TelexFree sends alleged victims parting shot

The company regulators allege ran a Ponzi scheme sent out tax forms claiming to have paid investors money they say they never received.

Boston Marathon

Apology for fake bib

Foursquare founder Dennis Crowley said he didn’t mean to cause any harm by duplicating a registered runner’s bib number.

Third baseman Will Middlebrooks applies the tag as the Blue Jays’ Jose Bautista is thrown out trying to steal in the fourth inning. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)


Red Sox rebound with rout of Blue Jays

Toronto starter Mark Buehrle had allowed just two runs all season entering the game, but gave up seven on Friday.

Anonymous attack on Children’s continues

Boston Children’s Hospital experienced a cyber attack Friday, even though some members of Anonymous called for its end.

//[1]-13266.jpg Girl stabbed for allegedly refusing prom invite

Maren Sanchez was stabbed in a hallway of Jonathan Law High School in Milford, about an hour’s drive from New York City.

A boy’s passion for hockey took Bergeron to his goal

Now a candidate for the NHL MVP award, Patrice Bergeron’s impressive portfolio continues to increase, as does his value to the Bruins.

At Ward 8, a drink called the Moscow Mule is served in a copper mug that gets stolen quite a bit.

At the bar, they’re taking more than a drink

With the increasing popularity of craft cocktails, people are stealing the quirky mugs and glasses they are served in.

Loui Eriksson (21) and the Bruins have an opportunity to win their first-round series against the Red Wings in Game 5 on Saturday afternoon. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports


Game 5 presents opportunity for Bruins

With a 3-1 lead, the Bruins can close out their series with the Red Wings on Saturday afternoon.

Of all the authoritarian Arab states researchers studied, only one now meets the standards of electoral democracy.

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How can America really promote democracy abroad?

One lesson of the Arab Spring: We’re putting billions of dollars into efforts that may not help.


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