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Judge rules against Bulger immunity for murders

The ruling today delivered a major blow to James “Whitey’’ Bulger’s defense.

Patriots opt not to use franchise tag

It is the first time since 2008 that the team has not used the tag to designate a franchise player.

A Hess station in Hoboken, N.J.

Hess to exit the gas station business

Shedding the green and white gas stations that stretch from New Hampshire to Florida will allow the company to broaden production capabilities.

Rage drove Wayland man, psychiatrist testifies

Nathaniel Fujita did not have a mental impairment when he killed his ex-girlfriend, a prosecution witness said today.

Clarice Maloney, 21, and several fellow students gathered in the cafeteria at Boston Day and Evening Academy.

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Program finds shelter for homeless students in Mass.

YouthHarbors fills an urgent need in student homelessness and provides assistance to young adults struggling to make it on their own.

A view of a proposed development on the corner of Massachusetts Avenue and Boylston Street in Bosotn’s Back Bay.

Major complex planned for Back Bay

The towering, $360 million structure at the corner of Massachusetts Avenue and Boylston Street will feature a hotel, as well as residential and retail space.

// Scandals cast shadow ahead of conclave

Cardinals are discussing problems facing the church as they prepare to elect a new pope.

// Obama taps two from Mass. for top posts

The president today nominated Ernest Moniz as energy secretary and Gina McCarthy as EPA chief.


Gabriel Gomez won’t refuse outside ads

The Republican Senate candidate refused to sign the “People’s Pledge” to keep outside groups from running ads or sending mailers in the election campaign.

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From the Archives | Photo Gallery

//[1].jpg Ski season

Beginning in the 1930s, New England ski trails quickly expanded, and today skiing isn’t the quaint small business it once was.