In debate, Perry promises new economic plan

In tonight’s debate of GOP presidential hopefuls, Rick Perry said he will lay out his economic plan within the next three days and it will focus on energy independence.

Romney scores key endorsement from Christie

The endorsement by Governor Chris Christie of New Jersey is a major coup for Romney ahead of tonight’s debate, giving him the support of an emerging GOP icon.


Attacks on Romney’s religion are deeply offensive

While there may be some good reasons to vote against Mitt Romney for president, there is one completely foul one: his religion.

Epstein may be headed for Cubs, but not yet

No deal is in place for Red Sox General Manager Theo Epstein to join the Chicago Cubs, sources said, but a resolution is expected in the coming days.

Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe


A comforting feeling at Abigail’s

In Kendall Square, Abigail’s is the kind of restaurant that becomes a mainstay.

Occupy Bostons protesters sat on part ot the Rose Kennedy Greenway before police moved in and started making arrests early this morning.

Mayor defends arrest of Occupy Boston protesters

Police made 141 arrests, and protesters said they were “brutally attacked,” but Boston Mayor Thomas Menino said “we have a city to manage.”

US says Iran linked to assassination plot

The Justice Department charged two men, one allegedly a member of a secret Iranian military unit and the other with dual US-Iran citizenship, in a plot to kill Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to the US.


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Embattled Netflix kills plan to split up services

In a swift reversal, Netflix said yesterday that it had decided to keep its DVD-by-mail and online streaming services together under one name and one website.


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President Barack Obama gestures while speaking about jobs, Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011, at the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local No. 5 Training Center in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

GOP senators vote to defeat Obama’s jobs bill

United against Barack Obama, Senate Republicans voted Tuesday night to kill the jobs package the president had spent weeks campaigning for across the country.


SIRTE, LIBYA - OCTOBER 8: National Transitional Council (NTC) fighters take part in a street battle in the 700 complex area of

Libyan official: Khadafy hiding in southern desert

Amid speculation about Khadafy’s whereabouts, an official said he believes the deposed leader is in southern Libya but is not being protected by the Tuareg ethnic group.


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On Hockey

Bruins coach Claude Julien watched as his team fell to 1-2 in yesterday’s matinee.

Hard to excuse Bruins’ early-season problems

The team currently with its fingerprints - and maybe even random bits of DNA and champagne stains - all over the Stanley Cup doesn’t look like it’s quite ready this season.


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Alex Beam

Art as smorgasbord

The MFA seeks serendipity with its “Mixed Taste” series, taking two wildly unrelated topics, mashing them up, and hoping for the best.


“Another visible tipping point of the Charles is the wildlife. The river now hosts otters, beavers, fishers, herons, hawks, herring, and migrating loons.”

Derrick Z. Jackson