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Marissa Mayer looks like she’s trying to out-macho the men who run most of America’s boardrooms.

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Kerry announces $60m in Syria aid

Secretary of State John Kerry announced in Rome today that the US would provide aid to Syrian opposition forces fighting President Bashir al-Assad.

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A helicopter carrying Pope Benedict XVI lifted off from Vatican City.

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Benedict leaves Vatican for last time as pope

Before leaving, Pope Benedict XVI asked cardinals to “always works toward a higher and harmonious agreement.”

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Judge restores $10,000 monthly pension to ex-official

John B. Barranco, who is accused of siphoning more than $10 million from an agency for special needs children, had his pension halted in 2011.


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Dr. Bohdan Pomahac and a team at Brigham and Women’s performed the hospital’s most complicated face transplant.

Vermont woman burned with lye gets face transplant

A team of 30 Brigham and Women’s Hospital surgeons performed a complex face transplant on a woman whose immune system had been altered by many blood transfusions.


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Marianna Bassham as Mrs. Swanson in the Actors’ Shakespeare Project production of Will Eno’s “Middletown.”

‘Middletown’ a rewarding destination

In the Actors’ Shakespeare Project production now up at the Cambridge YMCA, the town is a tough but rewarding destination.