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The trial of ’Whitey’ Bulger

Hit man details alleged killings with Bulger

James “Whitey” Bulger and John Martorano in court

John Martorano, who has admitted to committing 20 murders, tied James “Whitey” Bulger to a campaign of killings in testimony Monday.

Mass. Senate unveils new welfare bill

Welfare applicants would need to prove they have searched for employment before receiving cash benefits, the bill proposes.

Jaromir Jagr has not scored since April 21, enduring the longest postseason drought of his career.

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Bruins vs. Blackhawks | Game 3, 8 p.m.

Bruins’ Jaromir Jagr eager to end scoring drought

The 41-year-old has not scored since April 21, enduring the longest postseason drought of his career.

James Hazelwood stood next to his motorcycle after preaching Sunday at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, an appearance that coincided with the annual motorcycle rally in Laconia, N.H.

Lutheran leader hits highway to spread message

Bishop and biker James Hazelwood is on a mission to personally visit all 184 Lutheran churches in New England.

Donald Berwick

Berwick launches run for Mass. governor

“I am ready to lead,” said Newton Democrat Donald M. Berwick, a pediatrician and former Obama administration official.

Tim Tebow kneeled after the Broncos defeated the Steelers in a wildcard playoff game on Jan. 8, 2012.

Jennifer Graham

We need Tim Tebow

Kneeling is an act that’s not permitted in the state religion, the Church of Self-Esteem. And that’s why we need Tim Tebow — to remind us to be humble.

CustomMade’s CEO, Mike Salguero.

Innovation Economy

Got a song request? Text it on over

A new app from RequestNow, a start-up founded by two BU undergraduates, will allow you to text a song request to a DJ.



// US security — too big not to fail

The US security industry has grown huge, and technology has given easy access to secrets to too many people. Yet, some secrets are worth keeping.


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Jon Lester delivers a pitch in his five-inning stint against the Orioles, which resulted in his fourth straight defeat.

Jon Lester is really struggling

The Red Sox starter’s pitching has deteriorated, and, as hard as he’s tried to jump-start it, it hasn’t worked out.


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Madison Park has been plagued for years by lackluster state standardized test scores.

Overhaul urged at Madison Park high school

Parents, alumni, and community activists are galvanizing to stop what they call the “downward spiral” of Madison Park Technical Vocational High School.

Health and wellness

Ultra Sound Pregnancy

Some truths about (unplanned) C-sections

Labor is unpredictable. That’s why it’s so important to communicate your desires to your support team before go time.