Ariel Castro ‘was not born a predator, he became one’: doc

I have written before that there is no original evil left in the world; everyone is just recycling pain. Ariel Castro was, of course, wrong when he claimed, bizarrely, Thursday that there was “harmony” in the house where he kept three women hostage, repeatedly beating and raping them. But he was correct when he stated……

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First Aid Kit takes cues from rock royalty for latest album

First Aid Kit has had such a meteoric rise since their days of busking on the streets of Stockholm, it shouldn’t be a surprise that some of the tunes on their latest album, “Ruins,” allude to dislocation.Sisters Klara and Johanna Soderberg grew up in the Stockholm suburb of Enskede, where they were firmly determined not…

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Can CBD help treat depression?

Cannabidiol, or CBD, is a compound that comes from the cannabis plant. It is gaining popularity as a natural treatment for many mental health conditions, including depression. Learn more about CBD for depression here.

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NORTH SHORE BOOK NOTES: ‘How to Be a Good Creature’

Sy Montgomery is one of us, one of those people who respects animals and who intuits the depth of their intelligence, psychology and emotional range. Despite how distraught she became when her animals died, she found perspective. In her struggles, she brings herself and her readers through the dark times. She can’t help herself. She…

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The North Shore: A burgeoning craft beer destination

There’s something special brewing just north of Boston: craft beer, and lots of it. And with each new brewery and taproom that opens, the North Shore is quickly becoming a destination for beer lovers.In Beverly, Channel Marker Brewing became the first of about 50 breweries expected to open in Massachusetts in 2019, welcoming patrons the…

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Concert review: Revamped Fleetwood Mac finds their groove in Boston

The 2019 version of Fleetwood Mac rocked a capacity crowd of 19,580 fans at TD Garden in Boston Sunday night with a two-hour, 10-minute show that had some unforgettable high points and a few moments when the beast that is the current touring band (11 people strong) seemed to be kind of lumbering along. Thankfully…

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Poised to make noise this spring, St. John’s Prep green track team could be great with established vets

If past is pretext, things are pretty sunny for the St. John’s Prep spring track team, which opened practice March 18. They are particularly solid in the field events, and that’s not merely speculation, either. In fact, for three of these Eagles they exemplify the resilience of a youth-laden program — seniors on the squad…

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Chicago Med’s Dr. Rhodes Receives an Alarming Call Mid-Surgery in Cryptic Sneak Peek

You know that crippling terror the second you realize your mom is calling to see if you defrosted the chicken? And that feeling of dread building with each ring because you know that you hadn’t? That might be the best way to describe what Dr. Rhodes (Colin Donnell) is going through in this week’s […]

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