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FAA rules Cape Wind project poses no hazard to planes

The move clears what is likely the last regulatory hurdle for the proposed 130-turbine wind farm off Cape Cod.

25-year-old man stabbed near Dudley Station has died

A 25-year-old man has died after being stabbed this afternoon near 65 Warren St. in Roxbury, Boston police said.

Players didn’t seek to oust manager, John Henry says

The Red Sox owner denied a report that players asked him to replace Bobby Valentine, and he also reiterated his support for the manager.

Obama leads Romney among voters not likely to vote

These voters represent 44 percent of the electorate and back President Obama 2 to 1 over Mitt Romney, but they say they probably won’t cast ballots this fall, according to a poll.

Officials confirm state’s first West Nile infection of the year

A Middlesex County man was diagnosed with West Nile last month and remains hospitalized, but is recovering, officials said.

Aly Raisman of Needham arrived home from the games, after a stop yesterday in New York, at Logan Airport this afternoon.

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Needham’s Aly Raisman returns to Mass.

Raisman, the Olympic gold-medal winning gymnast, was met by family members, fans, and members of the media at Logan Airport.

Janet Iraola dressed her 2-year-old son, Davian, at home in South Boston. She achieved some goals with the aid of Crittenton Women’s Union.

Nonprofits quantify their success

Organizations that previously relied on instinct are gathering more data to improve their programs — and prove their worth.

Derrick Adams's “Four in One (The Same League),’’ currently at Mills Gallery, Boston Center for the Arts.


Off-the-wall social expectations

Derrick Adams, on view now at the Boston Center for the Arts, is deft at deploying iconic symbols from American culture to unravel old saws about who we are and what we’re after.

Globe Insiders | To Grammar’s House

Making our mark

Discussions about punctuation needn’t be dull affairs. Consider these breathtaking scenes.

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A X-51A WaveRider hypersonic flight test vehicle is pictured in this July 17, 2009, file photo.

Unmanned US military hypersonic craft crashes

The Pentagon has been testing hypersonic technologies, like the aircraft that crashed Tuesday, in hopes of delivering strikes around the globe within minutes.


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Music Review

Bruce Springsteen was joined by Steven Van Zandt Tuesday night in concert at Fenway Park. He plays at Fenway again Wednesday night.

Springsteen show is an instant Fenway classic

Bruce Springsteen’s performance was a combination of old-school showmanship and heartfelt connection with the audience.