

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What are local chefs' favorite restaurants?

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Big things are happening in a petite Montreal neighborhood

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Marijuana getaways in Massachusetts: Where to buy pot and stay the weekend

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The Whitney is a former nurses' dorm, transformed with care

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Local bestsellers for the week ending 8/18

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Harvard Film Archive floats some boats with 2019 overnight movie marathon

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Doc Talk: A mother's tale, a choral tour, a Patrick Swayze bio

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In Focus: Why 'Fiddler' plays on — and deserves to

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The best and worst of TV this summer

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Kirsten Dunst breaks bad in 'Florida,' and it's good

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First Netflix project endorsed by Obamas debuts today

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Peter Wolf on roads traveled, friendships made, and those early Boston days

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Say Darling's chemistry is a story of connections made

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On tour, Squeeze has no shortage of almost-hits to play

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Judge Darrell L. Outlaw, who spoke out against the prevalence of guns, dies at 95

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Shelby Lyman, unlikely star of Fischer-Spassky broadcast, dies at 82

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Jim Hardy, oldest living USC and Rams player, dies at 96

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