Derailment in Quebec heightens train cargo fears

With 24 confirmed dead and 26 still missing, the disaster has prompted calls for reform in an industry that critics assail as too loosely monitored.

// Strangler detective would be pleased, daughter says

“He would be dancing in the streets right now,” Jeanne Elliott, 64, said of her father, Andrew Tuney Jr., who led a task force on the Boston Strangler case.

// Toddler brother of slain infant found wandering in ’12

An account of the neglect in 2012 that led the state to take the child from a couple raises questions about why twin newborns were left in the same home.

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George Zimmerman (left) sat with his defense attorneys Don West (center) and Mark O'Mara during the continuation of jury deliberations on Saturday.

Zimmerman jury in 2nd day of deliberations

The jury began deliberations Friday afternoon as Orlando officials pleaded for calm, no matter the verdict.

Former Red Sox infielder Jed Lowrie hit a home run against his former team on Friday as the Athletics lost to the Red Sox, 4-2.

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A’s roster is peppered with former Red Sox

Playing in Oakland is nothing like playing in Boston and the ex-Red Sox players are experts on the differences.

Jason Aldean was in Boston in May for the benefit concert for the victims of the Marathon attacks.

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Fenway goes country with Jason Aldean

Aldean played the first of his two sold-out shows at Fenway Park on Friday, the first country concert at the venue.

Pat Donahue arrived arrive At Moakley Courthouse with her sons, Shawn, Michael, and Tommy, for the trial of James “Whitey” Bulger on June 12.

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A dignified widow

Pat Donahue taking the stand at the Whitey Bulger trial was refreshingly different. She is not a criminal. She is a lady.

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

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.



// Car-free future? Not for families

Any policy that makes it harder to find street parking is a breach of Boston’s covenant with families that stayed through crises.


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