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Hospitals want to test drug with no consent

A group of Boston doctors is proposing to study an emergency treatment for brain-injured patients without obtaining the trauma victims’ consent.

// What surveillance can uncover about you

A person’s Facebook posts, phone calls, and Internet searches could theoretically be gathered and reviewed by the federal government.

Trailers at Coolidge Corner Theatre. Some love them, some don’t. Now, Hollywood is asked to reduce them.

Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe

Hollywood debates making movie trailers shorter

Hate sitting through 20 minutes of previews before a movie starts? Hate trailers that give too much away? You’re not alone.

Goalie Tuukka Rask celebrated with Dennis Seidenberg, Brad Marchand, and Patrice Bergeron as a somber Sidney Crosby skated by after the Bruins beat the Penguins, 1-0, Friday.


Bruins 1, Penguins 0

Bruins advance to Stanley Cup Final

Jaromir Jagr understands what it’s like to play against the 2013 Bruins. In another life, when his hair flowed, his beard was dark, and his legs buzzed at a brisker cadence, Jagr slammed into previous versions: the defense-first Devils in the 1990s and 2000s or Florida in 1996.

Bombing case casts shadow over Waltham triple murder

Investigators quickly realized that the three men must have known whoever slit their throats in the early evening hours of Sept. 11, 2011. They also concluded that the grisly scene inside the Harding Avenue apartment — each victim laid out in a separate room, the bodies partially covered with marijuana — had to be the work of multiple killers.

Boston schools might offer condoms

The Boston School Committee is considering a policy change that would make condoms available to high school students across the city to prevent teenage pregnancy and the spread of sexually transmitted infections.

The World

UN makes a record appeal for aid to Syria

By Nick Cumming-Bruce and Rick Gladstone

The United Nations issued the biggest financing appeal in its history, asking for more than $5 billion in humanitarian aid for Syria this year.

Koreas restore hotline ahead of renewal of talks

By Choe Sang-Hun

The development came after North Korea proposed Thursday that the two hold their first government-to-government dialogue in years.

Egypt’s president dismisses early vote

A vendor in Cairo walked past posters Friday calling for the ouster of President Mohammed Morsi and for early elections.

By Maggie Michael and Tony G. Gabriel

The embattled leader dismissed calls for early presidential elections as assailants torched a Cairo campaign headquarters of a group petitioning for his removal from office.