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Expect more cameras at events, Menino says

Boston Mayor Thomas Menino said large events like those for the Fourth of July will go on as planned, and will feature more surveillance cameras than in the past.

Review chairman says Clinton didn’t make Benghazi decision

The diplomat who wrote a report on the US consulate in Benghazi, Libya, defended his assessment but absolved then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton of decisions on security.

Senator blasts IRS targeting of tea party

Susan Collins, Republican senator from Maine, criticized the Internal Revenue Service for its scrutiny of conservative political groups.

Robert B. Parker’s writing desk in Cambridge.

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What to do when an author passes away

When Robert B. Parker died in January 2010, his family grappled with if — and how — to see to it that his characters lived on.

Thousands gathered at Town Field Park in Fields Corner in Dorchester on Sunday morning for the 17th Annual Mother's Day Walk for Peace.

Thousands gather for Mother’s Day Walk for Peace

Bostonians called for peace today in the wake of several recent shootings and stabbings and an unprecedented attack on the city last month.

// In life and words, Muslim leader bridges cultures

The Marathon bombings cast William Suhaib Webb, imam of the Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center, and his mission into a crucible.

Clayton Mortensen gave up a home run to Jose Bautista in the sixth inning, his second of the game.

blue jays 12, red sox 4

Blue Jays hit five home runs in rout of Red Sox

The hitting barrage by the Blue Jays sent the Red Sox to their eighth defeat in 10 games.


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Game 6 | Bruins at Leafs, 7:30 p.m.

Bruins hope to close out Maple Leafs

Clinging to a 3-2 series lead, it seems the Bruins’ modus operandi in the playoffs has been to push it seven games.

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Police officers stood guard near a house where an armed man with multiple hostages was barricaded in Trenton, N.J.

2 bodies found after NJ standoff; suspect killed

The bodies of a woman and a 13-year-old boy were found after a dayslong standoff at a home, and a suspect was killed as officers rescued three children, authorities said.