Accreditation at risk at Bridgewater State Hospital

Following a surprise inspection, the agency that accredits mental health facilities gave the hospital 45 days to respond to its findings.

5 US troops killed by apparent friendly fire in Afghanistan

It is one of the worst such incidents involving US or coalition troops since the start of the nearly 14 year war.

Diversity lags in full-time city hires under Walsh

Mayor Walsh has predominantly hired men and filled most full-time jobs with white employees in his first five months in office.

// N.H. town captivated by trial in a private way

People in Dover are keeping up with a lurid case involving the slaying of a UNH student ? but keeping it to themselves.

A scrap of police tape marked the spot whereaman was shot to death on Harold Street in Roxbury on Sunday.


Decades later, tragic echo outside a family home

Almost twenty-one years ago, a man was gunned down outside his Roxbury home. On Sunday, his younger brother met the same fate.

Stephen Drew has started slowly at the bat but believes he is contributing on defense. AP Photo/Tony Dejak


Stephen Drew: ?It will work out for the best?

The mild-mannered Drew?s oblique strain further clouds his odd return to the Red Sox.

// Kennedy letters fiercely protected for decades

The dispute over letters Jacqueline Kennedy wrote to an Irish priest is only the latest twist in a years-long effort by Caroline Kennedy.


Walk a mile in their scandals

If political corruption were an Olympic sport, there would be more gold in Rhode Island than Fort Knox.


Book Review

// ?Scalia: A Court of One? by Bruce Allen Murphy

Murphy?s subject, Justice Antonin Scalia, may well be the most combative and controversial member of the high court in US history.


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