Bulger can’t use immunity defense, judge rules

The ruling that James “Whitey” Bulger cannot claim he received immunity from law enforcement officials deals a serious blow to Bulger’s defense strategy.

3 accused of obstructing bomb investigation

Authorities charged two ­Kazakh nationals and a Cambridge man with trying to destroy or cover up evidence linking their college friend to the Marathon explosions.

Portrait emerges of immigrants’ friendship with bombing suspect

Dias Kadyrbayev and Azamat Tazhayakov were charged with helping cover up their friend Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s alleged role in the Boston bombings.

GOP Senate nominee Gabriel Gomez greeted people at the Broadway MBTA station Wednesday. Representative Edward J. Markey appeared at a unity press conference.

Markey, Gomez spar on outside funding

Gabriel E. Gomez kicked off the special US Senate election by criticizing Edward J. Markey for refusing to sign a pledge to limit special interest money.

Obama nominates commerce secretary, trade representative

President Obama announced nominations for Secretary of Commerce and US Trade Representative in a Rose Garden ceremony.

The Red Sox are allowed to use Yawkey Way (above) and Lansdowne Street on game days.

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Red Sox seek permanent street-lease deal

The team has made tens of millions of dollars from concession stands outside the gates and seats atop the Green Monster.

Clay Buchholz improved to an MLB-best 6-0 with his win on Wednesday. )

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Is Clay Buchholz the best pitcher in baseball?

At 6-0 with a 1.01 ERA,Buchholz is blowing everyone’s mind and can make a strong case as MLB’s best pitcher.

Dan Shaughnessy

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Suddenly, the Knicks have become the 2004 Yankees, in danger of becoming the first NBA team ever to blow a 3-0 series lead.

Kevin Garnett had 16 points and 18 rebounds in the win over the Knicks.

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Celtics force Game 6 against Knicks

The Knicks intended to bury the Celtics. But Boston’s hard-fought road win forced a Game 6 back at home on Friday.

Yvonne Abraham

Back from the edge, and running for mayor

The story of how an alcoholic who hit bottom 18 years ago rose to become a mayoral candidate.


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Dennis Seidenberg, Wade Redden, and Brad Marchand celebrate Nathan Horton’s go-ahead goal in the first period.

Bruins beat Maple Leafs in Game 1

David Krejci had a goal and two assists as the Bruins, shaking off their recent rust, dominated in their playoff opener.

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Doug Owsley, division head for Physical Anthropology at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History, displays the skull and facial reconstruction of

Archaeologists find evidence of cannibalism at Jamestown

Archaeologists excavating a trash pit at the Jamestown colony site in Virginia have found the first physical evidence of cannibalism among the desperate population.


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‘Iron Man 3’: Third time isn’t quite the charm

“Iron Man 3” is the weakest in the series, and it suffers from confused plotting and more noisy nonsense than even a comic-book movie should have to put up with.


A “Great Gatsby”-influenced Spring/Summer 2012 fashion by Marchesa.

‘Gatsby’ an unmistakable influence on the runway

“Great Gatsby”-era styles have had a strong influence on the runways for the past two years, including flapper dresses and details such as fringe, feathers, and metallic fabrics.