Latest news


As budget deadline nears, House plans Sunday session

The House will hold its first Sunday session in more than two years as lawmakers seek to keep the country from tumbling over the fiscal cliff.

Retired Gen. H. Norman Schwarzkopf has died

Schwarzkopf, 78, who commanded the US-led international coalition that drove Saddam Hussein’s forces out of Kuwait in 1991, died Thursday.

// 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.

Kevin Garnett, Rajon Rondo & Co. really got things together in Tuesday’s victory over the Nets in Brooklyn.

adam hunger/reuters

Celtics vs. Clippers, 10:30 p.m.

Celtics facing a test in West coast road trip

A nationally televised game against the league-leading Clippers Thursday will give the Celtics a good idea of where they stand and where they can go.

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.

For the second time in four years, Tom Brady walked off the Super Bowl field a loser to the Giants.

10 worst Boston sports losses of 2012

Disappointment was heavy for Boston’s professional sports teams in 2012, from the Red Sox’ woes to the Patriots’ Super Bowl loss. But which were the worst defeats?

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.