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South Boston priest arrested on child porn charges

A 39-year-old Roman Catholic priest was arrested for allegedly having pornographic images of children on his computer.

// Badminton players disqualified for trying to lose

Eight female Olympians were disqualified because officials said they were trying to lose matches to receive more favorable places in the field.

Two ex-students allege abuse at Beverly school

The Landmark School has launched an inquiry after two former students claimed they were groped by an administrator at the private residential school.

// In a twist, Romney lauds Israeli health care system

The Republican raised eyebrows by praising a system that has more government control than the Obama health law.

Changing trends on Boston restaurant menus

A rundown of what’s in, out, and upcoming on Boston menus right now.

Flavor of the month: Fried chicken, most often spotted with its partner, waffles.

Essdras M. Suarez/Globe Staff

Flavor of the month: Fried chicken, most often spotted with its partner, waffles.

Flavor of the month: banh mi.

Michele McDonald for The Boston Globe

Flavor of the month: banh mi.

On the rise: Tableside guacamole.


On the rise: Tableside guacamole.

On the rise: s’mores.

Globe File

On the rise: s’mores.

On the rise: shishito peppers.

Dinesh Ramde/Associated Press

On the rise: shishito peppers.

Then, now, and always: burgers.


Then, now, and always: burgers.

Pulled pork sandwich with baked beans and mac and cheese.

Bob Ryan | Travel

A smokehouse for the 99 percent

At Smokin’ With Chris in Southington, Conn., there is no dessert menu for good reason. You’re never going to need it.

Author Gore Vidal died from complications of pneumonia at age 86.

Gore Vidal, 86, celebrated writer, commentator

Vidal, whose best-selling novels and witty, acidulous essays made him one of America’s best-known authors, died Tuesday at his home in Hollywood Hills.

Josh Beckett hands the ball to manager Bobby Valentine after summoning medical personnel to the mound in the third inning. Beckett was forced to leave with a back spasm.

Dan Shaughnessy

Why the boos for the injured Josh Beckett?

It’s come to this for Beckett: He is a guy who gets booed when he comes out of a game with an injury.


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Red Sox 4, Tigers 1

The grounds crew was kept busy all evening, shuffling dirt around the infield between innings, but it was all for naught.

Red Sox win rainy game called after five innings

The Tigers had the bases loaded when rain halted the game in the sixth inning. But downpours kept them from getting another shot.


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Mayor Thomas M. Menino, shown on Tuesday, will undergo surgery Wednesday to fix his droopy upper eyelids.

Mayor Menino having surgery on eyelids

Mayor Menino is scheduled to undergo surgery Wednesday to repair drooping eyelids, a medical condition that has slowly obscured his vision.

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