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VINEYARD HAVEN, MA--071818-- Alan Dershowitz, Professor of Law, Emeritus Harvard Law School speaks at the Katharine Cornell Theater. Dershowitz wanted a civil dialogue with members of the Martha's Vineyard community about his defense of President Trump. (Photo by Steve Haines/For The Boston Globe) Lifestyle Editor Shanahan 8.4.2583495509

Alan Dershowitz concedes: He didn’t realize ‘how emotionally people are invested in opposing Trump’

The former Harvard Law professor spoke to residents on Martha’s Vineyard about his controversial defense of President Trump and how he’s been met with unexpected blowback on the island.

FILE- In this Jan. 19, 2018, file photo, Olympic gold medalist Aly Raisman gives her victim impact statement in Lansing, Mich., during the fourth day of sentencing for former sports doctor Larry Nassar, who pled guilty to multiple counts of sexual assault. Raisman and dozens of other women who alleged they were sexually abused by Larry Nassar will receive the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at the ESPYS, ESPN announced Wednesday, May 16, 2018. (Dale G. Young/Detroit News via AP, File)


Aly Raisman graces cover of ESPN the Magazine’s ‘Heroes Issue’

The Needham native will also be honored at Wednesday’s ESPYs.

FILE- In this July, 21, 2017, file photo, New White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci speaks to members of the media in the Brady Press Briefing room of the White House in Washington. Short-lived White House communications director Scaramucci says if it were up to him, top adviser Steve Bannon would be gone from President Donald Trump's administration.


What do Cardi B, John Kerry, and ‘The Mooch’ all have in common?

The 2018 edition of the Forbes Under 30 Summit in Boston will have an eclectic cast of speakers.

FILE - In this Jan. 27, 2018 file photo, T.I. attends the Roc Nation pre-Grammy brunch in New York. Prosecutors this July charged rapper T.I. with simple assault, public drunkenness and disorderly conduct following an altercation outside his Atlanta area home in May 2018. News outlets report the charges stem from T.I.’s May 16 arrest outside of his gated community in Stockbridge.(Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)


Rapper T.I. charged with simple assault, other charges

Prosecutors this month charged rapper T.I. with simple assault, public drunkenness and disorderly conduct following an altercation outside his Atlanta area home in May.

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If ‘Jagged Little Pill’ goes to Broadway, this super fan will be there

The American Repertory Theater show closed Sunday and perhaps no one is sadder about that than Sol Kim Bentley.

This is an undated Thomas family photo of Celtics player Isaiah Thomas (left), sons James, 4, and Jaiden, 3, and fiancee Kayla Wallace. (Thomas family)


Isaiah Thomas and his wife, Kayla, are expecting another child

Just like Celtics forward Gordon Hayward and his wife, Robyn, they’re seeing pink.

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 17: Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex stand with Andrew Mlangeni, held alongside Nelson Mandela during the Rivonia Trial, as they are shown a Shakespeare book favoured by prisoners on Robben Island during a visit the Nelson Mandela Centenary Exhibition at Southbank Centre's Queen Elizabeth Hall on July 17, 2018 in London, England. The exhibition explores the life and times of Nelson Mandela and marks the centenary of his birth. (Photo by Arthur Edwards - WPA Pool/Getty Images)


Prince Harry, Meghan visit Nelson Mandela exhibition

Prince Harry and his wife Meghan have visited an exhibition in London charting the life of Nelson Mandela.

FILE - In this June 7, 2016 file photo, John Irving speaks at a book discussion for his novel


Novelist and New Hampshire native John Irving earns lifetime achievement award

Irving, 76, the author of “The World According to Garp,” “The Cider House Rules,” and “In One Person,’’ among others, has won the Richard C. Holbrooke Distinguished Achievement Award.

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Lin-Manuel Miranda attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images)

‘Hamilton’ creator will release book with MIT doctoral candidate

Get ready for more art — and motivation — from Lin-Manuel Miranda this fall.

17namesanchorbabies - NBC10 Boston co-anchors Melody Mendez and Audrey Asistio. (NBC10 Boston)


The developing story at NBC10 Boston is babies

A trio of anchors are all due in September.

FILE - In this Jan. 25, 2018 file photo, Cardi B attends the Warner Music Group pre-Grammy party in New York. MTV announced Monday, July 16, that the rapper received ten nominations at this year’s MTV Video Music Award, which returns to New York City’s Radio City Music Hall on Aug. 20. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)


Cardi B leads MTV VMA nods with 10, Beyoncé and Jay-Z nab 8

The year of Cardi B continues — this time with a slew of MTV Video Music Award nominations.

US singer Madonna speaks to the press at a news conference in Blantyre, Malawi, Monday, July 16, 2018. Madonna has adopted four Malawian children, is in the country to celebrate the first anniversary of the Mercy James Centre for Pediatric Surgery and Intensive Care, named after one of her adopted daughters. (AP Photo/Thoko Chikondi)


Madonna, back in Malawi, now considering soccer academy

Madonna has returned to Malawi to celebrate the first anniversary of a medical facility named after one of the four children she adopted from this southern African country.

James Taylor performed “Shed a Little Light” in London’s Hyde Park Sunday.


James Taylor sheds a little light for 60,000 at London show

The singer dedicated one of his classic songs to Martin Luther King Jr. after a comment about President Trump.

Kate Upton and Justin Verlander at a February banquet in New York.


Kate Upton, Justin Verlander expecting their first child

The supermodel announced the pregnancy on Instagram in a post with the hashtag “pregnant in Miami.”

Natarajan Alagappan (center) on “The Gong Show” with Mike Myers (as Tommy Maitland).


Boston man brings ‘The Last Living Mannequin’ to ‘The Gong Show’

Natarajan Alagappan is slated to appear on the second season’s fifth episode, which premieres July 19.

Alexis Ohanian at the Wimbledon women’s final, in which his wife, Serena Williams, lost to Angelique Kerber.


Serena Williams’s husband posts emotional tribute to Wimbledon runner-up

“She’s just getting started. And I couldn’t be more proud,” Alexis Ohanian wrote on Instagram.

15namesPuth -- Singer-songwriter Charlie Puth at Berklee College of Music on July 12. (Marc Moran for Spotify)

Berklee alum Charlie Puth returned to the school for a private show

The performer gave words of encouragement to the assembled students in between songs.

names -- 23 East 22nd Street, Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen's apartment. (Handout)

Report: Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen just sold their N.Y. home

The couple had slashed the asking price for their 3,310-square-foot home at One Madison.

Alex Cheung got on what he thought was a ferry to Provincetown on Thursday. But it was actually a boat to Long Island and Camp Harbor View. Luckily, the camp’s founder, Jack Connors, was on the boat, and bought Cheung a plane ticket to P-town because of the mix up.


He got on the wrong boat to Provincetown, so Jack Connors bought him a plane ticket

Alex Cheung was planning to meet friends in Provincetown — so he hopped on a large ferry called the “Provincetown II.” But it wasn’t going to P-town.

Ron Campbell helped animate 12 collective minutes of the 87-minute “Yellow Submarine.”

Animator: ‘Yellow Submarine’ captures essence of an era

Animator Ron Campbell discusses the iconic Beatles film 50 years later.

Former New England Patriots tight end Martellus Bennett.


Former Patriots tight end Martellus Bennett is back in uniform — on the basketball court

Martellus Bennett made waves on Twitter Thursday when he posted a video of himself scoring baskets during a game in the Los Angeles-based Drew League.

Bob Iger, chairman and chief executive officer of The Walt Disney Company, and his wife journalist Willow Bay attended the annual Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference, on Thursday.

Robert Kraft, Shari Redstone among the moguls in Sun Valley for ‘billionaire summer camp’

The private jets have begun clogging the jetways in Sun Valley, Idaho, which can only mean one thing: “Billionaire summer camp” has begun. 

names - Celtics center Al Horford and his wife, former Miss Universe Amelia Vega, at the Celtics season-opening gala. (Handout)


Al Horford, Amelia Vega welcome newborn daughter

There’s a new addition to the Horford family.

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Aaron Hernandez story to be subject of first-ever Globe Spotlight podcast

The saga of the former Patriots player, who was convicted of murder and later committed suicide in his prison cell, will be the subject of a podcast produced by The Boston Globe and Wondery.

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 26: Kyrie Irving attends the

3 Boston athletes were named to Sports Illustrated’s most fashionable list

The complete list of honorees is made up of 13 women and 37 men.

Frankie Shaw as Bridgette and Alexandra/Anna Reimer as Larry in

Get ready to see more from ‘SMILF’ star Frankie Shaw

The Boston native signed an overall deal with ABC Signature Studios to produce more projects.

Kylie Jenner arrives for the 2018 Met Gala on May 7, 2018, at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. The Gala raises money for the Metropolitan Museum of Artââ¬â¢s Costume Institute. The Gala's 2018 theme is ââ¬ÅHeavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination.ââ¬ï¿½ / AFP PHOTO / Angela WEISSANGELA WEISS/AFP/Getty Images

Kylie Jenner is apparently worth nearly three times that of sister Kim Kardashian West

The youngest in the cadre of Kardashian and Jenner sisters has quietly been amassing a fortune with Kylie Cosmetics, and is estimated to be worth $900 million, according to Forbes.

Alan Dershowitz on the front porch of the Chilmark General Store on Martha's Vineyard last week.


Alan Dershowitz plans event to answer critics on Martha’s Vineyard

The former Harvard Law professor wants to talk about his opposition to the special counsel investigating President Trump.

Whitney Houston’s mom expresses ‘shock’ over abuse claims

Whitney Houston’s mother says allegations that her superstar daughter and her son were molested by her niece are “unfathomable.”

FILE - In this Sept. 9, 2017, file photo, executive producer LeBron James attends a premiere for


Despite tweet, LeBron James a no-show at pizza party celebrating LA arrival

Hundreds of fans hoping to see the new Los Angeles Laker star on Tuesday had to make do with free pizza instead.


CommonWealth magazine will end its print edition, focus on digital

Editor Bruce Mohl said in a note to readers that the end of the print edition does not signal a change in the stories reporters cover.

Ben Affleck, a cast member in


Ben Affleck joins Anne Hathaway and Willem Dafoe in Netflix political thriller

The Cambridge native joins the cast of “The Last Thing He Wanted,” a political thriller from “Mudbound” director Dee Rees.

FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2016 file photo, Harrison Ford arrives at the 73rd annual Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif. The Walt Disney Co. on Tuesday announced that the planned fifth installment in the “Indiana Jones” franchise will be released in July 2021 instead of July 2020. The film was originally scheduled for release in the summer of 2019. Steven Spielberg is set to direct the latest film, with Ford also reprising his role. Ford will turn 79 years old in July 2021. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)


Release of 5th ‘Indiana Jones’ movie pushed to 2021

Indiana Jones won’t be swinging back into movie theaters until at least 2021.

New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski catches the ball during an NFL football minicamp practice, Tuesday, June 5, 2018, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Is that a shark in the water? Yes, and also Rob Gronkowski

The Patriots tight end will appear on Discovery Channel’s “Shark Week.”

Attorney and law professor Alan Dershowitz discusses allegations of sex with an underage girl levelled against him, during an interview at his home in Miami Beach January 5, 2015. Buckingham Palace denied on Friday allegations made in Florida court documents by a woman, who said she was forced as a minor by financier Jeffrey Epstein to have sex with several people, including Prince Andrew, the second son of Queen Elizabeth. Another of those named by the woman, Dershowitz, said he has assembled a team of

Alan Dershowitz jabs at Elizabeth Warren, dishes on Vineyard drama on ‘The View’

The Harvard Law professor emeritus has taken some heat for his defense of President Trump.

BOSTON, MA - MAY 27: Gordon Hayward #20 of the Boston Celtics attends Game Seven of the 2018 NBA Eastern Conference Finals between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Boston Celtics at TD Garden on May 27, 2018 in Boston, Massachusetts. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Adam Glanzman/Getty Images)


Gordon Hayward and his wife, Robyn, are expecting another child

“Three babies in three and half years has me thinking we’re crazy,” Robyn joked on Instagram.

(FILES) In this file photo taken on June 07, 2018 US actor George Clooney attends the 46th American Film Institute Life Achievement Award Gala at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. YouTube Premium webcast has commissioned a dark humor comedy that will be co-produced by George Clooney and Kirsten Dunst, who will also be the lead performer, according to the specialized media on June 25, 2018 / AFP PHOTO / VALERIE MACONVALERIE MACON/AFP/Getty Images


George Clooney released after motorcycle crash in Italy

Actor George Clooney was taken to the hospital in Sardinia and released after being involved in an accident while riding his motorcycle, hospital officials said.

This combination photo shows singer Justin Bieber at the Cannes festival palace in Cannes, southeastern France on Nov. 7, 2015, left, and model Hailey Baldwin at the Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas on May 20, 2018. Bieber, 24, and Baldwin, 21, are engaged after a month of dating. Bieber confirmed the engagement in an Instagram post Monday, July 9, 2018, that included a photo of Baldwin kissing him. He promises in the post to put Baldwin first and calls her the love of his life. (AP Photo)

Justin Bieber confirms engagement to Hailey Baldwin in Instagram post

Justin Bieber and 21-year-old model Hailey Baldwin are engaged after a month of dating.


Robin Wright opens up about ‘House of Cards’ costar Kevin Spacey: ‘I didn’t know the man’

The actress, the marquee player on the series following Spacey’s scandal-riddled ouster last fall, is finally speaking out about him.

Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, carried Prince Louis as they arrived for his christening service at the Chapel Royal, St James's Palace, London on Monday.


William and Kate’s third child, Prince Louis, christened

The service was attended by guests including Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, and newlyweds Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex.

Kyrie Irving


Another Kyrie Irving biography is on the way

We may be about to find out why the Celtics guard thinks the Earth is flat. Or maybe not.

Former Olympic gymnast Alicia Sacramone Quinn and ex-NFL QB husband welcome second child

The Winchester-raised Olympic medalist gave birth on Friday.


Robert Kennedy III marries former CIA officer Amaryllis Fox at Cape Cod family compound

The two got hitched over the weekend.

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., addresses an audience at Belkin Family Lookout Farm during a town hall event, Sunday, July 8, 2018, in Natick, Mass. Warren is hosting the town hall and cookout following an Independence Day trip to visit U.S. troops in Iraq and Kuwait. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)


Elizabeth Warren reveals name of her new puppy — and who he’s named after

The senator ultimately decided against names such as “Persistence” and “Anthony Scarapoochie.”

CARDIFF, WALES - JUNE 06: Jay-Z and Beyonce Knowles perform on stage during the


Beyoncé, Jay-Z to headline Africa festival honoring Mandela

The Dec. 2 concert in Johannesburg is part of events marking the 100th anniversary of the birth of the anti-apartheid leader.


‘Ant-Man and the Wasp’ buzzes to $76 million debut

Despite its heroes’ diminutive size, the Paul Rudd-Evangeline Lilly vehicle opened with typical Marvel might at the box office.

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Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin are engaged

He and model Hailey Baldwin have been going steady for all of about a month.

Abou Traore performed one of the acrobatic acts in Cirque du Soleil’s “Luzia: A Walking Dream of Mexico” Saturday.


A glimpse of Cirque du Soleil in Downtown Crossing

Two performers presented a five-minute showcase of just one of the 14 acrobatic acts in “Luzia: A Walking Dream of Mexico,” which is at Suffolk Downs through Aug. 12.

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Moving trucks spotted outside Ben Affleck’s home

The actor reportedly bought a sprawling new pad in Los Angeles last spring.

Vocalist Steven Tyler (L) and guitarist Joe Perry of Aerosmith perform during their


Aerosmith’s most popular song was inspired by . . . Barbra Streisand?

The band’s only song to ever hit No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart has a surprising origin story.