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Tip O’Neill Tunnel To Close Tuesday Night

October 19, 2014

Officials say the northbound lanes of Interstate 93 inside the tunnel will close at about 11 p.m. Tuesday and reopen at about 5 a.m. Wednesday.

Svedberg Earns Shutout In Bruins’ Win Over Sabres

October 19, 2014

The Boston Bruins bounced back from their worst defensive performance of the season with their first shutout victory.

ARTery Videos: An Inside Look At Goya’s Method In Two Major Paintings

October 19, 2014
Goya - Duchess of Alba

Frederick Ilchman, co-curator of “Goya: Order and Disorder” at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, talks about two masterpieces in three ARTery videos.

Ex-Massachusetts Episcopalian Bishop Shaw Dies

October 18, 2014

Thomas Shaw, a gay monk who served as bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts for nearly two decades and championed Palestinian, minority and other causes, has died. He was 69.

50th Head Of The Charles Regatta Underway

October 18, 2014
Rowers make their way under the Boston University Bridge Saturday. (Amy Gorel/WBUR)

Here’s a look at some of photos shared from around the area on the first day of races.

Head Of The Charles Regatta Brings Thousands To Boston

October 18, 2014
Rowers pass under the Boston University Bridge on Saturday during the Head of the Charles (Amy Gorel/WBUR)

The 50th annual Head of the Charles regatta is expected to draw thousands of athletes and spectators to Cambridge and Boston Saturday and Sunday–meaning you may need to rethink your travel plans.

U.S., China Vow To Manage Rifts Ahead Of Obama Visit

October 18, 2014
Secretary of State John Kerry, right, talks with Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi prior to a meeting in Boston, Saturday Oct. 18, 2014. (Charles Krupa/AP)

The U.S. and China pledged Saturday to overcome mistrust, manage their differences and cooperate on key issues like combating terrorism and the spread of the Ebola virus as President Barack Obama prepares to travel to the Chinese capital next month.

Baker, Coakley Debate Issues At UMass Dartmouth

October 18, 2014

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Martha Coakley and Republican nominee Charlie Baker are both pledging support for the extension of commuter rail to the state’s south coast region, but differ on what it would take to pay for the project.

King Lear Is In The House — Let’s Pahtay, People!

October 18, 2014

Joseph Marcell plays the title role in the Shakespeare’s Globe production of “King Lear” at the Paramount Center. Ed Siegel found it entertaining, though not soul-stirring.

Even After Sale, Historic Cape Cod Cottages Will Continue To Inspire Artists

October 17, 2014
Days Cottages. (Courtesy Joe Days)

Those iconic beachfront cottages on Route 6A in Truro may be up for sale, but they will continue to be a
a source of inspiration for many artists — as they have been for decades.

State House Roundup: Won’t You Please Vote

October 17, 2014

Whether you like to count down by weeks, days or hours, the window for a game-changing moment or an “October surprise” is rapidly closing for candidates across Massachusetts.

Judge Denies Tsarnaev Bid To Dimiss Charges

October 17, 2014

A federal judge also denied two defense motions to throw out evidence collected during a search of Tsarnaev’s apartment, dorm room and laptop computer.

Brockton, Fitchburg Charter School Applicants Seek State Waiver

October 17, 2014

The proposed schools initially were cleared to submit final applications but were later told they could not because of a state law that required the school districts they are applying in to be in the lowest 10 percentile of MCAS scores statewide.

Closing Arguments In Phillipos Trial Set For Tuesday

October 17, 2014
Robel Phillipos, left, a college friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, arrives at federal court with attorney Derege Demissie, right, Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, in Boston. (Steven Senne/AP)

Robel Phillipos, a friend of bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, opted not to take the stand on Friday and the defense rested.

Transgender Students At Women’s Colleges Raise Identity Questions

October 17, 2014
Wellesley students bicycle on campus. (Boston Public Library/Flickr)

What does it mean for a women’s college to embrace students who are born female and become men?

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