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Capital city of Massachusetts, United States

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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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The man accused of shooting Boston Red Sox legend David Ortiz will remain in jail for at least one year while awaiting trial. Ortiz remains in a Boston hospital,..
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The St. Louis Blues are Stanley Cup champions for the first time in franchise history thanks to a masterful performance in their 4-1 Game 7 win in Boston on..
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Fans at a watch party at the Enterprise Center in downtown St. Louis celebrated Wednesday night after the NHL St. Louis Blues defeated the Boston Bruins 4-1 in..
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A former Stanford University sailing coach involved in the college admissions scandal walked out of a Boston court a free man. Prosecutors were seeking a 13..
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David Ortiz, a retired Red Sox star, took a few steps on Tuesday in his Boston hospital room after surgery for a gunshot wound he suffered in the Dominican..
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As revered as he is in New England, David Ortiz is even more cherished in the the Dominican Republic.
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Here's the latest for Tuesday June 11th: Trump and Biden to cross paths in Iowa; Protests continue in Hong Kong over extradition legislation; David Ortiz in..
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Ortiz, 43, is expected to stay in intensive care for at least 48 hours
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David Ortiz, the retired baseball star who played for the Boston Red Sox, was awake and stable after undergoing surgery in Boston on Monday night for wounds..
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David Ortiz underwent a second surgery after being transported to a Boston hospital on Monday night.
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Retired Red Sox player David Ortiz is recovering in a Boston hospital after being shot in the Dominican Republic. The baseball legend was ambushed outside a bar..
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People say the crash shook the skyscraper, leading to evacuations and bringing the entire area to a standstill. Also, Red Sox legend David "Big Papi" Ortiz is..
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The Boston Red Sox management and the team's fans expressed shock and dismay Monday after the news that beloved former player David Ortiz was ambushed and shot..
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The Boston Red Sox have sent their best wishes, and an aircraft, to ex-slugger David Ortiz after he was shot in the Dominican Republic. Red Sox President Sam..
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Red Sox baseball star David Ortiz is heading to a hospital in Boston after he was shot in the back in nearly point-blank range in the Dominican Republic over the..
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Surveillance video shows the baseball star shot in the back at nearly point-blank range
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Once stabilized and able to travel, David Ortiz will be flown to Boston for treatment at Massachusetts General Hospital – with assistance from the Red..
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Beloved Boston icon "Big Papi" in stable condition after being ambushed by a gunman at a bar in his native Dominican Republic​
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The latest from Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final between Boston and St. Louis
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Actor Kevin Bacon, who gained fame with the 1984 film "Footloose" (and even more fame with the parlor game Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon), talks about celebrity;..
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It was an unusual outburst for a classical music concert: an audience member shouted out "Wow!" at the very end of Mozart's "Masonic Funeral Music," performed by..
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Ten people were injured Saturday when an MBTA train derailed in a tunnel close to Fenway Park prior
 
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Officials said the derailment happened around 11 a.m. Saturday
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Yonny Chirinos pitched two-hit ball for eight scoreless innings and the Tampa Bay Rays stopped Boston's four-game winning streak, beating the Red Sox 5-1
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SportsPulse: There may have been some controversy but the Blues got it done in Boston and are now one win away from their first ever Stanley Cup.
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St. Louis' Tyler Bozak took out the legs of Boston's Noel Acciari, and the Blues' David Perron scored while the Bruins player was dazed on the ice.
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The latest from Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final.
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