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US rejects Mashpee Wampanoag casino deal

The US Department of Interior rejected the Taunton casino agreement between Governor Deval Patrick and the tribe. Patrick called the action “deeply disappointing.”

Review finds hundreds more cases affected by lab scandal

More cases were found to have possibly been affected by tainted evidence tied to chemist Annie Dookhan.

// White House clarifies Biden’s remarks on Libya security

A spokesman said Vice President Joe Biden was only referring to himself and President Obama when he said they “weren’t told” of requests for additional security in Benghazi.

AMERICA’S ADOPTED NEIGHBORHOOD: A plane flies over the mountains south of the Strait of Hormuz.


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The Carter Doctrine: A Middle East strategy past its prime

Our creaky, 30-year-old vision of America’s role is ripe for an overhaul from the next president.

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How grocery shopping got personal

We hop from store to store, searching for the best deal and the best quality. How the business of selling groceries is changing—and improving—to suit us.

John Cafferty of Hingham shopped at Dick’s Sporting Goods in the Hanover Mall on Sunday. The store held its grand opening last weekend, helping boost the mall’s occupancy rate.

Retail vacancies in Mass. at lowest level in five years

Retail vacancies have reached their lowest levels in recent years as shopping centers fill spaces given up during the economic decline.

Harvard Business School gets $40 million donation

The family of former US labor secretary Elaine L. Chao made the donation, which will be used to add a second executive education center.