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Children’s hospital starts program for hand transplants

Boston Children’s Hospital has started the world’s first hand transplant program for youngsters, with the goal of restoring limbs to victims of devastating infections, fires, or accidents.

One dead, five injured in weekend violence

Two shootings early Sunday morning capped a violent weekend that left one man dead and at least five people injured across Boston’s neighborhoods, police said.

England's Justin Rose finished two shots ahead of Phil Mickelson and Jason Day.

Rose wins US Open; Mickelson is runner-up again

Justin Rose won his first major championship, overtaking Phil Mickelson, who finished in second place at the tournament for the sixth time.

// Turkish leader defends eviction of protesters

In a thunderous speech to hundreds of thousands of supporters, Recep Tayyip Erdogan said it was his “duty” to remove activists from an Istanbul park after two weeks of protests.

David Ortiz lined out in the eighth inning, part of an 0-for-4 day for him.

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Orioles 6, Red Sox 3

Red Sox fall to Orioles again

The Red Sox lost three of four games in Baltimore as the Orioles continue to be a nemesis for Boston.

Boston’s 2013 valedictorians

Through hard work and caring parents and teachers, they’ve conquered challenges. Now, they’ve made it to the top of their class.

Boston’s population boom speeds up

What happened to make the city lose hundreds of thousands of people—and why it’s now growing at its fastest pace in years.

Jaromir Jagr skated in Game 2 against Marian Hossa and Niklas Hjalmarsson of the Blackhawks.

Former Bruins coach Mike Milbury criticizes Jagr

The outspoken Milbury said Jaromir Jagr’s style of play doesn’t fit with what the Bruins are trying to do against the Blackhawks.



// Boston FBI, old and new, on trial

The FBI is under the microscope during the Whitey Bulger trial, and for its role in not tracking Tamerlan Tsarnaev before the Marathon bombings.