Teen shot last week at Colo. school dies

“The grace, laughter and light she brought to this world will not be extinguished by her death,” the family of the 17-year-old said in a statement.

Reilly Smith was congratulated on his first-period goal.

Bruins 4, Sabres 1

Rematch goes to Bruins

The Bruins survived two 5-on-3 penalty kills and went on to beat the Sabres two nights after losing to them in Buffalo.

Uncertainty continues as health care deadline nears

Monday was supposed to be a turning point in the troubled history of the new health care law, but decisions to delay provisions and extend some deadlines has caused confusion.

Solder, Thompkins downgraded for Sunday, Patriots say

Left tackle Nate Solder and wide receiver Kenbrell Thompkins have been downgraded to out and will not play against the Ravens.

Author Lauren Slater writes and works on her jewelry in a small cottage with red walls at her home in Harvard.

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Lauren Slater is always creating

Two years ago, the “Welcome to my Country” author moved from Somerville to Harvard, where she writes in a small cottage with red walls.

The usually reclusive Prince performed at the Billboard Music Awards in May.

Prince is tweeting, playing, and still influencing

Although the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer hasn’t been in the commercial forefront for some time, Prince’s sound certainly hasn’t evaporated into the ether.

Snow falls on dancers in a 1996 Boston Ballet performance.

Sophie Flack: Not all the sugar plums

The onetime dancer and author of “Bunheads,” who performed “The Nutcracker” in Boston and New York, recalls the mishaps and the magic.

Top row: Gary Gygax and Dave Arneson, Terry Pratchett, Steven Erikson, George R. R. Martin and Peter Dinklage as Tyrion Lannister on HBO’s “Game of Thrones.” Bottom row:  Lewis Carroll, William Morris, and H.P. Lovecraft


Sorry, J.R.R. Tolkien is not the father of fantasy

The creator of “The Hobbit” gets more credit than he deserves.


Derrick Z. Jackson

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2013/12/21/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/Derrick_Z_Jackson_150px-840.jpg Nutrition labels need to be visual

When a “trans-fat free” muffin can still be diabetes in a wrapper, effective food labeling is imperative.


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Florida State 60, UMass 55

Florida State's Boris Bojanovsky chalks up one of his seven blocks by rejecting UMass’s Cady Lalanne under the basket.

UMass suffers first defeat

The major obstacles in the way of the Minutemen preserving their undefeated record on Saturday were the long arms of Florida State’s Boris Bojanovsky.


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Christina Aguilera (left) and Lady Gaga performing together on “The Voice” on Tuesday.

Lady Gaga, Christina Aguilera pump up ‘The Voice’ finale

They came out pipes a-blazing, maintaining their unique styles while still working together seamlessly as strong female performers.