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Today at 11:00AM
Afghan soldier who fled US training sent to Canada

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - One of three Afghan military officers detained after fleeing a U.S. training exercise to avoid returning to Afghanistan has been allowed to make a refugee claim in Canada, his attorney said Wednesday.

Today at 10:57AM
UMass president has discussed job in Maryland

BOSTON (AP) - The University of Massachusetts says its president, Robert Caret, is in talks about a possible top job with the University of Maryland.

Today at 10:41AM
Red Sox obtain reliever Varvaro for minor leaguer

BOSTON (AP) - The Red Sox have obtained Anthony Varvaro from the Atlanta Braves for Aaron Kurcz in a swap of right-handed pitchers.

Today at 10:20AM
Effort to draft Warren into '16 race lands in Iowa

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Liberal activists eager to draft Sen. Elizabeth Warren into a run for president are working the ground in Iowa, the pivotal early-voting state where an organizing effort is already in place - for Hillary Rodham Clinton.

Today at 09:37AM
Top marathon officials focus on safety issues

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) - It's been a little more than 18 months since the Boston Marathon bombing and the challenge of securing a 26.2-mile area remains one of most daunting undertakings in sports.

Today at 09:12AM
14 charged in deadly 2012 meningitis outbreak

BOSTON (AP) - Mold and bacteria were in the air and on workers' gloved fingertips. Pharmacists used expired ingredients, didn't properly sterilize them and failed to test drugs for purity before sending them to hospitals and pain clinics. Employees falsified logs to make it look as if the so-called clean rooms had been disinfected.

Today at 09:02AM
Study: Removing clot helps limit stroke disability

For the first time in two decades, a new treatment has been shown to limit the damage from a common type of stroke. Researchers in the Netherlands found that mechanically removing a clot in addition to using a standard clot-busting medicine lowered the risk that a stroke sufferer would end up seriously disabled.

Today at 08:14AM
Mass. council approves 3 clemency requests

BOSTON (AP) - The Governor's Council has commuted the sentence of a former Brockton woman and granted pardons to two other people, marking the first clemency votes in Massachusetts in more than a decade.

Today at 07:29AM
Saint Francis to merge with Trinity Health

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Hartford-based Saint Francis Care has announced plans to merge with Trinity Health and form a nonprofit regional health system in New England.

Today at 06:16AM
Government: Indicted pharmacists showed 'extreme and appalling indifference to human life.'

BOSTON (AP) - Government: Indicted pharmacists showed 'extreme and appalling indifference to human life.'

Today at 06:15AM
Massachusetts couple sues Whole Foods, ranch

BOSTON (AP) - A Massachusetts husband and wife who blame their 8-year-old son's death on the ground beef they bought at a Whole Foods Market have sued the supermarket chain and the ranch they say produced and processed the meat.

Today at 06:01AM
14 charged for roles in meningitis outbreak

BOSTON (AP) - In the biggest criminal case ever brought in the U.S. over contaminated medicine, 14 owners or employees of a Massachusetts pharmacy were charged Wednesday in connection with a 2012 meningitis outbreak that killed 64 people.