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Fungal meningitis infections, deaths

New scrutiny for Bridgewater State Hospital after complaints

A federally funded watchdog group has launched an investigation into the alleged abuse and neglect of inmates at the facility.

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Inclusive spirit reassures Muslims after bombings

Muslims braced themselves for a backlash after the Marathon attack, but it never happened.

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TelexFree Mass. office raided in Internet fraud probe

The company has been accused in an alleged scheme that has the potential to rank among the largest international financial frauds.

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Late-hour work e-mailing sends unsettling message

Even as some companies encourage workers to unplug, many workers say they are afraid to go off-line.

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Warren memoir offers revealing inside tales

The campaign-style book, set to be released next week, contains colorful stories from the senator’s time in Washington.

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FBI’s repeated failures

Questions linger about how the FBI bungled the investigation of Tamerlan Tsarnaev.

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Explore Boston: with kids, grown-ups — or solo

Whether you’re in town for the Marathon, here are a few entertaining itineraries to make the most of your visit.

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N.H. Senate to vote on repeal of death penalty

The vote on the repeal is too close to call among the 24 senators who make up the chamber.

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Court deportations drop 43% in last five years

New deportation cases brought by the Obama administration in the nation’s immigration courts have been declining steadily since 2009.

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The peculiar urgency of mortality

I don’t mind empty calories — quite the opposite! — but empty experiences grate on me more than before.

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Ukraine push against rebels grinds to halt

A military operation that the Ukrainian government said would confront pro-Russian militants in the east of the country unraveled in disarray Wednesday.

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Fitness Expo draws Marathon runners and more

What began as a seminar for sports medicine in 1977 has evolved into a showcase of marathon related presentations, products, and service.

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Walsh refuses to release details of firefighters’ contract

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh said he would talk about the agreement once the firefighters vote on the deal.

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Bruins in unfamiliar spot as favorites

The Bruins have a lot going for them, and they have a lot of believers. But getting past Detroit won’t be easy.

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Panel suggests savings in union of Winchester Hospital, Lahey

The staff report projected savings of as much as $2.7 million a year.

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Jordanian airstrike hits Syrian vehicles

The unusual strike that underscored Jordan’s intensive efforts to maintain control over a border crisscrossed by smugglers, Syrian insurgents, and refugees.

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Ferry sinks off South Korea; 6 dead, 290 missing

The high number of people unaccounted for raised fears that the death toll could increase drastically.

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Parental custody? Not if they’re addicts

Drug use during pregnancy puts children at risk for future developmental problems, but the worst harm to the children comes from sending them home.

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Harvard’s sex-assault policy should require explicit consent

At schools such as Dartmouth, Yale, and MIT, undergraduate handbooks specify that sex is only deemed consensual if both parties actively agree to it.

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MGM asks gambling commission to delay awarding casino license

MGM does not want to pay about $200 million while the state casino law is under the threat of a possible repeal.

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