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Today at 10:46AM
Tsarnaev lawyers lose bid for info in slaying case

BOSTON (AP) AAA" A federal judge has turned down a request from lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) seeking evidence about his older brother's possible participation in a 2011 triple killing in Waltham.

Today at 10:41AM
Gov. Patrick pushes for more urban open spaces

BOSTON (AP) - With less than seven weeks left in office, Gov. Deval Patrick has signed an executive order that he says will help develop parks and open spaces in urban neighborhoods across Massachusetts where green areas have typically been in short supply.

Today at 10:24AM
Judge OKs Hernandez trial delay in 2012 killings

BOSTON (AP) - A judge has agreed to delay the trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez in the 2012 slaying of two Boston men.

Today at 10:07AM
Rain, snow could mess up Thanksgiving travel

MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) - Thanksgiving travelers scrambled to change their plans and set out early ahead of a storm expected to bring snow, slush and rain to the crowded Washington-to-Boston corridor Wednesday on one of the busiest, most stressful days of the year.

Today at 10:01AM
Top US Jesuit defends Vatican sex prosecutor

VATICAN CITY (AP) - The head of the Jesuits in the United States defended the Vatican's new sex crimes prosecutor Tuesday, saying he had virtually no role in the order's handling of a notorious pedophile now serving a 25-year prison sentence.

Today at 09:31AM
Audit: Department overstated childcare wait list

BOSTON (AP) - A new audit has concluded the state Department of Early Education overstated its childcare waiting list by more than 21,000 entries.

Nov 24
Hernandez lawyers due in court in 2012 slayings

BOSTON (AP) - Lawyers for former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez plan to discuss evidence-sharing by prosecutors during a hearing in the slaying of two Boston men.

Nov 24
Storm may snarl trip for Thanksgiving travelers

MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) - A nor'easter was expected to develop along the East Coast just as millions of travelers head to their Thanksgiving destinations, bringing mostly rain close to the coast, but heavier snow further inland. The exact track and severity of the storm had meteorologists on alert.

Nov 24
Malkin scores in OT, Penguins beat Bruins 3-2

BOSTON (AP) - Marc-Andre Fleury's biggest challenge after regulation was cleaning up the shaving cream shower his Pittsburgh teammates gave him in celebration of the goalie's 300th career victory.

Nov 24
Penguins-Bruins Sums

First Period_1, Pittsburgh, Crosby 9 (Adams, Letang), 3:33. Penalties_Martin, Pit (holding), 5:07; R.Smith, Bos (goaltender interference), 15:21.

Nov 24
New Hampshire route considered for pipeline

LOWELL, Mass. (AP) - The company seeking to build a pipeline that would bring high-pressure natural gas into Massachusetts is considering a possible alternative route for the pipeline that would bring it through southern New Hampshire.

Nov 24
Luger releases Minnesota anti-radicalization plan

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A federal prosecutor said Monday that a new program aimed at preventing the radicalization of Minnesota Somalis will focus on youth programs, job training and fewer security hassles when they travel by air.

Nov 24
No. 2 Notre Dame routs Harvard 97-43

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) - With their top scorers having an off night, Notre Dame got contributions from a host of other players.

Nov 24
Patriots get another blowout win against top team

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - The New England Patriots have piled up points and big victory margins against NFL division leaders.