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Steve Wynn drops Foxborough casino proposal

The casino developer abandoned plans to build a Foxborough gambling resort, a decision that reshuffles the competition for the sole Greater Boston casino license.

Governor Patrick has objected to the Secure Communities program on grounds that it nets many immigrants with no criminal convictions.

Illegal-immigrant scrutiny tightens in Mass.

A controversial federal program targeting illegal immigrants, particularly criminals, will expand in the state, despite longstanding opposition from Governor Patrick and advocates.

2 Mass. plans vie for savings on health care

In a plan to be unveiled today, Senate leaders will call for less aggressive spending limits on the health care industry than the House proposed, and fewer controls on high-priced hospitals.

Another NStar outage draws questions, outrage

A power outage Tuesday — triggered by a problem at the same Back Bay substation that caught fire in March — had residents and business owners in disbelief.

The Celtics’ Rajon Rondo lost control after stealing the ball from the Hawks in the final seconds of Game 5.

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Game 5: Hawks 87, Celtics 86

Hawks beat Celtics to extend series

The final seconds of Celtics’ playoff games at Philips Arena have not been Rajon Rondo’s best moments.

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Maurice Sendak at his Ridgefield, Conn., home with his German shepherd, Herman.

Path-setting children’s author Maurice Sendak dies

Mr. Sendak, who wrote and illustrated beloved and beguiling children’s books, most notably “Where the Wild Things Are,’’ died at 83, four days after suffering a stroke.