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Nathan Smith of Beverly tested positive for COVID-19 more than 20 days ago, but he still experiences fatigue, sinus symptoms, and gastrointestinal issues.

For some, ‘mild’ illness from Omicron feels like anything but

An unlucky group of COVID-positive people have found that the variant's “mild” categorization is something of an understatement.

Yemen prison airstrike killed, injured over 100, Red Cross says

A Saudi-led airstrike targeting a prison run by Yemen’s Houthi rebels killed and wounded over 100 detainees on Friday, rescuers said, part of a pounding aerial offensive that hours earlier saw another airstrike take the Arab world’s poorest country off the internet.

The University of Pennsylvania sign is shown in Philadelphia, May 15, 2019.

A professor said her students think average Americans make six figures. That’s a long way off.

"I asked Wharton students what they thought the average American worker makes per year and 25% of them thought it was over six figures," Wharton professor Nina Strohminger tweeted. "One of them thought it was $800k."

A Peloton stationary bike for sale at the company's showroom in Dedham.

Peloton considers layoffs but denies report it will pause production

Peloton, the maker of stationary bikes and livestreamed workouts that enjoyed a surge in demand as gyms shut down during the pandemic, is considering laying off some workers and making changes to its production as the once-hot interest in its products slows.

Kia Corporation's Niro vehicle during a media day in November 2021.

In latest ‘right to repair’ move, Kia shuts off new car tech in Massachusetts

The Korean automaker has switched off the wireless data systems of its new cars sold in the Commonwealth, as a way to comply with the controversial law.

Campaigns for and against the so-called millionaires tax ramped up fund-raising last year ahead of a vote in November, according to campaign finance reports filed with the state this week.

Money starts to flow into ‘millionaires tax’ ballot fight

Campaign reports show who the supporters and opponents are of the campaign to hike taxes on high-earners in Massachusetts.

Then-President Donald Trump with Fox News host Sean Hannity at a political rally on the final day of campaigning before the midterm elections, in Cape Girardeau, Mo., Nov. 5, 2018.

After Jan. 6, Sean Hannity advised Trump: ‘No more stolen election talk’

Documents disclosed Thursday showed in vivid detail just how closely Sean Hannity had worked with White House aides in a fervent, if brief, effort to persuade Donald Trump to abandon his false claims about voter fraud after the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol.

Larry Edelman
The state says it is being pushed by the federal government to recover the overpaid claims.

State needs to slow down on clawing back unemployment overpayments

The situation is a mess. The number of open overpayments is huge. Hitting the pause button to sort everything out seems like the right thing to do.