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Nathaniel Fujita found guilty in Wayland murder

Nathaniel Fujita was sentenced to life in prison without parole by Middlesex Superior Court Judge Peter Lauriat. “I am Lauren Dunne Astley’s mother. But never again will I be called mom, or mommy or mother,” said Mary Dunne, below left, with Lauren’s father, Malcolm Astley.

Fujita, 20, was sentenced to life in prison without parole for killing his former high school girlfriend, Lauren Astley, in 2011.

Thomas J. May

AG wants utility chief’s pay revealed

Martha Coakley called to eliminate the reporting technicality that allowed Northeast Utilities to withhold a full accounting of Thomas J. May’s pay in 2012.

The headstone of Mary Paine, who died Dec. 31, 1713, at 15 months old, was discovered by Roland McCandlish during a 1955 tour of Copp’s Hill Burying Ground in the North End of Boston.

300-year-old headstone returned

The sailor who took the stone in 1955 sees his act as rescuing it from the North End toolshed where he found it.

Representative Stephen Lynch recalled a long struggle that brought him to his final vote on health care legislation. In the end, he said, “this bill was not good enough.”

Lynch’s health care vote at issue in Senate campaign

US Representative Stephen F. Lynch’s opposition to President Obama’s health care overhaul remains one of the better known moments of his career.

Sarah Leveille, a member of the education staff at the Higgins Armory Museum, showed Shaun McGrath and other children around at the Higgins Armory Museum Wednesday.

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Higgins Armory Museum to close

The museum, the only one in the country devoted solely to arms and armor, will give its collection to the Worcester Art Museum.

The Nation

Senate confirms Brennan to CIA

John Brennan is a former CIA station chief in Saudi Arabia and has served as President Obama’s principal counterterrorism adviser for the past four years.

By Peter Finn and Aaron Blake

The Senate voted to confirm John Brennan as CIA director after a 13-hour filibuster.

Convicted Ohio Amish face unfamiliar lives in US prison

The Amish men convicted in beard- and hair-cutting attacks will be allowed to keep their religiously important beards in prison. Jumper dresses will be an option for the women.

By Thomas J. Sheeran

Sixteen Amish men and women are facing regimented routines in a federal prison system after being convicted in beard- and hair-cutting attacks.

Scholarship can exact cost

By Janet Lorin

Scholarship programs are taking aim at practices used by wealthy colleges, rescinding aid once they find out they have awards from outside sources.

The World

China joins in rebuke against North Korea

By Rick Gladstone and David E. Sanger

The country’s participation in writing the sanctions suggests North Korea’s longtime ally has lost patience with its neighbor.

Thousands flock to say goodbye to Chavez

Hugo Chavez’s brother Adan, mother, Elena Frias, and father, Hugo, viewed his body in Caracas Thursday.

By William Neuman and Christine Hauser

The lines, steeped in loyalty and grief, started Wednesday and stretched through the night at a military academy Hugo Chavez attended.

Dutch peacekeeper not prosecuted for massacre

By Mike Corder

The retired general who commanded Dutch peacekeepers when Serb fighters killed some 8,000 Muslims won’t be prosecuted.

Editorial & Opinion

In defense of ‘dead white males’

Statue of the ancient Greek philosopher and teacher Socrates.

By Cathy Young

The West is attacked as uniquely oppressive even though it has gained unprecedented rights and freedoms for women, for gays and lesbians, and for individuals in general.

JOAN WICKERSHAM

The children of ‘1984’

By Joan Wickersham

In telling their fathers’ stories, these memoirists remind us that words have power, and that memory itself has the last word.

SCOT LEHIGH

Charter school results too good to ignore

By Scot Lehigh

This state’s charter school results have become too compelling for policymakers truly concerned about education to ignore.

Metro

Kevin Cullen

Bill Bratton is America’s most wanted

By Kevin Cullen

Bratton, a Dorchester boy made good, has led New York and LA police. Could a top US post or job in London be next?

Nathaniel Fujita found guilty in Wayland murder

Nathaniel Fujita was sentenced to life in prison without parole by Middlesex Superior Court Judge Peter Lauriat. “I am Lauren Dunne Astley’s mother. But never again will I be called mom, or mommy or mother,” said Mary Dunne, below left, with Lauren’s father, Malcolm Astley.

By Evan Allen and Lisa Kocian

Fujita, 20, was sentenced to life in prison without parole for killing his former high school girlfriend, Lauren Astley, in 2011.

Higgins Armory Museum to close

Sarah Leveille, a member of the education staff at the Higgins Armory Museum, showed Shaun McGrath and other children around at the Higgins Armory Museum Wednesday.

By Geoff Edgers

The museum, the only one in the country devoted solely to arms and armor, will give its collection to the Worcester Art Museum.

Business

AG wants utility chief’s pay revealed

Thomas J. May

By Erin Ailworth

Martha Coakley called to eliminate the reporting technicality that allowed Northeast Utilities to withhold a full accounting of Thomas J. May’s pay in 2012.

State sues firms over tactics on home loans

By Jenifer B. McKim

Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley claims the two companies unlawfully required upfront payments from homeowners seeking to avoid foreclosure.

Injury revives NBA age feud

Kentucky forward Nerlens Noel grimmaced in pain after he injured his knee during a basketball game in February.

By Callum Borchers

Everett native Nerlens Noel’s injury at Kentucky rekindled a national debate about the NBA’s eligibility rule.

Obituaries

Edward T. Dell Jr.; published audio magazines

For Mr. Dell, “the act of building is one of the most human activities you can do,” he told audioXpress.

By Bryan Marquard

A guru for the do-it-yourself movement in the stereo component field, Mr. Dell, 90, launched Audio Amateur magazine in the early 1970s.

Alvin Lee, 68; accomplished guitarist led Ten Years After

Alvin Lee’s explosive performance at Woodstock of “I'm Going Home” made a lasting impression for guitar fans.

By William Yardley

Mr. Lee’s fire-fingered guitar playing drove the British blues-rock band Ten Years After to stardom in the 1960s and early ’70s.

Stephen Longley, 56; ferried Appalachian Trail hikers across Maine river

Mr. Longley , 56, was known by Appalachian Trail hikers as ‘‘The Ferryman’’ and son of a former Maine governor.

Sports

Bruins 4, Maple Leafs 2

Bruins stop skid with win over Leafs

The scorching line of Brad Marchand, Patrice Bergeron, and Tyler Seguin punched in three of the Bruins’ four goals.

By Fluto Shinzawa

The scorching line of Brad Marchand, Patrice Bergeron, and Tyler Seguin punched in three of the Bruins’ four goals.

Dan Shaughnessy

Why today’s NCAA teams shouldn’t complain

By Dan Shaughnessy

The 1974 Maryland Terrapins, ranked No. 4 with six NBA draft picks on the team, didn’t even make the tournament.

Allen Webster is impressing Red Sox

ALLEN WEBSTER

By Peter Abraham

Acquired from the Dodgers in last year’s trade, the starter has drawn good reviews from John Farrell and could help the team this season.

More Stories

Bruins notebook

Bruins place inconsistent Bourque on waivers

By Fluto Shinzawa

on basketball

Retooled Celtics are very much alive

By Gary Washburn

Red Sox notebook

Daniel Bard takes another positive step

By Peter Abraham

Sports Media

With new network, Fox to challenge ESPN

By Chad Finn

Wild race for the playoffs in Hockey East

By Nancy Marrapese-Burrell

Butler 73, UMass 62

Butler overpowers UMass men’s basketball

By Jeff Wagenheim

G: Arts & Movies

Movie review

‘Oz the Great and Powerful’ never finds its groove

The 2013 film “Oz: The Great and Powerful,” directed by Sam Raimi.

By Ty Burr

The unofficial prequel has 3-D, the latest computer effects, and Sam Raimi behind the camera, but a lightweight James Franco in front of the camera.

Megan Mullally takes it on the road with Nancy and Beth

Stephanie Hunt (left) and Megan Mullally are Nancy and Beth, a band the two actresses only recently formed.

By Nick A. Zaino III

Nancy and Beth, the roots-rockin’ band Mullally fronts with fellow actress Stephanie Hunt, plays the Wilbur Theatre Sunday.

Art Review

‘New Blue and White’ at the MFA

“Work 0808,” a glazed stoneware piece by Harumi Nakashima, from “New Blue and White” at the Museum of Fine Arts.

By Cate McQuaid

The contemporary art exhibit flouts the familiar forms and patterns of Ming vases, Dutch Delftware, Blue Willow china from Britain, and more.

More Stories

MOVIE REVIEW

Born and raised in south . . . Manila?

By Geoff Edgers

MOVIE REVIEW

Giving closure to Yossi’s love story

By Loren King

Scene & Heard

Local duo Immigrants bring otherness to hip-hop

By Martín Caballero

Noisy Neighbors

Rain’s latest album, ‘Cardiology’

By Martín Caballero

Night Watch

Rampa @ Naga on Friday night

By Peter Cocchia

Events

Boston-area to do list

By June Wulff

Annie's Mailbox

Ask Amy column

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