Boston

State capital of Massachusetts, U.S.

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Boston is the capital and most populous city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States, as well as the 21st most populous city 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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Mr. O’Neill’s biggest quarry was Whitey Bulger, Boston’s most notorious mobster, whom he helped expose as an F.B.I. informant.
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General Electric Co further defended itself on Monday against fraud investigators who said last week the Boston-based conglomerate had failed to put aside money..
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The airline is eliminating nonstop flights on several routes, including Los Angeles-Cancun, Boston-Atlanta and Dallas-Oklahoma City, effective Jan. 6.
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A new report said long-term exposure to air pollution can lead to emphysema and is comparable to smoking a pack of cigarettes a day for many years, according to..
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One year after the singer's death, the Boston foundation that supports neuroendocrine tumor research has established the Aretha Franklin Fund.
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