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Focus on Iran in presidential debate run-up

Both the Obama and Romney campaigns were cautious when discussing a report of possible talks between the US and Iran on nuclear development.

The Big Story: Candidates to discuss foreign policy

President Obama and Mitt Romney will focus on foreign affairs during their third and final debate.


Is the foreign policy debate irrelevant?

The foreign policy presidential debate has been fighting for relevance because of the gap between what is asked and what the winning candidate actually faces as president.


Brian McGrory

In closing Locke-Ober, owner sought to preserve history

The restaurant’s owner said he had to choose between conforming to society’s changes or closing the landmark.

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In Mass., 75 health facilities received drugs from firm

The FDA released a list of doctors, hospitals, and other facilities that received drugs from the Framingham firm at the center of a meningitis outbreak.

Four men arrested in alleged rape of UMass student

The four teenagers are charged with attacking an 18-year-old student in her Amherst dorm room.

Officials propose charter school in Dorchester

Boston school officials will seek to convert the Marshall Elementary School into a charter school next fall, under a proposal to boost student achievement.

Man convicted in cat killing won’t be released in lab scandal

A judge ruled that a former East Boston man, who was convicted in 2007, won’t be released as part of the state’s drug lab scandal.


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Ben Coello (left) and Mike Machowski joined other unemployed co-workers in forming a start-up, Summer Camp Studios.

Former workers rise up from 38 Studios’ ashes

Many of the designers, artists, producers, and computer engineers who worked for the failed company have rebounded, with some even starting new companies.

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