Quincy landlords get three years in prison for fatal fire

Two Quincy brothers were sentenced today for renting an unsafe basement apartment where an immigrant father and his two young sons died in a 2009 fire.

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Egypt police, protesters clash after soccer riot

Anger over a deadly soccer riot erupted in fresh clashes that injured nearly 400 people.

Gingrich asks Florida GOP to change delegate allocation

The Newt Gingrich campaign is appealing to Florida Republican officials to award delegates on a proportional basis, rather than winner-take-all.

UMass Memorial pays $520,000 over donor recruitment

UMass Memorial Health Care, which hired models to lure potential bone marrow donors, is settling claims that it engaged in improper marketing.

Daniel Radcliffe stars as Arthur Kipps, an English lawyer with a mopey demeanor in “The Woman in Black.”

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Radcliffe doesn’t stray far from Potter in ‘Woman in Black’

How frustrating to be Daniel Radcliffe. One movie after Harry Potter vanquished Voldemort, and it’s like he’s anticipating having to do it all over again.

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‘Big Miracle’ is a whale of a tale, and one worth cheering

If this movie is to be believed, the most riveting and important story of the late 1980s was three migrating California gray whales stranded beneath miles of ice.

Chad Ochocinco has been in on just one play so far in the postseason.

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It’s time to praise Chad Ochocinco

His smile is forced and he seems to be holding back his real feelings, but Ochocinco, despite limited on-field production, has kept his word to the Patriots.

A Boston that hates the Patriots

In Boston, Ind. - population 177, give or take a few folks - it’s hard to find a single person who will be rooting for the Patriots to win on Sunday.

“Giants fans are obnoxious. It would give me pleasure to see the Patriots hang 70 points on the Giants.’’

Joe Menendez,  47, a building manager in Midtown Manhattan

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Join the Boston Globe’s movie critics, Ty Burr and Wesley Morris, for a conversation about this year’s Academy Awards.

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Romney returns focus to Obama

Mitt Romney, fresh off a resounding victory in Florida, attacked President Obama without mentioning his Republican rivals as he tries to rally his fractured party.


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Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski met with reporters for the third straight day today.

Rob Gronkowski vows to make ‘final call’

The Patriots tight ends said he would decide if he can play on Sunday, and will consider pain-killing shots plus special devices that could aid his balky ankle.



Internet flash sales spawn a new breed of addicted shopper

Addiction to quick-sale websites has become a problem for some consumers, who can rack up credit card debt quickly with just a few clicks.