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Venezuela called Edward Snowden’s last chance

By Lynn Berry

An influential Russian Parliament member encouraged the NSA leaker on Sunday to accept Venezuela’s offer of asylum.

Editorial & Opinion


The Fannie and Freddie gravy train

By John E. Sununu

Retooling the country’s two mortgage giants has been on the to-do list of Congress ever since it omitted the task from the Dodd-Frank financial overhaul.

opinion | jennifer graham

Age is not Hillary Clinton’s weakness

Clinton would be 69 at inauguration.

By Jennifer Graham

The Republican strategy of pointing out Clinton’s age ahead of the next presidential election is a bizarre miscalculation that will backfire.

opinion | sylvia Pagán westphal

Unverified science

By Sylvia Pagán Westphal

When discussing the impact of drugs on health care costs, we must also think of the hundreds of millions that are wasted on scientific research that is unreliable.


Teresa Heinz Kerry is reported critically ill

Senator John Kerry and Teresa Heinz Kerry after a 2004 speech he delivered in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

By Bryan Bender

The wife of Secretary of State John Kerry was flown to Massachusetts General Hospital after suffering an undisclosed ailment on Nantucket.

Five-alarm Allston fire displaces 19

Paul Hoy, captain of the Red Cross Metro South Disaster Action Team, spoke with residents of Mansfield Street who were displaced by the fire.

By Colin A. Young

Nineteen people, including a toddler, were displaced after a five-alarm fire tore through a three-decker on Mansfield Street.

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Two killed in fiery tractor-trailer crash

By Haven Oreccio-Egresitz


Elderly woman found dead in her home

By Jeremy Fox


Infection-quashing antibiotics may damage cells

By Carolyn Y. Johnson

Business ǀ Science

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William Reagan, 78; created LoJack antitheft technology

Mr. Reagan served as chairman of Medfield’s Board of Selectmen.

By Bryan Marquard

The Medfield resident “was always thinking of something,” his widow said.


angels 3, red sox 0

Jered Weaver, Angels silence the Red Sox

Red Sox pitcher John Lackey

By Peter Abraham

The Red Sox were 1 for 9 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base in Sunday’s 3-0 loss.

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Red Sox are in need of bullpen help

By Nick Cafardo