Rev. Schaeffer steps down from BC board

The Rev. Bradley M. Schaeffer left his post today amid criticism of his role in supervising a former Jesuit priest who allegedly molested dozens of children over 40 years.

// Thousands mourn fallen chief

At least 3,000 mourners joined dignitaries, friends, and family to mourn Greenland Police Chief Michael Maloney, who was killed during a drug raid last week.

Cape filmmaker pleads guilty to defrauding state

Daniel Adams admitted to larceny and filing false claims with the state to obtain $4.7 million in tax credits he used to finance two films he shot on Cape Cod.

Boston Bruins goaltender Tim Thomas (R) makes a save against Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin in the second period of Game 4 of their NHL Eastern Conference quarter-final hockey playoff series in Washington, DC April 19, 2012. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT ICE HOCKEY)


Capitals 2, Bruins 1

Bruins defeated by Capitals, series tied

Alexander Semin scored the go-ahead goal that lead Washington to a 2-1 victory over the reigning Stanley Cup champions, tying the first-round series at two games apiece.

Taylor Schilling and Zac Efron in “The Lucky One.”

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Movie Review | Wesley Morris

‘Lucky One’ an unfortunate union for Zac Efron, Taylor Schilling

Efron plays Logan Thibault, a Marine convinced that he owes his life to a photo of a pretty blonde.

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Louis-Dreyfus no second banana in HBO’s ‘Veep’

What you rarely see, and what makes HBO’s new series “Veep,” premiering Sunday at 10 p.m., such a treat, are politicians as regular people.

Alpha male Freddie (above) teaches a younger chimp about life.

Movie Review | Ty Burr

‘Chimpanzee’ plays to 6-year-olds, and Tim Allen fans

This “animal drama” has been whittled down from a wealth of wildlife footage into a pleasant, occasionally scary picture-book narrative aimed at children.

Bob Marley, who died in 1981 at the age of 36, emerged out of a Jamaican ghetto to become an international music star and an icon to his country.

Movie Review | Steve Morse

‘Marley’ a long, uplifting journey of reggae legend

Bob Marley became a reggae music legend, but this film happily does not try to turn him into a saint.

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Bobby Valentine oversaw a sullen group after lifting Franklin Morales in Wednesday’s loss.

Injuries are killing the Red Sox

Ailments have taken too much firepower out of the lineup. The only hope the Red Sox have is to hang in there until players begin to come back.