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NEW YORK — Donald Hall, a prolific, award-winning poet and man of letters widely admired for his sharp humor and painful candor about nature, mortality, baseball and the distant past, has died at age 89.Hall's daughter, Philippa Smith, confirmed Sunday that her father died Saturday at his home in Wilmot, New Hampshire, after being in hospice care for some time.

Connecticut lawmakers are considering whether or not to override any of Governor Dannel Malloy's seven vetoes.

BOSTON — Democrats hoping to flip enough seats to regain control of the U.S. House of Representatives say they aren't putting all their eggs in the anti-Trump basket.They include candidates like 31-year-old Lauren Underwood, of Illinois, who says while she's no fan of President Donald Trump, she's more focused on issues troubling voters in the district, including health care.The party is encouraging the "all politics is…

A 9-year-old English bulldog was named the winner of the 2018 World’s Ugliest Dog contest in the San Francisco Bay Area.

CROMWELL, Conn. — Paul Casey enjoyed a career round on his preferred course.Casey shot a near perfect 8-under 62 to top the leaderboard after three rounds of the Travelers Championship yesterday at TPC River Highlands.Casey equaled his PGA Tour best score by making 18 greens in regulation and stands at 16-under going into today’s final round. Casey holds a 4-stroke lead over Russell Henley and is 5 ahead of Brian Harman, Anirban Lahiri and J.B. Holmes.

The prospect of Republicans retaining control of the U.S. Senate are looking better, according to polls of races in Texas, Florida and Arizona by CBS News conducted by YouGov and published Sunday.

GAINESVILLE, Ga. — With Gary Ramey's fledgling gun-making business taking off in retail stores, he decided to start offering one of his handguns for sale on his website.That didn't sit well with the company he used to process payments, and they informed him they were dropping his account. Another credit card processing firm told him the same thing: They wouldn't do business with him.The reason? His business of making firearms violates their policies.

WASHINGTON — White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was booted from a Virginia restaurant because she works for President Donald Trump, setting off a fierce debate about whether politics should play a role in how administration officals are treated in public.Sanders was the latest to experience a brusque reception in such a setting.

Police said they also recovered a large amount of cash and a loaded .380 caliber handgun.

CHICAGO — Mashaun Alston's office has a corkboard with pictures of some of the kids he has helped over the years. A basketball player in his uniform. A row of smiling teenagers.On one side of the room there is a framed quote that reads, "All those who achieve great things are great dreamers."Alston, 41, is definitely dreaming. In one of the most dangerous neighborhoods in Chicago, he is dreaming of more graduations and birthday parties. Life for a group of kids on the…

“Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom” topped the box office with a $100 million-plus debut, only the second time ever that films have roared past that mark in back-to-back weekends.

Congress may act on a narrow bill to bolster President Donald Trump’s executive order on halting family separations at the southern U.S. border if a more comprehensive immigration fails in the House this week.

Chris Sale has allowed four runs on 11 hits over 21 innings in his last three starts and struck out 40
June 24, 2018
Pitching: LHP Marco Gonzales (7-4, 3.80).
Game time: 1:05 p.m.
Red Sox vs. Gonzalez: No history.
Mariners vs. Sale: Cruz 8-26, Seager 1-16, Romine 3-14, Span 3-12, Segura 2-7, Zunino 0-7, Heredia 1-6, Gordon 1-3, Gamel 1-3, Herrmann 0-3, Haniger 0-2.
Stat of the Day: This will be the seventh game the teams have played in the last 11…

Division and chaos prevail in a state that’s produced some of the most constructive U.S. politicians.

Compensation Project Analyst / Director
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A client in the Greater Boston area seeks a Compensation Project Analyst / Director who has strong FP&A skills and strong comprehension of metrics
* Oversee physician compensation programs
* Oversee program changes
* Interact with physicians
* Prior experience in a hospital environment
* Solid FP&A background
* Able to articulate metrics
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One of the first things you notice as you enter World’s End is its rich smell, a refreshing mix of ocean water and the earthiness of red cedar trees.