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Framingham firm’s owner pleads Fifth

New England Compounding Center co-owner Barry Cadden was sworn in at a congressional hearing, where he plead the Fifth.

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The owner of New England Compounding Center refused to testify at a congressional hearing on the meningitis outbreak, citing ongoing state and federal investigations.

// Petraeus to testify on Benghazi attacks, official says

The former head of the CIA is expected to testify tomorrow about the deadly US Consulate attacks.

Nancy Pelosi has told her party caucus she will remain as minority leader in the new session of Congress.

Pelosi to run again for House minority leader

Nancy Pelosi has told her party caucus she will run to keep her job as minority leader in the new session of Congress.

People look at a wreckage of the car in which Ahmed Jabari, head of the Hamas military wing in Gaza City, was killed Wednesday. The Israeli military said its assassination of the Hamas military commander marks the beginning of an operation against Gaza militants.

Israel airstrike kills Hamas military chief

Israeli said the assassination marks the ‘‘start of a broader operation” against Gaza militants.

Clockwise from top left, Senator John F. Kerry, Senator Scott Brown, US Representative Edward J. Markey, US Representative Michael E. Capuano, US Attorney Carmen Ortiz, and  US Representative Stephen F. Lynch.

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Many potential candidates if Mass. gets new Senate race

Candidates are scrambling to position themselves if President Obama appoints Senator Kerry to be his next secretary of state, or secretary of defense.

Senator John Kerry

Opinion | Scot Lehigh

Kerry should stay put

The nation remembers legendary senators, and if John Kerry stays in the Senate, he has an opportunity to join those ranks.

// A low-key return to D.C. for Warren

The senator-elect kept a low profile at the US Capitol, as she gets down to the business of building her staff.

Brian McGrory

A life filled up with love

With life seeming like one giant divide these days, here’s the story of one immigrant who has spent his time pumping gas and bringing people together.

Josh Johnson, whom the Red Sox coveted, will be pitching for Toronto.


Blue Jays’ megadeal puts Sox in early hole

The trade included pitcher Josh Johnson and All-Star shortstop Jose Reyes, two players the Red Sox were considering.


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Alfonzo Dennard and his teammates on defense took a few smacks in the chops from Stevie Johnson and the Bills.

Poor preparation for Bills hurt Patriots’ defense

A review of the coaches’ film shows that the Patriots were every bit as bad as their performance seemed to indicate (481 yards and 35 first downs allowed).

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