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O'Brien: Colbert the 'right person' for job

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 09:02
“I'm a huge fan of his as a comic and as a human being,” said Conan O'Brien of new “Late Show” host Stephen Colbert. “I think it's fantastic. I'm really glad that he got the job.”






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Obama reiterates call for equal pay for women

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 09:02
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is making his case for equal pay for women — a leading election-year issue for Democrats.






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Armed men seize eastern Ukraine police station

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 08:31
SLOVYANSK, Ukraine (AP) — Several dozen armed men seized a police station in a city in eastern Ukraine and hoisted the Russian flag above the building Saturday as tensions in the country's Russian-speaking regions intensify.






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Marathon bombing survivor, 1 year later

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 08:16
A year after the bombing, Marc Furcaile, the last survivor to leave the hospital, says he's 'still in a ton of pain' but feels like 'we have the whole world on our side.'






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Marathon bombing survivor, 1 year later

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 08:00
A year after the bombing, Marc Furcaile, the last survivor to leave the hospital, says he's 'still in a ton of pain' but feels like 'we have the whole world on our side.'






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Hernandez associates charged in murder

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 08:00
Two men associated with former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez were indicted on murder charges Friday.






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Report: NSA exploited Heartbleed bug

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 08:00
The National Security Agency knew about—and exploited—a glitch, known as the Heartbleed bug, that may expose sensitive imformation on many websites for at least two years.






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BPD officer in 2013 Marathon shootout dies

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 08:00
Boston Police Officer Dennis O. Simmonds, was recognized for his actions during the Watertown shootout with the suspected Marathon bombers, died yesterday after a medical emergency.






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O'Brien: Colbert 'right person' to do 'Late Show'

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 07:45
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Don't feel bad for Conan O'Brien. Again.






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Dzhokhar Tsarnaev friend claims he was high on marijuana the day he visited Tsarnaev's dorm room

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 22:28
One of the college friends of alleged Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev asked a federal judge Friday to dismiss charges that he lied to investigators about visiting Tsarnaev's dorm room several days after the attack, saying he repeatedly told authorities he could not recall the visit because he was high on marijuana.






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Harvard investigation leads to ‘expression of concern' on Brigham-led stem cell research

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 22:28
Two days after a heart research paper was retracted, questions have been raised about a stem cell study overseen by the same prominent Brigham and Women's Hospital cardiovascular researcher. In an “expression of concern” posted online Thursday night, editors of the British medical journal The Lancet said Harvard Medical School had notified them of an ongoing investigation examining the “integrity of certain data” used in two sets of images of cells in a 2011 paper overseen by Dr. Piero Anversa at the Brigham. Both papers examined the regenerative capacity of the heart, in an effort to harness cardiac stem cells to repair damaged or diseased heart muscle.






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Marathon survivor upset at 'Meet the Press'

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 22:28
A Boston Marathon bombing survivor says in a tweet that she left a Boston television studio in tears before a taping of NBC's "Meet the Press."
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Federal agency to probe Back Bay blaze that killed 2 firefighters

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 21:42
A team of federal fire investigators will be looking for answers in the furious Back Bay blaze late last month that killed two Boston firefighters.






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15 great bike rides

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 21:42
Planning a bike ride? From scenic beach outings to challenging mountain rides, here are a few great bike paths and trails to try.
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2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction highlights

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 19:07
Four female rockers helped honor inductee Nirvana at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on April 10, including Joan Jett (pictured). Check out which other musicians joined the ranks during the music and memory-filled show.






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Bruins sign Cornell's Brian Ferlin to entry-level contract

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 18:51
The Bruins have signed Cornell University forward Brian Ferlin to an entry-level contract, GM Peter Chiarelli announced on Friday.






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Game 11: Red Sox at Yankees live updates

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 18:36
Follow along with updates and commentary on tonight's Red Sox-Yankees game, the second of a four-game series in the Bronx. Game time is set for 7:05 p.m.






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Many local biotech stocks among those hit hard by this week's sharp selloff in financial markets

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 18:20
Long-galloping biotechnology shares stumbled this week, falling harder than the broader financial markets as stock watchers cited a move away from riskier investments. As stock prices plummeted, four US biotech startups, including Aldeyra Therapeutics of Burlington, delayed initial public offerings planned for late this week. Aldeyra, which is developing treatments for rare skin and eye... Read more






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Boston College senior fatally struck by taxis in New York City

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 17:49
A Boston College senior visiting New York for job interviews was struck and killed by two taxis, officials said.






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Gibson Sotheby's International Realty

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 17:49
View homes currently on the market around Greater Boston presented by Gibson Sotheby's International Realty.






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