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The US Department of Education is investigating a complaint that the Boston school system’s plan to close or merge more than a dozen schools to save money discriminates against black and Latino students and their parents. (By Milton J. Valencia, Globe Staff)
President Obama said yesterday he is willing to relax the new health care law’s requirement that nearly all Americans obtain health insurance starting in 2014, but only in states that can show they have an alternative plan to gain near-universal coverage. (By Theo Emery, Globe Staff)
Moammar Khadafy’s forces struck back on three fronts yesterday, using fighter jets, special forces units, and regular army troops in an escalation of hostilities that brought Libya closer to civil war. (By Kareem Fahim and David D. Kirkpatrick, New York Times)
An FBI account of a 1961 trip to South America by the late Edward M. Kennedy alleges that he rented a brothel in Chile and dined with an economist in Colombia who was being investigated as a possible Soviet spy. (By Farah Stockman, Globe Staff)
With the support of his family, snowboarder Kevin Pearce is working his way back from a devastating brain injury. (By Shira Springer, Globe Staff)
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