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US charges Edward Snowden with theft, espionage

Prosecutors have 60 days to file an indictment in the NSA surveillance case and can then move to have Snowden extradited from Hong Kong, where he is believed to be located.

Aaron Hernandez was taken to his North Attleborough home in an SUV driven by his attorney, Michael Fee (not pictured).

Victim’s sister hopes for boost in investigation

The sister of Odin Lloyd said she hopes the publicity stemming from links between Aaron Hernandez and her brother would help resolve the case.

Shane Victorino singled to drive in two runs in the fourth inning.

Red Sox 10, Tigers 6

Shane Victorino paces Red Sox’ rout of Tigers

Victorino homered and drove in five runs as the Sox beat the Detroit Tigers in the second game of their series.

‘Whitey’ Bulger trial

‘About a hundred slugs hit’ vehicle, witness testifies

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

Among the bands scheduled to play the Channel reunion show at Royale are Lizzie Borden and the Axes.

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Bands ready to reconnect with their Channel days

Boston bands who saw their stars rise and shine at defunct Waterfront club the Channel will perform to benefit an addiction-treatment program.

Anthony Savoy and Francis Lawrence of Dance Theatre of Harlem.

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Dance Theatre of Harlem brings youth to Jacob’s Pillow

The palpable joy on the festival’s opening night was largely due to Dance Theatre of Harlem’s performance.

Staples has a growing e-commerce business, and its store in Norwood is their first “omnichannel” store, blending Internet and brick-and-mortar shopping.

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Staples looking to blend online, in-store shopping

The Framingham office supply giant plans to transform some of its locations into new “omnichannel” stores.

Photographs of slain MIT campus officer Sean Collier are part of a makeshift memorial in Boston's Copley Square.

Makeshift Copley memorial to be taken down Tuesday

The city plans to remove the memorial to the Marathon bombing victims and move the items to the city archives in West Roxbury.



// Humanities: The practical degree

Full and effective participation in a postindustrial society and economy requires advanced analytical and expressive ability, and studying the humanities is essential to developing those abilities.

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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Doc Rivers , left, and Danny Ainge spoke at a 2011 news conference.

Celtics-Clippers deal for Rivers breaks down again

Talks between the Clippers and Celtics about a deal that would send Doc Rivers to Los Angeles have reached a standstill, a league source told the Globe.


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Republican Gabriel Gomez, left, and Democrat Edward Markey.

Gomez and Markey begin final push to Tuesday

Edward J. Markey made his pitch to senior citizens, while Gabriel E. Gomez greeted voters at a Latino-owned diner ahead of Tuesday’s election.

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President Barack Obama is nominating former Justice Department official James Comey to lead the FBI.

Obama nominating Comey as FBI director

White House officials are hoping that James Comey’s bipartisan background and two decades of law enforcement experience will help him win Senate approval.