Boston Olympic group ‘heartened’ after IOC meeting

The IOC is “very serious about making the Games sustainable,” said Steve Pagliuca, the new chairman of the Boston bid.

Attorney pleads not guilty in witness tampering case

Well-known attorney Timothy Flaherty allegedly bribed the victim of one of his clients with $2,500 so the victim would not testify in a hate crime case.

//[1].jpg Collier family asks judge to sentence Tsarnaev friend to 7 years

Dias Kadyrbayev, a college friend of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, could have prevented Sean Collier’s death, his family says.

Emergency Management worker John Mahon delivered cases of water to Brockton residents at West Middle School.

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Water main break leaves thousands dry in Brockton

Residents have been left without water or with dirty water and low pressure after the water main break in East Bridgewater.

// Man pleads guilty in Woburn officer’s shooting death

The second-degree murder charge stems from a Christmas 2010 jewelry robbery that ended with the murder of John Maguire.

Boston drug programs nearing capacity, report finds

Detox programs in Boston are operating at 97 percent capacity, even as a surge in opioid abuse threatens to increase demand on services.

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 27: Attorney General Loretta Lynch speaks at a packed news conference at the U.S. Attorneys Office of the Eastern District of New York following the early morning arrest of world soccer figures, including officials of FIFA, for racketeering, bribery, money laundering and fraud on May 27, 2015 in New York City. The morning arrests took place at a hotel where FIFA members were attending a meeting for the world governing body of soccer (football) in Switzerland. The Justice Department unsealed a 47 count indictment early Wednesday charging 14 world soccer figures. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

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What is the FIFA corruption probe all about?

So many questions are swirling following the arrest of top soccer officials. Here’s some answers.

Quincy still has a massive snow pile on its shores, as shown May 20.

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Filthy snow piles remain, even as temperatures climb

Trash-filled reminders of winter are still hanging around in parts of Boston, Quincy, and Somerville.

Pedestrians walked around the fountain on the Christian Science Plaza Tuesday as temperatures climbed into the 80s.

May could be the second driest on record for Boston

If no rain falls by Monday, the area could wind up with less than a 10th of its normal precipitation for this month.

(From left) Christopher, Claire, and Edward Goul.

Southern California triplets all accepted to MIT

Christopher, Claire, and Edward Goul, of Newport Beach, will start at the Cambridge institution in the fall.

// WMEX-AM will not carry Rush Limbaugh

The incoming owners of 1510 WMEX said they will pass on Rush Limbaugh after his distributor and WRKO failed to reach an extension.

May 27, 2015; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia (15) celebrates his home run with center fielder Mookie Betts (50) in the third inning against the Minnesota Twins at Target Field. Mandatory Credit: Brad Rempel-USA TODAY Sports

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Twins complete the sweep of Red Sox

The Red Sox lost their third straight game despite two home runs by Dustin Pedroia.

// Millennials embrace ‘vintage,’ but don’t call them hipsters

From arts and crafts to shuffleboard, some in “Generation Yawn” identify more with their grandparents than their Gen X predecessors.

Tracy Morgan attended The Comedy Awards in New York in 2012.

Tracy Morgan settles lawsuit with Walmart over fatal crash

The actor and comedian suffered head trauma, a broken leg, and broken ribs in the crash, which killed fellow comedian James McNair.

Nicholas Lee, 11, of Diamond Bar, Calif. reacted as he correctly spelled

Contestants hit the stage in the 2015 National Spelling Bee

Highlights from the preliminary rounds of the contest, in which 283 regional champions compete for more than $37,000 in cash and prizes.

The Big Picture

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Texas flooding

Major rainfall over the past few days has caused severe flooding and property damage in parts of Texas.