New rule offers glimpse at how hedge funds work

Boston’s largest hedge funds control more than $130 billion in assets, with some of the top firms run by executives who used to manage Harvard’s endowment, according to analysis.

US, Afghanistan finalize strategic pact

The agreement sets forth guidelines for US involvement in Afghanistan as forces draw down, the two governments said.

Arrest made in stabbing death of 67-year-old woman

Timothy Kostka, 24, of South Boston, has been charged with stabbing Barbara Coyne in her Seventh Street home on April 16, Boston police said.

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Bruins 4, Capitals 3

Bruins beat Capitals in OT to force Game 7

Tyler Seguin scored at 3:17 of overtime to beat the Capitals 4-3 on Sunday, tying the first-round Eastern Conference playoff series at three games apiece.

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It’s time to stop romanticizing coyotes

 The coyotes can have conservation land, but draw the line at the corner of Lincoln and Summer streets in Boston, where a coyote was captured outside a Starbucks a few weeks ago.


Could hypnotherapy with ‘The Mad Russian’ cure my heartache?

Love Letters columnist Meredith Goldstein turned to hypnotherapy with “The Mad Russian” to get over a painful breakup.

Alpha Omega

Return of the Alpha Omega family

As creditors settle for pennies in the $30 million bankruptcy case against Alpha Omega, the former owners, the Handa family — at least the younger generation — are back in the United states, and once again selling luxury.

Hilltop yoga at Carmel Valley Ranch in the Santa Lucia Mountains south of San Francisco.

10 places where pleasure is the plug-in

Step away from the keyboard. Power down your phone. At the following destinations, getting unplugged has never been easier.


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MIT exhibit highlights climate change science

The new exhibit at the MIT Museum, “Rivers of Ice: Vanishing Glaciers of the Greater Himalaya,’’ contributes to the sometimes perplexing study of climate change.


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Kazuo Inamori, chairman emeritus of Japan Airlines

Human touch helped to save JAL

When Japan Airlines declared bankruptcy in 2010, the government called on renowned businessman Kazuo Inamori to turn around the beleaguered carrier.