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‘Whitey’ Bulger trial

Alleged victim describes ducking hail of bullets

In emotional testimony, Diane Sussman de Tennen described being shot at 40 years ago, allegedly by John Martorano.

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The latest from the Bulger trial

Jurors are slated to hear from family members of some of “Whitey” Bulger’s alleged victims today.

No arrests in killing linked to Aaron Hernandez

The homicide of Odin Lloyd has led authorities to search the North Attleborough home of Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez.

Mass. unemployment up to 6.6 percent as state adds jobs

The unemployment rate rose as more people looked for work in May, while Massachusetts employers added 3,500 jobs.

Tech Lab

BlackBerry’s new phone is perfect — for three years ago

BB 10 software makes BlackBerry a worthy rival to Apple’s iOS, Google’s Android, and Microsoft Corp.’s Windows Phone software.

// Celtics’ proposed trade awaits Clippers’ OK

The deal that would result in Doc Rivers and Kevin Garnett going to LA needs approval from Clippers owner Donald Sterling and the NBA.

blackhawks 6, bruins 5 | OT

// Bruins beaten up by Blackhawks

The Bruins defense wilted and, although they erased three deficits during the game, allowed the Blackhawks to escape with a win that tied the series at 2-2.

Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews celebrates Chicago’s winning goal, much to the chagrin of Bruins counterpart Zdeno Chara.

Dan Shaughnessy

Bruins fans celebrated too soon

We were getting greedy. It wasn’t a matter of if the Bruins would win the Stanley Cup, but when. So many premature thoughts.

Like a job seeker with a stellar resume who doesn’t entirely dazzle in the interview, Markey nonetheless retains some important selling points.

editorial | senate endorsement

Markey’s record elevates him over newcomer Gomez

Far from being a detriment, Edward Markey’s experience fills a need for a state that has lost Edward Kennedy and John Kerry.



// Boston’s gang wars, 2013

Whitey Bulger’s trial is full of mesmerizing stories of lurid gangland slayings that occurred decades ago. But the gang violence that’s happening now in Boston elicits mostly shrugs.

Stanley Cup Final

On Hockey

Jonathan Toews celebrated after Patrick Kane scored in the second period.

Bruins’ defense took the night off

Game 4 was among the wackiest, most entertaining evenings in recent Stanley Cup history. But defensive play, long the Boston strong suit, was sloppy.


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Eroding coastal cliffs mean that if the Gay Head Lighthouse is not moved within 18 to 24 months, it will tumble into the sea.

The sea versus Gay Head Lighthouse

Eroding coastal cliffs mean that if the Gay Head Lighthouse is not moved within 18 to 24 months, it will tumble into the sea.

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FBI director Robert S. Mueller III described why security officials are reluctant to change the surveillance program during a hearing on Wednesday.

Obama’s clean air plan to focus on coal plants

The plan would boost energy efficiency of appliances and buildings, expand renewable energy, and regulate pollution from coal-fired power plants.


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