Child dies of injuries from Asiana plane crash

A girl who had been in critical condition succumbed to her injuries, becoming the third casualty of the crash in San Francisco, hospital officials said.

Officials worked to exhume the casket of Albert DeSalvo from the Puritan Memorial Park in Peabody on Friday.

Albert DeSalvo’s body exhumed

Investigators exhumed the body of the self-confessed “Boston Strangler” to obtain a DNA sample as they try to conclusively link him to a murder from the 1960s.

Dr. Amar G. Bose was the founder and chairman of Framingham-based Bose Corp. He was also part of MIT’s faculty for more than 40 years.

Founder of Bose Corp. dies at 83

Amar Bose began his acoustics research at MIT and was a faculty member with the school for more than 40 years.

Companhia Urbana de Dança, the Brazilian hip-hop group, is making its debut at Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival in Becket this week.


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Brazilian troupe’s hip-hop shakes off clichés

Companhia Urbana de Dança, which makes its Jacob’s Pillow debut this week, uses the classic movements of the genre relatively sparingly.

Peter and Paula Lunder took in the view on a staircase with Sol Lewitt’s Wall Drawing #559, visible on the Colby campus.

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Colby to celebrate art, pavilion

Paula and Peter Lunder’s contribution will be the centerpiece of Sunday’s official opening of the $15 million Alfond-Lunder Family Pavilion at the Colby College Museum of Art.

Coast Guard Beach in Eastham is one of six National Seashore beaches from Eastham to Provincetown.

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6 Massachusetts beaches for 6 kinds of trips

Greater Boston is chock full of famous beaches, lakes, and ponds, so once you decide it’s a beach day, the next question is where to go to catch some sun.

President Barack Obama rode a bicycle alongside his daughter, Malia, during a vacation in 2011.

Obama returning to Martha’s Vineyard for August vacation

President Obama, who the White House said will arrive on August 10 with the first lady, has vacationed on the island three times since his election in 2008.



// This long shot merits a close look

John Barros is not necessarily a front-runner in Boston’s mayoral race, but this smart, substantive community leader is a very impressive guy.

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Movie Review

From left: Rinko Kikuchi, Idris Elba, and Charlie Hunnam are project members tasked with stopping monsters from the deep called Kaiju.

‘Pacific Rim’ a rock-’em, sock-’em revelation

“Pacific Rim” is, hands down, the blockbuster event of the summer — a titanic sci-fi action fantasy with a heart, a brain, and something like a soul.