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Wallet in Sept. attack had Alemany’s ID

A woman was able to grab a wallet with Edwin Alemany’s identification before slipping into unconsciousness, police said.

Government rests case against Bulger

The prosecution’s final witness was an FBI agent who described capturing “Whitey” Bulger in a Santa Monica apartment complex in 2011 after 16 years on the lam.

// Hernandez ally held on $500,000 cash bail

A prosecutor today described Ernest Wallace, who is charged with being an accessory after the fact to murder, as the “right-hand man” of Aaron Hernandez.

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The Wellesley professor who invented contemporary art

How one seminar in the Boston suburbs helped transform American culture.

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// Walter Willett’s food fight

The world’s most influential nutritionist is waging a war against unhealthy eating, obesity, and, every once in a while, his fellow researchers.

// House committee considers ethics probe of Tierney

The US House Ethics Committee received an ethics report on Representative John Tierney -- along with reports on three other House members.

//[1]--90x90.jpg Tim Tebow splits role in Patriots workout

Tebow caught some passes, was unimpressive throwing the ball, and deflected questions about Aaron Hernandez in the team’s first practice.



// Hero photographer, or sloppy cop?

Metaphorically speaking, Sergeant Sean Murphy beat up a suspect by releasing unauthorized images of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.


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Analysis | Patriots camp report

Tom Brady and the Patriots held their first workout of the season on Friday.

Patriots open camp in wet, sloppy workout

The team’s practice on Friday morning, the first of training camp, was predictably sloppy, with the inexperienced receivers and backup QBs starting slow.


Attorney General Eric Holder said the Department of Justice would ask a court to require Texas to get permission from the federal government before making voting changes in that state.

Holder presses Texas to clear voting law changes

The Attorney General revealed that the Justice Department would ask a court to require the state to get permission from the federal government before making voting changes.


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High school students attended the Samsung Mobile App Academy — a two-day crash course in app-making — this week at MIT.

MIT, Samsung hold app camp

In a campaign to teach kids about technology, Samsung taught 30 local high school students the art of app making at MIT.