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Bulger jurors must wrestle with lost income

The pay for jury duty in federal cases like Bulger’s is $40 per day, and some legal analysts worry that it could endanger a defendant’s ability to get a fair trial.

Decision to send Syrian rebels weapons made weeks ago, officials say

US officials said this week’s conclusion from intelligence agencies that the Syrian government had used chemical weapons provided fresh justification to act.

Orioles 2, Red Sox 0

// Ryan Dempster’s effort wasted

Dempster allowed two runs on five hits over a season-high 7 innings, but his teammates were unable to catch up on the Orioles’ runs.

Iranian presidential candidate Hasan Rowhani, a former top nuclear negotiator, spoke at a press conference at his campaign headquarters in Tehran earlier this month.

Cleric has strong lead in Iran’s presidential election, official says

Iran’s interior minister says preliminary election returns give reformist-backed candidate Hasan Rowhani a significant lead in the presidential race.

Clive Owen and Andrea Riseborough in the drama “Shadow Dancer,” directed by James Marsh.

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Odd woman out in ‘Shadow Dancer’

Up-and-comer Andrea Riseborough plays it tough as an MI5 informant in the drama set during the Irish Troubles of the early 1990s.

Lisa O’Hare stars as Maria in North Shore Music Theatre’s production of “The Sound of Music.”

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A simple ‘Sound of Music’ at North Shore Music Theatre

The North Shore Music Theatre’s ravishing production serves as an eloquent reminder of why this musical is a classic.

Photos of a prisoner at Auschwitz are displayed at the New England Holocaust Institute and Museum.

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New Berkshires Holocaust museum works to find its audience

In an inconspicuous former bookshop, Darrell English has put on display a small fraction of his vast collection of Holocaust-related materials.

You can buy your guy a “Hi-Neighbor” tie and he’ll look no more absurd than a modern-day NBA player during a postgame press conference.

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Beer gifts for Father’s Day and a beer event for One Fund Boston

Get dad a growler, or a bottle opener and resealer or tickets to a beer event he can enjoy with his friends.

// 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.



// 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

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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?


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Nearly half the field had yet to complete the second round, which was halted because of darkness.

Mickelson, Horschel tie for lead

Play has been suspended for the day, with Phil Mickelson and Billy Horschel tied for the lead; nearly half the field had yet to complete the second round.

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Lindsay Knauf took a picture of the names of people killed by gun violence since the shooting at Newtown’s Sandy Hook Elementary School.

Group organizes event to mark Newtown shooting

Mayors Against Illegal Guns organized the event for the six-month anniversary, including a reading of the names of Americans killed with guns since the Sandy Hook massacre.