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Family, friends, teammates mourn Odin Lloyd

Members of the Boston Bandits, the semiprofessional football team Lloyd played for, attended the service.

John Tlumacki/Globe Staff

Hundreds packed a Mattapan church for the funeral service of Lloyd, 27, whose body was found earlier this month in North Attleborough.

Ecuador President Rafael Correa (left) and US Vice President Joe Biden.

Biden asks Ecuador to deny Snowden asylum

Ecuador’s president told Vice President Biden he can’t consider the request until NSA leaker Edward Snowden is in the country.

President Obama took questions during a Young African Leaders meeting at the Soweto University of Johannesburg.

Obama praises Mandela’s ‘moral courage’

President Obama met privately with Nelson Mandela’s family but did not visit the ailing anti-apartheid icon.

A dirt patch in front of the Medway Town Hall marks where officials thought a time capsule was buried.

Gretchen Ertl for the Boston Globe

Medway hunts for time capsule buried in ’63

The town is trying to find a container put in the ground 50 years ago, hoping to display the contents as part of a 300th anniversary celebration.

Dr. Granville Coggs during Harvard Medical School's 1953 class reunion held at Gordon Hall in Boston.

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Granville Coggs’ rhythm of life

Sixty years after graduating from Harvard Medical School, Dr. Coggs, a former Tuskegee Airman, is still marching to his own beat.

Nathan Horton will not re-sign with the Bruins prior to next Friday, making him an unrestricted free agent.

Bruins’ Nathan Horton to test free agency

Horton will not re-sign with the Bruins prior to next Friday, making him an unrestricted free agent.

Rajon Rondo has two years left on his contract for a total of $25 million.

Mavericks look to acquire Rondo, source says

The Dallas Mavericks are interested in Rajon Rondo to make one final championship run with Dirk Nowitzki and to help lure Dwight Howard, an NBA source said.

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In a report on marijuana possession arrest rates, the ACLU found that blacks were nearly four times more likely to be arrested than whites.


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