3 Secret Service employees out amid scandal

In the wake of a prostitution scandal in Colombia, three Secret Service employees have left the agency and eight are on leave.

Dick Clark attended the 37th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards at the Las Vegas Hilton in 2010. Clark has died of a heart attack at age 82.

Dick Clark, legendary TV host, dies at 82

The longtime host of “American Bandstand,” whose shrewd business sense earned him millions as an entertainment mogul, has died.

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Hundreds of officers, including some from Massachusetts, attended a wake for Michael Maloney, the police chief of Greenland, N.H., who was killed last week.

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In what was billed as a “prebuttal” to President Obama’s Democratic National Convention speech this summer, Mitt Romney cast the incumbent as incapable of fulfilling the promises of 2008.

Panetta apologizes for photos with corpses

The White House and the Pentagon voiced regrets for photos that reportedly show US troops posing with the bodies of dead insurgents in Afghanistan.

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Cloud computing in the real world

Several services offer cloud-based storage options, and the addition of Google's Drive will expand the field.


Tech Lab: Your cloud storage options

The Globe’s Hiawatha Bray reviews the expanding array of services that offer cloud storage.

Neill Byrnes, 42, of Hingham, a Stephen Tyler impersonator, poses for a portrait before performing with his band Draw the Line at Maddie's Lounge in Saugus.

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Dude looks like ... Steven Tyler

For Neill Byrnes, frontman of Aerosmith tribute band Draw the Line, imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.

Paul Pierce drove past Magic guard Jason Richardson in the first quarter at TD Garden.

Boston 102, Orlando 98

Celtics earn at least a tie for Atlantic title

Paul Pierce had 29 points and the Celtics clinched at least a tie for the Atlantic Division title as they held off a late charge by the Orlando Magic.

Red Sox starter Josh Beckett waited for a new ball after a two-run home run by Mike Napoli, left, in the fourth inning.

Texas 6, Boston 3

Red Sox come up short against Rangers

The Rangers completed a two-game sweep against the Red Sox despite a home run by Kevin Youkilis and seven solid innings by Josh Beckett.

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The former Red Sox manager, who earlier this month said he would not attend the 100th anniversary celebration of Fenway Park on Friday, now says he will be there.


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Fewer expected to attend biotech meeting in Boston

About 15,500 people will attend the Biotechnology Industry Organization's convention, significantly fewer than the last time the event was held here.

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If approved, the deal would be the largest mass settlement of claims over formaldehyde levels in FEMA trailers to date.

Trailer makers OK $14.8m Katrina victims’ deal

Twenty-one trailer manufacturers agreed to pay a combined $14.8 million to settle claims that the units they offered after Hurricane Katrina produced hazardous fumes.


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Pat Summitt’s final game as Tennessee coach was a loss to Baylor in the NCAA tournament last month.

Pat Summitt steps aside as Tennessee coach

The Hall of Famer, 59, an eight-time women’s basketball champion who has early onset Alzheimer’s, will remain involved as the team’s “head coach emeritus.”

Food & dining

At Brasserie Jo, chef Nicholas Calias makes tarte flambée.

Alsatian pizza, once made from scraps, is simple to make at home

Tarte flambée, says celebrated chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten, who was raised on it in Alsace, was conceived out of thrift, to use up dough after bakers had finished making the day’s bread.