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MIT review cites missed chances before death of Net activist

BOSTON (Reuters) - Reviewers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology said on Tuesday the school could have taken steps that would have reduced pressure on Internet activist Aaron Swartz such as taking a public stand against his controversial prosecution.Full story

Founder of Mass.-based Bose audio firm dies at 83

Acoustics pioneer Amar Bose, founder and chairman of the audio technology company Bose Corp., known for the rich sound of its small tabletop radios and its noise-canceling headphones popular among frequent fliers, has died at age 83. Full story

Medieval Readers Had Eclectic Tastes

Nowadays, people bounce effortlessly from reading news to blogs to email. And it turns out the reading habits of people in medieval times weren't so different, a new book suggests. Full story

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Funerals begin for victims of Boston marathon bombing

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Boston Lockdown: What It's Like Inside

Official statement on police activity in Boston Marathon bomb case

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  Remembering fallen MIT officer Sean Collier

At the shoot-out at the MIT campus, which involved both of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects, MIT officer Sean Collier was killed and another officer, Richard Donahue, was wounded in the firefight and remains in critical condition. NBC’s Ron Allen reports.

  MIT Students Wear Black in Show of Support For Fallen Off...

Greg Steinbrecher, MIT's "The Tech" reporter, reveals how students at MIT are responding to the death of a campus police officer; shot and killed in last night's capture of the Boston bombing suspect.

  Dissecting the details of ‘Romney-care’

Mitt Romney does not like to talk about the landmark health care reform he signed into law in Massachusetts. In fact, when Romney talks about "Romney-care" he gets into big trouble with conservatives. But Romney's health care reform has become the gold standard and set the stage for the Affordable C

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology police officers stand outside the federal courthouse for the court appearance by accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in Boston, Mass., on July 10.

MIT Holds Memorial Service For Security Officer Killed By Terror Suspects
MIT Holds Memorial Service For Security Officer Killed By Terror Suspects

CAMBRIDGE, MA - APRIL 24: A Massachusetts State Police trooper salutes at the memorial service for slain Massachusetts Institute of Technology police officer Sean Collier on April 24, 2013 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Collier was allegedly shot by the suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing, Dzhok

MIT campus police officer Sean Collier in an undated photo
MIT campus police officer Sean Collier in an undated photo

MIT campus police officer Sean Collier in an undated photo

Andrew Collier, left, puts his hand on his brother, Robert, after delivering the eulogy at a memorial service for their brother, slain Massachusetts Institute of Technology campus officer, Sean Collier, at MIT in Cambridge, Mass. Wednesday, April 24, 2013. Sean Collier was fatally shot on the MIT ca