Alemany pleads not guilty in Amy Lord’s murder

Edwin Alemany entered a not guilty plea during his arraignment at Suffolk Superior Court on Wednesday.

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Edwin Alemany went drinking with friends after he allegedly kidnapped and murdered the 24-year-old South Boston woman, prosecutors said.

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius told the House Energy and Commerce on Wednesday that the signup trend is turning positive.

Health care signups increased in November

More than 364,000 people signed up for private coverage as of Nov. 30, more than three times the October total, new numbers show.

Conventioneers’ credit card data stolen in Boston

Credit card information belonging to hundreds of convention attendees was stolen and used to purchase goods.

Michele and Bob Gay have re-created Joey’s room in their new home in a Boston suburb.

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The time fraught with pain, Newtown couple perseveres

Nearly a year after the tragedy, the effort to not get dragged down by grief or anger takes many forms for Michele and Bob Gay.

Time Magazine said the pope has changed the perception of the Roman Catholic church in an extraordinary way in a short time.

Time names Pope Francis as Person of the Year

The magazine said the pope has changed the perception of the Catholic church in a short time.

President Obama delivered a speech next to a supposed sign language interpreter during the memorial service for late South African President Nelson Mandela.

Interpreter at Nelson Mandela ceremony called a ‘fake’

Sign language experts said there was no structure to the supposed interpreter’s arm and hand movements.

Bernard Madoff’s $65 billion investment swindle destroyed paper fortunes and leveled charities nationwide.

5 years later, life brighter for victims of Madoff

Bernard Madoff ’s $65 billion investment swindle destroyed paper fortunes and leveled charities, but many have risen from the ashes.



// Getting the job done

With Quincy’s $1.6 billion redevelopment at risk, building trade unions must step up.