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'63 Up' like a family reunion of lifelong doc subjects

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MOVIE REVIEW “63 UP” Not Rated. At Kendall Square Cinema. Grade: A- Inspired by Aristotle's oft-quoted dictum, “Give me a child until he is 7, and I will give you the man,”...
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Apple Buys Startup That Puts A.I. to Work for Better Smartphone Photos

15 hours ago   |     |   2 articles

Apple acquired a U.K.-based startup with technology that improves photos taken on smartphones. According to filings made public in the U.K. on Thursday, Apple corporate lawyer...
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IBM's A.I. Can Now Mine People's Collective Thoughts. Will Businesses Use This Data Thoughtfully?

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It's ironic, but artificial intelligence is on the cusp of harnessing the collective wisdom locked inside the human hive mind. Showcasing a piece of software at a debate in the...
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Man arrested after sending ‘hundreds' of messages to victim, police say

Man arrested after sending ‘hundreds' of messages to victim, police say

1 day ago   |     |   4 articles

Police say a Cambridge man emailed and texted a Natick man “hundreds” of times over the past couple of days demanding that he drop a harassment prevention order taken out...
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5.3 quake hits New Zealand day after fatal volcano eruption

5.3 quake hits New Zealand day after fatal volcano eruption

3 days ago   |     |   5 articles

A strong 5.3 magnitude quake shook New Zealand's North Island, just hours after a lethal volcanic eruption killed five and left eight others missing. No damage or casualties...
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How the Ice Bucket Challenge changed ALS research

3 days ago   |     |   7 articles

When the Ice Bucket Challenge went viral in the summer of 2014, Pete Frates' fundraising push swept the nation and the globe, raising millions of dollars and changing the...
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Man Takes Legal Action After Error Sent His $254,000 Inheritance to Wrong Person's Bank Account

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Peter Teich, from Cambridge, U.K., said his inheritance was put in someone else's bank account and that person refused to return the money.
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SideTrack: WBCN alums, Mindy Kaling. and more

5 days ago   |  

AWAY FROM THE AIRWAVES: A bunch of Boston radio greats were in town this week for a special screening of “WBCN and The American Revolution,” which focuses on the rock ‘n' roll...
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Biogen CEO on Controversial Alzheimer's Drug: “There Is Hope”

6 days ago   |     |   2 articles

There was more drama this week about Biogen and its controversial Alzheimer's drug. Speaking before a large crowd of Alzheimer scientists gathered in San Diego, California...
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U.S. FTC finds Cambridge Analytica deceived Facebook users

6 days ago   |  

WASHINGTON - U.S. regulators on Friday said they had found political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica had deceived consumers about the collection of Facebook data and...
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Boris Wins Big

Boris Wins Big

Britain's Conservatives won a commanding majority and a mandate to push through the prime minister's Brexit deal-but other problems lie ahead for Johnson, starting with Scotland. Read more ...

'It was heart-wrenching': Salmon farmers rescue bald eagle from octopus

'It was heart-wrenching': Salmon farmers rescue bald eagle from octopus

They found "a full-sized eagle submerged in the water with a big giant octopus in the water trying to drag it down." Read more ...

Stock markets surge on reports of US-China deal to pause trade war

Stock markets surge on reports of US-China deal to pause trade war

A phase one trade deal with China has been reached, in principle, by the Trump administration, sources have told CNBC. It will roll back existing US tariff hikes on Chinese... Read more ...

House Committee To Take Historic Trump Impeachment Vote After Delay

House Committee To Take Historic Trump Impeachment Vote After Delay

Approval of the two charges against the president would send the matter to the full House for a vote expected next week. Read more ...

UK's Boris Johnson claims victory, seeks to 'get Brexit done'

UK's Boris Johnson claims victory, seeks to 'get Brexit done'

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's victory in Thursday's election means that Brexit could now happen within weeks. Read more ...

Former NBA Commissioner David Stern has emergency brain surgery

Former NBA Commissioner David Stern has emergency brain surgery

Stern served exactly 30 years as the NBA's longest-tenured commissioner before Adam Silver replaced him on Feb. 1, 2014. Read more ...

Regulators to set up 3-digit suicide hotline number like 911

Regulators to set up 3-digit suicide hotline number like 911

Once it's implemented, people will just need to dial 988 to seek help, similar to calling 911 for emergencies or 311 for city services. Read more ...

Lamar Jackson breaks Michael Vick's QB rushing record

Lamar Jackson breaks Michael Vick's QB rushing record

Baltimore Ravens star Lamar Jackson set an NFL record for most rushing yards by a quarterback in a season. Read more ...

‘Powerful new mandate to get Brexit done': BoJo promises to respect will of...

‘Powerful new mandate to get Brexit done': BoJo promises to respect will of British people

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he had been given a strong new mandate from the British people, celebrating his Conservative party's landslide electoral win as a... Read more ...

Trump praised Boris Johnson on his landslide win, even though Johnson spent...

Trump praised Boris Johnson on his landslide win, even though Johnson spent the whole campaign avoiding him

President Donald Trump praised UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson on his "great WIN" in the general election, even though Johnson spent the whole campaign avoiding him. Johnson... Read more ...