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Thousands could be at risk in outbreak, CDC says

Officials said 13,000 patients were injected with a potentially tainted steroid in a national meningitis outbreak that is linked to a Framingham pharmacy.

MGH completes its first hand transplant

A man who was injured in the Station nightclub fire in Rhode Island in 2003 received a hand transplant at Massachusetts General Hospital, the first procedure of its kind at the hospital.

The trolley derailment occurred between the Brigham Circle and Longwood Medical Area stops on the Green Line’s E branch.

Several are injured in Green Line derailment

An empty Green Line trolley derailed this afternoon, striking another trolley and sending the operator and a few passengers to the hospital with minor injuries, the MBTA said.

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Romney blasts Obama over Middle East policy

Mitt Romney on Monday criticized President Obama’s handling of recent turmoil in Libya and Syria, saying “hope is not a strategy.”

Globe critic Ty Burr takes the risk to bicycle the city’s streets because the rewards are worth it.

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Through the eyes of a city cyclist

City streets are filled with dangerous drivers, clueless pedestrians, and potholes. But for the Globe’s Ty Burr, bicycling to work is an act of freedom — and connection.

Tom Brady is seen barking out signals against the Broncos on Sunday

Patriots no-huddle relies on power of one

How were the Patriots able to run their offense so fast on Sunday against the Broncos? Because they are using a cutting-edge attack in which one word tells every player all they need to know.

Westbound lanes of Storrow Drive — from the Hatch Memorial Shell to Clarendon Street — will be closed from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. during the week to make repairs above ground and in the tunnel. The repairs, estimated to cost $3.1 million in state funds, are a stopgap measure for the deteriorating tunnel, which also received interim repairs four years ago.

Detours to begin tonight on Storrow Drive

State officials will close one side of Storrow Drive in downtown Boston overnight to make critical fixes to a crumbling tunnel.

Tech Lab Plus

FixYa app serves up free advice

The FixYa website, which gives advice from fellow consumers on everything from cars to computers, has a new, free Apple app.


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Welker on Belichick comments: ‘It was a joke’

Wes Welker said he was only joking when he said that he enjoyed catching 13 passes against the Denver Broncos to ‘‘stick it’’ in coach Bill Belichick’s face.


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Tiana Sandefur, Analise Kretsedemas, Katie Coggins, Isabella Lee, and Abby Coggins in class.

Riverside Theatre Works regains its artistic flow

With the help of the community, alumni and their families, the non-profit theater dedicated to teaching performing arts to children and teens appears to be rebounding.


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Harvey Duplantis, a marine operations engineer, readied a Bluefin-9 unmanned underwater vehicle for a demonstration.

Deep sea stations could recharge underwater robots

Quincy’s Bluefin Robotics is working on recharging stations that would work at sea and allow for ocean robots to function for longer periods.

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Nobel Prize awarded for stem cell work

A British researcher and a Japanese scientist won in the physiology or medicine category for discovering ordinary cells can be reprogrammed into stem cells.