Officials identify soldier killed in Ottawa shootings

Police secured the scene of a shooting on Parliament Hill in Ottawa.

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Authorities said Cpl. Nathan Cirillo died after being shot while guarding Canada’s National War Memorial.


// Maura Healey for attorney general

Her competitive drive is tempered by a deep understanding of complex and high-stakes issues.


// Deb Goldberg for state treasurer

Unlike her opponent, Goldberg has held elected office on the local level, gaining valuable political and fiscal experience.

Hiawatha Bray | Tech Lab

// Here come the pay phones

This is no ordinary shopping spree. This is research into a quartet of digital wallets that transmit financial data to retail credit-card terminals.

The Secret Service responded on the North Lawn of the White House after a man jumped the fence  Wednesday evening.

Man is captured after jumping fence at White House

The Secret Service apprehended a man just inside the fence at the White House.

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Bill Belichick sent Darrelle Revis home for being late

Revis did not practice Tuesday, and league sources said it was because he was late to the Patriots facility.

Shirley Leung | Magazine

Why do female CEOs get fired more often than male ones?

The reason female CEOs get fired more often may lie in a term you’ve never heard: The Glass Cliff.

// Academic fraud case includes more than 3,100 UNC students

The students — nearly half of them athletes — enrolled in classes they didn’t have to show up for and received inflated grades.