Body of confessed ‘Strangler’ to be exhumed

Suffolk District Attorney Dan Conley (left) and Casey Sherman, nephew of Mary Sullivan, spoke after the news conference.

Prosecutors say DNA links Albert DeSalvo, who confessed in the infamous “Boston Strangler” murders, and a 19-year-old woman thought to be the killer’s final victim.

Teresa Heinz Kerry spoke at the United Jewish Communities 2004 International Lion of Judah Conference.

Teresa Heinz Kerry moved to Spaulding

The wife of Secretary of State John F. Kerry is in “good” condition, though doctors have yet to diagnose what caused a seizure she suffered on Sunday, according to a Kerry spokesman.

Insurance mandate’s repeal will go forward, Patrick says

Governor Patrick said he will not block repeal of a state mandate for employers to provide health insurance to their workers or pay a penalty.

“We can take off in any one of a number of directions and do it wholeheartedly,” says Los Lobos’ Steve Berlin (far right), on the wide range of the band’s music.

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Los Lobos fit right in at diverse Outside the Box festival

The band spent more than a decade logging local-hero cred in and around Los Angeles, absorbing influence from folk to blues to Tejano music.

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Menino, Suffolk Downs finalizing major deal on casino

The deal would be the state’s richest casino host-community agreement to date, with payments dwarfing the $25 million Everett would receive from a proposed casino complex.

Trial of ‘Whitey’ Bulger

// Expert describes condition of bodies

A forensic anthropologist testified today about the remains of two alleged victims of James “Whitey” Bulger that were discovered alongside the Neponset River in 2000.

// Stocks surge after Bernanke allays stimulus fear

Comments by the Fed chairman during a visit to Cambridge on Wednesday were behind the Dow Jones industrial average’s 169-point rise, to a record high of 15,461.



// Authenticity and scandals

That voters want to know precisely what they’re getting goes a long way toward explaining why there’s hope for Anthony Weiner and Eliot Spitzer.

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Deborah Dunsire will take the reins at the Watertown drug maker EnVivo in mid-August.

Former Millennium CEO to head EnVivo

Deborah Dunsire, who resigned suddenly as Millennium Pharmaceutical’s chief executive in May, will return to the biotechnology industry to lead EnVivo Pharmaceuticals Inc.


Stripes can work to balance an outfit. “When prints combine well, there’s an ‘ah ha’ moment,” says stylist Christina Pierce.

How to mix patterns this summer

Mixing prints often falls into the category of high-risk feats, even for the savviest of fashionistas. But it can be done.