Many alleged abusers left off church list

Cardinal Sean O’Malley is credited with going public when many dioceses have not, but critics say he has stopped far short of a full accounting.


Profiles of some known abusers left off O’Malley’s list

Read about the details behind six of the accused clerics left off Cardinal O’Malley’s list.

MGH to begin replacing hands

Mass. General Hospital is hoping eventually to pioneer a new way of replacing patients’ limbs without subjecting them to a lifetime of dangerous antirejection drugs Sogoloff still getting in the groove

Lennie Sogoloff, famed owner of the long-gone Lennie’s-on-the-Turnpike, still books professional acts for the entertainment of his fellow geriatrics.

Deficit panel appears deadlocked

Republicans and Democrats appeared no closer to reaching an accord to tackle growing budget deficits.

The long, unlikely journey of Cathy Greig

Who is the woman who lit out with Whitey Bulger, and stuck by him for all those years? Bookish, ambitious, she was no one’s image of a gangster’s moll — until she was one.


The Back Story: Catherine Greig

Globe reporter Sally Jacobs talks about how she profiled the longtime girlfriend of Whitey Bulger.

DeLeo to oust a top lieutenant

House Speaker Robert DeLeo is accusing assistant majority leader Charles Murphy of undermining his leadership in an effort to launch his own bid for the speaker’s office.

No more free passes on MBTA

The MBTA is cracking down on riders who do not pay the fare, at a time when the T boasts record ridership but is under financial pressure to raise prices and cut service.


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New Haven and Yale Police investigated the scene of an accident at Yale Bowl Lot D before the football game between Yale and Harvard today.

Woman at Harvard-Yale game killed by truck

A Mass. woman was killed and two women injured when a man driving a U-Haul truck loaded with beer hit them at the Yale-Harvard football game, police said.


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Barry Bluestone is an economist and dean of the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs at Northeastern University.

A plan to get people buying homes again

Unless we find a way to get people buying homes again, says Barry Bluestone, an economist at Northeastern, it will be very hard to see much progress in the overall economy.


Political Notebook

Romney speaks out on aides’ action

Mitt Romney said his aides purchased hard drives from the Massachusetts governor’s office for various reasons, including the personal information on those computers.

Nation & World

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Protesters run as police fire tear gas and throw stones back at protesters, who have been throwing stones at the police, near Tahrir Square in Cairo November 20, 2011. Protesters demanding an end to army rule and angered by rough police tactics battled with police on Sunday, presenting Egypt's ruling generals with their biggest security challenge yet, a week before parliamentary elections. Two people were killed and hundreds wounded in clashes on Saturday night reminiscent of some of the worst violence during the 18-day uprising that toppled Hosni Mubarak in February. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El-Ghany (EGYPT - Tags: CIVIL UNREST POLITICS)

Army, police assault protesters in Cairo

A police action to roust a few hundred protesters out of Tahrir Square instead drew thousands of people from across Egyptian society into the streets.


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Bruins 6, Islanders 0

Bruins win eighth straight

The Bruins have won eight straight games and are in seventh place in the Eastern Conference after last night’s 6-0 thumping of the Islanders.


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36 hours in Dubrovnik

The beach town far outshines regular stopovers like Nice and Positano, boasting a special mix of natural beauty and historic interest.