Santorum moves fuel predictions he will exit

Rick Santorum scheduled no public events in his home state of Pennsylvania over the weekend, fueling speculation he might quit.

After Trayvon Martin, it’s time for ‘the talk’

The shooting death of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin is prompting some black parents to talk with their sons about “proper’’ carriage in the presence of authority figures.

Old-school fans of dice and pen

Video games get attention at this weekend's PAX East gaming convention, but tabletop diversions are also a big draw.

US economy adds jobs, but at modest rate

The US added 120,000 jobs in March, a slow rate of expansion that has economists and business officials worried about the strength of the recovery.


Roman statue of Juno settles in at the MFA

Graceful, austere, and, at 13 feet, the tallest classical statue in the US, Juno will soon accept visitors at the Museum of Fine Arts.

Lynch reverses field on Afghan mission

Frustrated by a lack of progress, Rep. Stephen F. Lynch is calling on the Obama administration to speed up the US withdrawal by at least a year.

Faithful keep hopes up for church

A small group of parishioners has refused to leave St. James the Great, a Wellesley church closed in 2004, where they held a Stations of the Cross ceremony on Friday.

North End fed up with drunken crowds

North End residents aired grievances about partiers who stumble through the neighborhood, sometimes urinating and vomiting on the street, at a public safety meeting.


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 Shaun Donovan called the accord a win for struggling homeowners.

Federal loan deal is OK’d

A federal judge approved on Friday a multistate settlement that is expected to provide millions of dollars in mortgage relief to Mass. homeowners.


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Couples, Dufner share Masters lead

Augusta National Golf Club witnessed cool, windy conditions at the start of the day, but a number of stars soon delivered some welcome heat.