THE SHORT LIST

Marijuana activists celebrated outside the Mass. State House on Dec. 15, 2016, the first day pot became legal in the Bay State. Here, Ellen Brown holds a handful of pot.
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A person wearing a Confederate flag jacket, outside Easthampton High School on May 3, 2017.
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UMass Amherst denied Kalsang Nangpa's request to carry the Tibetan flag during a special part of the university's commencement ceremony.
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The Franklin County House of Correction in Greenfield, Mass.
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A timber rattlesnake in Berkshire County, Masachusetts.
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Our panel of journalists looks at the big stories in the news.

What made The Short List this week?