Embattled Medford housing chief is resigning

Robert Covelle’s exit occurs one year after state officials first investigated allegations of widespread favoritism in hiring and contracting under his leadership.

Former wife of Robert F. Kennedy Jr. found dead

Mary Kennedy, the estranged and troubled former wife of Robert F. Kennedy Jr., was found dead at her home outside New York City. The cause of death was not immediately known.

Implant translates brain signals into movement

A team led by Rhode Island scientists revealed that two patients had been able to use their minds to control a robotic hand.

Curt Schilling

Schilling asks R.I. for more money

Curt Schilling met today with Rhode Island officials concerned about the state’s $75 million investment in his company.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2012/05/16/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/wiggs_mit_5met--90x90.jpg L. Rafael Reif named MIT president

Reif, the school’s provost, takes over from Susan Hockfield, who announced three months ago that she would step down.

Rajon Rondo got between Andre Iguodal (9) and Evan Turner on his way to two points in the first half. Rondo finished with 23 points.

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Game 3: Celtics 107, 76ers 91

Celtics run away from 76ers

The Celtics pulled away in the second quarter and increased their lead in the third to take a 2-1 playoff series edge.

Andrew Taylor with College Fashionista founder Amy Levin (left) and style blogger Shayna Straus at a clinic.

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12 tips for looking professional at a job interview

Do you have a job interview coming up? Or do you just want to rev up your 9-to-5 wardrobe? Check out Ann Taylor’s dos and don’ts — and follow them.

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Meet some of Boston’s top fashion graduates

Amid all the cutting and sewing, we found some of the best work from this year’s crop of graduates.

Clay Buchholz gave up two runs on six hits in five innings, and took the loss.

Rays 2, Red Sox 1

Red Sox don’t have enough against the Rays

The Red Sox snapped a five-game win streak, and opened an eight-game roadtrip, with a close loss to the division-rival Rays.


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