Steward, Partners reach trauma deal

Steward will send its most severely injured patients to Mass. General and Brigham and Women’s in an alliance that could shift patients from other competing hospitals.

Graduates of small colleges average $38,000 in debt

Students enrolled in small private liberal arts colleges in Massachusetts tend to graduate with significantly more loan debt.

Mass. residents on Boy Scout ‘perversion files’

Forty-five people from Massachusetts are listed in the secret “perversion files” released by the Boy Scouts of America by order of the Oregon Supreme Court.

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Teenager Malala Yousufzai was taken to England for medical treatment after being shot in the head by the Taliban, and is beginning to show signs of recovery. Her attack has attracted worldwide attention.

Doctors say shot Pakistani girl improving

Malala Yousufzai, the 15-year-old who was shot in the head by the Taliban, is improving but “not out of the woods yet,” her doctor said.

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How to winterize your home: 8 tips for procrastinators

These measures — some finished in only a few minutes — will lower your heating bills and help prevent property damage.

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If not John Farrell, then who?

We think Farrell is the favorite to be the next manager. But if that falls through, Nick Cafardo ranks the candidates according the their likelihood of getting the job.

// Outside cash fuels blizzard of attack mailings

Mass. mailboxes are being besieged by doctored photos of Senator Scott Brown and Elizabeth Warren as the Senate race enters the homestretch.

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Ads up; it’s just way too much

Boston has been invaded by the Outdoor Advertising Association and the entire city has basically gone to hell.

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// The 1969 peace rally

The Moratorium to End the War in Vietnam on Oct. 15, 1969 was a huge gathering of antiwar protesters across the United States, with an estimated 100,000 people assembled at the Boston Common.


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Aaron Hernandez was all smiles at practice this week.

Aaron Hernandez thankful to be back

Hernandez, who at first feared last month’s injury was a broken ankle, is back -- and he could be the key cog for the Patriots’ offense.


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Annie Kwankam pleaded not guilty Thursday in Norfolk District Court.

Care worker is charged in the death of patient

Annie Kwankam, 57, pleaded not guilty to a manslaughter charge for allegedly ignoring a mentally ill client who was choking in a Milton group home.


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A special issue on Princess Diana after her death.

Newsweek to end print publication

Newsweek’s owners announced they intend to halt print publication and expand the magazine’s Web presence.


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The white-tie dinner, held at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York, raised some $5 million to benefit the Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation, which helps sick and poor people in New York.

Romney, Obama go for laughs at charity gala

Appearing back-to-back at a gala in New York that raises money for charity, President Obama and Mitt Romney alternated between self-deprecating humor and edgy roast material.

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