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The trial of ‘Whitey’ Bulger

Bookmakers detail payments to ‘Whitey’ Bulger

Two former bookmakers testified that they paid James “Whitey” Bulger under the understanding that, if they did not, Bulger could resort to violence.

Markey outraised Gomez by more than $1m since April

Since April 10, Edward Markey’s campaign has taken in $2.9 million in contributions.

// Man dies after being shot by state trooper in Quincy

A state trooper fired his gun in a “violent confrontation” with a 41-year-old New Bedford man on Route 28 near the Randolph line, State Police said.

// Bruins’ Nathan Horton practices without limitations

Horton, who left Game 1 with an injury, passed without limitations during practice, but is still day-to-day for Game 2.

Western Sahara, near the Mauritanian border.

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Why Africa’s last colony can’t break free

This year marks the 40th anniversary of the push for independence in Western Sahara, Africa’s last “non-self-governing territory.”

State Police salute as the casket of Paul Cellucci was carried into Saint Michael Church in Hudson.

Paul Cellucci mourned by hundreds at Hudson service

The former governor was described as a “family man of faith who tried to make the world a better place.”

Transit police officer Richard Donohue left Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in Boston on Friday.

MBTA officer wounded in shoot-out heads home

Nearly two months after being shot while pursuing the alleged Marathon bombers, Richard Donohue departed Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital today.

Terence Nance and Namik Minter in a scene from Nance’s film, “An Oversimplification of Her Beauty.”

Movie Review

Beauty and love in all their complications

In “An Oversimplification of Her Beauty,” Terence Nance directs himself and his perhaps over-analyzed love for an elusive beauty.



// Cellucci — independence and courage

Paul Cellucci was an elected official who thought for himself rather than reflexively adopting his party’s positions and who wasn’t afraid to change his mind.

Stanley Cup Final

Dan Shaughnessy

Bruins goalie Andy Moog swings his stick at Esa Tikkanen of the Oilers during the Stanley Cup Final in 1990.

Bruins’ loss evokes memories of 1990

The Bruins couldn’t bounce back from Petr Klima’s third-overtime goal in Game 1 of Stanley Cup Final 23 years ago. Will history repeat?