A judge rejected the notion that James “Whitey” Bulger could have permission to carry out his crimes.
Obama picks 2 from Mass. for Energy, EPA posts
By Erin Ailworth
President Obama tapped Ernest Moniz to lead the Energy Department and Gina McCarthy to run the EPA.
GOP unveils proposal to restore some budget cuts
By Andrew Taylor
House Republicans sought to steer more money to the Pentagon as part of a bill to fund government operations through September.
Site of deadly sinkhole excavated, but resident’s body may never be found
A backhoe chipped away Monday at the remains of a house where the earth opened up and swallowed a man.
By Colleen Long
By Richard Perez-Pena
By Wilson Ring
By Brad Plumer