World Bank pick draws praise, unsettles Dartmouth

The nomination of Dartmouth President Jim Yong Kim drew positive reaction from some, but also concern over his potentially brief tenure at the college.

3 indicted in ongoing Probation Department probe

The indictments of John J. O’Brien and two former top deputies are “just one step” in the ongoing investigation of rigged hiring practices, said US Attorney Carmen Ortiz.

President Barack Obama answers a reporter's question about the death of Trayvon Martin, Friday, March 23, 2012, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/ Haraz N. Ghanbari)

Obama, GOP candidates react to Fla. teen’s shooting

The case, which has rallied civil rights activists, involves an unarmed black teenager who was killed by a neighborhood watch volunteer in Sanford, Fla.

Shooting on Martha’s Vineyard leaves 1 dead, 1 wounded

Cynthia C. Bloomquist is recovering from a gunshot wound after a double shooting this morning involving her and her estranged husband.

Coyote captured in downtown Boston

The animal was seen on Interstate 93 before being captured near the corner of Lincoln and Summer streets.

Jude Buffum

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Does financial aid make college more expensive?

A new paper revives a controversial theory about the rising cost of a degree.

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Can’t write off the Jets with Tim Tebow

Tebow gives the Jets options. And he proved on the Broncos that he can have a positive effect on a team, on the field and off.

Editorial For families of Mattapan victims, justice has to wait for retrial

This is a terrible moment for the victims’ families and the Mattapan residents who lived near the crime scene.

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney addressed supporters during a

Mitt Romney names health advisory board

Romney ramped up his criticism of President Obama’s health care law as he announced five health care advisers.

Not so sleepy, Portland, Maine, is known for a buzzing dining scene, and notables include Fore Street and its lobster.

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4 budget vacation ideas in New England

Spring is the best season in New England for finding travel bargains, and these destinations offer hefty deals.

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Watch the video of this Globe Talk event, featuring local comedians Dave Russo, Anthony Scibelli, Tony V, Jimmy Tingle, and Lenny Clarke sharing stories about the Boston comedy scene. Laughs guaranteed. (Editor’s note: This video contains strong language.)

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