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US urges Russia to hand over Snowden

The whereabouts of NSA leaker Edward Snowden were unclear after he did not leave Moscow on a planned flight to Cuba.

IRS chief says inappropriate screening was broad

The agency’s screening of tax-exempt groups was broader and lasted longer than had been previously disclosed.

Police identify victims in triple murder

Two men and a women were killed at a party early Saturday morning in Boston.

// Agent details Bulger’s role as informant

Even though “Whitey” Bulger’s attorneys claim he was not an informant, an FBI agent provided details from Bulger’s file today in court.

// Search near Hernandez home comes up empty

State Police searched a stream near the home of Aaron Hernandez today in the investigation of a recent murder.

Claude Julien and the Bruins are looking to avoid elimination in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final.

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Bruins vs. Blackhawks, 8:20 p.m. | Dan Shaughnessy

Bruins still expect to hoist Stanley Cup

These Bruins won’t go down without a fierce fight. They’ve been here before and know they can come back and win the series.

Abigail Fisher

Supreme Court sends affirmative action case back to lower court

The 7-1 decision leaves unsettled many questions about the use of race as a factor in college admissions.

Paddle boarders cooled off in Beverly on Monday afternoon.

Boston heats up as temperatures soar into mid-90s

Strong thunderstorms were forecast in parts of Mass. for Monday evening, while temperatures Tuesday could reach into the upper 90s.

Gomez, Markey ask voters to get to the polls tomorrow

Gabriel Gomez and Edward Markey spent their final day on the campaign trail making appeals to voters in dozens of stops from Springfield to Lawrence.



// Trusting in peace over war is effective diplomacy

American foreign policy too often relies on worst-case thinking.

Stanley Cup Final

Bruins Notebook

“I think the whole playoffs there’s been a lot of guys playing with injuries,” Bruins forward Nathan Horton said.

Dealing with pain just a part of NHL playoffs

Once the Stanley Cup Final concludes, both the Bruins and Blackhawks will divulge the ailments that have been concealed.