Sen. Brown and wife uninjured in crash

Senator Scott Brown and his wife, Gail Huff, were involved in a minor accident in Dedham as passengers in a Jeep Grand Cherokee driven by an aide, his office said.

// Shooting stuns small town of Greenland, N.H.

The sleepy town of 3,500 just outside of Portsmouth is reeling after the killing of its police chief in a standoff on a quiet street.

Paul Pierce’s 18 points paced the Celtics.

Raptors 84, Celtics 79

Celtics drop first game of tough stretch

The Celtics nearly wiped out a 15-point fourth-quarter deficit but fell short in the opener of a stretch that will see them play six games in six cities over eight days.

Red Sox 12, Rays 2

// Red Sox rout Rays in home opener

The Red Sox received a strong pitching performance from Josh Beckett and broke the game open with eight runs in the eighth inning for the win.

A North Korean soldier stood in front of a rocket launch site on April 8.

N. Korea launch sets back diplomatic efforts

President Obama said Friday the US would work with other nations to further isolate and pressure North Korea, although he was not specific.

Joan Baez plays at Club 47 in 1959.

‘Club 47’ documentary explores heyday of famed Cambridge folk hub

The story of how Club 47 went from humble Cambridge coffeehouse to nationally known folk music mecca is a fascinating one. And yet it has never been told in such panoramic detail as this.

Bad Brains, with (from left) drummer Earl Hudson, bassist Darryl Jenifer, singer H.R., and guitarist Dr. Know, has influenced musicians for decades.

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Bad Brains brings its positive punk back to life

Since 1977, Bad Brains, who plays a sold-out show at the Paradise Rock Club Monday, has inspired innumerable musicians and proved impossible to duplicate.

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Why the government can’t write in plain English

The “plain language” movement wants to abolish bureaucratese. But what if regulations are obscure for a reason?

//[1]-540--90x90.jpg Romney accuses Obama of eroding gun owners’ rights

In a speech to the National Rifle Association, Mitt Romney painted President Obama as an overzealous regulator who is chipping away at America’s freedoms.


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Bullet holes and smashed windows marked the State Police cruiser that was shot at by a man in Chicopee on early Friday.

Police ID Chicopee shooter

Carlos A. Laguer reportedly opened fire in a downtown neighborhood, hitting a police officer in a cruiser before apparently shooting himself in his home, police said.

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