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  • Amtrak's vulnerability [Editorial]

    Amtrak's vulnerability  [Editorial]
    No doubt there were some lumps in throats at Amtrak headquarters last month when they heard the words "collapse" and "rail line" in Baltimore. As it happens, it was a CSX freight line that was affected by the loss of a 120-year-old retaining wall in...
  • Niantic Boy Scout Became Nazi Spy

    Niantic Boy Scout Became Nazi Spy
    This is the story of a Boy Scout from Connecticut who grew up to become a Nazi spy during World War II — and another Boy Scout who helped capture the traitor. This true tale contains all the elements of a film about espionage — a defection...
  • Midnight bike ride kicks off Boston Marathon: 'Tonight we ride!'

    BOSTON -- The clock struck midnight, and Marathon Monday unofficially began here with hundreds of bikers looking to finish their own 26.2-mile route. For the last six years, the Midnight Marathon Bike Ride has covered the Boston Marathon course the...
  • Beer Making Is King In And Around Boston

    Beer Making Is King In And Around Boston
    BOSTON — This classic New England city, and surrounding area, has long been a hotbed of radical beer-making. In the 1980s the area was the launching point for Samuel Adams beer that was the first craft beer brand to truly succeed on a national...
  • Boston Marathon: Californian Meb Keflezighi wins race as Boston rebounds

    Boston Marathon: Californian Meb Keflezighi wins race as Boston rebounds
    Californian Meb Keflezighi became the first American since 1983 to capture the men’s division of the Boston Marathon, as the city that was knocked to its knees by two bomb blasts last year rebounded on Monday. Keflezighi, who began running as a...
  • Obama y Biden participarán en la conmemoración del atentado en la maratón de Boston

    Obama y Biden participarán en la conmemoración del atentado en la maratón de Boston
    El vicepresidente de EE.UU., Joe Biden, acudirá hoy a la ceremonia de conmemoración del atentado en la maratón de Boston, que hace un año dejó tres muertos y 260 heridos, mientras que el presidente, Barack Obama, y su equipo guardarán un minuto de...
  • The Medicine Cabinet-Ask the Harvard Experts: When an adult child shuts out a parent, both may need help

    Q: My son has told me he's cutting me out of my life. He's 28. As a mother, I feel hopeless and unable to help him. What can I do? A: When a child shut's the door on a parent, it's painful. I don't know your specific circumstances, so let me give you a...
  • Film, TV productions flocking to Massachusetts; tax credit is big draw

     Film, TV productions flocking to Massachusetts; tax credit is big draw
    Desi Van Til describes her film "Tumbledown" as a love letter to her home state of Maine. Van Til wrote the indie movie that stars Jason Sudeikis and Rebecca Hall and is based on her life growing up in Farmington. She envisioned filming at some of the...
  • Man charged in Boston Marathon bomb hoax held for mental evaluation

    A 25-year-old man who describes himself as a performance artist was ordered held for evaluation in a psychiatric facility Wednesday after he was charged with carrying a hoax explosive device near the finish line of the Boston Marathon hours after a...
  • Boston Marathon bombing suspect may view autopsy photos, judge rules

    A federal judge in Boston ruled Wednesday that Dzhokhar Tsarnaev may view autopsy photographs of three people who died in the Boston Marathon bombings and indicated that he might ease some of the restrictions on the defendant to allow him unmonitored...
  • The Army recognizes humanists in the foxholes

    There may be no atheists in foxholes, but there soon will be a few humanists. The U.S. Army has heeded the plea of Maj. Ray Bradley that he (and others of his kind) receive a “preference code” similar to those accorded to members of...