Brown to miss most of GOP convention

Former lieutenant governor Kerry Healey said Sunday that Senator Scott Brown was doing several days of Army National Guard duty this week.

Mitt Romney and his wife, Ann, attended church services Sunday in Wolfeboro, N.H.

Mitt Romney to stress family-man qualities

A key question over the next two months is whether voters will embrace this pancake-flipping, Costco-shopping version of Romney.

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A growing Isaac menaces Gulf Coast

Amid warnings it could become a Category 2 hurricane, Tropical Storm Isaac lashed the Florida Keys and could hit the mainland anywhere from Florida to New Orleans

Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine argued with umpire Dan Bellino after Dustin Pedroia was called out at first. Valentine was eventually tossed from the game.

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Red Sox 8, Royals 6

Dustin Pedroia, Pedro Ciriaco power new-look Red Sox over Royals

Manager Bobby Valentine was ejected in the fifth inning while James Loney, fresh from the Dodgers, drove in the tying run.

The new Dodgers, including Josh Beckett and Adrian Gonzalez, arrived before Saturday night’s game against the Miami Marlins, ferried to Los Angeles in a private plane.

Dodgers seem stunned to pull off trade with Red Sox

The Dodgers, who had targeted Adrian Gonzalez since April, appeared surprised that a deal this big was completed during the waiver period.

From left: Lauren Miller, Ari Graynor, and Katie Anne Naylon.

Ari Graynor has a lot on the line

For Boston native Ari Graynor, “For a Good Time, Call . . .” is a rare chance to be a leading lady. And it’s a first try at producing.


The people with no lobby in Washington

New research points to a disturbing fact: While some Americans are well represented in the multibillion-dollar influence game, others have no place at the table at all.


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There’s a chance New England center Dan Koppen, seen here working with quarterback Tom Brady and offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels, might not make the team’s 75-man roster, which will be finalized Monday.

As Patriots roster cuts loom, keep an eye on veterans

The Patriots have to trim 10 players by 4 p.m. Monday. There’s a chance a few respected veterans will be among them, as the team looks to give them a head start on finding another job.


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Mourners entered Jubilee Christian Church in Mattapan for the funeral of Kristen Lartey, one of three friends killed Aug. 12 while in a car in Dorchester. A fourth was injured.

Mourners say Dorchester death has to matter

Clergy members and family pledged that Kristen Lartey’s death would be a galvanizing force that would help unify the city in common cause.


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Actor David Greenspan and director Rebecca Taichman work on a scene from “Marie Antoinette,” in rehearsal in Cambridge.

Rumblings of the 99% in ‘Marie Antoinette’

The topic of income inequality is very much in the air these days at the American Repertory Theater, where David Adjmi’s “Marie Antoinette” is in rehearsals for its world premiere.