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.

Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley announced at a press conference Monday that former state Treasurer Timothy P. Cahill (not pictured) has been indicted.

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Cahill indicted on corruption charges

The indictment alleges former state treasurer Timothy P. Cahill used $1.65 million in lottery advertising money to aid his 2010 gubernatorial bid.

Wellesley to buy St. James the Great Church

Selectmen in Wellesley have signed an agreement to purchase the church, shuttered by the Archdiocese of Boston in 2004 and occupied since then by parishioners.

Humans used fire 1 million years ago, BU scientists say

The evidence found by Boston University researchers is older than previous indications of fire use by early humans, and could illuminate human development.

Kentucky players celebrated after defeating Kansas to win the NCAA men’s Division 1 championship in New Orleans.

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Kentucky rolls over Kansas

The Wildcats led by 14 points at the half and then held on against the Jayhawks to win their eighth national championship.

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Milton Academy grad rules prime-time TV

TV producer Betsy Beers couldn't be busier these days, between launching "Scandal" — her latest collaboration with Shonda Rhimes — and wrapping her local pilot "Gilded Lilys."

Face transplant

Face transplant recipient details ‘amazing journey’

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

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.


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R.I., US agencies split $500m in Google revenues

Rhode Island and local agencies will receive the bulk of the revenues that Google forfeited last year for accepting ads from online Canadian pharmacies.

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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.

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He aims to humanize health care

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