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Obama’s uncle allowed to remain in US, judge rules

Onyango “Omar” Obama, the uncle of President Obama, met the criteria for legal permanent residency, a federal immigration judge said.

Prosecutors detail alleged lies by Hernandez’s fiancee

Prosecutors in Aaron Hernandez’s murder case alleged that Shayanna Jenkins lied at least 29 times to a grand jury when she testified in August.

Prosecutors agree to ease prison limits for Tsarnaev

The easing of the restrictions will expand alleged Boston Marathon bomber Dzokhar Tsarnaev’s access to his defense team.

Police searched the home were racist words were painted in Lunenburg.

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Police search Lunenburg home spray-painted with racist graffiti

The search occurred one day after police concluded the town’s high school football team had not been involved in the graffiti, an incident that shook the community.

A.J. Pierzynski isn’t shy about expressing his emotions, but he also is known as someone who plays hard and plays to win. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)


Reputation vs. reality with A.J. Pierzynski

The Red Sox would not have signed the catcher, who has tangled with teammates and opponents in the past, if there was any chance he would be disruptive here.

From left: Commission members Bruce Stebbins, Enrique Zuniga, Chairman Stephen Crosby, Gayle Cameron and James McHugh.

Gaming panel appears poised to allow Revere plan

Although the panel put off a final decision until next week, at least three members signaled they would support allowing the project to compete for a casino license.



// Amazon’s Prime Air: Retail takes to the skies?

Prime Air may not pan out, but the Federal Aviation Administration would be wise to plan for it anyway.