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Greig is sentenced for role in helping Bulger

A federal judge sentenced Catherine Greig to eight years for aiding “someone accused of the most serious crimes imaginable.”


The Big Story: Catherine Greig is sentenced

The girlfriend of James "Whitey" Bulger was sentenced for helping him during his years on the run.

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The mauling of a moll

Catherine Greig was roundly criticized by family members of victims of Whitey Bulger but was in no mood to apologize and is still standing by her man, writes Kevin Cullen.

Clay Buchholz threw seven innings, giving up one run on five hits and helping Boston break a four-game losing streak.

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Red Sox win on Buchholz pitching gem

Clay Buchholz threw seven innings of one-run ball against the Marlins, helping the Red Sox snap a four-game losing streak.

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Greek yogurt, with its creamy and luxurious texture and milder flavor, is converting yogurt naysayers to yogurt lovers.

University of Massachusetts graduates celebrate  at commencement ceremonies in May.

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Opinion | The Podium

Why UMass needs a fee hike

UMass President Robert L. Caret lays out the reasons why the school is raising student fees by 4.9 percent.

Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett, and Ray Allen, left to right, may have played their final game together for the Celtics.

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Extending Big Three’s run isn’t Celtics’ answer

The Celtics need to develop a plan that can get them past the Miami Heat in the future, because the Pierce-Garnett-Allen trio has proven it can’t.

Is it time for Red Sox owner John Henry to consider breaking up his roster?


Is it time for Red Sox to break up this roster?

With the team mired under .500, hard decisions, which could include trading away key players such as Dustin Pedroia, must be made.


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US: Russia sending Syria attack helicopters

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said that Russia is sending the helicopters to President Bashar Assad’s regime and warned the conflict there could become even deadlier.


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Insights on being a father with Gregory Slayton

Slayton, a former Fulbright scholar to Asia and Silicon Valley venture capitalist, has just published a book called “Be a Better Dad Today!”

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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.