Police warn protesters to leave Greenway section

Boston police were warning the more than 1,000 Occupy Boston protesters tonight to leave a large section of the Greenway and move to Dewey Square or an adjacent strip of the Greenway.

Warren raises $3.15 million for Senate bid

Democrat Elizabeth Warren raised $3.15 million toward her US Senate bid in the third quarter, doubling what Republican Senator Scott Brown raised during that same time, their campaigns said.

NBA cancels first two weeks of regular season

NBA Commissioner David Stern canceled the games after owners and players were unable to reach a new labor deal in talks Monday.

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A novel life

Watertown’s Sophie Flack spins her dance experience into a young adult novel.

Book Review

‘My Song’ chronicles a life rich in music, acting, activism

A captivating memoir depicts Harry Belafonte’s life and offers an intriguing look at US history from the late ’40s to the present.

Traders worked on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York today.

Markets rise sharply on European pledge to help banks

US and European stocks rose sharply today after French and German leaders promised a ‘‘comprehensive response’’ to the debt crisis.


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Gateway to enhance Back Bay park entry

Developer Simon Property Group and area residents are discussing construction of a glass gateway or public art display that would boldly announce the entrance to Southwest Corridor Park.


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Violence erupts after Christians protest in Cairo

A demonstration by Christians angry about a recent attack on a church touched off violent protests against the military council ruling Egypt, leaving 24 people dead and more than 200 wounded.


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Avalanche 1, Bruins 0

Boston Bruins right wing Shawn Thornton got tripped up over the skates of Colorado Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov during the second period of today’s game.

Avalanche goalie has fifth career shutout against Bruins

Despite a pair of good scoring chances, the Stanley Cup champion Bruins lost to the Colorado Avalanche, the second loss of three games to start the season.

Health and wellness


At Faulkner Hospital, Dr. Mary Thorndike (above left) wears a rainbow sticker on her ID badge (left) to show support for LGBT patients.

LGBT patients search for healing

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender patients, who often feel alienated by uninformed medical providers, are more likely to struggle with health issues.


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Laura Dern stars as a stressed-out executive in HBO’s “Enlightened.’’

Dern takes the lead in ‘Enlightened’

With “Enlightened,’’ Laura Dern and writer-producer Mike White have come up with a worthy TV vehicle for the actress.