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$19m later, a rethinking at Amherst College

Amherst College’s canceled science center exposes the tension between a vision for a campus and the cost of making it so.

Hernandez shut door in face of police, records say

Aaron Hernandez was hostile to police and did not ask whose death they were investigating, according to court records.

Trial of ‘Whitey’ Bulger

// A shouting match in court at Bulger trial

Kevin Weeks finished testifying after a dramatic day that included descriptions of murders and an expletive-laced back-and-forth with Bulger.

A police officer walked among the wrecked train in Lac Megantic, Quebec.

Criminal probe opened in Quebec train derailment

Officials said they have opened a criminal investigation into the wreck of a runaway oil train in a Quebec town as the death toll climbed to 15.

Paul McCartney performed before a packed Fenway Park.

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McCartney is marvelous at Fenway Park

Paul McCartney glowed in the concert at Fenway, thanks to his unparalleled repertoire and showmanship, and his crackerjack backing band.

Evy Chen mixes a drink with white tea from Tea Cuvee.

Iced tea that is cool, sexy, refreshing

If you ask Evy Chen of Tea Cuvee, cold-brew iced tea is the drink du jour.

Clockwise from above: Chris Schlesinger, “Doc’’ Willoughby, and “Moveable Feast” host Pete Evans.

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‘A Moveable Feast’ makes Westport grill stop

Chris Schlesinger and John “Doc” Willoughby serve dinner with the cameras rolling to a dozen guests using locally sourced food.

Amelia’s Taqueria in Allston offers up Mexican fare.

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Some déjà vu at Amelia’s Taqueria

Allston’s new taqueria recalls local micro-chain Anna’s Taqueria, but a closer look reveals subtle contrasts.



// A GOP case against immigration reform

Among Republicans is a growing belief that agreeing to reform the nation’s immigration laws isn’t necessary to repair the party’s problems with Hispanic voters.