Spencer Buell

Staff Writer at Boston Magazine

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Amazon Facial Recognition Mistakenly Linked Ed Markey to a Mugshot

Now he’s urging new oversight of the software.

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Goodbye to Massachusetts’ 173-Year-Old Anti-Abortion Law

Charlie Baker signed the NASTY Women Act today.

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Jeff Sessions Is in Boston Again

At a Boston photo op, he announced charges against 28 people for "document and benefit fraud."

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The Owner of The Tannery Is Accused of Discrimination

Sam Hassan allegedly harassed a black man and Middle Eastern woman at the upscale Boston clothing store.

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John Henry Says He Doesn’t Want to Sell The Globe

He’s brushing off rumors he is open to shedding the paper.

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The NECCO Factory in Revere Has Abruptly Closed

In the candy company’s latest chapter, hundreds of workers are out of a job.

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Maura Healey Is Investigating JUUL

The Attorney General accused the vaping industry of marketing to kids.

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A Local Man Tried to Work Out in the Nude at a "Judgment-Free" Planet Fitness

Guess they should be a little more specific with the policy.

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Massachusetts Sen. Barbara L’Italien Somehow Ended Up in a Pro-ICE Fox Segment

She says the mix-up was due to the network’s "own failure of due diligence."

Arts & Entertainment

In the New Godzilla Movie, the Monster Comes to Boston

Disaster will strike us on screen once again, a new trailer suggests.

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Psych! Boston Police Commissioner William Evans Is Leaving after All

He and Walsh had a report he would take a job at Boston College.

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Boston Duck Tours Aims to Reassure Riders after the Tragedy in Missouri

"We continuously monitor the weather conditions," the city’s duck boat operator says.

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Harvard’s Theresa Lund, Who Clashed With a Neighbor in a Viral Video, Has Been Placed on Leave

The Harvard Humanitarian Initiative says it "does not condone her conduct."

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Report: Devin Nunes Spent $15,000 in Donor Money on Celtics Tickets

The California Republican may have broken House rules to see the C’s.

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The "Sanctuary State" Amendment Is No More

It would have stopped local law enforcement from helping ICE.