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Boston: Capital city of Massachusetts, United States
Boston is the capital and most populous city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States. The city proper covers 48 square miles (124 km2) with an estimated population of 694,583 in 2018, making it also the most populous city in New England. Boston is the seat of Suffolk County as well, although the county government was disbanded on July 1, 1999. The city is the economic and cultural anchor of a substantially larger metropolitan area known as Greater Boston, a metropolitan statistical area (MSA) home to a census-estimated 4.8 million people in 2016 and ranking as the tenth-largest such area in the country. As a combined statistical area (CSA), this wider commuting region is home to some 8.2 million people, making it the sixth most populous in the United States.

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Accused David Ortiz shooter will spend at least a year in jail awaiting trial

The man accused of shooting Boston Red Sox legend David Ortiz will remain in jail for at least one year while awaiting trial. Ortiz remains in a Boston hospital, where he's recovering from a second..
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Blues fans wins $100,000 on $400 Stanley Cup bet

The St. Louis Blues are Stanley Cup champions for the first time in franchise history thanks to a masterful performance in their 4-1 Game 7 win in Boston on Wednesday night.
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Ryan O’Reilly Wins Stanley Cup Playoffs MVP [Video]Ryan O’Reilly Wins Stanley Cup Playoffs MVP

Jun 12, 2019; Boston, MA, USA; St. Louis Blues center Ryan O'Reilly (90) skates with the Conn Smythe Trophy after defeating the Boston Bruins in game seven of the 2019 Stanley Cup Final at TD Garden...

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Blues Beat Bruins In Game 7 To Win Cup [Video]Blues Beat Bruins In Game 7 To Win Cup

Jun 12, 2019; Boston, MA, USA; St. Louis Blues players celebrate after defeating the Boston Bruins in game seven of the 2019 Stanley Cup Final at TD Garden. Louis Blues won the National Hockey..

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Blues Win Their First Stanley Cup [Video]Blues Win Their First Stanley Cup

(Reuters) - The St. Louis Blues completed a most improbable journey and wiped out decades of misery by beating the Boston Bruins on Sunday to capture their first Stanley Cup and set off a celebration..

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Blues cruise to first Stanley Cup with 4-1 Game Seven victory over Bruins [Video]Blues cruise to first Stanley Cup with 4-1 Game Seven victory over Bruins

The St. Louis Blues cruise to first Stanley Cup in franchise history with 4-1 Game Seven win over the Boston Bruins

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David Ortiz Is Walking After Surgery [Video]David Ortiz Is Walking After Surgery

FILE PHOTO: Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz follows through as he flies out in the eighth inning against the Toronto Blue Jays during their MLB American League East baseball game in..

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David Ortiz Awake In Boston After Surgery Following Dominican Shooting [Video]David Ortiz Awake In Boston After Surgery Following Dominican Shooting

On Monday night, former Boston Red Sox all-star David Ortiz, was awake and stable after undergoing surgery in Boston for wounds suffered after he was shot in the Dominican Republic, according to his..

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China Could Be A Huge Opportunity For US Digital Health Companies [Video]China Could Be A Huge Opportunity For US Digital Health Companies

According to a report by Business Insider, some US-based digital health startups are looking beyond US borders to rope in business. The South China Morning Post reported that Boston-based digital..

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David Ortiz Flown To Boston After Shooting [Video]David Ortiz Flown To Boston After Shooting

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic (CNN)Former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz was shot in the Dominican Republic on Sunday, according to Felix Durán Mejia, spokesperson for the Dominican National..

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David Ortiz flown to Boston to recover after shooting [Video]David Ortiz flown to Boston to recover after shooting

Boston Red Sox slugger David "Big Papi" Ortiz left hospital under heavy security in the Dominican Republic after surgery for a gunshot wound. Ryan Brooks reports.

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Bruins Force Game 7 With Blues [Video]Bruins Force Game 7 With Blues

It certainly feels fitting that the first two of the Bruins’ goals in Game 6 came via some very visible influence from the referees. Not in any controversial way, for the record, but every Boston fan..

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Blues Beat Bruins In Brutal Game 5 [Video]Blues Beat Bruins In Brutal Game 5

Jun 6, 2019; Boston, MA, USA; St. Louis Blues left wing David Perron (57) celebrates with teammates after defeating the Boston Bruins in game five of the 2019 Stanley Cup Final at TD Garden. Louis..

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Organizers For A 'Straight Pride' Celebration Utterly Destroyed By Twitter [Video]Organizers For A 'Straight Pride' Celebration Utterly Destroyed By Twitter

An online group’s plans to organize a “straight” counterpart to Boston’s annual LGBTQ Pride Parade have drawn a blistering response on social media. The organization Super Happy Fun America..

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Blues Tie Stanley Cup Final With Game 4 Win [Video]Blues Tie Stanley Cup Final With Game 4 Win

As in their stirring overtime Game 2 win in Boston, the Blues responded to having their doors blown off in a dispiriting loss with a feisty 4–2 win Monday to even things up at two games apiece. The..

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Kevin Spacey Appeared In Court For Sexual Assault Pre-Trial Hearing [Video]Kevin Spacey Appeared In Court For Sexual Assault Pre-Trial Hearing

Uproxx reports Kevin Spacey appeared at a Nantucket courthouse on Monday for the pre-trial hearing in his sexual assault case. The disgraced former 'House of Cards' actor was not required to attend the..

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On Second Thought: What Lori Loughlin Regrets About Her Grand Court Entrance [Video]On Second Thought: What Lori Loughlin Regrets About Her Grand Court Entrance

Lori Loughlin and her husband, fashion designer Mossimo Giannulli, are awaiting the trial which will determine whether or not the couple will spend the better part of the rest of their lives behind..

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Anaconda Gives 'Virgin Birth' At New England Aquarium [Video]Anaconda Gives 'Virgin Birth' At New England Aquarium

According to a report by Huffpost, a Boston aquarium has confirmed that the surprise birth of anaconda snakes to a mother living with only other females was an instance of parthenogenesis, a word that..

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Chef Mario Batali leaves court after not guilty plea [Video]Chef Mario Batali leaves court after not guilty plea

Celebrity chef and former television star Mario Batali appeared in a Boston courtroom on Friday, where a not-guilty plea was entered on his behalf to a criminal charge that he forcibly groped and..

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Mario Batali To Be Charged Over Alleged Groping [Video]Mario Batali To Be Charged Over Alleged Groping

(Newser) – Celebrity chef Mario Batali is facing a criminal charge on allegations that he forcibly kissed and groped a woman at a Boston restaurant in 2017. Batali, who recently gave up financial..

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Azpilicueta says Chelsea will use MLS friendly to prepare for upcoming Europa final [Video]Azpilicueta says Chelsea will use MLS friendly to prepare for upcoming Europa final

Captain Cesar Azpilicueta says Chelsea will use MLS friendly to help prepare them for their upcoming Europa League final

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Felicity Huffman Pleads Guilty [Video]Felicity Huffman Pleads Guilty

CNN reports that actress Felicity Huffman pleaded guilty on Monday to paying $15,000 to a fake charity that facilitated cheating when her daughter took the SAT exam. Huffman appeared in federal court..

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Huffman, teary, pleads guilty in college scandal [Video]Huffman, teary, pleads guilty in college scandal

Actress Felicity Huffman arrived at a federal courthouse in Boston on Monday to plead guilty to paying to rig a college entrance exam for her daughter, part of a wide-ranging scandal in which wealthy..

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Actress Felicity Huffman Has Arrived In [Video]Actress Felicity Huffman Has Arrived In

On Monday, Actress Felicity Huffman arrived at a federal courthouse in Boston. Huffman will plead guilty to $15000 to have someone secretly correct her daughter’s SAT answers. This is part of a..

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Huffman to plead guilty in admissions scandal [Video]Huffman to plead guilty in admissions scandal

Desperate Housewives actress Felicity Huffman is scheduled to plead guilty in federal court in Boston, Monday, to participating in what prosecutors call the largest college admissions scam uncovered in..

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Verdict Reached In Bribery Trial of U.S. Drug Execs Linked to Opioid Crisis [Video]Verdict Reached In Bribery Trial of U.S. Drug Execs Linked to Opioid Crisis

According to Reuters, the founder of Insys Therapeutics and four colleagues were found guilty on Thursday of bribing doctors to prescribe the drugmaker’s addictive painkiller, helping to drive the..

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St. Louis fans celebrate first ever Stanley Cup

Fans at a watch party at the Enterprise Center in downtown St. Louis celebrated Wednesday night after the NHL St. Louis Blues defeated the Boston Bruins 4-1 in Boston to win the first Stanley Cup in..
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Former Stanford coach avoids prison sentence in admissions scandal

A former Stanford University sailing coach involved in the college admissions scandal walked out of a Boston court a free man. Prosecutors were seeking a 13 month sentence. Don Dahler reports.
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Baseball's David Ortiz walks after surgery; second man arrested in shooting

David Ortiz, a retired Red Sox star, took a few steps on Tuesday in his Boston hospital room after surgery for a gunshot wound he suffered in the Dominican Republic, media reported.
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Revered in Boston, David Ortiz is beloved in his native Dominican Republic

As revered as he is in New England, David Ortiz is even more cherished in the the Dominican Republic.
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AP Top Stories

Here's the latest for Tuesday June 11th: Trump and Biden to cross paths in Iowa; Protests continue in Hong Kong over extradition legislation; David Ortiz in Boston for treatment after shooting; and New..
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David Ortiz has more surgery in Boston after shooting

Ortiz, 43, is expected to stay in intensive care for at least 48 hours
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Baseball star David Ortiz awake in Boston after surgery for Dominican shooting

David Ortiz, the retired baseball star who played for the Boston Red Sox, was awake and stable after undergoing surgery in Boston on Monday night for wounds suffered when he was shot in the Dominican..
Reuters - Published

Former Red Sox star David Ortiz 'stable, awake' after second surgery in Boston

David Ortiz underwent a second surgery after being transported to a Boston hospital on Monday night.
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Baseball legend David Ortiz recovering from gunshot wound in Boston hospital

Retired Red Sox player David Ortiz is recovering in a Boston hospital after being shot in the Dominican Republic. The baseball legend was ambushed outside a bar in Santo Domingo and the gunman is still..
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Eye Opener: Helicopter crashes into NYC skyscraper

People say the crash shook the skyscraper, leading to evacuations and bringing the entire area to a standstill. Also, Red Sox legend David "Big Papi" Ortiz is back in Boston after surviving a shooting..
CBS News - Published

Red Sox president: team flying Ortiz to Boston

The Boston Red Sox management and the team's fans expressed shock and dismay Monday after the news that beloved former player David Ortiz was ambushed and shot in the Dominican Republic. (June 10)  
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Red Sox send best wishes, aircraft to David Ortiz

The Boston Red Sox have sent their best wishes, and an aircraft, to ex-slugger David Ortiz after he was shot in the Dominican Republic. Red Sox President Sam Kennedy says the team is flying Ortiz back..
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Former Red Sox star David Ortiz expected to be transported to Boston after shooting

Once stabilized and able to travel, David Ortiz will be flown to Boston for treatment at Massachusetts General Hospital – with assistance from the Red Sox.
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Red Sox legend David Ortiz has organs removed after being shot

Beloved Boston icon "Big Papi" in stable condition after being ambushed by a gunman at a bar in his native Dominican Republic​
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The Latest: Bruins grab 2-0 lead vs Blues in must-win Game 6

The latest from Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final between Boston and St. Louis
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Sunday Profile: Kevin Bacon

Actor Kevin Bacon, who gained fame with the 1984 film "Footloose" (and even more fame with the parlor game Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon), talks about celebrity; his new Showtime series, "City on a Hill,"..
CBS News - Published

The "Wow!" concert

It was an unusual outburst for a classical music concert: an audience member shouted out "Wow!" at the very end of Mozart's "Masonic Funeral Music," performed by the Handel and Haydn Society in Boston...
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Boston train derails near Fenway Park before Red Sox game, sending 10 to hospital

Ten people were injured Saturday when an MBTA train derailed in a tunnel close to Fenway Park prior
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Boston train derailment leaves 9 injured

Officials said the derailment happened around 11 a.m. Saturday
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Chirinos throws 8 scoreless innings, Rays beat Red Sox 5-1

Yonny Chirinos pitched two-hit ball for eight scoreless innings and the Tampa Bay Rays stopped Boston's four-game winning streak, beating the Red Sox 5-1
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Blues on cusp of first Stanley Cup after beating Bruins

SportsPulse: There may have been some controversy but the Blues got it done in Boston and are now one win away from their first ever Stanley Cup.
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St. Louis Blues score after uncalled tripping penalty, win Game 5 of Stanley Cup Final

St. Louis' Tyler Bozak took out the legs of Boston's Noel Acciari, and the Blues' David Perron scored while the Bruins player was dazed on the ice.
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The Latest: Blues take 1-0 lead into 3rd of Game 5 in Boston

The latest from Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final.
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