Romney outlining reasons for presidential bid

Mitt Romney has been telling supporters that he would run on an anti-poverty platform and with a focus on foreign affairs.

Mayor Martin Walsh spoke Tuesday night at Symphony Hall.

In speech, Walsh focuses on programs and vision of future

In his first State of the City speech, Mayor Martin Walsh talked about the nuts and bolts of government, and future plans.

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Comparing Walsh?s first State of City address and Menino?s

Martin Walsh and Thomas Menino focused on different topics in their first State of the City speeches.

Acting District Attorney Thomas Quinn spoke outside Bristol County Superior Court in Fall River on Friday, the first day of jury selection in the murder trial of Aaron Hernandez.

Legal status of DA in Hernandez trial in doubt

Governor Charlie Baker rescinded last-minute appointments by Deval Patrick, potentially complicating the murder trial of Aaron Hernandez.

Alleged indecent exposure reported at Catholic school in Revere

A worker was placed on leave, and the parish pastor and two employees resigned after failing to promptly report the incident.

Tsarnaev lawyers seek trial delay after Paris attacks

Lawyers for alleged Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev asked a judge to suspend jury selection after the recent terrorist attacks in France.

// Convicted killer apologizes to victims? relatives

Norman Porter Jr. was convicted of two murders but fled and spent 20 years as a fugitive, becoming a poet in Chicago.

The latest issue of French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo.

Some concerned over new Charlie Hebdo cover

Muslim groups and scholars in France are worried the cartoon depicting Mohammed will ignite dangerous new passions.

Beck will perform at Boston Calling in May.

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My Morning Jacket, Beck, Pixies to play Boston Calling

Boston Calling, which returns for its fifth installment on Memorial Day weekend, casts a wide net with its May lineup.

Boston Bruins left wing David Pastrnak celebrates his goal against the Tampa Bay Lightning during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Bruins 4, lightning 3

Pastrnak?s two goals lift Bruins

The Bruins won their fourth straight, this time against the top team in the Eastern Conference.

One of Bill Cosby?s shows in Ontario drew protests. 
Activists see a silver lining to the allegations against Bill Cosby, saying the uproar has drawn sustained national attention to the issue of sexual assault.

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The Cosby dilemma comes to Boston

Boston hasn?t experienced many cultural moments more fraught than the prospect of Bill Cosby on stage Feb. 8 at the Wilbur Theatre.

NFL playoffs

// John Harbaugh now says issue was with officials, not Patriots

The Ravens coach said at his wrapup news conference that he was frustrated with the referee?s signals, not the Patriots? scheme.

// Bill Belichick?s quizzes can be a terrifying experience, report says

The Wall Street Journal detailed the methods by which the Patriots head coach expects his players to know their stuff ? at all times.

Cooking with Gordon Hamersley

// Introducing a chef you already know, Gordon Hamersley

The former bistro owner?s new cooking column offers chef?s tips, dishes he?s been making lately, favorite recipes, and more.

Red Sox name Raquel Ferreira VP of baseball administration

Ferreira is just the third woman to be elevated to a baseball operations vice president position in Major League Baseball.

At least 10 small earthquakes have hit eastern Conn.

All the quakes have been recorded in an area near the state?s border with Rhode Island since Thursday.



// The anti-Semitic derangement

Even before last week?s terror attacks, an exodus of French Jews was already underway and accelerating rapidly.

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Millions march to honor victims of France attacks

Crowds gathered in Paris and elsewhere in a somber display of solidarity and defiance after a series of terrorist attacks shook France.

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