Older injuries raise questions

Old bone fractures in a 1-year-old Cambridge girl who died last week, allegedly at the hands of her nanny, raised disturbing questions about how long she may have been abused.

Yvonne Abraham

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For working mothers, the case of 1-year-old Rehma Sabir, who prosecutors say died from injuries inflicted when her nanny violently shook her, should be especially disturbing.

Bill tightens law on sex offenders

New legislation would ensure the public could obtain data about Level 1 sex offenders, considered least likely to re-offend, by visiting any police department in the state.

Michael E. McLaughlin

McLaughlin charged in hiding of pay

Michael McLaughlin, the former chief of the Chelsea Housing Authority, faces up to 20 years for allegedly falsifying his income, reported as $360,000 in 2011.

Patrick would bolster pharmacy oversight

After the outbreak of meningitis blamed on a Framingham business, more inspectors would scour compounding pharmacies under Governor Patrick’s proposed budget.

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With medical marijuana legalized, a grow-your-own effort

Cannabis growing classes, taught without pretense since the drug’s legalization for medicinal purposes, have been filled to capacity.

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Twenty players on New England’s 53-man roster or reserve list are slated to become free agents on March 12; 11 of them were starters or key reserves this season.

Ryan Andaluz dined at the Panera Cares cafe in Government Center on opening day. Patrons pay what they can afford at the cafe.

Panera opens nonprofit Hub cafe

The Government Center Panera Cares location is the fifth nonprofit outpost of Panera Bread Co. The shop depends on donations from customers who pay whatever they can afford.

The iconic reflecting pool in the Christian Science Plaza.

Two towers to rise next to Christian Science site

One of the towers would be 50 stories, creating a significant new peak in Back Bay.

Facebook is testing a service called Graph Search, which may help it compete with Google Plus social network.

Tech Lab

With new Facebook search, there’s nowhere to hide

Looking for Bostonians on Facebook who attended Harvard and are avid fans of the Chicago Bears? You’ll soon be able to track them down with a few keystrokes.


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Marian Gaborik capped off his hat trick with a breakaway goal 27 seconds into OT.

Gaborik too tricky for Bruins

Marian Gaborik scored a hat trick for the Rangers, including the game-winner 27 seconds into overtime, as the Bruins fell to 2-1 on the season.

Nation & World

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Klaus Schwab, chairman of the World Economic Forum, with Christine Lagarde, director of the International Monetary Fund.

Bank executives on defensive at Davos

Leading bankers at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, are on the defensive amid demands to regulate their industry more closely.


First lady Michelle Obama.

Should you start 2013 with a bang?

Not long after Kate Middleton was caught with side bangs, Michelle Obama debuted bangs of her own, and celebs like Jennifer Lawrence and Kerry Washington continue to rock fringe like champs.