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UAW withdraws appeal of VW union vote
NASHVILLE, Tenn.  — The United Auto Workers announced today it is withdrawing its appeal of the outcome of a union vote at Volkswagen’s assembly plant in Tennessee.

Updated 2 hours ago
Boston Marathon makes room
BOSTON — “I need to run.”

Updated 3 hours ago
Flawed formula: BMI has holes
In July, 1998, the National Institutes of Health changed what it means to be overweight, defining it as a body mass index of 25 or greater for adults. The cutoff had been 28 for men and 27 for women, so suddenly about 29 million Americans who had been considered normal became overweight even though they hadn’t gained an ounce.

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10 Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

Published 12 hours ago
Sale set for ‘Dick and Jane’ art
BROOKLINE, N.H. — In the portrait, the little boy’s blue eyes twinkle as he looks straight ahead. His apple cheeks shine. There’s a gap in his teeth, and his reddish-brown hair is just slightly tousled.

Updated 13 hours ago
Boxer Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dies at 76
TORONTO  — Rubin “Hurricane” Carter, the boxer whose wrongful murder conviction became an international symbol of racial injustice, died today. He was 76.

Updated 23 hours ago
Dealer wanted for art fraud nabbed in Spain
MADRID — A Spanish businessman suspected of having dealt in millions of dollars of fake art has been arrested during Easter festivities in southern Spain, officials said today.

4/20/2014 7:46 AM
Easter morning delivery for space station
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.  — Space station astronauts have received a special Easter treat: a cargo ship full of supplies.

4/20/2014 12:00 AM
Pressure on chocolate supply mounts
EAST GREENVILLE, Pa. — That chocolate Easter bunny you’re eating — or that artisanal dark chocolate, that chocolate milk, or that chocolate chip cookie — chances are that, no matter what it is, no matter whose name is on it, Blommer Chocolate Co. was involved.

4/20/2014 12:00 AM
Split-level houses gain ground
HACKENSACK, N.J. — Musician Irene Bressler never imagined she’d live in a split-level home — a type of tract house built by the millions in mid-20th-century housing developments that sprawled across the suburbs.