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Rockport barbershop closing is the end of an era

When Julian opened his shop in 1955, haircuts were a dollar, and he shared his building with a tailor and cobbler shop owned by his father-in-law.

Everett man charged with rape of teenager after party

An 18-year-old Everett man was arrested Friday for allegedly raping a teenager who was found unconscious in a driveway in early March, officials said.

Senate bill would add 30-day residency requirement to vote

New Hampshire voters would be required to live in the state for 30 days prior to voting if a bill passed by the state Senate on Thursday goes into effect.

Ski lift company warns ski resorts to check lifts

A chairlift company is warning US ski resorts to check about 170 lifts for potential problems after engineers announced that a design flaw likely contributed to a weekend accident that injured seven skiers in Maine.

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Genocide lies conviction is upheld

A federal appeals court has upheld the conviction of a New Hampshire woman found guilty of lying about her role in the 1994 Rwanda genocide so she could obtain US citizenship.

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Shayanna Jenkins walked from the stand after testifying during Aaron Hernandez’s murder trial.

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Hernandez was ‘normal’ after Lloyd’s death, fiancee says

The two men Aaron Hernandez allegedly committed a murder with were also “fine” hours after the killing of Odin Lloyd, Shayanna Jenkins testified.

A medical examiner’s testimony gave jurors a searing description of the death of Krystle Campbell, 29.

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Image of Krystle Campbell will stay with Tsarnaev jurors

A medical examiner depicted Campbell’s final moments lying on Boylston Street, her body ripped apart.

Woman indicted on charges of cheating One Fund Boston

Joanna Leigh was charged with fraudulently receiving almost $40,000 on the assertion that she suffered a traumatic brain injury.

Arthur Canter, 67, of Mattapoisett, is among those enrolled in the groundbreaking drug trial.

Researchers seek to short-circuit Alzheimer’s

A landmark study is the first medical trial to test whether a drug can prevent the disease in people who are at risk.

US v. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

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Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and his now-deceased brother, Tamerlan, allegedly set off explosives at the Boston Marathon.

Aaron Hernandez on trial

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The former Patriots tight end is charged with the murder of Odin Lloyd, whose body was found near Hernandez’s home.

Obituaries

From left, Senator Sam Ervin of North Carolina, Mr. Shaffer, Robert McCandless, and John Dean discussed top secret documents during a break in the Watergate hearings in 1973.

Charles Shaffer at 82; attorney for John Dean during Watergate

Before his high-profile representation of Dean, Mr. Shaffer served as a Justice Department lawyer during the Kennedy and Johnson administrations.

Kevin Cullen

Cullen is a columnist for the Metro section who previously wrote for the Foreign desk and Spotlight team. His column appears Tuesdays and Sundays.

Boston's 2024 Olympic bid

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Boston will compete with cities from around the world as it seeks to host the Summer Games in nine years.

Data desk

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Yes, we write software and design websites. But the New England economy chugged along for almost 400 years on the strength of other products.

Coverage of Thomas Menino

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Globe coverage of former Mayor Thomas Menino’s life and legacy.

Globe Investigations

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Read recent stories and ongoing investigations from the Globe’s journalists.

Special Report: The Longest Road

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At 17, the shadow fell: a devastating diagnosis of mental illness. Trouble, hospital, home, into the depths again. Now, he aims to make his way back.

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/12/25/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/BG_Moments_final2-7646.jpg Fourteen political moments of 2014

A mysterious fisherman. A geography blunder. A change of the guard at City Hall. Here’s a look at some of the top political moments of 2014.