Mitt Romney to announce running mate Saturday

Mitt Romney’s campaign said the presumed Republican presidential nominee will announce his vice presidential pick at 9 a.m. in Norfolk, Va.

Lillian McLean, 85, said she is upset that she will have to relocate after living at Goddard House for three years.

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Goddard House nursing home a casualty of funding, times

The rise of assisted-living facilities and a shift to care allowing elders to remain at home, have caused a decline in the number of facilities like the Jamaica Plain center.

Bus driver could be terminated from MBTA

Lataria Milton, who is charged with allegedly striking a longtime parking officer, is in the beginning stages of termination from the MBTA, a T official said.

 Three feminist punk rockers — from left in glass cage, Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, Maria Alekhina and Yekaterina Samutsevich— wait at a courtroom in Moscow Wednesday.

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Russian rulers get religion

The prosecution of members of an all-female, anti-Putin punk bank is a cautionary tale about the entanglement of church and state, writes Cathy Young.

In his lawsuit, J. Geils (left, with Peter Wolf) says he twice tried to quit the band that bears his name.

J. Geils Band poised for battle over name

Peter Wolf and the band insist their tour is still on, and the group will bill itself as the J. Geils Band without Geils, who has filed a lawsuit alleging trademark infringement.

Carmelita Jeter celebrated after crossing the finish line to win the women's 4 x 100-meter relay.

US women set record in relay

The US won the Olympic women’s 4 x 100-meter relay in a world-record time of 40.82 seconds, breaking the old record of 41.37 by East Germany in 1985.


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Clay Buchholz tossed his second complete game of the season, throwing 104 pitches Friday night and improving to 10-3.

Buchholz goes the distance to boost Red Sox

Clay Buchholz pitched a complete game and Cody Ross hit a two-run homer to propel the Red Sox to a 3-2 victory over the Indians Friday night.


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William Bryant Moseley, 45, of Malden stood beside a court officer during his arraignment in Malden District Court Friday where he pleaded not guilty to charges he murdered his girlfriend.

Malden man admits to killing woman in 911 call

“I killed her. She’s dead,” a Malden man told a police dispatcher during a 911 phone call early Friday morning before police found a body in his home.