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Kazakhstan says it is cooperating with US

The nation’s government emphasized that two young Kazakh men arrested in the Marathon bombing investigation were not charged with the actual attack.

An image of the BMW and plate from posted by Kadrybayev on VKontakte, a Russian social media site.

Kazakh men drove BMW with ‘Terrorista #1’ license plate

The fathers of the two men arrested in the Marathon bomb investigation say the license plate was just a gag.

Student held without bail after alleged Facebook threat

A Methuen High School student is being held without bail after allegedly vowing to “outdo the Boston Marathon bombings.”

Pål Sverre Hagen (below) as Thor Heyerdahl in “Kon-Tiki,” about the 1947 crossing of the Pacific on a balsa-wood raft.

Friday preview | Movie Review

‘Kon-Tiki’ isn’t quite adventurous enough

The movie that re-creates Thor Heyerdahl’s 1947 crossing of the Pacific on a raft is caught between a Boy’s Own Adventure and a character study of a charming monomaniac.

From the archives | Photo gallery

//[1].jpg Hoop rolling race at Wellesley College

Traditionally held on May Day, Wellesley College has held a hoop rolling race in spring before graduation since 1895.

Boston Fire Spokesman Steve MacDonald spoke with reporters at a press conference outside of the scene of a deadly Allston house fire.

Fire that killed BU student caused by smoking materials

The Allston fire that killed a 22-year-old BU student was started by the careless disposal of smoking materials, fire officials said.

// 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.


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Roots firmly planted in Boston, Richie launches a mayoral bid

When she came to Boston in 1979, Charlotte Golar Richie’s family worried she would not be welcome. Now, the nonprofit executive is running for mayor of the city.


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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.