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Man Charged In Violent Sexual Assault Held Without BailA Lynn man charged with violently attacking a woman in Winthrop while his young daughter was in the back seat of his car was ordered held without bail pending a dangerousness hearing.
Man With Knife Allegedly Threatens, Charges Officer Near TD GardenA man was arrested after he allegedly threatened security at TD Garden and charged a Boston police officer with a knife while screaming that he would kill him.
Mass. National Guard Rescues Elderly Woman Stranded In Hot Car For DaysThe soldiers had been training in New Jersey when they found the car deep in a wooded area Monday afternoon.
Keller @ Large: Enduring An Avalanche Of SpinThe last two weeks seemed to reinforce why so many of us feel that our political elites just don’t get it.
Keller @ Large: Lessons From The ConventionsWhat did we learn from our fortnight of political rhetoric?
Misfires In Hillary Clinton's Speech, AP Fact Check ShowsHere's a look at some of the claims from Hillary Clinton's speech at the Democratic National Convention.

Health

Doctors Discover Specific Inner Ear Deficit In Kids With AutismDiagnosing autism as early as possible is crucial to early intervention.
Experts Want Doctors, Pharmacies To Include Reason For Prescription On LabelMany Americans take multiple prescription drugs and often don't know why.
Ice Bucket Challenge Donations Helped Fund New ALS Gene DiscoveryAn international team of scientists funded by Ice Bucket Challenge donations--including a professor from UMass Medical School in Worcester--has isolated a gene variation present in many ALS patients.
Dehydration May Be Cause Of Increase In Kids With Kidney StonesDoctors are seeing an increase in kids with kidney stones, attributing under-hydration as a possible contributing factor.
'Origami Robot' Treats Patients Inside The BodyResearchers are developing robots that can treat patients inside the body.
Exercise May Be As Effective As Surgery For Knee Pain, Study FindsDoctors are rethinking how some injuries should be treated and it could help you avoid going under the knife.

Politics

Keller @ Large: Enduring An Avalanche Of SpinThe last two weeks seemed to reinforce why so many of us feel that our political elites just don’t get it.
Keller @ Large: Lessons From The ConventionsWhat did we learn from our fortnight of political rhetoric?
Misfires In Hillary Clinton's Speech, AP Fact Check ShowsHere's a look at some of the claims from Hillary Clinton's speech at the Democratic National Convention.
Hillary Clinton Promises Steady Hand In Dangerous WorldClinton drew a sharp contrast with her general election rival Donald Trump, calling the Republican supremely unqualified for the White House.
Keller @ Large: What Hillary Clinton Should DoTonight it's Hillary Clinton's big chance to shake up a race that's at risk of being stolen away by Donald Trump.
Keller @ Large: Obama Sets The Table For HillaryJon says the president gave Clinton an opening to acknowledge her own blunders in her speech tonight.

Business

Good Stuff Cheap: Renting Instead Of BuyingI read an article on the AARP website recently. It was all about renting instead of owning to save money. They had a lot of interesting ideas.
Drought Has Mass. Farms On 'Brink Of Collapse'Much of the state is in moderate to severe drought, lawns have gone brown and farmers are desperate to see it pour.
Good Stuff Cheap: A StaycationStaying at home and using it as a base for your vacation can save thousands of dollars.

CBS Boston Blogs

Jay Talking Travel: Portugal Episode Six - The Walled Town Of ObidosI think Obidos would be a great stop on a honeymoon.
Boston Now In 'Severe Drought,' But Soaking Rain On The WayIt’s been a long time since we’ve seen a soaking rainfall – but finally, some significant wet weather is in the cards for southern New England.
Jay Talking Travel: Portugal Episode Five - Hardcore SoccerThe style of soccer played at the local level in Portugal is brutal, with players being carried off the field on stretchers.

Education

10 Of Forbes' Top 20 American Colleges Are In New EnglandForbes came out with its annual list of the best higher education institutes in America on Tuesday.
Michael Contompasis Named Interim Boston Latin School HeadmasterMayor Marty Walsh and Boston Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Tommy Chang named Michael Contompasis as the interim headmaster at Boston Latin High School, a week after the former headmaster resigned over allegations of racism at the prestigious school.
Custodian Who Graduated From WPI After Nearly 10 Years Cleaning School Gets Engineering JobThe custodian who graduated from Worcester Polytechnic Institute last month after spending a decade cleaning the school now has a job at an aerospace firm, the school said Monday.

Consumer

Summer Of Savings: Boston Harbor IslandsYou don't have to go far from Boston if you're looking to go island hopping this summer.
New Hampshire Company Recalls More Than 8,000 Pounds of BeefIt affects ground beef, ground beef patties and other sub-primal cuts produced by North Haverhill-based PT Farm.
Massachusetts Single-Family Home Prices Hit New HighsTwo organizations that track the real estate market say the median price of a single-family home in Massachusetts has reached its highest level ever.

Entertainment

First Lady, James Corden Hit The Road For 'Carpool Karaoke'It was a musical joyride for Michelle Obama as she joined James Corden for a "Carpool Karaoke" session that aired Wednesday on the late-night host's CBS show.
First Lady's 'Carpool Karaoke' Video Airing TonightMichelle Obama's "Carpool Karaoke" joyride with James Corden will air Wednesday on the late-night host's CBS show.
Garry Marshall, Man Behind 'Pretty Woman,' Happy Days,' Dies At 81Garry Marshall died Tuesday at 81. He was behind the hit movies "Pretty Woman" and "Beaches" and TV shows "Happy Days, "Laverne & Shirley" and "Mork & Mindy."

CBS National News

Teenage boy falls from moving bus on Martha's Vineyard
A look back at Hillary Clinton and President Obama's relationship
Which TV dad is Tim Kaine?
Marine Corps warplane crashes in California, killing pilot
More millennials head outdoors - while staying connected
Rethinking the great outdoors for millennials

CBS World News

U.N. to Russia: Leave Aleppo corridors "to us"
U.N. suspends aid to parts of Nigeria due to Boko Haram threat
Are Swedes having less sex? Government wants to know
Elephant kills 7-year-old girl visiting zoo with family
How Trump has been trying to bring his brand to Russia for decades
Pope Francis becomes third pontiff to visit Auschwitz

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