Brown, Warren release tax returns

Senator Scott Brown’s income rose from more than $294,000 in 2009 to almost $840,000 in 2010, while Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warren averaged nearly $846,000 over the past 4 years.

Mass. economy doubles US pace

The state’s economy grew at 4.5 percent in the first quarter, picking up steam and doubling the national rate.


The economy, on paper and in practice

Evidence from the real world as well as research results can shed light for moderates trying to evaluate the two parties’ competing world views.

// Racist reaction to finale tarnishes Bruins’ run

The bigoted comments made on Twitter after a black Capitals player scored the series-clinching goal once again put a focus on Boston’s turbulent racial history.

On football

// Draft Patriots Football.JPEG-00086--90x90.jpg Bill Belichick is fixing Patriots’ defense

Help is coming for the Patriots’ defense. And don’t be surprised if more arrives in the form of a cornerback or two.

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Mass. voters face moral question on ‘Death with Dignity’

Should terminally ill patients have the right to get a fatal prescription? Massachusetts voters are expected to weigh in this November.

Misa Kuranaga (right) and Jeffrey Cirio during a dress rehearsal for the Boston Ballet’s production of “Don Quixote.”

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‘Don Quixote’ is crowded but pleasing

This Boston Ballet production — staged by Maina Gielgud — of Rudolf Nureyev’s farcical tale will make you laugh with delight, and even tear at your heart.

Thursday’s program opened with “Home,” choreographed by Rennie Harris.

Dance Review

Alvin Ailey has a Battle on its hands

George Balanchine, Martha Graham, Merce Cunningham, and Alvin Ailey are all gone; yet the dance companies they founded live on after them — or try to.


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BU remains frank about recent bad news

Boston University president Robert Brown has been open with parents despite unfortunate recent news, including murder, fire, sexual assault, hazing, and a bad joke.


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Red Sox 10, White Sox 3

Boston Red Sox' Jarrod Saltalamacchia watched his second home run of the baseball game during the fifth inning Thursday in Chicago. Kevin Youkilis also scored on the play.

Red Sox offense unloads again in Chicago

Jarrod Saltalamacchia homered twice as the resurgent Red Sox hammered Chicago’s Philip Humber five days after his perfect game.


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Stage Review

Sahr Ngaujah as Fela Anikulapo Kuti in the London production of “Fela!”

‘Fela!’ dazzles at Cutler Majestic

“Fela!’’ is a testament not just to the charisma of one remarkable, if flawed, man, but to the power of music to capture, channel, and communicate the spirit of rebellion.