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Warren in line for Banking Committee post

Senator-elect Elizabeth Warren is likely to be named to the Senate Banking Committee when she begins her term next month.

Closing arguments made in Cahill trial

The attorney for Timothy P. Cahill told the jury that the former state Treasurer is a victim of “a gross miscarriage of justice.”

Fire at Raynham racetrack under investigation

A fire at the Raynham Park racetrack may be linked to a string of recent arson fires in southern Massachusetts.

Debbie Currie watches what her children do on their electronic devices.

Specter of predators puts parents in constant vigil

After years of revelations about sexual predators lurking in our most respected institutions, parents and caregivers say they’re on high alert.

// NHL’s latest lockout is a costly one

The Bruins, along with local businesses, are losing out on millions of dollars as the stoppage drags on.

Like other recruiting firms, HireMinds in Kendall Square is having trouble finding candidates for tech jobs.

Dina Rudick/Globe Staff

Boston-area tech sector is scrambling to fill jobs

Headhunters are struggling to find enough talented engineers and developers for their clients.

House Speaker John Boehner

House GOP counters Obama’s fiscal plan

The House Republicans’ plan calls for almost twice as much in spending cuts and half as much revenue increases.

Jovan Belcher was, according to his agent, Joe Linta, “a very honorable young man until something went crazy wrong.’’

Christopher L. Gasper

With Jovan Belcher case, there’s just no way to know

We’ll never know what caused the desperation, despair, and derangement that led the Chiefs player to ruin so many lives.

joanna weiss

Mitt Romney for mayor of Boston

As mayor, Romney would be free to problem-solve, to do the kind of work that made him an appealing public servant in the first place.