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epa05397499 A Russian man pays tribute in front of the Turkey embassy in Moscow, Russia, 29 June 2016, to victims of the three separate gun and bomb attacks outside and inside the terminal of Istanbul's Ataturk international airport on 28 June. At least 41 people were killed and more than 230 others were wounded in the attacks at the international airport, media reported. EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV

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A man paid tribute at Turkey’s embassy in Moscow.

The scene of the terror attack remained closed off Wednesday.

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The scene of the terror attack remained closed off Wednesday.

People reacted as they waited for victims’ bodies in front of a morgue in Istanbul.


People reacted as they waited for victims’ bodies in front of a morgue in Istanbul.

A bystander comforted another woman in a building near the bombing scene.


A bystander comforted another woman in a building near the bombing scene.

Bullet holes could still be seen throughout the Istanbul airport.

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Bullet holes could still be seen throughout the Istanbul airport.

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Paramedics pushed a stretcher at the airport.

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Passengers embraced each other at the entrance to Istanbul’s Ataturk airport.

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Turkish rescue services carried a victim from the scene.

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People cried as they left the airport.

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A view of the entrance of the Ataturk airport in Istanbul.

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An entrance of the airport in Istanbul after the explosions.

TURKEY SLIDER1 Security blocks the road towards Turkey's largest airport, Istanbul Ataturk, Turkey, June 28, 2016. REUTERS/Osman Orsal


Security blocked the road towards Istanbul’s Ataturk airport.


// 37 of Istanbul airport attack victims identified

The death toll from Tuesday’s attack rose to 41, while officials have reopened the Ataturk airport.

// Istanbul airport attack: What we know so far

A look at what is known and remains to be determined in Tuesday’s deadly attack at Ataturk International Airport.

// Fast Forward: Beacon Hill talks ride-sharing, Trump in New England

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// Drug companies focus attention on smaller hospitals

At a number of community hospitals, well more than half of the affiliated doctors were beneficiaries of payments, according to a new analysis.

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// Kosciuszko Circle needs fixing, Kraft soccer stadium or not

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// In VW showrooms, there is little to show from the settlement

For the public faces of Volkswagen — the dealers — the company’s sweeping settlement actually settles very little.

// Newton-Needham innovation corridor slowly developing

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The eastern summit of Mount Greylock provides sweeping views of the town of Adams in the valley below.

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With J.K. Rowling’s magic, Mass. peak joins ‘Potter’ lore

Mount Greylock, the state’s highest peak, plays a key role in a story the “Harry Potter” author released online Tuesday.

// Bill Belichick pays tribute to Buddy Ryan

Belichick said Ryan “was father to a great football family that carries on his coaching and defensive tradition.”

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// Travis Shaw puts charge into Red Sox win

The third baseman hit a solo home run, a two-run double, and a two-run single as the Red Sox snapped a three-game slide.

// Put the sanitizer away: The T isn’t as bad as you think

What you come across riding public transit isn’t worse than what you’d come across in a hand shake.

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// Boston Globe coverage and the movie ‘Spotlight’

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