News Obituaries

Obituary: Jane Fitzpatrick McGough / Her doors were always open

"Everything happened at our house," said her son, attorney W. Thomas McGough. "Our house was the house where everyone flowed to."

 Thomas Menino

Obituary: Thomas M. Menino / Mayor who transformed Boston

Empty warehouses and a decrepit waterfront gave way to glassy condos, corporate offices and upscale restaurants.

Obituary: Leroy 'Lee' Indorato / Pediatrician also ran catering business

Lee Indorato worked with his partners for 40 years to build their pediatric practice and helped to run a catering business on the side.

Obituary: Rochelle Porter / Teen was champion for the underdog

Rochelle Porter, 15, stood up for underdogs and befriended friendless peers.



Both parties targeting statehouse monopolies

Republicans now control 23 states, and Democrats, 13, the most states under single-party rule in six decades.

Cardinal plans to reorganize New York parishes

New York Catholic archdiocese announces sweeping consolidation of parishes, merging more than 50 of them.



Palestinians decry Israel’s closing of holy site after slaying of suspect

Israel barredl access to the Jerusalem Old City holy site Jews call the Temple Mount and Muslims have identified as the Noble Sanctuary.

Burkina Faso army topples government, as country’s president vows to stay on

Army seizes control and dissolves all institutions in Burkina Faso.



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Peduto gets a birthday gift from AARP

AARP Pennsylvania State Director Bill Johnston-Walsh presents Mayor Bill Peduto with an oversized AARP card. Photo by Martha

Republican poll, same results

Gov. Tom Corbett campaigns in Erie. (Associated Press photo) There is more bad news for Camp Corbett, and this time it's coming

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