News archive from 7 October 2016

Colombia's ELN rebels free hostage, moving closer to talks

BOGOTA, Colombia –  Colombia's second-largest rebel group has taken another step in the direction of peace talks with the government by freeing a politician after holding him more than three months. Fabio Ardila, a former mayor in eastern Colombia,...

 

Social studies: Author dishes on diamonds

Diamonds are a dazzling topic. From our obsession with the sparklers to how the extravagant gems became available to the masses, the multifaceted subject took center stage last night as Rachelle Bergstein, author of “Brilliance and Fire,” held court...

 

A box office duel to the Oscars for Mark Wahlberg and Ben Affleck

It will be Mark Wahlberg vs. Ben Affleck at the box office — and possibly at the Oscars — as the two locally bred Hollywood heavies debut their new flicks just days apart in December, just in time for award nominations. Affleck’s “Live by Night,” his...

 
Trio of titles worth a look

Trio of titles worth a look

Looking for something to read? Here’s what’s hitting the bookshelves: “Shirley Jackson: A Rather Haunted Life,” by Ruth Franklin (Liveright, $35): The author of the classic story “The Lottery” and the sophisticated horror novels “The Haunting of Hill...

 

Tracked down: Nate Solder, Justin Coleman, Brandon King and more...

Patriots tackle Nate Solder and wife Lexi visiting patients at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute while defensive backs Justin Coleman, Brandon King and Jordan Richards visited Massachusetts General Hospital to support breast cancer survivors and invite...

 

Whitehead, Rep. John Lewis are National Book Award finalists

NEW YORK — Novels by Colson Whitehead and Jacqueline Woodson and a graphic novel by Rep. John Lewis were among the finalists announced Thursday for the National Book Award. Whitehead's "The Underground Railroad," one of the year's most...

 

Gina Rodriguez to produce, host new Young Women's Honors

LOS ANGELES — Gina Rodriguez is producing and hosting a new ceremony to honor young women making a difference in the world. The inaugural Marie Claire Young Women's Honors will air Dec. 19 on the CW TV network, it was announced Thursday. In a...

 
Kim Kardashian West departs NYC apartment with kids & Kanye

Kim Kardashian West departs NYC apartment with kids & Kanye

NEW YORK — Kim Kardashian West has left the New York City apartment building where she has been holed up with family and friends since her Paris holdup. The star, wearing a baseball cap and a white hoodie that partially obscured her face, was holding...

 

Ice Cube creates original song for 'Mafia III' video game

ATLANTA — Ice Cube's music is going straight onto a video game. Cube and producer DJ Shadow created the original song "Nobody Wants to Die" for 2K's "Mafia III" launch trailer, which premieres Thursday. The crime video game focuses...

 

Lady Gaga premieres new songs at Nashville club

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Lady Gaga showed that she could rock a club just as hard as arenas as she showcased songs from her new album. The Grammy winner played a short set at the 5 Spot bar in Nashville on Wednesday night to a small crowd of fans and guests...

 

Rolling Stones return to blues roots in new studio album

LONDON — It's back to the blues for the Rolling Stones. The band that first made its name covering songs by American blues artists announced plans Thursday to release a blues album on Dec. 2. The "Blue & Lonesome" album will be their...

 
Rapper Fetty Wap brings $165K to court, pays $360 fine

Rapper Fetty Wap brings $165K to court, pays $360 fine

CEDAR GROVE, N.J. — Fetty Wap (WAHP') says he brought about $165,000 in cash to a New Jersey municipal building where he admitted to charges including driving with tinted windows and a suspended license. The 25-year-old rapper, whose name is Willie...

 

Michael Jackson's daughter, Paris, returns to Neverland

LOS OLIVOS, Calif. — Paris Jackson has returned to Neverland. The daughter of Michael Jackson posted pictures on Instagram from her late father's famous estate Wednesday, writing "felt so good to be home even for a little bit." She also put...

 

Kim Kardashian West departs NYC apartment with kids & Kanye

NEW YORK — Kim Kardashian West has left the New York City apartment building where she has been holed up with family and friends since her Paris holdup. The star, wearing a baseball cap and a white hoodie that partially obscured her face, was holding...

 

Sponsored: New Doctors Without Borders exhibit explores refugee crisis

Vito Castelgrande, the Special Project Coordinator at Doctors Without Borders, joined Boston Herald Radio to talk about a new interactive exhibit illustrating the global refugee crisis, Forced From Home, which will be on display in Boston Oct. 15-23....

 

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