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Markey declares candidacy in Senate special election

US Representative Edward Markey could face the recently defeated Senator Scott Brown in the race for John Kerry’s Senate seat.

Solution to fiscal cliff is in doubt as deadline approaches

President Obama arrived back in Washington and GOP leaders planned to bring the House back into session Sunday to try and resolve the impasse over the fiscal cliff.

Ex-Upper Crust workers object to bidder with ties to founder

A lawyer representing former workers urged a bankruptcy court not to approve the sale of four stores to a bidder with alleged ties to the company founder.

Matt Damon stars as Steve Butker and John Krasinski stars as Dustin Noble in the 2012 film

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Movie Review

‘Promised Land’: more promised than delivered

Two movies in one: An earnest drama written by costars Matt Damon and John Krasinski, and a nuanced portrait of small-town America by Gus Van Sant.

John Magaro stars as a young man in the ’60s who falls in love with rock ’n’ roll.

Movie Review

In ‘Not Fade Away,’ a Jersey memoir set to music

This is “Sopranos” creator David Chase’s fictionalized memoir of growing up a rock-loving teenager in suburban New Jersey.

Photo Gallery | From the Archives

//[1]-028.jpg Bill Russell’s career

The Celtics’ Bill Russell defended personal dignity in the face of institutionalized racism in society as aggressively as he defended the basket on the court.

The biggest style hits and misses of 2012

From the Olympics to the Oscars, the Emmys to ‘Argo,’ we run down looks that turned heads — in both directions.