No arrests yet in slaying of man acquainted with Hernandez

No warrants have been issued for anyone in connection with the murder of an acquaintance of New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez.

 One team’s pre-draft report on Aaron Hernandez: “Self-esteem is quite low . . . not well-adjusted.’’

Aaron Hernandez’s scouting report was ominous

Before the Patriots drafted Hernandez in 2010, there were concerns about his makeup: excessive marijuana use, a short fuse, and shadowy friends.

‘Whitey’ Bulger trial

‘A firing squad hit us,’ says alleged Bulger victim

A former professional gambler testified in the trial of “Whitey” Bulger as prosecutors outlined the human toll of the reputed gangster’s alleged crimes.

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The latest from the Bulger trial

The jury is hearing from alleged victims of “Whitey” Bulger as the trail continues its eighth day.


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The bee keepers

How a Harvard scientist, a sixth-generation bee whisperer, and a retired entrepreneur joined forces to rescue an embattled insect and save the American food supply.

From left: Felix Cavaliere, Gene Cornish, Dino Danelli, and Eddie Brigati perform band hits “Good Lovin’,” “How Can I Be Sure?,” “Groovin’,” and “It’s a Beautiful Morning,” and others in a biographical stage show.

The Rascals, Monkees and Zombies take the classics for a trip

Each group is taking a different approach upon reentry. Here’s what to expect when the lights go down at their Boston area shows.

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// Judge freezes assets of Boston’s taxi king

A state judge froze Edward J. Tutunjian’s assets, ruling that cabdrivers have a “reasonable likelihood” of winning a class-action lawsuit.

Gabriel E. Gomez’s campaign is putting an additional $300,000 behind its latest television ad.

Gomez campaign claims $300,000 fund-raising surge

An adviser to Republican Senate nominee Gabriel Gomez pointed to the candidate’s performance in Tuesday night’s debate as a motivation for donors.



// Rowhani’s Iran

Hassan Rowhani’s surprise victory in the country’s presidential election is better news than expected, but the moderate candidate may not be the panacea that many are trumpeting.

Stanley Cup Final

Coach Claude Julien (left), with help from assistant Doug Houda (right), determines when the Bruins make line changes.

In today’s NHL, line changes are critical

In the only sport that changes personnel on the fly, teams like the Bruins and Blackhawks can use skilled line changes to work for -- or against -- them.


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Red Sox closer Andrew Bailey walks off after another abysmal performance. “Just not being myself out there and I have to pitch better,” he said

Time for Red Sox to change closers

After Andrew Bailey blew his second straight save Thursday, manager John Farrell said he would remove Bailey from the closer’s role.

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Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton spoke during the Clinton Global Initiative America meeting in Chicago last week.

Hillary Clinton dines with Mayor Menino

Clinton, the subject of speculation about a potential presidential run in 2016, made a quick, low-profile visit to Boston, including dinner with Mayor Thomas Menino.