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Menino won’t allow Tsarnaev to be buried in Boston

Mayor Thomas Menino is recommending that Tamerlan Tsarnaev’s family return the body to his native Russia, his spokeswoman said.

Developer pitches $200m hotel, slot parlor in Boxborough

The Maryland developer wants to buy, renovate, and expand an existing Holiday Inn, and re-brand the property as a boutique hotel and casino.

Dow closes above 15,000 points for the first time

In another milestone, the Dow rose 87 points to close at 15,056 points Tuesday, a gain of 0.6 percent.

A house in Cleveland where Amanda Berry escaped. Berry (upper right before her kidnapping, bottom right on Monday evening) escaped Monday and called 911.


3 brothers arrested in Ohio kidnapping case

From left: Pedro Castro, Ariel Castro, and Onil Castro were brought into custody after three women who had vanished nearly a decade ago were found in a house owned by Ariel.

The Walgreens at Downtown Crossing.

Wendy Maeda/Globe staff


Walgreens in Downtown Crossing a sign of low ambition

If a pharmacy that slings mediocre sushi is an indication of what’s to come from Downtown Crossing’s rebirth, the long-struggling neighborhood is headed down a very bad path.

A team of city workers and archivists were working Tuesday morning to preserve paper memorials in Copley Plaza.

With rain due, city works to preserve paper memorials

The fragile keepsakes at Copley Square will be moved to the city archives.

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie secretly underwent weight loss surgery in February that experts say could help him if he gets exercise and watches what he eats.

N.J. Governor Christie had secret weight loss surgery

Governor Chris Christie underwent surgery in February that experts say could help him if he gets exercise and watches what he eats.

// Hanrahan on disabled list; Webster added to rotation

An injury to Joel Hanrahan forced the Red Sox to name Junichi Tazawa as closer, and they called up Allen Webster from Pawtucket to start on Wednesday.

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Rihanna gives Boston fans too little too late

When Rihanna took the stage at a sold-out TD Garden Monday night, she was 90 minutes late. The opening act was a no-show, leaving a DJ to fill three hours of silence.

More coverage of the bombings

MBTA Transit Police Officer Richard H. Donohue Jr.

Witnesses suggest friendly fire felled MBTA officer

Richard H. Donohue Jr. was shot on April 19 during an extraordinary gunfight in Watertown with the bombing suspects.


The Watertown shoot-out

A recap of the gun battle between police and the Tsarnaev brothers on a Watertown street, followed by Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s escape in an SUV.

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