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Judge in Bulger case rejects request to delay trial

After jury selection was completed, the judge turned aside defense attorneys’ request for more time for an investigation into a key witness against the gangster.

US Senate sebate | 7 p.m.

Gomez, Markey set for second debate

The one-hour matchup in Springfield is expected to include questions important to the western part of the state.

ACLU sues over collection of phone records

The American Civil Liberties Union on Tuesday filed a lawsuit against the Obama administration over its “dragnet” collection of logs of domestic phone calls.

Protestors clash with Turkish riot police in Taksim square on Tuesday evening.

Police push into Istanbul square in battle with protesters

The police raid, which came on the 12th day of nationwide protests, sparked clashes with groups of protesters.

From left, James Franco, Jonah Hill, Craig Robinson, Seth Rogen, Jay Baruchel, and Danny McBride in “This Is the End.”

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‘This Is the End’ is Armageddon in Hollywood

The comedy, in which the apocalypse comes to Hollywood and takes most of the A-list with it, sends up the new rules of celebrity engagement.

Tim Tebow walked off of the  field after practicing with the Patriots on Tuesday.

Patriots ready to capitalize on marketable Tebow

Before Tim Tebow even had a number on the New England Patriots roster, his jersey was already selling online at the team’s pro shop for $99.95.

Tim Tebow was swarmed by reporters after the Patriots practice on Tuesday.

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Tim Tebow mostly a bystander at Patriots practice

Tebow watched as Tom Brady and Ryan Mallett took most of the quarterback drills Tuesday, then talked about how grateful he is to be with the team.

Bruin Brad Marchand walked by the crowd gathered to send the team off to Chicago.

Fans send Bruins off to Chicago

Hundreds of fans showed up at the TD Garden on Tuesday to cheer on the Bruins before the team headed to Chicago for the Stanley Cup Final.



// Towers rise from Big Dig shadows

The Big Dig, the demolition of the elevated Green Line, and the expansion of North Station have combined to open a North End neighborhood to ambitious development.


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With a lean, lanky frame, Clay Buchholz is hardly the prototype power pitcher.

Red Sox must take it slow with Clay Buchholz

Buchholz is now this team’s ace. He’s too important to the Red Sox’ playoff hopes not to allow him time to heal properly.


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Quadron, ‘Avalanche’

On Quadron’s slinky sophomore release, the electronic soul band toes the fine line between club cuts and after-hours ballads.