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Nov 25
Boston City Council subpoenas BU president

BOSTON (AP) - The Boston City Council has taken the unusual step of issuing a subpoena to the president of Boston University to compel him to appear at a hearing on diversity at city colleges.

Nov 25
Andrew Card to lead Franklin Pierce University

RINDGE, N.H. (AP) - Former White House Chief of Staff Andrew Card has been named Franklin Pierce University's fifth president.

Nov 25
Bombing victim charity announces 2015 team

BOSTON (AP) - The foundation created in honor of the 8-year-old Massachusetts boy killed in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings has announced its roster of charity runners for the 2015 race.

Nov 25
Boston teacher's aide denies touching girl

BOSTON (AP) - An 85-year-old teacher's aide in the Boston schools has been freed on $500 bail after pleading not guilty to inappropriately touching an 11-year-old girl with autism.

Nov 25
Massachusetts town renames Christmas vacation

MARSHFIELD, Mass. (AP) - Christmas vacation is out in one Massachusetts school system, replaced by "holiday break."

Nov 25
Boston murder case revived by suspect's own letter

BOSTON (AP) - Fears that the man suspected of killing a Northeastern University student would never face trial because the key witness in the case died have been eased because of the suspect's own words.

Nov 25
2 defendants in crowbar beating her jail time

NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (AP) - A woman who was pregnant when she lured a Huntington man out of his home by saying she was having car trouble so two friends could beat and rob him has been sentenced to a year in jail.

Nov 24
Cosby philanthropy shadowed by sexual allegations

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Bill Cosby's record of big donations to colleges and other institutions has been a key part of his rosy public image. But even his generosity can't stand apart from the rising tide of allegations made by women accusing him of sexual assault.

Nov 24
Boston activists protest Ferguson decision

BOSTON (AP) - Activists walked from Boston City Hall to the Statehouse to protest a grand jury's decision not to indict a Missouri police officer in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager.