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Bomb suspect’s mother wants body returned to Russia

“The devil is waiting for him!” a protester shouted outside a Worcester funeral home Monday, where Tamerlan Tsarnaev’s body is being held.

// Judge orders Cambridge man released on bail

Robel Phillipos, 19, is accused of lying to investigators to help bomb suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

From left, Antonio Matos, Hector Baez-Cruz, Erianiss Murillo, and Allegra Martinez were seen during procedings in a Woburn courtroom, where the four pleaded guilty to charges stemming from their 2011 masked armed robbery of a Woburn jewelry store.


Four plead guilty in 2011 Woburn jewelry store heist

A judge called the crime, which left a police officer shot, “one of the worst armed robberies that I have seen.”

Worcester bishop apologizes for drunken driving arrest

Bishop Robert J. McManus, head of the Diocese of Worcester, admitted to a “terrible error in judgment” after his arrest.

Dr. Johanna Lantz discussed her observations with an associate, Matt Northrup.

Philip Kamrass for the Boston Globe

Northeastern team puts patients first in health tech

Students and faculty are developing devices and apps to monitor patients and give feedback that can improve the delivery of care.

Clay Buchholz is making his first start since being accuse of doctoring the ball. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

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Clay Buchholz will be watched closely tonight

In his first start since being accused of doctoring the baseball, the Sox righty can expect scrutiny from umpires and MLB officials.

A box of preserved cicadas, including emerging insects and molted exoskeletons, in storage at the Smithsonian Institution's Museum Support Center in Camp Springs, Md.

Billions of cicadas set to blanket East Coast

Any day now, a large number of the noisy insects will crawl out of the earth after 17 years underground looking for just one thing: sex.

Christopher L. Gasper

// Sports world is still far too homophobic

Jason Collins’s coming out was a sign of progress, but the male sports world still has lots of catching up to do to shed its insular macho culture.

Reynaldo Decerega’s inadvertent elbow to the face of President Obama (below) resulted in 12 stitches and unwanted publicity.

Man who roughed up Obama finally speaks

It took 849 days for Reynaldo Decerega to finally discuss the inadvertent elbow he delivered in a basketball game that resulted in 12 stitches for the president.