Court rules for legal immigrants in health suit

The state’s highest court ruled that the law excluding legal immigrants from subsidized health coverage is a violation of their rights under the Massachusetts Constitution. Joseph Kennedy III takes steps toward run for Congress

The son of former US Representative Joseph P. Kennedy II is opening an exploratory committee for a run at Barney Frank’s seat. 2012.JPEG-0e8bc-539--90x90.jpg Learning from the past, Romney focuses on intimate N.H. events

Mitt Romney’s team has studied Barack Obama’s failed 2008 New Hampshire strategy and is using it as a cautionary tale. Big speeches are out; spaghetti dinners are in.

Romney plan would tax poor, widen deficit

Thousands of poor Americans would see their tax bills rise by an average of $1,000 under Mitt Romney’s plan, a nonpartisan group’s analysis suggests.

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‘In the Land of Blood and Honey’ is a credible start for writer-director Angelina Jolie

Like Angelina Jolie’s public persona, the movie is invested in grit and glamour with a hazy understanding of the line separating the two.

Adepero Oduye (right) stars as Alike and KimWayans is her mother in ‘‘Pariah.’’

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‘Pariah’ is a coming-out tale to be embraced

The film is a rare revelation about life as a middle-class, gay, African-American teen.


‘Project Runway All Stars’ brings back heroes and villains tonight

Debuting at 9 p.m. on Lifetime, contestants from the last eight seasons will get a second chance. Here are a few favorites who will face off.

“The church has failed miserably, miserably, miserably.”

Bernie McDaid,  victim of clergy sexual abuse


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Upton teen dies after falling from chairlift

John “Jack” Street, 18, was fatally injured Wednesday evening when he appears to have suffered a seizure and fell from a chairlift at Ward Hill in Shrewsbury.


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Customers shopped at a Kohl's department store in California in November.

Heavy discounts help retailers have solid holiday sales

Many retailers are reporting sales gains for December, but they had to mark down coats and other gifts to get shoppers to buy in a challenging economy.

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Tim Thomas led the Bruins to a 6-1 win in New Jersey last night.

Tim Thomas elected an NHL All-Star

The Bruins goalie was one of six players chosen by fans for the Jan. 29 event. The rest of the squads will be determined by NHL officials later this month.