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Health fund for
jobless runs low

A state program that helps pay most health insurance costs for 27,000 unemployed Massachusetts residents is on the cusp of going broke. (By Kay Lazar, Globe Staff)

Clinton wins pardons in N. Korea

Former president Bill Clinton departed North Korea after a dramatic visit in which he won the freedom of two US journalists and dined with its ailing leader, Kim Jong Il. (By Mark Landler and Peter Baker, New York Times)

Backers seek end to charter school cap

The number of charter schools in Massachusetts could increase without limit under a ballot question that proponents will file today. (By James Vaznis, Globe Staff)

State aided Baker’s business triumph

Some see Charles D. Baker as Harvard Pilgrim's savior. Others say the health plan would not exist if the state had not help save it. (By Megan Woolhouse, Globe Staff)

A traffic stop erupts in
peril, death in Malden

Malden police said the man who was shot and killed by officers had a long history of drugs and violence. (By Peter Schworm and Travis Andersen, Globe Staff | Globe Correspondent)





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