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Weeks testifies against Bulger

Kevin Weeks, a loyal tough guy whom Bulger groomed as his successor, served five years in prison for being an accessory to five murders.

Army soldiers stood guard near the Republican Guard headquarters in Cairo on Monday.

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At least 54 dead in Egypt clashes

Soldiers and police opened fire on supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi outside a military building in Cairo.

Teresa Heinz Kerry and John Kerry in 2004.

Cause of Teresa Heinz Kerry illness still unknown

Relatives became alarmed when Heinz Kerry demonstrated symptoms that suggested she was having some sort of seizure, a source said.

“Treasure of Bell Island,” from Blue Marble Gaming Co., is a video game designed to help people who have had a traumatic brain injury.


Developers creating apps to treat mental health issues

Game developers hope that one day they might supplement therapy by putting mental health care into patients’ homes or pockets.

Public outrage probably will not halt the mining of mobile phone information.

Cellphone data mined to create personal profiles

Analyzing calls, text, and other cellphone data yields clues about a user’s personality, behavior, and even health status.

E-cigarettes were out for sale at a shop in Hyde Park.

Electronic cigarettes sprout on Boston shelves

Shopkeepers are rushing to sell the cigarettes amid a reignited national debate about their safety.

Ex-Bruin Tyler Seguin scored just one goal in 22 postseason games.

Christopher L. Gasper

Bruins gave up on Tyler Seguin too soon

Patience has to be shown with a potential franchise player whose talent level far exceeds his maturity level.

Celtics rookie Kelly Olynyk heads for the hoop in summer league.

Kelly Olynyk dazzling in debut for Celtics

The Celtics’ first-round draft pick scored 25 points in 27 minutes in Boston’s 95-88 loss to the Magic at the NBA’s summer league.



// The Fannie and Freddie gravy train

Retooling the country’s two mortgage giants has been on Congress’ to-do list ever since it omitted the task from the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial overhaul.


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Even Koji Uehara gave up some big hits Saturday.

Red Sox are in need of bullpen help

While the starting rotation is making improvements, it’s obvious some of the Red Sox’ relievers are getting taxed.


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Bianca Buono and Ross Lippman recorded a stand-up segment during Boston Red Sox spring training for WEBN, the Emerson College TV station.

Emerson College sportscasters score in field

A recent graduate has been dubbed the nation’s most outstanding collegiate sports broadcaster, and two other students are ranked in the top 20.

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Album Review | INDIE ROCK

Daughn Gibson, ‘Me Moan’

On his debut for Sub Pop Records, Gibson comes off as a sound collage artist feverishly darting from one idea to the next.