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Boston Globe executives said they're investigating an allegation that the newspaper's top editor had an inappropriate text exchange with a former employee he once dated. Hilary Sargent, a former editor for Boston.com, tweeted a screenshot of a text exchange she said occurred between her and Brian McGrory.


Lava burns a tree in the Leilani Estates subdivision near Pahoa, Hawaii, Tuesday, May 22, 2018. Authorities were racing Tuesday to close off production wells at a geothermal plant threatened by a lava flow from Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island.


At a time when more than 400,000 children are in foster care nationwide, the city of Philadelphia is threatening to cut ties with Catholic Social Services because of the group's policy against placing foster children in same-sex households. On the surface, one might say this is a classic case of state vs. church: The city must uphold its policies forbidding discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation.


German Chancellor Angela Merkel is heading... . FILE - In this July 7, 2017 file photo Chinese President Xi Jinping, left, is welcomed by German Chancellor Angela Merkel on the first day of the G-20 summit in Hamburg, northern Germany.


What do aging and gravity have in common? Together, they produce sagging skin . Getting older means more exposure to the dreaded dermis droop.


The NFL announced a new policy Wednesday regarding player, coach, team personnel and ownership behavior during the playing of the national anthem at its games.


A woman has bemoaned the removal of a "much loved" cherry tree outside her home, but the council responsible insists it was necessary. Imogene Savill said she was "angry and upset" after the tree in Scarsdale Road, South Harrow, was cut down as a safety measure.


By a 5-4 vote, the Supreme Court ruled Monday that employer-promulgated individual arbitration procedures that require employees to waive the right to class actions are lawful. Such mechanisms are in poor repute because of their one-sidedness - even Uber has discontinued them for sexual harassment claims though, inconsistently, not for other employee grievances.


Robert Mueller's investigation into whether President Donald Trump and the Russians colluded to rig the 2016 presidential election so far has borne little fruit. The Democrats and their media allies would love to find some Russian collusion and interference.


Organized team activities are underway on the 49ers training fields, and Tuesday marked the media's first chance to see veterans practice since last season, along with a vast crop of newcomers. Here are the top observations: 1. Jimmy Gee-whiz: Quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo looks as poised and picturesque as last season's 5-0 December debut.


With the arrival of Season 2 of "13 Reasons Why," is there renewed cause for concern? We believe so, based on our study of millions of doctors' visits Opinion: '13 Reasons Why,' more doc visits on suicide With the arrival of Season 2 of "13 Reasons Why," is there renewed cause for concern? We believe so, based on our study of millions of doctors' visits Check out this story on northjersey.com: https://njersy.co/2wZ4JvA On March 31, 2017, Netflix released the series "13 Reasons Why," a program documenting events leading to the suicide of a fictional teen. The series generated enormous debate over whether its graphic content could spur self-harm among vulnerable viewers.


My friend wants me to decide whether or not the boy she is dating is someone she should get into a relationship with. I don't want to make that kind of decision because I don't want to be blamed later if it doesn't work out.


Rep. Dave Brat, R-Va., a member of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, smiles before the vote on the House farm bill which failed to pass, at the Capitol in Washington, Friday, May 18, 2018. The Freedom Caucus opposed the measure, seeking leverage to obtain a vote on a hard-line immigration plan.


Meghan Markle attends a reception with Britain's Prince Harry for the Commonwealth Youth Forum at the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, London, during the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting. You can have your royal wedding, your princess bride, your pomp and your circumstance.


It's never right to call other human beings "animals." It's not something we should even have to debate.


Food dominates our list of priorities on any given day. Even when we are swamped with calls and commitments, our stomach gargles and whines until we give in and toss some spinach to it or a burger or whatever's in the bag your handed at the drive-through window.


As a Pinole resident and member of law enforcement, I write to support the Pinole firefighters, Pinole police and the hundred of residents who have joined together to oppose Measure P. Measure P is absolutely about "special interests," the special interests of career politicians. Measure P is being opposed by a grass-roots campaign of citizens who have joined together and hit the streets.


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