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The US stock market, already spooked by the European debt crisis, was whipsawed yesterday by wildly volatile trading that drove the Dow Jones industrial average down by nearly 1,000 points before it recovered later in the day. (By Steven Syre and Beth Healy, Globe Staff)
The private-equity firm proposing to purchase Boston’s six Catholic hospitals intends to maintain the hospitals’ religious identity, but has also negotiated an escape clause that would allow the firm to end the religious affiliation in exchange for a $25 million donation to charity. (By Lisa Wangsness and Beth Healy, Globe Staff)
State and city leaders want to build a 1,000-room hotel next to the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, a project that will cost up to $700 million and almost certainly require millions of dollars in subsidies and taxpayer-supported loans. (By Casey Ross, Globe Staff)
Senator Scott Brown responded to the attempted Times Square bombing yesterday by cosponsoring a bill that would allow the United States to strip Americans of citizenship if the government determines that an individual supported or joined a terrorist group. (By Farah Stockman and Matt Viser, Globe Staff)
Neanderthals — extinct for 30,000 years — live on today in the DNA of many people because the Ice Age brutes probably mated with prehistoric humans, scientists said yesterday. (By Carolyn Y. Johnson, Globe Staff)
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