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MIT President: Discrimination Against Scholars Of Chinese Descent Is 'Heartbreaking'
L. Rafael Reif penned an open letter to the MIT community in support of his Chinese and Chinese American colleagues.
The History And Evolution Of Summer Camps
Summer camps have changed since they were first introduced in the 1880s as a way to get white boys away from the cities.
Federal Judge Blocks ICE From Arresting Anyone In Massachusetts Courthouses
Prosecutors argued ICE was making immigrants wary of testifying or cooperating in court.
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Massachusetts Attorney General Probes Racism Allegations Against Boston Museum
A teacher accused staffers at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts of racially profiling her students during a field trip.
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Bitcoin's Carbon Footprint As Large As Las Vegas, Researchers Say
Researchers at the Technical University of Munich and MIT found the virtual currency is responsible for the same amount of carbon dioxide emissions as a large Western city.
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Massachusetts Regulators Give Marijuana Cafes A Tentative OK
But before any pilot program can actually move forward, Massachusetts legislators will have to amend state law.
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Teacher Planted Live Ammo At School To Protest Lack Of Metal Detectors, Police Say
The 57-year-old suspect also had 102 live rounds of ammo in the trunk of his car, according to authorities.
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Suspicious Fires Are Terrorizing A Massachusetts Jewish Community
A rabbi reported two fires at his home in a Boston suburb. Nearby, a Chabad center was also targeted.
Massachusetts Judge Charged With Helping Undocumented Immigrant Escape ICE
State District Judge Shelley Richmond Joseph and a court officer allegedly allowed the man to sneak out the courthouse back door.
Massachusetts Bans Controversial ‘Gay Conversion’ Therapy For Minors
“We’re saying that this dangerous, abusive behavior will not be tolerated,” a state lawmaker said of the discredited practice meant to change sexual orientation.
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White Woman Calls Police On Black Man After His Dog 'Humps' Her Dog
Critics on the internet dubbed the Massachusetts woman Dog Park Diane after she called the cops at a dog park.
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Massachusetts Lawmakers Propose Bill To Ban Youth Tackle Football
The aim is to prevent children in the seventh grade or younger from suffering traumatic head injuries.
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Elizabeth Warren Is Officially Running For President
The Democrat's announcement in Lawrence, Mass., allowed her to invoke both the labor and immigrants’ rights movements in her call for systemic change.
Michelle Carter's Texting-Suicide Case Is Aiming For The Supreme Court
“This is an extremely important issue,” her lawyer told The Boston Herald.
Students Stun Teacher With Powerful Message Of Love Before He Marries Husband
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Christopher Landis of Hingham, Massachusetts, was moved to tears when middle schoolers serenaded him with "All You Need Is Love."
Man Clings To Hood Of SUV In High-Speed Road-Rage Incident
Shocking cellphone video captured the SUV as it traveled a 3-mile stretch at up to 70 miles an hour.
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FDA Inaction On Deadly Opioids 'Borders On Criminal,' Charges Head Of Advisory Panel
Federal regulator slammed as Massachusetts sues billionaire Sacklers for pushing OxyContin.
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Elizabeth Warren Proposes 'Ultra-Millionaire Tax' As Part Of 2020 Bid
By Elana Schor, AP
The Massachusetts senator released her tax vision as the field gets more crowded for the Democratic presidential nomination.
Exactly How Bad Is Trump At Making Deals? Even Worse Than You Think.
The shutdown stalemate highlights how the president’s strategies contradict best practices, negotiation experts explain.
All The Laws You Should Know About That Go Into Effect In 2019
From minimum wage hikes to stricter gun control measures and Me Too-inspired legislation, 2019 will usher in thousands of new laws in various states.
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Boston Globe: Elizabeth Warren Should Reconsider 2020 Presidential Run
The senator from Massachusetts emerged as one of the most vocal progressives in 2018. But the Globe warns she could be "too divisive" to take on Trump.
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Church Puts Baby Jesus In Cage For Immigration-Themed Nativity Scene
St. Susanna’s Rev. Steve Josoma said the Massachusetts church's Nativity display puts a “mirror image of the world into the stable.”
Deval Patrick Says He Won't Run For President In 2020
The former Massachusetts governor cited the “cruelty of our elections process.”
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How DNA Tests Make Native Americans Strangers In Their Own Land
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The use of DNA tests to claim “Native American” genes or blood trivializes history.
MIT Scientists Created A Plane That Flies With No Moving Parts
The plane uses an ion drive to propel itself through the air -- in absolute silence.
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Rep. Seth Moulton Faces Friendly Fire Back Home For Opposing Pelosi
The rising Democratic star says making Nancy Pelosi House speaker would be “failing the American people.” Some in his Massachusetts district call him sexist.
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