Workers not charged in Fall River pool death

The Bristol district attorney said he would continue to press the case in the death of woman this summer at a city pool.

Stocks plunge amid European turmoil

The Dow fell 389 points as Italy’s borrowing costs rose to a record high and a newspaper reported that Germany may be seeking a way for some countries to stop using the euro.

Devens company seeks $1.2b from Chinese firm

American Superconductor Corp. is seeking damages from a Chinese wind turbine maker accused of stealing its technology.

Pressley credits aggressive ground game for victory

Ayanna Pressley, the top vote getter in the at-large City Council race yesterday, bristled this morning at any suggestion that her victory was a fluke.

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Travel | A Tank Away: Amherst

Amherst makes a great getaway destination

Rich in history and scenic beauty, Amherst is more than just a college town. The area draws retirees, artists, historians, and those who value life’s simple pleasures.

For AM stations, future may be on FM

WEEI 850’s decision to broadcast on FM as well as AM reflects a growing migration among talk and sports stations around the country. Retiring Joe Paterno: ‘I wish I had done more’

The Penn State coach will step down after this season, saying he is “absolutely devastated” by the sex abuse allegations against his former assistant.


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People walked by a car on display at Toyota's Tokyo, Japan, headquarters.

Toyota recalls 550,000 cars for steering issue

Toyota Motor Corp. said today it is recalling about 550,000 vehicles worldwide — mostly in the United States — for problems that could make it harder to steer.

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Chad Ochocinco has struggled to develop rapport with Patriots quarterback Tom Brady.

Haynesworth a lost cause — but Chad Ochocinco isn’t

The Patriots waived Albert Haynesworth because his deplorable effort left Bill Belichick with no other choice, but there’s still hope for the struggling Ochocinco.

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Top Places to Work - 2011

The Globe’s 2011 Top Places to Work survey ranks 100 of the best workplaces in Massachusetts.