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Witnesses for the defense team of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev testified about his brother Tamerlan Tsarnaev Tuesday at the John Joseph Moakley United States Courthouse. PHOTO FROM DAVISCOUNTYUTAH.GOV

Testimony in Tsarnaev trial focuses on brother of defendant

On Tuesday, the second day of defense testimony in the penalty phase of the trial of […]

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Noor Toraif (CAS '16), Amina Egal (CGS '17) and Kimberly Barzola (CAS '17) lead “Town Hall: Fight for the African Presidential Center,” a meeting to discuss the closing of the center, Monday at the Boston University Photonics Center. PHOTO BY WILLA RUSOWICZ-ORAZEM/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

BU students speak out against African Presidential Center closure

Boston University students gathered Monday night at a town hall meeting hosted by the People of […]

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(From left) Devon McCullough, 60, of Arlington, Amy Hendrickson, 71, of Brookline, Joe Kebartas, 66, of South Boston and Carolyn Whiting, 65, of Reading, protest the death penalty Monday in front of the John Joseph Moakley United States Courthouse. PHOTO BY FELICIA GANS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Defense shifts focus to Tamerlan in opening statements

Since March 5, the focus of the trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been — unsurprisingly so […]

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Sam Vaghar, executive director and co-founder of the Millennium Campus Network, speaks during the “First Annual Global Development Symposium: The University & Student's Role in Global Humanitarian Efforts” Monday at the Boston University Photonics Center. PHOTO BY ALEX MASSET/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Student groups host first global development consortium symposium

Students from the Global Development Consortium hosted Boston University’s first GDC Symposium Monday featuring undergraduate groups, […]

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Student Government President Andrew Cho speaks at the last Boston University Student Government Senate meeting Monday at the Boston University Photonics Center. PHOTO BY KELSEY CRONIN/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

SG, Senate looks forward, reflects on semester

Boston University Student Government held its last Senate meeting of the semester Monday, passing a variety […]

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Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker filed legislation Friday to institute statewide regulations for transportation network companies such as Lyft, Uber and Sidecar. PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY L.E. CHARLES/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Regulation of companies like Uber, Lyft proposed statewide

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker filed legislation to institute statewide regulation for transportation network companies (TNC) such […]

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The Boston Redevelopment Authority approved 10 development proposals on April 16, including a plan for 48 rental units on Malvern Street in Allston. PHOTO BY ERIN BILLINGS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Boston Redevelopment Authority approves $215 million in new projects

The Boston Redevelopment Authority approved upwards of $215 million in new building projects largely for student […]

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A study published Wednesday by the Center for Health Information and Analysis found that 10 percent of Massachusetts residents are addicted to drugs or alcohol. PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY OLIVIA NADEL/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

10 percent of Mass. struggle with Substance Use Disorder, government report says

Roughly 10 percent of Massachusetts’ population suffers from Substance Use Disorder, according to a report released […]

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A study published Tuesday found that Boston University ranks sixth of 59 universities in global health research. PHOTO BY KYRA LOUIE/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

BU ranks in top 10 for biomedical global health research

Boston University ranked sixth in the nation for its biomedical research to address global health, according […]

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Barron Roth was chosen as student government vice president Friday after Melesilika Finau stepped down. PHOTO COURTESY OF BARRON ROTH

SG launches investigation, fills vacant executive vice president position

After launching an investigation to fill the seat that Executive Vice President-elect Melesilika Finau from the […]

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