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Swartz not ‘targeted’ by MIT, according to review

A review found no wrongdoing in the case of the Internet activist, who committed suicide in January, but raised concerns about university policies.

Mourners attended Amy Lord’s wake in Springfield on Monday.

Funeral services being held for Amy Lord

Mourners are gathered at the St. Cecilia Catholic Church in Wilbraham where services are being held for the murder victim.

Judge rejects Bulger request to sequester jurors

Judge Casper said a sequestration order without advance notice could interfere with any plans jurors may have made.

Mass. foreclosure activity ‘plummets again’

Foreclosure petitions, the first step in the foreclosure process, were down 84 percent in June compared to a year ago.

Mary  McCluskey, 89, a former secretary, gets some help navigating Facebook  from Natalie Billings, in a class at Jewish Community Housing for the Elderly in Brighton.


Learning Facebook in retirement age

Classes in social media offer older adults options for keeping in touch with grandchildren and reconnecting with friends.

John Stoddard transported produce at Higher Ground Farm, on the roof of the Boston Design Center. The farm aims to supply neighborhood restaurants and markets such as Tavern Road.

South Boston rooftop farm raising its first crops

The rooftop farm in the Innovation District has the potential to be the second-largest undertaking of its type in the nation.

Tim Tebow dropped back to pass during Monday’s workout.


Tim Tebow will play QB, not receiver, Patriots say

Tebow, despite catching some passes in practice, will be strictly a quarterback, coordinator Josh McDaniels said.

From the Hyannis Transportation Center, many CapeFlyer passengers switch to buses — or to bicycles — to reach their destinations on Cape Cod.

Appeal of weekend train to Cape growing

Since service began on Memorial Day weekend, the CapeFlyer train has transported nearly 9,000 passengers between Boston and Hyannis.


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// ‘Getting to Yes’ in the Middle East

The famous book “Getting to Yes,” written more than 30 years ago, still has lessons for negotiations in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.


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Daniel Nava threw his helmet in frustration after being called out at the plate in the 8th inning.

Red Sox lose after blown call

The Rays re-took first place after Daniel Nava was called out at the plate in the 8th, a call that umpire Jerry Meals admitted he got wrong.