Questions raised about Tierney’s disclosures

At issue is whether John F. Tierney should have disclosed more than $200,000 his wife received while managing a bank account that held money from a brother’s illegal gambling business.

Police directed traffic outside the Comcast Center in Mansfield Friday.

Arrests, deaths show Mansfield overtaxed by Comcast Center events

A week after two men died from overdoses at an all-day rave at the Comcast Center, police arrested 35 people at a hip-hop show Wednesday night, mostly for underage drinking.

Hiring jumps in July, alleviating recession fears

US employers added the most jobs in five months, cheering economists and markets and exceeding expectations.

Few of Rhod Sharp’s legion of late-night BBC radio fans know that he’s coming to them live — from Marblehead.

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The BBC, live from Marblehead

Scotland-born Rhod Sharp hosts BBC Radio’s ‘Up All Night’ news show for an estimated 1 million UK listeners, few of whom realize he’s broadcasting from the North Shore.

Josephine Adjei used an umbrella to protect herself from the sun.

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Parasols become trendy

As the season wears on, it’s not uncommon to see sun-conscious women — and it is mostly women — shading themselves under the suddenly stylish umbrellas.

Michael Phelps was king of the pool again after winning the 100-meter butterfly on his last lap in an individual event. It was his 17th career gold medal.

Phelps wins 100 butterfly with stunning comeback

Michael Phelps came from seventh place at the turn to win the Olympic 100-meter butterfly, bringing his golden total to 17 with one more likely in Saturday’s 4 x 100 medley relay.

Oscar Pistorius of South Africa runs on carbon-fiber prostheses.

Oscar Pistorius will make history, no matter the outcome

On Saturday, the South African will make his Olympic debut, achieving a historic milestone for disabled athletes everywhere as the first double amputee in the Games.

Roger Federer put in a long workday, taking more than four hours to eliminate Argentina’s Juan Martin del Potro.

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Federer wins an Olympic classic at Wimbledon

All other plans were forgotten when Bob Ryan found himself swept up in Roger Federer’s extraordinary, exhausting quest to get into Sunday’s gold medal match.

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Bryan Krastins led Drs. Mildred Nawiri and Steven Runo on a Thermo Fisher tour

Nonprofit finds resources for researchers in developing countries

Founded in 2003, Boston’s Seeding Labs sends used equipment to laboratories in parts of the world where such gear, taken for granted in developed nations, is scarce.

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Farrell as Doug Quaid with Jessica Biel as his freedom-fighter girlfriend.

Total mind games

This remake of “Total Recall,” the 1990 science-fiction movie, has excellent production design and starts well before it works its way toward average.