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Harvard to crowdsource Phase 1 of search on President Drew Faust's successor
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Harvard to crowdsource Phase 1 of search on President Drew Faust's successor

Harvard University has opened up its secretive process to choose its next leader. The world's most prestigious school for some has flagged off the first phase of this selection to crowdsourcing.

Happy Fourth Of July: How Americans celebrated their 241st Independence Day
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Happy Fourth Of July: How Americans celebrated their 241st Independence Day

From flashy firework displays for massive crowds to small-town parades, Americans celebrated the United States' 241st birthday in both joyous and serious ways.

US: Taxi in Boston crashes into group of cab drivers, injures 10 people
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US: Taxi in Boston crashes into group of cab drivers, injures 10 people

A taxi crashed into a group of cab drivers near the city's airport on Monday, injuring 10 people in what police said appeared to be a "tragic accident."

Stronger trailer: Jake Gyllenhaal plays real-life survivor of Boston Marathon bombing
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Stronger trailer: Jake Gyllenhaal plays real-life survivor of Boston Marathon bombing

Stronger starring Jake Gyllenhaal is based on the story of Jeff Bauman, who lost his legs in the terrorist attack.

MCGM must upgrade ALM movement to attract 'new' generation, revive community participation
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MCGM must upgrade ALM movement to attract 'new' generation, revive community participation

If the MCGM doesn’t bring in a fresh perspective in the concept of ALM’s and doesn’t restart a fresh dialogue with its citizens using innovative methods and motivated staff, the day is not far when Mumbai will lose its spirit

Twenty-one arrested in California as protesters across US press Donald Trump to release tax returns
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Twenty-one arrested in California as protesters across US press Donald Trump to release tax returns

At least 21 people were arrested after opponents of President Donald Trump and supporters clashed at a march in Berkeley, California, US media said Saturday.

Anti-Donald Trump protests: Divided America takes to the streets from West coast to heartland cities
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Anti-Donald Trump protests: Divided America takes to the streets from West coast to heartland cities

The raw divisions exposed by the presidential race were on full display across America on Wednesday, as protesters flooded city streets to condemn Donald Trump's election in demonstrations that police said were mostly peaceful.

US is an exotic place: French artist discovers country by painting a stranger a week
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US is an exotic place: French artist discovers country by painting a stranger a week

In her painting, Galois captured a cross-section of society very diverse in age, gender, race, ethnicity, faith and sexual orientation.

Ex-FBI agent to plead guilty to perjury during Whitey Bulger trial
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Ex-FBI agent to plead guilty to perjury during Whitey Bulger trial

A former FBI agent accused of lying during Boston gangster James "Whitey" Bulger's trial is expected to plead guilty to perjury charges.

US judge ordered Apple to help law enforcement examine iPhone
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US judge ordered Apple to help law enforcement examine iPhone

A U.S. magistrate judge in Boston ordered Apple Inc to assist law enforcement officers in examining the iPhone of an alleged gang member, according to a Feb. 1 court filing unsealed on Friday that is no longer binding.

Looks could kill? Muslim women forced off US plane for 'staring at crew members'
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Looks could kill? Muslim women forced off US plane for 'staring at crew members'

Two Muslim women were escorted off of a plane by police after a cabin crew member accused them of "staring" at her

Excerpt of testimony revealed, Bill Cosby's wife says she never read sex assault deposition
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Excerpt of testimony revealed, Bill Cosby's wife says she never read sex assault deposition

The wife of Bill Cosby said she never read a deposition in which her husband acknowledged he gave sedatives to women he was planning to have sex with.

'Democracy does not guarantee freedom of speech': Kamal Haasan at Harvard University
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'Democracy does not guarantee freedom of speech': Kamal Haasan at Harvard University

Veteran actor and film maker Kamal Haasan speaking at the annual India Conference of Harvard University in downtown Boston said democracy is a work in progress which requires constant vigilance to safeguard it.

GE moving headquarters to Boston for tech talent, tax cut
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GE moving headquarters to Boston for tech talent, tax cut

General Electric Co said it will move its global headquarters to Boston, tapping the city's technology talent and likely lowering its tax bill as the industrial conglomerate seeks to lift profit and emphasize digital capabilities.

Home values point to a sharp wealth divide within US cities
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Home values point to a sharp wealth divide within US cities

It's still possible in Boston for a mail carrier, an accountant and a Harvard-trained psychiatrist — basically, the crowd from "Cheers" — to live as neighbors.

Harvard University evacuates four buildings after bomb scare
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Harvard University evacuates four buildings after bomb scare

Harvard University said on Monday it received "unconfirmed" bomb threat which prompted the university to evacuate four buildings on its campus.

For first time, MIT's low priced online classes can lead to degree
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For first time, MIT's low priced online classes can lead to degree

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology has offered free online courses for the last four years with one major downside: They didn't count toward a degree. That's about to change.

Pilot who collapsed and died on an American Airlines flight had ‘heart condition’
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Pilot who collapsed and died on an American Airlines flight had ‘heart condition’

An American Airlines co-pilot made a mid-flight diversion and safely landed the plane after the captain became ill and died, an airline spokeswoman said Monday.

21-year-old Tsarnaev to be formally sentenced to death in Boston bombing case
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21-year-old Tsarnaev to be formally sentenced to death in Boston bombing case

A US federal judge will formally sentence Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death at a court hearing on Wednesday when the 21-year-old former student will be offered the chance to speak.