Boston merchants hope bombing not labeled terrorism

The Marathon bombings are presenting the first major test of an insurance law passed after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks to regulate coverage.

Maple Leafs forward ClarkeMacArthur beat Johnny Boychuk, then goaltender Tuukka Rask to give Toronto a 2-0 lead early in the third period.


Game 5 | Maple Leafs 2, Bruins 1

Bruins come up short

The Bruins came close to tying it, but the Leafs scratched out a 2-1 win to send the series back to Toronto with the Bruins up, 3-2.

David Krejci and Maple Leafs defenseman Carl Gunnarsson fight for position in front of the Toronto net in the first.

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Bruins take the hard road again

We should know by now that the Bruins never, ever do it the easy way. They rarely get the job done in five games. It’s usually seven.

Jazz ensemble trumpeters Morgan Milender (left) and Brenden Johnson rehearsed at Foxborough High.

Foxborough, Lexington ensembles tap Ellington spirit

High school jazz ensembles will be among 15 finalists this weekend in the “Essentially Ellington” competition in New York.

Boston Children’s Hospital doctor barred for ‘spiritual diagnosis’

A psychiatrist who became convinced his 16-year-old patient suffered from “evil spirits” has been barred from practicing medicine.

Cardinal O’Malley says he’ll boycott BC graduation

Cardinal Sean P. O’Malley will not attend because Prime Minister Enda Kenny of Ireland, who supports narrow abortion rights, is speaking.

Artist, philosopher, and auto mechanic Mahmood Rezaei-Kamalabad set up shop near Fresh Pond in Cambridge.

Drivers find place for spiritual, philosophical growth

The Aladdin Auto Repair Gallery in Cambridge is as much a place to contemplate ­philosophy and faith as it is a garage and art gallery.

Moo Kho Paw (left) and Naw Test made candles at Prosperity Candle in Easthampton.

Candlemaker aims to help impoverished women

A Easthampton candle company is targeting a worldwide market and aims to provide women a path to self-sufficiency in the process.

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State Department sought to change Libya talking points

Political considerations influenced the talking points that UN Ambassador Susan Rice used five days after the deadly Sept. 11 assault in Benghazi, Libya, according to department e-mails.


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Stephen G. Whitley of New York ISO (at left) and Gordon van Welie of ISO New England (at right), with colleagues from the Northeast at Friday’s energy conference.

Changes urged for fueling power grid

The Northeast needs a more diverse mix of fuel to generate power, and more pipeline and transmission capacity to bring the energy here, officials said.


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Underground Railway Theater is staging Lisa Loomer’s “Distracted,’’ the story of a boy with ADD and the effects on people close to him.

Lisa Loomer’s ‘Distracted’ diagnoses our society’s ADD

The play is the story of a boy with attention deficit disorder and what it does to his family, and along the way it also makes the case that ADD is an apt metaphorical diagnosis for our times.