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Benghazi review finds systematic security faults

An independent review board presented to Congress a classified report on the attack in Libya that killed a US ambassador and three other Americans.

Families of the victims of the Mattapan murders reacted after Dwayne Moore was sentenced to life in prison without parole on Tuesday.

Moore gets life without parole in Mattapan killings

Dwayne Moore was sentenced to life in prison without parole after relatives of the victims in the 2010 murders gave statements.

Mourners gathered for the wake of shooting victim Charlotte Helen Bacon, 6, in Newtown, Conn.

NRA responds after Newtown shootings

The National Rifle Association broke its silence, saying it was “prepared to offer meaningful contributions to help make sure this never happens again.”

// Boehner to pursue bill to avert tax hikes

House Speaker John Boehner said his ‘‘plan B’’ would cancel tax increases on everyone earning $1 million or less.

Celtics forward Jeff Green fouled Bulls forward Luol Deng.

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Celtics are embarrassed in Chicago

Despite Rajon Rondo’s season-high 26 points, the Celtics looked lethargic and uninterested, and did not play consistent defense.

Ariel’s Restaurant, in an 1800s farmhouse, is run by chef Lee Duberman and her husband and sommelier, Richard Fink.

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New tastes in an old Vermont setting

At Ariel’s Restaurant in Brookfield, Vt., chef Lee Duberman and her husband and sommelier Richard Fink cook according to the seasons and what their purveyors are growing.

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// A family tradition: 600 anolini for Christmas

Al Botti and his niece make the Italian specialty each year, with half-moons of pasta filled with breadcrumbs and Parmigiano-Reggiano, served in a homemade broth.

Tony Van Der Meer lives along Hendry Street, which has regressed after a few years of seemingly better days.

68 Blocks: Life, Death, Hope | Part 3

Time to celebrate and to worry

On Hendry Street, a new sense of stability is unraveling. On Norton, a gang target plans a peace festival, which police fear will only draw trouble. Nothing is easy in Bowdoin-Geneva, but no one is giving in.


Growing up in Bowdoin-Geneva

The Globe handed out video cameras to young people in Bowdoin-Geneva, and asked them to talk about life in their neighborhood.


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Despite a hectic schedule since he arrived, athletic director Brad Bates has found the time to focus on all of BC’s teams.

Brad Bates jumping right in at BC

The new athletic director is taking an aggressive schedule as he begins putting his own stamp on the program, including the rebuilding of the football team.


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