Victims hospitalized after double stabbing at Tufts frat

Tufts senior Anthony Debenedetto walked past the scene of a reported stabbing at the Tufts University Delta Tau Delta fraternity house.

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The deputy chief of the Somerville police told reporters outside the fraternity that the attackers and victims knew each other.

Bob Ordemann was laid off despite record profits at Cisco.

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Divided Nation

Feast for investors sells workers short

As US companies spend billions repurchasing shares, their employees and the economy may pay the price.

// John Kerry breaks leg in bike crash; ends overseas trip early

US Secretary of State John Kerry has broken his leg in bike crash near Geneva and has called off the rest of a four-nation trip.

Student-athletes studied in the Zone at English High School. There are Zone study centers at 20 high schools

Despite Scholar Athletes program, Boston still fails student athletes

John Fish?s multimillion-dollar charity works wonders to address deficiencies in Boston?s athletics. But the city has yet to step up.

// Vice President Biden?s son, Beau, dies of brain cancer

Biden, 46, was a member of the Delaware National Guard and former Delaware AG.

// Body of Worcester man found buried in R.I. backyard

Officials were conducting their second search of a home when they discovered Domingo Ortiz?s body buried under a deck.

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// Adding names, faces drives home martyrs? stories

Anti-Christian persecution is happening around the world ? not just in the Middle East.

// Officer shot in face talks of his recovery

John Moynihan is looking forward to looking in the mirror and seeing a smile return to his partially paralyzed face.

Carolyn Lynch, wife of legendary Fidelity Magellan fund manager Peter Lynch, honed her bridge skills during a long convalescence.

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Carolyn Lynch quietly becomes world champion bridge player

The wife of the legendary former Fidelity Magellan Fund manager Peter Lynch also has five national titles in the complicated game.

New Boston liquor licenses make slow progress

After making more licenses available, officials expected many applicants from underserved neighborhoods. It hasn?t happened yet.

Nadia Alawa sorted donated clothing to be bagged and shipped at a Nashua storage facility.

From small-town N.H., a stream of relief to Syria

A mother of eight and an all-out force for good, Nadia Alawa built an aid organization in her home, providing supplies, schooling, and more to Syria.

Patriots kicker Stephen Gostkowski, who has missed one extra point in nine years, is taking the rule change in stride.


What (extra) point is the NFL trying to make?

The NFL might be the only American business that wants its employees to be less productive and less efficient.

David Prak, 23, works in the kitchen at the United Teen Equality Center in Lowell.

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Seeking second chance, a Lowell dropout embraces education

?When I was younger, I would never see me [graduating] and I?m actually doing it,? David Prak said.

John Farrell, who was ejected by home plate umpire Todd Tichenor on Friday night, seems to be taking the heat for the Red Sox?s struggles.


As Red Sox stumble, John Farrell is feeling the heat

After possibly Boston?s worst loss this year, the even-keeled manager is under pressure.

?I?ve never seen anything like it,? worker says of lingering snow pile

Crews from the Boston department of public works are dealing with trash left by the melting snow ? and the job stinks.

Scott Kirsner | Innovation Economy

// Pricey drugs steer health care to precipice

The industry is doing everything in its power to look like Monty Burns, the money-hungry mogul on ?The Simpsons.?

epa04774885 The sun is seen setting behind buildings on 42nd Street during the Manhattanhenge, a twice a year occurrence in which the setting sun aligns with the street grid of New York City, in Manhattan, New York , USA, 29 May 2015. This year the sun was mostly obscured by low-level clouds. EPA/PETER FOLEY


Some ?Manhattanhenge? hopes dashed by clouds

The highly-photographed event is a twice-a-year occurrence where the setting sun aligns with the street grid of New York City.

Ground Game

// N.H. endorsement tracker

James Pindell tracks the state?s 115 most desirable endorsements for Democrats seeking the presidency.


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// Arguments for TPP don?t make sense

The Obama administration is trying to argue that the deal would be a bulwark against rising Chinese influence.

The Big Picture

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Scenes from daily life in May 2015

From graduations to beautiful beaches to blooming flowers, a look at daily scenes around the world this May.