Brunei’s harsh new legal code at odds with US goals

The small country’s draconian system of legal punishment has put Secretary of State John Kerry on the defensive.

// After overdose, a new struggle begins for Taunton man

Cory Palazzi, who survived a heroin overdose, said he feels that his efforts to regain function have “reached a plateau.”

// Stored Rockwell painting to be auctioned

After a Norman Rockwell painting sold for $46 million, Gardner city officials decided to tell their secret.

Maria Podolskaya (left) was charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon in Framingham District Court against Noreen Carson of Newton. Podolskaya, 23, allegedly attacked Carson, 50, during a confrontation Wednesday.

Walking rivalry turns into doggone brouhaha

One dog walker says a rival grabbed her by the hair, punched her, and clinched her with the kind of holds rarely seen outside the Ultimate Fighting octagon.

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// Mothers being wooed to restart careers

So many women have left corporate America to raise a family that the female brain drain can no longer be ignored.

Video: Bruins 1, Canadiens 0

Matt Fraser found a willing celebratory dance partner in Johnny Boychuk after Fraser ended Game 4 just 1:19 into overtime by giving the Bruins a 1-0 win in Montreal.


After a late call-up, Matt Fraser stepped up

How does an epic series produce a Game 4 hero who was still in the minors a day before his magic moment?

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// Patriots select Dominique Easley at No. 29

With their first pick, 29th overall, the Patriots selected the Florida defensive end.

// Gaming chief steps away from casino debate

Stephen Crosby said his participation in the fight for the Boston-area license has “become a distraction.”


A requiem for Tim Cook, who was a warrior

“Tim spent his whole life taking care of people,” his father said, “and when he needed help, it wasn’t there for him.”


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Bruins 1, Canadiens 0 (OT)

Matt Fraser reacted after scoring the winning goal for the Bruins in Game 4.

Bruins tie series again with Game 4 win

The Bruins were able to take a 1-0 win in overtime, tying their playoff series against the Canadiens at two games apiece.