Political Headlines - June 14, 2013

  • FBI director admits to lapse before Marathon bombing: The FBI director acknowledged yesterday that a lack of formal communication within the agency may have prevented investigators from providing information that Russian officials say could have averted the act of terrorism. Noah Bierman reports from the Washington bureau.
  • No patenting of genes, justices rule: The Supreme Court's decision could profoundly affect the medical and biotechnology industries, but was seen as a major win for researchers and patients. Science reporter Carolyn Johnson and biotech reporter Robert Weisman detail.
  • Would you let your TV watch you?: Representative Michael Capuano (D-MA) filed legislation to block Verizon and other video distributors from tracking customer behavior as they watch TV. Technology reporter Hiawatha Bray details.
  • Allies, adversaries gather for farewell to Paul Cellucci: A striking constellation of political figures, including rivals and allies past and present, shared memories of Paul Cellucci at an emotional State House memorial service for the former governor. Michael Levenson and Jim O'Sullivan report.
  • Cellucci - independence and courage: Columnist Scot Lehigh shares his memories of the former governor and the moments that particularly impressed him about the "all-around good guy."