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Pedestrian Killed In Natick Shopping Plaza IdentifiedA Hopkinton man has been identified as the pedestrian killed Tuesday by an elderly driver in a Natick shopping plaza.
Worcester Police Officer Hurt In Hit And RunA Worcester police officer was hurt in a hit-and-run Wednesday morning.
Melrose Students Injured By South Park-Inspired 'Kick A Ginger' IncidentsRedheaded students went to the nurse's office reporting injuries they suffered after being kicked.
Massachusetts Named Best State To Live In By New ReportThe top three states are all in New England.
Man Accused Of Threatening Driver's Ed Students With GunA man accused of threatening a group of driver's education students with a gun is now free on bail.
Boston Marathon Bombing Survivors Brace For Movies On AttackTwo movies, a play and an HBO documentary are in the works, causing decidedly mixed feelings among survivors.


MIT Researchers Use High-Speed Video To Show How Sneezes Infect UsMIT's high-speed video shows how phlegm breaks up into droplets and spreads in a sneeze. It may someday help improve infection control.
New Wearable Technology Tracks Stress LevelThe device tracks the pattern of your breath to determine if you're calm, focused, or tense.
Doctors' White Coats May Spread BacteriaAccording to a recent report, a growing number of doctors believe the iconic white coats should be retired.
Mayor Walsh Proposes Raising Tobacco Purchase Age In Boston To 21Boston Mayor Marty Walsh proposed changes to the city's tobacco regulations Wednesday that would raise the minimum age for buying tobacco and nicotine products to 21.
Coffee Could Lower Risk Of Premature Death, Harvard Study FindsResearchers say 3-5 cups a day can lower the risk of cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes.
More People Experience Cybersickness From TechnologyMore and more users of technology are developing nausea and dizziness.


Suffolk University Poll Shows Baker's Popularity Still HighThe results of a Suffolk University poll released Tuesday show that Governor Charlie Baker's popularity rating remains high as he nears the end of his first full year in office.
Keller @ Large: Donald Trump's Best And WorstJon Keller says Donald Trump was at his best and worst in his visit to Worcester.
Trump Says He Thinks He'll Do 'Great' With MuslimsRepublican presidential candidate Donald Trump says he expects to do "great" with Muslim voters.
Keller @ Large: Boston Mayor On Boston Sports IconBoston Mayor Marty Walsh reacts to reports that David Ortiz will retire at the end of next season.
Keller @ Large: A Divided Nation Contemplates A Wider WarWill the attacks in Paris draw more U.S. ground troops into the war with ISIS?
Keller @ Large: After Paris Attacks, What Do We Do Now?Jon Keller wonders whether what the right response is to the deadly Paris attacks.


The Retirement Back-Up PlanIf you have not done any retirement planning or if you have not saved enough for retirement, tomorrow, decide which kid you want to live with in your old age. This is Plan B.
Helping Our EldersA family gathering like Thanksgiving may be a good time to talk with our elders, especially if you have had to travel far to be together.
Cape Cod Pie Company Relies On Disabled WorkersA Cape Cod pie company is relying heavily on dozens of disabled adults to make thousands of pies this week in time for Thanksgiving.
Where’s The Important Stuff?Thanksgiving is a celebration of family and an opportune time to talk about families and money.
Boston Light & Sound Works On Tarantino's 'The Hateful Eight'Quentin Tarantino's "new" film, "The Hateful Eight" is a three-hour epic shot "on" film.
Holiday Gifting: MoneyFinding the perfect the gift for some folks on your list is hard. Maybe even impossible. And if they don’t like it you often have to return it!

CBS Boston Blogs

Massarotti: What We're Thankful For In Boston SportsTony Massarotti says we have a lot to be thankful for in the world of Boston sports.
Searching For SnowflakesWill the trend continue or are things looking up for snow-lovers?
Jay Talking: 'Do You Welcome Syrian Refugees?'Find Out What Your Neighbors Think. We're On The Street.
Thanksgiving Travel Forecast: No Weather ComplicationsLast year's Thanksgiving travel weather was a mess--but luckily, Terry Eliasen says there won't be any weather-related complications this year.
Jay Talking: 24 Hours In New OrleansSee an awesome slow-motion video capture of a moment in seriously cool street performance.
A Taste Of Winter In The Soaking Rain TonightThere may be a couple of slick spots on side roads Monday morning.


Eye On Education: Music Is At Center Of Foxboro Middle SchoolAt the Ahern Middle School in Foxboro, the commitment to the music program is impressive.
Rhodes Scholars Class Of 2016 Includes 2 From MassachusettsRhodes scholarships provide all expenses for two or three years of study at the University of Oxford in England.
College Presidents Defend Importance Of Free SpeechAs debates about race and other social issues flare on campuses, college presidents are increasingly intervening to draw a line when cultural sensitivity conflicts with freedom of speech.
Randolph Teacher Surprised With Prestigious Educator AwardA Randolph social studies teacher was honored during a surprise Friday assembly when she received a prestigious award given out to the top educators in the country.
Massachusetts Education Chief Calls For 'Next-Generation' MCASThe state had been mulling whether to replace MCAS with another test — PARCC.
Eye On Education: PARCC vs. MCASState education officials are about to decide on a key graduation requirement for students across the state.


Ford Recalls 450K Midsize Cars For Possible Fuel LeakThe problem can cause a crack on top of the fuel tank, and a possible leak.
Dunkin' Donuts Tests Delivery And On-The-Go OrderingDelivery will be offered in Dallas this week and spread to Atlanta, Chicago, Los Angeles and Washington in coming weeks.
Hershey Kisses Artificial Flavors Goodbye In Some ChocolatesThe candy company said its milk chocolate Hershey's Kisses and bars are now being made with flavor from real vanilla instead of an artificial flavor.
Consumer Watchdog Group Releases 'Ten Worst Toys Of The Year' ListWith the holiday season approaching, a consumer watchdog group is pointing out their picks for the year's most dangerous toys.
RadioShack Moving Black Friday Sales Up To WednesdayShoppers are used to seeing Black Friday deals start as early as Thanksgiving Day, but RadioShack is taking it one step further.
Tyson Recalls Chicken Wings After Customers Complain Of OdorThe U.S. Department of Agriculture also says that some customers reported falling ill after eating the wings.


'Golden Girls' Granny Panties Now Available For The HolidaysThe lace and silk underwear feature images of Dorothy, Rose, Blanche and Sophia.
Stephen Colbert Returns To Host 'The Kennedy Center Honors'Stephen Colbert returns to host "The 38th Annual Kennedy Center Honors," to be broadcast Tuesday, Dec. 29 on CBS.
CBS Drama 'Code Black' Welcomes Cast From 'The Lion King'The medical drama CBS' "Code Black" gets a dose of Broadway magic this week when cast members from "The Lion King" — and one memorable Mufasa — end up in the emergency room.

CBS National News

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CBS World News

U.S. servicemen suspended over Afghan hospital attack
American money, sex penetratrating Iran, ayatollah warns
ISIS claims suicide attack on Tunisian presidential guard
Russia to continue airstrikes after Turkey shot down warplane
Will China change its ways to counter ISIS?
Another stabbing day after Kerry visits Israel
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