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FBI says Russians out to steal technology from Boston firms

The FBI’s Boston office said entrepreneurs could unwittingly be drawn into industrial espionage if they work with Russian-backed venture capital firms.

// Protesters say Ukrainian region is independent

The demonstrators in eastern Ukraine urged Russian President Putin to send in troops.

Remy used chair, bar of soap in alleged attack, source says

The alleged incident last week against an inmate has prompted new charges against Jared Remy, an official said.

An image of letters sent by James “Whitey” Bulger.

Bulger planned to ask for ‘break’ for girlfriend

In lengthy letters, “Whitey” Bulger portrayed himself as a gangster with values and standards who has been demonized by the media.

The UConn men’s basketball team celebrates after winning the NCAA championship game against Kentucky.


UConn 60, Kentucky 54

UConn beats Kentucky to win NCAA title

UConn defeated Kentucky, 60-54, Monday night to win its fourth men’s basketball national title.

Red Sox starter John Lackey may look frustrated, but he’s pleased as the Rangers’ J.P. Arencibia is retired to end the top of the seventh. It was Lackey’s final batter.


Red Sox break three-game skid, defeat Rangers

The Red Sox won their first game at Fenway this season behind a strong effort by John Lackey and two RBIs by Jackie Bradley Jr.

A family photo shows Marina Keegan in India during the summer of 2011.

Book showcases work of writer killed at young age

A book by Marina Keegan, a young writer with high potential who was killed in a car crash two years ago, is being published this week.


opinion | Jennifer Graham

// Lent an excuse, challenge for anorexics

For those with eating disorders, it’s a welcome cover that can’t last long enough.