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Connecticut lawmakers from opposite sides of the aisle are walking down the aisle

An engaged political couple may have to postpone their honeymoon for the sake of Connecticut residents. State legislators Art Linares, a 28-year-old Republican senator from Westbrook, and Caroline Simmons, a 31-year-old Democratic representative from Stamford, plan to marry on Saturday, according to the Hartford Courant. Amid the partisan bickering in Hartford, a Republican and a Democrat […]

What the Wheelock College-BU merger actually means

It’s a done deal: Boston University and Wheelock College have agreed to merge. The two schools had said in August they were exploring the possibility of a “merger.” However, a more accurate description of the agreement announced Wednesday may be that BU is absorbing its financially struggling, 130-year-old neighbor. How the merger works According to […]

Ben Affleck apologizes after actress says he groped her on ‘TRL’

Ben Affleck has apologized for “acting inappropriately” toward actress Hilarie Burton, who says the actor groped her while she was hosting MTV’s Total Request Live in 2003. After Affleck posted a statement Tuesday about Harvey Weinstein’s sexual misconduct, a Twitter user wrote that the actor “grabbed Hilarie Burton’s breasts on TRL once. Everyone forgot though.” “I […]

Read John Farrell's statement after getting let go from the Red Sox

After the Red Sox announced that John Farrell would be not returning as the team’s manager for the 2018 season, the former skipper gave the following statement, via a club press release: Despite an end to this season that we all wanted to be different, I am proud of this ball club and the resiliency […]

Muhammad Ali Enterprises files $30M lawsuit against Fox

Muhammad Ali Enterprises is suing the Fox Broadcasting Company for more than $30 million for what it says was Fox's unauthorized use of the famed boxer's image in a video that ran just before its broadcast of the 2017 Super Bowl

Tom Brady reportedly suffered a joint sprain in his left shoulder

After Tom Brady missed Tuesday’s practice at Gillette Stadium for an undisclosed reason, NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport has reported that Brady is suffering from an acromioclavicular joint sprain in his left, non-throwing shoulder. According to NBC Sports’ Mike Giardi, the quarterback sustained the injury in New England’s loss against the Carolina Panthers and re-aggravated it […]

Roger Goodell: 'We believe that everyone should stand for the National Anthem'

As discourse surrounding football player protests continues to heat up, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said on Tuesday that the league believes “everyone should stand for the National Anthem.” In an email to team owners, Goodell called the playing of the anthem “an important moment in our game.” “We want to honor our flag and our […]

Exclusive video: Watch the trailer for this year's closing film at GlobeDocs

Centuries of patriarchal norms and sexist catchphrases have suggested that a woman’s place is in the kitchen. Yet studies have shown that women are underrepresented in the chef profession — one 2014 study found that among the top 15 restaurant groups in the nation, there was a lower percentage of female head chefs than there were female […]

Who do you want to manage the Red Sox in 2018?

Welcome to Boston.com’s Sports Q, our daily conversation, initiated by you and moderated by Chad Finn, about a compelling topic in Boston sports. Here’s how it works: You submit questions to Chad through Twitter, Facebook, email, his Friday chat, and any other outlet you prefer. He’ll pick one each weekday to answer, then we’ll take the discussion to the comments. Chad […]

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