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House Speaker John Boehner’s latest plan to avoid a default on the national debt ran into trouble, causing him last night to delay the vote planned for today while he rewrites the legislation. (By Matt Viser, Globe Staff)
Financial institutions across the country were reviewing their holdings, preparing contingency plans, and working to calm anxious investors as the government moved another day closer to defaulting on its financial obligations. (By Todd Wallack, Globe Staff)
James “Whitey’’ Bulger’s longtime companion, Catherine Greig, who faces charges for allegedly harboring the notorious fugitive, has moved to protect her assets, according to registry records in Norfolk and Suffolk counties. (By Milton J. Valencia, Globe Staff)
Scientists have criticized methods a Harvard professor and a California political scientist used to conclude that human traits, ranging from smoking, to loneliness, to obesity, are contagious and spread through social networks like the flu. (By Carolyn Y. Johnson, Globe Staff)
The Army long ago presented the nation’s most hallowed award, the Medal of Honor, to a Civil War soldier from New York for capturing Confederate General Robert E. Lee’s eldest son. But sometimes history calls for a bit of revision. (By Theo Emery, Globe Staff)
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