Developers rush to build apartments

A burst of apartment construction is sweeping across Boston, with several developers proceeding with towering projects meant to tap into high demand.

An angry detour for Sox owner John Henry

Angered by what he heard on 98.5 The Sports Hub yesterday, Henry arrived uninvited at their studios and demanded to be heard on the air.

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DC Comics reboot increases violence, sex, and sales

In a rare remake in the comic book world, DC Comics recently relaunched its entire line , with popular characters and storylines starting over from scratch.

Diane Rooney says she has never recovered from the loss of her husband, Robert, and never will.

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Plymouth pays high price for foreign wars

The town of 56,000 has seen six of its own killed in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, among the highest death tolls in Massachusetts.

A customer tested the new iPhone 4S at the AT&T store in Boston.

tech lab

Siri is best part of iPhone 4S

The most vaunted new feature on the latest iPhone is Siri, a voice command system that responds to human speech with impressive precision. Brigham performs hand transplants

Surgeons at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and transplant patient Richard Mangino of Revere discussed the 12-hour operation yesterday.


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For bell, sound advice

An 876-pound bell cast by Paul Revere & Sons Bell and Cannon Foundry will be installed at Old South Meeting House steeple, which has one without a bell since 1876.


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Small touches make things clear

The Newtonville Whole Foods store will be the first supermarket on the East Coast — and the second nationally — to offer Braille food labels.


GOP presidential candidate Rick Perry discussed his proposals at the US Steel plant in West Mifflin, Pa.

Perry makes first major policy speech

Seeking to reinvigorate his campaign, Republican presidential hopeful Rick Perry called yesterday for a major expansion of oil and gas drilling.


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Theo Epstein compensation talks drag on

The Red Sox and Cubs continued to negotiate yesterday over the terms of compensation for general manager Theo Epstein, a process that is expected to last into next week.


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Stage Review

Political repression, artistic defiance

At the heart of the political satire “Speaker’s Progress” lies the notion that the act of creating theater is inherently an act of dissent.