Trove of evidence offers deeper look into Bulger case

A shelf in James “Whitey” Bulger’s apartment was full of books about gangsters and crime, something federal prosecutors say Bulger specialized in himself.

Victim count soars in Chelsea man’s alleged $1m fraud

The investigation is widening into Gary Martel, accused this week of stealing as much as $1 million from more than 40 investors.

38 Studios points finger at R.I.

The bankrupt video game maker claimed it had a “fully negotiated deal and agreement” to receive more funding, but the state refused to honor the deal.

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// Deeply divided, Egyptians head to polls again

Voters entered the latest round of presidential elections in an atmosphere of suspicion, resignation, and worry.

UN observers in Syria suspend activities

The chief of UN observers said the bloodshed and violence is impeding their ability to carry out their mandate.

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Four-year old Tajj stands in his family’s rented 2-room apartment, what he and 10 other family members call home until President Bashar Assad’s regime falls.

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Syrians stream into Jordan fleeing violence

Two Northeastern journalism graduate students share stories of displaced Syrian refugees and what they have been through on their journey to Jordan.


The long, strange quest to detect plant consciousness

Charles Darwin and L. Ron Hubbard have something in common: they wanted to know what was going on between the leaves.


// 8 beautiful campgrounds in New England

Authors of the “Unofficial Guide to the Best RV Tent Campgrounds in the Northeast” offer a few of their top campground picks.


Stay-at-home dads are satisfied with their choice

A new survey of at-home fathers, released last week by the Boston College Center for Work and Family, turned up some amazing stories.


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Hostelling International’s $46 million facility on Stuart Street has a modern design and amenities not common to old-style hostels.

New hostel provides more affordable lodging in Hub

Hostelling International Boston’s spacious new $46 million facility on Stuart Street will charge $29-$59 a night for dorms and $89-$169 a night for private rooms.

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Suu Kyi credits Nobel with helping her through house arrest

Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi gave her Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech Saturday in Norway, more than 20 years after winning the award.