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Can GPS find you a mate?

C.J. Burton

Welcome to the brave new world of mobile dating where, thanks to global positioning systems, your next match could be 50 yards away.

opinion | Rob Anderson

Are gay adults doing enough to help gay teens?

The founder of Camp Lightbulb in Provincetown hopes to help answer the question.

Abby Wambach, center, scored as the US moved into the semifinals.

US women’s soccer moves into Olympic semis

Abby Wambach scored for the fourth straight game to lead the Americans past New Zealand 2-0. They will play Britain or Canada next on Monday.

Kayla Harrison did a victory lap with the American flag after winning the gold medal.

Harrison overcomes abuse, wins judo gold

Winning judo gold wasn’t the biggest challenge for the Marblehead 22-year-old, who had been devastated after years of sexual abuse by a former coach.

Latest news


US added 163,000 jobs in July

The rise in payrolls was more than forecast and the most since February, but the unemployment rate rose to 8.3 percent, up from 8.2 percent in June.

Report faults Medicaid managed care costs

In the 2011 fiscal year, higher payments from managed care plans cost taxpayers $328 million, the state inspector general found.

Brian McGrory

Hospital’s progress may mark end of garden

As Boston Children’s Hospital looks for space to expand, Prouty ­Garden, a “sacred place” for some patients, may come to an end.

Brown, Warren split on environmental policies

Environmental advocates have turned to Elizabeth Warren after Scott Brown said he regrets supporting efforts to cut greenhouse gases.

Romney’s culture remark offers peek at worldview

Mitt Romney triggered a firestorm this week when he said that some economies are more vibrant than their neighbors because of their cultures.

Globe Insiders

Globe Insiders Event | Sept. 13, 2012, 6:00 p.m.

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Join Globe editor Peter Canellos, author Michael Grunwald, and former Massachusetts gubernatorial candidate Charlie Baker for a look at the US presidential race.


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Twins 5, Red Sox 0

Red Sox starter Jon Lester was down after allowing three runs in eight innings, and he took the loss to fall to 5-9 on the season.

Red Sox limited to two hits in loss to Twins

Jon Lester gave up three runs and struck out seven and pitched well enough to win on most nights. But the Red Sox did nothing offensively.


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Movie Review

Farrell as Doug Quaid with Jessica Biel as his freedom-fighter girlfriend.

Total mind games

This remake of “Total Recall,” the 1990 science-fiction movie, has excellent production design and starts well before it works its way toward average.