Senate panel votes to release report critical of CIA

The Senate intelligence committee has voted to declassify parts of a classified report that harshly criticizes CIA terror interrogations.

// Health Connector chief blames vendor for site woes

Speaking before a congressional oversight panel, Jean Yang blamed the failures of the Mass. insurance website on the recently-fired IT contractor.

David Mellor (right) and his crew always dig deep to keep the Fenway grass pristine. Stan Grossfeld/Globe Staff

Stan Grossfeld/Globe Staff

Bringing early spring to Fenway Park a big task

Despite a challenging winter and chilly spring, the field will be in midseason form, thanks to head groundskeeper David Mellor.

In West Roxbury, firefighters gather for Michael Kennedy

“When we think of all the people he’s influenced, we can be filled with hope,” Mayor Walsh said of Kennedy.

The procession moved slowly down Centre Street led by a drum and bagpipes corps from multiple departments.

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Scenes from the funeral for Firefighter Michael Kennedy

Kennedy was called a “good soul” and a “free-wheeling spirit’’ as he was mourned by his family, friends, and comrades.

Carlos Pizarro prepared the grave for Firefighter Michael R. Kennedy at Forest Hills Cemetery.

A sacred task to tend Fireman’s Lot

Fernando Rivera has been digging graves at this cemetery for 40 years, and he remembers every one.

David Letterman announced on his show today that he will retire in 2015.

David Letterman to retire from CBS in 2015

David Letterman is retiring from CBS in 2015, reports say. The late-night talk show host will reportedly make the announcement on tonight’s “The Late Show.”

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// Things get darker for ‘Captain America’

“Captain America: The Winter Soldier” is a hard-edged thrill ride that’s not for little kids.



// Domestic violence laws are not applied equally

The Jared Remy and Carlos Henriquez cases show how domestic violence charges can be treated differently.


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DJ Frankie Knuckles played at the Def Mix 20th Anniversary Weekender at Turnmills nightclub in London in 2007.

Boston DJs remember Frankie Knuckles

Known as “the Godfather of House Music,” the 59-year-old DJ and producer had an undeniable impact on the world of dance music, and popular music in general.


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Kerry Washington at the Screen Actors Guild Awards in January.

Television’s best and worst hidden pregnancies

Kerry Washington’s pregnancy on “Scandal” has remained better hidden than most. Here’s a look at some of the attempts to hide growing bumps.