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Commerce secretary to take leave of absence

Commerce Secretary John Bryson said he will take a medical leave of absence after suffering a seizure in connection with a succession of traffic accidents in the Los Angeles area.

Warren accepts offer from Victoria Kennedy for debate

Elizabeth Warren agreed to a September debate that is being organized by the widow of Edward M. Kennedy. Scott Brown’s campaign said he is considering the request.

Family wealth has plunged, Fed says

Median net worth dropped almost 40 percent from 2007 to 2010, reflecting a decline in real estate equity and income, a Federal Reserve study shows.

// Developer pitches new design for Filene’s site

The proposal would feature a 606-foot glass skyscraper with 500 residences at the former Filene’s department store in Boston.

State Street Corp. plans to build an 11-story office building at the Channel Center complex off A Street in South Boston.

State Street to get tax break for waterfront office

Boston officials will give the financial firm $11.5 million in tax cuts to construct a new office building on the South Boston waterfront.

Betsy Myers, right, director of Bentley University’s Center for Women and Business, and Bentley student Maggy Reynolds.

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Betsy Myers aims to see more women in corner offices

The former official with Barack Obama’s presidential campaign and the Clinton White House is the founding director of Bentley University’s Center for Women and Business.

Miami’s Giancarlo Stanton (27) is greeted by teammate Chris Coghlan after Stanton scored on a base hit by Gaby Sanchez in the first inning as Josh Beckett looks on.

Marlins 4, Red Sox 1

Red Sox are burned in Miami

The Red Sox managed only five hits against the Marlins for their seventh loss in eight games.

Los Angeles Kings players celebrated on the bench as they defeated the New Jersey Devils for their first NHL title.

NHL finals: kings 6, devils 1

Kings win their first title

The Los Angeles Kings became the first eighth-seeded playoff team to win the Stanley Cup, defeating the New Jersey Devils in six games.

On basketball

Celtics not guaranteed to break up Big Three

The future of the Kevin Garnett-Ray Allen-Paul Pierce era is uncertain. But it’s no sure thing they won’t return.

// New England’s newest casino opens in Maine

The Oxford Casino, built on former farmland, opened early this month, two years after voters narrowly approved it in a statewide referendum.


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Rajon Rondo was the only Celtic able to score in the final 6:10 of Game 7. During that time, the score was Miami 13, Rondo 4.

Celtics’ Rajon Rondo defiant after loss to Heat

Rondo, who had his fourth triple-double of the playoffs in Boston’s Game 7 loss, felt the Celtics’ downfall was the result of simply missing shots they normally make.

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3 killed, 3 injured in shooting near Auburn campus

Investigators were searching for a gunman who killed three people — including two former Auburn University football players — and wounded three others.

Health and wellness

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How to rewire your brain to be more optimistic

A new book, “Rainy Brain, Sunny Brain,” redefines what optimism is. Try the following four measures to alter your outlook on life.

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Head to head

Can Boston compete with Silicon Valley?

Shawn Harris of and Niraj Shah of Wayfair, who have been building businesses in the region for more than a decade, talk about running start-ups.