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FAA to close 5 Mass. airport towers

The towers at airports in Beverly, New Bedford, Lawrence, Worcester, and Norwood will shut down early next month as part of 149 nationwide closures.

President Barack Obama reviewed the National honor guard with Jordan King Abdullah II (not pictured) upon his arrival at Al-Hummar Royal offices in Amman, Jordan March 22, 2013.

Timing was right for Israel’s apology to Turkey, Obama says

President Barack Obama helped arrange the call between the two countries shortly before leaving Israel.

2009 Harvard A Team Students

Harvard stripped of quiz titles

A member of the Harvard team for the National Academic Quiz Tournaments allegedly accessed questions prepared for the tournaments.

Aisling McCarthy Brady, a nanny charged with assault and battery of a one-year-old girl in Cambridge, who subsequently died.

Prosecutors expect to upgrade charges against nanny

An autopsy on the 1-year-old victim is not complete, but prosecutors say they expect to file more charges against a nanny accused of assaulting a child in her care.

From left: Erik Lochtefeld, Michael Manuel, and Paul Giamatti in Yale Repertory Theatre’s “Hamlet.’’

Joan Marcus

Stage Review

At Yale Rep, Paul Giamatti plays Hamlet as antic Everyschlub

Giamatti’s portrayal of Hamlet reaches a white-hot intensity at times, but the production as a whole just doesn’t hold together.

Conference-goers at the wheels of the game.

Crowds pack PAX East in Boston

Thousands of video game fans, many dressed in costumes, flocked to the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center today for a look at the newest industry developments.

Mike Bruesewitz of the Wisconsin Badgers reacted after losing 57-46 to the Ole Miss Rebels during the second round of the 2013 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament.

March Madness

No. 5 Wisconsin goes cold

Mississippi outworked the Badgers in the last eight or nine minutes of the 57-46 loss to Ole Miss, a Wisconsin player said.


Two days in court

More than 50 cases passed through Suffolk Superior Court over two days, yet, if the deck is stacked against these offenders, the reality is far worse for their victims.


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Will Jackie Bradley Jr. make the Red Sox roster?

Projecting the Red Sox roster

Is Jackie Bradley Jr. in the Red Sox’ plans? Peter Abraham breaks down how he thinks the roster will look when camp ends.

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