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Boehner urges GOP to support strike on Syria

President Barack Obama met with members of Congress in the Cabinet Room of the White House on Tuesday.

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“This is something that the United States as a country needs to do,’’ House Speaker John Boehner said of taking military action against Syria.

Second-year forward Jared Sullinger is due in a Waltham court today after his arrest over the weekend.

Celtics’ Sullinger arrested on domestic violence charges

Second-year forward Jared Sullinger was arrested after an incident in Waltham over the weekend.

Jerry Remy’s Sports Bar and Grill, on Boylston Street near Fenway Park, is a popular destination for Red Sox fans.  Remy’s son, Jared Remy, is accused of killing his girlfriend, Jennifer Martel.

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Jerry Remy’s businesses apt to weather murder case

The charge against Jared Remy, the son of the Red Sox broadcaster, is not likely to cripple his father’s business ventures, an industry specialist said.

Felix Arroyo greets Bunny Meyer of Jamaica Plain before a March on Washington commemoration.


Felix Arroyo banking on ground game in race

The candidate is on a difficult quest to prove that the route to the mayor’s office in Boston is paved not solely with money.

Boston school officials are hoping more students will eat the school lunches now that cost is not a barrier.

Without paperwork, school lunch free in Boston

Boston public schools will begin serving free lunches to all students this school year even if families have the financial means to pay.

Kenly Hiller worked along the shore at the Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve in Falmouth. Hiller is trying to raise $6,000 so she can design and study barriers that block nitrogen runoff from polluting coastal waters.

Scientists calling on the crowd for funding

Scientists are learning that friends, family, and strangers are willing to chip in small and large sums to help fund their work.



// Scared of heights

Boston has a reflexive antipathy toward tall buildings, whether in residential neighborhoods or the heart of the downtown.


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Red Sox starter John Lackey shows his frustration after Victor Martinez scores the game’s first run on a triple by Andy Dirks in the seventh.

Red Sox come up empty against Tigers

The Tigers hung another tough loss on John Lackey. The Red Sox have been shut out 11 times this season, six times with Lackey on the mound.