Protesters band together for deadline

Demonstrators voted down a proposal to hold a dance party and disperse, setting the stage for possible arrests if police move to evict them tonight.

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Streaming video from Dewey Square

Watch a live video stream of the Occupy Boston protests in Dewey Square.


Scenes and stories from Occupy Boston

Reactions and images from the protest camp at Dewey Square.

Councilor Ross eyes Barney Frank’s seat

Boston City Councilor Michael P. Ross said today he is forming an exploratory committee, a step toward running for Barney Frank’s congressional seat.

Police officer, gunman dead in Va. Tech shootings

The gunman killed a police officer and was later found dead on the same campus where a deadly shooting rampage took place in 2007. Fire.JPEG-0d0df--90x90.jpg Firefighter killed in blaze called ‘brave, selfless’

A Worcester firefighter was killed, and his partner injured, when a burning building collapsed on them today.

The Bruins are 2-2 this month after going all of November without a loss.

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Bruins drop second straight

Goalie Jose Theodore stopped 40 shots as the Florida Panthers beat the Boston Bruins tonight, 2-0.

“If police are going to force us to move, I don’t want to be here. It’s not going to be a picnic.”

William Krause,  Occupy Boston protester


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Pushed out of D.C., Berwick still focused on health care

Former administrator of Medicare and Medicaid, Dr. Don Berwick said yesterday he worries about the future of Medicaid, as budget pressures threaten cuts to the program.


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Tea Party members get behind Gingrich

Newt Gingrich surged in recent polls, including at least two that have crowned him the latest Tea Party favorite — a precarious position that some doubt will last.


Holiday Gift Guide

A beautiful Bloomingdales bag, one of the many little luxury stokstocking stuffers you could buy.

All they need for Christmas is a little luxury

This year, for most of us, it’s not going to be about big gifts. Instead, we’re thinking small but special, thoughtful pieces that we know they’ll love.

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Black history through the lens of a smartphone

The vanished history of black people in Boston is visible again to anybody with a smartphone, thanks to a free “augmented reality’’ Black History app.