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Sandusky guilty on 45 counts in sex abuse trial

Jerry Sandusky faces life in prison at sentencing, which is expected to take place in about three months.

Braves 4, Red Sox 1

Red Sox with just 3 hits in loss to Braves

Atlanta’s Jair Jurrjens quieted Boston’s bats Friday night to end the Red Sox’ five-game winning streak.

Syria says it shot down Turkish military plane

The incident marks a dramatic escalation in tensions between the two countries, which used to be allies before the Syrian revolt began last year.

President Barack Obama spoke at The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials Annual Conference on Friday.

Obama trumpets immigration policy to Latino group

The president delivered his first speech to a Hispanic group since his immigration policy change, one day after Mitt Romney addressed the same crowd from the same podium.

 Ted Kennedy, left, speaks with President Nixon, far right, in September 1969.

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Recalling the Nixon-Kennedy health plan

Although President Nixon’s plan mandated companies to buy insurance, while President Obama’s mandates individuals, both bolster the system of private insurance, writes Farah Stockman.

Article on working moms sparks fiery debate

Globe columnist Juliette Kayyem responds to the reaction caused by her remarks in a piece in The Atlantic magazine.

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Our underground future

Buried nuclear plants? Subterranean stadiums? The next great frontier may just lie beneath our feet.

Opinion | Making Health Care Affordable

Spending more doesn’t always lead to better care

A recent comparison of world health shows that countries that spend less often have higher quality care, writes Daniel Vasella, chairman of Novartis.

Dancers from the Brazilian company Mimulus perform “Por Um Fio” (“By a Thread”).

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Brazilian company creates and navigates a dramatic web

Mimulus vividly renders a line between ease and struggle, sanity and the loss thereof.