National Archives sued over sealed Kennedy records

A watchdog group has sued the National Archives and Records Administration for failing to respond to repeated requests for records of Robert F. Kennedy.

Albert DeSalvo had confessed to the Boston Strangler killings of the 1960s. He was stabbed to death in prison in 1973.

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Family of confessed Strangler angry over DNA sample

Relatives of Albert DeSalvo are furious that Boston police secretly followed one of his nephews in order to obtain a DNA family profile.

Daniel Nava (right) was congratulated after hitting an RBI-single against the Mariners in the 10th inning.

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Daniel Nava lifts Red Sox past Mariners

Nava’s two-out, two-strike single in the 10th inning today gave the Red Sox their third victory in a row against Seattle.


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Jay-Z’s grand gestures don’t elevate ‘Magna’

Like Kanye West’s “Yeezus,” this is an album that believes wholeheartedly in its greatness. But the self-aggrandizing falls flat.

Arthur T. Demoulas, Market Basket CEO, is facing a revolt led by his cousin, who has control of the board.

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Market Basket CEO faces revolt led by his cousin

The latest battle among the strong-willed personalities in the family that built the chain has Arthur T. Demoulas fighting an ouster led by his cousin, Arthur S. Demoulas.

From left: David Spade, Adam Sandler, Chris Rock, and Kevin James in “Grown Ups 2.’’

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Growing up is hard to do

Apparently the world demanded another family-friendly version of “The Hangover.” So Adam Sandler has obliged with “Grown Ups 2.”

// Death toll in Quebec train derailment rises to 24

Police said four more bodies had been found as the province’s premier sharply criticized the railway’s chief for not responding in person more quickly.



// 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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Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke responded to a question at a gathering of economists in Cambridge Wednesday.

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.


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.