Liberty Mutual chairman says ‘accounting issue’ overstated pay

Edmund F. “Ted” Kelly said his reported salary as CEO of the insurance giant was skewed because it included performance incentives he’d collected over several years.

MIT professor wins prestigious economics prize

Amy Finkelstein was awarded the John Bates Clark Medal, which is given annually to an economist under the age of 40.

Tax returns show Brown, Warren among top earners

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.

Illinois defensive back Tavon Wilson (9) in action on Nov. 19, 2011.

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Patriots make more moves on defense

The team selected Friday Illinois safety Tavon Wilson with the 48th pick of the NFL Draft, then picked Arkansas defensive end Jake Bequette 90th overall.

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

Paul Kolnik

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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.

David Ortiz hit a two-run homer in the second inning.

Red Sox 10, White Sox 3

Red Sox win 5th straight

The Red Sox rallied Friday night to defeat the Chicago White Sox and are 5-0 since blowing a 9-0 lead against the New York Yankees Saturday.

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In search of a top-notch nanny

As the job picture improves, well-heeled families are going in search of the perfect nanny — preferably with a college degree.

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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.


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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.


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Stage Review

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

‘Fela!’ dazzles at Cutler Majestic

The show 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.


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FTC hires outside litigator in Google antitrust case

The Federal Trade Commission said it has hired a litigator to take charge of an antitrust investigation of Google, a sign it was preparing to go to court.

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