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Massachusetts State Lottery
13 Dec 2017 at 12:45am

Mega Millions Winning Number for 12/12/2017 Tuesday
13 Dec 2017 at 12:45am

Draw ID: 2146
Winning Number: 08-23-24-25-27     Mega Ball: 09     Megaplier: 2
Current Jackpot: $191 Million
Jackpot Winners: None
Next Draw Date: 12/15/2017 Friday
Estimated Jackpot: $208 Million
Estimated Cash Option: $130.6 Million

Powerball Winning Number for 12/09/2017 Saturday
10 Dec 2017 at 12:26am

Draw ID: 820
Winning Number: 25-36-37-55-60     Powerball: 06     Powerplay: 5
Current Jackpot: $211.6 Million
Jackpot Winners: None
Next Draw Date: 12/13/2017 Wednesday
Estimated Jackpot: $229 Million
Estimated Cash Option: $144.5 Million

Lucky for Life Winning Number for 12/11/2017 Monday
11 Dec 2017 at 11:36pm

Draw ID: 600
Winning Number: 16-37-46-47-48     Lucky Ball: 09
Current Jackpot: $1,000
Jackpot Winners: None
Next Draw Date: 12/14/2017 Thursday
Estimated Jackpot: $1,000

Megabucks Doubler Winning Number for 12/09/2017 Saturday
9 Dec 2017 at 11:00pm

Draw ID: 3572
Winning Number: 10-17-32-43-46-48     ST Doubler: 3
Current Jackpot: $7,221,933
Jackpot Winners: None
Next Draw Date: 12/13/2017 Wednesday
Estimated Jackpot: $7,400,000
Estimated Cash Option: $5,890,000

Mass Cash Winning Number for 12/12/2017 Tuesday
12 Dec 2017 at 9:55pm

Draw ID: 4590
Winning Number: 02-14-16-17-21
Current Jackpot: $100,000
Jackpot Winners: 1
Location: Arlington
Next Draw Date: 12/13/2017 Wednesday
Estimated Jackpot: $100,000

Numbers Game Winning Number for 12/12/2017 Tuesday Evening
12 Dec 2017 at 7:55pm

Draw ID: 17984
Winning Number: 8-9-4-2
Next Draw Date: 12/13/2017 Wednesday
Exact 4: $5,209   Exact 3: $729   Exact 2: $63   Exact 1: $6
Any 4: $217   Any First 3: $121   Any Last 3: $121

Numbers Game Winning Number for 12/12/2017 Tuesday Mid-Day
12 Dec 2017 at 12:57pm

Draw ID: 17983
Winning Number: 2-8-9-1
Next Draw Date: 12/13/2017 Wednesday
Exact 4: $5,234   Exact 3: $733   Exact 2: $63   Exact 1: $6
Any 4: $218   Any First 3: $122   Any Last 3: $122

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Wednesday?s Child: 16-Year-Old Kelsey
by CBS Boston
13 Dec 2017 at 5:12am
Kelsey?s foster mother describes her as a ?giggle puss?. If you spend time with her you will quickly see why.

Arctic Blast Brings Bitter Cold, Biting Winds
by CBS Boston
12 Dec 2017 at 11:59pm
A wind advisory is posted across much of southern New England until 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Student Has Nightmares From ?Relaxation Room? At Lawrence School
by CBS Boston
12 Dec 2017 at 11:19pm
A mother says her 7-year-old daughter has nightmares because she has been sent to a relaxation room at school.

Arlington Residents On Edge After String Of Break-Ins
by CBS Boston
12 Dec 2017 at 11:13pm
There are serious concerns over burglaries in Arlington. Last week, one neighborhood was hit five times in one day.

Body Found In Burned Out Car In Worcester Cemetery
by CBS Boston
12 Dec 2017 at 10:15pm
Officials are investigating a suspicious death inside of a Worcester cemetery Tuesday.

Flanagan Says Americans Can ?Dream Bigger? After Her NYC Marathon Win
by CBS Boston
12 Dec 2017 at 7:41pm
Flanagan is the headliner on John Hancock's elite American team for the 2018 Boston Marathon; arguably, the best American field assembled since Hancock became the race's principal sponsor in 1986.

Grateful Shoppers Meet ?Secret Santa? Who Paid For Layaway Gifts
by CBS Boston
12 Dec 2017 at 6:42pm
He wanted to remain anonymous but word leaked out about his identity and the gracious women wanted to meet him.

Church Group Makes Dresses For African Refugees
by CBS Boston
12 Dec 2017 at 6:06pm
They're sewing to help others. A group of women from a Framingham church are making dresses that will make a difference for African refugees.

Female Workers Sue McCormick & Schmick?s Over Lewd Behavior
by CBS Boston
12 Dec 2017 at 5:00pm
Five female kitchen workers in Boston are detailing a sexual harassment lawsuit they're filing against McCormick & Schmick?s.

Massachusetts Offers Lower Tuition Rates To Hurricane Maria Victims
by CBS Boston
12 Dec 2017 at 4:33pm
Public colleges and universities in Massachusetts are offering in-state tuition rates to victims of Hurricane Maria through spring 2018.

Report: Patriots Sign WR Kenny Britt
by CBS Boston
12 Dec 2017 at 4:04pm
Coming off a rough offensive performance on Monday night, the Patriots are adding a receiver.

Felger & Mazz: Was The Patriots? Monday Night Debacle Just A One-Night Misstep?
by CBS Boston
12 Dec 2017 at 4:03pm
Felger & Mazz wonder whether the Patriots' loss in Miami was just a one-time misstep.

Tom Brady Releases Mobile App, ?Offering Roadmap To TB12 Method And Lifestyle?
by CBS Boston
12 Dec 2017 at 3:35pm
Maintaining a healthy lifestyle can be difficult. Maintaining Tom Brady's strict diet and exercise routine can be nearly impossible.

?Booze Traveler? Host Jack Maxwell Says He Has Cancer
by CBS Boston
12 Dec 2017 at 3:09pm
The 54-year-old Travel Channel host is a Boston native.

Zolak & Bertrand: Where Is Alex Guerrero?
by CBS Boston
12 Dec 2017 at 2:52pm
Zolak & Bertrand wonder why Alex Guerrero hasn't traveled with the Patriots recently.

Top Fantasy Waiver Wire Pickups For NFL Week 15
by CBS Boston
12 Dec 2017 at 2:50pm
Week 15 means we are in the semifinals of most fantasy football leagues. As we enter the final two-week stretch of the fantasy season, here are CBS Local Sports' top waiver wire pickups for Week 15.

Manny Machado Reportedly Available Via Trade; Should Red Sox Be Interested?
by CBS Boston
12 Dec 2017 at 2:09pm
The reigning National League MVP was traded into the AL East this week. A potential future MVP may be on his way out.

Boomer Esiason: ?Door Is Wide Open For The Minnesota Vikings?
by CBS Boston
12 Dec 2017 at 2:00pm
Boomer Esiason, Inside The NFL analyst and former NFL quarterback, explains who will represent the NFC in Super Bowl 52.

Young Man Killed In East Boston Shooting Helped Save A Life In 2013
by CBS Boston
12 Dec 2017 at 2:00pm
A young man who was shot and killed in East Boston last weekend once saved another man's life.

Residents Near New Hampshire Motor Speedway Try To Block Country Music Festival
by CBS Boston
12 Dec 2017 at 1:29pm
Several people who live near the New Hampshire Motor Speedway have gone to court to block a proposed three-day country music festival planned for next year.

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Biracial boy allegedly hanged by group of teens gets big birthday surprise
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Last month, Quincy's family said a group of teenagers nearly hanged him in what they're calling a racially motivated crime.

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3 people charged in connection with viral shark dragging video
13 Dec 2017 at 5:40am

The video of the shark being dragged went viral in late July after a sport fisherman criticized it on social media.

Street flooded after drunken driver hits water hydrant, police say
13 Dec 2017 at 5:35am

A Wrentham road was flooded Wednesday morning when an alleged drunken driver struck a water hydrant.

'Layaway angel' pays off $4,000 for customers at Walmart
13 Dec 2017 at 5:31am

"He said 'can I be your angel?'" "And I said 'yes, you can be my angel.'"

Arctic cold with gusty winds settles in for next several days
13 Dec 2017 at 5:31am

The storm has come and gone, and in its place is going to be arctic air and strong wind gusts that will make it uncomfortable for those near the coast.

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13 Dec 2017 at 5:30am

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Wake Up Call from North Street School
13 Dec 2017 at 5:29am

Wednesday's Wake Up Call comes form the North Street School.

Van hits hydrant in Wrentham
13 Dec 2017 at 5:25am

A van slammed into a hydrant in Wrentham.

3 police officers treated for possible fentanyl exposure
13 Dec 2017 at 5:10am

Three Massachusetts police officers were taken to a hospital after being exposed to a substance believed to be the powerful opioid fentanyl.

5 years after Sandy Hook, mental health care worries linger
13 Dec 2017 at 5:08am

Anguished mothers with mentally ill children have sought out Liza Long for help ever since she wrote an essay, "I am Adam Lanza's Mother," comparing experiences with her son to the emotionally troubled 20-year-old who carried out the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.

Gusty winds, low humidity tax worn-out California firefighters
13 Dec 2017 at 2:31am

Firefighters battling the massive Thomas Fire in Southern California have contained 25% of the blaze, but the weary crews have their work cut out for them Wednesday and in the days to come.

Alabama Secretary of State: 'Highly unlikely' Jones not the winner
13 Dec 2017 at 2:23am

If the margin is within half a percentage point, an automatic recount is triggered. So far, Jones is leading by more than that. There are still votes to be counted, including absentee and military ballots.

Woman's smelly car turns out to be maggots
13 Dec 2017 at 2:13am

"It's like a dirty diaper that sitting and festering for months. It was just the most disgusting thing."

Doug Jones wins Alabama Senate seat; Roy Moore not conceding
13 Dec 2017 at 12:31am

The victory by Jones narrows the GOP advantage in the U.S. Senate to 51-49.

LIVE: Democrat Doug Jones wins election as U.S. senator from Alabama
12 Dec 2017 at 11:44pm

Coverage of Alabama special U.S. Senate election.

WATCH LIVE: Roy Moore addresses supporters after Doug Jones declared winner o...
12 Dec 2017 at 11:37pm

Roy Moore scheduled to address supporters after Democrat Doug Jones is declared the winner of Alabama?s special Senate election.

Video: Arctic air bringing cold chill
12 Dec 2017 at 11:01pm

Bundle up! It's going to be chilly the next several days.

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Trump's legal team wants 2nd special counsel to probe FBI, DOJ for conflicts
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The attorneys want an investigation of the FBI agents working the Russia probe.

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13 Dec 2017 at 12:55am
Doug Jones led Roy Moore by 17 percentage points among women.

23-year-old Google employee found dead in San Francisco Bay
12 Dec 2017 at 5:02pm
Chu Chu Ma, 23, was a software engineer, Google said.

Skirball fire sparked by illegal cooking fire, California officials say
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The fire began near an underpass on Interstate 405, fire officials said.

Updates: Democrat Jones projected winner in Alabama Senate race
13 Dec 2017 at 12:29am
Republican Roy Moore and Democrat Doug Jones face off in the Alabama Senate election.

San Francisco mayor dies suddenly at 65
12 Dec 2017 at 7:44pm
San Francisco went from a city struggling from recession to a technology-fueled economic powerhouse under Mayor Ed Lee, who died Tuesday at 65

Ex-NFL Network employee alleges sexual misconduct by former players in lawsuit
12 Dec 2017 at 12:33pm
The woman alleges misconduct by former star players in a lawsuit.

Meet the 29 women competing on season 22 of 'The Bachelor'
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Jones wins Alabama Senate race in seismic Democratic victory; Moore does not ...
13 Dec 2017 at 1:39am
The former U.S. attorney defeated Trump-backed Republican Roy Moore.

What Doug Jones' election could mean for the U.S. Senate
13 Dec 2017 at 5:01am
Democrats are already hailing Doug Jones’ victory as a moral triumph.

Senior FBI agent removed from Mueller's team repeatedly called Trump 'an idiot'
13 Dec 2017 at 12:32am
ABC News has reviewed hundreds of text messages sent between FBI colleagues.

Student and driver die in school bus fire
12 Dec 2017 at 8:37pm
The driver was 74 and the student 16.

Russia will allow its Olympic athletes to compete as neutral after ban
12 Dec 2017 at 3:55pm
Russian Olympic Committee says 200 could compete if approved by the IOC.

Imprisoned Paralympian Oscar Pistorius 'bruised' from inmate fight over phone...
12 Dec 2017 at 2:28pm
Prison authorities are investigating the apparent brawl.

LA police probe claim Roman Polanski molested girl in '75
12 Dec 2017 at 8:03pm
Los Angeles police are investigating allegations Oscar-winning director Roman Polanski molested a 10-year-old girl in 1975

Congress skips chance to kill Iran deal
13 Dec 2017 at 1:38am
Trump triggered a 60 day review period for Congress to take action. They didn't.

Trump attacks Gillibrand, suggests she would 'do anything' for campaign contr...
12 Dec 2017 at 1:51pm
Trump has denied the sexual harassment allegations made against him.

Dems say Trump's tweets about Gillibrand sexist, crude
12 Dec 2017 at 1:54pm
President Donald Trump is lacing into Democratic Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand

Judge warns Manafort: Gag order 'applies to you'
12 Dec 2017 at 7:14am
The former Trump campaign chair had apparently contributed to a Ukrainian op-ed.

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Doug Jones, Kirsten Gillibrand, ?Star Wars?: Your Wednesday Briefing
13 Dec 2017 at 5:42am
Here?s what you need to know to start your day.

Once a Long Shot, Democrat Doug Jones Wins Alabama Senate Race
13 Dec 2017 at 2:52am
Doug Jones, a former prosecutor, defeated scandal-scarred Roy S. Moore for the Senate seat once held by Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

Key Takeaways From Doug Jones?s Alabama Victory
13 Dec 2017 at 4:54am
The defeat of Roy S. Moore, the Republican, in Alabama?s Senate election contains some worrying signs for the party as it heads into the 2018 midterms.

Republicans, Closing In on Final Tax Bill, Aim for a Vote Next Week
12 Dec 2017 at 10:40pm
In a frenzy of last-minute negotiations, Republicans drew closer to a 21 percent corporate tax rate and a top individual rate of 37 percent.

Economic Scene: Tax Plan?s Biggest Cuts Could Be in Living Standards
12 Dec 2017 at 3:46pm
Cutting taxes is mostly an exercise in slicing the economic pie a different way, not making it bigger, with gains for a few offset by losses for many.

?Fake News,? Trump?s Obsession, Is Now a Cudgel for Strongmen
13 Dec 2017 at 1:45am
Leaders who don?t like to be criticized or investigated have embraced the term. Scholars fear that it further erodes trust in democracy.

Trump?s Combative Denials Again Draw Him Into the Sexual Harassment Debate
13 Dec 2017 at 4:29am
In denying again the accusations against him and deriding Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, the president ensured that the issue would gain added energy and prominence.

Tawdry Tales Depict a Texas Congressman?s Frat House on the Hill
12 Dec 2017 at 10:20am
Representative Blake Farenthold, the subject of an ethics investigation, set the tone for off-color jokes and inappropriate banter, legal documents and interviews with former aides suggest.

Trump Sexual Misconduct Accusations Repeated by Several Women
11 Dec 2017 at 6:28pm
The women said they hoped to be taken more seriously after a torrent of allegations that have toppled the careers of men in media, business and politics.

Ken Friedman, Power Restaurateur, Is Accused of Sexual Harassment
12 Dec 2017 at 7:05pm
Ten female employees say they were sexually harassed by the owner of the Spotted Pig. Dozens described it as a toxic workplace fueled by fame and fear.

Five Dancers Accuse City Ballet?s Peter Martins of Physical Abuse
12 Dec 2017 at 5:07pm
The accusations, spanning decades, come after a sexual harassment claim against Mr. Martins.

Sexual Harassment Cases Show the Ineffectiveness of Going to H.R.
12 Dec 2017 at 6:32pm
Human resources departments face a quandary: protect the employees who bring complaints or the companies that employ them.

About New York: In a Bombing?s Aftermath, Doubling Down on the Everyday
11 Dec 2017 at 10:10pm
After a man detonated a bomb strapped to his chest near Times Square, New Yorkers kept their fears at bay and the subway turnstiles spinning.

?The Tunnel.? Depressing, Claustrophobic and Now a Terror Target.
12 Dec 2017 at 7:33pm
The passageway between busy subway lines in Times Square, often crowded shoulder to shoulder, became the destination of a would-be suicide bomber.

Inside the New York Subway Tunnel Bombed By a Terror Suspect
12 Dec 2017 at 7:26pm
One day after a would-be suicide attacker set off a bomb in a New York City subway tunnel, locals were already back to using it. Here's a look inside.

Editorial: Roy Moore Loses, Sanity Reigns
12 Dec 2017 at 11:03pm
Doug Jones strikes a blow against Donald Trump and for morality in American politics.

Op-Ed Columnist: As Goes Moore, So Goes Trumpism
13 Dec 2017 at 12:54am
A defeat in Alabama should inspire a course correction in the White House ? but it won?t.

Op-Ed Columnist: Thank Heaven for . . . Alabama?
12 Dec 2017 at 11:05pm
If this deep-red state isn?t beyond redemption, then America isn?t, either.

Op-Ed Columnist: Alabama Says No to Trump?s Tribalism
13 Dec 2017 at 1:29am
This was a real sign of health.

Op-Ed Contributor: Trump and Bannon Can?t Save the Day
13 Dec 2017 at 2:38am
The president and the populist badly botched their attempt to put Roy Moore over the top.

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Late-night host Jimmy Kimmel holds son, pleads for health care
by Associated Press
Jimmy Kimmel held his baby son as he returned to his late-night show from a week off for the boy's heart surgery

Southie's 'SMILF' gets surprise Golden Globe noms
by Kevin Slane
11 Dec 2017 at 9:04am
The Southie-based series picked up a pair of nods during Monday morning's announcement.

Here's the list of nominees for 75th Golden Globe Awards
by Associated Press
List of nominees for the 75th annual Golden Globe Awards

Director Bryan Singer denies sexual assault on teen in 2003
by Associated Press
8 Dec 2017 at 7:34pm
Director Bryan Singer has denied allegations that he sexually assaulted a 17-year-old boy on a yacht in 2003

Do these local movies and shows have a chance at Golden Globes nominations?
by Kevin Slane
8 Dec 2017 at 4:52pm
Looking ahead to the 2018 Golden Globes nominations through the lens of films with local ties.

Second actress steps forward to accuse Dustin Hoffman of sexual harassment
by Associated Press
8 Dec 2017 at 2:28pm
A second actress has come forward to accuse Dustin Hoffman about allegations of sexual harassment

Mira Sorvino: 'No one could imagine the serial level of predation that has si...
by Associated Press
8 Dec 2017 at 1:06pm
Mira Sorvino says she's still glad she revealed her sexual misconduct allegations against Harvey Weinstein despite facing a backlash by some who accuse her of keeping silent in order to save her career

Meryl Streep calls out Harvey Weinstein at women's conference in Boston
by Associated Press
7 Dec 2017 at 7:30pm
Meryl Streep says she and other actresses are planning to make a series of "non-negotiable" demands in the wake of the sexual harassment and assault allegations that have rocked Hollywood and America media and politics

JK Rowling, Warner Bros. voice support for Johnny Depp
by Associated Press
7 Dec 2017 at 5:00pm
J.K. Rowling and Warner Bros. are voicing their support for Johnny Depp and his casting in an upcoming sequel to "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them." The author published a statement on her website Thursday

Vinny Paz's lawsuit against 'Bleed For This' filmmakers tossed
by Associated Press
7 Dec 2017 at 4:58pm
Former boxer Vinny Paz's lawsuit against the makers of a Hollywood movie about his life, 'Bleed For This,' has been dismissed

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Boston World News -

Another human foot washes ashore in Canada. That makes 13.
by John Waller
12 Dec 2017 at 9:21pm
The exceptionally high tides this time of the year off British Columbia can turn the rocky western coast of Vancouver Island into a graveyard. Bones from gray whales, sea lions and killer whales wash ashore, piling on the beach along fallen evergreens. But on Thursday morning, Taz, a 6-year-old Rottweiler, sensed something different about a […]

Here?s the AP?s look at what didn?t happen this week
by Associated Press
9 Dec 2017 at 4:07pm
NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Elizabeth Warren is worried about Trump's decision on Jerusalem
by Associated Press
U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren says she's concerned that President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital will make it more difficult to achieve peace in the Middle East

Mideast braces for fallout from Trump's move on Jerusalem
by Associated Press
Palestinians shuttered schools, shops ahead of protests over Trump's recognition of Jerusalem; Saudis sharply rebuke US

Reform Judaism group says Trump embassy decision ill-timed
by Associated Press
6 Dec 2017 at 8:56am
The Union for Reform Judaism in the U.S. is calling President Donald Trump's anticipated announcement recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital "ill-timed."

Trump forges ahead on Jerusalem-as-capital despite warnings
by Associated Press
5 Dec 2017 at 9:50pm
U.S. officials say President Donald Trump will recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital on Wednesday and instruct the State Department to begin a multi-year process of moving the American embassy from Tel Aviv to the holy city

Not a final ruling, but justices OK travel ban enforcement
by Associated Press
It's not a final ruling, but the Supreme Court is letting the Trump administration fully enforce a ban on travel to the United States by residents of six mostly Muslim countries

FBI removed agent from Russia probe for anti-Trump messages
by Associated Press
A person familiar with the matter says an FBI counterintelligence agent was removed from special counsel Robert Mueller's investigative team after the discovery of an exchange of potential anti-Trump text messages

Former President Barack Obama: 'Think before you tweet'
by Associated Press
1 Dec 2017 at 9:06am
When former President Barack Obama spoke to a leadership forum in India's capital, he never once used the words "Donald Trump" and was careful to avoid any direct reference to his successor in the White House

A Boston-based genealogist says Meghan Markle descended from English king
by Associated Press
A U.S. researcher who specializes in finding the American descendants of British monarchs said Thursday that Prince Harry's bride-to-be, Meghan Markle, is a direct descendant of England's King Edward III

Boston Politics -

Doug Jones defeats Roy Moore in stunning Alabama upset
by Associated Press
12 Dec 2017 at 10:30pm
Jones wins Alabama Senate race in stunning upset

Katherine Clark says women know Trump is an ?insecure sexual predator?
by Dialynn Dwyer
12 Dec 2017 at 1:49pm
The Massachusetts Congresswoman joined others condemning the president?s attack on Kirsten Gillibrand.

Warren blasts Trump for trying to ?slut-shame? Senator Gillibrand
by Dialynn Dwyer
12 Dec 2017 at 11:56am
?Do you know who you're picking a fight with?? the Massachusetts Democrat tweeted.

Trump says Senator Gillibrand 'would do anything' for his campaign contributions
by Associated Press
Democrats are accusing the president of making unsavory insinuations about the New York senator.

Trump says accusations of sexual misconduct 'fabricated'
by Associated Press
President Donald Trump is pushing back against sexual misconduct allegations, saying he's the target of "false accusations and fabricated stories."

Roy Moore's wife: 'One of our attorneys is a Jew'
by Associated Press
The wife of embattled Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore fought back against accusations that her husband doesn't support blacks or Jews, saying at one point that one of their attorneys "is a Jew."

Late-night host Jimmy Kimmel holds son, pleads for health care
by Associated Press
Jimmy Kimmel held his baby son as he returned to his late-night show from a week off for the boy's heart surgery

Charlie Baker implies he's supporting the Democrat in Alabama race
by Nik DeCosta-Klipa
11 Dec 2017 at 7:02pm
"I would be supporting the alternative."

3 Trump accusers speak out, call for congressional probe
by Associated Press
Three women who have previously accused President Donald Trump of sexual harassment are sharing their stories on NBC's "Megyn Kelly Today." Jessica Leeds, Samantha Holvey and Rachel Crooks told of alleged harassment by Trump spanning decades

Massive menorah to be lit in Statehouse to mark Hanukkah
by Associated Press
Gov. Charlie Baker and other top state politicians are joining representatives of Massachusetts' Jewish community to light an 18-foot menorah in the Statehouse to mark the beginning of Hanukkah.

Boston Science -

Officials say this whale could become extinct
by Associated Press
Officials with the federal government say it's time to consider the possibility that endangered right whales could become extinct unless new steps are taken to protect them

UMass to study how fishing and wind industries can 'coexist'
by Associated Press
The University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth is hoping to launch a new research project on how the offshore wind and commercial fishing industries can coexist

Here are some of the locals on the 2018 Forbes 30 Under 30 lists
by Erica Yee
15 Nov 2017 at 4:38pm
These are just a handful of the young honorees with local ties.

Yale professors race Google and IBM to the first quantum computer
by New York Times Service
The machine would use the seemingly magical principles of quantum mechanics to solve problems that today's computers never could.

Scientists discover hidden chamber in Egypt's Great Pyramid
by Associated Press
Scientists have found a previously undiscovered hidden chamber in Egypt's Great Pyramid of Giza, the first such discovery in the structure since the 19th century

No salmon returned to this Canadian river. Here's why scientists are worried.
by Associated Press
The fish were once abundant in rivers in New England and eastern Canada, but their population has disappeared in many areas.

Congress is investigating sexual harassment claims against BU professor
by Dialynn Dwyer
27 Oct 2017 at 2:38pm
The science committee for the U.S. House of Representatives announced Thursday that it is opening an investigation into the allegations of sexual harassment and assault that have been made against a prominent Boston University geology professor. Two women allege in Title IX complaints filed with the university that during separate research expeditions to Antarctica in […]

EPA keeps scientists from speaking about report on climate
by Associated Press
23 Oct 2017 at 7:20pm
The Environmental Protection Agency has canceled the appearance of three scientists at an event on Monday in Rhode Island about a report, which deals in part with climate change

The University of New England is getting more than $1 million for seaweed ene...
by Associated Press
A Maine university is receiving more than $1.3 million in federal money to develop methods for the U.S. to become a leader at utilizing seaweed for uses such as energy

Stars collide, and scientists ? for the first time ? could see and ?hear? it
by The Boston Globe
16 Oct 2017 at 10:58am
The discovery was made possible by the massive, laser-based gravitational wave detectors first envisioned by MIT physicist Rainer Weiss.

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3 police officers treated for possible fentanyl exposure
by By Associated Press
13 Dec 2017 at 12:00am

LAWRENCE — Three Massachusetts police officers were taken to a hospital after being exposed to a substance believed to be the powerful opioid fentanyl.

The Lawrence officers were searching a home Monday night for drugs when they came into contact with the substance. They began to feel ill and went to a hospital as a precaution.

Detective Thomas Cuddy tells the Boston Globe they were treated and released in time to finish their shifts.

The Eagle-Tribune reports that one person was arrested in connection with the search.

Prosecutor says pot deal stick-up behind Eastie slay
by By Antonio Planas, Laurel J. Sweet
13 Dec 2017 at 12:00am

An East Boston teen who once helped save a man after he accidentally fell on T tracks was fatally shot Sunday over $550 worth of pot during a botched drug robbery inside an SUV, prosecutors say.

Alleged triggerman Thorus O?Brien, 18, ?popped up? from his hiding place and fired on 19-year-old Duncan Ketter inside an SUV when Ketter refused to hand over 3 ounces of marijuana he and a female friend were trying to sell for $550, according to prosecutor Catherine Ham.

Marty Walsh checks off promise to spruce up City Hall
by By Dan Atkinson
13 Dec 2017 at 12:00am

A five-year, $80 million plan to renovate City Hall and rip up the surrounding plaza is going out to bid as Mayor Martin J. Walsh checks off a campaign promise he first revealed to the Herald more than four years ago when he vowed to spruce up the drab concrete-and-brick seat of power.

Fitzgerald: Larry?s legendary message to Boston kids still holds true today
by By Joe Fitzgerald
13 Dec 2017 at 12:00am

Any mention of his name is quickly followed by thoughts of basketball, but there?s a more powerful memory of Larry Bird here that cries out to be shared every Christmas.

Addressing several hundred Boston middle school students at a December luncheon in the Garden, he had them howling.

?You all look special to me,? he said. ?I know, you?re looking at the guy next to you and thinking, ?What?s so special about him?? But believe it or not, there could be a president sitting here right now.?

Shattuck: Arrogant elites did Democrats no favors in victory
by By Tom Shattuck
13 Dec 2017 at 12:00am

Democrats can claim the narrowest of victories in deep-red Alabama?s bitter U.S. Senate race, but the truth is Roy Moore was a viable candidate in spite of them ? and because of their shameless condescension.

Roy Moore is no deliberative statesman ? he?s a wrecking ball with a Southern drawl. At the height of the #MeToo movement, there are serious sexual impropriety allegations against him, as well as a bucketful of other flaws and unforced errors.

Deval Patrick's predatory in-law busted
by By Matt Stout
13 Dec 2017 at 12:00am

Bernard Sigh ? whose 1993 rape conviction was a flashpoint during the first campaign of his brother-in-law, Gov. Deval Patrick ? is again facing charges, including a count of assault with intent to rape, authorities said yesterday.

Sigh, 65, was arraigned in Quincy District Court Monday on charges of assault with intent to rape and a second count of assault and battery on a household member. He pleaded not guilty and is being held until a dangerousness hearing scheduled for tomorrow, according to the Norfolk District Attorney?s Office.

The Latest: Moore not conceding Senate race to Jones
by By Associated Press
13 Dec 2017 at 12:00am

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. ? The Latest on Alabama's U.S. Senate election (all times local):

10:40 p.m.

Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore is not conceding to Democrat Doug Jones, telling campaign supporters "it's not over."

"It's going to take some time," the candidate says during a brief appearance before supporters.

Campaign chairman Bill Armistead says that because the vote is close and approaching the state's recount requirement, "we do not have a final decision on the outcome."

Boy?s suicide probed after online bullying claim
by By O?Ryan Johnson
13 Dec 2017 at 12:00am

Prosecutors said they are investigating the death of a 15-year-old Sutton boy who took his own life after his family said he endured online bullying.

?The case ... is still under investigation by the State Police Detectives assigned to the Worcester County District Attorney?s Office,? said Tim Connolly, a spokesman for Worcester District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr.?s office.

Connor Tronerud committed suicide on Dec. 4. His funeral was Monday.

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Rain showers early with some sunshine later in the day. Temps nearly steady in the mid to upper 30s. Winds W at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 50%.

Monday Night
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Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming cloudy with a mix of light rain and snow after midnight. Low 33F. Winds WSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precip 40%.

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Partly cloudy skies in the morning will give way to cloudy skies during the afternoon. High 33F. Winds W at 10 to 20 mph.

Friday Night
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Mainly cloudy. Low 28F. Winds W at 5 to 10 mph.

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A few clouds early, otherwise mostly sunny. High 41F. Winds WSW at 10 to 15 mph.

Wednesday Night
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Generally fair. Low 22F. Winds W at 15 to 25 mph.

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Mainly cloudy. High 38F. Winds WSW at 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday Night
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Mostly cloudy skies with a few snow showers late. Low 31F. Winds WSW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of snow 30%.

Tuesday Night
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A few clouds. Low 32F. Winds WSW at 10 to 20 mph.

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Wind increasing. A few clouds from time to time. Temps nearly steady in the mid 30s. Winds W at 20 to 30 mph.

Pow! Comic-book Liz Warren makes return
by By Herald Staff
13 Dec 2017 at 12:00am

All comic book heroes need a sequel ? even U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren.

The Massachusetts Democrat was the focus last year of a 22-page comic titled ?Female Force: Elizabeth Warren,? which told the story of Warren?s rise from Oklahoma schoolgirl to U.S. senator and champion of the liberal wing of the Democratic Party.

Now publisher TidalWave Comics is bringing out a sequel, ?Female Force: Elizabeth Warren #2,? chronicling the early days of Warren?s 2012 U.S. Senate campaign and her rise to power.

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What is net neutrality?
11 Dec 2017 at 6:26pm
The internet is currently classified as a public utility.

Paris hosts major climate summit _ and it's all about Trump
12 Dec 2017 at 4:55pm
The global climate summit in Paris was designed to bypass Donald Trump, but the U.S. president ended up playing a starring role

Officials: Whales, after deadly year, could become extinct
10 Dec 2017 at 9:03am
Officials with the federal government say it's time to consider the possibility that endangered right whales could become extinct unless new steps are taken to protect them

SpaceX launching recycled rocket, supply capsule for NASA
11 Dec 2017 at 2:43pm
Space Age hand-me-downs are soaring to a whole new level.

France names winners of anti-Trump climate change grants
11 Dec 2017 at 5:19pm
Eighteen climate scientists from the U.S. and elsewhere hit the jackpot Monday as French President Emmanuel Macron awarded them millions of euros in grants to relocate to France for the rest of Donald Trump's presidential term

Arctic report card: Permafrost thawing at a faster pace
12 Dec 2017 at 6:44pm
A new report card shows permafrost in the Arctic is thawing at a faster pace than before

SpaceX delivery delayed few days; 1st reused rocket for NASA
12 Dec 2017 at 8:57pm
SpaceX has delayed its latest space station grocery run by another few days

Follow the money: investors lead charge on climate change
12 Dec 2017 at 11:34am
An international summit Tuesday to mark the second anniversary of the Paris climate agreement has drawn world leaders, celebrities, companies and environmental groups to the French capital, all aiming to keep up momentum on efforts to curb global warming

Russia claims radioactivity spike not due to nuclear plant
8 Dec 2017 at 10:41am
Russian authorities have denied that a radioactivity spike in Europe resulted from a nuclear fuel plant leak in the Urals, saying their probe has found no release of radioactivity there

Toshiba, Western Digital make peace on sale of chip unit
12 Dec 2017 at 10:41pm
Toshiba, Western Digital deal clears way for life-saving sale of chip unit

Bitcoin soars then falls back; banks raise risk concerns
7 Dec 2017 at 6:04pm
Bitcoin surges but then falls sharply; banks raise concern about risk ahead of the debut of bitcoin futures next week

WATCH: Apple takes over the music-recognition service Shazam
12 Dec 2017 at 7:41am
The deal is estimated to be worth over $400 million.

WATCH: Which voice assistant is best for you?
11 Dec 2017 at 9:16am
ABC News' Becky Worley tries out the Amazon Alexa and Google Home to see how the home assistants compare.

WATCH: Green Monday online sales begin
11 Dec 2017 at 7:32am
While not as popular as Cyber Monday, there are still plenty of new online sales and deals.

WATCH: Anheuser-Busch purchases Tesla's self-driving Semi trucks
8 Dec 2017 at 7:05am
The makers of Budweiser preordered 40 electric trucks in an attempt to reduce fuel costs.

WATCH: Vine version 2.0 hyped by founder
7 Dec 2017 at 10:21am
Vine co-founder Dom Hofmann teases a possible Vine 2.0 version on Twitter.

WATCH: Google pulls YouTube from Amazon streaming devices
6 Dec 2017 at 7:43am
The feuding tech giants have decided to no longer support one another's products and services.

WATCH: Cyberscalpers resell hot holiday toys at major markups
5 Dec 2017 at 11:59am
Some of the season's most wanted toys are being sold for hundreds or thousands of dollars above list price because of so-called Grinch bots.

WATCH: Facebook introduces Messenger Kids app
5 Dec 2017 at 6:40am
The new app is designed for children 6 to 12 years old and links to parents' accounts for approval.

WATCH: Jeep goes high tech with new Wrangler
4 Dec 2017 at 11:52am
The automaker has announced a plug-in hybrid version of the model will be available in 2020.

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Alabama Senate election: Doug Jones wins in major upset, Roy Moore won't yet ...
by Alex Pappas
13 Dec 2017 at 11:30pm
Democrat Doug Jones has defeated Roy Moore in Alabama?s Senate election, according to a projection from the Fox News Decision Desk.

Ex-Mueller aides' texts revealed: Read them here
13 Dec 2017 at 10:45pm
The anti-Trump text messages between FBI officials Peter Strzok and Lisa Page that led to Strzok?s removal from Special Counsel Robert Mueller?s Russia probe have been obtained by Fox News.

Trump, Hillary Clinton and others congratulate Doug Jones on Alabama victory
by Ryan Gaydos
13 Dec 2017 at 8:25pm
President Trump along with a slew of other politicians from both sides of the aisle reacted late Tuesday after Democratic Alabama Senate candidate Doug Jones beat out Republican Roy Moore in a special election.

This 5,000-pound behemoth is the world's heaviest bony fish
by Stephanie Pappas Live Science Contributor
13 Dec 2017 at 7:00am
The heaviest bony fish ever caught weighs in at a staggering 5,070 lbs.

'Last Jedi' to be screened for space station crew, NASA says
by Amy Lieu
13 Dec 2017 at 5:15am
?Star Wars: The Last Jedi? will be shown to astronauts aboard the International Space Station, a NASA official told Inverse on Tuesday.

Suspected Saudi-led coalition airstrikes kill 15 in Yemen
13 Dec 2017 at 5:12am
Yemeni rebel officials say suspected Saudi-led coalition airstrikes have killed at least 15 people and wounded more than 30 others in the rebel-held capital, Sanaa.

Global firms snared in South Africa's corruption scandal
13 Dec 2017 at 5:06am
South Africa's biggest corruption case since the end of apartheid has entangled not only the president and ruling party but also some major international companies, including U.S. firm McKinsey and KPMG.

Princess Diana's controversial biographer Andrew Morton to write Meghan Markl...
by Stephanie Nolasco
13 Dec 2017 at 5:00am
Princess Diana?s biographer will be publishing a book on the life of Meghan Markle in April 2018, just a month before the ?Suits? star marries Prince Harry in May.

JetBlue bringing back $20 board game that comes with round-trip flight
by Bailey Bennett
13 Dec 2017 at 5:00am
They sold out in under an hour the first time they went on sale

Wanda Jackson details her relationship with Elvis Presley, becoming a country...
by Stephanie Nolasco
13 Dec 2017 at 5:00am
Country singer Wanda Jackson was hesitant to explore a new genre a music that was becoming all the rage among teenagers. Fortunately she had some lessons from Elvis Presley to help her along the way.

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From Covfefe to Hollyweed: Weird news grabs headlines in 2017
11 Dec 2017 at 6:58am
NEW YORK (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's Oval Office style dominated U.S. headlines in 2017, but readers were particularly perplexed by his use of the word "covfefe," in what turned out to be one of the oddest news stories of the year.

Flipping lids! Chinese barber offers eyelid shaves
24 Nov 2017 at 11:28pm
CHENGDU, China (Reuters) - Chinese street barber Xiong Gaowu deftly scrapes a straight razor along the inside of his customer's eyelid.

Two American tourists fined in Thailand for 'butt selfie' at temple
29 Nov 2017 at 5:58am
BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thai authorities have fined two American tourists for public indecency for posing for a "butt selfie" in front of a famous Buddhist temple, police said on Wednesday.

Abominable news: Purported yeti evidence came from bears, dog
28 Nov 2017 at 11:50pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - For fans of the yeti, newly published genetic research on purported specimens of the legendary apelike beast said to dwell in the Himalayan region may be too much to bear - literally.

Finland baker launches bread made from crushed crickets
24 Nov 2017 at 5:43am
HELSINKI (Reuters) - Finnish bakery and food service company Fazer launched on Thursday what it said was the world's first insect-based bread to be offered to consumers in stores.

British embassy cat in Jordan appointed chief mouser
20 Nov 2017 at 12:06pm
AMMAN (Reuters) - At the British embassy to Jordan, a former rescue cat is settling into his new position as chief mouser - as a traditional well established in the ministries of London goes global.

U.S. Navy crew grounded after pilot draws penis in the sky
17 Nov 2017 at 8:40pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. Navy air crew was grounded on Friday after using their advanced fighter jet to draw a giant image of a penis in the sky with the exhaust, officials said.

Finnish police rap deputy minister for hiding in car boot in government crisis
17 Nov 2017 at 11:05am
HELSINKI (Reuters) - Finnish police reprimanded a man for traveling in a car boot to hide his meeting with Prime Minister Juha Sipila during a government crisis last summer, saying this was breach of the traffic code.

I went to Brazil for a bath, says McLaren reserve Norris
16 Nov 2017 at 12:32pm
(Reuters) - A canceled Formula One tire test meant McLaren reserve Lando Norris effectively flew all the way from Britain to Brazil this week just to take a bath.

'No cash, Carney?' Bank of England Governor unable to find wallet
16 Nov 2017 at 11:34am
LIVERPOOL, England (Reuters) - Bank of England Governor Mark Carney appeared unable to find his wallet on Thursday while attending a central bank event to promote public understanding of economics.