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Hernandez ‘duped’ Patriots, Kraft says

Team owner Robert Kraft broke his silence on Monday about Aaron Hernandez’s arrest on a murder charge and subsequent release from the team.

Trial of ‘Whitey’ Bulger

// Weeks describes Bulger’s alleged role in murders

Kevin Weeks, the gangster’s former ally, testified that “Jim Bulger just kept shooting” during the alleged murders of two men in 1982.

// Deadly clashes threaten to further divide Egypt

The Muslim Brotherhood called for all-out rebellion against the army after 54 people died in clashes between protesters and soldiers.

Sept. 30, 1969: The 28-story Prudential office building under construction is viewed from the 28th floor of the Pru Tower. The Massachusetts Turnpike and the Back Bay business area are at left.

Ed Fitzgerald, Globe Staff

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The Prudential building

Builders broke ground in July 1962 and opened the doors to the 52-story Prudential tower, with its half-million square feet of office space, in 1965.

// Teresa Heinz Kerry’s condition has improved

Heinz Kerry, 74, was upgraded from critical condition to fair condition Monday after experiencing a medical event on Sunday.

// Texas Governor Rick Perry won’t seek re-election in 2014

The nation’s longest-sitting governor, in office since 2000, ran for president in 2012 but ruled out another try for the White House in 2016.

Paul Pierce

Pierce ‘one of the better ones’ in Celtics history, Bird says

Former Celtics great Larry Bird said seeing Paul Pierce not finish his career with Boston is difficult.



// The Fannie and Freddie gravy train

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


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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.