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Markey may have exaggerated claims about Herbalife

Senator Edward Markey did little to vet claims of constituents he cited as victims of Herbalife sales practices.

Peter Riddle stretched for a run along the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway. He helped rescue a victim who lost a leg in the Boston Marathon bombings last year and struggles with post-traumatic stress disorder.

David L. Ryan/Globe Staff

Emotions overcome runners training for Marathon

For many, the conditions are insignificant, comparatively speaking. Some runners say they cry as they train.

The RIKEN institute investigation committee explained the results of interim investigation report during a news conference Friday in Tokyo.

Probe of stem cell research finds errors, but no fraud so far

Thee scientists at a Japanese research institute have agreed to consider a retraction of controversial stem cell papers.

Former US Senator Scott Brown announced Friday that he will explore a run for the US Senate from his new home in New Hampshire.

REUTERS

Scott Brown resets sights on US Senate

Brown announced Friday that he’ll lay the groundwork to run for the US Senate from New Hampshire.

Heroin epidemic exposes deficiencies in care system

Demand for recovery beds chronically outpaces supply, insurance covers only a few services, and families are increasingly turning to courts for help.