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House won’t vote today as fiscal cliff deal takes shape

President Obama spoke about the negotiations with Capitol Hill about the looming fiscal cliff on Monday.

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Although both sides got closer on a deal, the House indicated it wouldn’t vote before the midnight deadline, sending the country over the fiscal cliff, if only temporarily.

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton

Clinton has blood clot in head; doctors predict full recovery

Hillary Clinton’s doctors said the blood clot did not result in a stroke, or any neurological damage.

Donald Chapelle (right) and Andy Campbellworked on an ice sculpture Sunday at Boylston Plaza in front of the Prudential Center.

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Revelers ripe for day of fireworks and ice

First Night festivities began at 1 p.m. and culminate with fireworks at midnight over Boston Harbor.

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2012 — Year in Review

A look back at the year that was, with the year’s best in TV, movies, sports, music, art, and more.

The Mighty Mighty Bosstones performing at the House of Blues during their Hometown Throwdown on Saturday.

Music Review

Mighty Mighty Bosstones throw down at House of Blues

Opening night of the band’s 15th Hometown Throwdown was as much a love letter to Boston and its music scene as it was a ska-core blowout.

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Practical tips for a healthier 2013

Rather than simply resolving to be healthier this year, take some tips from experts on how to have a healthier 2013 — and beyond.


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NFL’s ‘Black Monday’

Andy Reid lost his final game as Eagles coach 42-7 to the Giants on Sunday.

Andy Reid, Lovie Smith among NFL firings

Reid was among seven head coaches, including Smith (Bears), Ken Whisenhunt (Cardinals), Romeo Crennel (Chiefs), and Chan Gailey (Bills), fired.