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Boston

State capital of Massachusetts, U.S.

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 (124ย 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 4.8ย 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 8.2ย million people, making it the sixth most populous in the United States.

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FBI agents tell Steve Kroft about their 16-year search and eventual capture of Boston mobster Whitey Bulger, once No. 1 on the Most Wanted list; then, 60 Minutes..
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City of Boston is pulling $248 million in pension assets from Fisher Investments, the latest defection for the firm
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A fast-developing 'bomb cyclone' hit the Northeast, causing widespread power outages. In Boston, 90 mph winds downed trees.
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The City of Boston's retirement board on Wednesday voted unanimously to end its relationship with money manager Kenneth Fisher, whose firm has lost almost $1..
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The City of Boston's retirement board on Wednesday voted unanimously to end its relationship with money manager Kenneth Fisher, whose firm has lost almost $1..
Credit: Reuters - Published 6 days ago

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh on Wednesday said he has asked the city's retirement board to end its relationship with money manager Kenneth Fisher, who is under fire..
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On October 13, 1860, James Wallace Black took a picture of Boston from a balloon 1,200 feet in the air, creating the first aerial photograph taken in the United..
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