Cahill indicted on corruption charges

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The indictment alleges former state treasurer Timothy P. Cahill used $1.65 million in taxpayer-funded state lottery advertising to boost his floundering 2010 gubernatorial bid.

Members of a police SWAT team responded to a shooting incident at a private Christian university in Oakland, Calif., today.

Seven dead in Oakland university shooting

A gunman opened fire at a Christian university, killing at least seven people and wounding three, law enforcement officials said.

Google finalizes deal on Kendall Square expansion

The company will create an 800-employee “urban campus” that will become the search giant’s fourth largest location in the US.

Teacher contract impasse costs Boston $9.4m grant

The city lost out on a federal grant for teacher bonuses because the School Department and teachers union failed to reach an agreement.

Face transplant recipient details ‘amazing journey’

Since his transplant surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital last March, Dallas Wiens has steadily gained feeling and movement in his cheeks, mouth, nose, and forehead.


A new face, new life for transplant patient

A year after receiving a full face transplant at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Dallas Wiens says he can smile, and feel his daughter's kisses.

Red Sox closer Andrew Bailey, shown here in a March 12 spring training game, may need surgery on his right thumb.

Red Sox closer Bailey may need surgery

Andrew Bailey, closer for the Red Sox, will have his right thumb examined Tuesday in Cleveland and may need surgery, baseball sources said.

Kansas coach Bill Self will lead his team against Kentucky on Monday night.

Bob Ryan | Championship game, 9 p.m., Channel 4

Kansas vs. Kentucky is a battle of elites

The 74th championship game in NCAA Tournament history is a matchup between its most ultra-establishment teams.

Among the acts at this year’s Big Apple Circus are the Shandong Acrobatic Troupe.

Circus Review

Circus a magical ‘Dream’ come true

The beautifully integrated production of the Big Apple Circus pulls together terrific production values, especially the costume designs that reinforce the theme, “Dream Big.’’

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Daniel Bard threw on the side during a workout on Sunday.

Red Sox’ problems are piling up

Andrew Bailey may head to the DL and there’s uncertainty in the rotation. It’s a terrible way for the team to start the season.


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Gotye finds strength in numbers

Opting to be a part of a band, Wouter de Backer's Gotye sounded like a unit perfectly in synch with itself at the House of Blues.

Health and wellness

G Force

Dr. Omar Sultan Haque

He aims to humanize health care

Dr. Omar Sultan Haque wrote a piece with Adam Waytz in the current issue of Perspectives on Psychological Science about the dehumanization of medicine.