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Vegas mogul Steve Wynn pursuing Everett casino site

Wynn is investigating land for a possible casino in Everett after failing to persuade Foxborough to accept a lavish $1 billion gambling resort.

Despite state’s fiscal challenges, DeLeo approves raises

House Speaker Robert A. DeLeo’s office said the 3 percent raises for House employees were justified because workers had not seen an increase since September 2008.

// Menino released from hospital to rehab facility

Mayor Menino, who spent a month in a hospital with a variety of ailments, has type 2 diabetes, his doctor revealed Monday.

President Mohammed Morsi spoke outside the Presidential palace in Cairo last week.

Egypt’s president reportedly to scale back power decree

Mohamed Morsi agreed Monday to scale back a sweeping decree he had issued last week that raised his edicts above any judicial review, a report said.


James Carroll

The Earth experiment

“Geoengineering” can help counter climate change, but does it go too far?

Patriots lineman Jermaine Cunningham chased Bills QB Ryan Fitzpatrick on Nov. 11.

Patriots’ Jermaine Cunningham suspended 4 games

The NFL banned the Patriots defensive lineman for violating its policy on performance-enhancing drugs.

Former Massachusetts treasurer Timothy Cahill (left) stood beside his attorney, Brad Bailey, before the start of his trial on public corruption charges.

Adrian Walker

Tim Cahill’s real mistake

For all the mistakes he made in his political career, going to prison for ads he doesn’t even appear in would be one of the strangest endings imaginable.

 Nancy Pelosi, John Boehner, President Obama, and Harry Reid meet in the White House Cabinet Room in 2011.

John E. Sununu

Washington’s holiday fruitcake

Like any tradition — visiting certain relatives, attending the same Christmas parties, or listening to the president carry on — it can start to wear you down after awhile.


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Miami Al Golden could be a candidate at BC.

Who might be next BC football coach?

AD Brad Bates said he is looking for “someone that oozes with integrity” as he searches for a replacement for Frank Spaziani. Examine some of the options.