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Obama signals he plans to wind down drone strikes

President Obama also suggested the creation of a secret court that would have to sign off on the strikes and pushed again to close the Guantanamo Bay detention center.

Ibragim Todashev.

Marathon bombings

Wife says man was never questioned in Waltham murders

The wife and best friend of the Chechen man killed by an FBI agent in Orlando Wednesday say he was not questioned about the unsolved murders.

Sister of Marathon bombing victim released from hospital

The family of Martin Richard, who was killed in the blasts, said his sister, Jane, is “in good spirits and looking forward to beginning the next phase of her recovery.”

Serial rapist sentenced to two consecutive terms behind bars

Gary Alan Irving spent 34 years on run and was captured by Massachusetts State Police earlier this year in Maine.

From left, Bruins fourth-liners Gregory Campbell, Daniel Paille, and Shawn Thornton celebrate after Campbell scored in Game 2.


Game 4 | Bruins at Rangers, 7 p.m.

Bruins’ scrappy fourth line embracing role

Expectations for Daniel Paille, Gregory Campbell, and Shawn Thornton were humble, but their contributions are a big part of the Bruins’ playoff success.

Friday Preview | MOVIE REVIEW

Still fast, still furious, it all still hangs together

Vin Diesel and the “Fast & Furious” handlers seem eager to assert how they’ve molded a series of installments into, yep, a saga, complete with twisty continuity.

Michael Douglas at the piano in “Behind the Candelabra.”

Friday preview | Television review

Michael Douglas hits the right notes as Liberace

Beautifully written and directed, HBO’s “Behind the Candelabra” doesn’t quite fit into the biopic genre — simply because it is so good.

May 28 1984: Justin Billard, 5, in his sailor suit, saluted as a color guard passed his spot on Highland Avenue during the Memorial Day parade in Somerville.

From the Archives | Photo gallery

Memorial Day

Memorial Day was first named “Decoration Day,” referring to the decoration of the graves of soldiers who died in the Civil War.

Edward “Ned” C. Johnson III

Fidelity selling limo firm launched by ‘Ned’ Johnson

The firm’s iconic chairman launched limousine service BostonCoach in 1985 after waiting too long for a taxi at the airport.