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February 21, 2019

Waltham-based seltzer firm Spindrift asks: Why no lime emoji?

A local seltzer company has teamed up with actress Kristen Bell on what is clearly the social media issue of our day: the lack of a lime emoji.
February 21, 2019

Here’s what Elizabeth Warren’s child care plan would mean for parents in Massachusetts and beyond

Sen. Elizabeth Warren released a plan this week to address one of the biggest rising costs for American families: Child care.
February 21, 2019

The Latest: Lawyer says woman who joined IS a US citizen

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Alabama woman who left home to join the Islamic State group in Syria and now wants to return to the U.S. with her child (all times local):
February 21, 2019

Government headed for close to half of nation’s health tab

WASHINGTON (AP) — Even without a history-making health care remake to deliver “Medicare-for-all,” government at all levels will be paying nearly half the nation’s health care tab in less than 10 years, according to a federal report released Wednesday.
February 21, 2019

She was ‘on a mission’ for ranch dressing. Not even Kirsten Gillibrand’s campaign event could stop her.

Hanna Kinney always gets the ranch.Every Monday night, the University of Iowa senior can be found at the Airliner, a restaurant in Iowa City where she and her friends gather for Bible study. They always order pizza, but only half the time does their food arrive with Kinney’s favorite homemade creamy dressing.
February 21, 2019

The Latest: Another lawsuit filed against Trump border wall

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on lawsuits against the Trump administration over a border wall (all times local):
February 21, 2019

Maps: How much snow is forecast for New Hampshire, Maine, and Vermont

Northern New England is in for another snowstorm, which will arrive late Wednesday evening and taper out by Thursday afternoon. It’s welcome news for skiers hoping to hit the slopes in the coming days.
February 21, 2019

11 black ladies had been murdered in Boston 40 years in the past. A neighborhood artist is remembering them throughout town.

Forty years ago, the body of 29-year-old Daryal Ann Hargett was found by her landlord in her South End apartment.
February 21, 2019

Former Trump Staffer Files Class Action Claim to Invalidate All Nondisclosure Agreements Campaign Workers Were Required to Sign

An ex-Trump campaign staffer filed a class action suit on Wednesday, seeking to toss out all nondisclosure and nondisparagement agreements that campaigner staffers were required to sign.
February 21, 2019

Official Cites Donald Trump to Defend Tweet Suggesting Gay Politicians ‘Too Self-Absorbed’ to Govern

A Massachusetts county commissioner cited President Donald Trump's social media presence after facing backlash for a tweet insinuating gay politicians are "too self-absorbed" to govern.