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Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s college friends indicted

Two former UMass Dartmouth students accused of obstructing justice in the Marathon bombing investigation will be arraigned Tuesday.

Ibragim Todashev was fatally shot by a Boston FBI agent in May.

Fla. to review FBI shooting of Tsarnaev friend

The top prosecutor in Orlando will review what led to Ibragim Todashev’s death during questioning by the FBI and other agents over his ties to Tamerlan Tsarnaev.

// Ethics panel disputes candidate’s claims

The panel is disputing gubernatorial candidate Dan Wolf’s claims that it never raised a red flag about potential violations.

John Connolly would support appointed School Committee

The city councilor pledged to reform Boston Public Schools’ central office if elected mayor, but would maintain an appointed committee.

Cate Blanchett (second from left, with Sally Hawkins and Andrew Dice Clay) stars as a rich woman who loses everything.

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Cate the Great infuses ‘Jasmine’

“Blue Jasmine” is a good Woody Allen movie with a very great Cate Blanchett performance at its center.

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the “whitey” bulger trial

No verdict in third day of Bulger deliberations

After three days and more than 20 hours of deliberations, jurors in the racketeering trial were sent home for the night.

Chip Tuttle, chief operating officer of Suffolk Downs, unveiled his proposed casino and hotel project in East Boston, Wednesday, March 27 2013.

Complex Suffolk Downs casino deal still being written

Ironing out details of the complicated $1.3 billion development deal between the Suffolk Downs casino and Mayor Thomas M. Menino has been tricky.

An economist and assistant professor at Harvard Business School analyzed Yelp restaurant reviews and how they evolve over time.

Wisdom not always with the crowd, study finds

Online reviews are a compass for navigating choice in the modern world, but one study found that the crowd is not always wise.


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// The concierge doctor is in

Health care from “retainer” doctors may not be for everyone, but it’s a trend that might catch on.


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A child played with an iPad. The Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood challenges claims that apps for tablets and smartphones can teach young children.

Benefit of mobile apps for toddlers questioned

The Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood, a Boston-based group, filed a complaint with the FTC alleging baby app developers are trying to dupe parents.


Rooms full of traditional or modern furniture have been replaced by a new sensibility.

Fall decor forecast: eclectic, with personality

Rooms full of traditional or modern furniture have been replaced by a more eclectic sensibility, interior decorators and designers agree.