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Nanny held on high bail; old allegations come to light

Prosecutors said they expect to charge Aisling McCarthy Brady with murder when an autopsy on toddler Rehma Sabir is complete.

MIDDLESEX DISTRICT ATTORNEY

Lawyers for Aisling ­McCarthy Brady, the Quincy nanny accused of assaulting the now-deceased toddler in her care, say she played no part in the death.

This Quincy home is believed to be the home of nanny Aisling McCarthy Brady.

Much to check before entrusting a child’s care

The news that a nanny has been charged with assaulting a Cambridge girl who subsequently died revives a feeling of uncertainty for local parents.

2 costly LNG terminals sit idle

Two recently-built liquefied natural gas terminals off the coast of Gloucester haven’t received a drop of imported fuel in more than two years.

The MBTA created its clocks on a relative shoestring budget, using an in-house team of tech-savvy employees.

Barry Chin / Globe Staff / File 2012

T riders happier with countdown signs for next train

After the countdown clocks appeared last summer, satisfaction with the MBTA’s performance jumped 15 percent.

Manti Te’o will talk about his misadventures in cyber love to Katie Couric Thursday on her daytime talk show.

Stories of love, deception have long been entwined

The story of Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o and his fake girlfriend is a head-scratcher, but romantic con games are as old as cupid’s bow and arrows.

The Nation

GOP leaders look ready to accede, for short term

President Obama’s inaugural speech set a number of Republicans on edge.

By Jonathan Weisman

President Obama’s aggressive inaugural address could bring a more pragmatic tone from congressional Republicans, if not a shift in beliefs.

Nebraska governor OK’s new route for pipeline

By John M. Broder

Governor Dave Heineman brushed aside opposition over the Keystone XL pipeline, putting approval of the pipeline in the hands of the Obama administration.

Pennsylvania minister guilty in wife’s murder

By Michael Rubinkam

A former pastor awaiting trial in the 1999 death of his first wife was convicted Tuesday of fatally bludgeoning his second wife nine years later.

The World

Weakened Netanyahu likely to serve a 3d term

Supporters of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu celebrated in Tel Aviv, but his party lost seats in Parliament.

By Jodi Rudoren

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu emerged from Israel’s national election likely to serve a third term.

Indonesia court gives British woman death sentence

Lindsay Sandiford, shown inside a Bali courtroom during her trial early this month, said she was threatened and forced to smuggle the 8.4 pounds of cocaine by a gang.

By Sara Schonhardt

An Indonesian court sentenced a 56-year-old British woman to death Tuesday for smuggling $2.5 million worth of cocaine onto the island of Bali.

Insult charges on rise under Mohammed Morsi

By Salma El Wardany

The president’s first 200 days in office have seen more lawsuits filed on charges of ‘‘insulting the president’’ than all Egyptian rulers since 1892, a leading rights group said.

Editorial & Opinion

scot lehigh

To succeed, Obama must take his case to the people

By Scot Lehigh

Because of GOP legislative intransigence, President Obama would be wise to go outside the capital and wage a campaign for what he wants done inside the Capitol.

paul mcmorrow

Criminally ugly

The Middlesex jail building is mostly vacant and laced with asbestos.

By Paul McMorrow

A plan state officials recently endorsed would compound everything that’s wrong with the Middlesex jail building, and cement it in place.

editorial

Ending ‘silent filibuster’ will help the Senate function again

A “silent filibuster” — the threat, sometimes sent by email, to delay action — is so easy that the minority party has every reason to use it regularly.

Metro

Nanny held on high bail; old allegations come to light

Prosecutors said they expect to charge Aisling McCarthy Brady with murder when an autopsy on toddler Rehma Sabir is complete.

By Peter Schworm and Travis Andersen

Lawyers for Aisling ­McCarthy Brady, the Quincy nanny accused of assaulting the now-deceased toddler in her care, say she played no part in the death.

Much to check before entrusting a child’s care

This Quincy home is believed to be the home of nanny Aisling McCarthy Brady.

By Sarah Schweitzer

The news that a nanny has been charged with assaulting a Cambridge girl who subsequently died revives a feeling of uncertainty for local parents.

T riders happier with countdown signs for next train

The MBTA created its clocks on a relative shoestring budget, using an in-house team of tech-savvy employees.

By Eric Moskowitz

After the countdown clocks appeared last summer, satisfaction with the MBTA’s performance jumped 15 percent.

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Adrian Walker

Governor Patrick’s call to pay for the future

By Adrian Walker

Three-alarm blaze damages Lynn house

By Lauren Dezenski and Todd Feathers

Cambridge

Verdicts in Harvard cheating case are issued

By Katherine Landergan

Boston

12-year-old found after all-day search

By Derek J. Anderson

Business

2 costly LNG terminals sit idle

By Jay Fitzgerald

Two recently-built liquefied natural gas terminals off the coast of Gloucester haven’t received a drop of imported fuel in more than two years.

Citing costs, Steward cuts hospital guards

The Holy Family Hospital in Methuen was one of four Steward-owned where guards were replaced.

By Katie Johnston

Steward Health Care System eliminated the security staff at four Mass. hospitals, outsourcing about 50 jobs to a New Jersey contractor.

Amid gentrification, affordable units built in Chinatown

Jimmy Winningham (left) and Ski DiAngelis worked to finish painting the new housing units on Essex Street in Chinatown.

By Casey Ross

A redeveloped Hong Lok House will rent apartments for less than $500 a month, expanding affordable housing in the midst of luxury high-rises.

Obituaries

George Gund III, 75; unorthodox businessman, team owner

George Gund brought professional hockey to San Jose, Calif.

By William Yardley

Mr. Gund had many successes as a businessman, but he hardly followed a conventional route.

Sports

Red Sox complete Mike Napoli deal, despite hip ailment

Mike Napoli has been diagnosed with avascular necrosis, in an early stage. The condition ended Bo Jackson’s career.

By Nick Cafardo

Napoli, 31, does not expect his hip condition will hamper him this season, which he will likely spend at first base for the Red Sox.

Cavaliers 95, Celtics 90

Cavaliers race past reeling Celtics

Kyrie Irving, who scored 40 points in the Cavaliers’ win, also played a little defense, stopping Paul Pierce here.

By Gary Washburn

The Celtics didn’t respond to Doc Rivers’ motivation and lost their fourth straight game, this time to a sub-.500 team.

On football | Midweek Report

Patriots were really bad at a terrible time

A team has to make an opponent respect the run. Tom Brady and the Patriots never did.

By Greg A. Bedard

Everyone but special teams deserves part of the blame for Sunday night’s loss to the Ravens in the AFC title game.

G: Food

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Going with the grains

Pomegranate-glazed chicken with coconut quinoa at Abby Park in Milton.

By Matt Barber

At Bondir in Cambridge, a little savory tart represents edible history in many corners of the world, as ancient grains have been popping up more at local establishments.

Quick guide to cooking grains

White quinoa.

A quick guide to cooking grains.

Recipe for beet and mushroom ragout with toasted farro and poached eggs

Recipe for beet and mushroom ragout with toasted farro and poached eggs.

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Cookbook Review

America’s Test Kitchen book tells you how and why

By T. Susan Chang

Sunday supper

Turkey meatloaf turns into meaty sliders

By Karoline Boehm Goodnick

Galleries

What’s up at Boston-area art galleries

By Cate McQuaid

Movie Stars

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Events

Boston-area to do list

By Milva DiDomizio

Wednesday Night Television

Critic’s Corner: What’s on TV tonight

By Matthew Gilbert

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Brutus arrives at the Museum of Fine Arts

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