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Boston is the capital and most populous city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States. The city proper covers 48 square miles (124 km2) with an estimated population of 694,583 in 2018, making it also the most populous city in New England. Boston is the seat of Suffolk County as well, although the county government was disbanded on July 1, 1999. The city is the economic and cultural anchor of a substantially larger metropolitan area known as Greater Boston, a metropolitan statistical area (MSA) home to a census-estimated 4.8 million people in 2016 and ranking as the tenth-largest such area in the country. As a combined statistical area (CSA), this wider commuting region is home to some 8.2 million people, making it the sixth most populous in the United States.

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Hundreds of employees of the online home goods company Wayfair plan to walk out of their jobs Wednesday to protest against its investment in furnishing border..
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Employees of Boston-based online retailer Wayfair plan to walk out Wednesday in protest of the company selling goods for use in detention camps.
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If you're going to be in London, Paris, Lisbon, Boston, Dublin, San Francisco, Sydney, Tokyo, Reykjavik or Cape Town, we've got day trip ideas.
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Retired Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz has been moved out of intensive care and was in good condition, his wife said in a statement on Saturday, nearly two..
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A federal judge in Boston has blocked immigration officials from making civil arrests of people visiting Massachusetts courthouses.
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A man who says Kevin Spacey groped him at a Nantucket bar cannot find the cellphone he has been ordered to turn over to the defense, the accuser's attorney said..
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Officials in the Dominican Republic revealed baseball superstar David Ortiz was not the intended target of a hit. Ortiz continues to recover from the shooting at..
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Boston Mayor Marty Walsh wants to improve menstrual equity for girls in low-income households, many of whom struggle to pay for tampons and pads.
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Steve Kroft investigates North Korea's cyberattack on Sony Pictures; then, Norah O'Donnell interviews the archbishop of Boston; and, Anderson Cooper discovers..
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FBI agents tell Steve Kroft about their 16-year search and eventual capture of Boston mobster Whitey Bulger; then, Morley Safer meets the Wikipedians; and,..
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